Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 40 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 +36
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 28 40 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.33% 5.72% 5.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.78% 32.26% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 54
Suffolk median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% +14.07% -12.34%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £42,000 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -3.19%

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 113 124 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 17.47% 17.74% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 189
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,550 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £72,550 £47,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -22 12 £76,250 +98.05% 1
Bury St Edmunds +16 8 £42,500 - 1
Stowmarket - 2 £45,000 -
Lowestoft - 1 £20,252 -
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) DNS
3 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 14 (50.00%) SAN
5 13 (46.43%) VPN
5 13 (46.43%) Linux
6 12 (42.86%) Unix
6 12 (42.86%) SQL
6 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
7 11 (39.29%) Java
7 11 (39.29%) ITIL
7 11 (39.29%) TOGAF
7 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
7 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (39.29%) Puppet
8 10 (35.71%) High Availability
8 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
8 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 10 (35.71%) JSON
8 10 (35.71%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (35.71%) Replication
8 10 (35.71%) Web Services
8 10 (35.71%) XML
8 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
8 10 (35.71%) Sun Certification
9 9 (32.14%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (32.14%) Service Management

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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (32.14%) IaaS
4 3 (10.71%) Office 365
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) DNS
1 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 14 (50.00%) SAN
3 13 (46.43%) VPN
4 10 (35.71%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (21.43%) Network Security
6 5 (17.86%) VoIP
6 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 4 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (10.71%) ADSL
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.71%) Internet
8 3 (10.71%) IPsec
8 3 (10.71%) LAN
8 3 (10.71%) WAN
8 3 (10.71%) WLAN
9 2 (7.14%) DSL
9 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.14%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
1 2 (7.14%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.57%) CodeSonar
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) git-flow
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Architect
1 9 (32.14%) AWS Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Release Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) JSON
1 10 (35.71%) Web Services
1 10 (35.71%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) Django
4 1 (3.57%) Java EE
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Replication
2 9 (32.14%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) CMDB
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 12 (42.86%) Unix
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Android
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) TOGAF
3 10 (35.71%) High Availability
3 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 9 (32.14%) Service Management
5 6 (21.43%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) Network Management
7 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Data Privacy
7 3 (10.71%) Network Design
8 2 (7.14%) BCP
8 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.14%) CMMI
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (7.14%) Presales
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) C
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Sun Certification
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (17.86%) CCNA
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (14.29%) CCNP
6 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) MCSE
6 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) MCSA
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (3.57%) CCA
8 1 (3.57%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (3.57%) CISSP
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (3.57%) CREST Certified
8 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
8 1 (3.57%) OSCP
8 1 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.57%) Docker
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Puppet
2 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Salt
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) Simpana
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) CommVault
5 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas