The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 23 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.75% 2.44% 4.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.85% 29.63% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 16
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 £35,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 27 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 27.97% 8.23% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 56 23 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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
Suffolk

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 25 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 50 (79.37%) Windows
2 43 (68.25%) TCP/IP
3 41 (65.08%) VPN
3 41 (65.08%) DNS
4 38 (60.32%) SAN
5 37 (58.73%) Linux
6 34 (53.97%) Web Services
7 33 (52.38%) Shell Script
8 32 (50.79%) UNIX
8 32 (50.79%) PowerShell
9 30 (47.62%) Hyper-V
9 30 (47.62%) Active Directory
10 28 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
11 27 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
12 26 (41.27%) VMware ESXi
12 26 (41.27%) KVM
13 22 (34.92%) DHCP
13 22 (34.92%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (30.16%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (30.16%) Cisco
14 19 (30.16%) CCNP
15 18 (28.57%) CCNA
15 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
15 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
15 18 (28.57%) MCSE
15 18 (28.57%) Release Management
16 16 (25.40%) Network Security
17 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
18 14 (22.22%) Puppet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.17%) nginx
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 27 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) SaaS
3 3 (4.76%) Office 365
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (68.25%) TCP/IP
2 41 (65.08%) VPN
2 41 (65.08%) DNS
3 38 (60.32%) SAN
4 28 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
5 22 (34.92%) DHCP
6 16 (25.40%) Network Security
7 11 (17.46%) LAN
7 11 (17.46%) WAN
8 6 (9.52%) SSL
8 6 (9.52%) Wireless
8 6 (9.52%) IPsec
8 6 (9.52%) SSH
8 6 (9.52%) NAS
8 6 (9.52%) Wireshark
9 4 (6.35%) Kerberos
10 3 (4.76%) HTTP
10 3 (4.76%) SMTP
10 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (3.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.35%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Administrator
2 20 (31.75%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (22.22%) Architect
4 10 (15.87%) Security Architect
5 9 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (11.11%) Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Network Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Lead Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Security Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (9.52%) Lead Security Architect
8 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.97%) Web Services
2 10 (15.87%) XML
2 10 (15.87%) JSON
3 6 (9.52%) WSH
4 2 (3.17%) Middleware
4 2 (3.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Replication
2 6 (9.52%) PKI
2 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 50 (79.37%) Windows
2 37 (58.73%) Linux
3 32 (50.79%) UNIX
4 5 (7.94%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) Debian
6 2 (3.17%) AIX
6 2 (3.17%) Solaris
6 2 (3.17%) CentOS
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) VMS
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (28.57%) Release Management
3 12 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (19.05%) SIEM
3 12 (19.05%) Identity Management
4 11 (17.46%) Information Security
5 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
7 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.52%) ITIL
9 4 (6.35%) ERP
9 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.35%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.76%) DevOps
10 3 (4.76%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.76%) Scrum
10 3 (4.76%) Service Management
11 2 (3.17%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) Shell Script
2 32 (50.79%) PowerShell
3 13 (20.63%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.17%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) CCNP
1 19 (30.16%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (28.57%) CCNA
2 18 (28.57%) MCSE
3 8 (12.70%) Sun Certification
4 6 (9.52%) CCSA
4 6 (9.52%) CCSE
5 5 (7.94%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) MCP
6 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.17%) MCTS
6 2 (3.17%) MCITP
6 2 (3.17%) MCSA
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 30 (47.62%) Active Directory
1 30 (47.62%) Hyper-V
2 26 (41.27%) VMware ESXi
2 26 (41.27%) KVM
3 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Puppet
2 12 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Cisco
2 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.05%) VMware
4 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.52%) Sourcefire
6 3 (4.76%) NetApp
7 2 (3.17%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) Citrix
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.59%) F5
Ipswich, Suffolk
Willis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago