The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the St Albans region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 5.11% 4.69% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 14.49% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 3
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +7.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 69 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 30.66% 32.39% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 14
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,250 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
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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 17 April 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (50.00%) vSphere
5 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 6 (50.00%) IIS
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (33.33%) Apple
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (16.67%) Apache
8 2 (16.67%) PHP
8 2 (16.67%) MySQL
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) IPsec
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Server Support
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) vSphere
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Apple