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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 32 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 0.58% 3.85% 4.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 37.50% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £15,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.42% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -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
9 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 5.23% 10.26% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 7
Average salary £61,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) TACACS
3 1 (16.67%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (16.67%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (16.67%) SSCP
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) TACACS
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Information 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%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SSCP
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) Security+ 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%) GCED
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
1 1 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (16.67%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Websense
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) F5