The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hemel Hempstead region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 40 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 2.02% 4.46% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 17.65% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 3
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +28.37%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 22.54% 25.25% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 71 48 46
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £23,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £53,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Hertfordshire

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Firewall
Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Hemel Hempstead region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Hemel Hempstead region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco
4 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 12 (41.38%) CCNA
5 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
5 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
6 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
6 11 (37.93%) Citrix
6 11 (37.93%) SQL
6 11 (37.93%) DHCP
6 11 (37.93%) DNS
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (34.48%) Problem Management
7 10 (34.48%) HP
7 10 (34.48%) WAN
7 10 (34.48%) LAN
7 10 (34.48%) ITIL
7 10 (34.48%) SAN
7 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
8 9 (31.03%) VoIP
8 9 (31.03%) VPN
8 9 (31.03%) iSCSI

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
1 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (10.34%) IIS
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) DHCP
1 11 (37.93%) DNS
2 10 (34.48%) WAN
2 10 (34.48%) LAN
2 10 (34.48%) SAN
3 9 (31.03%) VoIP
3 9 (31.03%) VPN
3 9 (31.03%) iSCSI
4 5 (17.24%) SSL
4 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
4 5 (17.24%) OSPF
4 5 (17.24%) BGP
4 5 (17.24%) IPsec
5 4 (13.79%) Wireless
5 4 (13.79%) Network Security
5 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.45%) NAS
7 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Support Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Security Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Information Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Server Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Replication
2 4 (13.79%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.90%) Statistics
5 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.45%) Streaming Music
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.45%) CCTV
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.90%) OpenBSD
7 2 (6.90%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (34.48%) Problem Management
2 10 (34.48%) ITIL
3 8 (27.59%) Change Management
3 8 (27.59%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security
6 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.90%) Network Management
8 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.45%) Data Security
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCNA
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (27.59%) MCTS
4 8 (27.59%) MCP
5 7 (24.14%) CCEE
5 7 (24.14%) CCAA
5 7 (24.14%) CCIA
5 7 (24.14%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (20.69%) CCNP
7 5 (17.24%) RHCE
8 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 4 (13.79%) CISA
8 4 (13.79%) CISM
8 4 (13.79%) CISSP
8 4 (13.79%) GPEN
9 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) CCSA
10 2 (6.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
3 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (17.24%) vSphere
5 3 (10.34%) vCloud
5 3 (10.34%) Nmap
5 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) FortiGate
2 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.34%) Nessus
2 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) Opsview
4 1 (3.45%) Cacti
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
4 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) VMware
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Citrix
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) HP
4 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
4 7 (24.14%) Juniper
4 7 (24.14%) SonicWALL
5 4 (13.79%) Sophos
5 4 (13.79%) Symantec
6 3 (10.34%) Acronis
6 3 (10.34%) Veritas
7 2 (6.90%) 3Com
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.90%) Sage
8 1 (3.45%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) Adobe
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) Lotus
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