The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 54 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.58% 3.54% 6.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% 20.37% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 15
Average salary £57,500 £46,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -40.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firewall
Suffolk

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

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.39% 17.36% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 48
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Firewall
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Ipswich

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 21 (87.50%) Android
2 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) MCSE
2 20 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (83.33%) CCNA
3 19 (79.17%) CISSP
3 19 (79.17%) STL
3 19 (79.17%) C
3 19 (79.17%) C#
3 19 (79.17%) C++
3 19 (79.17%) Java
3 19 (79.17%) Reverse Engineering
3 19 (79.17%) Hadoop
3 19 (79.17%) Multithreading
3 19 (79.17%) Ethical Hacking
3 19 (79.17%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (79.17%) Java EE
3 19 (79.17%) SSCP
3 19 (79.17%) Telecoms
3 19 (79.17%) Linux+ Certification
3 19 (79.17%) GIAC
3 19 (79.17%) Objective-C
3 19 (79.17%) Apache Hive
3 19 (79.17%) Apple iOS
3 19 (79.17%) Big Data
3 19 (79.17%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (79.17%) Apache Pig
3 19 (79.17%) Mobile Development

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 19 (79.17%) Apache Pig
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.33%) IPv6
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) IPsec
4 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) Apache Hive
1 19 (79.17%) Big Data
1 19 (79.17%) Hadoop
General
1 19 (79.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Lead Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Principal Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Software Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) Java EE
1 19 (79.17%) STL
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Cybercrime
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Android
2 20 (83.33%) Linux
3 19 (79.17%) Apple iOS
4 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Cybersecurity
1 19 (79.17%) Ethical Hacking
1 19 (79.17%) Mobile Development
1 19 (79.17%) Multithreading
1 19 (79.17%) Penetration Testing
1 19 (79.17%) Reverse Engineering
2 18 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (50.00%) Coaching
4 11 (45.83%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C
1 19 (79.17%) C#
1 19 (79.17%) C++
1 19 (79.17%) Java
1 19 (79.17%) Objective-C
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Tcl
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) CCNA
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (83.33%) MCSE
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (79.17%) CISSP
2 19 (79.17%) GIAC
2 19 (79.17%) Linux+ Certification
2 19 (79.17%) SANS
2 19 (79.17%) SSCP
3 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) KVM
3 1 (4.17%) vCloud
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) F5
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) IBM