Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 92 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 -37 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 46 56 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.28% 2.61% 5.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.76% 16.28% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 40 55 110
West Sussex median annual salary £31,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,175 £63,750 £78,750
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 259 344 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.84% 16.05% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 220 297 360
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.89% +17.50%
10th Percentile £22,725 £26,050 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,075 £59,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% -2.30% +2.35%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +8 16 £29,750 -13.14% 3
Gatwick +12 6 £59,000 -5.60% 1
Chichester - 6 £22,250 -
Burgess Hill -33 4 £32,250 +0.78%
Worthing - 4 £65,000 - 4
East Grinstead +9 3 £57,500 +76.92%
Horsham -7 3 £29,500 -26.25% 1
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 20 (43.48%) Windows Server
4 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
5 18 (39.13%) Office 365
6 17 (36.96%) Cisco
7 15 (32.61%) Hyper-V
8 14 (30.43%) LAN
9 13 (28.26%) VPN
9 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (26.09%) Citrix
10 12 (26.09%) WAN
10 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
11 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
12 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (19.57%) Palo Alto
13 9 (19.57%) CCNP
13 9 (19.57%) Wireless
14 8 (17.39%) CCNA
14 8 (17.39%) DNS
15 7 (15.22%) Migration
15 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (15.22%) VLAN
16 6 (13.04%) Network Security
16 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
16 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
16 6 (13.04%) VoIP
16 6 (13.04%) DHCP
16 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office

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 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (39.13%) Office 365
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) LAN
2 13 (28.26%) VPN
3 12 (26.09%) WAN
4 9 (19.57%) Wireless
5 8 (17.39%) DNS
6 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (15.22%) VLAN
7 6 (13.04%) DHCP
7 6 (13.04%) Network Security
7 6 (13.04%) VoIP
8 5 (10.87%) IP Telephony
9 3 (6.52%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (6.52%) SAN
9 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.35%) BGP
10 2 (4.35%) Broadband
10 2 (4.35%) MPLS
10 2 (4.35%) SMS
10 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.35%) Telepresence
General
1 2 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) IT Support
2 12 (26.09%) IT Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Support Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.35%) IT Architect
8 2 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) IT Security Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) BBC
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 4 (8.70%) Information Security
4 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
4 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.52%) Network Management
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Data Security
6 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) E-Discovery
6 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Network Design
6 2 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.57%) CCNP
3 8 (17.39%) CCNA
4 4 (8.70%) CISSP
5 3 (6.52%) CCDP
5 3 (6.52%) CCIE
5 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) CCSA
6 2 (4.35%) CCSE
6 2 (4.35%) CISM
6 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) HP ASE
6 2 (4.35%) HP MASE
6 2 (4.35%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.35%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.17%) CCEA
7 1 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) GDPR
2 3 (6.52%) SLA
3 2 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.35%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.17%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Firmware
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) VMware
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco
3 12 (26.09%) Citrix
4 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.57%) Palo Alto
6 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.70%) Aruba
7 4 (8.70%) F5
7 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.35%) BT
9 2 (4.35%) Dell
9 2 (4.35%) EqualLogic
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) NetApp
9 2 (4.35%) Qualys
9 2 (4.35%) SAP
9 2 (4.35%) Splunk
9 2 (4.35%) Tufin