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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 30 49 57
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.15% 3.47% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 17.36% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 8
Median salary £30,000 £31,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -18.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 40 121 105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 13.84% 20.00% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 109 63
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +33 6 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Newmarket -2 5 £29,000 -7.93%
Bury St Edmunds -1 1 £45,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 22 (81.48%) VPN
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Linux
3 17 (62.96%) DNS
4 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 12 (44.44%) Juniper
5 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
5 11 (40.74%) DHCP
5 11 (40.74%) Blue Coat
5 11 (40.74%) F5
6 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (29.63%) CCNA
8 7 (25.93%) Internet
8 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (25.93%) Presales
9 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) HTTP
9 6 (22.22%) SMTP
9 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 6 (22.22%) MCSE
9 6 (22.22%) MS Office
10 5 (18.52%) MCP
10 5 (18.52%) MCSA
10 5 (18.52%) Unix
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco
10 5 (18.52%) HTTPS

Firewall
Top Related 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (18.52%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) VPN
2 17 (62.96%) DNS
3 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 11 (40.74%) DHCP
5 7 (25.93%) Internet
6 6 (22.22%) HTTP
6 6 (22.22%) SMTP
7 5 (18.52%) HTTPS
7 5 (18.52%) IMAP
8 3 (11.11%) Network Security
9 2 (7.41%) VLAN
9 2 (7.41%) Wireless
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (3.70%) DMVPN
10 1 (3.70%) GPRS
10 1 (3.70%) LAN
10 1 (3.70%) PABX
10 1 (3.70%) WAN
10 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) GoCD
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) IT Support
3 5 (18.52%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Presales Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (7.41%) Node.js
1 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) CCTV
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Linux
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Mac OS
3 5 (18.52%) Unix
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Debian
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Presales
2 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Ticket Management
3 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) Microservices
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) SIEM
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (3.70%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) C
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CCNA
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCSE
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (18.52%) A+ Certification
3 5 (18.52%) MCP
3 5 (18.52%) MCSA
3 5 (18.52%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) CCNP
5 3 (11.11%) CCSA
5 3 (11.11%) JNCIA
5 3 (11.11%) JNCIS
6 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
6 2 (7.41%) CISA
6 2 (7.41%) CISM
6 2 (7.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Juniper
2 11 (40.74%) Blue Coat
2 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
2 11 (40.74%) F5
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) Google
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
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