Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 28 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 77 67 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.95% 6.41% 6.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.69% 33.00% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 57 43 46
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £22,800 £37,500 £32,625
90th Percentile £56,000 £60,000 £77,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -3.00% +15.61% -2.26%

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 243 203 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 25.10% 19.41% 24.45%
Number of salaries quoted 181 161 162
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
2 46 (59.74%) Windows
3 41 (53.25%) DNS
4 37 (48.05%) Active Directory
4 37 (48.05%) Linux
5 34 (44.16%) Windows Server
6 33 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 28 (36.36%) VPN
8 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Office
8 27 (35.06%) VMware
8 27 (35.06%) Office 365
9 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (28.57%) SQL
10 22 (28.57%) ITIL
11 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 21 (27.27%) DHCP
11 21 (27.27%) Windows 7
11 21 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (25.97%) VLAN
13 19 (24.68%) Skype for Business
13 19 (24.68%) Hyper-V
14 18 (23.38%) PaaS
14 18 (23.38%) MPLS
14 18 (23.38%) WAN
14 18 (23.38%) E-Commerce
14 18 (23.38%) SOAP
14 18 (23.38%) Web Services
15 17 (22.08%) 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 33 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 19 (24.68%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (35.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.49%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.60%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) Office 365
2 18 (23.38%) PaaS
3 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.79%) Mimecast
4 6 (7.79%) SaaS
5 4 (5.19%) IaaS
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.60%) GitHub
7 1 (1.30%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 41 (53.25%) DNS
2 28 (36.36%) VPN
3 21 (27.27%) DHCP
4 20 (25.97%) VLAN
5 18 (23.38%) MPLS
5 18 (23.38%) WAN
6 16 (20.78%) LAN
7 15 (19.48%) VoIP
8 14 (18.18%) ISDN
8 14 (18.18%) PBX
8 14 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
8 14 (18.18%) Skype
9 8 (10.39%) Wireless
10 7 (9.09%) SAN
11 6 (7.79%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (6.49%) Unified Communications
13 4 (5.19%) BGP
13 4 (5.19%) HSRP
13 4 (5.19%) Internet
13 4 (5.19%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (18.18%) MS Access
2 14 (18.18%) Power BI
2 14 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (11.69%) SAP BW
4 7 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.90%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) DB2
6 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (22.08%) Retail
2 13 (16.88%) Games
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) French Language
4 2 (2.60%) German Language
4 2 (2.60%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Developer
1 21 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 18 (23.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (22.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (20.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 14 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (15.58%) Active Directory Support
8 10 (12.99%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (12.99%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (12.99%) Office 365 Engineer
9 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (10.39%) Active Directory Engineer
10 8 (10.39%) Active Directory Support Engineer
10 8 (10.39%) Analyst
11 7 (9.09%) IT Support
12 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (7.79%) Administrator
12 6 (7.79%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) SOAP
1 18 (23.38%) Web Services
2 15 (19.48%) .NET
3 14 (18.18%) MDX
3 14 (18.18%) REST
4 7 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 7 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) iPhone
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.60%) CCTV
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) LPAR
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (59.74%) Windows
2 37 (48.05%) Linux
3 34 (44.16%) Windows Server
4 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 14 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.49%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.30%) AIX
10 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) ITIL
2 18 (23.38%) E-Commerce
3 14 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (18.18%) Coaching
3 14 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 14 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 14 (18.18%) ETL
3 14 (18.18%) ETL Development
3 14 (18.18%) Inmon Methodology
3 14 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
3 14 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 14 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 9 (11.69%) Logistics
4 9 (11.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
5 7 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 7 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 6 (7.79%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (7.79%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) SQL
2 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
3 14 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 14 (18.18%) VBA
4 11 (14.29%) Java
5 10 (12.99%) C
6 9 (11.69%) C#
6 9 (11.69%) VB
7 6 (7.79%) Python
8 4 (5.19%) C++
9 3 (3.90%) Perl
10 2 (2.60%) Go
10 2 (2.60%) Ruby
11 1 (1.30%) AWK
11 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) CCNA
1 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.49%) CCNP
2 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) CISSP
4 2 (2.60%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.60%) MCP
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.30%) MCSA
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (48.05%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (24.68%) Hyper-V
5 14 (18.18%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.60%) XenApp
7 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) WSUS
2 5 (6.49%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (3.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.60%) Ansible
4 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.60%) Terraform
5 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (35.06%) VMware
3 16 (20.78%) Dell
4 14 (18.18%) Cognos
4 14 (18.18%) IBM
5 13 (16.88%) SAP
6 8 (10.39%) Cisco
7 7 (9.09%) Citrix
8 6 (7.79%) Veeam
9 5 (6.49%) HP
9 5 (6.49%) NetApp
9 5 (6.49%) Sage
10 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.90%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.90%) SonicWALL
11 3 (3.90%) Symantec
12 2 (2.60%) EMC
12 2 (2.60%) Juniper
12 2 (2.60%) Meraki
12 2 (2.60%) Oracle