The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Support
Rank - 95 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Support 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £21,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £28,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -28.75%
Firewall Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
988 1080 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.05% 97.74% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 827 928 694
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,925 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Firewall Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Support in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Support Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Firewall Support
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Support across the Kent region.

Firewall Support Salary Trend in Kent

Firewall Support
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Firewall Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Firewall Support in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
2 1 (14.29%) Websense
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) F5

Firewall Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Firewall Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Firewall Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Websense
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
2 1 (14.29%) F5