The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 27 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 175 158 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.74% 6.88% 4.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.92% 26.73% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 129 106 98
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
474 591 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.96% 25.74% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 367 412 432
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Hemel Hempstead +5 28 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Watford +6 27 £44,750 -4.78% 2
Welwyn Garden City +19 17 £46,500 +16.25% 3
Borehamwood +1 15 £25,000 -3.84%
Stevenage +7 14 £37,500 -
Potters Bar - 2 - -
St Albans +9 1 £26,000 -30.66%
Royston -7 1 £42,500 +26.86%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £50,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 188 (60.84%) Cisco
2 166 (53.72%) Windows
3 154 (49.84%) VPN
4 145 (46.93%) TCP/IP
5 140 (45.31%) WAN
6 137 (44.34%) LAN
7 127 (41.10%) VMware
8 124 (40.13%) Windows Server
9 122 (39.48%) DNS
10 113 (36.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 107 (34.63%) DHCP
11 107 (34.63%) MS Exchange
12 98 (31.72%) Microsoft
13 97 (31.39%) Linux
14 96 (31.07%) Cisco Certification
15 95 (30.74%) Active Directory
15 95 (30.74%) SQL Server
16 84 (27.18%) SAN
17 74 (23.95%) ITIL
17 74 (23.95%) Windows Server 2008
18 71 (22.98%) Hyper-V
19 70 (22.65%) Network Security
19 70 (22.65%) Wireless
20 68 (22.01%) MS Excel
21 63 (20.39%) HP
22 62 (20.06%) Juniper
23 61 (19.74%) Office 365
24 59 (19.09%) Security Cleared
25 57 (18.45%) SC Cleared
25 57 (18.45%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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
1 107 (34.63%) MS Exchange
2 52 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (16.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 49 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (6.15%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.24%) Apache
8 10 (3.24%) Skype for Business
9 7 (2.27%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.94%) IIS
11 4 (1.29%) Joomla!
11 4 (1.29%) Moodle
11 4 (1.29%) nginx
11 4 (1.29%) WordPress
12 1 (0.32%) CMS
12 1 (0.32%) Drupal
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (22.01%) MS Excel
2 44 (14.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 61 (19.74%) Office 365
2 33 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.62%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.97%) PaaS
6 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (49.84%) VPN
2 145 (46.93%) TCP/IP
3 140 (45.31%) WAN
4 137 (44.34%) LAN
5 122 (39.48%) DNS
6 107 (34.63%) DHCP
7 84 (27.18%) SAN
8 70 (22.65%) Network Security
8 70 (22.65%) Wireless
9 53 (17.15%) NAS
10 45 (14.56%) SSL
11 43 (13.92%) VLAN
12 41 (13.27%) ISDN
13 40 (12.94%) OSPF
14 37 (11.97%) Broadband
15 27 (8.74%) IMAP
15 27 (8.74%) SMTP
16 26 (8.41%) DMZ
17 23 (7.44%) MPLS
18 22 (7.12%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (30.74%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.94%) MySQL
7 3 (0.97%) Big Data
8 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.32%) DB2
9 1 (0.32%) dBASE
9 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.32%) IBM BigInsights
9 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.32%) Ant
2 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 27 (8.74%) Finance
2 16 (5.18%) Retail
3 7 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.62%) Games
6 4 (1.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (28.80%) Support Engineer
2 79 (25.57%) Network Engineer
3 39 (12.62%) Network Support
4 36 (11.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 35 (11.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 35 (11.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 34 (11.00%) IT Engineer
7 32 (10.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 32 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (9.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 28 (9.06%) IT Support
9 27 (8.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 25 (8.09%) IT Support Engineer
10 25 (8.09%) Juniper Engineer
10 25 (8.09%) Senior Support Engineer
11 24 (7.77%) Architect
11 24 (7.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 21 (6.80%) Juniper Support
13 20 (6.47%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 20 (6.47%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.44%) MAPI
2 7 (2.27%) Web Services
3 6 (1.94%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (1.94%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.29%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 4 (1.29%) LAMP
4 4 (1.29%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (0.97%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.83%) Replication
2 50 (16.18%) Blackberry
2 50 (16.18%) Data Centre
3 46 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (9.39%) e-Health
5 27 (8.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 23 (7.44%) iPhone
6 23 (7.44%) PDA
7 18 (5.83%) Clustering
7 18 (5.83%) EqualLogic
7 18 (5.83%) Fat Client
7 18 (5.83%) Thin Client
8 15 (4.85%) Driving Licence
9 11 (3.56%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.91%) HP StoreVirtual
10 9 (2.91%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.91%) User Experience
11 8 (2.59%) Private Cloud
11 8 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (2.27%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 166 (53.72%) Windows
2 124 (40.13%) Windows Server
3 97 (31.39%) Linux
4 74 (23.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (18.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (12.30%) Windows 7
8 31 (10.03%) Windows 10
9 28 (9.06%) Windows 8
9 28 (9.06%) Windows XP
10 23 (7.44%) Android
10 23 (7.44%) Windows Vista
11 17 (5.50%) Unix
12 6 (1.94%) CentOS
13 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.65%) Debian
14 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.65%) Solaris
14 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.95%) ITIL
2 55 (17.80%) Network Design
3 39 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 39 (12.62%) Network Monitoring
4 25 (8.09%) High Availability
4 25 (8.09%) Mentoring
5 24 (7.77%) Information Security
6 21 (6.80%) SIEM
7 16 (5.18%) Security Architecture
8 15 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (4.53%) Network Architecture
10 13 (4.21%) Load Balancing
11 12 (3.88%) Presales
11 12 (3.88%) Problem Management
12 11 (3.56%) Time Management
13 10 (3.24%) Analytics
13 10 (3.24%) Change Management
13 10 (3.24%) Project Management
14 9 (2.91%) CRM
14 9 (2.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.24%) SQL
2 23 (7.44%) Bash Shell
2 23 (7.44%) PowerShell
2 23 (7.44%) Python
3 13 (4.21%) Perl
4 9 (2.91%) VBA
5 8 (2.59%) Java
5 8 (2.59%) VBScript
6 7 (2.27%) Ruby
7 5 (1.62%) PHP
8 3 (0.97%) C
9 2 (0.65%) C#
9 2 (0.65%) C++
9 2 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (31.07%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (19.09%) Security Cleared
3 57 (18.45%) SC Cleared
4 51 (16.50%) CCNA
5 45 (14.56%) CCNP
6 39 (12.62%) DV Cleared
7 34 (11.00%) JNCIE
7 34 (11.00%) JNCIP
8 33 (10.68%) JNCIA
9 31 (10.03%) JNCIS
10 27 (8.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (7.77%) CISSP
12 16 (5.18%) CCIE
12 16 (5.18%) Degree
13 15 (4.85%) MCSE
13 15 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (2.91%) MCSA
15 8 (2.59%) CCSA
15 8 (2.59%) CESG Certified Professional
16 7 (2.27%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (17.15%) SLA
2 29 (9.39%) PCI DSS
3 17 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.94%) ISO 8583
5 4 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.97%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 113 (36.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (30.74%) Active Directory
3 71 (22.98%) Hyper-V
4 50 (16.18%) vSphere
5 31 (10.03%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (8.74%) XenApp
7 20 (6.47%) Terminal Services
8 18 (5.83%) NFS
9 14 (4.53%) VMware ESX
10 13 (4.21%) Xen
11 6 (1.94%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.29%) iptables
12 4 (1.29%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.29%) Varnish
12 4 (1.29%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.29%) XenServer
13 3 (0.97%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (7.44%) Backup Exec
2 17 (5.50%) Nessus
3 10 (3.24%) FortiGate
3 10 (3.24%) WSUS
4 9 (2.91%) Nmap
5 8 (2.59%) SCCM
6 7 (2.27%) Nagios
6 7 (2.27%) Puppet
7 6 (1.94%) Salt
8 4 (1.29%) Cacti
8 4 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.29%) cPanel
9 3 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.65%) OPNET
10 2 (0.65%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.32%) Ansible
11 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 188 (60.84%) Cisco
2 127 (41.10%) VMware
3 98 (31.72%) Microsoft
4 63 (20.39%) HP
5 62 (20.06%) Juniper
6 52 (16.83%) Apple
7 43 (13.92%) CheckPoint
8 42 (13.59%) Citrix
9 39 (12.62%) Dell
10 28 (9.06%) Avaya
11 27 (8.74%) Fujitsu
11 27 (8.74%) SonicWALL
12 23 (7.44%) Draytek
13 22 (7.12%) F5
14 18 (5.83%) 3PAR
14 18 (5.83%) Veeam
15 12 (3.88%) Palo Alto
16 11 (3.56%) Oracle
17 10 (3.24%) Aruba
17 10 (3.24%) Red Hat
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + £15k benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Omniledger Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago