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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 34 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 172 109 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.05% 4.33% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.76% 18.96% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 106 68 58
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
525 575 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.52% 22.84% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 363 457 344
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Watford 0 53 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead +8 21 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Welwyn Garden City +12 19 £47,500 +5.55%
Rickmansworth - 12 £23,000 -
Borehamwood - 10 £32,500 -
St Albans -23 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Letchworth -1 3 £47,000 +77.35%
Potters Bar - 2 £30,000 -
Hitchin +9 1 £22,000 -32.30%
Hertford - 1 £52,500 -
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £57,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 199 (60.49%) Cisco
2 182 (55.32%) Windows
3 146 (44.38%) VMware
4 138 (41.95%) Microsoft
4 138 (41.95%) Active Directory
5 109 (33.13%) MS Exchange
6 108 (32.83%) LAN
7 107 (32.52%) WAN
8 104 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
9 103 (31.31%) DNS
10 89 (27.05%) ITIL
11 86 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 84 (25.53%) Data Centre
13 82 (24.92%) Citrix
13 82 (24.92%) CheckPoint
14 80 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
15 78 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
16 76 (23.10%) DHCP
17 73 (22.19%) Linux
18 68 (20.67%) Exchange Server 2010
19 59 (17.93%) HP
20 56 (17.02%) SQL Server
21 55 (16.72%) TCP/IP
21 55 (16.72%) Office 365
21 55 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2007
22 54 (16.41%) SQL
23 53 (16.11%) MS Excel
23 53 (16.11%) vSphere
24 51 (15.50%) VLAN
25 50 (15.20%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
1 109 (33.13%) MS Exchange
2 68 (20.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (10.64%) IIS
5 32 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (7.29%) SharePoint
8 19 (5.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (5.47%) Apache
10 15 (4.56%) Lync
11 10 (3.04%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.82%) nginx
13 5 (1.52%) Joomla!
13 5 (1.52%) WordPress
14 4 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.91%) Moodle
15 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.61%) JBoss
16 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
Applications
1 53 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Magento
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (16.72%) Office 365
2 26 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.47%) PaaS
4 16 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (3.95%) Mimecast
6 9 (2.74%) SaaS
7 5 (1.52%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 108 (32.83%) LAN
2 107 (32.52%) WAN
3 103 (31.31%) DNS
4 76 (23.10%) DHCP
5 55 (16.72%) TCP/IP
6 51 (15.50%) VLAN
7 45 (13.68%) VPN
8 42 (12.77%) SAN
9 39 (11.85%) Network Security
10 36 (10.94%) SSL
11 29 (8.81%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (8.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (8.21%) OSPF
13 25 (7.60%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (7.29%) IP Telephony
15 22 (6.69%) MPLS
15 22 (6.69%) NAS
16 21 (6.38%) Wireless
17 20 (6.08%) BGP
18 17 (5.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (7.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (3.04%) MySQL
5 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.61%) DB2
8 2 (0.61%) dBASE
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.61%) Ant
3 2 (0.61%) Subversion
3 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) MSI
General
1 29 (8.81%) Finance
2 16 (4.86%) Advertising
3 14 (4.26%) Retail
4 13 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.91%) Games
5 3 (0.91%) Back Office
6 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (13.07%) Network Engineer
3 39 (11.85%) Analyst
4 35 (10.64%) Architect
5 30 (9.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (7.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 23 (6.99%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (6.99%) Systems Administrator
8 22 (6.69%) Consultant
8 22 (6.69%) Administrator
9 21 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (5.47%) Support Engineer
11 15 (4.56%) Technical Architect
11 15 (4.56%) Security Engineer
12 13 (3.95%) Senior Network Engineer
13 12 (3.65%) Network Architect
13 12 (3.65%) Senior Architect
14 11 (3.34%) IT Security Engineer
14 11 (3.34%) Security Consultant
15 10 (3.04%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.17%) Web Services
2 7 (2.13%) .NET
3 5 (1.52%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 5 (1.52%) LAMP
4 4 (1.22%) WCF
5 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.61%) COM
5 2 (0.61%) HTML
5 2 (0.61%) ISAPI
6 1 (0.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 84 (25.53%) Data Centre
2 47 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 38 (11.55%) Fat Client
3 38 (11.55%) Thin Client
4 37 (11.25%) Clustering
5 34 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (8.51%) Management Information System
7 21 (6.38%) Replication
8 16 (4.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (3.95%) FMCG
10 8 (2.43%) Statistics
11 6 (1.82%) e-Health
11 6 (1.82%) HP StoreVirtual
12 5 (1.52%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.52%) Blog
12 5 (1.52%) PKI
12 5 (1.52%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.22%) EFT
13 4 (1.22%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 182 (55.32%) Windows
2 86 (26.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 78 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (22.19%) Linux
5 43 (13.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (7.29%) Windows 2000
7 21 (6.38%) UNIX
8 19 (5.78%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.04%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.13%) CentOS
11 6 (1.82%) AIX
11 6 (1.82%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.22%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (27.05%) ITIL
2 38 (11.55%) Information Security
3 34 (10.33%) Network Design
4 32 (9.73%) Change Management
5 24 (7.29%) Load Balancing
6 22 (6.69%) Security Management
7 21 (6.38%) Project Management
8 20 (6.08%) SIEM
9 19 (5.78%) Migration
9 19 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (5.47%) Incident Management
11 17 (5.17%) Problem Management
11 17 (5.17%) Network Architecture
12 16 (4.86%) Mentoring
13 15 (4.56%) PRINCE2
14 14 (4.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 13 (3.95%) Coaching
15 13 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
16 12 (3.65%) E-Commerce
17 11 (3.34%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.41%) SQL
2 16 (4.86%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.95%) Bash Shell
3 13 (3.95%) Java
4 10 (3.04%) PHP
5 6 (1.82%) VBA
5 6 (1.82%) Perl
6 5 (1.52%) C#
7 4 (1.22%) Python
8 3 (0.91%) VBScript
9 2 (0.61%) VB
9 2 (0.61%) C++
9 2 (0.61%) C
9 2 (0.61%) Jython
10 1 (0.30%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (15.20%) CCNP
3 48 (14.59%) CCNA
4 33 (10.03%) Security Cleared
5 23 (6.99%) ITIL Certification
6 22 (6.69%) SC Cleared
7 20 (6.08%) CISSP
8 17 (5.17%) Degree
8 17 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (4.56%) CCIE
10 14 (4.26%) MCSE
10 14 (4.26%) MCP
11 13 (3.95%) MCSA
12 12 (3.65%) CISM
13 11 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (2.74%) JNCIA
15 6 (1.82%) CCSA
16 4 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
17 3 (0.91%) CCEE
17 3 (0.91%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (6.08%) SLA
3 16 (4.86%) PCI DSS
4 13 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 138 (41.95%) Active Directory
2 104 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (16.11%) vSphere
4 45 (13.68%) XenApp
5 44 (13.37%) Hyper-V
6 37 (11.25%) VMware ESX
7 33 (10.03%) XenDesktop
7 33 (10.03%) Terminal Services
8 24 (7.29%) vCloud
9 20 (6.08%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (3.34%) Xen
10 11 (3.34%) iptables
11 8 (2.43%) VirtualBox
12 5 (1.52%) Varnish
12 5 (1.52%) Sendmail
13 4 (1.22%) NLBS
14 3 (0.91%) KVM
15 1 (0.30%) UAG
15 1 (0.30%) XenServer
15 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (12.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (7.29%) NetBackup
2 24 (7.29%) Backup Exec
3 16 (4.86%) Nagios
4 11 (3.34%) Nessus
5 10 (3.04%) Cacti
6 7 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (2.13%) WSUS
7 6 (1.82%) SCCM
7 6 (1.82%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (1.52%) cPanel
9 4 (1.22%) Puppet
10 3 (0.91%) Opsview
11 2 (0.61%) Nmap
11 2 (0.61%) Ansible
11 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 199 (60.49%) Cisco
2 146 (44.38%) VMware
3 138 (41.95%) Microsoft
4 82 (24.92%) Citrix
4 82 (24.92%) CheckPoint
5 59 (17.93%) HP
6 44 (13.37%) Symantec
7 42 (12.77%) Juniper
8 39 (11.85%) Sophos
9 28 (8.51%) Apple
10 26 (7.90%) F5
11 24 (7.29%) Veritas
11 24 (7.29%) Red Hat
12 22 (6.69%) Dell
13 21 (6.38%) SonicWALL
14 15 (4.56%) IronPort
15 14 (4.26%) Fujitsu
16 13 (3.95%) Websense
17 12 (3.65%) Oracle
17 12 (3.65%) SAP
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