The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Chelmsford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 0.50% 5.63% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 30.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 14.57% 18.31% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 6
Average salary £25,000 £55,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.54% +38.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,750 £58,530
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
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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 28 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MPLS
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (90.00%) UAG
3 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (10.00%) Information Security
8 1 (10.00%) Network Security
8 1 (10.00%) TippingPoint
8 1 (10.00%) F5
8 1 (10.00%) HP
8 1 (10.00%) SSL
8 1 (10.00%) McAfee

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (90.00%) MPLS
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Expert
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) UAG
2 2 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) TippingPoint
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee