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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.16% 4.70% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 31.82% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £15,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.42% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
12 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 6.94% 14.77% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 9
Average salary £45,250 £39,450 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -28.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £29,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Password Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) TACACS
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) GCED
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TACACS
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Password Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) SSCP
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (20.00%) GCIA
1 1 (20.00%) GSEC
1 1 (20.00%) GCIH
1 1 (20.00%) GCWN
1 1 (20.00%) GCED
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory