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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 39 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.95% 1.14% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 13.33% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £23,000 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.86% 8.52% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 26
Average salary £31,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
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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 10 July 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (69.23%) Fat Client
3 9 (69.23%) Citrix
3 9 (69.23%) OSPF
3 9 (69.23%) BGP
3 9 (69.23%) Thin Client
3 9 (69.23%) CCNP
4 8 (61.54%) DHCP
4 8 (61.54%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) NetScreen
5 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
5 7 (53.85%) BIG-IP
5 7 (53.85%) Blue Coat
5 7 (53.85%) CCSE
5 7 (53.85%) Network Security
5 7 (53.85%) Infoblox
5 7 (53.85%) Imperva
5 7 (53.85%) F5
5 7 (53.85%) DMVPN
5 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Network+ Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (69.23%) OSPF
2 9 (69.23%) BGP
3 8 (61.54%) DHCP
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
4 7 (53.85%) DMVPN
4 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) NetScreen
4 7 (53.85%) BIG-IP
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.69%) FTP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Specialist
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security Specialist
2 7 (53.85%) Security Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Thin Client
1 9 (69.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNP
3 7 (53.85%) CCSE
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (15.38%) CCVP
4 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) Blue Coat
4 7 (53.85%) Infoblox
4 7 (53.85%) Imperva
4 7 (53.85%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Pegasus
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft