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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 44 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 39 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.78% 4.31% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.69% 27.46% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 20
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £21,250 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
128 142 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.45% 15.69% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 92 117 91
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -31.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +7 37 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 49 (61.25%) VMware
2 48 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (50.00%) Windows
4 38 (47.50%) Citrix
5 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 27 (33.75%) TCP/IP
7 26 (32.50%) MS Excel
7 26 (32.50%) Linux
8 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (30.00%) MCSE
9 24 (30.00%) Cisco
9 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
11 21 (26.25%) Bash Shell
11 21 (26.25%) Apache
11 21 (26.25%) Tomcat
11 21 (26.25%) MySQL
11 21 (26.25%) LAMP
12 20 (25.00%) Web Services
12 20 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (22.50%) Migration
14 17 (21.25%) LAN
15 16 (20.00%) Thin Client
15 16 (20.00%) CCA
15 16 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
15 16 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (20.00%) MCITP
15 16 (20.00%) Windows Vista
15 16 (20.00%) Fat Client

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (26.25%) Apache
1 21 (26.25%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (7.50%) Lync
5 4 (5.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 26 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.75%) TCP/IP
2 17 (21.25%) LAN
3 13 (16.25%) WAN
4 11 (13.75%) VPN
5 10 (12.50%) Wireless
5 10 (12.50%) IPsec
5 10 (12.50%) VoIP
6 9 (11.25%) PABX
7 7 (8.75%) VLAN
8 5 (6.25%) Internet
9 4 (5.00%) Network Security
9 4 (5.00%) NAS
9 4 (5.00%) HTTPS
9 4 (5.00%) LDAP
9 4 (5.00%) FTP
9 4 (5.00%) HTTP
10 3 (3.75%) WLAN
10 3 (3.75%) MPLS
11 2 (2.50%) SAN
12 1 (1.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.25%) Selenium
General
1 9 (11.25%) Local Government
2 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Systems Administrator
1 21 (26.25%) Administrator
1 21 (26.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 21 (26.25%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 16 (20.00%) Consultant
3 14 (17.50%) Architect
4 13 (16.25%) Technical Architect
5 9 (11.25%) Network Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Technician
10 2 (2.50%) Designer
10 2 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) LAMP
2 20 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 16 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 13 (16.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.00%) Windows
2 26 (32.50%) Linux
3 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (28.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 12 (15.00%) Fedora
6 12 (15.00%) CentOS
7 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.50%) Mac OS
10 4 (5.00%) UNIX
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Migration
2 13 (16.25%) Technical Architecture
2 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (13.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (11.25%) DevOps
4 9 (11.25%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 5 (6.25%) ITIL
6 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.00%) BCP
6 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.75%) Project Management
7 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.25%) Network Design
8 1 (1.25%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.25%) Bash Shell
2 13 (16.25%) SQL
3 12 (15.00%) Ruby
4 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.25%) C
6 4 (5.00%) Java
6 4 (5.00%) Perl
6 4 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) MCSE
1 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (20.00%) CCA
2 16 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 16 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (20.00%) MCITP
3 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.50%) CCNA
4 7 (8.75%) MCSA
5 6 (7.50%) Degree
6 4 (5.00%) HND
7 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.25%) CCNP
7 1 (1.25%) CCDA
7 1 (1.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) Xen
2 9 (11.25%) KVM
3 6 (7.50%) XenApp
4 4 (5.00%) Samba
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) Puppet
2 9 (11.25%) Vagrant
2 9 (11.25%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (61.25%) VMware
2 38 (47.50%) Citrix
3 32 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (30.00%) Cisco
5 12 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 11 (13.75%) Juniper
7 9 (11.25%) SonicWALL
8 4 (5.00%) NetApp
9 1 (1.25%) Symantec
9 1 (1.25%) HP
9 1 (1.25%) Avaya
9 1 (1.25%) Mitel
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
BAE
Posted: 2 days ago
Verwood, Dorset
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago