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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 51 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 102 63 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.39% 3.15% 4.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.82% 13.04% 21.39%
Number of salaries quoted 72 47 122
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £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
490 483 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.08% 24.13% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 387 320 489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 +25 43 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Hemel Hempstead -3 13 £35,000 -24.32% 3
Letchworth +16 11 £35,500 +18.33% 1
Stevenage -1 8 £41,000 +32.25% 1
Welwyn Garden City +5 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Baldock - 3 £35,000 -
St Albans -10 2 £46,250 +15.62%
Berkhamsted - 2 £37,500 -
Bishop's Stortford +10 1 - - 2
Hitchin -9 1 £32,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 139 (64.35%) Cisco
2 100 (46.30%) WAN
3 97 (44.91%) LAN
4 93 (43.06%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (41.20%) VMware
6 81 (37.50%) Windows
7 79 (36.57%) Microsoft
8 68 (31.48%) Active Directory
9 66 (30.56%) VPN
9 66 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 58 (26.85%) CheckPoint
11 57 (26.39%) HP
12 51 (23.61%) CCNA
12 51 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 50 (23.15%) ITIL
14 48 (22.22%) CCNP
15 45 (20.83%) MS Excel
16 44 (20.37%) Juniper
16 44 (20.37%) Hyper-V
17 43 (19.91%) MS Exchange
18 38 (17.59%) TCP/IP
18 38 (17.59%) Linux
19 37 (17.13%) MPLS
20 36 (16.67%) DNS
21 35 (16.20%) Finance
21 35 (16.20%) Retail
21 35 (16.20%) Network Security
21 35 (16.20%) Lync
22 34 (15.74%) VoIP
22 34 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 43 (19.91%) MS Exchange
2 35 (16.20%) Lync
3 24 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.63%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.17%) IIS
7 8 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.78%) SAS
9 5 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.39%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.39%) Apache
11 2 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 45 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.57%) PaaS
2 15 (6.94%) IaaS
3 12 (5.56%) Office 365
4 10 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.39%) SaaS
5 3 (1.39%) Google Apps
5 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.39%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 100 (46.30%) WAN
2 97 (44.91%) LAN
3 66 (30.56%) VPN
4 38 (17.59%) TCP/IP
5 37 (17.13%) MPLS
6 36 (16.67%) DNS
7 35 (16.20%) Network Security
8 34 (15.74%) VoIP
9 33 (15.28%) SAN
10 26 (12.04%) DHCP
11 23 (10.65%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (10.19%) VLAN
12 22 (10.19%) BGP
13 21 (9.72%) OSPF
14 20 (9.26%) Wireless
15 18 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (7.41%) iSCSI
17 15 (6.94%) IP Telephony
18 12 (5.56%) SSL
19 10 (4.63%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
General
1 35 (16.20%) Finance
1 35 (16.20%) Retail
2 9 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.93%) Games
4 2 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.46%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Back Office
5 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 66 (30.56%) Network Engineer
2 45 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 31 (14.35%) Architect
4 24 (11.11%) Consultant
5 17 (7.87%) IT Architect
6 16 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
7 15 (6.94%) Operations Support Engineer
7 15 (6.94%) Security Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.02%) Analyst
10 12 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (5.09%) Network Security Engineer
12 9 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (4.17%) Network Specialist
13 8 (3.70%) Network Architect
13 8 (3.70%) Network Analyst
13 8 (3.70%) Project Engineer
13 8 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.85%) .NET
1 4 (1.85%) LAMP
2 3 (1.39%) RESTful
2 3 (1.39%) Web Services
3 2 (0.93%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.46%) J2EE
4 1 (0.46%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.80%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 11 (5.09%) Clustering
4 10 (4.63%) Handset
5 8 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.78%) SecurID
7 4 (1.85%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.85%) Replication
7 4 (1.85%) Open Source
8 3 (1.39%) CMDB
8 3 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.39%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.39%) Statistics
8 3 (1.39%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.93%) Firmware
9 2 (0.93%) PKI
9 2 (0.93%) Online Games
9 2 (0.93%) Physics
9 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.46%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 81 (37.50%) Windows
2 51 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (17.59%) Linux
4 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.09%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.17%) UNIX
8 8 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.85%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.39%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.39%) HPUX
12 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.93%) CentOS
13 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.46%) SUSE
13 1 (0.46%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.15%) ITIL
2 30 (13.89%) Change Management
3 22 (10.19%) Network Design
3 22 (10.19%) Migration
4 21 (9.72%) Project Management
5 19 (8.80%) E-Commerce
6 17 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (7.87%) Information Security
6 17 (7.87%) PRINCE2
7 15 (6.94%) Time Management
8 8 (3.70%) Network Management
9 7 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (3.24%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.24%) Data Security
9 7 (3.24%) Business Continuity
9 7 (3.24%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.78%) TOGAF
11 5 (2.31%) Change Control
11 5 (2.31%) Business Continuity Planning
11 5 (2.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.56%) SQL
2 10 (4.63%) C
3 8 (3.70%) Java
4 6 (2.78%) Python
4 6 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.93%) Ada
7 2 (0.93%) VBScript
7 2 (0.93%) Perl
7 2 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 93 (43.06%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (23.61%) CCNA
3 48 (22.22%) CCNP
4 34 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (12.04%) MCITP
6 23 (10.65%) Degree
7 17 (7.87%) Security Cleared
8 16 (7.41%) MCSE
8 16 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (6.02%) MCP
10 12 (5.56%) CCIE
11 11 (5.09%) SC Cleared
12 7 (3.24%) NCDA
13 6 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (2.78%) MCTS
13 6 (2.78%) VCAP
13 6 (2.78%) NCIE
14 5 (2.31%) VCP4
14 5 (2.31%) VCP5
14 5 (2.31%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 68 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 66 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (20.37%) Hyper-V
4 29 (13.43%) vSphere
5 19 (8.80%) VMware ESX
6 15 (6.94%) XenApp
6 15 (6.94%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (3.70%) XenServer
9 6 (2.78%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.39%) vCloud
11 2 (0.93%) pfSense
11 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.46%) Xen
12 1 (0.46%) Squid
12 1 (0.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (7.87%) SCCM
2 11 (5.09%) FortiGate
3 10 (4.63%) SCOM
4 6 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.85%) Puppet
6 3 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.39%) Cacti
6 3 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.93%) Nagios
7 2 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Opsview
8 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 139 (64.35%) Cisco
2 89 (41.20%) VMware
3 79 (36.57%) Microsoft
4 58 (26.85%) CheckPoint
5 57 (26.39%) HP
6 44 (20.37%) Juniper
7 26 (12.04%) Dell
8 24 (11.11%) Citrix
9 23 (10.65%) Red Hat
10 19 (8.80%) Fortinet
10 19 (8.80%) IBM
11 16 (7.41%) ProCurve
12 15 (6.94%) Aruba
12 15 (6.94%) SolarWinds
13 14 (6.48%) F5
14 13 (6.02%) WatchGuard
14 13 (6.02%) Mitel
14 13 (6.02%) EMC
15 11 (5.09%) Blue Coat
16 10 (4.63%) NetApp
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance (£6.5K) + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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