The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 14 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 11.59% 8.47% 23.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.06% 38.46% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 25
Average salary £47,500 £42,250 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.42% -22.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
Firewall
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 24.64% 22.03% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 36
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% -27.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Firewall
Salary Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Dunstable region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Dunstable

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (78.57%) Change Management
2 11 (78.57%) Wireless
2 11 (78.57%) HP
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) Juniper
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) CCNP
2 11 (78.57%) MS Office
2 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 11 (78.57%) MS Visio
2 11 (78.57%) RIP
2 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (78.57%) VPN
2 11 (78.57%) SSL
2 11 (78.57%) DWDM
2 11 (78.57%) MPLS
2 11 (78.57%) OSPF
2 11 (78.57%) BGP
2 11 (78.57%) EIGRP
2 11 (78.57%) HP NNM
2 11 (78.57%) Network Management
2 11 (78.57%) HSRP
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (42.86%) SLA
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) F5
3 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Office
1 11 (78.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Wireless
1 11 (78.57%) RIP
1 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
1 11 (78.57%) VPN
1 11 (78.57%) SSL
1 11 (78.57%) DWDM
1 11 (78.57%) MPLS
1 11 (78.57%) OSPF
1 11 (78.57%) BGP
1 11 (78.57%) EIGRP
1 11 (78.57%) HSRP
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (35.71%) VRRP
3 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Change Management
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
1 11 (78.57%) Network Management
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE
2 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 6 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (78.57%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) HP
1 11 (78.57%) Juniper
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) F5