The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 23 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.67% 5.78% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.88% 34.48% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +49.13%
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 Colchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 21.33% 16.76% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 12
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,076 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Firewall
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Colchester region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Colchester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Google
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) Google Apps
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (25.00%) FCoE
5 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (25.00%) SCOM
5 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) FCoE
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Pegasus
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