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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 24 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.14% 4.97% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 33.33% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £41,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £44,300 £47,700
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
40 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 25.16% 14.92% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 5
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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 24 December 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (33.33%) Google Apps
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) CCDP
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (22.22%) FirePass
2 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) FCoE
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCDP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
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