Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 79 48
Rank change year-on-year -4 -31 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 28 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.86% 2.60% 5.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.23% 17.61% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 73
Dorset median annual salary £31,320 £28,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.86% -1.75% -12.31%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,350 £19,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £46,500 £43,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,125
% change year-on-year +9.59% -1.68% +6.07%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 187 159 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 16.52% 14.75% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 170 149 234
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,200 £26,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Dorset

Firewall
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Dorset

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Dorset over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Dorset

Firewall
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +20 12 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Poole -13 5 £31,320 +6.17%
Weymouth -2 4 £28,750 -23.33% 1
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) VPN
3 6 (28.57%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) IPsec
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Office 365
5 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (19.05%) XenApp
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) CISSP
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (14.29%) MCSE
6 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 3 (14.29%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) SSCP
6 3 (14.29%) PKI
6 3 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (14.29%) Rapid7
6 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 6 (28.57%) VPN
2 5 (23.81%) IPsec
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 2 (9.52%) Skype
4 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (4.76%) Intranet
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support Technician
4 3 (14.29%) Network Technician
4 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 3 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
1 3 (14.29%) SIEM
1 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Presales
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Line Management
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
1 3 (14.29%) GIAC
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) SSCP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCSP
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 3 (14.29%) Rapid7
3 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.52%) Veeam
5 1 (4.76%) AppSense
5 1 (4.76%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Webroot