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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 23 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 70 67 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.42% 6.20% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.71% 29.78% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 57 62 41
Average salary £40,500 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
214 225 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.62% 20.81% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 171 193 175
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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 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 2 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 - 1
Chelmsford 0 4 £47,500 -
Harlow - 2 £40,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £37,500 - 1
Brentwood -6 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Epping - 1 - -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £22,500 -
Loughton - 1 £27,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 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 92 (64.34%) Windows
2 88 (61.54%) Cisco
3 60 (41.96%) Linux
4 56 (39.16%) VMware
5 48 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 38 (26.57%) UNIX
8 36 (25.17%) Finance
9 35 (24.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (24.48%) VPN
10 34 (23.78%) Microsoft
10 34 (23.78%) Xen
11 32 (22.38%) MS Exchange
12 31 (21.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (18.88%) MS Excel
14 26 (18.18%) DNS
15 24 (16.78%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2010
16 23 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (16.08%) Juniper
17 21 (14.69%) DHCP
17 21 (14.69%) Technical Analysis
18 20 (13.99%) ITIL
19 18 (12.59%) SQL
19 18 (12.59%) Oracle
19 18 (12.59%) NetApp
19 18 (12.59%) Performance Tuning
20 17 (11.89%) Windows 8
20 17 (11.89%) SAN
20 17 (11.89%) Perl

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 32 (22.38%) MS Exchange
2 24 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (10.49%) Apache
5 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.50%) CMS
6 5 (3.50%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.50%) IIS
7 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (18.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Oracle CRM
1 9 (6.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.48%) VPN
2 26 (18.18%) DNS
3 21 (14.69%) DHCP
4 17 (11.89%) TCP/IP
4 17 (11.89%) SAN
5 15 (10.49%) MPLS
6 14 (9.79%) OSPF
6 14 (9.79%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (9.79%) WAN
7 12 (8.39%) BGP
7 12 (8.39%) Network Security
8 11 (7.69%) LAN
9 9 (6.29%) SSL
10 8 (5.59%) Internet
10 8 (5.59%) Wireless
10 8 (5.59%) Multicast
11 7 (4.90%) LDAP
12 6 (4.20%) Junos
13 5 (3.50%) VLAN
13 5 (3.50%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) MySQL
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) VisualVM
General
1 36 (25.17%) Finance
2 9 (6.29%) Marketing
3 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.40%) Automotive
4 1 (0.70%) Law
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Advertising
4 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (32.87%) Administrator
2 33 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 27 (18.88%) Network Engineer
3 27 (18.88%) Analyst
4 13 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (8.39%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 11 (7.69%) Architect
7 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.29%) Network Architect
8 7 (4.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.20%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Network Security Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Network Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) IT Support
10 5 (3.50%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.50%) Design Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.49%) .NET
2 7 (4.90%) XML
3 6 (4.20%) ADSI
4 3 (2.10%) Middleware
4 3 (2.10%) COM+
4 3 (2.10%) CSS
4 3 (2.10%) SOAP
4 3 (2.10%) EDI
4 3 (2.10%) HTML
5 1 (0.70%) Web Services
5 1 (0.70%) LAMP
5 1 (0.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.50%) Equities
3 3 (2.10%) Wiki
3 3 (2.10%) DataPower
3 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) iPhone
5 1 (0.70%) Statistics
5 1 (0.70%) Replication
5 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 92 (64.34%) Windows
2 60 (41.96%) Linux
3 38 (26.57%) UNIX
4 35 (24.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (21.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (11.89%) Windows 8
8 14 (9.79%) Windows 7
9 13 (9.09%) Windows XP
10 9 (6.29%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.50%) AIX
12 3 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.40%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.70%) CentOS
14 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.69%) Technical Analysis
2 20 (13.99%) ITIL
3 18 (12.59%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (10.49%) Information Security
5 10 (6.99%) SIEM
6 9 (6.29%) OO
6 9 (6.29%) CRM
6 9 (6.29%) E-Commerce
7 8 (5.59%) Network Design
7 8 (5.59%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.90%) Project Management
9 5 (3.50%) Change Management
9 5 (3.50%) Regression Testing
9 5 (3.50%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.50%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.50%) System Testing
9 5 (3.50%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (3.50%) WFM
10 4 (2.80%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.59%) SQL
2 17 (11.89%) Perl
3 13 (9.09%) PHP
3 13 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 12 (8.39%) AWK
4 12 (8.39%) Korn
4 12 (8.39%) Bash Shell
4 12 (8.39%) Java
5 8 (5.59%) Python
6 3 (2.10%) C#
6 3 (2.10%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.10%) VBA
7 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (16.78%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.79%) MCSE
3 10 (6.99%) CCIE
4 9 (6.29%) MCP
5 7 (4.90%) MCITP
5 7 (4.90%) CCNP
5 7 (4.90%) CCNA
5 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.90%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.50%) JNCIE
7 4 (2.80%) CCDA
8 3 (2.10%) CCSP
8 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.40%) RHCE
9 2 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.40%) Degree
9 2 (1.40%) MCSA
9 2 (1.40%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.29%) SLA
3 5 (3.50%) COBIT
3 5 (3.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 34 (23.78%) Xen
4 6 (4.20%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.80%) UAG
6 3 (2.10%) vSphere
7 2 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.70%) KVM
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (10.49%) Backup Exec
2 12 (8.39%) Red Hat Satellite
2 12 (8.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (3.50%) Opsview
3 5 (3.50%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.50%) Nagios
4 3 (2.10%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.70%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.70%) Puppet
6 1 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (61.54%) Cisco
2 56 (39.16%) VMware
3 34 (23.78%) Microsoft
4 23 (16.08%) Juniper
5 18 (12.59%) NetApp
5 18 (12.59%) Oracle
6 15 (10.49%) Citrix
7 13 (9.09%) F5
8 12 (8.39%) HP
8 12 (8.39%) Red Hat
8 12 (8.39%) Symantec
9 11 (7.69%) CheckPoint
10 9 (6.29%) JD Edwards
10 9 (6.29%) SAP
11 7 (4.90%) Avaya
11 7 (4.90%) McAfee
12 6 (4.20%) TippingPoint
13 5 (3.50%) Splunk
13 5 (3.50%) JBoss
14 4 (2.80%) WatchGuard
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago