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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 10 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 15.49% 6.45% 21.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.00% 66.67% 82.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 19
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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
20 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 28.17% 9.68% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 22
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 17 (94.44%) HP
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) CCNP
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (88.89%) Juniper
2 16 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (83.33%) Wireless
3 15 (83.33%) Service Delivery
3 15 (83.33%) HP NNM
3 15 (83.33%) DWDM
3 15 (83.33%) MPLS
3 15 (83.33%) OSPF
3 15 (83.33%) BGP
3 15 (83.33%) EIGRP
3 15 (83.33%) SSL
3 15 (83.33%) RIP
3 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 15 (83.33%) VPN
3 15 (83.33%) Network Management
3 15 (83.33%) F5
3 15 (83.33%) HSRP
4 11 (61.11%) Finance
5 10 (55.56%) Change Management
5 10 (55.56%) MS Visio
5 10 (55.56%) MS Office
5 10 (55.56%) Process Improvement
6 9 (50.00%) ITIL
6 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (50.00%) SLA
6 9 (50.00%) Banking

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Visio
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Wireless
1 15 (83.33%) DWDM
1 15 (83.33%) MPLS
1 15 (83.33%) OSPF
1 15 (83.33%) BGP
1 15 (83.33%) EIGRP
1 15 (83.33%) SSL
1 15 (83.33%) RIP
1 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 15 (83.33%) VPN
1 15 (83.33%) HSRP
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 15 (83.33%) Network Management
3 10 (55.56%) Change Management
3 10 (55.56%) Process Improvement
4 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (50.00%) PRINCE
5 7 (38.89%) Network Design
6 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) CCNP
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) MCTS
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) XenApp
1 2 (11.11%) XenServer
1 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) HP NNM
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) HP
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) Juniper
3 15 (83.33%) F5
4 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 2 (11.11%) CommVault
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) AppSense
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix