The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 34 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.70% 3.76% 7.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.00% 25.61% 41.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 38
Average salary £52,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £28,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Firewall
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 82 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.93% 14.70% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 78 74 98
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 £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Firewall
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Suffolk region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Suffolk

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Firewall
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +14 22 £54,000 -30.32% 1
Newmarket -2 1 £27,500 -26.17%
Woodbridge - 1 £20,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 51 (89.47%) Windows
2 35 (61.40%) TCP/IP
3 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
4 28 (49.12%) VPN
4 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
4 28 (49.12%) SAN
4 28 (49.12%) WAN
5 26 (45.61%) LAN
5 26 (45.61%) DNS
6 21 (36.84%) Linux
6 21 (36.84%) IIS
7 18 (31.58%) Finance
7 18 (31.58%) VMware
7 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (29.82%) Load Balancing
8 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
9 15 (26.32%) NAS
10 13 (22.81%) SIEM
10 13 (22.81%) Clustering
10 13 (22.81%) Identity Management
10 13 (22.81%) Middleware
10 13 (22.81%) Citrix
10 13 (22.81%) Web Services
11 12 (21.05%) SQL
11 12 (21.05%) DHCP
11 12 (21.05%) UNIX
11 12 (21.05%) Benchmarking
11 12 (21.05%) Asset Management
11 12 (21.05%) SSH
11 12 (21.05%) Sourcefire

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 21 (36.84%) IIS
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) SaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (61.40%) TCP/IP
2 28 (49.12%) VPN
2 28 (49.12%) WAN
2 28 (49.12%) SAN
3 26 (45.61%) LAN
3 26 (45.61%) DNS
4 15 (26.32%) NAS
5 12 (21.05%) Network Security
5 12 (21.05%) DHCP
5 12 (21.05%) SSH
6 10 (17.54%) Wireless
6 10 (17.54%) IPsec
6 10 (17.54%) SSL
7 8 (14.04%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (7.02%) VoIP
8 4 (7.02%) Kerberos
8 4 (7.02%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.51%) VLAN
9 2 (3.51%) Internet
9 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.02%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Ant
1 2 (3.51%) JUnit
1 2 (3.51%) Subversion
1 2 (3.51%) Maven
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Architect
1 15 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (19.30%) Security Architect
4 10 (17.54%) Security Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Junior
6 5 (8.77%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Junior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) SharePoint Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) Middleware
1 13 (22.81%) Web Services
2 11 (19.30%) XML
2 11 (19.30%) JSON
3 7 (12.28%) WSH
4 2 (3.51%) HTML
4 2 (3.51%) COM
4 2 (3.51%) CSS
4 2 (3.51%) JSP
4 2 (3.51%) jQuery
4 2 (3.51%) Google Maps API
4 2 (3.51%) HTML5
4 2 (3.51%) Backbone.js
4 2 (3.51%) Sass
4 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Clustering
2 10 (17.54%) PKI
3 9 (15.79%) Replication
4 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Open Source
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 51 (89.47%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) Linux
3 12 (21.05%) UNIX
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) CentOS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Debian
6 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Load Balancing
2 13 (22.81%) SIEM
2 13 (22.81%) Identity Management
3 12 (21.05%) Benchmarking
3 12 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 12 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
4 7 (12.28%) ITIL
5 6 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (10.53%) DevOps
6 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.02%) ERP
6 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.02%) Service Management
6 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.26%) Validation
7 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
1 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
3 7 (12.28%) Java
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) Ruby
5 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.51%) Perl
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) CCSA
1 10 (17.54%) CCSE
2 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) CCNP
2 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.77%) Sun Certification
4 4 (7.02%) CCNA
4 4 (7.02%) MCSE
5 2 (3.51%) MCSA
5 2 (3.51%) CCIE
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) MCP
5 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.51%) MCTS
5 2 (3.51%) MCITP
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.02%) KVM
5 2 (3.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Puppet
1 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) VMware
3 13 (22.81%) Citrix
4 12 (21.05%) Sourcefire
5 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
6 9 (15.79%) Cisco
7 2 (3.51%) McAfee
7 2 (3.51%) Google
7 2 (3.51%) Juniper
7 2 (3.51%) HP
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.75%) F5
Ipswich, Suffolk
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southwold, Suffolk
Adnams
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago