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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 14 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 4.65% 7.14% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 66.67% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £65,000 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 11.63% 10.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 16
Average salary £65,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) 3PAR