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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 8 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 13.33% 2.44% 14.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 16.67% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 12
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
Firewall
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 26.67% 14.63% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 15
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Firewall
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Sussex

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) CEH
2 2 (33.33%) VPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) BT
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) VPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) CTI
3 1 (16.67%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Information Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) BT
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk