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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 165 122 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.06% 4.86% 4.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.87% 18.71% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 106 99 92
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
592 652 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.34% 25.96% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 410 445 523
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 32 £46,500 +16.25% 4
Hemel Hempstead -16 32 £60,000 +33.33%
Welwyn Garden City +1 16 £40,000 +66.66% 1
St Albans -8 15 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Rickmansworth - 10 £35,000 - 3
Letchworth +16 7 £47,000 +17.50% 1
Borehamwood - 7 £27,000 -
Stevenage +16 6 - -
Royston - 4 £38,000 -
Radlett - 2 £47,500 -
Broxbourne - 1 £75,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £27,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £22,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 170 (61.37%) Cisco
2 145 (52.35%) Windows
3 117 (42.24%) Active Directory
4 114 (41.16%) VMware
5 111 (40.07%) Microsoft
6 97 (35.02%) MS Exchange
7 93 (33.57%) LAN
7 93 (33.57%) WAN
8 89 (32.13%) Citrix
9 84 (30.32%) DNS
10 75 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
11 74 (26.71%) CheckPoint
12 72 (25.99%) Exchange Server 2010
13 70 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 64 (23.10%) Security Cleared
14 64 (23.10%) DHCP
15 63 (22.74%) SQL Server
15 63 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 62 (22.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 56 (20.22%) SC Cleared
18 54 (19.49%) Exchange Server 2007
19 50 (18.05%) CCNP
20 48 (17.33%) SQL
20 48 (17.33%) vSphere
21 47 (16.97%) Symantec
22 46 (16.61%) Blackberry
23 45 (16.25%) XenApp
23 45 (16.25%) Network Security
24 44 (15.88%) ITIL
24 44 (15.88%) Clustering

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 97 (35.02%) MS Exchange
2 72 (25.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (19.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 40 (14.44%) IIS
5 33 (11.91%) SharePoint
6 22 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (5.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (3.97%) Apache
9 9 (3.25%) Lync
10 6 (2.17%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.44%) JBoss
12 3 (1.08%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.08%) WorkSite
12 3 (1.08%) WordPress
12 3 (1.08%) nginx
12 3 (1.08%) Moodle
13 2 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Magento
2 2 (0.72%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.16%) Office 365
2 10 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.53%) Mimecast
4 7 (2.53%) SaaS
5 5 (1.81%) PaaS
5 5 (1.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 93 (33.57%) LAN
1 93 (33.57%) WAN
2 84 (30.32%) DNS
3 64 (23.10%) DHCP
4 45 (16.25%) Network Security
5 42 (15.16%) SAN
6 39 (14.08%) VPN
7 35 (12.64%) VLAN
8 31 (11.19%) TCP/IP
9 29 (10.47%) SSL
10 28 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (8.66%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (8.30%) MPLS
13 20 (7.22%) Wireless
14 19 (6.86%) IP Telephony
14 19 (6.86%) OSPF
15 15 (5.42%) BGP
16 14 (5.05%) NAS
17 13 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (4.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.74%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (11.91%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.17%) MySQL
6 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.08%) Big Data
7 2 (0.72%) dBASE
7 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.36%) Ant
2 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 24 (8.66%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.86%) Finance
3 15 (5.42%) Retail
4 10 (3.61%) Advertising
5 7 (2.53%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) Games
6 2 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (22.38%) Network Engineer
2 47 (16.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (14.44%) Analyst
4 36 (13.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (8.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 22 (7.94%) Administrator
7 21 (7.58%) Architect
8 19 (6.86%) Support Engineer
9 18 (6.50%) Senior Network Engineer
10 16 (5.78%) Security Engineer
11 15 (5.42%) Consultant
11 15 (5.42%) Network Security Engineer
12 13 (4.69%) Technical Architect
12 13 (4.69%) Head of IT
12 13 (4.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (4.33%) Network Administrator
14 10 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (3.61%) Support Analyst
15 9 (3.25%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.97%) Web Services
2 5 (1.81%) .NET
3 4 (1.44%) WCF
4 3 (1.08%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 3 (1.08%) LAMP
5 2 (0.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.61%) Blackberry
2 44 (15.88%) Clustering
3 28 (10.11%) Thin Client
3 28 (10.11%) Fat Client
4 25 (9.03%) Management Information System
5 19 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.78%) FMCG
7 8 (2.89%) PKI
7 8 (2.89%) Statistics
7 8 (2.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.53%) Replication
9 6 (2.17%) e-Health
9 6 (2.17%) CCTV
9 6 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (2.17%) EqualLogic
10 5 (1.81%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.81%) Streaming Music
11 3 (1.08%) Blog
12 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.36%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 145 (52.35%) Windows
2 70 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (22.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (12.64%) Linux
5 33 (11.91%) Windows 2000
6 29 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (5.78%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.89%) UNIX
9 7 (2.53%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.44%) CentOS
10 4 (1.44%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.36%) AIX
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.88%) ITIL
2 26 (9.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (7.94%) Network Design
4 20 (7.22%) Problem Management
5 19 (6.86%) Incident Management
6 17 (6.14%) Business Continuity
7 16 (5.78%) Change Management
7 16 (5.78%) Load Balancing
8 15 (5.42%) Project Management
8 15 (5.42%) Asset Management
9 14 (5.05%) Change Control
9 14 (5.05%) Line Management
10 13 (4.69%) Network Architecture
10 13 (4.69%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (4.33%) Information Security
11 12 (4.33%) Analytics
12 10 (3.61%) Migration
12 10 (3.61%) Service Management
13 9 (3.25%) Business Analysis
13 9 (3.25%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.33%) SQL
2 10 (3.61%) Java
3 8 (2.89%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.81%) C#
5 4 (1.44%) PHP
6 3 (1.08%) Perl
7 2 (0.72%) C
7 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.72%) VBScript
7 2 (0.72%) VBA
7 2 (0.72%) Python
7 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.36%) Jython
8 1 (0.36%) VB
8 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (23.10%) Security Cleared
3 56 (20.22%) SC Cleared
4 50 (18.05%) CCNP
5 34 (12.27%) CCNA
6 18 (6.50%) CCSA
7 17 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (5.78%) CCIE
9 12 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (3.97%) MCSE
11 10 (3.61%) MCP
12 9 (3.25%) JNCIA
13 7 (2.53%) Degree
13 7 (2.53%) MCSA
14 6 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.81%) CISSP
15 5 (1.81%) CISM
16 3 (1.08%) CCSE
16 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 2 (0.72%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (8.30%) SLA
3 10 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.44%) QA
5 3 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 117 (42.24%) Active Directory
2 63 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (17.33%) vSphere
4 45 (16.25%) XenApp
5 41 (14.80%) VMware ESX
6 39 (14.08%) XenDesktop
7 36 (13.00%) Hyper-V
8 33 (11.91%) vCloud
9 18 (6.50%) Terminal Services
10 11 (3.97%) Xen
11 6 (2.17%) NLBS
12 5 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.81%) iptables
13 3 (1.08%) XenServer
13 3 (1.08%) Varnish
13 3 (1.08%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (14.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 33 (11.91%) NetBackup
2 33 (11.91%) Backup Exec
3 12 (4.33%) Cacti
4 6 (2.17%) WSUS
4 6 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
4 6 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.17%) Opsview
5 4 (1.44%) Nagios
5 4 (1.44%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.08%) cPanel
7 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.36%) Ansible
7 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.36%) SCCM
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.36%) Puppet
7 1 (0.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 170 (61.37%) Cisco
2 114 (41.16%) VMware
3 111 (40.07%) Microsoft
4 89 (32.13%) Citrix
5 74 (26.71%) CheckPoint
6 47 (16.97%) Symantec
7 39 (14.08%) Juniper
7 39 (14.08%) HP
8 34 (12.27%) Sophos
9 33 (11.91%) Veritas
10 21 (7.58%) F5
11 17 (6.14%) Dell
12 16 (5.78%) Apple
13 13 (4.69%) Oracle
13 13 (4.69%) SonicWALL
14 12 (4.33%) Red Hat
15 10 (3.61%) CA
15 10 (3.61%) SAP
16 9 (3.25%) LogRhythm
17 8 (2.89%) SolarWinds
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Edge IT Consulting Limited
Salary: From £22,500 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + great training
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 45 + good benefits upon experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago