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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 36 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.46% 4.26% 10.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.92% 34.21% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 22
Median salary £30,480 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.09% +2.77%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
37 38 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.03% 12.46% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 53
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 September 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 6 (42.86%) Unix
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
6 4 (28.57%) DBS Check
6 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) Puppet
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (21.43%) JSON
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) Juniper
7 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Sophos
7 3 (21.43%) CISSP
8 2 (14.29%) VoIP
8 2 (14.29%) WLAN

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 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) WLAN
5 1 (7.14%) ADSL
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) H.323
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (7.14%) L2TP
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) PPTP
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Support
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) STL
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Cybercrime
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) SIEM
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) DBS Check
4 3 (21.43%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) CISA
5 2 (14.29%) CISM
6 1 (7.14%) GIAC
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (7.14%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (7.14%) SANS
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) SSCP
6 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) Sophos
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Meraki