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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 44 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 50 70 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.99% 6.29% 6.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.63% 31.96% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 44 58 65
Average salary £36,125 £40,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.24% -15.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
203 219 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.20% 19.69% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 147 180 194
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Colchester - 10 £30,500 - 1
Billericay - 6 £22,500 -
Basildon -12 4 £30,500 -35.78%
Harlow -5 2 £53,750 +32.71%
Brentwood -6 2 - -
Chelmsford -15 2 £15,000 -68.42%
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £48,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 63 (56.25%) Windows
2 52 (46.43%) Cisco
2 52 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 45 (40.18%) Microsoft
4 44 (39.29%) VMware
5 39 (34.82%) MS Exchange
6 37 (33.04%) ITIL
6 37 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (28.57%) Project Management
8 30 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (25.89%) DNS
9 29 (25.89%) Office 365
10 28 (25.00%) VPN
11 27 (24.11%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (22.32%) SAN
13 24 (21.43%) DHCP
14 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
14 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (19.64%) Hyper-V
16 21 (18.75%) CCNP
17 20 (17.86%) Degree
18 19 (16.96%) SQL
18 19 (16.96%) Finance
18 19 (16.96%) Data Centre
19 18 (16.07%) LAN
19 18 (16.07%) WAN
19 18 (16.07%) Citrix
19 18 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
20 17 (15.18%) MS Excel
20 17 (15.18%) Backup Exec

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 39 (34.82%) MS Exchange
2 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (13.39%) SharePoint
6 8 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.79%) Lync
9 2 (1.79%) IIS
10 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (15.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.89%) Office 365
2 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.89%) DNS
2 28 (25.00%) VPN
3 25 (22.32%) SAN
4 24 (21.43%) DHCP
5 18 (16.07%) LAN
5 18 (16.07%) WAN
6 10 (8.93%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.14%) SSL
7 8 (7.14%) Wireless
7 8 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.46%) FWSM
9 5 (4.46%) NetScreen
10 4 (3.57%) OSPF
10 4 (3.57%) BGP
10 4 (3.57%) Network Security
10 4 (3.57%) IPsec
10 4 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.68%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (2.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Games
5 2 (1.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (20.54%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.96%) Analyst
3 17 (15.18%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) Security Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Head of IT
8 7 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) IT Support
8 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Security Operations Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Security Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) IT Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) Web Services
2 2 (1.79%) XML
2 2 (1.79%) WCF
2 2 (1.79%) jQuery
2 2 (1.79%) .NET
2 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.79%) CSS
2 2 (1.79%) SOAP
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.96%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.39%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.82%) Blackberry
4 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 6 (5.36%) BYOD
6 6 (5.36%) Replication
7 5 (4.46%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.79%) PKI
9 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.89%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.89%) iPhone
9 1 (0.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 63 (56.25%) Windows
2 30 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.61%) Windows 8
6 10 (8.93%) Linux
6 10 (8.93%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.57%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.04%) ITIL
2 32 (28.57%) Project Management
3 12 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.82%) Load Balancing
5 10 (8.93%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (8.93%) PRINCE2
5 10 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (8.04%) Data Centre Operations
6 9 (8.04%) SDLC
6 9 (8.04%) Incident Management
6 9 (8.04%) High Availability
7 8 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 8 (7.14%) Strategic Management
7 8 (7.14%) CRM
7 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.14%) Information Security
8 7 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
9 6 (5.36%) SIEM
9 6 (5.36%) Time Management
9 6 (5.36%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.96%) SQL
2 7 (6.25%) C
3 2 (1.79%) C#
3 2 (1.79%) C++
3 2 (1.79%) Java
3 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.79%) Perl
3 2 (1.79%) Python
3 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (24.11%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (18.75%) CCNP
3 20 (17.86%) Degree
4 16 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (13.39%) MCSE
6 10 (8.93%) CCNA
7 8 (7.14%) CISSP
8 7 (6.25%) CEH
8 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 7 (6.25%) MCSA
9 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.36%) DV Cleared
10 5 (4.46%) CCSA
10 5 (4.46%) CCIE
11 3 (2.68%) MCITP
12 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.79%) PMP
12 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.89%) SSCP
13 1 (0.89%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 37 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.89%) vSphere
6 1 (0.89%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (15.18%) Backup Exec
2 10 (8.93%) SCCM
2 10 (8.93%) SCOM
3 3 (2.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (46.43%) Cisco
2 45 (40.18%) Microsoft
3 44 (39.29%) VMware
4 18 (16.07%) Citrix
5 16 (14.29%) NetApp
6 15 (13.39%) Juniper
7 13 (11.61%) SolarWinds
7 13 (11.61%) F5
8 12 (10.71%) CheckPoint
9 11 (9.82%) Avaya
10 7 (6.25%) Blue Coat
10 7 (6.25%) SonicWALL
11 6 (5.36%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (5.36%) Websense
12 5 (4.46%) Infoblox
12 5 (4.46%) Symantec
12 5 (4.46%) Nortel
13 3 (2.68%) Dell
13 3 (2.68%) Sophos
13 3 (2.68%) WatchGuard
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago