The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 28 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 95 72 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.79% 6.30% 6.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.31% 31.03% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 63 55 48
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
294 232 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.00% 20.32% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 215 195 118
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Firewall
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Essex region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Essex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Essex

Firewall
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -13 18 £48,500 -3.00% 1
Colchester +12 8 £45,000 +4.04%
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £45,000 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 4 £35,000 -
Chelmsford -8 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Basildon +8 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
Hockley - 1 £20,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 100 (60.61%) Windows
2 98 (59.39%) Cisco
3 60 (36.36%) VMware
4 56 (33.94%) SAN
5 48 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (28.48%) Linux
7 46 (27.88%) MS Exchange
7 46 (27.88%) VPN
8 44 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 44 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 39 (23.64%) Juniper
10 38 (23.03%) Finance
10 38 (23.03%) DNS
11 36 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 34 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (18.18%) Windows 8
14 30 (18.18%) MS Excel
15 29 (17.58%) WAN
16 28 (16.97%) DHCP
16 28 (16.97%) Xen
17 27 (16.36%) ITIL
17 27 (16.36%) Symantec
18 25 (15.15%) UNIX
18 25 (15.15%) Windows XP
18 25 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
19 24 (14.55%) LAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 46 (27.88%) MS Exchange
2 34 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.24%) Apache
5 7 (4.24%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.03%) CMS
8 2 (1.21%) Lync
9 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Office 365
2 3 (1.82%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (33.94%) SAN
2 46 (27.88%) VPN
3 38 (23.03%) DNS
4 31 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 29 (17.58%) WAN
6 28 (16.97%) DHCP
7 24 (14.55%) LAN
8 22 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 20 (12.12%) OSPF
10 18 (10.91%) BGP
10 18 (10.91%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (10.30%) Wireless
12 15 (9.09%) FWSM
13 14 (8.48%) MPLS
14 13 (7.88%) Intranet
15 11 (6.67%) H.323
15 11 (6.67%) VLAN
16 10 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
16 10 (6.06%) Junos
16 10 (6.06%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
General
1 38 (23.03%) Finance
2 10 (6.06%) Banking
3 5 (3.03%) Advertising
3 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.21%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (32.12%) Network Engineer
2 25 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
3 24 (14.55%) Administrator
4 19 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.91%) Analyst
6 14 (8.48%) Architect
7 13 (7.88%) Support Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (6.67%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) Network Specialist
11 8 (4.85%) Network Architect
11 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (4.24%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.24%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.64%) Consultant
14 5 (3.03%) IT Consultant
14 5 (3.03%) Technical Support
14 5 (3.03%) Security Consultant
14 5 (3.03%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) .NET
2 4 (2.42%) SOAP
2 4 (2.42%) Web Services
2 4 (2.42%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.42%) REST
3 1 (0.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.55%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.03%) Clustering
3 5 (3.03%) Equities
4 4 (2.42%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.21%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (60.61%) Windows
2 47 (28.48%) Linux
3 36 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (18.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 25 (15.15%) UNIX
7 25 (15.15%) Windows XP
8 13 (7.88%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.36%) ITIL
2 18 (10.91%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (10.30%) Project Management
4 12 (7.27%) Technical Analysis
5 11 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (5.45%) Migration
7 8 (4.85%) Network Design
7 8 (4.85%) Change Control
8 7 (4.24%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.64%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.64%) Change Management
9 6 (3.64%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.64%) Information Security
9 6 (3.64%) High Availability
9 6 (3.64%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.03%) SIEM
10 5 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (3.03%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.45%) SQL
2 6 (3.64%) Perl
3 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.61%) AWK
4 1 (0.61%) Korn
4 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.61%) PHP
4 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (10.91%) CCNP
2 18 (10.91%) CCNA
3 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.85%) MCSE
5 7 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.64%) MCP
6 6 (3.64%) CCIE
6 6 (3.64%) CCDA
7 5 (3.03%) CCSP
7 5 (3.03%) JNCIE
8 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.21%) VCP5
9 2 (1.21%) CCDP
9 2 (1.21%) CCA
9 2 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.61%) CISSP
10 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) SLA
2 5 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 28 (16.97%) Xen
4 11 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.61%) XenApp
6 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.03%) SCOM
3 4 (2.42%) SCCM
4 3 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.21%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.61%) WSUS
6 1 (0.61%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.61%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 98 (59.39%) Cisco
2 60 (36.36%) VMware
3 44 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 39 (23.64%) Juniper
5 27 (16.36%) Symantec
6 16 (9.70%) SolarWinds
7 13 (7.88%) Citrix
8 12 (7.27%) NetApp
9 11 (6.67%) F5
10 9 (5.45%) CheckPoint
10 9 (5.45%) HP
11 8 (4.85%) Dell
12 7 (4.24%) Oracle
12 7 (4.24%) Avaya
13 5 (3.03%) EMC
13 5 (3.03%) NETGEAR
13 5 (3.03%) Google
14 3 (1.82%) IBM
15 1 (0.61%) SAP
15 1 (0.61%) McAfee
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