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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 47 46 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +37
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 107 91 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.20% 4.73% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.29% 18.88% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 97 71 61
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
480 482 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.33% 25.04% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 392 293 512
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +6 41 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Watford -14 21 £40,000 -2.43%
Stevenage +15 12 £40,000 +8.10%
Royston - 10 £37,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £45,000 -
St Albans -23 2 £31,500 -16.00%
Letchworth +18 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Borehamwood +2 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Broxbourne - 1 £75,000 - 1
Hertford - 1 - -
Cheshunt - 1 £75,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 156 (64.20%) Cisco
2 117 (48.15%) Windows
3 103 (42.39%) Active Directory
4 92 (37.86%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (36.63%) VMware
6 76 (31.28%) Security Cleared
7 70 (28.81%) CCNP
8 68 (27.98%) Microsoft
8 68 (27.98%) WAN
9 66 (27.16%) VPN
9 66 (27.16%) SC Cleared
10 63 (25.93%) LAN
11 60 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 59 (24.28%) MS Exchange
13 51 (20.99%) DNS
13 51 (20.99%) Citrix
13 51 (20.99%) MPLS
14 44 (18.11%) TCP/IP
15 42 (17.28%) DHCP
15 42 (17.28%) SQL Server
16 41 (16.87%) CheckPoint
17 40 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (16.05%) VoIP
19 37 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2007
20 36 (14.81%) vSphere
20 36 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
21 35 (14.40%) Cisco ASA
22 34 (13.99%) Clustering
23 33 (13.58%) Network Security
24 32 (13.17%) SQL Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 59 (24.28%) MS Exchange
2 37 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 36 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (10.29%) IIS
6 21 (8.64%) SharePoint
7 12 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (4.12%) JBoss
8 10 (4.12%) Apache
8 10 (4.12%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (3.29%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (2.47%) Lync
12 5 (2.06%) OpenStack
13 3 (1.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 16 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.29%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.53%) Office 365
2 9 (3.70%) SaaS
3 7 (2.88%) PaaS
4 5 (2.06%) Google Apps
4 5 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.06%) IaaS
4 5 (2.06%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 68 (27.98%) WAN
2 66 (27.16%) VPN
3 63 (25.93%) LAN
4 51 (20.99%) DNS
4 51 (20.99%) MPLS
5 44 (18.11%) TCP/IP
6 42 (17.28%) DHCP
7 39 (16.05%) VoIP
8 35 (14.40%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (13.58%) Network Security
10 32 (13.17%) SAN
11 26 (10.70%) VPLS
12 22 (9.05%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (8.64%) OSPF
13 21 (8.64%) BGP
14 20 (8.23%) Wireless
15 13 (5.35%) VLAN
16 12 (4.94%) Junos
17 10 (4.12%) IP Telephony
17 10 (4.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.29%) RDBMS
4 8 (3.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.23%) Big Data
7 2 (0.82%) MySQL
General
1 20 (8.23%) Retail
2 15 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.53%) Law
4 10 (4.12%) Finance
5 4 (1.65%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (38.68%) Network Engineer
2 38 (15.64%) Support Engineer
3 37 (15.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (12.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 26 (10.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (10.29%) Analyst
7 20 (8.23%) Architect
8 19 (7.82%) Network Security Engineer
8 19 (7.82%) Security Engineer
9 16 (6.58%) Administrator
10 15 (6.17%) Network Support
11 12 (4.94%) Network Support Engineer
12 11 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (4.12%) Network Analyst
13 10 (4.12%) Network Administrator
14 9 (3.70%) Support Analyst
15 8 (3.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 8 (3.29%) Consultant
15 8 (3.29%) Security Architect
15 8 (3.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.29%) J2EE
2 6 (2.47%) LAMP
3 5 (2.06%) RESTful
3 5 (2.06%) Web Services
3 5 (2.06%) .NET
4 3 (1.23%) HTML
4 3 (1.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.99%) Clustering
2 27 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 17 (7.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.70%) PKI
5 8 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.88%) FMCG
7 6 (2.47%) Statistics
7 6 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.47%) EqualLogic
8 5 (2.06%) CCTV
8 5 (2.06%) Handset
8 5 (2.06%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.06%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.06%) CMDB
9 4 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.23%) Streaming Music
10 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.82%) Blog
11 2 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 117 (48.15%) Windows
2 60 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (13.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (10.70%) Linux
5 25 (10.29%) Windows 2000
6 24 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (8.23%) UNIX
8 10 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.88%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.88%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.47%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.06%) Debian
11 5 (2.06%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.65%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.41%) HPUX
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.52%) ITIL
2 21 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (8.23%) Change Control
4 19 (7.82%) PRINCE2
5 16 (6.58%) Asset Management
6 15 (6.17%) Problem Management
7 14 (5.76%) Network Design
8 13 (5.35%) Project Management
9 11 (4.53%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (3.70%) Document Management
11 8 (3.29%) TOGAF
11 8 (3.29%) Identity Management
11 8 (3.29%) UML
11 8 (3.29%) Information Assurance
11 8 (3.29%) Security Architecture
11 8 (3.29%) Analytics
11 8 (3.29%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (3.29%) SABSA
11 8 (3.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.58%) Java
2 13 (5.35%) SQL
3 10 (4.12%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.65%) C
6 3 (1.23%) C++
6 3 (1.23%) Python
6 3 (1.23%) Ada
7 2 (0.82%) VBScript
7 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 92 (37.86%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (31.28%) Security Cleared
3 70 (28.81%) CCNP
4 66 (27.16%) SC Cleared
5 32 (13.17%) CCNA
6 15 (6.17%) Degree
7 14 (5.76%) MCP
8 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (5.35%) CCIE
9 12 (4.94%) CCSA
10 11 (4.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.70%) MCSE
11 9 (3.70%) VCP5
11 9 (3.70%) VCP4
12 8 (3.29%) MBCS
13 6 (2.47%) MCSA
14 4 (1.65%) MCITP
15 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (1.23%) JNCIS
15 3 (1.23%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.00%) SLA
2 10 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 103 (42.39%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (14.81%) vSphere
4 31 (12.76%) VMware ESX
5 26 (10.70%) XenApp
6 25 (10.29%) XenDesktop
6 25 (10.29%) vCloud
7 14 (5.76%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.47%) XenServer
9 4 (1.65%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.82%) Xen
10 2 (0.82%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 26 (10.70%) Backup Exec
2 25 (10.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 25 (10.29%) NetBackup
3 9 (3.70%) FortiGate
4 8 (3.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (2.88%) Cacti
6 5 (2.06%) Puppet
6 5 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.06%) Opsview
7 3 (1.23%) WSUS
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.41%) cPanel
Vendors
1 156 (64.20%) Cisco
2 89 (36.63%) VMware
3 68 (27.98%) Microsoft
4 51 (20.99%) Citrix
5 41 (16.87%) CheckPoint
6 29 (11.93%) Symantec
7 28 (11.52%) Juniper
8 25 (10.29%) Veritas
8 25 (10.29%) Sophos
9 22 (9.05%) F5
10 21 (8.64%) SolarWinds
11 17 (7.00%) Blue Coat
11 17 (7.00%) Oracle
12 14 (5.76%) Fortinet
13 12 (4.94%) HP
14 11 (4.53%) Dell
15 10 (4.12%) Red Hat
15 10 (4.12%) Acronis
16 8 (3.29%) Aruba
16 8 (3.29%) EnterpriseDB
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive plus flexible benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
LA International
Salary: £40000 per annum + 5k on call, £5,400 car allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hays UK - Gyron
Salary: benefits and additional training
Posted: Yesterday
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Broxbourne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Gyron
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + benefits and additional training
Posted: 20 days ago