The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 30 34 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 142 182 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.91% 7.88% 4.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.63% 30.74% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 111 108 83
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
410 592 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.96% 25.62% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 321 391 479
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +11 30 £46,500 +16.25%
Watford +4 24 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Hemel Hempstead +13 23 £45,000 -25.00%
Stevenage -1 8 £45,000 -
Borehamwood +1 5 £25,000 -23.07%
Royston 0 2 £47,500 +25.00%
St Albans +17 1 £70,000 +154.54% 1
Rickmansworth -5 1 £65,000 +85.71%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £50,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 198 (62.86%) Cisco
2 164 (52.06%) Windows
3 155 (49.21%) TCP/IP
4 149 (47.30%) WAN
5 148 (46.98%) VPN
6 147 (46.67%) LAN
7 125 (39.68%) Windows Server
8 124 (39.37%) VMware
9 116 (36.83%) DNS
10 113 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 109 (34.60%) MS Exchange
12 104 (33.02%) DHCP
12 104 (33.02%) Cisco Certification
13 103 (32.70%) Linux
14 97 (30.79%) Microsoft
15 94 (29.84%) Active Directory
16 87 (27.62%) SQL Server
17 85 (26.98%) ITIL
18 84 (26.67%) Wireless
19 83 (26.35%) SAN
20 74 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
20 74 (23.49%) Hyper-V
21 73 (23.17%) Network Security
22 71 (22.54%) MS Excel
23 69 (21.90%) Juniper
24 66 (20.95%) Security Cleared
25 65 (20.63%) SC Cleared
26 58 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
26 58 (18.41%) Network Design
27 57 (18.10%) Office 365

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 109 (34.60%) MS Exchange
2 56 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (16.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 50 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (5.71%) SharePoint
8 14 (4.44%) Apache
9 12 (3.81%) Skype for Business
10 11 (3.49%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.90%) IIS
12 4 (1.27%) Joomla!
12 4 (1.27%) Moodle
12 4 (1.27%) nginx
12 4 (1.27%) WordPress
13 1 (0.32%) CMS
13 1 (0.32%) Drupal
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 47 (14.92%) MS Office
3 3 (0.95%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Magento
2 3 (0.95%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 57 (18.10%) Office 365
2 34 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.59%) PaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (49.21%) TCP/IP
2 149 (47.30%) WAN
3 148 (46.98%) VPN
4 147 (46.67%) LAN
5 116 (36.83%) DNS
6 104 (33.02%) DHCP
7 84 (26.67%) Wireless
8 83 (26.35%) SAN
9 73 (23.17%) Network Security
10 56 (17.78%) NAS
11 50 (15.87%) ISDN
12 48 (15.24%) SSL
12 48 (15.24%) VLAN
13 46 (14.60%) Broadband
14 39 (12.38%) OSPF
15 30 (9.52%) SMTP
16 29 (9.21%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (9.21%) IMAP
17 28 (8.89%) DMZ
18 24 (7.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.90%) MySQL
6 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.32%) Big Data
7 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.32%) DB2
7 1 (0.32%) dBASE
7 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.32%) IBM BigInsights
7 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.32%) Ant
2 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 28 (8.89%) Finance
2 19 (6.03%) Retail
3 9 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.59%) Games
6 4 (1.27%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.63%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (27.30%) Support Engineer
2 83 (26.35%) Network Engineer
3 45 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 39 (12.38%) Network Support
5 35 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
6 34 (10.79%) IT Engineer
7 32 (10.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 29 (9.21%) IT Support
8 29 (9.21%) Juniper Engineer
9 28 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
10 27 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (8.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 26 (8.25%) Architect
11 26 (8.25%) IT Support Engineer
12 24 (7.62%) Cisco Support
13 23 (7.30%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
13 23 (7.30%) Juniper Support
13 23 (7.30%) Senior Support Engineer
14 22 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 21 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.94%) MAPI
2 9 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (2.22%) Web Services
4 5 (1.59%) LAMP
5 4 (1.27%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 4 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (1.27%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.95%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.63%) Middleware
8 1 (0.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.46%) Replication
2 53 (16.83%) Blackberry
3 49 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (15.56%) Data Centre
4 34 (10.79%) e-Health
5 28 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 25 (7.94%) iPhone
6 25 (7.94%) PDA
7 21 (6.67%) Clustering
8 18 (5.71%) Fat Client
8 18 (5.71%) Thin Client
9 13 (4.13%) Computer Science
10 12 (3.81%) Management Information System
11 11 (3.49%) Driving Licence
11 11 (3.49%) EqualLogic
12 10 (3.17%) HP StoreVirtual
13 8 (2.54%) CESG
13 8 (2.54%) Private Cloud
13 8 (2.54%) User Experience
13 8 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 164 (52.06%) Windows
2 125 (39.68%) Windows Server
3 103 (32.70%) Linux
4 74 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (13.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (12.70%) Windows 7
8 33 (10.48%) Windows 10
9 26 (8.25%) Windows 8
9 26 (8.25%) Windows XP
10 25 (7.94%) Android
10 25 (7.94%) Windows Vista
11 18 (5.71%) Unix
12 7 (2.22%) CentOS
12 7 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.63%) Debian
13 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.32%) AIX
14 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (26.98%) ITIL
2 58 (18.41%) Network Design
3 46 (14.60%) Network Monitoring
4 33 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (8.57%) High Availability
5 27 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 22 (6.98%) Information Security
7 18 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 17 (5.40%) SIEM
9 16 (5.08%) Service Delivery
10 15 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (4.76%) Load Balancing
11 14 (4.44%) Coaching
11 14 (4.44%) Network Architecture
11 14 (4.44%) Problem Management
12 13 (4.13%) Change Management
12 13 (4.13%) Presales
13 11 (3.49%) Configuration Management
13 11 (3.49%) Security Architecture
13 11 (3.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (14.92%) SQL
2 27 (8.57%) Bash Shell
3 23 (7.30%) Python
4 21 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.40%) Perl
6 10 (3.17%) Java
6 10 (3.17%) Ruby
6 10 (3.17%) VBA
7 7 (2.22%) VBScript
8 6 (1.90%) C
9 5 (1.59%) PHP
10 4 (1.27%) C#
10 4 (1.27%) C++
10 4 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (33.02%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (20.95%) Security Cleared
3 65 (20.63%) SC Cleared
4 55 (17.46%) CCNA
5 49 (15.56%) CCNP
6 47 (14.92%) DV Cleared
7 38 (12.06%) JNCIE
7 38 (12.06%) JNCIP
8 37 (11.75%) JNCIA
9 35 (11.11%) JNCIS
10 34 (10.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (7.62%) CISSP
12 18 (5.71%) CCIE
13 17 (5.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (5.08%) Degree
14 16 (5.08%) MCSE
15 10 (3.17%) MCSA
16 9 (2.86%) RHCE
17 8 (2.54%) CESG Certified Professional
18 7 (2.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (17.14%) SLA
2 32 (10.16%) PCI DSS
3 18 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.86%) ISO 8583
5 4 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.95%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 113 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (29.84%) Active Directory
3 74 (23.49%) Hyper-V
4 46 (14.60%) vSphere
5 31 (9.84%) XenApp
6 29 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (7.30%) Terminal Services
8 21 (6.67%) VMware ESX
9 20 (6.35%) NFS
10 14 (4.44%) Xen
11 6 (1.90%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.27%) iptables
12 4 (1.27%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.27%) Varnish
13 3 (0.95%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.63%) KVM
14 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (7.94%) Backup Exec
2 14 (4.44%) Nessus
3 10 (3.17%) Puppet
4 9 (2.86%) FortiGate
4 9 (2.86%) Salt
4 9 (2.86%) WSUS
5 8 (2.54%) SCCM
6 7 (2.22%) Nmap
7 6 (1.90%) Nagios
8 5 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.27%) Cacti
9 4 (1.27%) cPanel
10 3 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.63%) OPNET
12 1 (0.32%) Ansible
12 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 198 (62.86%) Cisco
2 124 (39.37%) VMware
3 97 (30.79%) Microsoft
4 69 (21.90%) Juniper
5 55 (17.46%) Apple
5 55 (17.46%) HP
6 46 (14.60%) Citrix
7 42 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 32 (10.16%) Dell
9 29 (9.21%) F5
9 29 (9.21%) SonicWALL
10 28 (8.89%) Fujitsu
11 25 (7.94%) Draytek
12 18 (5.71%) Avaya
12 18 (5.71%) Veeam
13 13 (4.13%) Oracle
13 13 (4.13%) Palo Alto
14 11 (3.49%) 3PAR
14 11 (3.49%) Red Hat
15 9 (2.86%) Aruba
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