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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 178 113 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.80% 4.47% 4.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.43% 16.72% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 106 82 85
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
585 676 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.64% 26.74% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 388 468 471
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 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 27 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
Hemel Hempstead -7 33 £60,000 +33.33%
Watford -4 29 £50,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 21 £40,000 -
Rickmansworth - 15 £35,000 - 1
St Albans -8 13 £27,500 - 2
Borehamwood - 8 £32,500 -
Letchworth +11 7 £47,000 +88.00% 2
Stevenage +12 5 - - 1
Royston - 4 £38,000 - 2
Hertford - 1 £52,500 - 1
Hitchin - 1 £22,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 166 (57.64%) Cisco
2 150 (52.08%) Windows
3 120 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 115 (39.93%) VMware
5 113 (39.24%) Microsoft
6 98 (34.03%) MS Exchange
6 98 (34.03%) LAN
7 96 (33.33%) WAN
8 84 (29.17%) Citrix
9 81 (28.13%) DNS
10 76 (26.39%) CheckPoint
11 72 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 70 (24.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 69 (23.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 67 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 66 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
16 59 (20.49%) Data Centre
16 59 (20.49%) DHCP
17 57 (19.79%) ITIL
18 56 (19.44%) SQL Server
19 53 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2007
20 52 (18.06%) Security Cleared
21 49 (17.01%) SQL
21 49 (17.01%) CCNP
22 47 (16.32%) Symantec
22 47 (16.32%) Office 365
23 46 (15.97%) Blackberry
24 45 (15.63%) vSphere
25 44 (15.28%) SC Cleared
25 44 (15.28%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 98 (34.03%) MS Exchange
2 70 (24.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 36 (12.50%) IIS
5 26 (9.03%) SharePoint
6 24 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (4.51%) Apache
9 10 (3.47%) Lync
10 5 (1.74%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.04%) WordPress
11 3 (1.04%) nginx
11 3 (1.04%) Moodle
11 3 (1.04%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.69%) Drupal
12 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.69%) JBoss
12 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 36 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.35%) RiskWrite
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 47 (16.32%) Office 365
2 13 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.13%) Mimecast
4 9 (3.13%) SaaS
4 9 (3.13%) PaaS
5 5 (1.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 98 (34.03%) LAN
2 96 (33.33%) WAN
3 81 (28.13%) DNS
4 59 (20.49%) DHCP
5 40 (13.89%) VLAN
6 39 (13.54%) Network Security
6 39 (13.54%) SAN
7 33 (11.46%) VPN
8 30 (10.42%) TCP/IP
9 29 (10.07%) SSL
10 28 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (7.64%) IP Telephony
12 21 (7.29%) OSPF
13 20 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (6.60%) Wireless
15 17 (5.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (5.90%) BGP
16 16 (5.56%) MPLS
17 14 (4.86%) NAS
18 12 (4.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (10.07%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.08%) MySQL
6 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.69%) dBASE
6 2 (0.69%) DB2
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) Big Data
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.69%) Subversion
3 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 25 (8.68%) Finance
2 21 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.51%) Retail
4 12 (4.17%) Advertising
5 7 (2.43%) Back Office
6 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.69%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (16.32%) Network Engineer
2 46 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (14.24%) Analyst
4 32 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (9.72%) Architect
6 25 (8.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 19 (6.60%) Administrator
8 18 (6.25%) Consultant
9 17 (5.90%) Support Engineer
10 16 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (5.21%) Technical Architect
12 14 (4.86%) Senior Network Engineer
13 13 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (4.51%) Head of IT
14 12 (4.17%) Security Engineer
15 11 (3.82%) Network Architect
15 11 (3.82%) Senior Architect
16 10 (3.47%) Senior Network Architect
16 10 (3.47%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.51%) Web Services
2 5 (1.74%) .NET
3 4 (1.39%) WCF
4 3 (1.04%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 3 (1.04%) LAMP
5 1 (0.35%) J2EE
5 1 (0.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.49%) Data Centre
2 46 (15.97%) Blackberry
3 39 (13.54%) Clustering
4 32 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 32 (11.11%) Fat Client
5 27 (9.38%) Management Information System
6 25 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (6.25%) FMCG
8 9 (3.13%) Statistics
8 9 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.78%) Replication
10 6 (2.08%) e-Health
10 6 (2.08%) CCTV
11 5 (1.74%) Blog
11 5 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.74%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.74%) EqualLogic
11 5 (1.74%) PKI
11 5 (1.74%) Streaming Music
12 2 (0.69%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 150 (52.08%) Windows
2 67 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 66 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (15.28%) Linux
5 29 (10.07%) Windows 2000
5 29 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (5.56%) UNIX
7 15 (5.21%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.43%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.39%) CentOS
9 4 (1.39%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.04%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.79%) ITIL
2 27 (9.38%) Network Design
3 26 (9.03%) Information Security
4 25 (8.68%) Change Management
5 23 (7.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (7.99%) Incident Management
6 22 (7.64%) Problem Management
7 18 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 17 (5.90%) Business Continuity
9 16 (5.56%) Network Architecture
10 14 (4.86%) SIEM
10 14 (4.86%) Security Management
10 14 (4.86%) Project Management
11 13 (4.51%) Asset Management
11 13 (4.51%) Line Management
12 11 (3.82%) Change Control
12 11 (3.82%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (3.82%) Business Analysis
13 10 (3.47%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (3.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.01%) SQL
2 11 (3.82%) Java
3 7 (2.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.74%) PHP
4 5 (1.74%) C#
5 3 (1.04%) Perl
5 3 (1.04%) VBA
5 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.69%) Jython
6 2 (0.69%) Python
7 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.35%) C
7 1 (0.35%) Ruby
7 1 (0.35%) C++
7 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.35%) VBScript
7 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (18.06%) Security Cleared
3 49 (17.01%) CCNP
4 44 (15.28%) SC Cleared
5 38 (13.19%) CCNA
6 18 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (5.56%) CCSA
8 12 (4.17%) CCIE
9 11 (3.82%) CISM
9 11 (3.82%) CISSP
10 10 (3.47%) Degree
10 10 (3.47%) JNCIA
11 9 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (3.13%) MCSE
12 8 (2.78%) MCP
13 6 (2.08%) MCSA
13 6 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.04%) PCI QSA
14 3 (1.04%) CCSE
15 2 (0.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (7.99%) SLA
3 15 (5.21%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.43%) QA
5 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 120 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 69 (23.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (15.63%) vSphere
4 42 (14.58%) XenApp
5 37 (12.85%) VMware ESX
6 35 (12.15%) XenDesktop
7 34 (11.81%) Hyper-V
8 29 (10.07%) vCloud
9 23 (7.99%) Terminal Services
10 12 (4.17%) Xen
11 9 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (2.78%) iptables
13 6 (2.08%) NLBS
14 4 (1.39%) VirtualBox
15 3 (1.04%) Varnish
15 3 (1.04%) Sendmail
16 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.35%) XenServer
16 1 (0.35%) UAG
16 1 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (14.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 29 (10.07%) NetBackup
2 29 (10.07%) Backup Exec
3 11 (3.82%) Cacti
4 7 (2.43%) Nagios
5 6 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (2.08%) WSUS
5 6 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.74%) Opsview
7 4 (1.39%) Nessus
8 3 (1.04%) cPanel
9 2 (0.69%) Ansible
9 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.69%) Puppet
9 2 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.69%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.35%) SCCM
10 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 166 (57.64%) Cisco
2 115 (39.93%) VMware
3 113 (39.24%) Microsoft
4 84 (29.17%) Citrix
5 76 (26.39%) CheckPoint
6 47 (16.32%) Symantec
7 41 (14.24%) HP
8 35 (12.15%) Sophos
9 34 (11.81%) Juniper
10 29 (10.07%) Veritas
11 22 (7.64%) F5
12 17 (5.90%) Dell
12 17 (5.90%) Apple
13 15 (5.21%) Red Hat
14 12 (4.17%) SAP
14 12 (4.17%) SonicWALL
15 11 (3.82%) IronPort
16 10 (3.47%) Trend Micro
16 10 (3.47%) Oracle
17 9 (3.13%) CA
Hertfordshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Which?
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £47,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Server Choice
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum dependent on experience and certific
Posted: 14 days ago
St. Albans
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Qualifications
Posted: 21 days ago
St. Albans
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Edge IT Consulting Limited
Salary: From £22,500 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago