Period
to 18 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 44 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +36
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 36 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.68% 5.33% 5.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.62% 33.64% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 58
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +10.00% -5.41%
10th Percentile £25,100 £26,500 £25,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £42,500 £53,625
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -4.71%

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 111 107 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 17.00% 15.85% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 79 100 164
Suffolk median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% +10.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £23,950 £22,488 £24,475
90th Percentile £75,000 £47,675 £57,500
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 August 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 August 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 -11 6 £76,250 +81.55% 2
Bury St Edmunds +13 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Stowmarket - 2 £45,000 -
Newmarket +2 1 £27,500 -5.17%
Lowestoft - 1 £20,252 -
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 13 (54.17%) Linux
5 11 (45.83%) Java
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
5 11 (45.83%) Puppet
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) C
8 8 (33.33%) MCSE
8 8 (33.33%) VPN
8 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 8 (33.33%) vSphere
9 7 (29.17%) Android
9 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (29.17%) CCNA
9 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
9 7 (29.17%) .NET
10 6 (25.00%) C#
10 6 (25.00%) C++
10 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (25.00%) PHP
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
10 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (25.00%) 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 (25.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (16.67%) IaaS
4 3 (12.50%) Office 365
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (41.67%) DNS
3 8 (33.33%) VPN
4 6 (25.00%) HTTP
4 6 (25.00%) SAN
4 6 (25.00%) SSL
5 5 (20.83%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (16.67%) DHCP
6 4 (16.67%) Network Security
7 3 (12.50%) IPsec
8 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (8.33%) VoIP
8 2 (8.33%) Wireless
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.17%) DMARC
9 1 (4.17%) DSL
9 1 (4.17%) Internet
9 1 (4.17%) Skype
9 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (25.00%) Big Data
2 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (25.00%) MySQL
3 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 6 (25.00%) CodeSonar
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) git-flow
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
1 6 (25.00%) Robot Framework
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Java Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Technician
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
1 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (25.00%) Django
2 6 (25.00%) Java EE
2 6 (25.00%) LAMP
2 6 (25.00%) Node.js
2 6 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (25.00%) REST
2 6 (25.00%) SOAP
2 6 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (25.00%) STL
3 5 (20.83%) JSON
3 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.33%) PKI
5 1 (4.17%) CMDB
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Android
4 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 6 (25.00%) Unix
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) API Design
1 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (25.00%) High Availability
1 6 (25.00%) Kanban
1 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (25.00%) Scrum
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (25.00%) User Stories
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) SDLC
2 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
1 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
2 8 (33.33%) C
3 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) C++
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 6 (25.00%) PHP
3 6 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) MCSE
2 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) CCNA
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (25.00%) CISSP
4 6 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (25.00%) GIAC
4 6 (25.00%) Linux+ Certification
4 6 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (25.00%) SANS
4 6 (25.00%) SSCP
5 5 (20.83%) Sun Certification
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (8.33%) MCSA
8 1 (4.17%) CCA
8 1 (4.17%) CCNP
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) vSphere
2 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) Docker
4 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) Salt
3 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
5 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
5 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
5 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (4.17%) Nagios
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM
5 1 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (4.17%) Simpana
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) CommVault
5 1 (4.17%) ESET
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas