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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 15 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 28 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.29% 1.98% 6.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 17.65% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 25
Average salary £45,000 £28,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.29% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
70 34 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.23% 11.22% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 61
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
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 18 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 26 (59.09%) VPN
4 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 23 (52.27%) SAN
6 21 (47.73%) DNS
6 21 (47.73%) WAN
7 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 19 (43.18%) LAN
9 15 (34.09%) Linux
9 15 (34.09%) Web Services
10 14 (31.82%) IIS
11 13 (29.55%) UNIX
11 13 (29.55%) Shell Script
11 13 (29.55%) Finance
11 13 (29.55%) VMware
11 13 (29.55%) Network Security
11 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
12 12 (27.27%) Sourcefire
12 12 (27.27%) Load Balancing
12 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
13 11 (25.00%) DHCP
13 11 (25.00%) Cisco
13 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
13 11 (25.00%) CCNP
13 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
13 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (31.82%) IIS
2 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 26 (59.09%) VPN
3 23 (52.27%) SAN
4 21 (47.73%) DNS
4 21 (47.73%) WAN
5 19 (43.18%) LAN
6 13 (29.55%) Network Security
7 11 (25.00%) DHCP
7 11 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (22.73%) NAS
8 10 (22.73%) Wireless
8 10 (22.73%) IPsec
8 10 (22.73%) SSH
8 10 (22.73%) SSL
9 4 (9.09%) Wireshark
9 4 (9.09%) Kerberos
10 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
10 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.55%) VoIP
11 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Security Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Developer
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Web Services
2 8 (18.18%) Middleware
3 7 (15.91%) WSH
4 5 (11.36%) XML
4 5 (11.36%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) PKI
2 8 (18.18%) Clustering
3 6 (13.64%) Replication
3 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Linux
3 13 (29.55%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (20.45%) Identity Management
3 9 (20.45%) SIEM
4 8 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 8 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (18.18%) Benchmarking
5 7 (15.91%) Release Management
5 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.36%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.09%) ERP
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.82%) DevOps
8 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.55%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Shell Script
1 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) CCNP
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (22.73%) CCSA
2 10 (22.73%) CCSE
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (18.18%) CCNA
4 8 (18.18%) MCSE
5 5 (11.36%) Degree
6 4 (9.09%) Sun Certification
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) MCTS
7 2 (4.55%) MCITP
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.55%) CCIE
7 2 (4.55%) MCSA
7 2 (4.55%) MCP
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (20.45%) KVM
4 9 (20.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
1 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) Sourcefire
4 11 (25.00%) Cisco
4 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) Juniper
6 2 (4.55%) McAfee
7 1 (2.27%) F5
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago