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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 9 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 19.30% 6.06% 23.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 68.75% 66.67% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 21
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 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
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
16 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 28.07% 9.09% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 25
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 22 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (88.24%) Cisco
1 15 (88.24%) Juniper
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) HP
2 14 (82.35%) CCNP
3 13 (76.47%) VPN
3 13 (76.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (76.47%) F5
4 12 (70.59%) Network Management
4 12 (70.59%) HSRP
4 12 (70.59%) Wireless
4 12 (70.59%) Service Delivery
4 12 (70.59%) Finance
4 12 (70.59%) DWDM
4 12 (70.59%) MPLS
4 12 (70.59%) OSPF
4 12 (70.59%) BGP
4 12 (70.59%) EIGRP
4 12 (70.59%) HP NNM
4 12 (70.59%) SSL
4 12 (70.59%) RIP
4 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
5 10 (58.82%) MS Visio
5 10 (58.82%) MS Office
5 10 (58.82%) Change Management
5 10 (58.82%) Process Improvement
6 8 (47.06%) PRINCE
6 8 (47.06%) Banking
6 8 (47.06%) ITIL
6 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Lync
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Visio
1 10 (58.82%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) VPN
2 12 (70.59%) HSRP
2 12 (70.59%) Wireless
2 12 (70.59%) DWDM
2 12 (70.59%) MPLS
2 12 (70.59%) OSPF
2 12 (70.59%) BGP
2 12 (70.59%) EIGRP
2 12 (70.59%) SSL
2 12 (70.59%) RIP
2 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Designer
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (70.59%) Network Management
2 12 (70.59%) Service Delivery
3 10 (58.82%) Change Management
3 10 (58.82%) Process Improvement
4 8 (47.06%) PRINCE
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2
5 6 (35.29%) Network Design
6 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CCA
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) XenApp
1 2 (11.76%) XenServer
1 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) HP NNM
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
1 15 (88.24%) Juniper
2 14 (82.35%) HP
3 13 (76.47%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) AppSense
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint