Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 95 55
Rank change year-on-year -8 -40 -28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 43 59 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.07% 2.75% 5.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.86% 18.79% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 40 60 118
West Sussex median annual salary £54,500 £39,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.85% -17.37% +11.76%
10th Percentile £26,775 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,125 £78,750
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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 255 314 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.27% 14.65% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 220 280 411
West Sussex median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.38% -15.79% +14.46%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,875 £56,250 £67,500
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 West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in West Sussex

Firewall
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Firewall in West Sussex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

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

Salary histogram for Firewall in West Sussex

Firewall
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West 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
Crawley +18 20 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Gatwick +13 6 £59,000 +0.43% 2
Worthing - 6 £65,000 -
East Grinstead +10 3 £57,500 +76.92%
Burgess Hill -28 3 £31,000 -3.13%
Horsham -4 2 £29,750 -25.63%
Haywards Heath +6 1 £22,500 -43.75%
Chichester - 1 £22,000 -
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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 25 (58.14%) Cisco
2 23 (53.49%) WAN
3 22 (51.16%) LAN
4 21 (48.84%) Windows
5 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (39.53%) VMware
5 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
6 14 (32.56%) CCNP
6 14 (32.56%) DNS
6 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
6 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
7 13 (30.23%) Palo Alto
7 13 (30.23%) Office 365
7 13 (30.23%) VPN
7 13 (30.23%) CCNA
8 12 (27.91%) DHCP
8 12 (27.91%) MPLS
9 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
9 11 (25.58%) VoIP
9 11 (25.58%) Citrix
10 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds
11 9 (20.93%) VLAN
11 9 (20.93%) ITIL
11 9 (20.93%) NetScaler
12 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (18.60%) CCIE
12 8 (18.60%) CCDP
12 8 (18.60%) Load Balancing
12 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Office 365
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) WAN
2 22 (51.16%) LAN
3 14 (32.56%) DNS
4 13 (30.23%) VPN
5 12 (27.91%) DHCP
5 12 (27.91%) MPLS
6 11 (25.58%) VoIP
7 9 (20.93%) NetScaler
7 9 (20.93%) VLAN
8 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (13.95%) IP Telephony
9 6 (13.95%) Wireless
10 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (9.30%) BGP
11 4 (9.30%) Network Security
11 4 (9.30%) OSPF
12 3 (6.98%) SAN
12 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
12 3 (6.98%) WLAN
General
1 6 (13.95%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) IT Support
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) IT Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Network Support
6 4 (9.30%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) BBC
2 6 (13.95%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Load Balancing
3 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.95%) Network Design
5 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.30%) Network Management
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (6.98%) BCP
6 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.98%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (6.98%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.65%) IT Strategy
7 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.65%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (32.56%) CCNP
3 13 (30.23%) CCNA
4 8 (18.60%) CCDP
4 8 (18.60%) CCIE
5 3 (6.98%) HP ASE
5 3 (6.98%) HP MASE
5 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.65%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.65%) MCSA
6 2 (4.65%) MCSE
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CCEA
7 1 (2.33%) CISSP
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCP
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) GDPR
2 4 (9.30%) SLA
3 3 (6.98%) ISO 22301
4 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (6.98%) vRealize
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) Palo Alto
4 11 (25.58%) CheckPoint
4 11 (25.58%) Citrix
5 10 (23.26%) SolarWinds
6 6 (13.95%) Rackspace
6 6 (13.95%) Virgin Media
7 5 (11.63%) Aruba
8 4 (9.30%) Fortinet
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.98%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.98%) EMC
9 3 (6.98%) Forcepoint
10 2 (4.65%) BT
10 2 (4.65%) F5
10 2 (4.65%) FireEye
10 2 (4.65%) Juniper
10 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.33%) Meraki