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 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 60 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 34 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.38% 5.93% 9.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.77% 41.98% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 60
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £76,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
133 81 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.34% 14.14% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 107 43 134
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Newmarket - 5 £27,500 -
Ipswich -36 2 £38,500 -0.64%
Haverhill - 1 £52,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) DNS
3 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
5 10 (43.48%) VPN
6 9 (39.13%) WAN
7 8 (34.78%) DHCP
7 8 (34.78%) SAN
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
9 6 (26.09%) Juniper
9 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
9 6 (26.09%) LAN
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
10 5 (21.74%) WSUS
10 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
10 5 (21.74%) F5
11 4 (17.39%) BYOD
11 4 (17.39%) NetApp
11 4 (17.39%) EMC
11 4 (17.39%) HP
11 4 (17.39%) CCNP
11 4 (17.39%) Web Services
11 4 (17.39%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) Lync
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) DNS
2 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (43.48%) VPN
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 8 (34.78%) DHCP
4 8 (34.78%) SAN
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security
6 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (8.70%) DMVPN
7 2 (8.70%) BGP
7 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
7 2 (8.70%) MPLS
7 2 (8.70%) VoIP
8 1 (4.35%) NAS
8 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (4.35%) HTTP
8 1 (4.35%) Internet
8 1 (4.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Security Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) BYOD
2 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) SIEM
2 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
3 2 (8.70%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) OSCP
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) KVM
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Zenoss
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
4 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 5 (21.74%) F5
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 4 (17.39%) EMC
5 4 (17.39%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.35%) Dell