The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 37 51 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.98% 2.86% 7.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 23.53% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 19
Median salary £30,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%

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
16 51 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.92% 12.14% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12 51 49
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (57.14%) VPN
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
4 4 (28.57%) DBS Check
4 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 3 (21.43%) SIEM
5 3 (21.43%) COBIT
5 3 (21.43%) CISA
5 3 (21.43%) CISM
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) CISSP
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) MCP
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) MCSE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 2 (14.29%) IMAP
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) SMTP
5 1 (7.14%) ADSL
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
5 1 (7.14%) GPRS
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) PABX
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) GoCD
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
1 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) CCTV
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) SIEM
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Microservices
2 2 (14.29%) Presales
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Ticket Management
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Password Management
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) DBS Check
4 3 (21.43%) CISA
4 3 (21.43%) CISM
4 3 (21.43%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki