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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 29 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 90 76 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.21% 6.11% 5.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.83% 37.62% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 74 55 47
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
266 202 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.31% 16.24% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 198 161 168
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 0 16 £50,000 -4.76%
Chelmsford +11 6 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Rayleigh 0 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Colchester -13 2 £26,750 -46.50% 1
Basildon -2 1 £21,500 +13.15%
Harlow -3 1 £25,000 -
Billericay - 1 £60,000 -
Dunmow - 1 £28,750 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 100 (55.87%) Cisco
2 80 (44.69%) Windows
3 72 (40.22%) VMware
4 67 (37.43%) Active Directory
5 61 (34.08%) MS Exchange
6 58 (32.40%) SAN
7 56 (31.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (30.17%) Microsoft
9 51 (28.49%) VPN
10 49 (27.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 48 (26.82%) DNS
11 48 (26.82%) Cisco Certification
12 43 (24.02%) ITIL
13 41 (22.91%) Exchange Server 2010
14 40 (22.35%) Windows 8
15 39 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
16 37 (20.67%) Juniper
17 34 (18.99%) Project Management
17 34 (18.99%) MS Excel
17 34 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
18 33 (18.44%) Linux
18 33 (18.44%) Finance
19 31 (17.32%) SQL
19 31 (17.32%) SQL Server
20 30 (16.76%) DHCP
21 29 (16.20%) WAN
21 29 (16.20%) CCNA
22 28 (15.64%) CCNP
23 27 (15.08%) LAN
23 27 (15.08%) Cisco IOS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 61 (34.08%) MS Exchange
2 41 (22.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (8.94%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.35%) Lync
7 5 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.23%) IIS
8 4 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.50%) Office 365
2 9 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (32.40%) SAN
2 51 (28.49%) VPN
3 49 (27.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 48 (26.82%) DNS
5 30 (16.76%) DHCP
6 29 (16.20%) WAN
7 27 (15.08%) LAN
7 27 (15.08%) Cisco IOS
8 22 (12.29%) Wireless
9 20 (11.17%) SSL
9 20 (11.17%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (10.06%) FWSM
10 18 (10.06%) BGP
11 17 (9.50%) Cisco PIX
11 17 (9.50%) OSPF
12 15 (8.38%) TCP/IP
13 13 (7.26%) H.323
13 13 (7.26%) VoIP
14 11 (6.15%) Network Security
14 11 (6.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) MySQL
3 4 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (18.44%) Finance
2 12 (6.70%) Banking
3 7 (3.91%) Legal
4 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.79%) Games
5 4 (2.23%) Automotive
5 4 (2.23%) Advertising
5 4 (2.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Local Government
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (33.52%) Network Engineer
2 22 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (8.94%) Support Engineer
4 15 (8.38%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (6.70%) Network Specialist
6 11 (6.15%) Analyst
6 11 (6.15%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (5.59%) Head of IT
8 8 (4.47%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (4.47%) Network Support
9 7 (3.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Security Analyst
9 7 (3.91%) Architect
9 7 (3.91%) Consultant
10 6 (3.35%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (3.35%) Technical Support
11 5 (2.79%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.15%) .NET
2 10 (5.59%) Web Services
3 8 (4.47%) SOAP
4 6 (3.35%) LAMP
4 6 (3.35%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.79%) CSS
6 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.23%) WCF
6 4 (2.23%) jQuery
6 4 (2.23%) REST
6 4 (2.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Blackberry
2 13 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.23%) Clustering
6 4 (2.23%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.12%) FMCG
7 2 (1.12%) Social Network
7 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.12%) PKI
7 2 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Wiki
8 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (44.69%) Windows
2 40 (22.35%) Windows 8
3 39 (21.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (18.44%) Linux
6 24 (13.41%) Windows XP
6 24 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (13.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.79%) UNIX
7 5 (2.79%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.79%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.02%) ITIL
2 34 (18.99%) Project Management
3 26 (14.53%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (8.38%) Load Balancing
5 14 (7.82%) Waterfall
6 11 (6.15%) Mentoring
7 10 (5.59%) Change Control
7 10 (5.59%) Strategic Management
7 10 (5.59%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.59%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.59%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.59%) CRM
8 9 (5.03%) Change Management
8 9 (5.03%) Logistics
9 8 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.91%) High Availability
11 6 (3.35%) Web Development
11 6 (3.35%) ERP
12 5 (2.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.32%) SQL
2 5 (2.79%) Python
2 5 (2.79%) Perl
3 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.23%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.23%) C
3 4 (2.23%) C#
3 4 (2.23%) C++
3 4 (2.23%) Java
3 4 (2.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (26.82%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (16.20%) CCNA
3 28 (15.64%) CCNP
4 26 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (11.17%) MCSE
5 20 (11.17%) Degree
6 9 (5.03%) MCP
7 8 (4.47%) CCDP
7 8 (4.47%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.35%) MCSA
9 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.68%) CCIE
11 2 (1.12%) CCDA
11 2 (1.12%) CCSA
11 2 (1.12%) CCSE
12 1 (0.56%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.56%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.56%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.82%) SLA
2 4 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 67 (37.43%) Active Directory
2 56 (31.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (13.41%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.26%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.47%) Xen
6 5 (2.79%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.68%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.68%) UAG
8 2 (1.12%) vSphere
8 2 (1.12%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (14.53%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.47%) WSUS
3 7 (3.91%) SCCM
3 7 (3.91%) SCOM
4 5 (2.79%) Nagios
5 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.12%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 100 (55.87%) Cisco
2 72 (40.22%) VMware
3 54 (30.17%) Microsoft
4 37 (20.67%) Juniper
5 26 (14.53%) CheckPoint
6 24 (13.41%) Citrix
7 22 (12.29%) Symantec
7 22 (12.29%) F5
8 17 (9.50%) HP
9 16 (8.94%) SolarWinds
10 15 (8.38%) NetApp
11 9 (5.03%) Dell
11 9 (5.03%) Brocade
12 7 (3.91%) WatchGuard
13 6 (3.35%) SonicWALL
13 6 (3.35%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (3.35%) Avaya
14 5 (2.79%) IBM
14 5 (2.79%) EMC
14 5 (2.79%) Sophos
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