Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 84 76
Rank change year-on-year +48 -8 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 167 63 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.51% 3.14% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.83% 20.45% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 154 54 73
West Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £26,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +101.92% -38.10% -1.18%
10th Percentile £29,750 £21,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%

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 381 308 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.85% 15.36% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 337 260 346
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.19% -7.22%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.41%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 - 57 £55,000 - 2
Crawley +22 27 £46,500 +86.00% 6
Gatwick -3 23 £45,000 -37.93% 5
Chichester +12 19 £55,000 +144.44% 3
Horsham -20 6 £32,500 +18.18%
Burgess Hill -23 3 £65,000 +150.00%
East Grinstead -8 2 £28,750 -50.00% 1
Bognor Regis - 2 £37,500 - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £29,500 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 111 (66.47%) Cisco
2 92 (55.09%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (46.11%) WAN
4 74 (44.31%) Citrix
5 63 (37.72%) CCNP
5 63 (37.72%) Windows
6 60 (35.93%) SolarWinds
7 57 (34.13%) Microsoft
8 55 (32.93%) LAN
8 55 (32.93%) Wireless
9 51 (30.54%) DNS
9 51 (30.54%) Cisco ASA
10 50 (29.94%) VoIP
10 50 (29.94%) DHCP
11 48 (28.74%) Active Directory
11 48 (28.74%) VPN
12 45 (26.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (26.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 45 (26.95%) Network Monitoring
13 42 (25.15%) TCP/IP
14 40 (23.95%) GDPR
15 38 (22.75%) Data Centre
15 38 (22.75%) Windows Server
15 38 (22.75%) ITIL
16 37 (22.16%) CheckPoint
17 36 (21.56%) SAN
17 36 (21.56%) NetApp
17 36 (21.56%) VMware
18 35 (20.96%) MPLS
18 35 (20.96%) SQL

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 22 (13.17%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.19%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.59%) IIS
5 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.37%) Office 365
2 25 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.19%) SaaS
4 6 (3.59%) IaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 77 (46.11%) WAN
2 55 (32.93%) LAN
2 55 (32.93%) Wireless
3 51 (30.54%) Cisco ASA
3 51 (30.54%) DNS
4 50 (29.94%) DHCP
4 50 (29.94%) VoIP
5 48 (28.74%) VPN
6 42 (25.15%) TCP/IP
7 36 (21.56%) SAN
8 35 (20.96%) MPLS
9 32 (19.16%) BGP
9 32 (19.16%) IPsec
9 32 (19.16%) OSPF
10 30 (17.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (16.77%) VLAN
12 27 (16.17%) Network Security
13 26 (15.57%) HSRP
13 26 (15.57%) iSCSI
13 26 (15.57%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.80%) DB2
4 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (7.19%) Advertising
2 7 (4.19%) Finance
3 2 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (31.14%) Network Engineer
2 27 (16.17%) Administrator
3 24 (14.37%) DBA
3 24 (14.37%) SQL DBA
4 20 (11.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.98%) IT Engineer
6 13 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (7.78%) Analyst
6 13 (7.78%) IT Support
7 12 (7.19%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) Senior IT Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Network Manager
10 8 (4.79%) Network Operations Manager
10 8 (4.79%) Operations Manager
11 7 (4.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Architect
11 7 (4.19%) Senior Voice Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.37%) .NET
2 18 (10.78%) .NET Framework
2 18 (10.78%) Entity Framework
3 12 (7.19%) ASP.NET
3 12 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.99%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.20%) Middleware
6 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.75%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.59%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.59%) CMDB
4 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.99%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.20%) BBC
7 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) Replication
8 1 (0.60%) Clustering
8 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 63 (37.72%) Windows
2 38 (22.75%) Windows Server
3 23 (13.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (11.98%) Linux
4 20 (11.98%) Windows 10
5 19 (11.38%) Unix
6 18 (10.78%) Windows 7
7 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (8.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.95%) Continuous Improvement
1 45 (26.95%) Network Monitoring
1 45 (26.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (22.75%) ITIL
3 33 (19.76%) Load Balancing
3 33 (19.76%) Remediation Plan
3 33 (19.76%) Runbook
4 31 (18.56%) High Availability
5 22 (13.17%) Mentoring
6 21 (12.57%) Change Control
6 21 (12.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 21 (12.57%) Technical Leadership
7 17 (10.18%) WAN Optimisation
8 16 (9.58%) Server Management
9 15 (8.98%) Network Optimisation
10 14 (8.38%) Problem Management
11 13 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (7.19%) MVC
12 12 (7.19%) Project Management
13 11 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.96%) SQL
2 25 (14.97%) PowerShell
3 24 (14.37%) T-SQL
4 18 (10.78%) C#
5 15 (8.98%) VBScript
6 1 (0.60%) C
6 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 92 (55.09%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (37.72%) CCNP
3 34 (20.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (17.96%) MCSE
5 22 (13.17%) CCNA
6 7 (4.19%) Degree
6 7 (4.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (3.59%) CISSP
8 5 (2.99%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.40%) CCIE
9 4 (2.40%) CISA
9 4 (2.40%) CISM
9 4 (2.40%) IISP
9 4 (2.40%) SSCP
10 3 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.20%) CCDP
11 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.20%) MCITP
11 2 (1.20%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (23.95%) GDPR
2 24 (14.37%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.19%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.59%) QA
5 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (2.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.60%) GAMP
7 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (28.74%) Active Directory
2 30 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.17%) XenApp
4 14 (8.38%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.59%) Terminal Server
6 6 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.20%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (8.38%) SCCM
2 6 (3.59%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.40%) Nessus
3 4 (2.40%) OSSEC
4 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (66.47%) Cisco
2 74 (44.31%) Citrix
3 60 (35.93%) SolarWinds
4 57 (34.13%) Microsoft
5 37 (22.16%) CheckPoint
6 36 (21.56%) NetApp
6 36 (21.56%) VMware
7 23 (13.77%) Symantec
8 18 (10.78%) Juniper
9 17 (10.18%) Ivanti
10 11 (6.59%) Dell
10 11 (6.59%) HP
11 10 (5.99%) Aruba
11 10 (5.99%) Palo Alto
12 7 (4.19%) EqualLogic
13 6 (3.59%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (3.59%) McAfee
14 5 (2.99%) Meraki
14 5 (2.99%) Ruckus Wireless
15 4 (2.40%) Centrify