The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 14 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.41% 3.45% 9.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.37% 18.75% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,550
% change year-on-year
- +3.76%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Communications & Networking Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 17.76% 18.39% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 18
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Firewall
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
2 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
2 13 (38.24%) Symantec
2 13 (38.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (38.24%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Network Design
3 12 (35.29%) IronPort
3 12 (35.29%) Change Management
4 11 (32.35%) Cisco
4 11 (32.35%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) Trend Micro
5 10 (29.41%) SSL
5 10 (29.41%) Windows
5 10 (29.41%) Mimecast
6 9 (26.47%) Network Security
6 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
6 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
7 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (23.53%) CCNP
8 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
8 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
8 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (20.59%) Statistics
8 7 (20.59%) Resource Management
8 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
9 6 (17.65%) VLAN
9 6 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (17.65%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 5 (14.71%) Apache
1 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
2 10 (29.41%) SSL
3 9 (26.47%) Network Security
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (17.65%) VLAN
5 6 (17.65%) SAN
6 5 (14.71%) VPN
6 5 (14.71%) DNS
6 5 (14.71%) LAN
6 5 (14.71%) WAN
6 5 (14.71%) OSPF
6 5 (14.71%) BGP
7 4 (11.76%) BIG-IP
7 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (8.82%) Wireless
9 2 (5.88%) IPsec
9 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.88%) Telnet
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Security Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) ISAPI
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
2 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
3 7 (20.59%) Statistics
3 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.76%) Clustering
5 2 (5.88%) PKI
5 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) Network Design
2 12 (35.29%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) Resource Management
3 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Change Control
6 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (11.76%) Information Security
6 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security Management
7 3 (8.82%) Security Management
7 3 (8.82%) Software Deployment
7 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Java
1 3 (8.82%) Python
1 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) CCNP
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CCSP
3 3 (8.82%) RHCE
3 3 (8.82%) PCI QSA
4 2 (5.88%) CISM
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) CCIE
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) vSphere
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.82%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) Nmap
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
1 13 (38.24%) Symantec
1 13 (38.24%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) IronPort
3 11 (32.35%) Cisco
4 10 (29.41%) Trend Micro
5 6 (17.65%) F5
6 5 (14.71%) Splunk
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.76%) HP
8 3 (8.82%) Tripwire
8 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.88%) Brocade
9 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.94%) Remedy
10 1 (2.94%) McAfee