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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 39 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 137 73 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.68% 3.86% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.20% 16.78% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 118 48 89
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £45,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
523 435 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.67% 23.00% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 421 273 500
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 £27,500 £26,050 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Hemel Hempstead +19 35 £45,000 -
Watford -15 31 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Stevenage +22 25 £40,750 +8.66% 2
Letchworth +10 10 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Rickmansworth - 5 £45,000 -
Royston - 3 £40,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford +4 2 £48,750 +62.50%
Baldock - 2 £35,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 £63,500 +58.75%
Cheshunt - 1 £22,000 -
Hertford - 1 - -
Kings Langley - 1 £27,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 157 (67.38%) Cisco
2 103 (44.21%) Windows
3 97 (41.63%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (39.06%) Active Directory
5 88 (37.77%) VMware
6 80 (34.33%) WAN
7 73 (31.33%) VPN
7 73 (31.33%) LAN
8 65 (27.90%) CCNP
9 60 (25.75%) MPLS
10 57 (24.46%) Microsoft
10 57 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 53 (22.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 52 (22.32%) VoIP
13 49 (21.03%) TCP/IP
13 49 (21.03%) Security Cleared
14 45 (19.31%) CheckPoint
15 42 (18.03%) DNS
15 42 (18.03%) MS Exchange
15 42 (18.03%) CCNA
15 42 (18.03%) ITIL
16 40 (17.17%) SC Cleared
17 35 (15.02%) Cisco ASA
17 35 (15.02%) Linux
17 35 (15.02%) DHCP
18 32 (13.73%) HP
18 32 (13.73%) Juniper
19 31 (13.30%) SAN
20 30 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
21 29 (12.45%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 42 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (6.01%) IIS
5 14 (6.01%) Lync
6 9 (3.86%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.00%) Apache
7 7 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.58%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (2.58%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.58%) JBoss
9 5 (2.15%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.43%) WorkSite
Applications
1 16 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.58%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.73%) PaaS
2 12 (5.15%) IaaS
3 7 (3.00%) SaaS
4 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.15%) Terremark
5 5 (2.15%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (34.33%) WAN
2 73 (31.33%) VPN
2 73 (31.33%) LAN
3 60 (25.75%) MPLS
4 52 (22.32%) VoIP
5 49 (21.03%) TCP/IP
6 42 (18.03%) DNS
7 35 (15.02%) DHCP
7 35 (15.02%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (13.30%) SAN
9 29 (12.45%) Network Security
10 26 (11.16%) VPLS
11 25 (10.73%) OSPF
11 25 (10.73%) BGP
12 24 (10.30%) Wireless
13 20 (8.58%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (8.15%) VLAN
15 14 (6.01%) PBX
16 12 (5.15%) IP Telephony
16 12 (5.15%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.01%) SQL Server 2000
2 14 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.58%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.43%) Big Data
General
1 29 (12.45%) Retail
2 21 (9.01%) Finance
3 11 (4.72%) Law
4 7 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.29%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 91 (39.06%) Network Engineer
2 41 (17.60%) Support Engineer
3 32 (13.73%) Architect
4 26 (11.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (10.73%) Senior Network Engineer
6 21 (9.01%) Analyst
7 16 (6.87%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (6.87%) Network Support
7 16 (6.87%) Security Engineer
8 15 (6.44%) Network Support Engineer
9 14 (6.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.01%) Administrator
10 11 (4.72%) Network Analyst
11 10 (4.29%) Consultant
12 9 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.86%) Network Architect
13 8 (3.43%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 8 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (3.43%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.58%) J2EE
1 6 (2.58%) LAMP
2 5 (2.15%) RESTful
2 5 (2.15%) Web Services
2 5 (2.15%) .NET
3 3 (1.29%) HTML
3 3 (1.29%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.44%) Clustering
2 16 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.15%) Blackberry
3 12 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.86%) PKI
5 8 (3.43%) Handset
5 8 (3.43%) Mathematics
6 7 (3.00%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.15%) CMDB
9 3 (1.29%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.29%) Statistics
9 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.29%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.29%) Open Source
9 3 (1.29%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.86%) CCTV
10 2 (0.86%) SecurID
10 2 (0.86%) Physics
10 2 (0.86%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 103 (44.21%) Windows
2 57 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (15.02%) Linux
4 30 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (11.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (8.15%) UNIX
7 12 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (5.15%) Windows 2000
8 7 (3.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.15%) Debian
9 5 (2.15%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.15%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.72%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.29%) HPUX
12 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.03%) ITIL
2 20 (8.58%) Network Design
3 18 (7.73%) PRINCE2
3 18 (7.73%) Mentoring
4 14 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (4.72%) Project Management
5 11 (4.72%) Change Control
6 10 (4.29%) Coaching
6 10 (4.29%) E-Commerce
6 10 (4.29%) Change Management
7 9 (3.86%) TOGAF
7 9 (3.86%) Document Management
7 9 (3.86%) Migration
7 9 (3.86%) Network Management
8 8 (3.43%) Information Assurance
8 8 (3.43%) Security Architecture
8 8 (3.43%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (3.43%) SABSA
8 8 (3.43%) Identity Management
8 8 (3.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.58%) Java
2 8 (3.43%) C
2 8 (3.43%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.58%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.72%) Python
5 3 (1.29%) Ada
5 3 (1.29%) C++
6 2 (0.86%) Perl
6 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.43%) Tcl
7 1 (0.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (41.63%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (27.90%) CCNP
3 49 (21.03%) Security Cleared
4 42 (18.03%) CCNA
5 40 (17.17%) SC Cleared
6 22 (9.44%) Degree
7 15 (6.44%) CCIE
8 11 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (4.29%) MCP
10 9 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (3.86%) VCP4
10 9 (3.86%) VCP5
11 8 (3.43%) MBCS
12 7 (3.00%) MCITP
12 7 (3.00%) MCSE
13 5 (2.15%) MCSA
14 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.29%) VCAP
15 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.86%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.43%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 91 (39.06%) Active Directory
2 53 (22.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (11.59%) VMware ESX
4 24 (10.30%) vSphere
5 21 (9.01%) Hyper-V
6 13 (5.58%) XenApp
7 12 (5.15%) XenDesktop
7 12 (5.15%) vCloud
8 6 (2.58%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.72%) XenServer
10 2 (0.86%) pfSense
11 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.43%) Xen
11 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (6.01%) Backup Exec
2 12 (5.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (5.15%) NetBackup
3 9 (3.86%) FortiGate
4 8 (3.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (2.58%) Puppet
6 5 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.15%) Cacti
7 2 (0.86%) SCCM
7 2 (0.86%) Opsview
8 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.43%) WSUS
8 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 157 (67.38%) Cisco
2 88 (37.77%) VMware
3 57 (24.46%) Microsoft
4 45 (19.31%) CheckPoint
5 32 (13.73%) Juniper
5 32 (13.73%) HP
6 28 (12.02%) Citrix
7 22 (9.44%) F5
8 21 (9.01%) SolarWinds
9 20 (8.58%) Blue Coat
10 19 (8.15%) Fortinet
11 17 (7.30%) Red Hat
12 16 (6.87%) Dell
13 15 (6.44%) Oracle
14 14 (6.01%) Symantec
15 12 (5.15%) Sophos
15 12 (5.15%) Veritas
15 12 (5.15%) Mitel
15 12 (5.15%) Aruba
16 10 (4.29%) IBM
Radlett, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday + bonus + pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Airwave
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South Herts / North London
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to circa £55k + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
St. Albans
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Stevenage
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Watford, United Kingdom
Camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago