Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 77 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 -25 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 64 67 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.17% 3.08% 5.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.58% 16.38% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 54 70 119
West Sussex median annual salary £26,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.59% -8.89% +16.88%
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £63,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +8.43%

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 311 409 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.40% 18.81% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 262 340 351
West Sussex median annual salary £40,750 £41,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.40% -7.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,250 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Burgess Hill -14 20 £26,000 -11.86% 3
Crawley +3 11 £25,000 -47.37% 3
Horsham -8 10 £27,500 -43.59%
Chichester - 9 £22,500 -
Gatwick +18 7 £72,500 +26.09%
East Grinstead +10 1 £57,500 +39.39%
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 47 (73.44%) Windows
2 38 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 38 (59.38%) VMware
3 34 (53.13%) Hyper-V
4 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 30 (46.88%) MS Exchange
5 30 (46.88%) Office 365
6 29 (45.31%) Citrix
7 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
8 25 (39.06%) Management Information System
9 22 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (29.69%) NetApp
10 19 (29.69%) ITIL
10 19 (29.69%) Dell
10 19 (29.69%) EqualLogic
10 19 (29.69%) Enterprise Storage
10 19 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (28.13%) Problem Management
12 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (25.00%) Cisco
13 16 (25.00%) Wireless
14 15 (23.44%) Process Improvement
15 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (18.75%) VPN
16 10 (15.63%) Line Management
16 10 (15.63%) SLA
16 10 (15.63%) LAN
16 10 (15.63%) SAN
16 10 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (10.94%) Migration

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 30 (46.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (46.88%) Office 365
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) Wireless
2 12 (18.75%) VPN
3 10 (15.63%) LAN
3 10 (15.63%) SAN
4 7 (10.94%) VLAN
4 7 (10.94%) WAN
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (9.38%) DHCP
5 6 (9.38%) DNS
6 5 (7.81%) Network Security
6 5 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (6.25%) VoIP
8 3 (4.69%) 3G
8 3 (4.69%) BGP
8 3 (4.69%) IPsec
8 3 (4.69%) Junos
8 3 (4.69%) MPLS
8 3 (4.69%) OSPF
8 3 (4.69%) SSL
8 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) 2nd Line Support
2 20 (31.25%) Analyst
3 19 (29.69%) Active Directory Support
3 19 (29.69%) Exchange Support
3 19 (29.69%) Server Support
4 14 (21.88%) Desktop Support
4 14 (21.88%) Support Analyst
4 14 (21.88%) Support Engineer
5 13 (20.31%) IT Support
6 12 (18.75%) Active Directory Analyst
6 12 (18.75%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 12 (18.75%) Server Analyst
6 12 (18.75%) Server Support Analyst
6 12 (18.75%) Windows Support Analyst
7 11 (17.19%) IT Engineer
8 10 (15.63%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (15.63%) Windows Server Support
9 9 (14.06%) Desktop Analyst
9 9 (14.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 9 (14.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Management Information System
2 19 (29.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.69%) PKI
6 2 (3.13%) CESG
6 2 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (73.44%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.81%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.69%) Linux
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.13%) Unix
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) ITIL
2 18 (28.13%) Problem Management
3 15 (23.44%) Process Improvement
4 10 (15.63%) Line Management
5 7 (10.94%) Migration
6 6 (9.38%) Information Security
7 5 (7.81%) Change Management
7 5 (7.81%) Network Design
8 4 (6.25%) Change Control
8 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (4.69%) Information Management
9 3 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.69%) Operations Management
9 3 (4.69%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (4.69%) Web Filtering
10 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.94%) CCNP
3 5 (7.81%) CCIE
4 4 (6.25%) CCNA
4 4 (6.25%) CISSP
4 4 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (4.69%) CISM
6 2 (3.13%) CCDP
6 2 (3.13%) CCSA
6 2 (3.13%) CCSE
6 2 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.13%) HP ASE
6 2 (3.13%) HP MASE
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CRISC
7 1 (1.56%) GIAC
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
2 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.13%) COBIT
4 2 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (3.13%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (3.13%) GDPR
4 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 38 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 34 (53.13%) Hyper-V
3 19 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) vSphere
5 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (3.13%) WSUS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) VMware
2 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (45.31%) Citrix
4 19 (29.69%) Dell
4 19 (29.69%) EqualLogic
4 19 (29.69%) NetApp
5 16 (25.00%) Cisco
6 7 (10.94%) Palo Alto
7 5 (7.81%) F5
7 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.25%) Aruba
9 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.69%) Juniper
10 2 (3.13%) Apple
10 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.13%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.13%) HP
10 2 (3.13%) SAP
10 2 (3.13%) Veeam