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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 10 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 13.33% 10.00% 8.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 45.45% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 8
Average salary £48,750 £37,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £36,834
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,950 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
14 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 31.11% 22.00% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 27
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -0.66%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (100.00%) RIP
1 17 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 17 (100.00%) VPN
1 17 (100.00%) SSL
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) CCNP
1 17 (100.00%) HP
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Juniper
1 17 (100.00%) DWDM
1 17 (100.00%) MPLS
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
1 17 (100.00%) BGP
1 17 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 17 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (100.00%) Wireless
1 17 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 17 (100.00%) HP NNM
1 17 (100.00%) Network Management
1 17 (100.00%) F5
1 17 (100.00%) HSRP
2 14 (82.35%) Process Improvement
2 14 (82.35%) Change Management
2 14 (82.35%) Banking
2 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 14 (82.35%) PRINCE
2 14 (82.35%) SLA
2 14 (82.35%) MS Office
2 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 14 (82.35%) PRINCE2

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (82.35%) MS Office
1 14 (82.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) RIP
1 17 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 17 (100.00%) VPN
1 17 (100.00%) SSL
1 17 (100.00%) DWDM
1 17 (100.00%) MPLS
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
1 17 (100.00%) BGP
1 17 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 17 (100.00%) Wireless
1 17 (100.00%) HSRP
General
1 14 (82.35%) Banking
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Specialist
2 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 17 (100.00%) Network Management
2 14 (82.35%) Process Improvement
2 14 (82.35%) Change Management
2 14 (82.35%) PRINCE
2 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 14 (82.35%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CCNP
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) HP
1 17 (100.00%) Juniper
1 17 (100.00%) F5