Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hertfordshire > St Albans
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 53 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 5.04% 3.25% 5.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.87% 44.83% 34.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 17
St Albans median annual salary £35,000 £70,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +115.38% -29.73%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,925 £19,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -3.00% +15.61% -0.57%

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 61 29 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 18.10% 7.25% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 49
St Albans median annual salary £53,750 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.42% +71.43% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,125 £19,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £72,500 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 St Albans region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
4 14 (82.35%) Hyper-V
5 12 (70.59%) DHCP
5 12 (70.59%) DNS
5 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
6 10 (58.82%) SQL
6 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (47.06%) Cisco
7 8 (47.06%) HP
8 7 (41.18%) Citrix
9 6 (35.29%) Avaya
10 5 (29.41%) SAN
10 5 (29.41%) Apple
10 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (29.41%) Dell
10 5 (29.41%) IIS
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
10 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
10 5 (29.41%) NAS
10 5 (29.41%) XenApp
10 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
10 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (29.41%) Mac OS
10 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
10 5 (29.41%) Office 365
11 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database

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 5 (29.41%) IIS
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) DHCP
1 12 (70.59%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) NAS
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) ADSL
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) IT Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Help Desk Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) DBA
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) IT Support
6 3 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix Server Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
8 1 (5.88%) IT Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.88%) Network Support
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Mac OS
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) CentOS
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps
1 4 (23.53%) Patch Management
1 4 (23.53%) Security Patching
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (17.65%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (82.35%) Hyper-V
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) XenApp
4 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
5 4 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) Avaya
5 5 (29.41%) Apple
5 5 (29.41%) Dell
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
6 4 (23.53%) Google
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
7 3 (17.65%) SAP
7 3 (17.65%) WatchGuard