Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - +36 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 32 0 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 13.45% - 6.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 49.23% - 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30 0 23
Colchester median annual salary £52,500 - £31,500
10th Percentile £50,875 - £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 - £44,000
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,375
% change year-on-year +50.00% -6.35% -9.94%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Colchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 65 48 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 27.31% 13.45% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 60 47 54
Colchester median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +58.73% -25.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £37,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,500 £74,500 £47,125
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +14.09% -6.88%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Colchester

Firewall
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Colchester.

Salary trend for Firewall in Colchester

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Colchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 29 (90.63%) LAN
2 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 29 (90.63%) CheckPoint
3 28 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (87.50%) DNS
3 28 (87.50%) CCNA
4 25 (78.13%) DHCP
4 25 (78.13%) Data Centre
5 24 (75.00%) Cacti
5 24 (75.00%) FTP
5 24 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
6 23 (71.88%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (71.88%) Cisco IOS
6 23 (71.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (65.63%) CCNP
8 20 (62.50%) VoIP
8 20 (62.50%) Meraki
9 13 (40.63%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (37.50%) Network Management
11 11 (34.38%) MRTG
11 11 (34.38%) SmokePing
11 11 (34.38%) Time Management
12 6 (18.75%) Polycom
12 6 (18.75%) Statistics
12 6 (18.75%) Automotive
12 6 (18.75%) VPN
12 6 (18.75%) ITIL
12 6 (18.75%) Change Control
13 2 (6.25%) Microsoft

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Zimbra
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) WAN
2 29 (90.63%) LAN
3 28 (87.50%) DNS
4 25 (78.13%) DHCP
5 24 (75.00%) FTP
6 23 (71.88%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (71.88%) Cisco IOS
6 23 (71.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (62.50%) VoIP
8 11 (34.38%) MRTG
9 6 (18.75%) VPN
10 1 (3.13%) IPsec
10 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
10 1 (3.13%) OpenVPN
10 1 (3.13%) PBX
10 1 (3.13%) Softphone
10 1 (3.13%) VLAN
10 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (18.75%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 19 (59.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (59.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 19 (59.38%) WAN Engineer
3 15 (46.88%) LAN Engineer
3 15 (46.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (78.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (37.50%) Network Management
3 11 (34.38%) Time Management
4 6 (18.75%) Change Control
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) Statistics
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) BDD
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.13%) Security Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) CCNA
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
3 21 (65.63%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (75.00%) Cacti
2 11 (34.38%) SmokePing
3 1 (3.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) CheckPoint
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) Meraki
3 6 (18.75%) Polycom
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Open-E
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Veeam