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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 27 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.10% 8.86% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 2
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £41,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
25 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 17.48% 17.72% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 2
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
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
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (40.00%) Xen
5 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds