The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Rank 62 35 30
Rank change year-on-year -27 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 85 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.58% 7.88% 7.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.97% 41.87% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 70 74
Median salary £36,000 £34,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -23.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 124 203 266
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.31% 18.83% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 92 163 196
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Essex

Firewall
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Essex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Essex over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Essex

Firewall
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +16 5 £60,000 +86.04%
Colchester -16 4 £57,500 +35.29%
Brentwood +1 3 - -
Chelmsford -15 1 - -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 45 (65.22%) Windows
2 33 (47.83%) Cisco
3 31 (44.93%) VMware
4 29 (42.03%) Linux
5 28 (40.58%) Active Directory
5 28 (40.58%) Windows Server
6 27 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
8 21 (30.43%) TCP/IP
9 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (28.99%) SAN
10 18 (26.09%) DNS
10 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (24.64%) VPN
11 17 (24.64%) Citrix
12 16 (23.19%) LAN
12 16 (23.19%) VoIP
12 16 (23.19%) WAN
12 16 (23.19%) Web Services
12 16 (23.19%) Apache
13 15 (21.74%) SOAP
13 15 (21.74%) Oracle
13 15 (21.74%) Java
13 15 (21.74%) CCNP
14 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (18.84%) Office 365
15 13 (18.84%) CheckPoint
15 13 (18.84%) SQL
15 13 (18.84%) Internet
15 13 (18.84%) OSPF

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 16 (23.19%) Apache
2 11 (15.94%) IBM HTTP Server
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.25%) IIS
4 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.80%) GlassFish
5 4 (5.80%) JBoss
5 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Office 365
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 20 (28.99%) SAN
3 18 (26.09%) DNS
4 17 (24.64%) VPN
5 16 (23.19%) LAN
5 16 (23.19%) VoIP
5 16 (23.19%) WAN
6 13 (18.84%) BGP
6 13 (18.84%) Internet
6 13 (18.84%) OSPF
7 12 (17.39%) Network Security
7 12 (17.39%) SMTP
7 12 (17.39%) SSL
8 11 (15.94%) IMAP
9 10 (14.49%) IPsec
9 10 (14.49%) iSCSI
9 10 (14.49%) LDAP
10 9 (13.04%) EIGRP
10 9 (13.04%) MPLS
11 7 (10.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Retail
3 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Architect
3 10 (14.49%) Network Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) IT Support
5 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) IT Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Business Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Graduate Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (7.25%) IT Manager
7 5 (7.25%) IT Support Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Junior
7 5 (7.25%) Junior Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Support Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) Web Services
2 15 (21.74%) SOAP
3 11 (15.94%) J2EE
4 5 (7.25%) EDI
5 4 (5.80%) .NET
5 4 (5.80%) HTML
5 4 (5.80%) Middleware
5 4 (5.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) DataPower
3 4 (5.80%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.80%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.80%) Wiki
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 45 (65.22%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Linux
3 28 (40.58%) Windows Server
4 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
7 10 (14.49%) Windows 8
7 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (11.59%) Unix
9 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
10 5 (7.25%) Mac OS X
10 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) Enterprise Architecture
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
1 11 (15.94%) OO
1 11 (15.94%) OOA/OOD
1 11 (15.94%) SOA
2 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
2 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (7.25%) Operations Management
4 5 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.25%) Service Management
5 4 (5.80%) BCP
5 4 (5.80%) Change Control
5 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.80%) Line Management
5 4 (5.80%) Logistics
5 4 (5.80%) Project Management
5 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) Java
2 13 (18.84%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) Python
4 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.90%) AWK
6 2 (2.90%) Korn
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.74%) CCNP
3 8 (11.59%) Degree
4 6 (8.70%) CCNA
4 6 (8.70%) JNCIP
5 4 (5.80%) CCIE
5 4 (5.80%) CCSE
6 2 (2.90%) RHCE
7 1 (1.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (40.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 5 (7.25%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.25%) vSphere
4 5 (7.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Nagios
2 5 (7.25%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.80%) Opsview
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (2.90%) SCCM
5 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Cisco
2 31 (44.93%) VMware
3 17 (24.64%) Citrix
4 15 (21.74%) Oracle
5 13 (18.84%) CheckPoint
6 12 (17.39%) F5
7 10 (14.49%) Juniper
8 7 (10.14%) WatchGuard
9 6 (8.70%) Blue Coat
9 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.25%) EMC
10 5 (7.25%) Sophos
10 5 (7.25%) Veeam
11 4 (5.80%) IBM
11 4 (5.80%) Imperva
11 4 (5.80%) Infoblox
11 4 (5.80%) Intel Security
11 4 (5.80%) Splunk
12 2 (2.90%) HP
12 2 (2.90%) SAP
Harlow, Essex
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