Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hertfordshire > St Albans
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 69 48
Rank change year-on-year +17 -21 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 3.99% 0.24% 7.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 3.85% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 19
St Albans median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +133.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £67,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £65,500 £72,500 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +14.71% -5.56%

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 68 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 16.96% 6.25% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 31
St Albans median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +53.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,000 £28,625 £19,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £68,750 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% -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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in St Albans

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
1 15 (93.75%) Hyper-V
2 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
4 12 (75.00%) DHCP
4 12 (75.00%) DNS
5 11 (68.75%) SAN
6 9 (56.25%) Avaya
6 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (56.25%) NAS
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (43.75%) Structured Cabling
7 7 (43.75%) Web Filtering
7 7 (43.75%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (43.75%) WatchGuard
7 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (43.75%) SAP
7 7 (43.75%) ADSL
7 7 (43.75%) LAN
7 7 (43.75%) HP
8 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (25.00%) CentOS
10 4 (25.00%) Google
10 4 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
10 4 (25.00%) Shell Script

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 2 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) DHCP
1 12 (75.00%) DNS
2 11 (68.75%) SAN
3 9 (56.25%) NAS
4 7 (43.75%) ADSL
4 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 7 (43.75%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) IT Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) IT Support
2 7 (43.75%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) CentOS
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (43.75%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (43.75%) Web Filtering
2 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISMP
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Hyper-V
2 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Docker
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Avaya
3 7 (43.75%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) SAP
3 7 (43.75%) WatchGuard
4 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (25.00%) Google
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Mitel