The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans 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 39 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.41% 5.81% 4.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 22.73% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Communications & Networking Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 16.90% 25.58% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 35
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Firewall
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the St Albans region.

Firewall Salary Trend in St Albans

Firewall
Top 26 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCEA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) CCIA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCEA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL