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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank - 31 36
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 0.65% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.69% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +58.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
22 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 14.77% 8.50% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 32
Average salary £31,000 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% +58.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £62,500
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 22 August 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Pegasus
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Pegasus
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (20.00%) Imperva