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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.06% 3.48% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 16.67% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £15,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
20 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 10.64% 20.87% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 13
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,734 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £54,000 £47,500
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 28 August 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) GCED
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) GCIA
2 1 (25.00%) GSEC
2 1 (25.00%) GCIH
2 1 (25.00%) GCWN
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) TACACS
2 1 (25.00%) SSCP
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (25.00%) TACACS
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Password Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Information Management
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) SSCP
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (25.00%) GCIA
1 1 (25.00%) GSEC
1 1 (25.00%) GCIH
1 1 (25.00%) GCWN
1 1 (25.00%) GCED
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory