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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 39 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 27 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.29% 6.43% 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.77% 23.58% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 14
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £67,500
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 Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 123 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.49% 27.27% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 90 85 92
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Watford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) Cisco
3 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
4 26 (42.62%) WAN
5 24 (39.34%) LAN
6 22 (36.07%) VPN
6 22 (36.07%) MPLS
7 20 (32.79%) VMware
8 19 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (31.15%) CheckPoint
9 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
9 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (21.31%) VoIP
10 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
10 13 (21.31%) ITIL
10 13 (21.31%) BGP
10 13 (21.31%) OSPF
10 13 (21.31%) Service Management
11 12 (19.67%) Java
11 12 (19.67%) Juniper
12 11 (18.03%) CCNP
12 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (18.03%) Network Security
13 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
13 10 (16.39%) F5
13 10 (16.39%) CCIE
13 10 (16.39%) DNS
13 10 (16.39%) Linux
13 10 (16.39%) Tomcat
13 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) Tomcat
3 9 (14.75%) JBoss
3 9 (14.75%) Apache
4 7 (11.48%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (9.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.92%) WorkSite
7 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) RiskWrite
2 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) PaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.28%) Terremark
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (42.62%) WAN
2 24 (39.34%) LAN
3 22 (36.07%) VPN
3 22 (36.07%) MPLS
4 13 (21.31%) VoIP
4 13 (21.31%) BGP
4 13 (21.31%) OSPF
5 11 (18.03%) Network Security
6 10 (16.39%) DNS
7 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
7 9 (14.75%) BIG-IP
8 7 (11.48%) Wireless
9 6 (9.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (9.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (9.84%) VLAN
9 6 (9.84%) DHCP
9 6 (9.84%) SAN
9 6 (9.84%) DSL
9 6 (9.84%) EIGRP
10 5 (8.20%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Ant
1 1 (1.64%) Subversion
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Network Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Support Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Implementation Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.92%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.92%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) IT Director
6 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) J2EE
2 6 (9.84%) .NET
3 4 (6.56%) WCF
4 3 (4.92%) X-Windows
5 2 (3.28%) RESTful
5 2 (3.28%) Web Services
5 2 (3.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Clustering
1 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.84%) Fat Client
2 6 (9.84%) Thin Client
2 6 (9.84%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) FMCG
3 2 (3.28%) Blog
3 2 (3.28%) CMDB
4 1 (1.64%) Handset
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.39%) Linux
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.92%) UNIX
7 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) ITIL
1 13 (21.31%) Service Management
2 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (11.48%) ITSM
3 7 (11.48%) BCP
3 7 (11.48%) Business Continuity
3 7 (11.48%) Performance Management
3 7 (11.48%) Problem Management
3 7 (11.48%) Business Continuity Planning
3 7 (11.48%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (9.84%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.84%) Network Design
4 6 (9.84%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.92%) Process Management
7 3 (4.92%) Time Management
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analytics
7 3 (4.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) Java
2 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
2 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.56%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) VBScript
5 1 (1.64%) Jython
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.03%) CCNP
3 10 (16.39%) CCIE
4 9 (14.75%) CCNA
5 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.28%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.64%) MCP
8 1 (1.64%) MCSE
8 1 (1.64%) MCSA
8 1 (1.64%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.84%) vSphere
4 6 (9.84%) Xen
4 6 (9.84%) NLBS
5 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.92%) XenServer
7 1 (1.64%) XenApp
7 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) WSUS
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.92%) Cacti
2 3 (4.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) Cisco
2 20 (32.79%) VMware
3 19 (31.15%) CheckPoint
4 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
5 12 (19.67%) Juniper
6 10 (16.39%) F5
7 8 (13.11%) Oracle
7 8 (13.11%) Citrix
8 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
8 7 (11.48%) HP
8 7 (11.48%) EnterpriseDB
9 5 (8.20%) Fortinet
9 5 (8.20%) Crossbeam
9 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
10 4 (6.56%) Sourcefire
10 4 (6.56%) McAfee
11 3 (4.92%) CA
11 3 (4.92%) IBM
11 3 (4.92%) Mitel
12 2 (3.28%) Meru Networks
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