The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 53 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.85% 2.90% 6.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.30% 20.00% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 26
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 75 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 11.73% 14.51% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 80 65 73
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Firewall
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Dorset

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Dorset

Firewall
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -9 33 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Weymouth - 3 £33,500 -
Wareham -2 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 48 (64.00%) VMware
2 47 (62.67%) Windows
3 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 42 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (53.33%) Citrix
6 36 (48.00%) TCP/IP
7 31 (41.33%) MS Excel
8 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (28.00%) MCSE
11 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (25.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (25.33%) Cisco
13 18 (24.00%) CCA
13 18 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
13 18 (24.00%) Thin Client
13 18 (24.00%) MCITP
13 18 (24.00%) Windows Vista
13 18 (24.00%) Fat Client
14 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
15 14 (18.67%) HP
15 14 (18.67%) SAN
15 14 (18.67%) Linux
16 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
16 13 (17.33%) VPN
16 13 (17.33%) Technical Architecture
16 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (16.00%) XenApp
17 12 (16.00%) Degree
17 12 (16.00%) DNS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
1 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.67%) Apache
3 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.33%) MQSeries
4 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.33%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (41.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (18.67%) SAN
3 13 (17.33%) VPN
4 12 (16.00%) DNS
5 11 (14.67%) NAS
6 7 (9.33%) IPsec
7 6 (8.00%) Wireless
7 6 (8.00%) WAN
7 6 (8.00%) DHCP
7 6 (8.00%) Network Security
8 5 (6.67%) HTTP
8 5 (6.67%) LAN
8 5 (6.67%) Wireshark
8 5 (6.67%) tcpdump
8 5 (6.67%) MPLS
9 4 (5.33%) Internet
9 4 (5.33%) VLAN
9 4 (5.33%) LDAP
9 4 (5.33%) HTTPS
9 4 (5.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) Selenium
General
1 7 (9.33%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Local Government
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Consultant
1 18 (24.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 10 (13.33%) Architect
2 10 (13.33%) Administrator
3 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Technician
7 4 (5.33%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Web Services
1 5 (6.67%) LAMP
2 4 (5.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Thin Client
1 18 (24.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) PKI
3 3 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.33%) SCADA
4 1 (1.33%) EPoS
4 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 47 (62.67%) Windows
2 25 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (24.00%) Windows Vista
5 14 (18.67%) Linux
6 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.67%) CentOS
7 5 (6.67%) UNIX
7 5 (6.67%) Fedora
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (16.00%) ITIL
3 9 (12.00%) Migration
4 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 5 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.33%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.33%) Cyber Security
6 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.33%) OO
6 4 (5.33%) Multithreading
6 4 (5.33%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.33%) BCP
6 4 (5.33%) Information Assurance
6 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) Python
2 7 (9.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.67%) Ruby
3 5 (6.67%) C
4 4 (5.33%) Java
4 4 (5.33%) Perl
5 3 (4.00%) C++
6 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (28.00%) MCSE
3 19 (25.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (24.00%) CCA
4 18 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
4 18 (24.00%) MCITP
5 12 (16.00%) Degree
6 9 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.67%) CCNA
8 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.33%) VCP4
8 4 (5.33%) JNCIA
8 4 (5.33%) MCSA
8 4 (5.33%) HND
9 2 (2.67%) CCNP
10 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.00%) XenApp
4 10 (13.33%) vSphere
4 10 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 7 (9.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.33%) XenServer
5 7 (9.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.33%) Samba
7 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (4.00%) UAG
8 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 4 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.00%) SCSM
4 3 (4.00%) SCCM
4 3 (4.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (64.00%) VMware
2 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 40 (53.33%) Citrix
4 19 (25.33%) Cisco
5 14 (18.67%) HP
6 7 (9.33%) Juniper
6 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.00%) Dell
7 6 (8.00%) SonicWALL
8 5 (6.67%) Veeam
8 5 (6.67%) F5
8 5 (6.67%) EMC
8 5 (6.67%) SAP
8 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.33%) Symantec
9 4 (5.33%) NetApp
9 4 (5.33%) AppSense
9 4 (5.33%) Webroot
10 2 (2.67%) McAfee
10 2 (2.67%) Websense
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Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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BAE Systems
Salary: £43,000+
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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