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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 27 29 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +31
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 76 72 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.55% 6.38% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.76% 29.27% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 59 60 29
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,875
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.19%
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
232 246 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.00% 21.79% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 177 207 147
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £32,500 £26,000
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 2 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 2 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
Basildon - 8 £51,250 -
Colchester +4 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Brentwood -6 5 £48,500 -5.36% 2
Harlow - 2 £40,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £37,500 -
Chelmsford -6 1 £47,500 +22.58%
Loughton - 1 £27,500 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £35,000 - 2
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 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 91 (64.08%) Windows
2 89 (62.68%) Cisco
3 60 (42.25%) Linux
4 58 (40.85%) VMware
5 51 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (26.06%) Xen
7 36 (25.35%) UNIX
8 35 (24.65%) Active Directory
8 35 (24.65%) Finance
9 32 (22.54%) SAN
9 32 (22.54%) MS Exchange
9 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
11 28 (19.72%) VPN
12 27 (19.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (18.31%) Juniper
14 24 (16.90%) DNS
15 23 (16.20%) ITIL
15 23 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (15.49%) MS Excel
16 22 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
17 20 (14.08%) Technical Analysis
18 19 (13.38%) WAN
18 19 (13.38%) NetApp
19 18 (12.68%) DHCP
20 17 (11.97%) TCP/IP
20 17 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2007
20 17 (11.97%) Windows 8
20 17 (11.97%) Performance Tuning

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 32 (22.54%) MS Exchange
2 23 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (10.56%) Apache
6 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.52%) CMS
7 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.82%) IIS
9 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (2.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.54%) SAN
2 28 (19.72%) VPN
3 24 (16.90%) DNS
4 19 (13.38%) WAN
5 18 (12.68%) DHCP
6 17 (11.97%) TCP/IP
7 16 (11.27%) LAN
8 13 (9.15%) MPLS
8 13 (9.15%) OSPF
9 12 (8.45%) Wireless
9 12 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (7.75%) BGP
11 10 (7.04%) Multicast
12 9 (6.34%) Internet
13 8 (5.63%) FWSM
13 8 (5.63%) Intranet
14 7 (4.93%) LDAP
14 7 (4.93%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (4.93%) VLAN
14 7 (4.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) MySQL
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) VisualVM
General
1 35 (24.65%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Marketing
3 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (29.58%) Administrator
2 35 (24.65%) Systems Administrator
3 28 (19.72%) Network Engineer
4 17 (11.97%) Analyst
5 13 (9.15%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.04%) Architect
7 8 (5.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.63%) Network Architect
7 8 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.23%) IT Support
10 5 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) Consultant
10 5 (3.52%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.93%) .NET
2 4 (2.82%) ADSI
3 3 (2.11%) Middleware
3 3 (2.11%) COM+
3 3 (2.11%) SOAP
3 3 (2.11%) XML
4 1 (0.70%) LAMP
4 1 (0.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.52%) Equities
3 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.11%) Wiki
3 3 (2.11%) DataPower
3 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.41%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Clustering
5 1 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 91 (64.08%) Windows
2 60 (42.25%) Linux
3 36 (25.35%) UNIX
4 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (19.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (11.97%) Windows 8
8 14 (9.86%) Windows XP
9 13 (9.15%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.11%) AIX
13 2 (1.41%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.70%) CentOS
14 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.20%) ITIL
2 20 (14.08%) Technical Analysis
3 17 (11.97%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (7.75%) Project Management
5 8 (5.63%) Network Design
5 8 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (4.93%) Information Security
7 6 (4.23%) SIEM
7 6 (4.23%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.52%) System Testing
8 5 (3.52%) Network Architecture
8 5 (3.52%) WFM
8 5 (3.52%) Regression Testing
9 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.82%) OO
9 4 (2.82%) CRM
9 4 (2.82%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.82%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.82%) Change Management
9 4 (2.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.15%) SQL
2 12 (8.45%) Perl
3 8 (5.63%) Python
4 7 (4.93%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.93%) AWK
4 7 (4.93%) Korn
4 7 (4.93%) Java
4 7 (4.93%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.52%) PHP
6 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.45%) MCSE
3 9 (6.34%) CCNP
4 7 (4.93%) CCNA
4 7 (4.93%) MCP
5 6 (4.23%) CCDA
5 6 (4.23%) CCIE
6 5 (3.52%) CCSP
6 5 (3.52%) JNCIE
6 5 (3.52%) MCITP
7 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.41%) RHCE
9 2 (1.41%) CCA
9 2 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.41%) MCSA
9 2 (1.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) SLA
2 5 (3.52%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 51 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (26.06%) Xen
3 35 (24.65%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (8.45%) Backup Exec
2 7 (4.93%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (4.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (3.52%) Opsview
3 5 (3.52%) Nagios
4 3 (2.11%) SCOM
5 2 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.41%) SCCM
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.70%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (62.68%) Cisco
2 58 (40.85%) VMware
3 30 (21.13%) Microsoft
4 26 (18.31%) Juniper
5 19 (13.38%) NetApp
6 15 (10.56%) Oracle
7 13 (9.15%) Citrix
8 12 (8.45%) Symantec
9 10 (7.04%) F5
10 9 (6.34%) HP
11 7 (4.93%) Avaya
11 7 (4.93%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.23%) CheckPoint
12 6 (4.23%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.52%) Splunk
13 5 (3.52%) JBoss
14 4 (2.82%) SAP
14 4 (2.82%) IBM
14 4 (2.82%) JD Edwards
15 3 (2.11%) webMethods
Essex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits package + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Overtime, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 11 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + pension, bonus, medical, etc
Posted: 13 days ago