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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 3.03% 1.25% 7.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 5.71% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £43,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -2.59%
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
37 35 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 18.69% 21.88% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 26
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in St Albans

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (94.12%) MS Exchange
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (58.82%) HP
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (41.18%) Terminal Services
5 7 (41.18%) CCNA
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
5 7 (41.18%) MCP
5 7 (41.18%) Migration
5 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
6 6 (35.29%) Office 365
6 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
6 6 (35.29%) MS Office
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 6 (35.29%) DHCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 16 (94.12%) MS Exchange
2 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
4 5 (29.41%) IIS
4 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (11.76%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
1 6 (35.29%) VLAN
2 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) dBASE
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Thin Client
1 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
2 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) MCP
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CCIA
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCEA
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
4 7 (41.18%) Terminal Services
5 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
5 4 (23.53%) vSphere
6 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) Dell
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) Apple
7 2 (11.76%) Websense
8 1 (5.88%) Novell
8 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL