Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 84 55
Rank change year-on-year -19 -29 -28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 48 69 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.12% 3.33% 4.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.12% 23.79% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 106
West Sussex median annual salary £56,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.33% -25.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,800 £30,625
90th Percentile £75,625 £64,500 £72,375
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 251 290 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.10% 14.00% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 224 264 407
West Sussex median annual salary £43,500 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% -17.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £22,475 £23,738 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £59,625 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +19 21 £54,500 +55.71% 7
Worthing +9 11 £66,250 +103.85% 2
Gatwick +1 4 £59,000 -15.71% 1
Chichester - 2 - - 2
Haywards Heath +1 1 £22,500 -43.75%
Horsham -2 1 £29,500 +5.36%
East Grinstead - 1 £26,000 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (64.58%) Cisco
2 27 (56.25%) WAN
3 21 (43.75%) LAN
3 21 (43.75%) VPN
3 21 (43.75%) DNS
4 20 (41.67%) DHCP
5 19 (39.58%) VoIP
6 18 (37.50%) VMware
6 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 17 (35.42%) Windows
8 16 (33.33%) VLAN
9 15 (31.25%) SolarWinds
9 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
9 15 (31.25%) CCNA
9 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 15 (31.25%) MPLS
10 14 (29.17%) CCNP
10 14 (29.17%) CheckPoint
11 13 (27.08%) Citrix
11 13 (27.08%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (25.00%) GDPR
12 12 (25.00%) NetScaler
12 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (22.92%) MCSE
13 11 (22.92%) ITIL
13 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA

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 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Office 365
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.42%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) WAN
2 21 (43.75%) DNS
2 21 (43.75%) LAN
2 21 (43.75%) VPN
3 20 (41.67%) DHCP
4 19 (39.58%) VoIP
5 16 (33.33%) VLAN
6 15 (31.25%) MPLS
7 12 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 12 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.58%) Network Security
12 6 (12.50%) BGP
12 6 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (12.50%) OSPF
12 6 (12.50%) Wireless
13 4 (8.33%) WLAN
14 3 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.42%) IT Support
4 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Network Support
5 4 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 13 (27.08%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (16.67%) BBC
4 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.17%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Continuous Improvement
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
1 11 (22.92%) Load Balancing
2 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (16.67%) Network Design
3 8 (16.67%) Network Management
4 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
5 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (6.25%) BCP
7 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
8 2 (4.17%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.17%) High Availability
8 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (31.25%) CCNA
3 14 (29.17%) CCNP
4 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (22.92%) MCSE
6 8 (16.67%) CCDP
6 8 (16.67%) CCIE
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.17%) HP ASE
8 2 (4.17%) HP MASE
8 2 (4.17%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.17%) MCSA
8 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.08%) CCEA
9 1 (2.08%) CISA
9 1 (2.08%) CISM
9 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) GDPR
2 3 (6.25%) ISO 22301
2 3 (6.25%) SLA
3 2 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) vRealize
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) Nessus
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) OSSEC
3 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Cisco
2 18 (37.50%) VMware
3 15 (31.25%) SolarWinds
4 14 (29.17%) CheckPoint
5 13 (27.08%) Citrix
6 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.75%) Palo Alto
8 8 (16.67%) Rackspace
8 8 (16.67%) Virgin Media
9 4 (8.33%) Aruba
9 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.33%) Juniper
10 3 (6.25%) EMC
10 3 (6.25%) Forcepoint
11 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
11 2 (4.17%) BT
11 2 (4.17%) Dell
11 2 (4.17%) HP
11 2 (4.17%) Mitel
11 2 (4.17%) Symantec