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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 36 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 29 48 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.88% 7.84% 5.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.13% 24.74% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 11
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
111 194 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.52% 31.70% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 60 135 60
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Watford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 30 (50.85%) Cisco
3 29 (49.15%) CheckPoint
4 22 (37.29%) VMware
5 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (33.90%) LAN
5 20 (33.90%) ITIL
6 19 (32.20%) WAN
7 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
8 17 (28.81%) Linux
9 15 (25.42%) MS Office
9 15 (25.42%) Information Security
10 14 (23.73%) MPLS
11 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
12 12 (20.34%) CCNA
13 11 (18.64%) Red Hat
13 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
14 10 (16.95%) HP
14 10 (16.95%) Citrix
14 10 (16.95%) SQL
14 10 (16.95%) Juniper
14 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
15 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
15 9 (15.25%) Office 365
15 9 (15.25%) Change Management
15 9 (15.25%) Service Management
15 9 (15.25%) OSPF
15 9 (15.25%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.47%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) JBoss
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.39%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.39%) Lync
5 2 (3.39%) Drupal
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.69%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Office
2 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) RiskWrite
1 2 (3.39%) Magento
2 1 (1.69%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Office 365
2 8 (13.56%) PaaS
3 5 (8.47%) IaaS
4 4 (6.78%) SaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) LAN
2 19 (32.20%) WAN
3 14 (23.73%) MPLS
4 9 (15.25%) OSPF
4 9 (15.25%) BGP
4 9 (15.25%) VPN
5 8 (13.56%) BIG-IP
6 7 (11.86%) DNS
7 6 (10.17%) DSL
7 6 (10.17%) EIGRP
7 6 (10.17%) Network Security
7 6 (10.17%) VLAN
8 5 (8.47%) Wireless
8 5 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (8.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (8.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (8.47%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (8.47%) DHCP
8 5 (8.47%) SAN
9 4 (6.78%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.39%) DB2
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Ant
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Network Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Architect
4 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) IT Director
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Implementation Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Information Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.39%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
1 4 (6.78%) WCF
2 2 (3.39%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.17%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.17%) Thin Client
2 6 (10.17%) Fat Client
3 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.39%) FMCG
5 2 (3.39%) Open Source
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 2 (3.39%) Blog
5 2 (3.39%) PKI
6 1 (1.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.47%) UNIX
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.39%) AIX
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Information Security
3 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (15.25%) Change Management
4 9 (15.25%) Service Management
5 8 (13.56%) Problem Management
6 7 (11.86%) Business Continuity
6 7 (11.86%) Performance Management
6 7 (11.86%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (11.86%) BCP
6 7 (11.86%) ITSM
6 7 (11.86%) Coaching
7 6 (10.17%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.47%) Security Management
9 4 (6.78%) Security Architecture
9 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (5.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.39%) Python
4 2 (3.39%) PHP
4 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.39%) Jython
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) C++
5 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) VBScript
5 1 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.34%) CCNA
3 8 (13.56%) CCNP
4 7 (11.86%) CCIE
5 3 (5.08%) CISSP
5 3 (5.08%) CISM
6 2 (3.39%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.39%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.69%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
7 1 (1.69%) MCSE
7 1 (1.69%) MCSA
7 1 (1.69%) CCSP
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.17%) NLBS
4 6 (10.17%) Xen
5 5 (8.47%) vSphere
5 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.08%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.69%) XenApp
7 1 (1.69%) XenServer
7 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) WSUS
2 4 (6.78%) Nagios
2 4 (6.78%) Nessus
3 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.39%) Ansible
3 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) Cacti
4 1 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) Cisco
2 29 (49.15%) CheckPoint
3 22 (37.29%) VMware
4 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.64%) Red Hat
6 10 (16.95%) HP
6 10 (16.95%) Citrix
6 10 (16.95%) Juniper
7 8 (13.56%) F5
8 7 (11.86%) ProCurve
9 4 (6.78%) Websense
9 4 (6.78%) Sophos
9 4 (6.78%) Oracle
9 4 (6.78%) Crossbeam
10 3 (5.08%) Symantec
10 3 (5.08%) CA
10 3 (5.08%) NetApp
11 2 (3.39%) IBM
11 2 (3.39%) SAP
11 2 (3.39%) IronPort
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Watford
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 45 + good benefits upon experience
Posted: 25 days ago