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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 36 41 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 3.47% 1.32% 6.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% 7.14% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
11 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 7.64% 18.42% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 19
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in St Albans

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
4 15 (78.95%) Hyper-V
5 14 (73.68%) Cisco
5 14 (73.68%) HP
5 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (68.42%) DHCP
6 13 (68.42%) DNS
7 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
7 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
7 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
8 11 (57.89%) Dell
9 10 (52.63%) Citrix
10 9 (47.37%) Apple
10 9 (47.37%) XenApp
10 9 (47.37%) XenDesktop
10 9 (47.37%) Mac OS
10 9 (47.37%) Skype for Business
11 8 (42.11%) Office 365
11 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (42.11%) Terminal Services
11 8 (42.11%) SQL
11 8 (42.11%) IIS
11 8 (42.11%) MS Office
11 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
2 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
3 9 (47.37%) Skype for Business
4 8 (42.11%) IIS
5 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) DHCP
1 13 (68.42%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) VLAN
3 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) ADSL
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) dBASE
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) IT Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) IT Support
4 6 (31.58%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (26.32%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (21.05%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
7 3 (15.79%) Network Support
7 3 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
1 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (47.37%) Mac OS
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) B2B
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Hyper-V
2 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) XenApp
4 9 (47.37%) XenDesktop
5 8 (42.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) HP
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) Dell
5 10 (52.63%) Citrix
6 9 (47.37%) Apple
7 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
8 2 (10.53%) Forcepoint
9 1 (5.26%) Avaya
9 1 (5.26%) Google
9 1 (5.26%) Nortel
9 1 (5.26%) Veeam