Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 39 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 250 290 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.48% 6.64% 5.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.03% 32.01% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 188 257 195
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £31,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £69,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -1.16%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 757 906 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.62% 20.74% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 525 766 632
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Firewall in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Hertfordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford 0 80 £44,000 +2.92% 9
St Albans +16 26 £35,000 +16.67%
Hatfield +11 26 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Stevenage +16 21 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Welwyn Garden City -23 21 £57,250 +78.91% 1
Hemel Hempstead -18 13 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Ware - 6 £30,000 -
Letchworth - 2 £28,500 - 1
Hertford +14 1 £26,500 -53.91% 1
Hitchin +2 1 £40,000 -14.89% 1
Potters Bar -4 1 £21,500 -15.69%
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £55,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £35,000 - 1
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 128 (51.20%) Windows
2 127 (50.80%) VMware
3 111 (44.40%) Microsoft
4 92 (36.80%) Active Directory
5 87 (34.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 75 (30.00%) DNS
7 73 (29.20%) VPN
8 70 (28.00%) PowerShell
8 70 (28.00%) Windows Server
9 67 (26.80%) Cisco
10 66 (26.40%) TCP/IP
11 64 (25.60%) Information Security
12 61 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
13 60 (24.00%) Linux
14 56 (22.40%) Degree
15 55 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
16 54 (21.60%) Management Information System
17 52 (20.80%) SIEM
18 51 (20.40%) Office 365
19 50 (20.00%) Hyper-V
19 50 (20.00%) Network Security
20 48 (19.20%) DHCP
20 48 (19.20%) Cisco Certification
20 48 (19.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 45 (18.00%) LAN
22 44 (17.60%) DevOps
23 43 (17.20%) CCNA
24 42 (16.80%) Windows 7
25 40 (16.00%) Internet
25 40 (16.00%) WAN

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 23 (9.20%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.20%) Skype for Business
3 17 (6.80%) OpenStack
4 12 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.40%) GlassFish
5 11 (4.40%) JBoss
5 11 (4.40%) MQSeries
5 11 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (4.40%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.40%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.40%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.00%) IIS
7 6 (2.40%) Apache
7 6 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.60%) C-CURE
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 61 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (20.40%) Office 365
4 23 (9.20%) IaaS
5 21 (8.40%) PaaS
6 17 (6.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (5.60%) SaaS
8 12 (4.80%) GitHub
9 11 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (2.40%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (2.40%) Amazon S3
10 6 (2.40%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (2.40%) AWS CloudTrail
10 6 (2.40%) Mimecast
10 6 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (1.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 75 (30.00%) DNS
2 73 (29.20%) VPN
3 66 (26.40%) TCP/IP
4 50 (20.00%) Network Security
5 48 (19.20%) DHCP
6 45 (18.00%) LAN
7 40 (16.00%) Internet
7 40 (16.00%) WAN
8 32 (12.80%) Wireless
9 31 (12.40%) SAN
10 30 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (8.40%) HTTP
12 20 (8.00%) SNMP
12 20 (8.00%) VLAN
13 17 (6.80%) ICMP
13 17 (6.80%) Reverse Proxy
14 15 (6.00%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (5.60%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (5.60%) Skype
16 13 (5.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.60%) MS Access
4 4 (1.60%) Power BI
4 4 (1.60%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.20%) MySQL
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.40%) GIS
6 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (4.80%) Jenkins
1 12 (4.80%) JIRA
2 6 (2.40%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 24 (9.60%) Retail
2 13 (5.20%) French Language
3 10 (4.00%) German Language
3 10 (4.00%) Swedish Language
4 6 (2.40%) Advertising
5 5 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.20%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Finance
6 3 (1.20%) Greek Language
6 3 (1.20%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.20%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.20%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.80%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (19.20%) Network Engineer
2 43 (17.20%) Security Engineer
3 42 (16.80%) Support Engineer
4 36 (14.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (13.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 28 (11.20%) Analyst
7 22 (8.80%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (8.40%) Network Security Engineer
9 20 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
9 20 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 19 (7.60%) Architect
10 19 (7.60%) Consultant
11 18 (7.20%) VMware Engineer
12 17 (6.80%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (6.40%) AWS DevOps
13 16 (6.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 16 (6.40%) AWS Engineer
13 16 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
14 15 (6.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.20%) Web Services
2 17 (6.80%) ActiveMQ
3 11 (4.40%) EJB
3 11 (4.40%) EJB 3.0
3 11 (4.40%) HornetQ
3 11 (4.40%) Java EE
3 11 (4.40%) Java SE
3 11 (4.40%) JMS
3 11 (4.40%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (2.40%) REST
4 6 (2.40%) YAML
5 5 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.60%) .NET
6 4 (1.60%) MDX
6 4 (1.60%) SOAP
7 3 (1.20%) HTML
7 3 (1.20%) XML
8 1 (0.40%) Node.js
8 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.60%) Management Information System
2 36 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (13.60%) Security Operations Centre
4 32 (12.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 30 (12.00%) Data Centre
5 30 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (9.20%) Replication
7 22 (8.80%) Computer Science
8 20 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (6.40%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (4.00%) Driving Licence
11 6 (2.40%) Blackberry
11 6 (2.40%) iPhone
11 6 (2.40%) iSeries
12 5 (2.00%) Client/Server
12 5 (2.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 4 (1.60%) CCTV
13 4 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (1.20%) e-Health
14 3 (1.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 128 (51.20%) Windows
2 70 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 60 (24.00%) Linux
4 42 (16.80%) Windows 7
5 38 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (13.20%) Windows 10
7 28 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 23 (9.20%) Mac OS X
10 16 (6.40%) Unix
11 6 (2.40%) Windows Phone
11 6 (2.40%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.40%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.00%) Kali Linux
12 5 (2.00%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.20%) CentOS
14 2 (0.80%) Android
14 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.60%) Information Security
2 52 (20.80%) SIEM
3 48 (19.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 44 (17.60%) DevOps
5 40 (16.00%) Security Operations
6 35 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (14.00%) Load Balancing
7 34 (13.60%) Cybersecurity
8 30 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (11.60%) Technical Analysis
10 28 (11.20%) Migration
11 24 (9.60%) ITIL
12 23 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (8.80%) Presales
13 22 (8.80%) Security Architecture
14 17 (6.80%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 17 (6.80%) Identity Access Management
14 17 (6.80%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (6.80%) Service Delivery
14 17 (6.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 38 (15.20%) Bash Shell
3 28 (11.20%) Java
3 28 (11.20%) SQL
4 25 (10.00%) Python
5 11 (4.40%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.60%) AWK
7 8 (3.20%) C
8 6 (2.40%) Perl
8 6 (2.40%) VBScript
9 4 (1.60%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.60%) VBA
10 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 56 (22.40%) Degree
2 48 (19.20%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (17.20%) CCNA
4 34 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (12.80%) CCNP
6 19 (7.60%) GSEC
6 19 (7.60%) SSCP
7 18 (7.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (6.80%) GCIA
8 17 (6.80%) GCIH
9 14 (5.60%) MCSE
10 13 (5.20%) AWS Certification
11 11 (4.40%) MCP
12 10 (4.00%) CEH
13 8 (3.20%) CCENT
14 7 (2.80%) CompTIA Security+
14 7 (2.80%) Master's Degree
14 7 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (2.80%) Security Cleared
15 6 (2.40%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (9.20%) PCI DSS
3 20 (8.00%) GDPR
4 14 (5.60%) SLA
5 5 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.20%) BS7799
7 1 (0.40%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.40%) GPG13
7 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 92 (36.80%) Active Directory
2 87 (34.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.60%) Docker
5 18 (7.20%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (4.80%) ProxySG
7 5 (2.00%) Firmware
7 5 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (2.00%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.60%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.80%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.80%) vSphere
9 2 (0.80%) XenApp
9 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.40%) Samba
10 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (6.40%) Ansible
2 13 (5.20%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.40%) Puppet
4 9 (3.60%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (3.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (2.80%) QRadar
7 5 (2.00%) SCCM
8 3 (1.20%) AppManager
8 3 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (1.20%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.20%) Netcool
9 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.80%) SCOM
9 2 (0.80%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.80%) vRealize
Vendors
1 127 (50.80%) VMware
2 111 (44.40%) Microsoft
3 67 (26.80%) Cisco
4 31 (12.40%) Citrix
5 28 (11.20%) CheckPoint
6 23 (9.20%) Juniper
7 22 (8.80%) F5
8 20 (8.00%) Splunk
9 19 (7.60%) IBM
10 17 (6.80%) Palo Alto
11 16 (6.40%) Veeam
12 14 (5.60%) NetApp
12 14 (5.60%) Oracle
13 13 (5.20%) Blue Coat
14 12 (4.80%) HP
15 11 (4.40%) Fortinet
16 10 (4.00%) EMC
17 7 (2.80%) Asigra
17 7 (2.80%) Dell
17 7 (2.80%) SAP