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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 38 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.65% 6.38% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 26.09% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £41,500 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.90% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £27,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £27,500 £33,050
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
33 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 21.85% 24.47% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 30
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £40,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) CCIA
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) VCP4
4 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) CCEA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) dBASE
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCEA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) VCP4
1 2 (40.00%) CCIA
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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