The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 31 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.95% 1.40% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.14% 22.22% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Average salary £50,000 £28,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -50.22%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.28% 6.29% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 29
Average salary £50,000 £28,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -41.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Firewall
Essex

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Colchester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (78.57%) DHCP
3 11 (78.57%) DNS
4 10 (71.43%) Citrix
4 10 (71.43%) CCNP
4 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (71.43%) Fat Client
4 10 (71.43%) OSPF
4 10 (71.43%) BGP
4 10 (71.43%) Thin Client
5 8 (57.14%) Blue Coat
5 8 (57.14%) CCSE
5 8 (57.14%) BIG-IP
5 8 (57.14%) Network Security
5 8 (57.14%) Infoblox
5 8 (57.14%) Imperva
5 8 (57.14%) F5
5 8 (57.14%) DMVPN
5 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (57.14%) NetScreen
5 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (78.57%) DHCP
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (71.43%) OSPF
3 10 (71.43%) BGP
4 8 (57.14%) BIG-IP
4 8 (57.14%) Network Security
4 8 (57.14%) DMVPN
4 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (57.14%) NetScreen
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 2 (14.29%) NAS
6 1 (7.14%) FTP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Specialist
2 8 (57.14%) Security Specialist
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Fat Client
1 10 (71.43%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) CCNP
3 8 (57.14%) CCSE
4 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) CCIE
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
5 2 (14.29%) CCVP
5 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) Citrix
4 8 (57.14%) Blue Coat
4 8 (57.14%) Infoblox
4 8 (57.14%) Imperva
4 8 (57.14%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Kaspersky
5 2 (14.29%) LANDesk