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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.55% 1.61% 4.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 14.29% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £48,750 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
11 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 8.53% 11.29% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 5
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 2 (33.33%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (33.33%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (33.33%) Sendmail
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) TACACS
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Product Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (33.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Password Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) GCED
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) SSCP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) GCIA
1 1 (16.67%) GSEC
1 1 (16.67%) GCIH
1 1 (16.67%) GCWN
1 1 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Sendmail
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) UAG
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (33.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) NetApp
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint