Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hertfordshire > St Albans
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 66 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 3.30% 0.62% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.17% 10.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 6
St Albans median annual salary £37,500 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £32,375 £25,000 £25,625
90th Percentile £65,250 £25,000 £60,625
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +19.05% -6.67%

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 St Albans with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
St Albans
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 48 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 11.32% 6.19% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 17
St Albans median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +66.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £26,050
90th Percentile £73,750 £56,250 £59,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in St Albans

Firewall
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Salary trend for Firewall in St Albans

Firewall
Salary Histogram in St Albans

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in St Albans over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in St Albans

For the 6 months to 21 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 St Albans region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
1 12 (85.71%) Hyper-V
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 8 (57.14%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (42.86%) SAN
5 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (35.71%) Office 365
6 5 (35.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (28.57%) Web Filtering
7 4 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) DFS Replication
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (28.57%) SAP
7 4 (28.57%) ADSL
7 4 (28.57%) LAN
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (28.57%) VPN
7 4 (28.57%) Internet

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DHCP
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) ADSL
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) NAS
3 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (28.57%) VLAN
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (28.57%) Web Filtering
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
1 1 (7.14%) CISMP
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) GCIA
1 1 (7.14%) GCIH
1 1 (7.14%) GSEC
1 1 (7.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) DFS Replication
5 2 (14.29%) Docker
6 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Avaya
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Remedy
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) WatchGuard
3 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk