Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 53 51
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.59% 3.67% 3.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.63% 23.68% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 30
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £33,740 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.55% -19.19% -14.36%
10th Percentile £26,650 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

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 64 152 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.29% 15.51% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 62 127 118
Suffolk median annual salary £39,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.14% +7.69% -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,763 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,875 £62,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +18 18 £38,500 -
Bury St Edmunds +16 2 £41,250 +3.13%
Newmarket +1 1 £29,000 - 1
Haverhill - 1 £27,500 -
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) CCNA
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (57.69%) VoIP
3 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 12 (46.15%) VPN
4 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 9 (34.62%) ADSL
5 9 (34.62%) Wireless
5 9 (34.62%) Network Security
5 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
5 9 (34.62%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
6 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
6 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 8 (30.77%) IPsec
6 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 8 (30.77%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
6 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (30.77%) BCP
6 8 (30.77%) Broadband
6 8 (30.77%) Windows
6 8 (30.77%) SSL
7 7 (26.92%) Avaya
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco CME
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco CUCM

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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) VoIP
2 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 12 (46.15%) VPN
3 9 (34.62%) ADSL
3 9 (34.62%) Network Security
3 9 (34.62%) Wireless
4 8 (30.77%) Broadband
4 8 (30.77%) IPsec
4 8 (30.77%) SSL
5 7 (26.92%) IP Telephony
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (15.38%) DHCP
7 4 (15.38%) DNS
8 3 (11.54%) NetScreen
8 3 (11.54%) SAN
9 2 (7.69%) Internet
9 2 (7.69%) LAN
9 2 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Operations Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Network Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
4 3 (11.54%) Network Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Support
5 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (30.77%) BCP
2 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
2 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) CCNA
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) KVM
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco CME
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (15.38%) TrustSec
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) Avaya
5 5 (19.23%) F5
6 4 (15.38%) Juniper
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.69%) NetApp
8 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat