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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 34 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 36 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.17% 5.87% 7.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 25.29% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 21
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,075 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
162 87 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.79% 23.20% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 105 59 66
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,300 £51,750 £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 22 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Watford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 55 (62.50%) Cisco
2 52 (59.09%) LAN
2 52 (59.09%) WAN
3 48 (54.55%) VMware
4 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
5 36 (40.91%) ITIL
5 36 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
7 34 (38.64%) HP
7 34 (38.64%) Windows
8 33 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (32.95%) VPN
10 28 (31.82%) VoIP
11 27 (30.68%) CheckPoint
11 27 (30.68%) Lync
12 26 (29.55%) Mentoring
12 26 (29.55%) MPLS
13 23 (26.14%) Linux
13 23 (26.14%) Hyper-V
14 22 (25.00%) PaaS
14 22 (25.00%) Finance
14 22 (25.00%) DNS
15 21 (23.86%) CCNA
15 21 (23.86%) MS Exchange
15 21 (23.86%) Retail
16 20 (22.73%) Red Hat
17 18 (20.45%) MS Excel
17 18 (20.45%) Fortinet
18 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (18.18%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 27 (30.68%) Lync
2 21 (23.86%) MS Exchange
3 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.82%) Apache
5 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.68%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.68%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.68%) JBoss
7 2 (2.27%) IIS
7 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (20.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.00%) PaaS
2 16 (18.18%) IaaS
3 9 (10.23%) Office 365
3 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.68%) SaaS
4 5 (5.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (59.09%) LAN
1 52 (59.09%) WAN
2 29 (32.95%) VPN
3 28 (31.82%) VoIP
4 26 (29.55%) MPLS
5 22 (25.00%) DNS
6 16 (18.18%) Network Security
7 13 (14.77%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (13.64%) DHCP
8 12 (13.64%) OSPF
8 12 (13.64%) BGP
9 11 (12.50%) Wireless
10 8 (9.09%) IP Telephony
10 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 8 (9.09%) VLAN
11 7 (7.95%) SAN
12 6 (6.82%) ISDN
12 6 (6.82%) PBX
13 5 (5.68%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (5.68%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
1 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 21 (23.86%) Retail
3 9 (10.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Network Engineer
2 19 (21.59%) Architect
3 12 (13.64%) Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) IT Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.82%) Server Support
7 6 (6.82%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Lead Network Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) .NET
2 5 (5.68%) RESTful
2 5 (5.68%) LAMP
2 5 (5.68%) Web Services
2 5 (5.68%) J2EE
3 3 (3.41%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 11 (12.50%) Handset
2 11 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.09%) Clustering
4 6 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.68%) CMDB
5 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.41%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.41%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.27%) Online Games
8 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.64%) Windows
2 23 (26.14%) Linux
3 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.41%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.41%) UNIX
8 3 (3.41%) HPUX
9 1 (1.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) ITIL
2 26 (29.55%) Mentoring
3 15 (17.05%) Change Management
4 13 (14.77%) Coaching
4 13 (14.77%) Migration
4 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
5 12 (13.64%) Network Design
6 11 (12.50%) Information Security
7 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2
8 9 (10.23%) Project Management
9 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (5.68%) Use Case
10 5 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (5.68%) DevOps
10 5 (5.68%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (5.68%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.68%) SOA
10 5 (5.68%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) Java
2 6 (6.82%) C
2 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (23.86%) CCNA
3 13 (14.77%) CCNP
4 10 (11.36%) Degree
5 8 (9.09%) CCIE
5 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.82%) MCITP
7 5 (5.68%) MCSE
7 5 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (3.41%) MCSA
10 2 (2.27%) CCDP
10 2 (2.27%) MCTS
11 1 (1.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 36 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
3 23 (26.14%) Hyper-V
4 15 (17.05%) vSphere
5 9 (10.23%) VMware ESX
6 7 (7.95%) XenApp
6 7 (7.95%) XenDesktop
7 6 (6.82%) Terminal Services
7 6 (6.82%) XenServer
8 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) SCCM
1 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.68%) Puppet
2 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.27%) Cacti
3 2 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (62.50%) Cisco
2 48 (54.55%) VMware
3 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
4 34 (38.64%) HP
5 27 (30.68%) CheckPoint
6 20 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 18 (20.45%) Fortinet
8 16 (18.18%) Mitel
8 16 (18.18%) Dell
9 15 (17.05%) ProCurve
10 13 (14.77%) SolarWinds
10 13 (14.77%) Meru Networks
10 13 (14.77%) Aruba
10 13 (14.77%) Juniper
11 12 (13.64%) IBM
12 9 (10.23%) Rackspace
13 6 (6.82%) EMC
13 6 (6.82%) F5
13 6 (6.82%) WatchGuard
14 5 (5.68%) Crossbeam
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