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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 35 34 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +32
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 27 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.88% 6.26% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.47% 31.96% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 10
Average salary £50,000 £75,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
106 97 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.09% 19.60% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 79 85 93
Average salary £43,000 £48,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,300 £22,200
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 December 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 December 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 +9 25 £50,000 -35.48%
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 53 (86.89%) Windows
2 39 (63.93%) WAN
3 37 (60.66%) VPN
4 36 (59.02%) LAN
4 36 (59.02%) SAN
5 32 (52.46%) TCP/IP
6 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
7 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
8 24 (39.34%) Linux
8 24 (39.34%) DNS
9 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
10 21 (34.43%) IIS
10 21 (34.43%) VMware
11 20 (32.79%) Citrix
12 19 (31.15%) Finance
12 19 (31.15%) Load Balancing
12 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (31.15%) NAS
13 18 (29.51%) Middleware
13 18 (29.51%) Identity Management
13 18 (29.51%) Clustering
13 18 (29.51%) SIEM
14 17 (27.87%) Benchmarking
14 17 (27.87%) Asset Management
14 17 (27.87%) Penetration Testing
14 17 (27.87%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (26.23%) UNIX
15 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
16 15 (24.59%) Web Services
16 15 (24.59%) XML

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (34.43%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) SaaS
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (63.93%) WAN
2 37 (60.66%) VPN
3 36 (59.02%) SAN
3 36 (59.02%) LAN
4 32 (52.46%) TCP/IP
5 24 (39.34%) DNS
6 19 (31.15%) NAS
7 15 (24.59%) Network Security
8 12 (19.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (19.67%) Wireless
8 12 (19.67%) IPsec
8 12 (19.67%) SSH
8 12 (19.67%) SSL
9 9 (14.75%) DHCP
10 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.28%) VLAN
11 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
11 2 (3.28%) HTTP
11 2 (3.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Ant
1 2 (3.28%) JUnit
1 2 (3.28%) Subversion
1 2 (3.28%) Maven
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Architect
2 19 (31.15%) Network Engineer
3 17 (27.87%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (26.23%) Security Architect
5 11 (18.03%) Security Engineer
5 11 (18.03%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Junior
6 5 (8.20%) Junior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Network Support
9 1 (1.64%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) Middleware
2 15 (24.59%) JSON
2 15 (24.59%) Web Services
2 15 (24.59%) XML
3 4 (6.56%) WSH
4 2 (3.28%) HTML
4 2 (3.28%) CSS
4 2 (3.28%) JSP
4 2 (3.28%) jQuery
4 2 (3.28%) Google Maps API
4 2 (3.28%) HTML5
4 2 (3.28%) Backbone.js
4 2 (3.28%) Sass
4 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Clustering
2 13 (21.31%) Replication
3 10 (16.39%) PKI
4 3 (4.92%) Open Source
4 3 (4.92%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 53 (86.89%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) Linux
3 16 (26.23%) UNIX
4 2 (3.28%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.64%) Debian
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.64%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Load Balancing
2 18 (29.51%) SIEM
2 18 (29.51%) Identity Management
3 17 (27.87%) Benchmarking
3 17 (27.87%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (27.87%) Asset Management
3 17 (27.87%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (14.75%) Service Management
5 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.48%) ITIL
7 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.84%) DevOps
8 4 (6.56%) ERP
8 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.92%) Validation
9 3 (4.92%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.28%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
2 14 (22.95%) SQL
2 14 (22.95%) Shell Script
3 11 (18.03%) Java
4 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) CCSA
1 10 (16.39%) CCSE
2 9 (14.75%) CCNP
2 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.75%) Sun Certification
3 6 (9.84%) CCNA
4 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) MCSE
5 2 (3.28%) CCIE
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.92%) vCloud
4 3 (4.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Puppet
1 11 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 21 (34.43%) VMware
3 20 (32.79%) Citrix
4 12 (19.67%) Sourcefire
5 10 (16.39%) CheckPoint
6 9 (14.75%) Cisco
7 7 (11.48%) Juniper
8 2 (3.28%) NetApp
8 2 (3.28%) McAfee
8 2 (3.28%) Google
9 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.64%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.64%) F5
9 1 (1.64%) HP
9 1 (1.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.64%) Siemens
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat