The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 35 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 4.51% 1.20% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 7.41% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -37.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Dorset

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

Communications & Networking Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 30.83% 16.27% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 19
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Firewall
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Poole

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) XenApp
3 7 (70.00%) XenServer
3 7 (70.00%) XenDesktop
3 7 (70.00%) NAS
4 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) SonicWALL
4 6 (60.00%) Veeam
4 6 (60.00%) SAP
4 6 (60.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) Dell
4 6 (60.00%) EMC
4 6 (60.00%) vSphere
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) Symantec
6 4 (40.00%) AppSense
6 4 (40.00%) Webroot

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) NAS
4 6 (60.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) XenApp
3 7 (70.00%) XenServer
3 7 (70.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (60.00%) vSphere
4 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (30.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
2 3 (30.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Dell
3 6 (60.00%) EMC
3 6 (60.00%) SonicWALL
3 6 (60.00%) Veeam
3 6 (60.00%) SAP
4 4 (40.00%) AppSense
4 4 (40.00%) Webroot
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec