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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 2 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 28.57% 2.17% 7.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 84.21% 14.29% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 7
Average salary £40,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
19 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 33.93% 15.22% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 19
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 11 (61.11%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) MPLS
3 9 (50.00%) LAN
3 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) DHCP
3 9 (50.00%) VPLS
4 7 (38.89%) MCSE
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (33.33%) Change Management
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Network Design
5 6 (33.33%) Network Security
6 5 (27.78%) CEH
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) SIEM
6 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Information Security
6 5 (27.78%) Back Office
6 5 (27.78%) BT
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) Ethernet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) DHCP
3 9 (50.00%) VPLS
3 9 (50.00%) LAN
3 9 (50.00%) MPLS
4 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) VoIP
8 2 (11.11%) H.323
8 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
8 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.56%) VPN
9 1 (5.56%) CTI
9 1 (5.56%) 3G
9 1 (5.56%) WLAN
9 1 (5.56%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Back Office
3 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Information Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Security Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Network Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Design Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Design Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Project Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Change Management
1 6 (33.33%) Network Design
2 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (27.78%) SIEM
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security
2 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCNP
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (38.89%) MCSE
3 5 (27.78%) CEH
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) BT
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Splunk
4 2 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 2 (11.11%) Veeam
4 2 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.56%) HP