The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 43 51 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +47
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 129 123 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.19% 4.64% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.41% 17.83% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 107 98 40
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
632 690 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.43% 26.02% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 429 541 437
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford +2 39 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Hemel Hempstead -3 22 £42,250 -0.58% 1
Stevenage +2 12 £37,000 -26.00%
Letchworth - 11 £40,000 - 1
St Albans 0 6 £27,500 -3.50%
Welwyn Garden City +22 2 £24,000 -52.00%
Potters Bar - 1 £36,500 -
Tring - 1 £37,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 131 (61.21%) Cisco
2 93 (43.46%) Windows
2 93 (43.46%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (36.92%) Microsoft
4 74 (34.58%) WAN
5 71 (33.18%) VMware
6 69 (32.24%) LAN
7 59 (27.57%) CheckPoint
8 56 (26.17%) Active Directory
9 55 (25.70%) Juniper
10 54 (25.23%) CCNA
11 52 (24.30%) CCNP
12 49 (22.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (22.43%) Network Security
14 47 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 47 (21.96%) SAN
15 46 (21.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 46 (21.50%) HP
16 45 (21.03%) VPN
17 44 (20.56%) MS Exchange
17 44 (20.56%) Linux
17 44 (20.56%) Cisco ASA
18 43 (20.09%) DNS
18 43 (20.09%) Citrix
18 43 (20.09%) TCP/IP
19 39 (18.22%) ITIL
19 39 (18.22%) Hyper-V
20 38 (17.76%) SQL
20 38 (17.76%) MS Excel
21 35 (16.36%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 33 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (11.68%) SharePoint
4 22 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (7.48%) Apache
6 15 (7.01%) IIS
7 12 (5.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (3.74%) Lync
9 8 (3.74%) SAS
10 5 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.87%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 38 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) SaaS
2 4 (1.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (34.58%) WAN
2 69 (32.24%) LAN
3 48 (22.43%) Network Security
4 47 (21.96%) SAN
5 45 (21.03%) VPN
6 44 (20.56%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (20.09%) DNS
7 43 (20.09%) TCP/IP
8 35 (16.36%) VoIP
9 33 (15.42%) DHCP
10 31 (14.49%) iSCSI
11 27 (12.62%) VLAN
12 21 (9.81%) Wireless
13 17 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (7.94%) TACACS
14 16 (7.48%) BGP
15 13 (6.07%) OSPF
16 11 (5.14%) MPLS
16 11 (5.14%) Internet
16 11 (5.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.67%) MySQL
4 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) AppScan
General
1 9 (4.21%) Telecoms
1 9 (4.21%) Finance
1 9 (4.21%) Retail
2 1 (0.47%) Legal
2 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.47%) Back Office
2 1 (0.47%) Local Government
2 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (25.70%) Network Engineer
2 37 (17.29%) Support Engineer
3 27 (12.62%) Security Engineer
4 26 (12.15%) Consultant
5 22 (10.28%) Architect
5 22 (10.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (9.35%) IT Support
7 17 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 15 (7.01%) Network Specialist
9 14 (6.54%) Technical Consultant
9 14 (6.54%) Technical Engineer
10 13 (6.07%) Administrator
11 12 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (5.61%) Security Specialist
12 10 (4.67%) Analyst
12 10 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (4.67%) Network Security Engineer
12 10 (4.67%) Project Engineer
13 9 (4.21%) Service Manager
13 9 (4.21%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.47%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.48%) Management Information System
1 16 (7.48%) Replication
2 10 (4.67%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.80%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.87%) SecurID
5 4 (1.87%) Clustering
6 3 (1.40%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.40%) Open Source
7 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.93%) Physics
7 2 (0.93%) CCTV
7 2 (0.93%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.93%) Social Media
7 2 (0.93%) PDA
8 1 (0.47%) Handset
8 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.47%) EPoS
8 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 93 (43.46%) Windows
2 47 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (20.56%) Linux
4 25 (11.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (10.28%) Windows XP
6 21 (9.81%) Windows 7
7 19 (8.88%) UNIX
8 14 (6.54%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.27%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.87%) CentOS
11 4 (1.87%) OpenBSD
12 3 (1.40%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.40%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.47%) Solaris
14 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.22%) ITIL
2 34 (15.89%) Project Management
3 30 (14.02%) Change Management
4 25 (11.68%) Information Security
5 24 (11.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (10.75%) Problem Management
7 21 (9.81%) Network Design
8 17 (7.94%) Migration
8 17 (7.94%) Time Management
9 15 (7.01%) Service Management
10 14 (6.54%) Security Management
11 9 (4.21%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.74%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.27%) Business Continuity
13 7 (3.27%) PRINCE2
14 6 (2.80%) Network Management
15 5 (2.34%) Data Security
15 5 (2.34%) SIEM
15 5 (2.34%) Capacity Management
16 4 (1.87%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.76%) SQL
2 8 (3.74%) Java
3 7 (3.27%) Python
4 5 (2.34%) C
4 5 (2.34%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.93%) VBScript
5 2 (0.93%) PHP
6 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (43.46%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (25.23%) CCNA
3 52 (24.30%) CCNP
4 46 (21.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (11.68%) MCITP
6 24 (11.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (10.75%) MCSE
8 21 (9.81%) MCP
9 18 (8.41%) MCTS
10 16 (7.48%) CCSE
11 15 (7.01%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (6.54%) CCEE
12 14 (6.54%) CCAA
12 14 (6.54%) CCIA
13 13 (6.07%) Degree
14 10 (4.67%) Security Cleared
14 10 (4.67%) CCIE
15 9 (4.21%) CISM
15 9 (4.21%) NCDA
16 8 (3.74%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.01%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.34%) SLA
2 5 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 56 (26.17%) Active Directory
2 49 (22.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (18.22%) Hyper-V
4 30 (14.02%) vSphere
5 13 (6.07%) VMware ESX
5 13 (6.07%) XenApp
5 13 (6.07%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.34%) XenServer
9 4 (1.87%) Snort
9 4 (1.87%) Nmap
10 3 (1.40%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.40%) vCloud
11 2 (0.93%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.07%) SCOM
2 10 (4.67%) SCCM
3 9 (4.21%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.21%) Nessus
4 5 (2.34%) WSUS
5 4 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.87%) Nagios
5 4 (1.87%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.93%) Cacti
6 2 (0.93%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.47%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 131 (61.21%) Cisco
2 79 (36.92%) Microsoft
3 71 (33.18%) VMware
4 59 (27.57%) CheckPoint
5 55 (25.70%) Juniper
6 46 (21.50%) HP
7 43 (20.09%) Citrix
8 15 (7.01%) IBM
8 15 (7.01%) SonicWALL
9 14 (6.54%) Dell
9 14 (6.54%) NetApp
10 13 (6.07%) F5
11 10 (4.67%) Apple
12 9 (4.21%) EMC
13 8 (3.74%) WatchGuard
13 8 (3.74%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.27%) McAfee
14 7 (3.27%) Oracle
14 7 (3.27%) Riverbed
14 7 (3.27%) ProCurve
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
OHO Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago