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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 78 67 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.08% 7.03% 6.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.76% 39.41% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 60 51 55
Average salary £38,750 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £50,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
281 170 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.90% 17.84% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 211 135 138
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Brentwood -15 15 £50,000 - 1
Harlow +3 6 £25,000 +25.00%
Colchester +3 5 £38,750 -22.50%
Chelmsford -11 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £45,000 -
Billericay +9 1 £30,000 +62.16%
Basildon +3 1 £21,500 -55.20%
Dunmow - 1 £28,750 -
Hockley - 1 £20,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 87 (54.38%) Cisco
2 81 (50.63%) Windows
3 64 (40.00%) SAN
4 53 (33.13%) MS Exchange
4 53 (33.13%) VMware
5 52 (32.50%) VPN
5 52 (32.50%) Microsoft
6 49 (30.63%) Active Directory
7 43 (26.88%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (26.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 39 (24.38%) Windows 8
8 39 (24.38%) DNS
9 38 (23.75%) Juniper
9 38 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (23.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 34 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (20.63%) Linux
12 33 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (19.38%) MS Excel
14 30 (18.75%) WAN
14 30 (18.75%) LAN
14 30 (18.75%) CCNP
15 27 (16.88%) DHCP
15 27 (16.88%) Cisco IOS
15 27 (16.88%) Network Monitoring
16 26 (16.25%) Finance
17 25 (15.63%) Windows XP
18 24 (15.00%) Symantec
19 23 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (14.38%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (33.13%) MS Exchange
2 37 (23.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.38%) Lync
7 5 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.88%) IIS
9 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (19.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.88%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.25%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (40.00%) SAN
2 52 (32.50%) VPN
3 43 (26.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 39 (24.38%) DNS
5 30 (18.75%) WAN
5 30 (18.75%) LAN
6 27 (16.88%) DHCP
6 27 (16.88%) Cisco IOS
7 21 (13.13%) OSPF
8 20 (12.50%) BGP
9 19 (11.88%) FWSM
10 16 (10.00%) MPLS
10 16 (10.00%) Wireless
11 15 (9.38%) TCP/IP
11 15 (9.38%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (8.75%) H.323
13 12 (7.50%) SSL
14 11 (6.88%) Intranet
15 9 (5.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (16.25%) Finance
2 12 (7.50%) Banking
3 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.13%) Legal
4 5 (3.13%) Advertising
5 4 (2.50%) Retail
6 3 (1.88%) Automotive
7 2 (1.25%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (34.38%) Network Engineer
2 24 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 12 (7.50%) Network Specialist
5 11 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (6.88%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (6.88%) Analyst
6 10 (6.25%) Architect
7 8 (5.00%) Consultant
7 8 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.75%) Technical Support
9 6 (3.75%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.13%) Cisco Specialist
10 5 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Network Support
10 5 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.13%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.25%) .NET
2 7 (4.38%) SOAP
3 6 (3.75%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.75%) LAMP
4 5 (3.13%) Web Services
5 4 (2.50%) REST
6 3 (1.88%) jQuery
6 3 (1.88%) WCF
6 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.88%) XML
7 1 (0.63%) XMPP
7 1 (0.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.13%) Clustering
4 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.25%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.63%) Wiki
7 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 81 (50.63%) Windows
2 39 (24.38%) Windows 8
3 34 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (20.63%) Linux
4 33 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 23 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (13.75%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.38%) UNIX
9 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.88%) Network Monitoring
2 23 (14.38%) ITIL
3 19 (11.88%) Project Management
4 12 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 11 (6.88%) Change Control
5 11 (6.88%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (5.00%) Change Management
7 8 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.00%) Migration
8 6 (3.75%) Network Management
8 6 (3.75%) ERP
9 5 (3.13%) High Availability
9 5 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (2.50%) DevOps
10 4 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.50%) Waterfall
10 4 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (2.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.75%) SQL
2 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.50%) Python
3 4 (2.50%) Perl
4 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.88%) C
4 3 (1.88%) C#
4 3 (1.88%) C++
4 3 (1.88%) Java
4 3 (1.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (26.88%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (18.75%) CCNP
3 23 (14.38%) CCNA
4 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.25%) MCP
6 7 (4.38%) CCDA
6 7 (4.38%) CCDP
7 6 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.13%) MCSE
9 4 (2.50%) CCSP
9 4 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.88%) Degree
11 2 (1.25%) CCIE
11 2 (1.25%) CCSA
11 2 (1.25%) CCSE
12 1 (0.63%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.63%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.75%) SLA
2 4 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (30.63%) Active Directory
2 38 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.25%) Xen
5 9 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.25%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.63%) XenApp
7 1 (0.63%) vSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (11.25%) Backup Exec
2 9 (5.63%) WSUS
3 7 (4.38%) SCOM
4 5 (3.13%) SCCM
5 3 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.88%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.25%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (1.25%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 87 (54.38%) Cisco
2 53 (33.13%) VMware
3 52 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 38 (23.75%) Juniper
5 24 (15.00%) Symantec
6 21 (13.13%) CheckPoint
7 20 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 17 (10.63%) HP
8 17 (10.63%) F5
9 11 (6.88%) NetApp
10 10 (6.25%) Citrix
11 9 (5.63%) Dell
12 7 (4.38%) Brocade
13 6 (3.75%) EMC
14 5 (3.13%) Google
14 5 (3.13%) SonicWALL
14 5 (3.13%) NETGEAR
14 5 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
14 5 (3.13%) Sage
15 4 (2.50%) IBM
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