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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 45 18 47
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +29
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.65% 10.43% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.64% 36.36% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 6
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
56 66 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.49% 28.70% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 54 55 21
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) SMTP
4 6 (40.00%) HTTP
4 6 (40.00%) Wireless
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) VoIP
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (26.67%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (26.67%) Software Licensing
6 4 (26.67%) MCP
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
6 4 (26.67%) SSL
6 4 (26.67%) DSL
6 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Vista

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Google Apps
2 2 (13.33%) Dropbox
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) HTTP
3 6 (40.00%) SMTP
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) VoIP
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) DSL
5 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
5 4 (26.67%) SSL
5 4 (26.67%) IMAP
5 4 (26.67%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) SSH
8 1 (6.67%) LAN
8 1 (6.67%) WAN
8 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Vista
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (26.67%) Software Licensing
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNA
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCP
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) KVM
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
Ipswich
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago