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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 19 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.11% 6.41% 7.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 27.78% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -1.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
21 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 23.33% 23.08% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 18
Average salary £39,450 £50,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.10% +36.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,497 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £54,000
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 19 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Xen
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) NetApp
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (28.57%) Brocade
7 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Xen
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Brocade
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard
5 1 (14.29%) GFI Software
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft