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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 27 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.76% 2.66% 7.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.54% 22.22% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 29
Average salary £50,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.41% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,875
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.19%
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
65 36 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.90% 11.96% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 60
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 42 (95.45%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 25 (56.82%) VPN
4 24 (54.55%) SAN
5 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
6 21 (47.73%) DNS
6 21 (47.73%) WAN
7 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 19 (43.18%) LAN
9 15 (34.09%) IIS
9 15 (34.09%) Linux
10 14 (31.82%) Web Services
10 14 (31.82%) Finance
10 14 (31.82%) VMware
10 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
11 13 (29.55%) Load Balancing
11 13 (29.55%) UNIX
12 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
12 12 (27.27%) Sourcefire
12 12 (27.27%) Network Security
13 11 (25.00%) NAS
13 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
13 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 10 (22.73%) SQL
14 10 (22.73%) SSL
14 10 (22.73%) Cisco
14 10 (22.73%) CCNP
14 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (22.73%) PKI

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 15 (34.09%) IIS
2 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 25 (56.82%) VPN
3 24 (54.55%) SAN
4 21 (47.73%) DNS
4 21 (47.73%) WAN
5 19 (43.18%) LAN
6 12 (27.27%) Network Security
7 11 (25.00%) NAS
8 10 (22.73%) SSL
8 10 (22.73%) Wireless
8 10 (22.73%) IPsec
8 10 (22.73%) SSH
9 9 (20.45%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (20.45%) DHCP
10 4 (9.09%) Kerberos
10 4 (9.09%) Wireshark
11 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.55%) VoIP
11 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
12 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Security Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Security Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Web Services
2 9 (20.45%) Middleware
3 7 (15.91%) JSON
3 7 (15.91%) XML
3 7 (15.91%) WSH
4 2 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) PKI
2 9 (20.45%) Clustering
3 7 (15.91%) Replication
4 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (95.45%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Linux
3 13 (29.55%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Load Balancing
2 9 (20.45%) SIEM
2 9 (20.45%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (20.45%) Benchmarking
2 9 (20.45%) Identity Management
2 9 (20.45%) Asset Management
2 9 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Release Management
6 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (9.09%) DevOps
6 4 (9.09%) ERP
6 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
7 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
2 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) CCNP
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (22.73%) CCSA
1 10 (22.73%) CCSE
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (15.91%) CCNA
3 7 (15.91%) MCSE
4 5 (11.36%) Degree
5 4 (9.09%) Sun Certification
6 2 (4.55%) MCSA
6 2 (4.55%) CCIE
6 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) MCP
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.55%) MCTS
6 2 (4.55%) MCITP
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (13.64%) KVM
5 1 (2.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Puppet
1 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) Sourcefire
4 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (22.73%) Cisco
6 9 (20.45%) Citrix
7 2 (4.55%) Juniper
7 2 (4.55%) McAfee
8 1 (2.27%) F5
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago