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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 41 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.05% 5.09% 6.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.56% 18.57% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 20
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
147 140 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.34% 27.40% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 127 103 81
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Watford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 30 (71.43%) Cisco
2 24 (57.14%) LAN
3 22 (52.38%) VPN
3 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (45.24%) WAN
5 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 14 (33.33%) Avaya
7 13 (30.95%) Nortel
7 13 (30.95%) VMware
8 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
10 9 (21.43%) Wireless
10 9 (21.43%) MPLS
10 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
10 9 (21.43%) ITIL
11 8 (19.05%) Windows
11 8 (19.05%) DNS
11 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (16.67%) Network Security
12 7 (16.67%) F5
12 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (16.67%) Retail
12 7 (16.67%) CCNP
12 7 (16.67%) Juniper
12 7 (16.67%) SAN
13 6 (14.29%) VRRP
13 6 (14.29%) DHCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) Drupal
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) LAN
2 22 (52.38%) VPN
3 19 (45.24%) WAN
4 9 (21.43%) MPLS
4 9 (21.43%) Wireless
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (19.05%) DNS
6 7 (16.67%) Network Security
6 7 (16.67%) SAN
7 6 (14.29%) DHCP
7 6 (14.29%) HSRP
7 6 (14.29%) VRRP
7 6 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 5 (11.90%) Multicast
9 4 (9.52%) 3G
9 4 (9.52%) BIG-IP
9 4 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (9.52%) GLBP
9 4 (9.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) OLAP
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Ant
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.67%) Retail
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Network Manager
2 8 (19.05%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (9.52%) SAN Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Lync Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.38%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Cybercrime
4 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.29%) High Availability
3 6 (14.29%) Information Security
4 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.52%) Network Design
5 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.14%) Presales
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (4.76%) Change Control
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.67%) CCNP
3 5 (11.90%) CCNA
4 4 (9.52%) CISSP
5 2 (4.76%) CCA
5 2 (4.76%) CCEA
5 2 (4.76%) CISM
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.38%) CISA
6 1 (2.38%) CISMP
6 1 (2.38%) CLAS
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.90%) vSphere
5 3 (7.14%) XenApp
5 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.76%) XenServer
7 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Cacti
2 3 (7.14%) Nessus
2 3 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) HP NNM
3 2 (4.76%) Nmap
3 2 (4.76%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.38%) vRealize
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) Avaya
3 13 (30.95%) Nortel
3 13 (30.95%) VMware
4 12 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.67%) F5
6 7 (16.67%) Juniper
7 5 (11.90%) Citrix
8 4 (9.52%) Crossbeam
8 4 (9.52%) EMC
8 4 (9.52%) NetApp
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle
8 4 (9.52%) SAP
8 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 3 (7.14%) HP
9 3 (7.14%) IBM
10 2 (4.76%) AppSense
10 2 (4.76%) Sonus
10 2 (4.76%) Veeam
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