The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 35 32 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +31
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 125 190 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.04% 7.90% 4.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.07% 32.31% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 87 110 69
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +10.66%
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
430 588 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.79% 24.45% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 337 398 476
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead +23 30 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Welwyn Garden City +8 29 £46,500 -2.10% 2
Watford -2 22 £42,500 -15.00% 3
St Albans +17 7 £70,000 +115.38%
Stevenage - 3 £54,190 -
Borehamwood +7 2 £25,000 -14.52%
Royston +5 1 £52,500 +38.15%
Rickmansworth -6 1 £65,000 +85.71%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £50,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 201 (63.81%) Cisco
2 153 (48.57%) Windows
3 148 (46.98%) TCP/IP
3 148 (46.98%) VPN
4 146 (46.35%) WAN
5 145 (46.03%) LAN
6 116 (36.83%) Cisco Certification
6 116 (36.83%) VMware
7 115 (36.51%) Windows Server
8 106 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 104 (33.02%) MS Exchange
10 101 (32.06%) DNS
11 99 (31.43%) ITIL
12 98 (31.11%) Microsoft
13 97 (30.79%) Linux
14 95 (30.16%) Active Directory
15 93 (29.52%) DHCP
16 86 (27.30%) Wireless
17 77 (24.44%) SQL Server
17 77 (24.44%) Security Cleared
18 76 (24.13%) SAN
19 74 (23.49%) Network Security
20 73 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
20 73 (23.17%) Juniper
21 71 (22.54%) SC Cleared
22 67 (21.27%) Hyper-V
22 67 (21.27%) MS Excel
23 64 (20.32%) CCNA
24 58 (18.41%) CCNP
24 58 (18.41%) Network Design

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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
1 104 (33.02%) MS Exchange
2 48 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (13.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 34 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (5.08%) Skype for Business
8 15 (4.76%) SharePoint
9 14 (4.44%) Apache
10 11 (3.49%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.59%) IIS
12 4 (1.27%) Joomla!
12 4 (1.27%) Moodle
12 4 (1.27%) nginx
12 4 (1.27%) WordPress
13 1 (0.32%) CMS
13 1 (0.32%) Drupal
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (21.27%) MS Excel
2 43 (13.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.95%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Magento
2 3 (0.95%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.56%) Office 365
2 25 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.54%) PaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (46.98%) TCP/IP
1 148 (46.98%) VPN
2 146 (46.35%) WAN
3 145 (46.03%) LAN
4 101 (32.06%) DNS
5 93 (29.52%) DHCP
6 86 (27.30%) Wireless
7 76 (24.13%) SAN
8 74 (23.49%) Network Security
9 57 (18.10%) ISDN
10 49 (15.56%) Broadband
11 48 (15.24%) VLAN
12 46 (14.60%) NAS
13 40 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
14 39 (12.38%) SSL
15 33 (10.48%) OSPF
16 30 (9.52%) SMTP
17 29 (9.21%) DMZ
17 29 (9.21%) IMAP
18 27 (8.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.90%) MySQL
7 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.32%) Big Data
8 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) DB2
8 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.32%) IBM BigInsights
8 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.32%) Ant
2 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 23 (7.30%) Finance
2 16 (5.08%) Retail
3 12 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.59%) Games
6 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.63%) Military
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (27.94%) Network Engineer
2 87 (27.62%) Support Engineer
3 47 (14.92%) Cisco Engineer
4 39 (12.38%) Network Support
5 35 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
6 34 (10.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 32 (10.16%) IT Engineer
8 31 (9.84%) Juniper Engineer
9 30 (9.52%) Architect
9 30 (9.52%) IT Support
10 27 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 27 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
11 26 (8.25%) Cisco Support
11 26 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (8.25%) IT Support Engineer
12 25 (7.94%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 25 (7.94%) Juniper Support
13 22 (6.98%) Cisco Support Engineer
13 22 (6.98%) Senior Support Engineer
14 20 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.94%) MAPI
2 9 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
2 9 (2.86%) Web Services
3 5 (1.59%) LAMP
4 4 (1.27%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 4 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (0.95%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.63%) .NET
6 2 (0.63%) Middleware
7 1 (0.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (16.19%) Data Centre
3 47 (14.92%) Replication
4 44 (13.97%) Blackberry
5 36 (11.43%) e-Health
6 25 (7.94%) iPhone
6 25 (7.94%) PDA
7 23 (7.30%) Clustering
8 19 (6.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (4.44%) Management Information System
10 13 (4.13%) Computer Science
10 13 (4.13%) Fat Client
10 13 (4.13%) Thin Client
11 12 (3.81%) CESG
11 12 (3.81%) Private Cloud
12 10 (3.17%) Driving Licence
12 10 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (2.86%) EqualLogic
13 9 (2.86%) User Experience
14 8 (2.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 153 (48.57%) Windows
2 115 (36.51%) Windows Server
3 97 (30.79%) Linux
4 73 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (13.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 33 (10.48%) Windows 10
9 25 (7.94%) Android
9 25 (7.94%) Windows 8
9 25 (7.94%) Windows Vista
9 25 (7.94%) Windows XP
10 19 (6.03%) Unix
11 10 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.22%) CentOS
13 2 (0.63%) Debian
13 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.32%) AIX
14 1 (0.32%) Solaris
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (31.43%) ITIL
2 58 (18.41%) Network Design
3 48 (15.24%) Network Monitoring
4 30 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (9.21%) Mentoring
6 28 (8.89%) High Availability
7 25 (7.94%) E-Commerce
8 22 (6.98%) Information Security
9 20 (6.35%) Service Delivery
10 19 (6.03%) Load Balancing
11 17 (5.40%) Network Architecture
12 16 (5.08%) Coaching
12 16 (5.08%) Problem Management
13 15 (4.76%) Asset Management
14 14 (4.44%) Change Management
14 14 (4.44%) SIEM
15 13 (4.13%) Change Control
15 13 (4.13%) Presales
16 12 (3.81%) Incident Management
16 12 (3.81%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.38%) SQL
2 23 (7.30%) Bash Shell
3 19 (6.03%) Python
4 17 (5.40%) Perl
5 13 (4.13%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.17%) Java
6 10 (3.17%) Ruby
7 9 (2.86%) C
8 7 (2.22%) VBScript
9 6 (1.90%) VBA
10 5 (1.59%) PHP
11 4 (1.27%) C#
11 4 (1.27%) C++
11 4 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (36.83%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (24.44%) Security Cleared
3 71 (22.54%) SC Cleared
4 64 (20.32%) CCNA
5 58 (18.41%) CCNP
6 52 (16.51%) DV Cleared
7 40 (12.70%) JNCIE
7 40 (12.70%) JNCIP
8 39 (12.38%) JNCIA
9 37 (11.75%) JNCIS
9 37 (11.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (7.30%) CISSP
11 20 (6.35%) Degree
12 19 (6.03%) CCIE
13 17 (5.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (5.08%) CCSA
15 13 (4.13%) MCSE
16 12 (3.81%) CCSE
16 12 (3.81%) CESG Certified Professional
17 11 (3.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (15.24%) SLA
2 27 (8.57%) PCI DSS
3 13 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.86%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.95%) ISO22301
5 3 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 106 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (30.16%) Active Directory
3 67 (21.27%) Hyper-V
4 43 (13.65%) vSphere
5 29 (9.21%) XenApp
6 28 (8.89%) VMware ESX
7 25 (7.94%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (6.35%) NFS
9 17 (5.40%) Terminal Services
10 10 (3.17%) Xen
11 6 (1.90%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.27%) iptables
12 4 (1.27%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.27%) Varnish
13 3 (0.95%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.63%) KVM
14 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (7.94%) Backup Exec
2 10 (3.17%) Puppet
3 9 (2.86%) FortiGate
3 9 (2.86%) Salt
4 8 (2.54%) WSUS
5 7 (2.22%) SCCM
6 6 (1.90%) Nagios
6 6 (1.90%) Nessus
7 5 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.27%) Cacti
8 4 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (1.27%) cPanel
9 3 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.95%) Nmap
10 2 (0.63%) OPNET
11 1 (0.32%) Ansible
11 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 201 (63.81%) Cisco
2 116 (36.83%) VMware
3 98 (31.11%) Microsoft
4 73 (23.17%) Juniper
5 53 (16.83%) CheckPoint
6 45 (14.29%) Citrix
6 45 (14.29%) HP
7 44 (13.97%) Apple
8 32 (10.16%) F5
9 25 (7.94%) Draytek
10 24 (7.62%) Dell
11 23 (7.30%) SonicWALL
12 19 (6.03%) Fujitsu
13 18 (5.71%) Veeam
14 15 (4.76%) Oracle
15 14 (4.44%) Avaya
16 13 (4.13%) Palo Alto
17 11 (3.49%) Aruba
17 11 (3.49%) Red Hat
18 10 (3.17%) NetApp
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