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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 63 72 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.17% 5.08% 4.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.19% 37.70% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 44 66 34
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
202 191 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.57% 13.48% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 123 169 182
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £45,000 -
Basildon -4 4 - -
Brentwood -15 4 £30,000 -42.85%
Chelmsford +1 2 £48,750 +25.80%
Epping - 2 £38,750 -
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Loughton - 1 £37,500 -
Billericay - 1 £22,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (56.86%) Cisco
2 71 (46.41%) Active Directory
3 68 (44.44%) Windows
3 68 (44.44%) VMware
4 57 (37.25%) MS Exchange
5 56 (36.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (32.03%) Microsoft
6 49 (32.03%) ITIL
7 46 (30.07%) VPN
8 44 (28.76%) DNS
9 41 (26.80%) Project Management
9 41 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
12 33 (21.57%) SQL
13 32 (20.92%) DHCP
13 32 (20.92%) SAN
13 32 (20.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 32 (20.92%) Windows 8
14 31 (20.26%) SQL Server
15 29 (18.95%) Citrix
15 29 (18.95%) Juniper
15 29 (18.95%) CheckPoint
15 29 (18.95%) Finance
16 28 (18.30%) Degree
17 27 (17.65%) Backup Exec
17 27 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (16.99%) Office 365
18 26 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2007
18 26 (16.99%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 57 (37.25%) MS Exchange
2 37 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2000
6 8 (5.23%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (3.27%) Lync
7 5 (3.27%) IIS
8 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (16.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.99%) Office 365
2 12 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (30.07%) VPN
2 44 (28.76%) DNS
3 32 (20.92%) DHCP
3 32 (20.92%) SAN
3 32 (20.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (16.34%) WAN
5 22 (14.38%) LAN
6 18 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (11.11%) SSL
7 17 (11.11%) Wireless
8 14 (9.15%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (9.15%) TCP/IP
9 12 (7.84%) VoIP
10 11 (7.19%) FWSM
10 11 (7.19%) BGP
10 11 (7.19%) MPLS
11 10 (6.54%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (6.54%) OSPF
12 8 (5.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (5.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (1.31%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (18.95%) Finance
2 5 (3.27%) Games
2 5 (3.27%) Automotive
2 5 (3.27%) Legal
3 4 (2.61%) Banking
3 4 (2.61%) Retail
4 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (26.14%) Network Engineer
2 20 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (9.80%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (9.80%) Infrastructure Manager
4 14 (9.15%) Head of IT
5 13 (8.50%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (4.58%) Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 7 (4.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.58%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Network Support
9 6 (3.92%) Security Analyst
9 6 (3.92%) Consultant
9 6 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.27%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.23%) .NET
2 6 (3.92%) LAMP
2 6 (3.92%) Web Services
3 5 (3.27%) XML
3 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.27%) CSS
3 5 (3.27%) SOAP
3 5 (3.27%) WCF
3 5 (3.27%) jQuery
4 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.03%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.46%) Blackberry
2 16 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.80%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.23%) BYOD
5 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.61%) Replication
6 4 (2.61%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.31%) Social Network
7 2 (1.31%) FMCG
7 2 (1.31%) PKI
8 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.65%) Wiki
8 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 68 (44.44%) Windows
2 41 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (20.92%) Windows 8
4 27 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (15.69%) Linux
6 22 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 18 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.27%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.27%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.31%) UNIX
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.03%) ITIL
2 41 (26.80%) Project Management
3 19 (12.42%) Load Balancing
4 15 (9.80%) SDLC
5 14 (9.15%) Strategic Management
5 14 (9.15%) CRM
5 14 (9.15%) PRINCE2
5 14 (9.15%) Waterfall
6 13 (8.50%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (7.84%) Service Delivery
7 12 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (5.88%) Logistics
8 9 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
9 8 (5.23%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.23%) High Availability
10 6 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.92%) Web Development
10 6 (3.92%) Change Management
10 6 (3.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.57%) SQL
2 6 (3.92%) Perl
2 6 (3.92%) Python
3 5 (3.27%) C
3 5 (3.27%) C#
3 5 (3.27%) C++
3 5 (3.27%) Java
3 5 (3.27%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (18.30%) Degree
3 25 (16.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (16.34%) CCNP
4 21 (13.73%) CCNA
5 20 (13.07%) MCSE
6 7 (4.58%) CCDP
6 7 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.92%) CCSA
7 6 (3.92%) MCSA
8 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.61%) CCIE
8 4 (2.61%) MCP
9 2 (1.31%) CCSE
9 2 (1.31%) PMP
9 2 (1.31%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.31%) CISSP
9 2 (1.31%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) COBIT
2 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (46.41%) Active Directory
2 56 (36.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (15.03%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.92%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.96%) UAG
7 2 (1.31%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.31%) Xen
7 2 (1.31%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 11 (7.19%) SCCM
2 11 (7.19%) SCOM
3 8 (5.23%) WSUS
4 5 (3.27%) Nagios
5 2 (1.31%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.31%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 87 (56.86%) Cisco
2 68 (44.44%) VMware
3 49 (32.03%) Microsoft
4 29 (18.95%) Citrix
4 29 (18.95%) Juniper
4 29 (18.95%) CheckPoint
5 25 (16.34%) F5
6 22 (14.38%) NetApp
7 16 (10.46%) SolarWinds
8 14 (9.15%) Avaya
9 11 (7.19%) HP
9 11 (7.19%) Symantec
9 11 (7.19%) Barracuda Networks
10 9 (5.88%) Websense
10 9 (5.88%) Brocade
11 7 (4.58%) WatchGuard
12 5 (3.27%) Rackspace
12 5 (3.27%) Sophos
12 5 (3.27%) SonicWALL
13 4 (2.61%) Blue Coat
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