Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 46 44
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 32 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.31% 5.18% 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 38.55% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 47
Suffolk median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,475 £23,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £45,000 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £44,925 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.06% +5.71% -

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 Suffolk with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 104 83 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 19.12% 13.43% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 68 79 146
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +10.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £23,600 £22,600 £25,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Suffolk

Firewall
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Suffolk

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Suffolk over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Suffolk

Firewall
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -3 3 £72,500 +81.25%
Bury St Edmunds +8 2 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Newmarket -2 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Lowestoft - 1 £20,252 -
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (44.44%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) C
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 8 (44.44%) vSphere
4 8 (44.44%) Puppet
5 7 (38.89%) Android
5 7 (38.89%) MCSE
5 7 (38.89%) CCNA
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
6 6 (33.33%) CISSP
6 6 (33.33%) SSCP
6 6 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (33.33%) Linux+ Certification
6 6 (33.33%) LAMP
6 6 (33.33%) GIAC
6 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) SSL
6 6 (33.33%) HTTP
6 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (33.33%) SOAP

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 6 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) HTTP
2 6 (33.33%) SSL
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) IPsec
6 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 2 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) VoIP
6 2 (11.11%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.56%) DMARC
7 1 (5.56%) Internet
7 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 6 (33.33%) Big Data
2 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 6 (33.33%) CodeSonar
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) git-flow
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
1 6 (33.33%) Robot Framework
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Architect
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 6 (33.33%) Django
1 6 (33.33%) Java EE
1 6 (33.33%) LAMP
1 6 (33.33%) Node.js
1 6 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (33.33%) REST
1 6 (33.33%) SOAP
1 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
1 6 (33.33%) STL
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Android
4 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) API Design
1 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (33.33%) Kanban
1 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (33.33%) Scrum
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 6 (33.33%) User Stories
2 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C
1 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 6 (33.33%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) CCNA
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) MCSE
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (33.33%) CISSP
3 6 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (33.33%) GIAC
3 6 (33.33%) Linux+ Certification
3 6 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (33.33%) SANS
3 6 (33.33%) SSCP
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Sun Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CCA
5 1 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) vSphere
2 6 (33.33%) Docker
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
2 6 (33.33%) Salt
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) SCOM
4 1 (5.56%) Simpana
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) CommVault
5 1 (5.56%) ESET
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas