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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 37 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.87% 2.58% 4.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.89% 9.30% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Average salary £32,500 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
45 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 16.85% 27.74% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43 43 22
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Colchester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (73.53%) Windows
1 25 (73.53%) MS Exchange
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (61.76%) Hyper-V
3 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
4 20 (58.82%) Office 365
5 19 (55.88%) MS Excel
6 18 (52.94%) VMware
6 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (52.94%) SonicWALL
7 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
8 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (47.06%) MS Office
9 15 (44.12%) MCSE
10 14 (41.18%) MCSA
10 14 (41.18%) Veeam
11 13 (38.24%) MCITP
11 13 (38.24%) SAN
12 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
12 12 (35.29%) Driving Licence
13 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
13 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
14 7 (20.59%) VPN
15 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
15 6 (17.65%) Finance
16 5 (14.71%) Dell
16 5 (14.71%) Cisco

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (73.53%) MS Exchange
2 18 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.88%) IIS
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (55.88%) MS Excel
2 16 (47.06%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (2.94%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 20 (58.82%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) VPN
3 5 (14.71%) LAN
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) VoIP
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.82%) DNS
5 3 (8.82%) FirePass
5 3 (8.82%) IPsec
5 3 (8.82%) NX-OS
5 3 (8.82%) SSL
6 2 (5.88%) DHCP
6 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.94%) FTP
7 1 (2.94%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) POP3
7 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MS Access
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Engineer
1 12 (35.29%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Help Desk Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Firewall Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.88%) Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Android
9 1 (2.94%) Debian
9 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (2.94%) Data Privacy
3 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.94%) Migration
3 1 (2.94%) Network Management
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (44.12%) MCSE
3 14 (41.18%) MCSA
4 13 (38.24%) MCITP
5 4 (11.76%) MCP
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.94%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Hyper-V
2 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (2.94%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) SonicWALL
2 18 (52.94%) VMware
3 14 (41.18%) Veeam
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco
4 5 (14.71%) Dell
5 3 (8.82%) F5
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.88%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) Acronis
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya
7 1 (2.94%) AVG
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.94%) Sage
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) Synology
7 1 (2.94%) Toshiba
7 1 (2.94%) Trend Micro
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