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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 44 53 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 126 102 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.22% 4.38% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.79% 20.86% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 87 72 49
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £69,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
423 489 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.51% 21.00% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 317 386 322
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 -8 43 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Hemel Hempstead +10 17 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Welwyn Garden City +6 11 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Borehamwood - 8 £29,000 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £23,500 -
St Albans -12 4 £36,250 -21.62% 3
Stevenage +2 2 £32,500 -20.73% 3
Potters Bar - 2 £30,000 -
Broxbourne - 1 - - 1
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £57,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 184 (60.53%) Cisco
2 166 (54.61%) Windows
3 135 (44.41%) VMware
4 129 (42.43%) Microsoft
5 123 (40.46%) Active Directory
6 102 (33.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 100 (32.89%) DNS
8 99 (32.57%) LAN
9 98 (32.24%) WAN
10 92 (30.26%) MS Exchange
11 85 (27.96%) ITIL
12 84 (27.63%) Data Centre
13 80 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 80 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
14 73 (24.01%) CheckPoint
14 73 (24.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 72 (23.68%) Linux
16 71 (23.36%) DHCP
17 64 (21.05%) Citrix
18 60 (19.74%) HP
19 58 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
20 57 (18.75%) TCP/IP
21 55 (18.09%) MS Excel
22 50 (16.45%) CCNP
22 50 (16.45%) CCNA
23 49 (16.12%) Office 365
23 49 (16.12%) VLAN
23 49 (16.12%) Exchange Server 2007
24 48 (15.79%) vSphere
25 45 (14.80%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 92 (30.26%) MS Exchange
2 58 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (16.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (9.54%) IIS
5 27 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (7.57%) SharePoint
8 22 (7.24%) Apache
9 16 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (5.26%) Lync
10 10 (3.29%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.30%) nginx
12 6 (1.97%) Joomla!
12 6 (1.97%) WordPress
13 4 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.99%) Moodle
14 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.66%) JBoss
16 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 55 (18.09%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Magento
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.12%) Office 365
2 26 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (5.92%) PaaS
5 16 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (4.28%) Mimecast
7 10 (3.29%) SaaS
8 5 (1.64%) IaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 100 (32.89%) DNS
2 99 (32.57%) LAN
3 98 (32.24%) WAN
4 71 (23.36%) DHCP
5 57 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 49 (16.12%) VLAN
7 45 (14.80%) VPN
8 43 (14.14%) SAN
9 41 (13.49%) Network Security
10 38 (12.50%) SSL
11 33 (10.86%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (8.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (8.22%) IP Telephony
14 24 (7.89%) Wireless
14 24 (7.89%) OSPF
15 23 (7.57%) NAS
16 22 (7.24%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (6.25%) MPLS
18 18 (5.92%) BGP
19 16 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (3.29%) MySQL
5 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) dBASE
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.33%) DB2
7 1 (0.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.33%) MSI
2 1 (0.33%) Subversion
2 1 (0.33%) Ant
General
1 30 (9.87%) Finance
2 16 (5.26%) Advertising
3 13 (4.28%) Retail
4 9 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.97%) Games
6 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Back Office
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (12.83%) Network Engineer
2 37 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (11.84%) Architect
4 34 (11.18%) Analyst
5 25 (8.22%) Consultant
5 25 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (7.57%) Administrator
8 21 (6.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 18 (5.92%) Support Engineer
10 18 (5.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (5.59%) Senior Network Engineer
12 15 (4.93%) Security Engineer
12 15 (4.93%) Technical Architect
13 14 (4.61%) Security Consultant
14 13 (4.28%) Network Architect
15 12 (3.95%) Senior Architect
16 11 (3.62%) Information Security Architect
16 11 (3.62%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.92%) Web Services
2 6 (1.97%) LAMP
2 6 (1.97%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 3 (0.99%) .NET
4 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.66%) COM
4 2 (0.66%) ISAPI
4 2 (0.66%) HTML
5 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 84 (27.63%) Data Centre
2 38 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 34 (11.18%) Clustering
3 34 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (10.53%) Thin Client
4 32 (10.53%) Fat Client
5 28 (9.21%) Management Information System
6 27 (8.88%) Replication
7 15 (4.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (3.29%) FMCG
9 8 (2.63%) Computer Science
10 7 (2.30%) Statistics
10 7 (2.30%) HP StoreVirtual
11 5 (1.64%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.64%) User Experience
11 5 (1.64%) Blog
11 5 (1.64%) PKI
12 4 (1.32%) EFT
12 4 (1.32%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.99%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 166 (54.61%) Windows
2 80 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 73 (24.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (23.68%) Linux
5 37 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (7.57%) UNIX
7 18 (5.92%) Windows 2000
8 17 (5.59%) Windows 7
9 14 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.96%) CentOS
10 9 (2.96%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.97%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.64%) AIX
13 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (27.96%) ITIL
2 41 (13.49%) Network Design
3 40 (13.16%) Information Security
4 35 (11.51%) Change Management
5 23 (7.57%) Project Management
6 22 (7.24%) Security Management
7 20 (6.58%) Load Balancing
7 20 (6.58%) SIEM
8 19 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (5.92%) Incident Management
10 17 (5.59%) Migration
11 16 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (5.26%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.93%) Network Architecture
12 15 (4.93%) PRINCE2
13 13 (4.28%) Problem Management
13 13 (4.28%) Coaching
14 12 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (3.95%) Security Architecture
14 12 (3.95%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.16%) SQL
2 20 (6.58%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 15 (4.93%) Java
5 10 (3.29%) PHP
6 9 (2.96%) Perl
7 7 (2.30%) VBA
8 5 (1.64%) VBScript
9 4 (1.32%) VB
9 4 (1.32%) C++
9 4 (1.32%) C
9 4 (1.32%) Python
10 1 (0.33%) Jython
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
10 1 (0.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 80 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (16.45%) CCNP
2 50 (16.45%) CCNA
3 30 (9.87%) Security Cleared
4 23 (7.57%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (7.24%) CISSP
6 21 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 18 (5.92%) Degree
9 16 (5.26%) MCP
9 16 (5.26%) MCSE
10 15 (4.93%) MCSA
11 12 (3.95%) CISM
11 12 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (2.96%) CCIE
13 5 (1.64%) CCSP
13 5 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.64%) JNCIA
14 4 (1.32%) MCTS
14 4 (1.32%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.24%) SLA
1 22 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.92%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 123 (40.46%) Active Directory
2 102 (33.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (15.79%) vSphere
4 41 (13.49%) Hyper-V
5 38 (12.50%) XenApp
6 32 (10.53%) VMware ESX
7 30 (9.87%) Terminal Services
8 26 (8.55%) XenDesktop
9 20 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (5.92%) vCloud
11 11 (3.62%) iptables
12 8 (2.63%) VirtualBox
13 7 (2.30%) Xen
14 6 (1.97%) Sendmail
14 6 (1.97%) Varnish
15 4 (1.32%) KVM
16 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.33%) UAG
16 1 (0.33%) XenServer
16 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (11.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 19 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 18 (5.92%) NetBackup
4 17 (5.59%) Nagios
5 12 (3.95%) Cacti
6 11 (3.62%) Nessus
7 6 (1.97%) SCCM
7 6 (1.97%) cPanel
8 4 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (1.32%) Puppet
9 3 (0.99%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.99%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.99%) WSUS
10 2 (0.66%) Nmap
10 2 (0.66%) Opsview
11 1 (0.33%) SCOM
11 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 184 (60.53%) Cisco
2 135 (44.41%) VMware
3 129 (42.43%) Microsoft
4 73 (24.01%) CheckPoint
5 64 (21.05%) Citrix
6 60 (19.74%) HP
7 43 (14.14%) Juniper
8 38 (12.50%) Symantec
9 33 (10.86%) Sophos
10 29 (9.54%) F5
11 27 (8.88%) Red Hat
11 27 (8.88%) Apple
12 22 (7.24%) Dell
12 22 (7.24%) SonicWALL
13 18 (5.92%) Veritas
14 16 (5.26%) Fujitsu
15 15 (4.93%) IronPort
16 13 (4.28%) Fortinet
17 12 (3.95%) Websense
17 12 (3.95%) Trend Micro
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + Bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Rubicon Consulting
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Poupart Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Stevenage
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago