The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 48 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.26% 3.87% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.54% 22.73% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 5
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
138 132 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.49% 17.03% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 113 93 61
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,600 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South West

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -3 32 £32,000 -28.88% 1
Wimborne +2 2 - -
Poole -10 2 £27,500 -
Ferndown - 2 £34,000 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 52 (75.36%) Windows
2 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 35 (50.72%) VMware
4 29 (42.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
6 27 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
8 25 (36.23%) WAN
8 25 (36.23%) Citrix
9 23 (33.33%) LAN
10 21 (30.43%) DNS
11 20 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (28.99%) Windows 7
11 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (27.54%) Cisco
13 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
14 17 (24.64%) MCSA
15 16 (23.19%) MS Office
15 16 (23.19%) ITIL
15 16 (23.19%) Degree
16 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
17 12 (17.39%) MCSE
17 12 (17.39%) IIS
17 12 (17.39%) CCA
17 12 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
17 12 (17.39%) SAN
17 12 (17.39%) Thin Client
17 12 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (17.39%) Windows Vista

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.39%) IIS
2 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.70%) IBM Notes
3 6 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.70%) Lync
4 4 (5.80%) Apache
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.45%) Documentum
6 1 (1.45%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
2 16 (23.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) AWD
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 25 (36.23%) WAN
3 23 (33.33%) LAN
4 21 (30.43%) DNS
5 12 (17.39%) SAN
5 12 (17.39%) VLAN
6 10 (14.49%) VPN
6 10 (14.49%) DHCP
7 8 (11.59%) Network Security
7 8 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (8.70%) Wireless
10 5 (7.25%) WLAN
10 5 (7.25%) SSL
10 5 (7.25%) IPsec
11 4 (5.80%) OSPF
11 4 (5.80%) VoIP
11 4 (5.80%) LDAP
11 4 (5.80%) NAS
12 3 (4.35%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Consultant
2 12 (17.39%) Analyst
2 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (10.14%) Service Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Systems Support Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Network Support
9 2 (2.90%) Network Support Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Web Services
2 2 (2.90%) STL
3 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Thin Client
1 12 (17.39%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.70%) PDA
3 4 (5.80%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.90%) EPoS
4 2 (2.90%) SCADA
4 2 (2.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (75.36%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Windows 7
2 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (17.39%) Windows Vista
4 12 (17.39%) Windows 8
5 10 (14.49%) Linux
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.35%) CentOS
7 3 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.35%) UNIX
8 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Network Design
3 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
4 6 (8.70%) Information Security
4 6 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.80%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (5.80%) Test Management
7 3 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.35%) OO
7 3 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) UML
8 2 (2.90%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C
3 2 (2.90%) Assembly Language
3 2 (2.90%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (42.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (24.64%) MCSA
3 16 (23.19%) Degree
4 12 (17.39%) MCSE
4 12 (17.39%) CCA
4 12 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (17.39%) MCITP
5 11 (15.94%) MCP
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.35%) CCNP
8 2 (2.90%) CCNA
8 2 (2.90%) CISSP
8 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO 9000
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (37.68%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) XenApp
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.35%) vSphere
3 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.70%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 35 (50.72%) VMware
3 25 (36.23%) Citrix
4 19 (27.54%) Cisco
5 10 (14.49%) Symantec
5 10 (14.49%) Remedy
5 10 (14.49%) ServiceNow
6 6 (8.70%) Clearswift
6 6 (8.70%) Lotus
6 6 (8.70%) NetApp
6 6 (8.70%) Avaya
6 6 (8.70%) Panasonic
7 5 (7.25%) SonicWALL
7 5 (7.25%) Veeam
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle
7 5 (7.25%) EMC
8 4 (5.80%) TIBCO
8 4 (5.80%) Juniper
8 4 (5.80%) JBoss
9 3 (4.35%) CommVault
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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