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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 61 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.42% 8.88% 12.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 34
Average salary £38,500 £38,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
97 45 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.29% 14.80% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 72 33 70
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) JSON
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) KVM
4 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Zenoss
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper