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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 17 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 28 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.02% 1.72% 4.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.33% 17.86% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 20
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
75 28 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.19% 9.62% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 62 25 68
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
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 22 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 37 (67.27%) TCP/IP
3 34 (61.82%) VPN
4 33 (60.00%) SAN
5 32 (58.18%) DNS
6 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
7 27 (49.09%) Linux
8 24 (43.64%) Web Services
8 24 (43.64%) Shell Script
9 22 (40.00%) UNIX
9 22 (40.00%) PowerShell
10 20 (36.36%) Hyper-V
10 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
11 19 (34.55%) Reverse Proxy
11 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (32.73%) LAN
12 18 (32.73%) WAN
13 17 (30.91%) DHCP
13 17 (30.91%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (30.91%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (30.91%) KVM
14 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (29.09%) VMware
15 14 (25.45%) CCNP
15 14 (25.45%) Cisco
15 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (23.64%) CCNA
16 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
16 13 (23.64%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
1 13 (23.64%) IIS
2 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) nginx
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) SaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (67.27%) TCP/IP
2 34 (61.82%) VPN
3 33 (60.00%) SAN
4 32 (58.18%) DNS
5 19 (34.55%) Reverse Proxy
6 18 (32.73%) LAN
6 18 (32.73%) WAN
7 17 (30.91%) DHCP
8 13 (23.64%) Network Security
9 11 (20.00%) NAS
10 10 (18.18%) SSL
10 10 (18.18%) Wireless
10 10 (18.18%) IPsec
10 10 (18.18%) SSH
11 6 (10.91%) Wireshark
12 4 (7.27%) Kerberos
13 3 (5.45%) HTTP
13 3 (5.45%) SMTP
14 2 (3.64%) VoIP
14 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.27%) PerformancePoint
2 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Administrator
2 13 (23.64%) Architect
2 13 (23.64%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (14.55%) Security Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.64%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) WSH
2 7 (12.73%) Middleware
3 6 (10.91%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) JSON
4 2 (3.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) PKI
2 8 (14.55%) Replication
3 7 (12.73%) Clustering
4 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) Linux
3 22 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) CentOS
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.82%) VMS
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (23.64%) Release Management
2 13 (23.64%) Load Balancing
3 10 (18.18%) SIEM
3 10 (18.18%) Identity Management
4 9 (16.36%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
6 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (12.73%) Benchmarking
6 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.91%) ITIL
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.27%) ERP
8 4 (7.27%) Information Security
8 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.45%) DevOps
9 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) Shell Script
2 22 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) CCNP
1 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (23.64%) CCNA
2 13 (23.64%) MCSE
3 10 (18.18%) CCSA
3 10 (18.18%) CCSE
4 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) Sun Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MCP
5 2 (3.64%) MCSA
5 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.64%) MCTS
5 2 (3.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 20 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 17 (30.91%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (30.91%) KVM
4 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Puppet
2 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) SCOM
3 2 (3.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.09%) VMware
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco
4 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (18.18%) Sourcefire
6 7 (12.73%) Citrix
7 2 (3.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) F5
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.82%) HP