Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 33 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 73 75 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.74% 6.68% 4.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.14% 31.38% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 66 47 24
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.03% -5.79%
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £54,375 £61,000 £50,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -11.11%

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 Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 202 239 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.42% 21.30% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 164 184 179
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,125 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Watford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Watford

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Watford over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Watford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 34 (46.58%) Cisco
2 30 (41.10%) Active Directory
3 29 (39.73%) Windows
4 28 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
5 25 (34.25%) VPN
5 25 (34.25%) Wireless
6 24 (32.88%) CCNA
7 23 (31.51%) ITIL
7 23 (31.51%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (30.14%) Information Security
9 20 (27.40%) Management Information System
9 20 (27.40%) VMware
10 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
10 17 (23.29%) Windows Server
11 15 (20.55%) WAN
11 15 (20.55%) Load Balancing
11 15 (20.55%) Network Security
12 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
12 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
12 14 (19.18%) CCNP
13 13 (17.81%) LAN
13 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
14 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (16.44%) Information Management
15 11 (15.07%) CheckPoint
15 11 (15.07%) PCI DSS
15 11 (15.07%) Degree

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.48%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.74%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
4 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Office 365
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.74%) IaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.37%) PaaS
5 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.25%) VPN
1 25 (34.25%) Wireless
2 23 (31.51%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (20.55%) Network Security
3 15 (20.55%) WAN
4 13 (17.81%) LAN
5 10 (13.70%) DNS
6 9 (12.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (12.33%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (9.59%) Internet
7 7 (9.59%) SAN
7 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
8 6 (8.22%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.85%) VLAN
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (5.48%) IP Telephony
10 4 (5.48%) Unified Communications
10 4 (5.48%) VoIP
11 3 (4.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.48%) MS Access
3 4 (5.48%) Power BI
3 4 (5.48%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.22%) Retail
1 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) Billing
2 2 (2.74%) French Language
2 2 (2.74%) German Language
2 2 (2.74%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Analyst
2 17 (23.29%) Network Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Team Leader
4 10 (13.70%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (10.96%) Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Security Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Security Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Cisco Support
6 7 (9.59%) Support Team Leader
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Support Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Information Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Active Directory Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) Active Directory Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) Web Services
2 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) MDX
2 4 (5.48%) REST
2 4 (5.48%) SOAP
3 2 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.74%) EJB
3 2 (2.74%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (2.74%) HornetQ
3 2 (2.74%) Java EE
3 2 (2.74%) Java SE
3 2 (2.74%) JMS
3 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Management Information System
2 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.59%) Replication
4 4 (5.48%) iSeries
4 4 (5.48%) PKI
5 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.37%) CCTV
7 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Windows
2 17 (23.29%) Windows Server
3 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.59%) Linux
7 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.74%) Unix
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) ITIL
2 22 (30.14%) Information Security
3 15 (20.55%) Load Balancing
4 12 (16.44%) Information Management
5 10 (13.70%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (13.70%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.59%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (9.59%) Patch Management
6 7 (9.59%) Security Architecture
6 7 (9.59%) Security Patching
7 6 (8.22%) Migration
7 6 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.85%) Data Privacy
8 5 (6.85%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.85%) Presales
9 4 (5.48%) Database Tuning
9 4 (5.48%) Information Assurance
9 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.48%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) C
2 7 (9.59%) R
3 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.48%) VBA
5 2 (2.74%) AWK
5 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.74%) Java
5 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (32.88%) CCNA
3 14 (19.18%) CCNP
4 11 (15.07%) Degree
5 6 (8.22%) Master's Degree
6 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.48%) CCDA
7 4 (5.48%) CCDP
7 4 (5.48%) CISSP
7 4 (5.48%) CSSLP
7 4 (5.48%) ISSAP
7 4 (5.48%) ISSEP
7 4 (5.48%) MCSA
8 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.74%) AWS Certification
9 2 (2.74%) CCENT
9 2 (2.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) PCI DSS
2 8 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.85%) GDPR
4 4 (5.48%) SLA
5 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (41.10%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.33%) ProxySG
4 7 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Snort
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (6.85%) vCenter Server
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (4.11%) Nagios
4 3 (4.11%) Nessus
4 3 (4.11%) SCCM
4 3 (4.11%) SCOM
5 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.74%) Puppet
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Cisco
2 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
3 20 (27.40%) VMware
4 11 (15.07%) CheckPoint
5 9 (12.33%) Blue Coat
5 9 (12.33%) F5
5 9 (12.33%) Juniper
5 9 (12.33%) Palo Alto
6 8 (10.96%) Sophos
7 5 (6.85%) IBM
7 5 (6.85%) NetApp
8 4 (5.48%) EMC
8 4 (5.48%) SAP
9 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.11%) Zscaler
10 2 (2.74%) Citrix
10 2 (2.74%) Meraki
10 2 (2.74%) Polycom
10 2 (2.74%) Sonus
10 2 (2.74%) Veeam