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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 45 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 37 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.26% 2.38% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.63% 20.27% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 21
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £38,500
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
101 74 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 14.37% 11.76% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 88 57 130
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +13 24 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Poole -4 8 £25,000 +6.38%
Wareham -1 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Weymouth +3 1 £31,000 -11.42%
Wimborne - 1 - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (67.53%) Windows
2 49 (63.64%) VMware
3 44 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 44 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
5 35 (45.45%) Citrix
6 29 (37.66%) MS Excel
7 27 (35.06%) Active Directory
8 24 (31.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (31.17%) DNS
9 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (27.27%) Degree
11 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (23.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (22.08%) Windows Vista
13 17 (22.08%) MCITP
13 17 (22.08%) Fat Client
13 17 (22.08%) SAN
13 17 (22.08%) CCA
13 17 (22.08%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
13 17 (22.08%) MCSE
13 17 (22.08%) ITIL
13 17 (22.08%) Thin Client
14 16 (20.78%) Cisco
14 16 (20.78%) VPN
15 15 (19.48%) NAS
16 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (16.88%) XenApp
17 13 (16.88%) Windows 7

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (9.09%) IIS
5 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.19%) JBoss
6 4 (5.19%) Apache
6 4 (5.19%) MQSeries
7 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.60%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (37.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 24 (31.17%) DNS
3 17 (22.08%) SAN
4 16 (20.78%) VPN
5 15 (19.48%) NAS
6 13 (16.88%) LAN
7 12 (15.58%) Wireless
8 11 (14.29%) WAN
9 10 (12.99%) DHCP
10 9 (11.69%) Network Security
11 8 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (10.39%) VLAN
11 8 (10.39%) IPsec
11 8 (10.39%) LDAP
12 7 (9.09%) HTTP
12 7 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (7.79%) tcpdump
13 6 (7.79%) Wireshark
13 6 (7.79%) OSPF
13 6 (7.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 6 (7.79%) Retail
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Consultant
1 17 (22.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Administrator
4 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Support Technician
6 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Network Specialist
6 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Technician
7 4 (5.19%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.90%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Network Support
8 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) IT Support
9 2 (2.60%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) J2EE
1 4 (5.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Thin Client
1 17 (22.08%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.19%) Replication
2 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) Open Source
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 2 (2.60%) SCADA
4 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.30%) SecurID
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (67.53%) Windows
2 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (22.08%) Windows Vista
5 13 (16.88%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.29%) Linux
6 11 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.49%) UNIX
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.09%) Network Design
5 6 (7.79%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (7.79%) Performance Management
6 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.49%) Migration
7 4 (5.19%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.19%) OO
7 4 (5.19%) Cyber Security
7 4 (5.19%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.19%) Information Assurance
7 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.19%) Multithreading
7 4 (5.19%) BCP
8 3 (3.90%) Information Security
9 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.60%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 7 (9.09%) C
3 6 (7.79%) Python
4 4 (5.19%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) Perl
5 3 (3.90%) C++
6 2 (2.60%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (27.27%) Degree
3 18 (23.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (22.08%) MCITP
4 17 (22.08%) CCA
4 17 (22.08%) Citrix Certification
4 17 (22.08%) MCSE
5 7 (9.09%) MCSA
5 7 (9.09%) MCP
6 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (6.49%) CCNA
8 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.19%) HND
8 4 (5.19%) CCNP
9 3 (3.90%) CCSA
10 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (35.06%) Active Directory
3 13 (16.88%) XenApp
4 10 (12.99%) vSphere
5 9 (11.69%) VMware ESX
6 7 (9.09%) XenServer
6 7 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 7 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.19%) Samba
8 3 (3.90%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.90%) UAG
8 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.19%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.90%) SCCM
3 3 (3.90%) SCOM
3 3 (3.90%) SCSM
Vendors
1 49 (63.64%) VMware
2 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
3 35 (45.45%) Citrix
4 16 (20.78%) Cisco
5 9 (11.69%) HP
5 9 (11.69%) CheckPoint
5 9 (11.69%) SonicWALL
6 8 (10.39%) Veeam
6 8 (10.39%) F5
6 8 (10.39%) EMC
7 7 (9.09%) Dell
8 6 (7.79%) Remedy
8 6 (7.79%) SAP
8 6 (7.79%) ServiceNow
9 4 (5.19%) Oracle
9 4 (5.19%) Juniper
9 4 (5.19%) NetApp
9 4 (5.19%) AppSense
9 4 (5.19%) Webroot
9 4 (5.19%) TIBCO
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