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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 27 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 94 83 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.34% 5.94% 4.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.88% 38.43% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 71 64 45
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 £28,000 £23,300 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
262 216 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.45% 15.45% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 191 176 176
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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 -10 15 £50,000 -4.76%
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £45,000 -
Chelmsford +7 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Basildon -1 4 £21,500 +13.15%
Rayleigh 0 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Colchester -12 1 £23,500 -53.00% 1
Billericay - 1 £60,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 98 (56.98%) Cisco
2 79 (45.93%) Windows
3 69 (40.12%) Active Directory
3 69 (40.12%) VMware
4 62 (36.05%) MS Exchange
5 56 (32.56%) VPN
5 56 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 53 (30.81%) Microsoft
7 49 (28.49%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (27.33%) DNS
8 47 (27.33%) ITIL
9 45 (26.16%) SAN
10 44 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 43 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (24.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 42 (24.42%) Windows 8
13 39 (22.67%) Project Management
14 37 (21.51%) Juniper
15 36 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
16 34 (19.77%) MS Excel
17 33 (19.19%) SQL
17 33 (19.19%) Finance
18 32 (18.60%) DHCP
19 31 (18.02%) Backup Exec
20 30 (17.44%) CCNP
20 30 (17.44%) CCNA
20 30 (17.44%) SQL Server
20 30 (17.44%) Citrix
21 29 (16.86%) Microsoft Certification
21 29 (16.86%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 62 (36.05%) MS Exchange
2 44 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (16.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (16.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (10.47%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.07%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (3.49%) Lync
7 5 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.33%) IIS
8 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (19.77%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.63%) Office 365
2 11 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 56 (32.56%) VPN
2 47 (27.33%) DNS
3 45 (26.16%) SAN
4 42 (24.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 32 (18.60%) DHCP
6 28 (16.28%) WAN
7 26 (15.12%) LAN
8 22 (12.79%) Cisco IOS
9 20 (11.63%) Wireless
9 20 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (11.05%) SSL
11 16 (9.30%) BGP
11 16 (9.30%) FWSM
12 15 (8.72%) Cisco PIX
12 15 (8.72%) OSPF
12 15 (8.72%) TCP/IP
13 13 (7.56%) VoIP
14 11 (6.40%) MPLS
14 11 (6.40%) Network Security
15 10 (5.81%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.49%) MySQL
3 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (19.19%) Finance
2 9 (5.23%) Banking
3 7 (4.07%) Legal
4 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.91%) Games
5 4 (2.33%) Automotive
5 4 (2.33%) Advertising
5 4 (2.33%) Retail
6 2 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (33.72%) Network Engineer
2 20 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (8.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (8.14%) Support Engineer
3 14 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (7.56%) Head of IT
5 12 (6.98%) Analyst
6 11 (6.40%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (5.23%) Network Specialist
7 9 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.65%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.07%) Consultant
9 7 (4.07%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (4.07%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.07%) Network Support
9 7 (4.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Technical Support
11 5 (2.91%) Architect
11 5 (2.91%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.23%) .NET
2 8 (4.65%) Web Services
3 6 (3.49%) SOAP
3 6 (3.49%) LAMP
4 5 (2.91%) CSS
5 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.33%) WCF
5 4 (2.33%) jQuery
5 4 (2.33%) XML
6 2 (1.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.95%) Blackberry
2 14 (8.14%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.07%) BYOD
3 7 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.33%) Clustering
4 4 (2.33%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.74%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.16%) FMCG
6 2 (1.16%) PKI
6 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.16%) Social Network
6 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 79 (45.93%) Windows
2 43 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (24.42%) Windows 8
4 36 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (16.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (16.28%) Linux
7 26 (15.12%) Windows XP
8 24 (13.95%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.91%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.91%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.16%) UNIX
11 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.33%) ITIL
2 39 (22.67%) Project Management
3 20 (11.63%) Network Monitoring
4 18 (10.47%) Load Balancing
5 15 (8.72%) Waterfall
6 13 (7.56%) Strategic Management
6 13 (7.56%) CRM
7 12 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 12 (6.98%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (6.40%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (5.23%) Logistics
9 9 (5.23%) High Availability
9 9 (5.23%) Change Control
9 9 (5.23%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.65%) Change Management
10 8 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (3.49%) ERP
11 6 (3.49%) Web Development
12 5 (2.91%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.19%) SQL
2 5 (2.91%) Python
2 5 (2.91%) Perl
3 4 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.33%) C
3 4 (2.33%) C#
3 4 (2.33%) C++
3 4 (2.33%) Java
3 4 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (28.49%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (17.44%) CCNP
2 30 (17.44%) CCNA
3 29 (16.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (13.95%) Degree
5 23 (13.37%) MCSE
6 9 (5.23%) MCP
7 8 (4.65%) CCDP
7 8 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.49%) MCSA
9 5 (2.91%) CCSA
10 4 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.33%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.33%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.74%) CCIE
12 2 (1.16%) CCDA
12 2 (1.16%) CCSE
13 1 (0.58%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.58%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.58%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.16%) COBIT
2 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 69 (40.12%) Active Directory
2 56 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (15.12%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.91%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.33%) Xen
7 3 (1.74%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.74%) UAG
8 2 (1.16%) vSphere
8 2 (1.16%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (18.02%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.65%) WSUS
3 6 (3.49%) SCCM
3 6 (3.49%) SCOM
4 5 (2.91%) Nagios
5 2 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.16%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.16%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 98 (56.98%) Cisco
2 69 (40.12%) VMware
3 53 (30.81%) Microsoft
4 37 (21.51%) Juniper
5 30 (17.44%) Citrix
6 28 (16.28%) CheckPoint
7 25 (14.53%) F5
8 24 (13.95%) Symantec
9 19 (11.05%) SolarWinds
10 18 (10.47%) NetApp
11 17 (9.88%) HP
12 12 (6.98%) Avaya
13 9 (5.23%) Barracuda Networks
13 9 (5.23%) Brocade
14 8 (4.65%) Dell
15 7 (4.07%) WatchGuard
16 6 (3.49%) SonicWALL
16 6 (3.49%) Websense
17 5 (2.91%) Sophos
17 5 (2.91%) Sage
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