Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 59 78
Rank change year-on-year +25 +19 -55
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 5.35% 2.22% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 14.16% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 14
Ipswich median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% +8.53% -24.12%
10th Percentile £35,825 £32,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £42,000 £57,000 £44,625
Suffolk median annual salary £38,500 £33,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.07% -12.34% -6.67%

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 50 113 158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 13.37% 15.65% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 50 103 115
Ipswich median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,486
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.37% -16.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £20,700
90th Percentile £57,750 £62,500 £48,750
Suffolk median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -12.50%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Ipswich

Firewall
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Ipswich.

Salary trend for Firewall in Ipswich

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Ipswich over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 19 (95.00%) CCNA
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (75.00%) VPN
3 15 (75.00%) VoIP
3 15 (75.00%) Wireless
3 15 (75.00%) BCP
3 15 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 15 (75.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 14 (70.00%) Cisco CME
4 14 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (70.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (70.00%) Avaya
5 13 (65.00%) ADSL
5 13 (65.00%) Broadband
5 13 (65.00%) SSL
5 13 (65.00%) IPsec
5 13 (65.00%) Business Continuity
5 13 (65.00%) IP Telephony
5 13 (65.00%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (65.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 13 (65.00%) Network Security
5 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (50.00%) VMware

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (75.00%) VoIP
2 15 (75.00%) VPN
2 15 (75.00%) Wireless
3 13 (65.00%) ADSL
3 13 (65.00%) Broadband
3 13 (65.00%) IP Telephony
3 13 (65.00%) IPsec
3 13 (65.00%) Network Security
3 13 (65.00%) SSL
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (35.00%) NetScreen
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) HTTP
7 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
7 1 (5.00%) IMAP
7 1 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Operations Specialist
1 8 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (75.00%) BCP
2 15 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 15 (75.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 13 (65.00%) Business Continuity
3 13 (65.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 13 (65.00%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 8 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) Presales
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) CCNA
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco CME
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Avaya
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Juniper
5 8 (40.00%) Palo Alto
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) arcserve
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Veeam
8 1 (5.00%) Google
8 1 (5.00%) NetApp
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