Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 44 56
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.69% 3.43% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.14% 38.46% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 24
Ipswich median annual salary £33,875 £30,480 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.14% -39.04% -
10th Percentile £27,844 £27,500 £36,050
90th Percentile £51,875 £53,875 £77,500
Suffolk median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +41.67% -40.00% -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28 39 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 8.36% 8.92% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 90
Ipswich median annual salary £40,000 £30,480 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.23% -7.64% -17.50%
10th Percentile £21,750 £24,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £60,000 £61,250
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -20.00%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning

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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Security Penetration Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Security Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) KVM
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp