Period
to 19 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 37 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 53 58 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.97% 6.06% 6.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.18% 29.00% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 55
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,400 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £61,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -23.81% +5.00% +19.05%

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 195 200 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.96% 20.90% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 149 161 141
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 37 (69.81%) VMware
3 33 (62.26%) Active Directory
4 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
5 28 (52.83%) Cisco
5 28 (52.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (52.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (47.17%) VPN
6 25 (47.17%) DHCP
7 24 (45.28%) Office 365
8 23 (43.40%) DNS
9 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
10 19 (35.85%) Veeam
11 18 (33.96%) Hyper-V
11 18 (33.96%) LAN
12 17 (32.08%) WAN
12 17 (32.08%) HP
12 17 (32.08%) Dell
12 17 (32.08%) Citrix
13 16 (30.19%) Linux
13 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (26.42%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
15 13 (24.53%) Windows 10
15 13 (24.53%) Meraki
15 13 (24.53%) ITIL
16 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
16 12 (22.64%) NetApp
16 12 (22.64%) Network Security

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 10 (18.87%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (45.28%) Office 365
3 6 (11.32%) Mimecast
4 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (7.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) DHCP
1 25 (47.17%) VPN
2 23 (43.40%) DNS
3 18 (33.96%) LAN
4 17 (32.08%) WAN
5 12 (22.64%) Network Security
5 12 (22.64%) Unified Communications
6 7 (13.21%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (13.21%) WLAN
7 6 (11.32%) Converged Networks
7 6 (11.32%) Wireless
8 5 (9.43%) MPLS
8 5 (9.43%) SAN
8 5 (9.43%) VLAN
9 4 (7.55%) Skype
9 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
9 4 (7.55%) VoIP
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.89%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (1.89%) Back Office
1 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Network Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Architect
4 7 (13.21%) IT Support
4 7 (13.21%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Support
6 4 (7.55%) Field Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Field Service Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) CMDB
2 7 (13.21%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (13.21%) Public Cloud
3 6 (11.32%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (9.43%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (5.66%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.89%) CCTV
6 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
3 16 (30.19%) Linux
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (24.53%) Windows 10
6 11 (20.75%) Windows 8
7 7 (13.21%) CentOS
7 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.89%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (18.87%) Time Management
3 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (15.09%) Migration
4 7 (13.21%) BCP
4 7 (13.21%) High Availability
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 7 (13.21%) ITSM
4 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (11.32%) Coaching
5 6 (11.32%) Project Planning
5 6 (11.32%) Runbook
5 6 (11.32%) SIEM
5 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.43%) Disk Encryption
6 5 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (9.43%) Ticket Management
6 5 (9.43%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
2 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) CCNA
2 1 (1.89%) CCNP
2 1 (1.89%) CISA
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.89%) CISM
2 1 (1.89%) CISSP
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (1.89%) MCP
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (62.26%) Active Directory
2 28 (52.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (33.96%) Hyper-V
4 14 (26.42%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (15.09%) Terminal Services
6 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
7 5 (9.43%) vSphere
8 3 (5.66%) Firmware
9 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Backup Exec
2 8 (15.09%) SCCM
3 7 (13.21%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (13.21%) SCOM
3 7 (13.21%) SCVMM
3 7 (13.21%) vRealize
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.89%) Nessus
4 1 (1.89%) Nmap
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) VMware
2 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
3 28 (52.83%) Cisco
4 19 (35.85%) Veeam
5 17 (32.08%) Citrix
5 17 (32.08%) Dell
5 17 (32.08%) HP
6 13 (24.53%) Meraki
7 12 (22.64%) NetApp
8 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
8 9 (16.98%) SonicWALL
9 7 (13.21%) EMC
9 7 (13.21%) Hitachi
9 7 (13.21%) IBM
9 7 (13.21%) Oracle
9 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
9 7 (13.21%) Snow
9 7 (13.21%) Symantec
10 6 (11.32%) Asigra
11 4 (7.55%) Zerto