Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 32 47
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 66 71 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.76% 6.55% 4.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.41% 38.17% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 48 34
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -17.39% +22.34%
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,400 £42,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £64,875 £63,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +17.65% -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 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 217 186 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 22.23% 17.16% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 187 125 209
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% -6.32%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,600 £29,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,750 £60,000
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 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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 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 Watford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 28 (42.42%) Windows
1 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) Active Directory
2 23 (34.85%) DNS
3 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 17 (25.76%) VPN
4 17 (25.76%) SQL
4 17 (25.76%) ITIL
5 16 (24.24%) SOAP
5 16 (24.24%) Web Services
5 16 (24.24%) .NET
5 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 16 (24.24%) Cisco
5 16 (24.24%) PowerShell
6 15 (22.73%) Database Tuning
6 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 15 (22.73%) SAP Data Services
6 15 (22.73%) REST
6 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (22.73%) Kimball Methodology
6 15 (22.73%) Inmon Methodology
6 15 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (22.73%) MDX
6 15 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (22.73%) IBM
6 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (22.73%) Data Modelling

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 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Office 365
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.58%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Akamai
5 1 (1.52%) PaaS
5 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.85%) DNS
2 17 (25.76%) VPN
3 14 (21.21%) LAN
3 14 (21.21%) WAN
4 9 (13.64%) VLAN
5 8 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (12.12%) Wireless
6 7 (10.61%) BGP
6 7 (10.61%) HSRP
6 7 (10.61%) OSPF
7 6 (9.09%) DHCP
8 5 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (7.58%) SAN
9 4 (6.06%) EIGRP
9 4 (6.06%) IPsec
9 4 (6.06%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (6.06%) Unified Communications
9 4 (6.06%) WLAN
10 3 (4.55%) PPP
10 3 (4.55%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (22.73%) MS Access
2 15 (22.73%) Power BI
2 15 (22.73%) SAP Data Services
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2016
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (15.15%) SAP BW
4 4 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) IT Support
4 9 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Security Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) IT Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support
9 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) .NET
1 16 (24.24%) SOAP
1 16 (24.24%) Web Services
2 15 (22.73%) MDX
2 15 (22.73%) REST
3 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.55%) CCTV
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) iPhone
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.52%) LPAR
4 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 15 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 12 (18.18%) Linux
5 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.15%) Windows 10
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (10.61%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.52%) AIX
10 1 (1.52%) Unix
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (22.73%) Data Modelling
2 15 (22.73%) Database Tuning
2 15 (22.73%) ETL
2 15 (22.73%) ETL Development
2 15 (22.73%) Inmon Methodology
2 15 (22.73%) Kimball Methodology
2 15 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (22.73%) Unit Testing
3 10 (15.15%) Information Security
4 6 (9.09%) Security Patching
5 5 (7.58%) Business Continuity
5 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.58%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (7.58%) Patch Management
5 5 (7.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (6.06%) ISMS
6 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 15 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 15 (22.73%) VBA
4 4 (6.06%) C
4 4 (6.06%) C#
4 4 (6.06%) VB
5 3 (4.55%) Java
6 2 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) AWK
7 1 (1.52%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.12%) CCNA
2 8 (12.12%) CCNP
3 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.03%) MCP
5 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) CCSA
6 1 (1.52%) CCSE
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.52%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.58%) SLA
4 3 (4.55%) GDPR
4 3 (4.55%) PMO
5 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 23 (34.85%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 12 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.58%) vSphere
6 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.52%) Snort
7 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) vCenter Server
2 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.55%) Nagios
3 3 (4.55%) Nessus
4 2 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.24%) Cisco
3 15 (22.73%) Cognos
3 15 (22.73%) IBM
4 14 (21.21%) VMware
5 13 (19.70%) SAP
6 11 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 9 (13.64%) Dell
8 6 (9.09%) Sophos
9 5 (7.58%) Citrix
10 4 (6.06%) HP
10 4 (6.06%) NetApp
10 4 (6.06%) Veeam
11 3 (4.55%) Palo Alto
12 2 (3.03%) Sage
12 2 (3.03%) Symantec
13 1 (1.52%) EMC
13 1 (1.52%) Meraki
13 1 (1.52%) Splunk
13 1 (1.52%) Veracode