The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 106 114 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.53% 10.19% 7.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.75% 52.29% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 90 105 46
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
222 218 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.16% 19.48% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 196 202 163
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Firewall
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Kent

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Kent

Firewall
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +35 16 £47,500 +11.76%
Stansted - 7 £22,500 -
Chatham - 3 £65,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £43,250 -
Rochester -1 1 £20,000 -33.33%
Tunbridge Wells -2 1 £60,000 +20.00%
West Malling - 1 £70,000 -
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Firewall also 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 that cited Firewall.

1 179 (78.85%) Cisco
2 129 (56.83%) Windows
3 119 (52.42%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (51.10%) Microsoft
5 98 (43.17%) CCNA
6 89 (39.21%) CheckPoint
7 81 (35.68%) MS Exchange
8 70 (30.84%) MS Office
9 65 (28.63%) WAN
10 64 (28.19%) Apple
11 60 (26.43%) DNS
12 59 (25.99%) VMware
13 58 (25.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 57 (25.11%) CCNP
15 55 (24.23%) DHCP
16 54 (23.79%) Linux
17 53 (23.35%) MCSE
18 51 (22.47%) Avaya
18 51 (22.47%) Blackberry
19 49 (21.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 48 (21.15%) LAN
20 48 (21.15%) Problem Management
21 46 (20.26%) Windows 8
22 43 (18.94%) VLAN
22 43 (18.94%) Mac OS X
23 42 (18.50%) MPLS
24 41 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
24 41 (18.06%) Cisco ASA
25 40 (17.62%) TCP/IP
26 38 (16.74%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Firewall also 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 that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 81 (35.68%) MS Exchange
2 49 (21.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 34 (14.98%) Exchange Server 2000
4 19 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (6.61%) SharePoint
6 14 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.08%) IIS
9 4 (1.76%) Apache
10 3 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.32%) Lync
11 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 70 (30.84%) MS Office
2 38 (16.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.44%) RMDS
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.61%) Office 365
2 4 (1.76%) GitHub
3 3 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (28.63%) WAN
2 60 (26.43%) DNS
3 55 (24.23%) DHCP
4 48 (21.15%) LAN
5 43 (18.94%) VLAN
6 42 (18.50%) MPLS
7 41 (18.06%) Cisco ASA
8 40 (17.62%) TCP/IP
9 38 (16.74%) VPN
10 26 (11.45%) Network Security
11 22 (9.69%) Wireless
12 21 (9.25%) SAN
13 14 (6.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (4.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 11 (4.85%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (4.85%) Internet
14 11 (4.85%) BGP
14 11 (4.85%) IMAP
15 10 (4.41%) DMZ
15 10 (4.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.76%) Redis
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.64%) TeamCity
1 6 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.76%) NUnit
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (14.10%) Finance
2 15 (6.61%) Advertising
3 8 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.20%) Legal
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 64 (28.19%) Network Engineer
2 54 (23.79%) Support Engineer
3 27 (11.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 26 (11.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 24 (10.57%) Analyst
6 23 (10.13%) Deployment Engineer
7 21 (9.25%) Consultant
8 17 (7.49%) Technical Consultant
9 14 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (5.73%) Architect
10 13 (5.73%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (5.73%) IT Support
11 11 (4.85%) Security Engineer
11 11 (4.85%) Systems Support
11 11 (4.85%) Support Analyst
12 10 (4.41%) Systems Support Engineer
13 8 (3.52%) Operations Analyst
13 8 (3.52%) IT Support Analyst
13 8 (3.52%) IT Support Engineer
13 8 (3.52%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.41%) MAPI
2 2 (0.88%) HTML
2 2 (0.88%) CSS
3 1 (0.44%) Web Services
3 1 (0.44%) .NET
3 1 (0.44%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.47%) Blackberry
2 22 (9.69%) Open Source
3 17 (7.49%) iPhone
4 11 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.41%) PDA
6 7 (3.08%) iPad
7 3 (1.32%) AS400
8 2 (0.88%) Replication
8 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) NHS
8 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.44%) DTV
9 1 (0.44%) IVR
9 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 129 (56.83%) Windows
2 54 (23.79%) Linux
3 46 (20.26%) Windows 8
4 43 (18.94%) Mac OS X
5 38 (16.74%) Windows 2000 Server
6 28 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (11.89%) Windows 7
7 27 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (11.45%) Windows XP
9 22 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (5.73%) Windows Vista
11 11 (4.85%) Android
12 5 (2.20%) AIX
13 4 (1.76%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.76%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.32%) UNIX
15 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.44%) VMS
15 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.15%) Problem Management
2 36 (15.86%) Network Monitoring
3 33 (14.54%) Information Security
4 29 (12.78%) Incident Management
5 26 (11.45%) ITIL
6 23 (10.13%) Migration
7 20 (8.81%) SIEM
8 16 (7.05%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (6.61%) Change Management
10 13 (5.73%) Service Management
11 11 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.41%) Security Management
12 10 (4.41%) DevOps
13 8 (3.52%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (3.52%) Service Delivery
14 7 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (3.08%) Data Security
14 7 (3.08%) Network Architecture
15 6 (2.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.78%) SQL
2 10 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.76%) PHP
4 3 (1.32%) Perl
5 1 (0.44%) C#
5 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (52.42%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (43.17%) CCNA
3 58 (25.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (25.11%) CCNP
5 53 (23.35%) MCSE
6 38 (16.74%) MCITP
7 18 (7.93%) CISSP
8 15 (6.61%) Security Cleared
9 12 (5.29%) CCSE
10 10 (4.41%) Degree
10 10 (4.41%) CCSA
11 8 (3.52%) JNCIS
12 7 (3.08%) JNCIA
12 7 (3.08%) VCP4
13 6 (2.64%) CISM
13 6 (2.64%) CCIE
14 5 (2.20%) CCDA
14 5 (2.20%) CCDP
14 5 (2.20%) SC Cleared
15 4 (1.76%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.25%) SLA
1 21 (9.25%) PCI DSS
2 19 (8.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.20%) GPG13
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 41 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (13.22%) Hyper-V
3 29 (12.78%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.96%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.08%) XenApp
6 6 (2.64%) Squid
6 6 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.20%) vSphere
8 4 (1.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.44%) MDaemon
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (6.61%) Backup Exec
2 11 (4.85%) SCCM
3 7 (3.08%) Puppet
4 4 (1.76%) HAProxy
4 4 (1.76%) WSUS
4 4 (1.76%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.32%) SCOM
5 3 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.88%) Nessus
7 1 (0.44%) OpenView
7 1 (0.44%) Nagios
7 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 179 (78.85%) Cisco
2 116 (51.10%) Microsoft
3 89 (39.21%) CheckPoint
4 64 (28.19%) Apple
5 59 (25.99%) VMware
6 51 (22.47%) Avaya
7 33 (14.54%) Juniper
8 26 (11.45%) F5
9 23 (10.13%) Websense
10 22 (9.69%) Citrix
11 21 (9.25%) Blue Coat
12 15 (6.61%) SonicWALL
13 11 (4.85%) HP
13 11 (4.85%) Symantec
14 10 (4.41%) McAfee
14 10 (4.41%) Draytek
14 10 (4.41%) Aruba
14 10 (4.41%) SolarWinds
15 9 (3.96%) Lumension
16 8 (3.52%) Dell
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