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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 35 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 30 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.88% 2.42% 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.97% 23.44% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 24
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 64 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.87% 10.34% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 68 60 100
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 £31,900 £22,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +23 22 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bury St Edmunds -11 2 £31,000 -4.61%
Newmarket - 2 £27,500 - 1
Felixstowe - 1 £36,996 - 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 58 (76.32%) Windows
2 53 (69.74%) TCP/IP
3 50 (65.79%) DNS
4 47 (61.84%) VPN
5 46 (60.53%) Linux
6 44 (57.89%) SAN
7 39 (51.32%) Web Services
8 38 (50.00%) Shell Script
9 37 (48.68%) UNIX
9 37 (48.68%) PowerShell
10 36 (47.37%) Active Directory
11 35 (46.05%) Hyper-V
12 34 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
13 33 (43.42%) Reverse Proxy
14 31 (40.79%) VMware ESXi
14 31 (40.79%) KVM
15 28 (36.84%) DHCP
16 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
16 24 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (30.26%) Cisco
18 21 (27.63%) CCNP
18 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (26.32%) CCNA
19 20 (26.32%) MCSE
19 20 (26.32%) MS Exchange
19 20 (26.32%) Release Management
20 17 (22.37%) Network Security
20 17 (22.37%) Puppet
21 16 (21.05%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (13.16%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.63%) nginx
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 34 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) SaaS
3 3 (3.95%) Office 365
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (69.74%) TCP/IP
2 50 (65.79%) DNS
3 47 (61.84%) VPN
4 44 (57.89%) SAN
5 33 (43.42%) Reverse Proxy
6 28 (36.84%) DHCP
7 17 (22.37%) Network Security
8 12 (15.79%) LAN
8 12 (15.79%) WAN
9 7 (9.21%) SSH
10 6 (7.89%) NAS
10 6 (7.89%) Wireshark
11 5 (6.58%) HTTP
11 5 (6.58%) Wireless
11 5 (6.58%) IPsec
11 5 (6.58%) SSL
12 4 (5.26%) Kerberos
12 4 (5.26%) VoIP
13 3 (3.95%) SMTP
13 3 (3.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (3.95%) MySQL
5 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 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Administrator
2 22 (28.95%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (18.42%) Architect
4 10 (13.16%) Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Security Architect
5 9 (11.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.84%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (9.21%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Lead Architect
7 6 (7.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (7.89%) Lead Security Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (51.32%) Web Services
2 15 (19.74%) XML
2 15 (19.74%) JSON
3 6 (7.89%) WSH
4 2 (2.63%) Middleware
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.63%) COM
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) JSP
4 2 (2.63%) jQuery
4 2 (2.63%) Google Maps API
4 2 (2.63%) HTML5
4 2 (2.63%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.63%) Sass
4 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Replication
2 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.58%) PKI
4 3 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (76.32%) Windows
2 46 (60.53%) Linux
3 37 (48.68%) UNIX
4 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.95%) CentOS
5 3 (3.95%) Debian
6 2 (2.63%) AIX
6 2 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.32%) VMS
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (26.32%) Release Management
3 14 (18.42%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (18.42%) Identity Management
4 13 (17.11%) Information Security
5 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 12 (15.79%) SIEM
6 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.89%) ITIL
9 5 (6.58%) DevOps
10 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (5.26%) ERP
10 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.95%) Scrum
11 3 (3.95%) Service Management
11 3 (3.95%) TOGAF
11 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 37 (48.68%) PowerShell
3 16 (21.05%) SQL
4 15 (19.74%) Java
5 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.26%) Perl
7 3 (3.95%) Ruby
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) CCNP
1 21 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (26.32%) CCNA
2 20 (26.32%) MCSE
3 10 (13.16%) Sun Certification
4 7 (9.21%) Degree
5 5 (6.58%) CCSA
5 5 (6.58%) CCSE
6 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.63%) MCTS
6 2 (2.63%) MCITP
6 2 (2.63%) MCP
6 2 (2.63%) MCSA
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 36 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 35 (46.05%) Hyper-V
3 31 (40.79%) VMware ESXi
3 31 (40.79%) KVM
4 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) Puppet
2 15 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.63%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 23 (30.26%) Cisco
3 12 (15.79%) VMware
4 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.58%) Sourcefire
6 4 (5.26%) HP
7 3 (3.95%) NetApp
8 2 (2.63%) Citrix
8 2 (2.63%) Google
9 1 (1.32%) F5
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Willis
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Felixstowe
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Salary: £35000.00 - £38992.00 per annum
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