Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 83 62
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 87 67 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.58% 3.24% 4.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.10% 24.54% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 79 65 103
West Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £32,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.06% -28.89% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £21,000 £24,800
90th Percentile £65,500 £66,000 £56,700
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

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 321 273 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.20% 13.21% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 280 235 400
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -17.58% +7.06%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,250 £57,300 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.75%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +27 25 £52,250 +49.29% 2
Worthing +20 24 £57,500 +76.92% 5
Gatwick -10 9 £55,000 -21.43% 3
Chichester +16 7 £50,000 +42.86% 2
East Grinstead - 2 £28,750 - 1
Bognor Regis - 2 £37,500 -
Burgess Hill -33 1 - - 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £22,500 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 55 (63.22%) Cisco
2 43 (49.43%) WAN
3 39 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (43.68%) DHCP
5 36 (41.38%) DNS
5 36 (41.38%) Windows
6 35 (40.23%) Citrix
7 32 (36.78%) VPN
8 31 (35.63%) Active Directory
8 31 (35.63%) LAN
9 30 (34.48%) VoIP
9 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 30 (34.48%) VMware
10 28 (32.18%) SolarWinds
11 27 (31.03%) MPLS
11 27 (31.03%) CCNP
12 26 (29.89%) Data Centre
12 26 (29.89%) Windows Server
13 25 (28.74%) GDPR
13 25 (28.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (26.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (26.44%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (25.29%) VLAN
16 21 (24.14%) Load Balancing
16 21 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (24.14%) MCSE
17 20 (22.99%) Wireless
18 19 (21.84%) CheckPoint
18 19 (21.84%) Office 365

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 17 (19.54%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.75%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.60%) IIS
5 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.84%) Office 365
2 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.75%) SaaS
4 3 (3.45%) IaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 43 (49.43%) WAN
2 38 (43.68%) DHCP
3 36 (41.38%) DNS
4 32 (36.78%) VPN
5 31 (35.63%) LAN
6 30 (34.48%) VoIP
7 27 (31.03%) MPLS
8 22 (25.29%) VLAN
9 21 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (22.99%) Wireless
11 17 (19.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (19.54%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
13 15 (17.24%) NetScaler
13 15 (17.24%) Network Security
14 11 (12.64%) BGP
14 11 (12.64%) Cisco PIX
14 11 (12.64%) OSPF
15 10 (11.49%) SAN
16 7 (8.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) IT Support
3 11 (12.64%) NOC Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) DBA
8 5 (5.75%) Senior IT Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) SQL DBA
8 5 (5.75%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) .NET
1 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
1 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
1 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (5.75%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.15%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.15%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Data Centre
2 16 (18.39%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (10.34%) BBC
4 7 (8.05%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.60%) Replication
6 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) CMDB
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.38%) Windows
2 26 (29.89%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.64%) Windows 10
6 10 (11.49%) Linux
7 9 (10.34%) Unix
7 9 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Continuous Improvement
1 23 (26.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (24.14%) Load Balancing
3 17 (19.54%) ITIL
4 14 (16.09%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (16.09%) Remediation Plan
4 14 (16.09%) Runbook
5 13 (14.94%) High Availability
6 10 (11.49%) Network Design
7 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (10.34%) WAN Optimisation
8 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
8 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.20%) Problem Management
8 8 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.05%) Project Management
10 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.90%) Network Management
10 6 (6.90%) Server Management
11 5 (5.75%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
1 11 (12.64%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) VBScript
3 5 (5.75%) C#
3 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.15%) C
4 1 (1.15%) Python
4 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (31.03%) CCNP
3 25 (28.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (24.14%) MCSE
5 18 (20.69%) CCNA
6 10 (11.49%) CCIE
7 9 (10.34%) CCDP
8 5 (5.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.45%) MCSA
11 2 (2.30%) CCEA
11 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.30%) MCITP
11 2 (2.30%) MCP
11 2 (2.30%) VCAP
12 1 (1.15%) CISA
12 1 (1.15%) CWDP
12 1 (1.15%) IISP
12 1 (1.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.74%) GDPR
2 5 (5.75%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.60%) QA
4 3 (3.45%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (35.63%) Active Directory
2 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.64%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (11.49%) XenApp
5 7 (8.05%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.45%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.30%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) SCCM
1 3 (3.45%) vCenter Server
1 3 (3.45%) vRealize
2 2 (2.30%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.15%) Nessus
3 1 (1.15%) OSSEC
3 1 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 55 (63.22%) Cisco
2 35 (40.23%) Citrix
3 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 30 (34.48%) VMware
4 28 (32.18%) SolarWinds
5 19 (21.84%) CheckPoint
6 12 (13.79%) NetApp
6 12 (13.79%) Symantec
7 11 (12.64%) Palo Alto
8 9 (10.34%) Rackspace
8 9 (10.34%) Virgin Media
9 8 (9.20%) Ivanti
10 7 (8.05%) Aruba
11 6 (6.90%) HP
12 5 (5.75%) Dell
13 4 (4.60%) Fortinet
13 4 (4.60%) Juniper
13 4 (4.60%) Mitel
14 3 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (3.45%) Forcepoint