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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 13 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 2.33% 4.08% 12.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 28.57% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
3 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 6.98% 14.29% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) Back Office
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Meraki
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 3 (50.00%) Presales
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Windows

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
1 3 (50.00%) VPLS
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Presales Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Presales Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Presales Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Switch Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Presales Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
1 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Meraki
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
2 3 (50.00%) VMware