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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 48 27 55
Rank change year-on-year -21 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 97 199 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.40% 7.74% 5.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.09% 34.49% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 77 145 93
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,400 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 358 577 593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.22% 22.43% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 254 461 440
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +19 45 £45,000 - 4
Hemel Hempstead -14 18 £50,000 -9.09%
Cheshunt - 7 £26,000 -
Royston +13 6 £65,000 +52.94%
Welwyn Garden City -3 5 £36,500 -21.50%
Hatfield +17 4 - -
Kings Langley - 2 £34,500 -
Letchworth - 2 £48,250 - 1
Stevenage -15 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Welwyn - 1 £36,500 - 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 92 (49.20%) Cisco
2 91 (48.66%) Windows
3 88 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (36.36%) WAN
5 67 (35.83%) Active Directory
6 64 (34.22%) Microsoft
7 63 (33.69%) Windows Server
8 62 (33.16%) LAN
8 62 (33.16%) ITIL
9 57 (30.48%) CCNA
10 52 (27.81%) VMware
11 51 (27.27%) CCNP
12 49 (26.20%) DNS
12 49 (26.20%) Office 365
13 42 (22.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (21.93%) VPN
14 41 (21.93%) DHCP
14 41 (21.93%) MS Exchange
15 40 (21.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (20.32%) CheckPoint
17 36 (19.25%) Telecoms
18 34 (18.18%) SQL
18 34 (18.18%) Hyper-V
18 34 (18.18%) Data Centre
19 33 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
19 33 (17.65%) Linux
19 33 (17.65%) Citrix
20 32 (17.11%) Security Cleared
21 30 (16.04%) Network Security
22 28 (14.97%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related 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 41 (21.93%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.63%) Skype for Business
3 13 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.88%) IIS
5 10 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.14%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.07%) Apache
8 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.53%) JBoss
9 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.83%) MS Office
3 5 (2.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.07%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.20%) Office 365
2 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.42%) PaaS
5 11 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (4.28%) Mimecast
7 4 (2.14%) IaaS
8 2 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (36.36%) WAN
2 62 (33.16%) LAN
3 49 (26.20%) DNS
4 41 (21.93%) DHCP
4 41 (21.93%) VPN
5 30 (16.04%) Network Security
6 27 (14.44%) Wireless
7 26 (13.90%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (13.37%) MPLS
9 23 (12.30%) SAN
10 22 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 22 (11.76%) VoIP
11 21 (11.23%) VLAN
12 18 (9.63%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (8.02%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (7.49%) Cisco ISE
15 13 (6.95%) IP Telephony
16 10 (5.35%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (5.35%) IPsec
16 10 (5.35%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.28%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.67%) Big Data
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.07%) MS Access
6 2 (1.07%) Power BI
6 2 (1.07%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.07%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.60%) GoCD
2 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (19.25%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (1.60%) Finance
4 2 (1.07%) Games
4 2 (1.07%) Legal
4 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Automotive
5 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 33 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 22 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 21 (11.23%) Analyst
5 20 (10.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (9.63%) Network Support
7 17 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (8.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (8.56%) Consultant
9 14 (7.49%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (7.49%) IT Support
10 13 (6.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (6.95%) Active Directory Support
10 13 (6.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (6.95%) IT Engineer
10 13 (6.95%) Lead Network Engineer
11 12 (6.42%) Architect
11 12 (6.42%) Help Desk Support
11 12 (6.42%) Security Consultant
12 11 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.74%) .NET
2 5 (2.67%) Middleware
3 2 (1.07%) MDX
3 2 (1.07%) REST
3 2 (1.07%) SOAP
3 2 (1.07%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) COM
4 1 (0.53%) J2EE
4 1 (0.53%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.28%) Driving Licence
2 8 (4.28%) Replication
2 8 (4.28%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (3.21%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.67%) Clustering
5 4 (2.14%) iPad
5 4 (2.14%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.60%) e-Health
6 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.07%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) CCTV
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) PDA
8 1 (0.53%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) Social Media
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (48.66%) Windows
2 63 (33.69%) Windows Server
3 40 (21.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (17.65%) Linux
4 33 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (13.37%) Windows 7
6 15 (8.02%) Windows 10
7 11 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.28%) Mac OS X
8 8 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.21%) Unix
10 1 (0.53%) AIX
10 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.16%) ITIL
2 27 (14.44%) Problem Management
3 21 (11.23%) Incident Management
4 17 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 17 (9.09%) Change Control
5 16 (8.56%) Change Management
5 16 (8.56%) Presales
6 13 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (6.95%) Mentoring
7 12 (6.42%) Information Security
7 12 (6.42%) SIEM
8 11 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (5.88%) Migration
9 10 (5.35%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (5.35%) Web Filtering
10 9 (4.81%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (4.81%) Network Management
10 9 (4.81%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (4.81%) Security Operations
10 9 (4.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.18%) SQL
2 15 (8.02%) C
3 12 (6.42%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.28%) VB
4 8 (4.28%) VBScript
5 7 (3.74%) C#
5 7 (3.74%) C++
6 5 (2.67%) Java
6 5 (2.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.14%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.14%) Python
7 4 (2.14%) Ruby
8 3 (1.60%) Go
8 3 (1.60%) Rust
9 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.07%) VBA
10 1 (0.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (30.48%) CCNA
3 51 (27.27%) CCNP
4 32 (17.11%) Security Cleared
5 20 (10.70%) Degree
5 20 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (10.16%) CCIE
7 17 (9.09%) CISSP
8 16 (8.56%) MCP
9 14 (7.49%) SC Cleared
10 13 (6.95%) BC Cleared
10 13 (6.95%) CISM
10 13 (6.95%) MCSE
10 13 (6.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (5.35%) CCSA
11 10 (5.35%) CCSE
12 8 (4.28%) CEH
12 8 (4.28%) GSEC
12 8 (4.28%) JNCIA
13 7 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.44%) SLA
2 14 (7.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (7.49%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 67 (35.83%) Active Directory
2 42 (22.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.42%) VMware ESX
5 9 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.28%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.74%) XenApp
8 6 (3.21%) vSphere
9 4 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.60%) Docker
11 1 (0.53%) Samba
11 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.81%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (3.21%) SCCM
3 5 (2.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (2.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.14%) Puppet
5 3 (1.60%) Ansible
5 3 (1.60%) Grafana
5 3 (1.60%) Terraform
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.53%) SCOM
6 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 92 (49.20%) Cisco
2 64 (34.22%) Microsoft
3 52 (27.81%) VMware
4 38 (20.32%) CheckPoint
5 33 (17.65%) Citrix
6 25 (13.37%) Palo Alto
7 24 (12.83%) HP
7 24 (12.83%) Juniper
8 15 (8.02%) Dell
8 15 (8.02%) F5
9 13 (6.95%) NetApp
9 13 (6.95%) Veeam
10 12 (6.42%) SonicWALL
11 9 (4.81%) Huawei
11 9 (4.81%) Meraki
11 9 (4.81%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.28%) Nimble Storage
13 7 (3.74%) Computacenter
13 7 (3.74%) Oracle
13 7 (3.74%) Symantec
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Letchworth Garden City
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