The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 63 40
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 33 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.91% 1.20% 4.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.38% 13.21% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 29
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £40,000 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 53 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.02% 9.06% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 76 48 109
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
East of England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +29 23 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Newmarket - 3 £27,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £31,000 -
Felixstowe - 1 £36,996 -
Woodbridge - 1 £20,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 61 (80.26%) Windows
2 54 (71.05%) TCP/IP
3 50 (65.79%) DNS
4 48 (63.16%) VPN
5 46 (60.53%) Linux
6 44 (57.89%) SAN
7 37 (48.68%) Active Directory
7 37 (48.68%) Shell Script
7 37 (48.68%) Web Services
8 35 (46.05%) UNIX
8 35 (46.05%) PowerShell
9 33 (43.42%) Hyper-V
10 32 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (42.11%) Reverse Proxy
11 30 (39.47%) VMware ESXi
11 30 (39.47%) KVM
12 28 (36.84%) DHCP
13 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
14 23 (30.26%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (28.95%) Cisco
16 20 (26.32%) CCNP
16 20 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (26.32%) MS Exchange
17 19 (25.00%) MCSE
17 19 (25.00%) CCNA
17 19 (25.00%) Release Management
18 17 (22.37%) Puppet
19 16 (21.05%) WAN
19 16 (21.05%) LAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 20 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.79%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.63%) Apache
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 32 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) SaaS
3 2 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (71.05%) TCP/IP
2 50 (65.79%) DNS
3 48 (63.16%) VPN
4 44 (57.89%) SAN
5 32 (42.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 28 (36.84%) DHCP
7 16 (21.05%) WAN
7 16 (21.05%) LAN
8 15 (19.74%) Network Security
9 9 (11.84%) SSH
10 8 (10.53%) NAS
11 7 (9.21%) SSL
11 7 (9.21%) Wireless
11 7 (9.21%) IPsec
12 6 (7.89%) Wireshark
13 5 (6.58%) HTTP
14 4 (5.26%) Kerberos
14 4 (5.26%) VoIP
15 3 (3.95%) Internet
15 3 (3.95%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.26%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Subversion
2 2 (2.63%) Maven
2 2 (2.63%) Ant
2 2 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Administrator
2 20 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (18.42%) Architect
4 11 (14.47%) Network Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Security Architect
6 9 (11.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (11.84%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (9.21%) Security Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) UNIX Administrator
8 6 (7.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Lead Security Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Lead Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.68%) Web Services
2 15 (19.74%) XML
2 15 (19.74%) JSON
3 7 (9.21%) WSH
4 4 (5.26%) Middleware
5 2 (2.63%) COM
5 2 (2.63%) CSS
5 2 (2.63%) JSP
5 2 (2.63%) HTML
5 2 (2.63%) jQuery
5 2 (2.63%) Google Maps API
5 2 (2.63%) HTML5
5 2 (2.63%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.63%) Sass
5 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Replication
2 7 (9.21%) PKI
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Clustering
5 3 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 61 (80.26%) Windows
2 46 (60.53%) Linux
3 35 (46.05%) UNIX
4 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.26%) Debian
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) CentOS
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.32%) AIX
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
7 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (25.00%) Release Management
3 13 (17.11%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (15.79%) Identity Management
4 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 11 (14.47%) SIEM
6 10 (13.16%) Load Balancing
7 9 (11.84%) Information Security
8 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.89%) ITIL
10 5 (6.58%) DevOps
10 5 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
11 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.26%) Benchmarking
11 4 (5.26%) ERP
11 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
11 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) Shell Script
2 35 (46.05%) PowerShell
3 16 (21.05%) SQL
4 15 (19.74%) Java
5 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.95%) Perl
6 3 (3.95%) Ruby
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) CCNP
1 20 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (25.00%) MCSE
2 19 (25.00%) CCNA
3 10 (13.16%) Sun Certification
4 7 (9.21%) Degree
4 7 (9.21%) CCSE
4 7 (9.21%) CCSA
5 2 (2.63%) MCTS
5 2 (2.63%) MCITP
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
5 2 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 37 (48.68%) Active Directory
2 33 (43.42%) Hyper-V
3 30 (39.47%) VMware ESXi
3 30 (39.47%) KVM
4 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) Puppet
2 15 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) SCOM
3 2 (2.63%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.95%) Cisco
3 13 (17.11%) VMware
4 8 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.21%) Sourcefire
6 4 (5.26%) Citrix
7 3 (3.95%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) Google
8 2 (2.63%) NetApp
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.32%) F5