Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 42 39
Rank change year-on-year -38 -3 +43
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 31 122 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.66% 5.70% 6.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.65% 38.01% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 40 103 145
Median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +101.92%
10th Percentile £47,050 £26,300 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £65,000 £66,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 291 321 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.94% 15.00% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 262 232 335
Median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £29,750 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +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 25 January 2021.

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 25 January 2021. 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 +3 16 £90,000 +52.54%
Horsham -17 6 £60,000 +71.43%
Crawley +7 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
East Grinstead - 1 £27,500 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (38.71%) HIPAA
1 12 (38.71%) Security Architecture
1 12 (38.71%) SIEM
2 11 (35.48%) Identity Access Management
3 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
3 10 (32.26%) SSL
3 10 (32.26%) CCNA
3 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (29.03%) VPN
4 9 (29.03%) DNS
4 9 (29.03%) GAMP
4 9 (29.03%) DHCP
4 9 (29.03%) Data Security
4 9 (29.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (29.03%) Zachman Framework
4 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
4 9 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (29.03%) SABSA
4 9 (29.03%) Threat Modelling
4 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
4 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (29.03%) GDPR
4 9 (29.03%) NIST
5 8 (25.81%) Network Segmentation
5 8 (25.81%) Azure
5 8 (25.81%) Public Cloud
5 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Management

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 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Azure
2 3 (9.68%) BPaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.68%) IaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) PaaS
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) SSL
2 9 (29.03%) DHCP
2 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) VPN
3 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (22.58%) 2G
4 7 (22.58%) 4G
4 7 (22.58%) ADSL
4 7 (22.58%) Internet
4 7 (22.58%) NAS
5 6 (19.35%) LAN
5 6 (19.35%) WAN
6 5 (16.13%) MQTT
7 4 (12.90%) Wireless
8 3 (9.68%) WAAS
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Security Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (12.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) IT Architect
6 2 (6.45%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) LDAP
1 3 (9.68%) SAML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
2 8 (25.81%) Public Cloud
3 5 (16.13%) Internet of Things
4 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.23%) NHS
6 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
1 7 (22.58%) Unix
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Security Architecture
1 12 (38.71%) SIEM
2 11 (35.48%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (29.03%) Data Security
3 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (29.03%) SABSA
3 9 (29.03%) Threat Modelling
3 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
3 9 (29.03%) Zachman Framework
4 8 (25.81%) Network Segmentation
4 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Data Encryption
6 6 (19.35%) IT Strategy
7 5 (16.13%) Information Security
8 4 (12.90%) Coaching
8 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.90%) DevOps
8 4 (12.90%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CCNA
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) CISA
3 3 (9.68%) CISM
3 3 (9.68%) CISSP
3 3 (9.68%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) HIPAA
1 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (29.03%) GAMP
2 9 (29.03%) GDPR
2 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 9 (29.03%) NIST
2 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
2 9 (29.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (9.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (9.68%) COBIT
3 3 (9.68%) COSO
3 3 (9.68%) ITGC
3 3 (9.68%) QA
4 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Firmware
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
1 4 (12.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) EMC
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
3 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.45%) McAfee
4 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.23%) Aruba
5 1 (3.23%) IronPort