The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 39 28 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.26% 5.30% 8.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.61% 23.93% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 31
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,350 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £79,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
101 117 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.40% 22.16% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 81 77 101
Median salary £44,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.29% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Watford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 30 (49.18%) DNS
3 27 (44.26%) WAN
3 27 (44.26%) ITIL
3 27 (44.26%) LAN
4 26 (42.62%) Degree
5 25 (40.98%) Data Centre
5 25 (40.98%) Windows
6 24 (39.34%) Active Directory
6 24 (39.34%) VPN
6 24 (39.34%) CheckPoint
7 23 (37.70%) Linux
8 22 (36.07%) Management Information System
8 22 (36.07%) VLAN
9 21 (34.43%) Windows Server
9 21 (34.43%) Cisco
10 20 (32.79%) PCI DSS
11 19 (31.15%) E-Commerce
12 18 (29.51%) SQL
12 18 (29.51%) DHCP
12 18 (29.51%) CCNP
12 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (29.51%) VMware
12 18 (29.51%) Network Security
13 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (27.87%) Mentoring
13 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (27.87%) MPLS
13 17 (27.87%) C
14 16 (26.23%) Office 365

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (26.23%) Skype for Business
2 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (14.75%) SAP BPC
2 3 (4.92%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.23%) Office 365
2 13 (21.31%) PaaS
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (49.18%) DNS
2 27 (44.26%) LAN
2 27 (44.26%) WAN
3 24 (39.34%) VPN
4 22 (36.07%) VLAN
5 18 (29.51%) DHCP
5 18 (29.51%) Network Security
6 17 (27.87%) MPLS
7 14 (22.95%) VoIP
8 13 (21.31%) ISDN
8 13 (21.31%) PBX
8 13 (21.31%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (14.75%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (14.75%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (11.48%) Cisco IPT
11 7 (11.48%) DMZ
11 7 (11.48%) IP Telephony
11 7 (11.48%) IPsec
12 5 (8.20%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (14.75%) MS Access
2 9 (14.75%) Power BI
2 9 (14.75%) SAP BW
2 9 (14.75%) SAP Data Services
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (24.59%) Retail
2 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.20%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Support Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (21.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (19.67%) Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (18.03%) Linux Support
5 11 (18.03%) Linux Support Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Office 365 Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Active Directory Support
8 5 (8.20%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Compliance Manager
8 5 (8.20%) Security Manager
8 5 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
1 9 (14.75%) MDX
1 9 (14.75%) REST
1 9 (14.75%) SOAP
1 9 (14.75%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) Data Centre
2 22 (36.07%) Management Information System
3 13 (21.31%) Mathematics
4 10 (16.39%) Computer Science
5 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (8.20%) Cybercrime
7 3 (4.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
2 23 (37.70%) Linux
3 21 (34.43%) Windows Server
4 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.84%) Unix
8 3 (4.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) ITIL
2 19 (31.15%) E-Commerce
3 17 (27.87%) Mentoring
4 13 (21.31%) Coaching
5 11 (18.03%) Information Security
6 10 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (14.75%) Data Modelling
7 9 (14.75%) Database Tuning
7 9 (14.75%) ETL
7 9 (14.75%) ETL Development
7 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (14.75%) Time Management
7 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (9.84%) Asset Management
9 6 (9.84%) Information Security Management
9 6 (9.84%) ISMS
9 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
9 6 (9.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (9.84%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) SQL
2 17 (27.87%) C
3 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
3 9 (14.75%) VBA
4 4 (6.56%) C#
4 4 (6.56%) C++
4 4 (6.56%) VB
5 3 (4.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Degree
2 18 (29.51%) CCNP
2 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (14.75%) CISA
3 9 (14.75%) CISSP
4 7 (11.48%) CCNA
4 7 (11.48%) CISM
5 3 (4.92%) CCIE
6 1 (1.64%) CCDE
6 1 (1.64%) CCDP
6 1 (1.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.79%) PCI DSS
2 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (39.34%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (21.31%) Terminal Services
3 13 (21.31%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (6.56%) Nessus
3 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.92%) Nmap
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 24 (39.34%) CheckPoint
3 21 (34.43%) Cisco
4 18 (29.51%) VMware
5 15 (24.59%) Oracle
6 10 (16.39%) NetApp
6 10 (16.39%) SAP
7 9 (14.75%) Cognos
7 9 (14.75%) IBM
8 3 (4.92%) Citrix
8 3 (4.92%) Dell
8 3 (4.92%) HP
8 3 (4.92%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.92%) Sage
8 3 (4.92%) Veeam
9 2 (3.28%) Brocade
9 2 (3.28%) F5
9 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.28%) Juniper
10 1 (1.64%) Sophos
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