The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 28 33 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 76 62 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.35% 5.58% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.02% 25.20% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 67 55 46
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
211 246 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.63% 22.12% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 181 198 191
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,570 £32,500 £27,616
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
East of England

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 July 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 July 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 +16 9 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Chelmsford -4 7 £47,500 -13.63%
Brentwood -4 4 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Colchester -2 2 £23,000 -54.00%
Epping - 1 - -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £22,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (62.89%) Cisco
2 96 (60.38%) Windows
3 71 (44.65%) VMware
4 70 (44.03%) Linux
5 61 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 50 (31.45%) Active Directory
7 45 (28.30%) Microsoft
8 44 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (25.16%) UNIX
10 39 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (23.90%) VPN
11 38 (23.90%) DNS
12 37 (23.27%) Finance
13 35 (22.01%) Xen
14 34 (21.38%) MS Excel
14 34 (21.38%) MS Exchange
15 29 (18.24%) DHCP
16 28 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2010
17 27 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
17 27 (16.98%) Juniper
18 24 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
19 23 (14.47%) Citrix
20 22 (13.84%) SQL
20 22 (13.84%) Performance Tuning
20 22 (13.84%) Technical Analysis
21 21 (13.21%) Oracle
21 21 (13.21%) SAN
22 20 (12.58%) Backup Exec
23 19 (11.95%) Cisco ASA
23 19 (11.95%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (21.38%) MS Exchange
2 28 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (10.06%) Apache
6 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.14%) CMS
7 5 (3.14%) IIS
7 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (21.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.92%) Magento
1 11 (6.92%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.63%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.03%) Office 365
2 3 (1.89%) SaaS
2 3 (1.89%) PaaS
2 3 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.90%) VPN
1 38 (23.90%) DNS
2 29 (18.24%) DHCP
3 21 (13.21%) SAN
4 19 (11.95%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (11.32%) Network Security
6 17 (10.69%) OSPF
6 17 (10.69%) BGP
6 17 (10.69%) TCP/IP
7 13 (8.18%) WAN
8 11 (6.92%) SSL
9 10 (6.29%) LDAP
9 10 (6.29%) Internet
9 10 (6.29%) MPLS
9 10 (6.29%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (5.66%) LAN
11 7 (4.40%) Wireless
11 7 (4.40%) NAS
12 6 (3.77%) Multicast
13 5 (3.14%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.77%) MySQL
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) VisualVM
General
1 37 (23.27%) Finance
2 11 (6.92%) Marketing
3 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.26%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Law
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (30.19%) Administrator
2 35 (22.01%) Network Engineer
3 34 (21.38%) Analyst
3 34 (21.38%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (9.43%) Support Analyst
4 15 (9.43%) Support Engineer
4 15 (9.43%) Security Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Linux Administrator
6 11 (6.92%) Network Analyst
6 11 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (6.92%) Architect
7 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.29%) Security Specialist
8 8 (5.03%) IT Security Analyst
8 8 (5.03%) Network Security Analyst
9 7 (4.40%) IT Security Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Network Support
9 7 (4.40%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.40%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) .NET
2 9 (5.66%) ADSI
3 8 (5.03%) XML
4 3 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.89%) Middleware
4 3 (1.89%) HTML
4 3 (1.89%) COM+
4 3 (1.89%) CSS
4 3 (1.89%) SOAP
4 3 (1.89%) EDI
5 2 (1.26%) Web Services
5 2 (1.26%) JSON
6 1 (0.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.77%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.14%) Equities
5 3 (1.89%) DataPower
5 3 (1.89%) Wiki
5 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.26%) Replication
6 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 96 (60.38%) Windows
2 70 (44.03%) Linux
3 44 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (25.16%) UNIX
5 39 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (9.43%) Windows 8
8 14 (8.81%) Windows XP
8 14 (8.81%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.66%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.14%) AIX
11 3 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.26%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.63%) CentOS
13 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.84%) Performance Tuning
1 22 (13.84%) Technical Analysis
2 18 (11.32%) Information Security
3 16 (10.06%) E-Commerce
3 16 (10.06%) ITIL
4 12 (7.55%) CRM
5 11 (6.92%) SIEM
5 11 (6.92%) OO
6 7 (4.40%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.40%) Risk Management
6 7 (4.40%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (3.77%) Project Management
7 6 (3.77%) Network Design
8 5 (3.14%) System Testing
8 5 (3.14%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.14%) WFM
8 5 (3.14%) TOGAF
8 5 (3.14%) Change Management
8 5 (3.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.84%) SQL
2 17 (10.69%) Perl
3 15 (9.43%) PHP
4 14 (8.81%) Java
4 14 (8.81%) Shell Script
5 12 (7.55%) AWK
5 12 (7.55%) Korn
5 12 (7.55%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.03%) Python
7 3 (1.89%) C#
7 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.89%) VBA
8 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.63%) C
9 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (10.06%) MCSE
2 16 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.92%) CCIE
3 11 (6.92%) MCP
4 10 (6.29%) MCITP
5 8 (5.03%) CCNP
5 8 (5.03%) CCNA
6 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.14%) JNCIE
7 5 (3.14%) CCSE
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.26%) VCP5
9 2 (1.26%) MCSA
9 2 (1.26%) RHCE
9 2 (1.26%) CCA
9 2 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.40%) COBIT
2 7 (4.40%) SLA
3 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (31.45%) Active Directory
3 35 (22.01%) Xen
4 7 (4.40%) vSphere
5 6 (3.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.52%) UAG
7 2 (1.26%) KVM
7 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (12.58%) Backup Exec
2 12 (7.55%) Red Hat Satellite
2 12 (7.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 7 (4.40%) ARCserve
3 7 (4.40%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.14%) Nagios
4 5 (3.14%) Opsview
5 2 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.26%) Puppet
6 1 (0.63%) SCCM
6 1 (0.63%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 100 (62.89%) Cisco
2 71 (44.65%) VMware
3 45 (28.30%) Microsoft
4 27 (16.98%) Juniper
5 23 (14.47%) Citrix
6 21 (13.21%) Oracle
7 19 (11.95%) CheckPoint
8 18 (11.32%) NetApp
9 16 (10.06%) F5
10 13 (8.18%) HP
11 12 (7.55%) Symantec
11 12 (7.55%) Red Hat
12 11 (6.92%) JD Edwards
12 11 (6.92%) SAP
13 8 (5.03%) JBoss
13 8 (5.03%) McAfee
13 8 (5.03%) WatchGuard
13 8 (5.03%) TippingPoint
14 7 (4.40%) Blue Coat
14 7 (4.40%) Veeam
Saffron Walden, Essex
Talent Source Global
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 18 days ago