The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 53 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.21% 6.05% 4.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 30.40% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 27
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
80 125 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.06% 19.90% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 74 97 106
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £22,650 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Dorset

Firewall
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -8 9 £67,500 +80.00%
Weymouth - 4 £37,500 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 32 (69.57%) LAN
1 32 (69.57%) VPN
2 29 (63.04%) VLAN
3 23 (50.00%) VMware
3 23 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (45.65%) IPsec
4 21 (45.65%) Cisco
4 21 (45.65%) ITIL
5 20 (43.48%) WAN
6 19 (41.30%) Windows
7 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
7 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
7 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
8 17 (36.96%) Citrix
8 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (36.96%) CCNP
8 17 (36.96%) CCNA
9 16 (34.78%) MS Office
9 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
12 13 (28.26%) XenApp
12 13 (28.26%) Skype for Business
12 13 (28.26%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (28.26%) Mac OS
12 13 (28.26%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (28.26%) Migration
12 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (28.26%) Data Centre

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (28.26%) Skype for Business
4 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Office
2 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (69.57%) LAN
1 32 (69.57%) VPN
2 29 (63.04%) VLAN
3 21 (45.65%) IPsec
4 20 (43.48%) WAN
5 13 (28.26%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (28.26%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
7 8 (17.39%) BGP
7 8 (17.39%) OSPF
8 5 (10.87%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (10.87%) HTTP
8 5 (10.87%) HTTPS
8 5 (10.87%) LDAP
8 5 (10.87%) NAS
9 4 (8.70%) FTP
9 4 (8.70%) Network Security
10 3 (6.52%) ISDN
10 3 (6.52%) VoIP
10 3 (6.52%) WLAN
General
1 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 15 (32.61%) Network Analyst
3 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
4 13 (28.26%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (28.26%) Senior Network Analyst
5 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (21.74%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) IT Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Unix Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Senior IT Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) Field Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Network Support
9 2 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 13 (28.26%) Mac OS
6 7 (15.22%) Linux
7 5 (10.87%) Unix
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) ITIL
2 13 (28.26%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.87%) Capacity Management
4 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.70%) BCP
5 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (4.35%) Network Design
8 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.17%) DNA
8 1 (2.17%) Line Management
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
8 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Perl
1 5 (10.87%) Python
2 4 (8.70%) C
2 4 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) CCNA
1 17 (36.96%) CCNP
1 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.57%) CCSA
3 8 (17.39%) CCSE
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (10.87%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) HND
6 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 13 (28.26%) XenApp
4 4 (8.70%) Samba
5 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) TrustSec
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Cisco
3 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
4 17 (36.96%) Citrix
5 9 (19.57%) Nokia
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.87%) Avaya
8 4 (8.70%) Juniper
9 3 (6.52%) NetApp
9 3 (6.52%) Nortel
10 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.17%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (2.17%) Remedy
11 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
11 1 (2.17%) Symantec