The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 24 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.67% 8.86% 4.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 48.28% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 3
Average salary £28,750 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £35,750 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £50,000 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 20.83% 18.35% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 3
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,366 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £31,800 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Chelmsford region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Xen
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) UNIX
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Symantec
6 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) MCITP
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard
7 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (14.29%) XenApp
7 1 (14.29%) Veeam
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (14.29%) GFI Software

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ADSL
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Xen
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard
6 1 (14.29%) Veeam
6 1 (14.29%) GFI Software
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