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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 52 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 88 122 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.36% 5.87% 5.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.21% 26.24% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 70 90 96
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
312 465 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.45% 22.37% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 234 382 385
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Watford +23 35 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Hemel Hempstead 0 20 £48,500 +7.77% 2
Royston - 3 £85,000 -
Potters Bar 0 2 £21,000 -30.00%
Stevenage -14 2 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £36,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 103 (47.03%) Cisco
2 100 (45.66%) Windows
3 97 (44.29%) LAN
3 97 (44.29%) WAN
4 94 (42.92%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (32.88%) Microsoft
6 68 (31.05%) Active Directory
7 67 (30.59%) DNS
8 62 (28.31%) CCNA
8 62 (28.31%) Windows Server
9 58 (26.48%) CCNP
9 58 (26.48%) VMware
10 57 (26.03%) Linux
11 56 (25.57%) ITIL
12 55 (25.11%) CheckPoint
12 55 (25.11%) Telecoms
13 52 (23.74%) VPN
14 51 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 50 (22.83%) Data Centre
16 46 (21.00%) DHCP
17 44 (20.09%) Windows Server 2008
17 44 (20.09%) Network Security
18 41 (18.72%) Office 365
19 40 (18.26%) MS Exchange
20 39 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
21 36 (16.44%) SQL
22 35 (15.98%) Degree
23 34 (15.53%) Problem Management
23 34 (15.53%) Security Cleared
23 34 (15.53%) Cisco ASA

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 40 (18.26%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.42%) Skype for Business
3 13 (5.94%) IIS
4 11 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.83%) Apache
6 4 (1.83%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.46%) JBoss
7 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.94%) MS Office
3 4 (1.83%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (5.02%) SAP BPC
2 4 (1.83%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.72%) Office 365
2 19 (8.68%) PaaS
3 14 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.65%) Mimecast
5 5 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.83%) IaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 97 (44.29%) LAN
1 97 (44.29%) WAN
2 67 (30.59%) DNS
3 52 (23.74%) VPN
4 46 (21.00%) DHCP
5 44 (20.09%) Network Security
6 34 (15.53%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (15.53%) MPLS
7 32 (14.61%) Wi-Fi
8 30 (13.70%) VLAN
9 27 (12.33%) Wireless
10 26 (11.87%) VoIP
11 25 (11.42%) TCP/IP
12 20 (9.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (9.13%) SAN
13 19 (8.68%) Cisco IPT
14 18 (8.22%) IPsec
14 18 (8.22%) Unified Communications
15 17 (7.76%) ISDN
15 17 (7.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.02%) MS Access
4 11 (5.02%) Power BI
4 11 (5.02%) SAP BW
4 11 (5.02%) SAP Data Services
4 11 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.37%) Big Data
6 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.46%) MySQL
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.37%) GoCD
3 3 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (25.11%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.13%) Retail
3 11 (5.02%) Finance
4 4 (1.83%) Legal
5 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (30.14%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.70%) Support Engineer
3 28 (12.79%) Analyst
4 26 (11.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 25 (11.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (10.96%) Senior Network Engineer
7 21 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (7.31%) Cisco Engineer
8 16 (7.31%) Office 365 Engineer
9 15 (6.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 15 (6.85%) Consultant
9 15 (6.85%) Security Analyst
10 14 (6.39%) Lead Network Engineer
10 14 (6.39%) Network Analyst
11 13 (5.94%) Developer
11 13 (5.94%) Network Security Analyst
12 12 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
13 11 (5.02%) Microsoft BI Developer
13 11 (5.02%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.22%) .NET
2 12 (5.48%) Web Services
3 11 (5.02%) MDX
3 11 (5.02%) REST
3 11 (5.02%) SOAP
4 3 (1.37%) HTML
4 3 (1.37%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.91%) J2EE
5 2 (0.91%) XML
6 1 (0.46%) COM
6 1 (0.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.83%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.85%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.85%) Mathematics
3 11 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.11%) User Experience
5 7 (3.20%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.28%) Replication
8 4 (1.83%) Clustering
8 4 (1.83%) iPad
8 4 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.37%) CESG
9 3 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.37%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.37%) e-Health
10 2 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.46%) EPoS
11 1 (0.46%) PKI
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (45.66%) Windows
2 62 (28.31%) Windows Server
3 57 (26.03%) Linux
4 44 (20.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.48%) Unix
8 11 (5.02%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.65%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.65%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.91%) CentOS
11 1 (0.46%) AIX
11 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.57%) ITIL
2 34 (15.53%) Change Control
2 34 (15.53%) Problem Management
3 31 (14.16%) Mentoring
4 27 (12.33%) Incident Management
5 26 (11.87%) Asset Management
6 25 (11.42%) Information Security
7 22 (10.05%) Load Balancing
8 20 (9.13%) Presales
9 17 (7.76%) E-Commerce
9 17 (7.76%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (7.31%) Network Management
11 15 (6.85%) Coaching
11 15 (6.85%) Migration
12 14 (6.39%) Service Delivery
13 13 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.48%) Time Management
15 11 (5.02%) Database Tuning
15 11 (5.02%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (5.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.44%) SQL
2 21 (9.59%) C
3 19 (8.68%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.02%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.02%) VBA
5 9 (4.11%) C#
6 8 (3.65%) Java
7 7 (3.20%) VB
8 6 (2.74%) C++
8 6 (2.74%) Python
9 5 (2.28%) VBScript
10 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.37%) Go
11 3 (1.37%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.37%) Ruby
11 3 (1.37%) Rust
12 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (42.92%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (28.31%) CCNA
3 58 (26.48%) CCNP
4 35 (15.98%) Degree
5 34 (15.53%) Security Cleared
6 18 (8.22%) CCSA
7 16 (7.31%) CCIE
7 16 (7.31%) CISSP
8 14 (6.39%) CISM
9 13 (5.94%) BC Cleared
10 9 (4.11%) JNCIA
11 8 (3.65%) SC Cleared
12 7 (3.20%) CCSE
12 7 (3.20%) CEH
12 7 (3.20%) MCP
12 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.74%) CCDP
13 6 (2.74%) GSEC
14 5 (2.28%) CISA
14 5 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.16%) SLA
2 25 (11.42%) PCI DSS
3 20 (9.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) GPG13
4 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 68 (31.05%) Active Directory
2 51 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.79%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.13%) VMware ESX
5 15 (6.85%) Terminal Services
6 9 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.28%) KVM
8 4 (1.83%) iptables
8 4 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.37%) Docker
9 3 (1.37%) vSphere
9 3 (1.37%) XenApp
10 1 (0.46%) Samba
10 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.11%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.74%) TrustSec
3 4 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.83%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.83%) Nessus
3 4 (1.83%) SCOM
3 4 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.37%) Ansible
4 3 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.37%) Grafana
4 3 (1.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.37%) Nmap
4 3 (1.37%) Puppet
4 3 (1.37%) SCCM
4 3 (1.37%) Terraform
5 2 (0.91%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.91%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.46%) Nagios
6 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 103 (47.03%) Cisco
2 72 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 58 (26.48%) VMware
4 55 (25.11%) CheckPoint
5 31 (14.16%) Citrix
6 28 (12.79%) HP
7 27 (12.33%) F5
7 27 (12.33%) Juniper
8 20 (9.13%) Oracle
9 16 (7.31%) Dell
10 13 (5.94%) Palo Alto
11 12 (5.48%) IBM
11 12 (5.48%) SAP
12 11 (5.02%) Cognos
12 11 (5.02%) NetApp
12 11 (5.02%) Veeam
13 10 (4.57%) Brocade
13 10 (4.57%) Symantec
14 9 (4.11%) Computacenter
14 9 (4.11%) Fortinet
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Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum Circa £24000 + Bens (Depending on Ex
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Watford
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