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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 38 32 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.50% 5.42% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.37% 30.43% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -27.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,000 £47,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £56,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 92 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.44% 17.79% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 83 83 60
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,850 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -5 19 £32,000 -16.88% 1
Ferndown - 3 £35,000 -
Wareham - 2 £42,500 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 17 (40.48%) Network Security
3 15 (35.71%) Linux
3 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 15 (35.71%) VMware
4 14 (33.33%) VPN
5 13 (30.95%) LAN
5 13 (30.95%) WAN
5 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
6 12 (28.57%) IPsec
7 11 (26.19%) SSL
7 11 (26.19%) Degree
8 10 (23.81%) Cyber Security
8 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (23.81%) Cisco
8 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
9 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.05%) UNIX
10 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
10 8 (19.05%) NetApp
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) Business Continuity
10 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
10 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 7 (16.67%) tcpdump
11 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (16.67%) Information Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (9.52%) IIS
1 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.52%) Lync
1 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 3 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Network Security
2 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 14 (33.33%) VPN
4 13 (30.95%) LAN
4 13 (30.95%) WAN
5 12 (28.57%) IPsec
6 11 (26.19%) SSL
7 7 (16.67%) DNS
7 7 (16.67%) VoIP
7 7 (16.67%) tcpdump
8 6 (14.29%) VLAN
8 6 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 6 (14.29%) SNMP
8 6 (14.29%) IPv4
8 6 (14.29%) IPv6
9 5 (11.90%) LDAP
9 5 (11.90%) FTP
9 5 (11.90%) HTTP
9 5 (11.90%) NAS
10 4 (9.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Lead Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) STL
2 5 (11.90%) J2EE
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Device Driver
1 6 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 6 (14.29%) PKI
1 6 (14.29%) SCADA
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.14%) PDA
5 2 (4.76%) EPoS
5 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Linux
3 8 (19.05%) UNIX
3 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) CentOS
7 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.38%) Solaris
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
2 10 (23.81%) Cyber Security
2 10 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (19.05%) Business Continuity
4 7 (16.67%) Information Security
4 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 7 (16.67%) OO
5 6 (14.29%) UML
5 6 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 6 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Network Design
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.52%) Test Management
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) C
1 6 (14.29%) C++
1 6 (14.29%) Assembly Language
2 5 (11.90%) Java
2 5 (11.90%) Perl
3 4 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (16.67%) MCSA
4 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.90%) CCNP
6 4 (9.52%) MCP
6 4 (9.52%) HND
7 2 (4.76%) MCSE
7 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.76%) MCITP
7 2 (4.76%) CCA
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Samba
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.76%) XenApp
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.14%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) VMware
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.81%) Cisco
4 8 (19.05%) NetApp
5 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (16.67%) Symantec
5 7 (16.67%) Citrix
6 6 (14.29%) Oracle
7 5 (11.90%) Juniper
7 5 (11.90%) Nokia
7 5 (11.90%) Blue Coat
8 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
8 4 (9.52%) Remedy
9 3 (7.14%) Clearswift
9 3 (7.14%) Lotus
9 3 (7.14%) Avaya
9 3 (7.14%) Panasonic
10 2 (4.76%) CommVault
10 2 (4.76%) HP
10 2 (4.76%) Dell
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