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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.00% 1.39% 10.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 7.14% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 13
Average salary £47,500 - £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
22 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 17.60% 19.44% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 29
Average salary £40,000 £54,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +37.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £41,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Xen
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (25.00%) Brocade
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE
7 1 (12.50%) ADSL
7 1 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) SSL
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Xen
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
5 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) GFI Software
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee