Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 46 74
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 49 122 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.79% 5.13% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.69% 33.80% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 53 97 73
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +48.15%
10th Percentile £42,600 £24,300 £27,950
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 277 361 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 32.70% 15.18% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 241 267 268
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in West Sussex

Firewall
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Firewall in West Sussex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in West Sussex over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020. 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
Worthing +11 16 £85,000 +46.55%
Crawley +9 16 £60,000 +7.14% 2
Horsham +5 5 £60,000 +100.00%
Burgess Hill - 4 - - 1
Haywards Heath +8 2 £57,500 -11.54%
East Grinstead - 1 £27,500 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 21 (42.86%) Azure
2 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
3 16 (32.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 16 (32.65%) DevOps
4 14 (28.57%) SaaS
5 13 (26.53%) Skype
5 13 (26.53%) .NET
5 13 (26.53%) Python
5 13 (26.53%) OO
6 12 (24.49%) WAN
6 12 (24.49%) VPN
6 12 (24.49%) SSL
6 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
6 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (20.41%) HIPAA
7 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (20.41%) Security Architecture
7 10 (20.41%) SIEM
7 10 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (20.41%) Identity Access Management
7 10 (20.41%) GDPR
8 9 (18.37%) Palo Alto
8 9 (18.37%) Wireless
8 9 (18.37%) TOGAF
8 9 (18.37%) Juniper
8 9 (18.37%) Cisco
8 9 (18.37%) DNS
8 9 (18.37%) LAN
8 9 (18.37%) DHCP
9 8 (16.33%) GAMP

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 (10.20%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 21 (42.86%) Azure
2 14 (28.57%) SaaS
3 3 (6.12%) IaaS
3 3 (6.12%) Office 365
3 3 (6.12%) PaaS
4 2 (4.08%) BPaaS
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.04%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) Skype
2 12 (24.49%) SSL
2 12 (24.49%) VPN
2 12 (24.49%) WAN
3 9 (18.37%) DHCP
3 9 (18.37%) DNS
3 9 (18.37%) LAN
3 9 (18.37%) Wireless
4 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.24%) 2G
5 6 (12.24%) 4G
5 6 (12.24%) ADSL
5 6 (12.24%) NAS
6 5 (10.20%) BGP
6 5 (10.20%) EIGRP
6 5 (10.20%) IPsec
6 5 (10.20%) OSPF
6 5 (10.20%) VLAN
7 4 (8.16%) Internet
7 4 (8.16%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (8.16%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (30.61%) Architect
3 9 (18.37%) Network Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Security Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Network Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) IT Architect
8 2 (4.08%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.08%) LDAP
3 2 (4.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
1 8 (16.33%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.16%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
1 8 (16.33%) Unix
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) DevOps
2 13 (26.53%) OO
3 10 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (20.41%) Identity Access Management
3 10 (20.41%) Security Architecture
3 10 (20.41%) SIEM
4 9 (18.37%) TOGAF
5 8 (16.33%) Data Security
5 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (16.33%) Network Segmentation
5 8 (16.33%) SABSA
5 8 (16.33%) Threat Modelling
5 8 (16.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (16.33%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) Data Encryption
6 6 (12.24%) IT Strategy
7 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.16%) Project Management
7 4 (8.16%) Servant Leadership
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
2 13 (26.53%) Python
3 2 (4.08%) VBScript
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.33%) CCNA
2 8 (16.33%) CCNP
3 4 (8.16%) JNCIS
4 3 (6.12%) CISA
4 3 (6.12%) CISSP
5 2 (4.08%) CISM
5 2 (4.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.04%) CCENT
6 1 (2.04%) CCSA
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) GDPR
1 10 (20.41%) HIPAA
1 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.33%) GAMP
2 8 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (16.33%) NIST
2 8 (16.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (16.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (4.08%) COBIT
3 2 (4.08%) COSO
3 2 (4.08%) ITGC
3 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
1 4 (8.16%) Terraform
2 2 (4.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Cisco
1 9 (18.37%) Juniper
1 9 (18.37%) Palo Alto
2 8 (16.33%) Ruckus Wireless
3 6 (12.24%) EMC
3 6 (12.24%) VMware
4 4 (8.16%) Meraki
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) Ivanti
5 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft