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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 35 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.23% 6.42% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 41.38% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Average salary £26,750 £50,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.50% +78.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
25 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 15.34% 15.51% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 12
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +78.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £41,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCDP
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) FirePass
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Google Apps
4 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) FirePass
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
1 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCDP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
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