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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 50 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.94% 7.01% 4.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.87% 27.66% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 10
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £53,250
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
173 94 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.41% 25.34% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 121 54 80
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Watford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 37 (53.62%) Windows
1 37 (53.62%) WAN
1 37 (53.62%) Cisco
2 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 35 (50.72%) LAN
4 33 (47.83%) VPN
5 29 (42.03%) VMware
6 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
7 24 (34.78%) VoIP
8 23 (33.33%) MPLS
9 22 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (30.43%) ITIL
10 21 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (28.99%) CheckPoint
12 17 (24.64%) Linux
12 17 (24.64%) MS Exchange
12 17 (24.64%) DNS
13 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (20.29%) Java
14 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (18.84%) CCNP
15 13 (18.84%) HP
15 13 (18.84%) Juniper
15 13 (18.84%) Network Security
15 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (18.84%) PaaS
15 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
16 12 (17.39%) DHCP
17 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
17 11 (15.94%) SolarWinds

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (13.04%) JBoss
3 9 (13.04%) Apache
3 9 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 8 (11.59%) Lync
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (7.25%) OpenStack
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.35%) WorkSite
7 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) PaaS
2 8 (11.59%) SaaS
3 7 (10.14%) IaaS
4 5 (7.25%) Terremark
4 5 (7.25%) Google Apps
4 5 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (53.62%) WAN
2 35 (50.72%) LAN
3 33 (47.83%) VPN
4 24 (34.78%) VoIP
5 23 (33.33%) MPLS
6 17 (24.64%) DNS
7 13 (18.84%) Network Security
8 12 (17.39%) DHCP
9 10 (14.49%) OSPF
9 10 (14.49%) BGP
10 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 9 (13.04%) VLAN
11 8 (11.59%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (10.14%) Wireless
13 6 (8.70%) PBX
13 6 (8.70%) ISDN
14 5 (7.25%) EIGRP
14 5 (7.25%) Cisco PIX
15 4 (5.80%) BIG-IP
15 4 (5.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
1 7 (10.14%) RDBMS
1 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) Big Data
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
1 10 (14.49%) Retail
2 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Network Engineer
2 18 (26.09%) Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Architect
5 8 (11.59%) Technical Support
6 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Server Support
7 6 (8.70%) Desktop Support
7 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Network Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Implementation Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Lead Network Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) J2EE
2 5 (7.25%) Web Services
2 5 (7.25%) LAMP
2 5 (7.25%) RESTful
2 5 (7.25%) .NET
3 3 (4.35%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Clustering
2 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.70%) Handset
4 5 (7.25%) CMDB
5 4 (5.80%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.80%) Fat Client
6 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.90%) FMCG
7 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.90%) Blog
8 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (53.62%) Windows
2 17 (24.64%) Linux
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.35%) UNIX
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
3 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.04%) Project Management
3 9 (13.04%) Network Design
4 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.14%) Coaching
4 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (8.70%) Service Management
5 6 (8.70%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) UML
6 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.25%) SOA
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (7.25%) Use Case
6 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) Java
2 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
2 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
3 6 (8.70%) C
4 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.90%) SQL
4 2 (2.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (18.84%) CCNP
3 10 (14.49%) CCNA
4 9 (13.04%) CCIE
5 7 (10.14%) Degree
6 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.90%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.90%) MCSE
8 2 (2.90%) MCSA
8 2 (2.90%) CCDP
8 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.45%) MCP
9 1 (1.45%) MCTS
9 1 (1.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.04%) vSphere
5 7 (10.14%) VMware ESX
6 6 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 6 (8.70%) XenServer
7 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.35%) XenApp
7 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.45%) Xen
8 1 (1.45%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Puppet
1 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) Cacti
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (53.62%) Cisco
2 29 (42.03%) VMware
3 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
4 20 (28.99%) CheckPoint
5 13 (18.84%) Juniper
5 13 (18.84%) HP
6 11 (15.94%) SolarWinds
7 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
7 10 (14.49%) Mitel
8 9 (13.04%) Fortinet
9 8 (11.59%) Aruba
9 8 (11.59%) Meru Networks
10 7 (10.14%) EnterpriseDB
10 7 (10.14%) Oracle
11 6 (8.70%) F5
12 5 (7.25%) Rackspace
12 5 (7.25%) Crossbeam
12 5 (7.25%) Google
12 5 (7.25%) IBM
12 5 (7.25%) Dell
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