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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 26 31 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 71 69 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.47% 6.24% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.02% 29.11% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 53 61 34
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% +21.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £37,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
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
215 237 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.58% 21.43% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 160 202 167
Average salary £37,500 £47,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.21% +25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,734 £32,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Basildon - 11 £51,250 -
Colchester +2 3 - - 4
Harlow - 2 £40,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £37,500 -
Chelmsford -7 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Loughton - 1 £27,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £22,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 90 (65.69%) Windows
2 84 (61.31%) Cisco
3 61 (44.53%) Linux
4 54 (39.42%) VMware
5 48 (35.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 38 (27.74%) UNIX
7 36 (26.28%) Xen
8 33 (24.09%) Finance
9 32 (23.36%) Active Directory
10 31 (22.63%) VPN
10 31 (22.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (21.17%) MS Exchange
11 29 (21.17%) Microsoft
12 27 (19.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (16.79%) Juniper
13 23 (16.79%) DNS
13 23 (16.79%) ITIL
13 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
13 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2010
15 21 (15.33%) Technical Analysis
16 19 (13.87%) SAN
16 19 (13.87%) DHCP
16 19 (13.87%) Performance Tuning
17 18 (13.14%) WAN
17 18 (13.14%) NetApp
18 17 (12.41%) TCP/IP
18 17 (12.41%) Oracle
18 17 (12.41%) Windows 8

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (21.17%) MS Exchange
2 22 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (10.95%) Apache
5 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.65%) CMS
7 4 (2.92%) IIS
8 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.73%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Magento
1 7 (5.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.63%) VPN
2 23 (16.79%) DNS
3 19 (13.87%) SAN
3 19 (13.87%) DHCP
4 18 (13.14%) WAN
5 17 (12.41%) TCP/IP
6 15 (10.95%) LAN
7 14 (10.22%) MPLS
8 13 (9.49%) OSPF
9 11 (8.03%) BGP
9 11 (8.03%) Wireless
10 10 (7.30%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (7.30%) Multicast
11 9 (6.57%) Network Security
12 8 (5.84%) SSL
12 8 (5.84%) Internet
13 7 (5.11%) Intranet
13 7 (5.11%) LDAP
13 7 (5.11%) VLAN
14 6 (4.38%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) MySQL
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) VisualVM
General
1 33 (24.09%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Marketing
3 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.73%) Automotive
3 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (33.58%) Administrator
2 35 (25.55%) Systems Administrator
3 24 (17.52%) Network Engineer
4 20 (14.60%) Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) Architect
5 11 (8.03%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.30%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.30%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Network Architect
8 8 (5.84%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.38%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.38%) IT Support
9 6 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.65%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) IT Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) .NET
2 5 (3.65%) XML
3 4 (2.92%) ADSI
4 3 (2.19%) Middleware
4 3 (2.19%) SOAP
4 3 (2.19%) COM+
5 2 (1.46%) EDI
5 2 (1.46%) CSS
5 2 (1.46%) HTML
6 1 (0.73%) XMPP
6 1 (0.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.65%) Equities
3 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.19%) Wiki
4 3 (2.19%) DataPower
4 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.73%) iPhone
6 1 (0.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 90 (65.69%) Windows
2 61 (44.53%) Linux
3 38 (27.74%) UNIX
4 31 (22.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (19.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (12.41%) Windows 8
8 14 (10.22%) Windows XP
9 13 (9.49%) Windows 7
10 7 (5.11%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.92%) AIX
13 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.73%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.79%) ITIL
2 21 (15.33%) Technical Analysis
3 19 (13.87%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (7.30%) Information Security
4 10 (7.30%) Project Management
5 8 (5.84%) Network Design
5 8 (5.84%) SIEM
6 7 (5.11%) CRM
6 7 (5.11%) OO
6 7 (5.11%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.11%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.65%) Regression Testing
7 5 (3.65%) Network Architecture
7 5 (3.65%) System Testing
7 5 (3.65%) WFM
8 4 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.92%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.92%) Change Management
9 3 (2.19%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.95%) Perl
1 15 (10.95%) SQL
2 10 (7.30%) AWK
2 10 (7.30%) Korn
2 10 (7.30%) Bash Shell
2 10 (7.30%) Shell Script
2 10 (7.30%) PHP
2 10 (7.30%) Java
3 8 (5.84%) Python
4 2 (1.46%) C#
4 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.46%) VBA
5 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.76%) MCSE
3 9 (6.57%) CCNP
4 7 (5.11%) CCIE
4 7 (5.11%) MCP
5 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.38%) CCNA
5 6 (4.38%) CCDA
6 5 (3.65%) CCSP
6 5 (3.65%) JNCIE
6 5 (3.65%) MCITP
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.46%) VCP5
8 2 (1.46%) Degree
8 2 (1.46%) CCA
8 2 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) SLA
2 6 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (35.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (26.28%) Xen
3 32 (23.36%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.73%) UAG
5 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.76%) Backup Exec
2 10 (7.30%) Red Hat Satellite
2 10 (7.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (3.65%) Nagios
3 5 (3.65%) Opsview
4 3 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.73%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.73%) SCCM
6 1 (0.73%) SCOM
6 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (61.31%) Cisco
2 54 (39.42%) VMware
3 29 (21.17%) Microsoft
4 23 (16.79%) Juniper
5 18 (13.14%) NetApp
6 17 (12.41%) Oracle
7 14 (10.22%) Citrix
8 12 (8.76%) F5
8 12 (8.76%) Symantec
9 10 (7.30%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.30%) HP
10 8 (5.84%) CheckPoint
11 7 (5.11%) JD Edwards
11 7 (5.11%) Avaya
11 7 (5.11%) SAP
12 5 (3.65%) JBoss
12 5 (3.65%) Splunk
13 4 (2.92%) McAfee
14 3 (2.19%) webMethods
14 3 (2.19%) Software AG
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