Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 62 33
Rank change year-on-year -26 -29 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 65 101 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.11% 4.15% 7.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.38% 22.44% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 62 95 187
West Sussex median annual salary £32,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.89% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,600 £22,800
90th Percentile £62,750 £57,300 £53,300
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 278 450 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.31% 18.49% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 241 387 394
West Sussex median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £22,825
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Burgess Hill +5 24 £26,000 -11.86% 1
Horsham -25 11 £27,500 -43.59%
Gatwick +12 10 £66,250 +26.19%
Crawley -2 9 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Chichester -13 3 £35,000 +37.25% 2
Worthing -26 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 50 (76.92%) Windows
2 45 (69.23%) VMware
3 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
4 37 (56.92%) Active Directory
4 37 (56.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (55.38%) Citrix
6 34 (52.31%) Hyper-V
7 32 (49.23%) MS Exchange
8 25 (38.46%) Dell
8 25 (38.46%) Office 365
8 25 (38.46%) Windows Server
9 24 (36.92%) EqualLogic
9 24 (36.92%) Management Information System
10 23 (35.38%) NetApp
10 23 (35.38%) ITIL
10 23 (35.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 19 (29.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (29.23%) Microsoft Office
12 17 (26.15%) Problem Management
13 16 (24.62%) SAN
13 16 (24.62%) Cisco
14 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (18.46%) Process Improvement
16 11 (16.92%) Driving Licence
16 11 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 10 (15.38%) Wireless
17 10 (15.38%) SLA
17 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (13.85%) Line Management
18 9 (13.85%) vSphere

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 32 (49.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (38.46%) Office 365
2 19 (29.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.54%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) SAN
2 10 (15.38%) Wireless
3 9 (13.85%) LAN
4 8 (12.31%) DHCP
4 8 (12.31%) DNS
4 8 (12.31%) WAN
5 6 (9.23%) VPN
6 5 (7.69%) Unified Communications
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.15%) NAS
7 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.15%) VoIP
8 3 (4.62%) 3G
8 3 (4.62%) 4G
8 3 (4.62%) BGP
8 3 (4.62%) IPsec
8 3 (4.62%) MPLS
8 3 (4.62%) OSPF
8 3 (4.62%) SSL
8 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Automotive
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Active Directory Support
2 19 (29.23%) Exchange Support
2 19 (29.23%) Server Support
2 19 (29.23%) Support Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (21.54%) Desktop Support
5 12 (18.46%) Active Directory Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Server Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Server Support Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) VMware Engineer
5 12 (18.46%) Windows Support Analyst
6 11 (16.92%) Support Engineer
6 11 (16.92%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (15.38%) Windows Server Support
8 9 (13.85%) Desktop Analyst
8 9 (13.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (12.31%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.92%) Management Information System
2 23 (35.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (16.92%) Driving Licence
4 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.62%) CESG
6 3 (4.62%) PKI
7 2 (3.08%) Clustering
8 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.54%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 50 (76.92%) Windows
2 25 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
5 6 (9.23%) Unix
6 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.62%) Linux
9 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) ITIL
2 17 (26.15%) Problem Management
3 12 (18.46%) Process Improvement
4 9 (13.85%) Line Management
5 8 (12.31%) Information Security
6 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.15%) Change Management
7 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.15%) Network Design
7 4 (6.15%) Security Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.15%) Web Filtering
8 3 (4.62%) Change Control
8 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.62%) Information Management
8 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) Operations Management
8 3 (4.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (4.62%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.08%) Java
3 2 (3.08%) Perl
3 2 (3.08%) PHP
3 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.23%) MCSE
4 5 (7.69%) Degree
5 4 (6.15%) CCNP
6 3 (4.62%) CCIE
6 3 (4.62%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (4.62%) CISM
6 3 (4.62%) CISSP
7 2 (3.08%) MCSA
7 2 (3.08%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.54%) CCNA
8 1 (1.54%) CRISC
8 1 (1.54%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.54%) HP MASE
8 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.54%) MCDST
8 1 (1.54%) MCITP
8 1 (1.54%) MCP
8 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (15.38%) SLA
3 5 (7.69%) BS25999
3 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (4.62%) COBIT
4 3 (4.62%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (4.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (56.92%) Active Directory
1 37 (56.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (52.31%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.85%) vSphere
4 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (3.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.54%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.08%) WSUS
3 1 (1.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (69.23%) VMware
2 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
3 36 (55.38%) Citrix
4 25 (38.46%) Dell
5 24 (36.92%) EqualLogic
6 23 (35.38%) NetApp
7 16 (24.62%) Cisco
8 4 (6.15%) Forcepoint
8 4 (6.15%) HP
8 4 (6.15%) Juniper
8 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.62%) F5
9 3 (4.62%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.08%) Apple
10 2 (3.08%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (3.08%) EMC
10 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle
10 2 (3.08%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.08%) Veeam