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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 27 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 83 73 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.43% 6.27% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.07% 29.55% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 60 59 28
Average salary £40,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
251 247 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.46% 21.22% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 184 205 128
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -9 12 £48,500 -7.61% 2
Colchester +3 6 £42,500 -1.73%
Basildon +12 5 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £41,250 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 3 £35,000 - 2
Harlow -1 2 £40,500 -2.40%
Chelmsford -6 1 £22,500 -45.78%
Loughton - 1 £27,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 99 (65.13%) Windows
1 99 (65.13%) Cisco
2 63 (41.45%) VMware
3 57 (37.50%) Linux
4 55 (36.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (30.92%) SAN
6 39 (25.66%) Finance
7 38 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 37 (24.34%) MS Exchange
8 37 (24.34%) Xen
9 35 (23.03%) UNIX
9 35 (23.03%) Microsoft
10 33 (21.71%) VPN
10 33 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (20.39%) Juniper
12 30 (19.74%) DNS
13 28 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (15.79%) MS Excel
15 24 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (15.13%) ITIL
16 23 (15.13%) WAN
17 22 (14.47%) DHCP
17 22 (14.47%) Windows 8
17 22 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (13.16%) LAN
19 18 (11.84%) Windows XP
19 18 (11.84%) TCP/IP
19 18 (11.84%) NetApp

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 37 (24.34%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (8.55%) Apache
6 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.29%) CMS
7 3 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.66%) IIS
8 1 (0.66%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (1.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (30.92%) SAN
2 33 (21.71%) VPN
3 30 (19.74%) DNS
4 23 (15.13%) WAN
5 22 (14.47%) DHCP
5 22 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (13.16%) LAN
7 18 (11.84%) TCP/IP
8 16 (10.53%) OSPF
9 14 (9.21%) BGP
10 13 (8.55%) MPLS
10 13 (8.55%) Wireless
10 13 (8.55%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (7.24%) FWSM
12 10 (6.58%) Multicast
12 10 (6.58%) Intranet
13 8 (5.26%) VLAN
14 7 (4.61%) Internet
14 7 (4.61%) SSL
14 7 (4.61%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
General
1 39 (25.66%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Banking
3 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.32%) Advertising
4 2 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (0.66%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) Network Engineer
2 36 (23.68%) Administrator
3 34 (22.37%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (11.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.55%) Architect
5 13 (8.55%) Analyst
6 12 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.26%) Network Architect
8 6 (3.95%) Network Specialist
8 6 (3.95%) IT Support
8 6 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.29%) IT Consultant
9 5 (3.29%) Consultant
9 5 (3.29%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) IT Security Consultant
9 5 (3.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.29%) .NET
2 3 (1.97%) SOAP
2 3 (1.97%) Web Services
2 3 (1.97%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.97%) REST
3 1 (0.66%) ADSI
3 1 (0.66%) LAMP
3 1 (0.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.29%) Equities
2 5 (3.29%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.97%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.32%) Clustering
4 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.32%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.66%) iPhone
5 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 99 (65.13%) Windows
2 57 (37.50%) Linux
3 35 (23.03%) UNIX
4 33 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (14.47%) Windows 8
8 18 (11.84%) Windows XP
9 12 (7.89%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.97%) AIX
11 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.66%) CentOS
12 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.13%) ITIL
2 18 (11.84%) Technical Analysis
3 15 (9.87%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (7.89%) Project Management
6 8 (5.26%) Network Design
7 6 (3.95%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.95%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.29%) SIEM
8 5 (3.29%) System Testing
8 5 (3.29%) Network Architecture
8 5 (3.29%) WFM
8 5 (3.29%) Information Security
8 5 (3.29%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.29%) Migration
8 5 (3.29%) Regression Testing
8 5 (3.29%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.29%) OO
9 4 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.92%) SQL
2 8 (5.26%) Perl
3 5 (3.29%) Python
4 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.97%) AWK
4 3 (1.97%) Korn
4 3 (1.97%) PHP
4 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.32%) Java
5 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.24%) CCNP
2 11 (7.24%) CCNA
3 10 (6.58%) MCSE
3 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.95%) CCIE
4 6 (3.95%) CCDA
5 5 (3.29%) CCSP
5 5 (3.29%) JNCIE
5 5 (3.29%) MCP
6 4 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) VCP5
8 2 (1.32%) MCITP
8 2 (1.32%) Degree
8 2 (1.32%) CCA
8 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.66%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) SLA
2 5 (3.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 55 (36.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 37 (24.34%) Xen
4 8 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.66%) XenApp
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.63%) SCOM
3 3 (1.97%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (1.97%) SCCM
4 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.66%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (65.13%) Cisco
2 63 (41.45%) VMware
3 35 (23.03%) Microsoft
4 31 (20.39%) Juniper
5 18 (11.84%) NetApp
6 17 (11.18%) Symantec
7 14 (9.21%) Citrix
8 11 (7.24%) SolarWinds
9 9 (5.92%) F5
9 9 (5.92%) Oracle
10 8 (5.26%) CheckPoint
11 7 (4.61%) HP
11 7 (4.61%) Avaya
12 4 (2.63%) Dell
12 4 (2.63%) EMC
12 4 (2.63%) Google
13 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.32%) JD Edwards
14 2 (1.32%) Pegasus
14 2 (1.32%) SAP
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Xchanging
Salary: Bens + Bons
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + pension, bonus, medical, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Overtime, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago