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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 43 37 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.10% 5.06% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.28% 31.88% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 10
Average salary £46,250 £75,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.33% +150.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £34,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £33,500
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
94 69 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.26% 15.86% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 70 63 90
Average salary £38,500 £48,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.79% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £31,500 £21,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Ipswich +2 16 £50,000 -35.48% 1
Newmarket - 2 £38,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) WAN
3 27 (61.36%) SAN
4 25 (56.82%) LAN
5 24 (54.55%) VPN
6 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
7 21 (47.73%) VMware
8 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
9 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (38.64%) Citrix
10 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
11 16 (36.36%) DNS
12 15 (34.09%) Linux
12 15 (34.09%) NAS
12 15 (34.09%) SIEM
13 14 (31.82%) Middleware
13 14 (31.82%) SQL
13 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
13 14 (31.82%) IIS
13 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
13 14 (31.82%) Load Balancing
13 14 (31.82%) Clustering
13 14 (31.82%) Identity Management
14 13 (29.55%) Finance
14 13 (29.55%) Asset Management
14 13 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (29.55%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (29.55%) Benchmarking
15 12 (27.27%) UNIX
16 11 (25.00%) Web Services

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (31.82%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Lync
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (65.91%) WAN
2 27 (61.36%) SAN
3 25 (56.82%) LAN
4 24 (54.55%) VPN
5 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
6 16 (36.36%) DNS
7 15 (34.09%) NAS
8 10 (22.73%) Network Security
9 8 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (13.64%) SSL
10 6 (13.64%) Wireless
10 6 (13.64%) IPsec
11 5 (11.36%) DHCP
12 4 (9.09%) SSH
13 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (6.82%) BGP
13 3 (6.82%) MPLS
14 2 (4.55%) VoIP
14 2 (4.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Architect
2 14 (31.82%) Security Architect
3 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Service Support Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Middleware
2 11 (25.00%) Web Services
2 11 (25.00%) XML
2 11 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Clustering
2 10 (22.73%) Replication
3 4 (9.09%) PKI
4 3 (6.82%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Linux
3 12 (27.27%) UNIX
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) SIEM
2 14 (31.82%) Load Balancing
2 14 (31.82%) Identity Management
3 13 (29.55%) Asset Management
3 13 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (29.55%) Benchmarking
4 7 (15.91%) Service Management
4 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.55%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.55%) Change Control
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.27%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
1 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) CCNP
3 6 (13.64%) Sun Certification
3 6 (13.64%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) CCSA
4 4 (9.09%) CCSE
5 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) CCIE
7 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.27%) CISSP
7 1 (2.27%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) vCloud
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Puppet
1 8 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) VMware
3 17 (38.64%) Citrix
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco
5 7 (15.91%) Juniper
6 6 (13.64%) Sourcefire
7 4 (9.09%) NetApp
7 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.82%) HP
9 2 (4.55%) EMC
9 2 (4.55%) McAfee
10 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.27%) NETGEAR
10 1 (2.27%) Siemens
10 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.27%) Dell
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