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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 91 69 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.25% 6.54% 5.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.70% 38.76% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 77 50 50
Average salary £44,500 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.78% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
270 178 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.50% 16.87% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 205 137 155
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Brentwood -3 18 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Harlow 0 6 £25,000 -
Chelmsford -3 4 £41,250 -17.50%
Colchester -11 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Rayleigh 0 2 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Billericay +12 1 £60,000 +224.32%
Basildon -1 1 £21,500 -55.20%
Dunmow - 1 £28,750 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 102 (55.74%) Cisco
2 83 (45.36%) Windows
3 66 (36.07%) SAN
4 64 (34.97%) VMware
5 58 (31.69%) Active Directory
6 56 (30.60%) VPN
6 56 (30.60%) Microsoft
6 56 (30.60%) MS Exchange
7 55 (30.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 49 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (26.78%) Cisco Certification
9 43 (23.50%) Juniper
9 43 (23.50%) DNS
10 41 (22.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 40 (21.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (20.77%) Windows 8
13 36 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (19.67%) ITIL
13 36 (19.67%) Linux
13 36 (19.67%) MS Excel
14 33 (18.03%) LAN
14 33 (18.03%) WAN
15 32 (17.49%) Finance
15 32 (17.49%) Cisco IOS
16 30 (16.39%) DHCP
16 30 (16.39%) Network Monitoring
17 29 (15.85%) CCNP
17 29 (15.85%) CCNA
18 27 (14.75%) Windows XP
18 27 (14.75%) Project Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (30.60%) MS Exchange
2 41 (22.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.83%) Lync
7 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.19%) IIS
7 4 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.83%) Office 365
2 5 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.64%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (36.07%) SAN
2 56 (30.60%) VPN
3 55 (30.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 43 (23.50%) DNS
5 33 (18.03%) LAN
5 33 (18.03%) WAN
6 32 (17.49%) Cisco IOS
7 30 (16.39%) DHCP
8 23 (12.57%) Wireless
9 21 (11.48%) FWSM
10 20 (10.93%) BGP
10 20 (10.93%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (10.93%) SSL
11 19 (10.38%) Cisco PIX
11 19 (10.38%) OSPF
12 15 (8.20%) H.323
13 13 (7.10%) MPLS
14 12 (6.56%) TCP/IP
15 11 (6.01%) Intranet
15 11 (6.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (17.49%) Finance
2 13 (7.10%) Banking
3 6 (3.28%) Legal
3 6 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.19%) Automotive
4 4 (2.19%) Advertising
4 4 (2.19%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 66 (36.07%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (9.29%) Support Engineer
4 14 (7.65%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (7.10%) Network Specialist
6 10 (5.46%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (5.46%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (4.92%) Architect
8 8 (4.37%) Analyst
8 8 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.37%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (4.37%) Network Support
9 7 (3.83%) Consultant
10 6 (3.28%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (3.28%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) Cisco Specialist
11 5 (2.73%) Head of IT
11 5 (2.73%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.01%) .NET
2 8 (4.37%) SOAP
3 6 (3.28%) Web Services
3 6 (3.28%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.28%) LAMP
4 4 (2.19%) WCF
4 4 (2.19%) jQuery
4 4 (2.19%) REST
4 4 (2.19%) XML
4 4 (2.19%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.57%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.83%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.19%) Clustering
5 4 (2.19%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.09%) FMCG
6 2 (1.09%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.09%) Social Network
7 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.55%) Wiki
7 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (45.36%) Windows
2 40 (21.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (20.77%) Windows 8
4 36 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (19.67%) Linux
5 27 (14.75%) Windows XP
6 25 (13.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (11.48%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.83%) UNIX
9 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.67%) ITIL
2 30 (16.39%) Network Monitoring
3 27 (14.75%) Project Management
4 16 (8.74%) Load Balancing
5 13 (7.10%) Mentoring
6 12 (6.56%) Change Control
7 11 (6.01%) Change Management
8 10 (5.46%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (4.92%) Waterfall
9 9 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.37%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.37%) Logistics
11 7 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.83%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.83%) Migration
11 7 (3.83%) High Availability
12 6 (3.28%) ERP
13 5 (2.73%) CRM
13 5 (2.73%) Network Management
13 5 (2.73%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.93%) SQL
2 5 (2.73%) Python
2 5 (2.73%) Perl
3 4 (2.19%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.19%) C
3 4 (2.19%) C#
3 4 (2.19%) C++
3 4 (2.19%) Java
3 4 (2.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (26.78%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (15.85%) CCNP
2 29 (15.85%) CCNA
3 16 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.65%) Degree
5 10 (5.46%) MCSE
6 9 (4.92%) MCP
6 9 (4.92%) CCDP
7 8 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.73%) CCDA
9 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.64%) CCIE
11 2 (1.09%) CCSP
11 2 (1.09%) CCSA
11 2 (1.09%) CCSE
12 1 (0.55%) VCP4
12 1 (0.55%) MCSA
12 1 (0.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.65%) SLA
2 4 (2.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (31.69%) Active Directory
2 49 (26.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.01%) Xen
5 9 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.09%) UAG
6 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.09%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.55%) XenApp
7 1 (0.55%) vSphere
7 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (12.02%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.37%) WSUS
2 8 (4.37%) SCOM
3 6 (3.28%) SCCM
4 3 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.09%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (1.09%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.55%) Nagios
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 102 (55.74%) Cisco
2 64 (34.97%) VMware
3 56 (30.60%) Microsoft
4 43 (23.50%) Juniper
5 26 (14.21%) CheckPoint
6 24 (13.11%) Symantec
7 23 (12.57%) F5
8 20 (10.93%) SolarWinds
9 18 (9.84%) HP
10 15 (8.20%) Citrix
11 12 (6.56%) NetApp
12 9 (4.92%) Dell
12 9 (4.92%) Brocade
13 7 (3.83%) EMC
14 6 (3.28%) Barracuda Networks
15 5 (2.73%) SonicWALL
15 5 (2.73%) Google
15 5 (2.73%) IBM
15 5 (2.73%) Sage
16 4 (2.19%) Avaya
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
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