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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 42 54 81
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 124 82 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.42% 4.33% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.89% 17.94% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 109 51 73
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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
519 457 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.67% 24.14% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 413 263 528
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +10 41 £45,000 +5.88%
Watford -18 24 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Stevenage +25 18 £40,000 +8.10%
Royston - 8 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £45,000 -
Letchworth +17 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Rickmansworth - 3 £45,000 -
Borehamwood -3 1 £30,000 -25.00%
St Albans -33 1 £31,500 +2.43%
Baldock - 1 £35,000 -
Hertford - 1 - -
Kings Langley - 1 £27,500 -
Cheshunt - 1 £22,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 166 (67.21%) Cisco
2 119 (48.18%) Windows
3 105 (42.51%) Active Directory
4 96 (38.87%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (37.65%) VMware
6 79 (31.98%) VPN
7 77 (31.17%) WAN
8 72 (29.15%) CCNP
9 71 (28.74%) LAN
10 69 (27.94%) Microsoft
11 68 (27.53%) Security Cleared
12 63 (25.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 59 (23.89%) MPLS
14 58 (23.48%) SC Cleared
15 55 (22.27%) DNS
16 54 (21.86%) MS Exchange
17 51 (20.65%) TCP/IP
18 50 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (18.62%) VoIP
20 45 (18.22%) DHCP
20 45 (18.22%) CheckPoint
21 42 (17.00%) Citrix
22 39 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
23 36 (14.57%) ITIL
23 36 (14.57%) Network Security
24 35 (14.17%) CCNA
25 34 (13.77%) SQL Server
25 34 (13.77%) vSphere
25 34 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
26 33 (13.36%) VMware ESX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 54 (21.86%) MS Exchange
2 33 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (9.31%) IIS
5 19 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.45%) Lync
7 9 (3.64%) JBoss
7 9 (3.64%) Apache
7 9 (3.64%) Tomcat
8 8 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.83%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (2.02%) OpenStack
10 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.21%) WorkSite
Applications
1 18 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.26%) PaaS
2 8 (3.24%) SaaS
3 7 (2.83%) IaaS
4 5 (2.02%) Terremark
4 5 (2.02%) Google Apps
4 5 (2.02%) Office 365
4 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (31.98%) VPN
2 77 (31.17%) WAN
3 71 (28.74%) LAN
4 59 (23.89%) MPLS
5 55 (22.27%) DNS
6 51 (20.65%) TCP/IP
7 46 (18.62%) VoIP
8 45 (18.22%) DHCP
9 39 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (14.57%) Network Security
11 32 (12.96%) SAN
12 26 (10.53%) VPLS
13 24 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (9.31%) OSPF
14 23 (9.31%) BGP
15 22 (8.91%) Wireless
15 22 (8.91%) VLAN
16 14 (5.67%) PBX
17 13 (5.26%) IP Telephony
18 12 (4.86%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (9.31%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.83%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.21%) Big Data
6 2 (0.81%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 23 (9.31%) Retail
2 16 (6.48%) Finance
3 11 (4.45%) Law
3 11 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.21%) Games
5 3 (1.21%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 96 (38.87%) Network Engineer
2 41 (16.60%) Support Engineer
3 34 (13.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (12.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 26 (10.53%) Analyst
6 24 (9.72%) Architect
7 23 (9.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (7.69%) Security Engineer
8 19 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
9 17 (6.88%) Administrator
10 16 (6.48%) Network Support
11 14 (5.67%) Network Support Engineer
12 11 (4.45%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (4.45%) Network Analyst
13 10 (4.05%) Consultant
14 9 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 9 (3.64%) Support Analyst
14 9 (3.64%) Network Administrator
15 8 (3.24%) Network Architect
15 8 (3.24%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.83%) J2EE
2 6 (2.43%) LAMP
3 5 (2.02%) RESTful
3 5 (2.02%) Web Services
3 5 (2.02%) .NET
4 3 (1.21%) HTML
4 3 (1.21%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.74%) Clustering
2 22 (8.91%) Blackberry
3 17 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.64%) PKI
5 8 (3.24%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.83%) Statistics
6 7 (2.83%) Handset
6 7 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.02%) CMDB
8 4 (1.62%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.62%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.21%) FMCG
9 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.21%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.81%) Open Source
10 2 (0.81%) Blog
10 2 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 119 (48.18%) Windows
2 63 (25.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (12.15%) Linux
5 28 (11.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (8.50%) Windows 2000
7 20 (8.10%) UNIX
8 13 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.83%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.83%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.43%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.02%) Debian
11 5 (2.02%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.62%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.40%) HPUX
13 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.57%) ITIL
2 21 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 18 (7.29%) Network Design
5 17 (6.88%) Change Control
6 14 (5.67%) Mentoring
6 14 (5.67%) Project Management
7 13 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 11 (4.45%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.64%) Network Management
9 9 (3.64%) Document Management
10 8 (3.24%) TOGAF
10 8 (3.24%) Identity Management
10 8 (3.24%) UML
10 8 (3.24%) Security Architecture
10 8 (3.24%) Information Assurance
10 8 (3.24%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (3.24%) SABSA
11 7 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (2.83%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.48%) Java
2 10 (4.05%) SQL
3 9 (3.64%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.24%) C
5 7 (2.83%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.62%) Python
7 3 (1.21%) Ada
7 3 (1.21%) C++
8 2 (0.81%) Perl
8 2 (0.81%) VBScript
8 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.40%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 96 (38.87%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (29.15%) CCNP
3 68 (27.53%) Security Cleared
4 58 (23.48%) SC Cleared
5 35 (14.17%) CCNA
6 21 (8.50%) Degree
7 15 (6.07%) CCIE
8 14 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (5.26%) MCP
10 10 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.64%) MCSE
11 9 (3.64%) VCP4
11 9 (3.64%) VCP5
12 8 (3.24%) MBCS
13 7 (2.83%) CCSA
14 6 (2.43%) MCITP
15 5 (2.02%) MCSA
16 3 (1.21%) VCAP
16 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 2 (0.81%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.67%) SLA
2 8 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 105 (42.51%) Active Directory
2 50 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (13.77%) vSphere
4 33 (13.36%) VMware ESX
5 22 (8.91%) XenApp
6 21 (8.50%) XenDesktop
6 21 (8.50%) vCloud
7 17 (6.88%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.83%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.43%) XenServer
10 4 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.81%) pfSense
11 2 (0.81%) Xen
12 1 (0.40%) NLBS
12 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (8.91%) Backup Exec
2 21 (8.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 21 (8.50%) NetBackup
3 10 (4.05%) FortiGate
4 8 (3.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.02%) Cacti
5 5 (2.02%) Puppet
6 2 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.81%) WSUS
6 2 (0.81%) Opsview
7 1 (0.40%) cPanel
7 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 166 (67.21%) Cisco
2 93 (37.65%) VMware
3 69 (27.94%) Microsoft
4 45 (18.22%) CheckPoint
5 42 (17.00%) Citrix
6 30 (12.15%) Juniper
7 26 (10.53%) F5
8 25 (10.12%) SolarWinds
9 23 (9.31%) HP
10 22 (8.91%) Symantec
11 21 (8.50%) Veritas
11 21 (8.50%) Sophos
12 19 (7.69%) Blue Coat
13 18 (7.29%) Fortinet
14 16 (6.48%) Oracle
15 13 (5.26%) Dell
16 11 (4.45%) Red Hat
16 11 (4.45%) Aruba
17 10 (4.05%) Acronis
17 10 (4.05%) Mitel
Hertfordshire
Blue Town Online
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Required IT
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Hertfordshire
AX Intelligence
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum or competitive contract rate
Posted: 25 days ago