The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 32 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 54 54 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.76% 9.28% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.18% 25.12% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 11
Average salary £57,500 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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 Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
158 215 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.57% 36.94% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81 139 48
Average salary £45,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Watford

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Watford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 48 (57.14%) Windows
2 42 (50.00%) Cisco
3 40 (47.62%) ITIL
4 39 (46.43%) VMware
5 37 (44.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 36 (42.86%) Linux
7 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
7 29 (34.52%) Information Security
8 23 (27.38%) LAN
8 23 (27.38%) WAN
9 21 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 19 (22.62%) Office 365
11 18 (21.43%) PaaS
12 17 (20.24%) Red Hat
12 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
13 16 (19.05%) HP
13 16 (19.05%) MS Exchange
14 15 (17.86%) DNS
14 15 (17.86%) PRINCE2
14 15 (17.86%) SQL
14 15 (17.86%) MPLS
14 15 (17.86%) Management Information System
15 14 (16.67%) Security Management
15 14 (16.67%) Change Management
15 14 (16.67%) CCNA
15 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (15.48%) vSphere

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.33%) Lync
3 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.76%) Apache
6 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.38%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.38%) Drupal
8 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.38%) Magento
3 1 (1.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.62%) Office 365
2 18 (21.43%) PaaS
3 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.95%) IaaS
5 4 (4.76%) SaaS
6 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) LAN
1 23 (27.38%) WAN
2 15 (17.86%) DNS
2 15 (17.86%) MPLS
3 13 (15.48%) DHCP
4 11 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (10.71%) VPN
5 9 (10.71%) VoIP
5 9 (10.71%) VLAN
6 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 7 (8.33%) Network Security
7 7 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (7.14%) Wireless
8 6 (7.14%) OSPF
8 6 (7.14%) BGP
9 5 (5.95%) BIG-IP
9 5 (5.95%) PBX
9 5 (5.95%) ISDN
9 5 (5.95%) HTTP
9 5 (5.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) DB2
4 1 (1.19%) OLAP
4 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Ant
1 2 (2.38%) Subversion
1 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (8.33%) Retail
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Architect
2 16 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) IT Security Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Operations Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Information Architect
7 5 (5.95%) IT Operations Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Information Security Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Linux Support
8 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
1 4 (4.76%) WCF
2 2 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.57%) Blog
5 3 (3.57%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.57%) FMCG
5 3 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.38%) PKI
6 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.14%) Windows
2 36 (42.86%) Linux
3 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.33%) UNIX
7 6 (7.14%) AIX
8 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) ITIL
2 29 (34.52%) Information Security
3 15 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 14 (16.67%) Change Management
4 14 (16.67%) Security Management
5 13 (15.48%) Coaching
6 11 (13.10%) Patch Management
6 11 (13.10%) Security Patching
6 11 (13.10%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (13.10%) Risk Management
6 11 (13.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (13.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (13.10%) Security Architecture
7 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
8 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.14%) Load Balancing
11 5 (5.95%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.95%) Service Management
11 5 (5.95%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) C#
2 5 (5.95%) Java
2 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.57%) PHP
4 2 (2.38%) Python
4 2 (2.38%) Jython
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
5 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.19%) VB
5 1 (1.19%) C++
5 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.67%) CCNA
3 9 (10.71%) CCNP
4 8 (9.52%) CISSP
5 5 (5.95%) MCP
5 5 (5.95%) MCSE
5 5 (5.95%) MCSA
5 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.95%) CISM
6 3 (3.57%) CCIE
7 2 (2.38%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.38%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.19%) CCENT
8 1 (1.19%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.19%) RHCE
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.19%) CCSP
8 1 (1.19%) CCDA
8 1 (1.19%) CCA
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) QA
2 5 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (44.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
3 13 (15.48%) vSphere
4 12 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (9.52%) VirtualBox
5 8 (9.52%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.95%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.95%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.57%) Xen
7 3 (3.57%) NLBS
8 2 (2.38%) XenApp
8 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.19%) KVM
9 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Nagios
1 11 (13.10%) Nessus
2 5 (5.95%) SCCM
3 3 (3.57%) WSUS
4 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.38%) Puppet
4 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.38%) Ansible
5 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.19%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) Cisco
2 39 (46.43%) VMware
3 36 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.24%) Red Hat
6 16 (19.05%) HP
7 12 (14.29%) Juniper
8 11 (13.10%) Sophos
8 11 (13.10%) Websense
9 9 (10.71%) F5
10 8 (9.52%) ProCurve
10 8 (9.52%) Citrix
11 6 (7.14%) Oracle
12 4 (4.76%) SAP
12 4 (4.76%) NetApp
13 3 (3.57%) CA
13 3 (3.57%) Symantec
13 3 (3.57%) Dell
14 2 (2.38%) IBM
14 2 (2.38%) Trend Micro
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