Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 53 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 -23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 253 193 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.33% 4.57% 7.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.29% 27.38% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 198 150 288
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.05% -6.67%
10th Percentile £30,875 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,750 £67,875
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -3.19%

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 927 705 1,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.51% 16.68% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 757 535 835
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,350 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -10 62 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Hatfield -3 29 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Stevenage +26 25 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Welwyn Garden City -18 21 £24,000 -29.93% 1
Hemel Hempstead -22 18 £40,000 -20.00% 1
St Albans +5 14 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Borehamwood - 6 £36,000 - 1
Hitchin - 5 £50,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 122 (48.22%) Cisco
2 91 (35.97%) Data Centre
3 85 (33.60%) CheckPoint
4 81 (32.02%) VPN
5 76 (30.04%) WAN
6 72 (28.46%) LAN
6 72 (28.46%) Microsoft
6 72 (28.46%) Citrix
7 70 (27.67%) Information Security
8 67 (26.48%) Network Security
8 67 (26.48%) Cisco ASA
9 62 (24.51%) VMware
10 55 (21.74%) DNS
10 55 (21.74%) SIEM
11 53 (20.95%) E-Commerce
11 53 (20.95%) Windows
12 52 (20.55%) OSPF
12 52 (20.55%) Degree
13 51 (20.16%) ITIL
14 48 (18.97%) Active Directory
14 48 (18.97%) Palo Alto
14 48 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
15 47 (18.58%) F5
15 47 (18.58%) NetScaler
15 47 (18.58%) MPLS
15 47 (18.58%) BGP
16 46 (18.18%) Management Information System
17 45 (17.79%) HTTP
18 44 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
19 42 (16.60%) Wi-Fi

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 22 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.19%) Apache
5 3 (1.19%) IIS
5 3 (1.19%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.79%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (9.09%) Office 365
4 19 (7.51%) Akamai
5 8 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (3.16%) GitHub
6 7 (2.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.77%) Amazon Glacier
6 7 (2.77%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.77%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (2.77%) AWS CloudTrail
6 7 (2.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.98%) SaaS
8 4 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (32.02%) VPN
2 76 (30.04%) WAN
3 72 (28.46%) LAN
4 67 (26.48%) Cisco ASA
4 67 (26.48%) Network Security
5 55 (21.74%) DNS
6 52 (20.55%) OSPF
7 47 (18.58%) BGP
7 47 (18.58%) MPLS
7 47 (18.58%) NetScaler
8 45 (17.79%) HTTP
9 42 (16.60%) Wi-Fi
10 40 (15.81%) TCP/IP
11 39 (15.42%) DHCP
12 34 (13.44%) Cisco IOS
13 32 (12.65%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (12.25%) IPsec
15 25 (9.88%) DWDM
15 25 (9.88%) IGRP
15 25 (9.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.98%) MySQL
4 4 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.58%) MS Access
4 4 (1.58%) Power BI
4 4 (1.58%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.19%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.95%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.95%) JIRA
2 8 (3.16%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (10.28%) Advertising
2 13 (5.14%) Retail
3 12 (4.74%) Finance
4 8 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.58%) Local Government
6 2 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (25.30%) Network Engineer
2 45 (17.79%) Team Leader
3 42 (16.60%) Security Engineer
4 36 (14.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 33 (13.04%) Analyst
6 25 (9.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 21 (8.30%) Support Engineer
8 18 (7.11%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (6.32%) Security Analyst
10 15 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (5.93%) IT Support
11 12 (4.74%) Network Team Leader
11 12 (4.74%) Security Manager
12 11 (4.35%) IT Engineer
12 11 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (3.95%) Architect
14 9 (3.56%) Network Systems Engineer
14 9 (3.56%) Senior Firewall Engineer
14 9 (3.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.04%) HTML
2 24 (9.49%) XML
3 10 (3.95%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.37%) Web Services
5 5 (1.98%) LAMP
6 4 (1.58%) .NET
6 4 (1.58%) MDX
6 4 (1.58%) REST
6 4 (1.58%) SOAP
7 3 (1.19%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.40%) EJB
8 1 (0.40%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (0.40%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.40%) Java EE
8 1 (0.40%) Java SE
8 1 (0.40%) JMS
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (35.97%) Data Centre
2 48 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 25 (9.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 24 (9.49%) Computer Science
6 13 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.56%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (3.16%) Fat Client
8 8 (3.16%) Replication
8 8 (3.16%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.77%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.98%) Clustering
10 5 (1.98%) Cyberattack
11 4 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.58%) PKI
12 3 (1.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.79%) CCTV
13 2 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.95%) Windows
2 35 (13.83%) Linux
3 32 (12.65%) Windows Server
4 23 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (6.72%) Windows 7
7 13 (5.14%) Unix
8 10 (3.95%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.16%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.19%) Kali Linux
10 3 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.67%) Information Security
2 55 (21.74%) SIEM
3 53 (20.95%) E-Commerce
4 51 (20.16%) ITIL
5 38 (15.02%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (10.67%) High Availability
7 27 (10.67%) Security Operations
8 26 (10.28%) DevOps
9 24 (9.49%) Load Balancing
9 24 (9.49%) Project Management
10 22 (8.70%) Security Architecture
10 22 (8.70%) Supplier Management
11 21 (8.30%) Technical Analysis
12 19 (7.51%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 19 (7.51%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 17 (6.72%) Resource Management
14 14 (5.53%) Mentoring
14 14 (5.53%) Network Management
15 13 (5.14%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.46%) PowerShell
2 24 (9.49%) Python
3 14 (5.53%) SQL
4 12 (4.74%) Java
5 7 (2.77%) R
6 4 (1.58%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.58%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.58%) VBA
7 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.19%) VBScript
8 1 (0.40%) AWK
8 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (20.55%) Degree
2 44 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (12.65%) CCNA
4 27 (10.67%) CCNP
4 27 (10.67%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (8.30%) Security Cleared
7 19 (7.51%) CISSP
7 19 (7.51%) GSEC
7 19 (7.51%) SSCP
8 17 (6.72%) SC Cleared
9 11 (4.35%) CEH
9 11 (4.35%) GCIA
9 11 (4.35%) GCIH
10 7 (2.77%) CISM
11 5 (1.98%) Master's Degree
12 4 (1.58%) CSSLP
12 4 (1.58%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.58%) ISSAP
12 4 (1.58%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (11.07%) PCI DSS
3 18 (7.11%) GDPR
3 18 (7.11%) SLA
4 3 (1.19%) PMO
5 2 (0.79%) QA
5 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.40%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 48 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 27 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (10.28%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.35%) VMware NSX
5 10 (3.95%) ProxySG
6 8 (3.16%) vSphere
7 7 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.58%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.79%) Docker
9 2 (0.79%) Snort
9 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (7.11%) vCenter Server
2 17 (6.72%) FortiGate
3 11 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.35%) Puppet
3 11 (4.35%) vRealize
4 6 (2.37%) SCCM
5 5 (1.98%) Nagios
5 5 (1.98%) Nessus
6 4 (1.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.19%) QRadar
8 2 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.79%) EnCase
8 2 (0.79%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 122 (48.22%) Cisco
2 85 (33.60%) CheckPoint
3 72 (28.46%) Citrix
3 72 (28.46%) Microsoft
4 62 (24.51%) VMware
5 48 (18.97%) Palo Alto
6 47 (18.58%) F5
7 37 (14.62%) Juniper
8 30 (11.86%) Arista
8 30 (11.86%) Blue Coat
9 29 (11.46%) Fortinet
10 19 (7.51%) Riverbed
10 19 (7.51%) Splunk
11 15 (5.93%) Zscaler
12 13 (5.14%) Aruba
12 13 (5.14%) Sophos
13 11 (4.35%) HP
13 11 (4.35%) Tufin
14 10 (3.95%) Meraki
15 8 (3.16%) LogRhythm