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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 36 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 34 22 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.27% 4.55% 8.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.37% 19.13% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 17
Median salary £30,750 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.64% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,550 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  

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 Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 134 115 144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 24.72% 23.76% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 243 315 186
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 50 (61.73%) Windows
2 41 (50.62%) Office 365
3 40 (49.38%) VPN
4 37 (45.68%) ITIL
5 35 (43.21%) Cisco
5 35 (43.21%) Active Directory
6 33 (40.74%) VMware
7 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
8 30 (37.04%) Windows Server
9 29 (35.80%) WAN
9 29 (35.80%) LAN
9 29 (35.80%) Linux
10 28 (34.57%) MS Exchange
10 28 (34.57%) DNS
10 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (33.33%) CCNP
12 25 (30.86%) Microsoft Office
13 24 (29.63%) MPLS
13 24 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (28.40%) Wireless
15 22 (27.16%) DHCP
16 20 (24.69%) Skype for Business
16 20 (24.69%) Data Centre
17 19 (23.46%) VMware ESXi
17 19 (23.46%) VLAN
18 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
18 17 (20.99%) Retail

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 28 (34.57%) MS Exchange
2 20 (24.69%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.94%) GlassFish
3 4 (4.94%) JBoss
3 4 (4.94%) MQSeries
3 4 (4.94%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.47%) Confluence
5 2 (2.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.23%) Drupal
6 1 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (30.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Sage 200
1 2 (2.47%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (50.62%) Office 365
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (20.99%) PaaS
4 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (7.41%) IaaS
6 4 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.94%) Mimecast
7 3 (3.70%) SaaS
8 2 (2.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (49.38%) VPN
2 29 (35.80%) LAN
2 29 (35.80%) WAN
3 28 (34.57%) DNS
4 24 (29.63%) MPLS
5 23 (28.40%) Wireless
6 22 (27.16%) DHCP
7 19 (23.46%) VLAN
8 16 (19.75%) VoIP
9 15 (18.52%) ISDN
9 15 (18.52%) PBX
9 15 (18.52%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (17.28%) Skype
11 12 (14.81%) Cisco ISE
12 10 (12.35%) BGP
13 8 (9.88%) Cisco Wireless
13 8 (9.88%) Network Security
13 8 (9.88%) SAN
13 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
14 7 (8.64%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) DB2
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) Ant
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 17 (20.99%) Retail
2 12 (14.81%) Games
3 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) French Language
4 2 (2.47%) German Language
4 2 (2.47%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Active Directory Support
2 23 (28.40%) Support Engineer
3 19 (23.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (20.99%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Support
5 16 (19.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (19.75%) Office 365 Engineer
6 15 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (18.52%) Network Engineer
7 14 (17.28%) Active Directory Engineer
7 14 (17.28%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 14 (17.28%) Architect
8 13 (16.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 11 (13.58%) Active Directory Administrator
9 11 (13.58%) Active Directory Analyst
9 11 (13.58%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 11 (13.58%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 11 (13.58%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) Web Services
2 4 (4.94%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (4.94%) EJB
2 4 (4.94%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (4.94%) HornetQ
2 4 (4.94%) Java EE
2 4 (4.94%) Java SE
2 4 (4.94%) JMS
2 4 (4.94%) Middleware
2 4 (4.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.94%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.94%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) CCTV
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (61.73%) Windows
2 30 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 29 (35.80%) Linux
4 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (19.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.17%) Unix
9 4 (4.94%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) ITIL
2 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
3 15 (18.52%) Coaching
3 15 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 10 (12.35%) Migration
5 9 (11.11%) Change Management
5 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.64%) Network Design
6 7 (8.64%) Release Management
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.41%) Presales
8 5 (6.17%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.17%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (4.94%) CRM
9 4 (4.94%) Service Management
9 4 (4.94%) SOA
9 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) Java
3 5 (6.17%) C
3 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.94%) AWK
4 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.94%) Python
4 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.70%) Ruby
6 2 (2.47%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) Go
6 2 (2.47%) VB
6 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (33.33%) CCNP
3 16 (19.75%) Degree
4 11 (13.58%) CCNA
5 6 (7.41%) Master's Degree
6 5 (6.17%) CCIE
7 4 (4.94%) AWS Certification
7 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.47%) MCSE
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.23%) CISSP
9 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (43.21%) Active Directory
2 28 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (23.46%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (18.52%) Terminal Services
5 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.94%) vSphere
6 4 (4.94%) XenApp
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) WSUS
2 7 (8.64%) Backup Exec
2 7 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.64%) SCCM
3 5 (6.17%) Puppet
4 3 (3.70%) Ansible
5 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.47%) Terraform
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) Cisco
2 33 (40.74%) VMware
3 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
4 16 (19.75%) Citrix
5 15 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 12 (14.81%) Palo Alto
7 9 (11.11%) Meraki
7 9 (11.11%) NetApp
7 9 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 8 (9.88%) Huawei
9 7 (8.64%) Dell
9 7 (8.64%) Oracle
9 7 (8.64%) Veeam
10 6 (7.41%) SAP
11 5 (6.17%) HP
11 5 (6.17%) Riverbed
12 4 (4.94%) Brocade
12 4 (4.94%) EMC
12 4 (4.94%) Juniper
12 4 (4.94%) Nimble Storage
Watford, Hertfordshire
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