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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 34 49 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 12 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.87% 3.25% 11.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.70% 12.12% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 37
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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
166 99 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.86% 26.83% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 103 62 68
Average salary £49,250 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.50% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 20 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Watford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 59 (66.29%) Cisco
2 57 (64.04%) Microsoft
3 53 (59.55%) LAN
3 53 (59.55%) VMware
4 49 (55.06%) WAN
5 44 (49.44%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (49.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (46.07%) HP
7 36 (40.45%) Lync
8 35 (39.33%) CheckPoint
8 35 (39.33%) ITIL
9 33 (37.08%) MS Excel
9 33 (37.08%) CCNA
9 33 (37.08%) VPN
10 31 (34.83%) Hyper-V
11 29 (32.58%) Windows
12 26 (29.21%) MS Exchange
12 26 (29.21%) Retail
12 26 (29.21%) Finance
13 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
13 24 (26.97%) PaaS
14 23 (25.84%) Dell
14 23 (25.84%) Linux
15 22 (24.72%) Juniper
15 22 (24.72%) Network Security
16 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (22.47%) Change Management
17 20 (22.47%) Red Hat
18 19 (21.35%) DNS
18 19 (21.35%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (40.45%) Lync
2 26 (29.21%) MS Exchange
3 16 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.87%) SAS
7 2 (2.25%) IIS
7 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.12%) Apache
8 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (37.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.97%) PaaS
2 14 (15.73%) IaaS
3 10 (11.24%) Office 365
4 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.25%) SaaS
5 2 (2.25%) Google Apps
5 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (59.55%) LAN
2 49 (55.06%) WAN
3 33 (37.08%) VPN
4 22 (24.72%) Network Security
5 19 (21.35%) MPLS
5 19 (21.35%) DNS
5 19 (21.35%) VoIP
6 16 (17.98%) SAN
7 12 (13.48%) iSCSI
7 12 (13.48%) DHCP
8 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
8 10 (11.24%) VLAN
8 10 (11.24%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (11.24%) Wireless
9 8 (8.99%) OSPF
9 8 (8.99%) BGP
9 8 (8.99%) IP Telephony
10 7 (7.87%) NAS
10 7 (7.87%) NetScaler
11 6 (6.74%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 26 (29.21%) Finance
1 26 (29.21%) Retail
2 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Architect
2 20 (22.47%) Consultant
3 18 (20.22%) Network Engineer
4 16 (17.98%) IT Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (10.11%) Project Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Support
8 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support
8 6 (6.74%) Server Support
8 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 4 (4.49%) Head of Infrastructure
9 4 (4.49%) IT Support
9 4 (4.49%) Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) .NET
2 2 (2.25%) Web Services
2 2 (2.25%) LAMP
2 2 (2.25%) RESTful
3 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.12%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Visualisation
2 16 (17.98%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.24%) Handset
4 6 (6.74%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.37%) Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) CMDB
6 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.25%) Online Games
6 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Windows
2 23 (25.84%) Linux
3 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.37%) HPUX
9 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.33%) ITIL
2 20 (22.47%) Change Management
3 17 (19.10%) Migration
4 16 (17.98%) Information Security
5 14 (15.73%) Network Design
6 13 (14.61%) Time Management
6 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.36%) Project Management
8 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.62%) Business Continuity
10 5 (5.62%) BCP
10 5 (5.62%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (4.49%) Kanban
11 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.49%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.49%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.49%) ITSM
11 4 (4.49%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) C
2 2 (2.25%) Java
3 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (49.44%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (37.08%) CCNA
3 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (21.35%) MCITP
5 16 (17.98%) CCNP
6 14 (15.73%) Degree
7 12 (13.48%) MCSE
8 9 (10.11%) CCIE
9 8 (8.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (8.99%) NCDA
10 7 (7.87%) NCIE
10 7 (7.87%) VCAP
11 6 (6.74%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (4.49%) A+ Certification
12 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (4.49%) MCP
13 3 (3.37%) MCSA
14 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
14 2 (2.25%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 44 (49.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (34.83%) Hyper-V
3 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
4 19 (21.35%) vSphere
5 15 (16.85%) XenDesktop
5 15 (16.85%) XenApp
6 10 (11.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (10.11%) VMware ESX
8 7 (7.87%) XenServer
9 6 (6.74%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) SCCM
2 10 (11.24%) SCOM
3 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.25%) Puppet
4 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 59 (66.29%) Cisco
2 57 (64.04%) Microsoft
3 53 (59.55%) VMware
4 41 (46.07%) HP
5 35 (39.33%) CheckPoint
6 23 (25.84%) Dell
7 22 (24.72%) Juniper
8 20 (22.47%) Red Hat
9 17 (19.10%) IBM
10 16 (17.98%) ProCurve
11 14 (15.73%) Fortinet
12 13 (14.61%) WatchGuard
12 13 (14.61%) EMC
12 13 (14.61%) Mitel
13 11 (12.36%) Citrix
13 11 (12.36%) SolarWinds
13 11 (12.36%) Aruba
14 10 (11.24%) Meru Networks
15 8 (8.99%) NetApp
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