Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 48 72
Rank change year-on-year -43 +24 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 61 85 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.69% 4.69% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.24% 40.28% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 86 65
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 216 211 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 9.54% 11.63% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 196 204 288
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,225 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall 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 in East Sussex.

Salary trend for Firewall in East Sussex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in East Sussex over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in East Sussex

Firewall
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -48 41 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Eastbourne - 1 £60,000 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 24 (39.34%) CISSP
1 24 (39.34%) CISM
1 24 (39.34%) SIEM
2 23 (37.70%) Finance
3 22 (36.07%) Cisco
4 21 (34.43%) Linux
4 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
5 20 (32.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (32.79%) Windows
5 20 (32.79%) CISA
5 20 (32.79%) CEH
6 19 (31.15%) WAN
7 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (29.51%) CCNA
8 16 (26.23%) CCNP
8 16 (26.23%) BGP
8 16 (26.23%) DNS
9 15 (24.59%) VPN
9 15 (24.59%) CCIE
10 14 (22.95%) Palo Alto
11 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
11 13 (21.31%) L2TP
11 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
12 12 (19.67%) SonicWALL
13 11 (18.03%) SMTP
13 11 (18.03%) FreeBSD
13 11 (18.03%) DNA
13 11 (18.03%) ITIL
13 11 (18.03%) MPLS
14 10 (16.39%) DHCP

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.48%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) Drupal
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) WAN
2 16 (26.23%) BGP
2 16 (26.23%) DNS
3 15 (24.59%) VPN
4 13 (21.31%) L2TP
4 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
5 11 (18.03%) MPLS
5 11 (18.03%) SMTP
6 10 (16.39%) DHCP
7 9 (14.75%) LAN
8 6 (9.84%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (8.20%) OSPF
9 5 (8.20%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (8.20%) Wireless
10 4 (6.56%) HTTP
10 4 (6.56%) Network Security
10 4 (6.56%) SAN
11 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (4.92%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (4.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) MySQL
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.56%) DB2
4 2 (3.28%) GIS
5 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.64%) Webistrano
General
1 23 (37.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Security Engineer
2 20 (32.79%) Network Engineer
2 20 (32.79%) Senior Security Engineer
3 19 (31.15%) IT Engineer
3 19 (31.15%) IT Security Engineer
3 19 (31.15%) Senior IT Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Architect
4 9 (14.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Administrator
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Lead Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco Support
8 3 (4.92%) Network Support
8 3 (4.92%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) LAMP
2 1 (1.64%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.64%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Data Centre
2 20 (32.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 20 (32.79%) Windows
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.03%) FreeBSD
5 3 (4.92%) Unix
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) SIEM
2 11 (18.03%) DNA
2 11 (18.03%) ITIL
3 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.56%) Business Process Analysis
5 4 (6.56%) Change Management
5 4 (6.56%) Fit Analysis
5 4 (6.56%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (6.56%) Information Security
5 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.56%) UML
5 4 (6.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.92%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (4.92%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (4.92%) Security Operations
6 3 (4.92%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) CISM
1 24 (39.34%) CISSP
2 20 (32.79%) CEH
2 20 (32.79%) CISA
3 18 (29.51%) CCNA
3 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (26.23%) CCNP
5 15 (24.59%) CCIE
6 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.28%) MCSE
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.20%) GDPR
2 5 (8.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.28%) COBIT
3 2 (3.28%) SLA
4 1 (1.64%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.64%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.64%) CSIRT
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Cisco
2 14 (22.95%) Palo Alto
3 12 (19.67%) SonicWALL
4 8 (13.11%) VMware
5 5 (8.20%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (6.56%) Citrix
6 4 (6.56%) Juniper
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle
7 3 (4.92%) EMC
7 3 (4.92%) NetApp
7 3 (4.92%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.28%) NetScout
8 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.28%) Veeam
8 2 (3.28%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.64%) New Relic
9 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds