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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 41 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 70 79 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.88% 6.20% 6.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.18% 28.83% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 53 65 52
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
211 274 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.73% 21.49% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 151 210 142
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +3 17 £85,000 +70.00% 1
Colchester -4 16 £34,000 -12.25% 3
Hockley +3 2 - -
Chelmsford +6 1 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Basildon -13 1 £42,000 +95.34%
Witham - 1 - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 67 (54.92%) Cisco
2 53 (43.44%) Windows
3 43 (35.25%) VPN
4 41 (33.61%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (30.33%) Palo Alto
6 36 (29.51%) LAN
6 36 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (28.69%) Hyper-V
7 35 (28.69%) WAN
7 35 (28.69%) CCNP
8 34 (27.87%) MS Exchange
9 31 (25.41%) VMware
9 31 (25.41%) ITIL
9 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
9 31 (25.41%) SAN
10 30 (24.59%) TCP/IP
11 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (22.95%) Office 365
13 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
13 27 (22.13%) SonicWALL
14 26 (21.31%) Juniper
15 25 (20.49%) Active Directory
15 25 (20.49%) Finance
16 24 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 24 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2013
17 23 (18.85%) F5
17 23 (18.85%) SSL
17 23 (18.85%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (18.03%) Windows 7
18 22 (18.03%) MS Office

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 34 (27.87%) MS Exchange
2 24 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.46%) IIS
6 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
2 22 (18.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.82%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.95%) Office 365
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (35.25%) VPN
2 36 (29.51%) LAN
3 35 (28.69%) WAN
4 31 (25.41%) SAN
5 30 (24.59%) TCP/IP
6 23 (18.85%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (18.85%) SSL
7 22 (18.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (15.57%) Wireless
9 18 (14.75%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (13.93%) FirePass
10 17 (13.93%) IP Telephony
10 17 (13.93%) IPsec
10 17 (13.93%) MPLS
11 16 (13.11%) Network Security
12 11 (9.02%) BGP
12 11 (9.02%) NX-OS
13 10 (8.20%) VLAN
14 9 (7.38%) DNS
15 8 (6.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) Big Data
3 1 (0.82%) MS Access
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 25 (20.49%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Banking
3 10 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Publishing
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) French Language
5 2 (1.64%) German Language
5 2 (1.64%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (27.05%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.11%) Help Desk Engineer
2 16 (13.11%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.30%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Engineer
4 12 (9.84%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (9.02%) Firewall Engineer
5 11 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) IT Support
6 10 (8.20%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) IT Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Network Manager
8 8 (6.56%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Service Desk Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Architect
10 6 (4.92%) Information Security Officer
10 6 (4.92%) Systems Support
10 6 (4.92%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) MAPI
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.84%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.74%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.92%) iPhone
4 6 (4.92%) PDA
5 4 (3.28%) Replication
6 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.64%) iPad
6 2 (1.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.44%) Windows
2 36 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (18.03%) Windows 7
5 19 (15.57%) Windows Server
6 14 (11.48%) Linux
7 10 (8.20%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.38%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.74%) Android
10 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.92%) Windows Vista
10 6 (4.92%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.82%) CatOS
11 1 (0.82%) Debian
11 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.41%) ITIL
2 16 (13.11%) PRINCE2
3 14 (11.48%) Data Privacy
4 13 (10.66%) Project Management
5 12 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (9.02%) Load Balancing
7 9 (7.38%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.38%) Information Security
8 8 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.74%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.92%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.92%) High Availability
10 6 (4.92%) ITSM
10 6 (4.92%) Threat Management
11 4 (3.28%) Change Management
11 4 (3.28%) Network Management
12 3 (2.46%) Data Architecture
12 3 (2.46%) Risk Analysis
12 3 (2.46%) Service Management
12 3 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.84%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.28%) C
3 3 (2.46%) SQL
4 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (33.61%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (28.69%) CCNP
3 19 (15.57%) CCDP
4 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (13.93%) MCSE
6 15 (12.30%) MCITP
7 14 (11.48%) CCNA
7 14 (11.48%) MCSA
8 8 (6.56%) Degree
9 6 (4.92%) CCSA
9 6 (4.92%) MCP
10 5 (4.10%) CCDA
10 5 (4.10%) CCIE
11 4 (3.28%) CCSE
11 4 (3.28%) CCSP
11 4 (3.28%) CISSP
12 3 (2.46%) JNCIE
12 3 (2.46%) JNCIP
12 3 (2.46%) MCTS
12 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (28.69%) Hyper-V
2 25 (20.49%) Active Directory
3 20 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.92%) XenApp
5 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.46%) NFS
7 2 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.46%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.64%) WSUS
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.82%) QRadar
4 1 (0.82%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 67 (54.92%) Cisco
2 37 (30.33%) Palo Alto
3 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
3 31 (25.41%) VMware
4 27 (22.13%) SonicWALL
5 26 (21.31%) Juniper
6 23 (18.85%) F5
7 19 (15.57%) Veeam
8 13 (10.66%) Dell
9 12 (9.84%) Zeacom
10 8 (6.56%) Apple
11 7 (5.74%) Citrix
11 7 (5.74%) Draytek
12 6 (4.92%) SolarWinds
13 5 (4.10%) Aruba
13 5 (4.10%) CheckPoint
13 5 (4.10%) HP
14 4 (3.28%) Blue Coat
14 4 (3.28%) Brocade
14 4 (3.28%) Fortinet
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fixed Term placement
Posted: 2 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
AAP3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chelmsford
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £650000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Colchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago