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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.67% 2.21% 12.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 14.29% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -9.09%
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
20 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 13.33% 15.44% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 11
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -29.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,775 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) Product Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (28.57%) Websense
3 2 (28.57%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (28.57%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SSL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Sales Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Sendmail
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) UAG
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (28.57%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (28.57%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 2 (28.57%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix