The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 12 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 12.50% 8.20% 29.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 58.33% 29.41% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 8
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 21.43% 27.87% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 11
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Bedfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (54.55%) F5
5 5 (45.45%) Network Management
5 5 (45.45%) Process Improvement
5 5 (45.45%) HSRP
5 5 (45.45%) HP NNM
5 5 (45.45%) Wireless
5 5 (45.45%) DWDM
5 5 (45.45%) MPLS
5 5 (45.45%) OSPF
5 5 (45.45%) BGP
5 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
5 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
5 5 (45.45%) Change Management
5 5 (45.45%) RIP
5 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
5 5 (45.45%) MS Office
5 5 (45.45%) SSL
6 4 (36.36%) Network Design
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (18.18%) Lync
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) RIP
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) DWDM
2 5 (45.45%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) OSPF
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) HSRP
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Network Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Network Management
2 5 (45.45%) Process Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Network Design
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) MCTS
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) CCA
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
1 2 (18.18%) XenServer
1 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP NNM
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 7 (63.64%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) CommVault
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) AppSense
4 2 (18.18%) LANDesk