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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 33 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.33% 2.44% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.74% 18.99% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 20
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £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
95 79 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.47% 12.82% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85 63 97
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 25 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Poole - 3 £25,000 -
Wareham -4 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Weymouth - 2 £33,500 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 47 (68.12%) VMware
2 45 (65.22%) Windows
3 43 (62.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (57.97%) Microsoft
5 39 (56.52%) TCP/IP
6 37 (53.62%) Citrix
7 29 (42.03%) MS Excel
8 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (27.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (26.09%) MCITP
11 18 (26.09%) Windows Vista
11 18 (26.09%) Fat Client
11 18 (26.09%) Thin Client
11 18 (26.09%) MCSE
11 18 (26.09%) CCA
11 18 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
12 16 (23.19%) DNS
12 16 (23.19%) SAN
13 15 (21.74%) Cisco
14 14 (20.29%) VPN
14 14 (20.29%) Degree
15 13 (18.84%) XenApp
15 13 (18.84%) HP
15 13 (18.84%) ITIL
16 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
16 12 (17.39%) NAS
16 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.80%) MQSeries
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
6 1 (1.45%) Lync
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (42.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.45%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (56.52%) TCP/IP
2 16 (23.19%) DNS
2 16 (23.19%) SAN
3 14 (20.29%) VPN
4 12 (17.39%) NAS
5 8 (11.59%) IPsec
5 8 (11.59%) HTTP
6 7 (10.14%) Network Security
6 7 (10.14%) Wireless
7 6 (8.70%) LAN
7 6 (8.70%) DHCP
7 6 (8.70%) Wireshark
7 6 (8.70%) tcpdump
8 5 (7.25%) VLAN
8 5 (7.25%) WAN
8 5 (7.25%) LDAP
8 5 (7.25%) Internet
9 4 (5.80%) BGP
9 4 (5.80%) OSPF
9 4 (5.80%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Selenium
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Local Government
3 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 18 (26.09%) Consultant
2 9 (13.04%) Administrator
3 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Technician
5 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Security Architect
8 2 (2.90%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) J2EE
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Fat Client
1 18 (26.09%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.35%) Open Source
3 3 (4.35%) PKI
4 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.90%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.90%) SCADA
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.45%) SecurID
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 45 (65.22%) Windows
2 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (26.09%) Windows Vista
5 11 (15.94%) Linux
6 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.25%) UNIX
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) CentOS
9 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (7.25%) Cyber Security
4 5 (7.25%) Capacity Management
4 5 (7.25%) Information Assurance
4 5 (7.25%) Performance Management
4 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
4 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity
4 5 (7.25%) OO
4 5 (7.25%) Migration
5 4 (5.80%) BCP
5 4 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.35%) Information Security
7 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Python
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) C
3 4 (5.80%) Perl
3 4 (5.80%) C++
3 4 (5.80%) Java
4 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.90%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (27.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (26.09%) MCITP
3 18 (26.09%) MCSE
3 18 (26.09%) CCA
3 18 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (20.29%) Degree
5 7 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.70%) CCNA
7 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.80%) HND
8 4 (5.80%) CCNP
9 3 (4.35%) CCSA
10 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.90%) MCP
10 2 (2.90%) MCSA
10 2 (2.90%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (62.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 13 (18.84%) XenApp
4 10 (14.49%) VMware ESX
4 10 (14.49%) vSphere
5 7 (10.14%) XenServer
5 7 (10.14%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.80%) Samba
8 3 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (4.35%) UAG
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (5.80%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.35%) SCSM
2 3 (4.35%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (68.12%) VMware
2 40 (57.97%) Microsoft
3 37 (53.62%) Citrix
4 15 (21.74%) Cisco
5 13 (18.84%) HP
6 10 (14.49%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.59%) F5
8 7 (10.14%) SonicWALL
8 7 (10.14%) Dell
9 6 (8.70%) SAP
9 6 (8.70%) EMC
9 6 (8.70%) Veeam
10 5 (7.25%) Juniper
11 4 (5.80%) NetApp
11 4 (5.80%) Nokia
11 4 (5.80%) Symantec
11 4 (5.80%) AppSense
11 4 (5.80%) Webroot
12 2 (2.90%) Remedy
12 2 (2.90%) McAfee
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Overtime + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Package
Posted: 18 days ago