The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank - 65 53
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex - 2.51% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 25.58% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 37
Average salary - £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 86 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.91% 9.82% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 103 74 136
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Firewall
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Firewall Salary Trend in East Sussex

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Clustering
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) HSRP
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Multicast
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (20.00%) Network Management
5 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (20.00%) Veeam
5 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) VCP4

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) HSRP
5 2 (20.00%) Multicast
5 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) IPsec
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) BGP-4
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) IPv4
5 2 (20.00%) IPv6
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) BCP
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) VCP4
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) CCDP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Veeam
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) Wyse
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos
3 2 (20.00%) Websense
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (10.00%) F5