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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 55 32
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 36 12 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.39% 2.17% 6.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 23.53% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 38
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £73,550 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
108 51 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.17% 9.22% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 91 48 109
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +28 28 £45,000 +59.29% 1
Newmarket 0 4 £27,500 -26.17%
Bury St Edmunds +4 2 £31,000 -4.61%
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 19 September 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 48 (85.71%) Windows
2 37 (66.07%) TCP/IP
3 31 (55.36%) VPN
4 28 (50.00%) DNS
4 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 25 (44.64%) SAN
6 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 24 (42.86%) WAN
7 23 (41.07%) Linux
8 22 (39.29%) LAN
9 17 (30.36%) DHCP
10 16 (28.57%) IIS
10 16 (28.57%) Web Services
11 14 (25.00%) Finance
11 14 (25.00%) UNIX
11 14 (25.00%) Shell Script
11 14 (25.00%) Network Security
11 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (23.21%) Cisco
12 13 (23.21%) VMware
13 12 (21.43%) SSH
13 12 (21.43%) Sourcefire
13 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
13 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
13 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
13 12 (21.43%) Reverse Proxy
14 11 (19.64%) Performance Tuning

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (28.57%) IIS
2 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.57%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (66.07%) TCP/IP
2 31 (55.36%) VPN
3 28 (50.00%) DNS
4 25 (44.64%) SAN
5 24 (42.86%) WAN
6 22 (39.29%) LAN
7 17 (30.36%) DHCP
8 14 (25.00%) Network Security
9 12 (21.43%) Reverse Proxy
9 12 (21.43%) SSH
10 10 (17.86%) Wireless
10 10 (17.86%) IPsec
10 10 (17.86%) SSL
10 10 (17.86%) NAS
11 4 (7.14%) Wireshark
11 4 (7.14%) Kerberos
11 4 (7.14%) VoIP
12 2 (3.57%) Internet
12 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
2 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Ant
1 2 (3.57%) JUnit
1 2 (3.57%) Subversion
1 2 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Administrator
3 10 (17.86%) Security Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Security Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Junior
7 5 (8.93%) Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Junior Network Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) Web Services
2 8 (14.29%) XML
2 8 (14.29%) Middleware
2 8 (14.29%) JSON
3 7 (12.50%) WSH
4 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) COM
4 2 (3.57%) CSS
4 2 (3.57%) JSP
4 2 (3.57%) jQuery
4 2 (3.57%) Google Maps API
4 2 (3.57%) HTML5
4 2 (3.57%) Backbone.js
4 2 (3.57%) Sass
4 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) PKI
2 8 (14.29%) Clustering
3 7 (12.50%) Replication
4 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 48 (85.71%) Windows
2 23 (41.07%) Linux
3 14 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Debian
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 11 (19.64%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (17.86%) Identity Management
4 9 (16.07%) SIEM
5 8 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 8 (14.29%) Benchmarking
6 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.50%) Release Management
7 5 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (8.93%) DevOps
7 5 (8.93%) ITIL
8 4 (7.14%) ERP
8 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.36%) Information Security
10 2 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.07%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (5.36%) Ruby
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) CCNP
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.86%) CCSA
2 10 (17.86%) CCSE
3 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (14.29%) CCNA
4 8 (14.29%) MCSE
5 7 (12.50%) Degree
6 4 (7.14%) Sun Certification
7 2 (3.57%) MCSA
7 2 (3.57%) CCIE
7 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) MCP
7 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.57%) MCTS
7 2 (3.57%) MCITP
8 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (17.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Puppet
1 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) VMware
2 13 (23.21%) Cisco
3 12 (21.43%) Sourcefire
4 11 (19.64%) CheckPoint
5 8 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Juniper
6 2 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Google
6 2 (3.57%) McAfee
7 1 (1.79%) F5
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago