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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.05% 0.51% 4.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 3.45% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
14 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 10.69% 14.80% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 9
Average salary £47,500 £25,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Websense
3 2 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
3 1 (12.50%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Product Management
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Password Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) SSCP
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) GCIA
2 1 (12.50%) GSEC
2 1 (12.50%) GCIH
2 1 (12.50%) GCWN
2 1 (12.50%) GCED
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (12.50%) UAG
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Websense
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) F5