The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 78 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.29% 0.80% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 7.23% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 18
Average salary £38,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £41,400 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 83 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 11.97% 11.01% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 97 68 109
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Brighton

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Brighton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
2 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (65.22%) SAN
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (34.78%) DHCP
6 8 (34.78%) DNS
6 8 (34.78%) VLAN
7 7 (30.43%) IIS
7 7 (30.43%) COM+
7 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
7 7 (30.43%) EMC
7 7 (30.43%) Citrix
7 7 (30.43%) Symantec
7 7 (30.43%) McAfee
7 7 (30.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
7 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (30.43%) SonicWALL
7 7 (30.43%) iSCSI
7 7 (30.43%) XenApp

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) SAN
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (34.78%) VLAN
3 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 8 (34.78%) DHCP
4 7 (30.43%) iSCSI
5 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) LAN
7 3 (13.04%) WAN
8 2 (8.70%) MPLS
9 1 (4.35%) OSPF
9 1 (4.35%) BGP
9 1 (4.35%) VRRP
9 1 (4.35%) SSL
9 1 (4.35%) IPv4
9 1 (4.35%) IPv6
9 1 (4.35%) SMTP
9 1 (4.35%) VoIP
9 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Support Technician
2 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Support
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Support Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) IT Support Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Support Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) COM+
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) CESG
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Debian
6 1 (4.35%) OpenBSD
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
1 7 (30.43%) Change Control
2 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
3 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
4 2 (8.70%) CCDP
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) XenApp
3 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
2 6 (26.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (26.09%) NetCrunch
3 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) Symantec
3 7 (30.43%) McAfee
3 7 (30.43%) EMC
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
3 7 (30.43%) SonicWALL
4 6 (26.09%) Splunk
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) Sourcefire
6 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint