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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 26 57 33
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 9 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.62% 1.64% 5.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.98% 18.75% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 29
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,400 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
103 48 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.37% 8.76% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 87 44 106
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
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 21 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 21 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 +27 27 £45,000 +63.63%
Newmarket 0 3 £27,500 -26.17%
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 21 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 58 (84.06%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) TCP/IP
3 42 (60.87%) DNS
4 41 (59.42%) VPN
5 39 (56.52%) SAN
6 38 (55.07%) Linux
7 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
8 29 (42.03%) Web Services
8 29 (42.03%) Shell Script
9 27 (39.13%) UNIX
9 27 (39.13%) PowerShell
10 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
10 26 (37.68%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (36.23%) Hyper-V
12 24 (34.78%) DHCP
12 24 (34.78%) Reverse Proxy
13 22 (31.88%) VMware ESXi
13 22 (31.88%) KVM
14 20 (28.99%) LAN
14 20 (28.99%) WAN
15 19 (27.54%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (26.09%) Cisco
17 17 (24.64%) Finance
18 16 (23.19%) CCNP
18 16 (23.19%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (23.19%) VMware
18 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (21.74%) IIS
19 15 (21.74%) MCSE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 15 (21.74%) IIS
1 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.90%) nginx
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 26 (37.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) SaaS
3 2 (2.90%) Office 365
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (69.57%) TCP/IP
2 42 (60.87%) DNS
3 41 (59.42%) VPN
4 39 (56.52%) SAN
5 24 (34.78%) DHCP
5 24 (34.78%) Reverse Proxy
6 20 (28.99%) LAN
6 20 (28.99%) WAN
7 13 (18.84%) Network Security
8 11 (15.94%) NAS
8 11 (15.94%) SSH
9 9 (13.04%) Wireless
9 9 (13.04%) IPsec
9 9 (13.04%) SSL
10 6 (8.70%) Wireshark
11 5 (7.25%) HTTP
12 4 (5.80%) Kerberos
12 4 (5.80%) VoIP
13 3 (4.35%) SMTP
13 3 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.80%) MySQL
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.80%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Subversion
2 2 (2.90%) Maven
2 2 (2.90%) Ant
2 2 (2.90%) JUnit
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Administrator
2 15 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (18.84%) Network Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Security Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.59%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (11.59%) Security Architect
6 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (10.14%) Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.25%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Junior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Junior
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.03%) Web Services
2 11 (15.94%) XML
2 11 (15.94%) JSON
3 7 (10.14%) WSH
3 7 (10.14%) Middleware
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) COM
4 2 (2.90%) CSS
4 2 (2.90%) JSP
4 2 (2.90%) jQuery
4 2 (2.90%) Google Maps API
4 2 (2.90%) HTML5
4 2 (2.90%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.90%) Sass
4 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Replication
2 9 (13.04%) PKI
3 7 (10.14%) Clustering
4 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (84.06%) Windows
2 38 (55.07%) Linux
3 27 (39.13%) UNIX
4 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.80%) Debian
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) CentOS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.45%) AIX
7 1 (1.45%) Solaris
7 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.45%) VMS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (21.74%) Release Management
3 13 (18.84%) Load Balancing
4 11 (15.94%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (15.94%) Identity Management
5 10 (14.49%) SIEM
6 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.59%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (10.14%) Benchmarking
8 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
8 7 (10.14%) Asset Management
9 6 (8.70%) ITIL
10 5 (7.25%) DevOps
10 5 (7.25%) Information Security
11 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
11 4 (5.80%) ERP
11 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Shell Script
2 27 (39.13%) PowerShell
3 12 (17.39%) Java
3 12 (17.39%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.35%) Ruby
5 3 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
6 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) CCNP
1 16 (23.19%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (21.74%) CCNA
2 15 (21.74%) MCSE
3 9 (13.04%) CCSA
3 9 (13.04%) CCSE
4 7 (10.14%) Degree
4 7 (10.14%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.90%) MCSA
5 2 (2.90%) MCP
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.90%) MCTS
5 2 (2.90%) MCITP
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 36 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 25 (36.23%) Hyper-V
3 22 (31.88%) VMware ESXi
3 22 (31.88%) KVM
4 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Puppet
2 11 (15.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.90%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 2 (2.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) Cisco
3 16 (23.19%) VMware
4 10 (14.49%) CheckPoint
5 9 (13.04%) Sourcefire
6 7 (10.14%) Citrix
7 3 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.90%) Google
9 1 (1.45%) F5