The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 10 43 66
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 75 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 19.43% 4.13% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 64.10% 17.71% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 62 11 8
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -31.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Firewall
West 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 Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
117 96 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 30.31% 23.30% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 102 84 121
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Firewall
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Crawley

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Crawley

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 66 (52.38%) Cisco
2 65 (51.59%) Windows
2 65 (51.59%) VMware
3 57 (45.24%) Data Centre
4 54 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 49 (38.89%) LAN
6 47 (37.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (36.51%) Linux
8 43 (34.13%) WAN
9 37 (29.37%) TCP/IP
9 37 (29.37%) Active Directory
9 37 (29.37%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 29 (23.02%) Microsoft
12 29 (23.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (22.22%) CCNP
13 28 (22.22%) MySQL
13 28 (22.22%) SAN
13 28 (22.22%) DNS
14 27 (21.43%) IIS
14 27 (21.43%) Migration
14 27 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (20.63%) PCI DSS
16 25 (19.84%) Citrix
17 24 (19.05%) SCCM
18 23 (18.25%) Apache
18 23 (18.25%) MS Exchange
19 22 (17.46%) VPN
19 22 (17.46%) UNIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 27 (21.43%) IIS
2 23 (18.25%) Apache
2 23 (18.25%) MS Exchange
3 22 (17.46%) Apache Solr
3 22 (17.46%) Tomcat
3 22 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (13.49%) Lync
4 17 (13.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) MS Office
2 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Symantec.cloud
2 2 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (38.89%) LAN
2 43 (34.13%) WAN
3 37 (29.37%) TCP/IP
4 28 (22.22%) DNS
4 28 (22.22%) SAN
5 27 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (17.46%) BIG-IP
6 22 (17.46%) VPN
7 20 (15.87%) DWDM
7 20 (15.87%) Wireshark
8 18 (14.29%) DHCP
9 16 (12.70%) Internet
10 13 (10.32%) VLAN
10 13 (10.32%) NAS
11 10 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (4.76%) Wireless
14 5 (3.97%) IPsec
14 5 (3.97%) OSPF
14 5 (3.97%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.22%) MySQL
3 13 (10.32%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.79%) Big Data
General
1 6 (4.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Network Engineer
2 23 (18.25%) Administrator
3 19 (15.08%) Support Engineer
4 18 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (13.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (13.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (11.90%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (10.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (10.32%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (7.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.76%) DBA
12 5 (3.97%) Architect
12 5 (3.97%) Analyst
12 5 (3.97%) UNIX Engineer
12 5 (3.97%) Information Analyst
12 5 (3.97%) UNIX Administrator
12 5 (3.97%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) .NET
1 13 (10.32%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 57 (45.24%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.49%) Clustering
3 16 (12.70%) Blackberry
4 10 (7.94%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.76%) Replication
6 4 (3.17%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.17%) PKI
6 4 (3.17%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 65 (51.59%) Windows
2 47 (37.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (36.51%) Linux
4 29 (23.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (17.46%) UNIX
6 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (12.70%) Mac OS X
7 16 (12.70%) Mac OS
8 7 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 27 (21.43%) Migration
3 18 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 17 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.49%) High Availability
5 15 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 14 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 13 (10.32%) Project Management
7 13 (10.32%) WAN Optimisation
7 13 (10.32%) Release Management
7 13 (10.32%) Patch Management
8 10 (7.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (7.94%) SDLC
8 10 (7.94%) Change Management
9 9 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 9 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
9 9 (7.14%) Network Architecture
9 9 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
9 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.49%) C
2 16 (12.70%) SQL
3 14 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (29.37%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (22.22%) CCNP
3 16 (12.70%) MCP
4 10 (7.94%) CCNA
5 6 (4.76%) CISSP
6 4 (3.17%) CISA
6 4 (3.17%) CRISC
7 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) CISM
8 1 (0.79%) CISMP
8 1 (0.79%) SSCP
8 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.63%) PCI DSS
2 10 (7.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 37 (29.37%) Active Directory
2 35 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.67%) vSphere
4 20 (15.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (10.32%) VMware ESX
5 13 (10.32%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (7.14%) ISA Server
7 7 (5.56%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (19.05%) SCCM
2 20 (15.87%) CiscoWorks
2 20 (15.87%) Cisco LMS
3 13 (10.32%) SCSM
3 13 (10.32%) ARCserve
3 13 (10.32%) WSUS
4 8 (6.35%) SCOM
5 4 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 66 (52.38%) Cisco
2 65 (51.59%) VMware
3 29 (23.02%) Microsoft
4 25 (19.84%) Citrix
5 21 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 21 (16.67%) hybris
6 20 (15.87%) F5
7 17 (13.49%) Dell
7 17 (13.49%) Dell Compellent
8 14 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 13 (10.32%) Riverbed
9 13 (10.32%) Lumension
9 13 (10.32%) Sophos
9 13 (10.32%) HP
10 11 (8.73%) CheckPoint
11 9 (7.14%) 3Com
12 7 (5.56%) NetApp
13 5 (3.97%) Avaya
13 5 (3.97%) Blue Coat
14 4 (3.17%) Brocade
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