The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 34 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 39 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.70% 5.38% 3.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.47% 17.12% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 11
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
137 111 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.54% 31.44% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 102 85 64
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Watford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (62.30%) Cisco
1 38 (62.30%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
3 28 (45.90%) VMware
4 26 (42.62%) CCNA
5 23 (37.70%) VPN
5 23 (37.70%) LAN
5 23 (37.70%) MS Excel
6 22 (36.07%) Windows
6 22 (36.07%) Juniper
7 21 (34.43%) CheckPoint
7 21 (34.43%) HP
8 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (32.79%) WAN
8 20 (32.79%) MCITP
9 18 (29.51%) CCNP
10 17 (27.87%) Project Management
10 17 (27.87%) Network Security
10 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
11 16 (26.23%) Time Management
11 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
11 16 (26.23%) SAN
12 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
12 15 (24.59%) Linux
13 14 (22.95%) Citrix
13 14 (22.95%) vSphere
14 13 (21.31%) iSCSI
14 13 (21.31%) SCOM
14 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
1 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (13.11%) Lync
2 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (13.11%) SAS
3 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) Apache
4 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (37.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) VPN
1 23 (37.70%) LAN
2 20 (32.79%) WAN
3 17 (27.87%) Network Security
4 16 (26.23%) SAN
5 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
6 13 (21.31%) iSCSI
6 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (16.39%) VLAN
8 9 (14.75%) Wireless
8 9 (14.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (14.75%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (13.11%) NetScaler
9 8 (13.11%) NAS
10 7 (11.48%) VoIP
10 7 (11.48%) WLAN
10 7 (11.48%) OSPF
10 7 (11.48%) BGP
10 7 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (11.48%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Consultant
2 14 (22.95%) Technical Consultant
2 14 (22.95%) Technical Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Architect
3 11 (18.03%) IT Support
4 10 (16.39%) Network Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Project Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Support Manager
5 8 (13.11%) IT Support Manager
5 8 (13.11%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (13.11%) Services Delivery Manager
5 8 (13.11%) Service Manager
6 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Security Specialist
6 7 (11.48%) Network Architect
6 7 (11.48%) Network Specialist
6 7 (11.48%) Network Security Specialist
7 6 (9.84%) Service Support Manager
7 6 (9.84%) ITIL Service Manager
7 6 (9.84%) ITIL Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.84%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.64%) Handset
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Project Management
2 16 (26.23%) Time Management
3 13 (21.31%) ITIL
4 12 (19.67%) Information Security
4 12 (19.67%) Change Management
5 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
5 8 (13.11%) Network Design
5 8 (13.11%) Service Management
5 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
5 8 (13.11%) Migration
6 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.92%) Data Security
8 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.64%) BCP
10 1 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.64%) ITSM
10 1 (1.64%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (62.30%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (42.62%) CCNA
3 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (32.79%) MCITP
4 18 (29.51%) CCNP
5 12 (19.67%) MCSE
6 9 (14.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (14.75%) NCDA
7 8 (13.11%) NCIE
7 8 (13.11%) VCAP
8 7 (11.48%) CCIE
8 7 (11.48%) MCP
9 6 (9.84%) Degree
10 4 (6.56%) MCTS
10 4 (6.56%) MCSA
11 3 (4.92%) A+ Certification
12 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
12 2 (3.28%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
2 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
3 14 (22.95%) vSphere
4 13 (21.31%) XenDesktop
4 13 (21.31%) XenApp
5 8 (13.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (8.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) SCOM
2 8 (13.11%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) Cisco
2 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
3 28 (45.90%) VMware
4 22 (36.07%) Juniper
5 21 (34.43%) CheckPoint
5 21 (34.43%) HP
6 14 (22.95%) Citrix
7 13 (21.31%) NetApp
7 13 (21.31%) IBM
8 10 (16.39%) Dell
9 8 (13.11%) WatchGuard
9 8 (13.11%) EMC
10 7 (11.48%) ProCurve
10 7 (11.48%) Riverbed
10 7 (11.48%) F5
11 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
11 4 (6.56%) Apple
12 2 (3.28%) Avaya
12 2 (3.28%) McAfee
13 1 (1.64%) Symantec
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