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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 56 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.04% 5.30% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 36.23% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 13
Average salary £38,500 £60,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +120.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £35,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £77,500 £36,100
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
99 69 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.40% 14.62% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 64 48 63
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £34,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £76,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -24 4 £45,000 -25.61%
Newmarket - 4 £38,500 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) WAN
2 25 (64.10%) SAN
3 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
3 22 (56.41%) VMware
4 20 (51.28%) LAN
5 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (46.15%) VPN
7 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
8 16 (41.03%) SQL
9 15 (38.46%) Linux
9 15 (38.46%) DNS
10 14 (35.90%) Citrix
11 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
12 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
12 12 (30.77%) SIEM
13 11 (28.21%) NAS
13 11 (28.21%) UNIX
13 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
13 11 (28.21%) IIS
13 11 (28.21%) XML
13 11 (28.21%) JSON
14 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
14 10 (25.64%) Clustering
14 10 (25.64%) Identity Management
14 10 (25.64%) Finance
14 10 (25.64%) Replication
14 10 (25.64%) Middleware
14 10 (25.64%) Web Services
15 9 (23.08%) Cisco

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (28.21%) IIS
2 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.26%) Lync
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) WAN
1 25 (64.10%) SAN
2 20 (51.28%) LAN
3 18 (46.15%) VPN
4 15 (38.46%) DNS
5 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 11 (28.21%) NAS
7 7 (17.95%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (17.95%) Network Security
8 4 (10.26%) BGP
8 4 (10.26%) MPLS
8 4 (10.26%) DHCP
9 3 (7.69%) VoIP
9 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (5.13%) EIGRP
10 2 (5.13%) Wireless
10 2 (5.13%) IPsec
10 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (5.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Architect
2 10 (25.64%) Security Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) XML
1 11 (28.21%) JSON
2 10 (25.64%) Web Services
2 10 (25.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Replication
1 10 (25.64%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 11 (28.21%) UNIX
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) SIEM
2 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
2 10 (25.64%) Identity Management
3 9 (23.08%) Benchmarking
3 9 (23.08%) Asset Management
3 9 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (17.95%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.95%) Service Management
4 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) CCNP
3 6 (15.38%) Sun Certification
4 5 (12.82%) CCNA
5 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) CISSP
6 2 (5.13%) CCIE
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.69%) vCloud
5 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Puppet
1 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (12.82%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
1 22 (56.41%) VMware
2 14 (35.90%) Citrix
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) Juniper
5 6 (15.38%) NetApp
6 5 (12.82%) HP
7 4 (10.26%) EMC
8 2 (5.13%) Dell
8 2 (5.13%) Sourcefire
8 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.13%) McAfee
9 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.56%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.56%) Siemens