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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 43 74 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.65% 6.29% 5.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.50% 35.58% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 65 60
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,800 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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
183 208 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.55% 17.69% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 107 178 204
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
Billericay - 7 £22,500 -
Chelmsford -6 2 £15,000 -68.42%
Basildon -16 2 £30,000 -36.84%
Harlow - 2 £53,750 -
Epping +4 1 £40,000 -
Colchester +3 1 £29,500 +28.26% 2
Brentwood -13 1 - -
Loughton - 1 £37,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 66 (51.56%) Cisco
2 64 (50.00%) Windows
3 61 (47.66%) Active Directory
4 54 (42.19%) VMware
5 48 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 47 (36.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (35.94%) ITIL
8 43 (33.59%) MS Exchange
9 40 (31.25%) Project Management
10 34 (26.56%) DNS
11 31 (24.22%) VPN
12 29 (22.66%) Cisco Certification
12 29 (22.66%) SQL
12 29 (22.66%) Office 365
12 29 (22.66%) Degree
13 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (21.88%) Citrix
14 27 (21.09%) DHCP
14 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
14 27 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (20.31%) SAN
15 26 (20.31%) Finance
16 23 (17.97%) Backup Exec
16 23 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2007
17 20 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
17 20 (15.63%) Data Centre
17 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (15.63%) Juniper
17 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (15.63%) MCSE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 43 (33.59%) MS Exchange
2 27 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (10.94%) SharePoint
6 8 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (2.34%) IIS
8 2 (1.56%) Lync
8 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.66%) Office 365
2 8 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.56%) DNS
2 31 (24.22%) VPN
3 27 (21.09%) DHCP
4 26 (20.31%) SAN
5 18 (14.06%) WAN
6 17 (13.28%) LAN
6 17 (13.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (10.16%) Wireless
8 11 (8.59%) TCP/IP
8 11 (8.59%) SSL
9 9 (7.03%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (5.47%) FWSM
11 6 (4.69%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (3.91%) NetScreen
12 5 (3.91%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (3.91%) SNMP
12 5 (3.91%) VoIP
13 4 (3.13%) OSPF
13 4 (3.13%) BGP
13 4 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (20.31%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.69%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Games
4 3 (2.34%) Automotive
5 2 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (23.44%) Network Engineer
2 20 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
3 18 (14.06%) Analyst
4 14 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) Head of IT
5 13 (10.16%) Infrastructure Manager
6 11 (8.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Security Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (7.03%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.25%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Team Leader
10 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 7 (5.47%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) IT Support
11 6 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.91%) Service Manager
12 5 (3.91%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) CSS
1 5 (3.91%) Web Services
2 3 (2.34%) XML
2 3 (2.34%) WCF
2 3 (2.34%) jQuery
2 3 (2.34%) SOAP
2 3 (2.34%) .NET
2 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 19 (14.84%) Management Information System
3 14 (10.94%) Blackberry
4 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
6 8 (6.25%) BYOD
7 6 (4.69%) Replication
8 5 (3.91%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.91%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.56%) FMCG
9 2 (1.56%) Social Network
9 2 (1.56%) PKI
10 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.78%) iPhone
10 1 (0.78%) iPad
10 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (50.00%) Windows
2 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (13.28%) Windows 8
5 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.94%) Linux
5 14 (10.94%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.47%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.69%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.91%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.94%) ITIL
2 40 (31.25%) Project Management
3 15 (11.72%) Load Balancing
3 15 (11.72%) SDLC
4 14 (10.94%) Waterfall
4 14 (10.94%) Strategic Management
4 14 (10.94%) CRM
5 13 (10.16%) PRINCE2
6 12 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (8.59%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.59%) High Availability
8 10 (7.81%) Logistics
9 9 (7.03%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (7.03%) Data Centre Operations
10 8 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (5.47%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (4.69%) Web Development
12 6 (4.69%) Network Design
12 6 (4.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.66%) SQL
2 6 (4.69%) C
3 3 (2.34%) C#
3 3 (2.34%) C++
3 3 (2.34%) Java
3 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.34%) Perl
3 3 (2.34%) Python
3 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (22.66%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (22.66%) Degree
2 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (15.63%) MCSE
3 19 (14.84%) CCNP
4 15 (11.72%) CCNA
5 6 (4.69%) MCSA
5 6 (4.69%) CCIE
5 6 (4.69%) CISSP
6 5 (3.91%) CEH
6 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.91%) CCSA
7 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.56%) PMP
8 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 61 (47.66%) Active Directory
2 47 (36.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.06%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.69%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.56%) UAG
6 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.78%) Xen
7 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (17.97%) Backup Exec
2 11 (8.59%) SCCM
2 11 (8.59%) SCOM
3 5 (3.91%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (51.56%) Cisco
2 54 (42.19%) VMware
3 48 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 28 (21.88%) Citrix
5 20 (15.63%) Juniper
6 18 (14.06%) NetApp
7 17 (13.28%) CheckPoint
8 16 (12.50%) F5
9 14 (10.94%) SolarWinds
10 13 (10.16%) Avaya
11 7 (5.47%) Symantec
11 7 (5.47%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (5.47%) Websense
11 7 (5.47%) WatchGuard
12 6 (4.69%) Blue Coat
13 5 (3.91%) Sophos
13 5 (3.91%) Infoblox
13 5 (3.91%) Nortel
14 3 (2.34%) Rackspace
15 2 (1.56%) Kaspersky
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