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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 27 51 15
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -36
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 107 54 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.19% 4.38% 10.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.40% 26.21% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 103 51 62
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £50,000 £50,000
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
241 206 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.70% 16.72% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 220 192 166
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 £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +29 25 £45,000 +100.00% 2
West Malling +2 5 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Stansted -1 5 £22,500 -45.78%
Sevenoaks 0 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Faversham - 4 £35,000 -
Folkestone -12 2 £20,000 -33.33%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 185 (81.14%) Cisco
2 141 (61.84%) Windows
3 118 (51.75%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (43.86%) CheckPoint
5 95 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 91 (39.91%) MS Exchange
7 79 (34.65%) CCNA
8 76 (33.33%) WAN
9 66 (28.95%) Apple
10 62 (27.19%) VMware
11 60 (26.32%) LAN
12 59 (25.88%) MS Office
13 57 (25.00%) CCNP
14 53 (23.25%) Linux
15 52 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 50 (21.93%) Juniper
17 49 (21.49%) ITIL
18 48 (21.05%) MCSE
19 46 (20.18%) F5
20 43 (18.86%) Problem Management
21 41 (17.98%) Avaya
21 41 (17.98%) Blackberry
21 41 (17.98%) Active Directory
22 40 (17.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 40 (17.54%) Finance
23 39 (17.11%) DNS
24 38 (16.67%) Wireless
24 38 (16.67%) Mac OS X
25 37 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
25 37 (16.23%) VLAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 91 (39.91%) MS Exchange
2 40 (17.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2000
4 22 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.95%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (3.07%) Apache
9 6 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.75%) JBoss
11 2 (0.88%) IIS
11 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.88%) nginx
12 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (25.88%) MS Office
2 34 (14.91%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.63%) FastStats
4 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.39%) Office 365
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (33.33%) WAN
2 60 (26.32%) LAN
3 39 (17.11%) DNS
4 38 (16.67%) Wireless
5 37 (16.23%) VLAN
6 36 (15.79%) VPN
7 35 (15.35%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (13.16%) Network Security
9 29 (12.72%) DHCP
10 28 (12.28%) MPLS
11 27 (11.84%) SAN
12 24 (10.53%) Internet
12 24 (10.53%) TCP/IP
12 24 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (8.33%) IP Telephony
14 18 (7.89%) Cisco PIX
15 16 (7.02%) VoIP
15 16 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 15 (6.58%) BGP
17 11 (4.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.07%) MySQL
4 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 40 (17.54%) Finance
2 13 (5.70%) Advertising
3 7 (3.07%) Legal
4 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.75%) Banking
4 4 (1.75%) Marketing
5 3 (1.32%) Retail
5 3 (1.32%) Electronics
5 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (21.49%) Network Engineer
2 42 (18.42%) Consultant
3 34 (14.91%) Support Engineer
4 23 (10.09%) Technical Consultant
5 21 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (8.77%) Analyst
6 20 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 17 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (6.58%) Security Engineer
9 14 (6.14%) Security Consultant
10 12 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
11 11 (4.82%) Architect
11 11 (4.82%) Team Leader
12 10 (4.39%) IT Security Consultant
12 10 (4.39%) IT Consultant
12 10 (4.39%) Network Team Leader
13 9 (3.95%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
13 9 (3.95%) Technical Support
13 9 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.19%) MAPI
2 4 (1.75%) YAML
3 2 (0.88%) Memcached
3 2 (0.88%) HTML
3 2 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.98%) Blackberry
2 19 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.82%) iPhone
4 8 (3.51%) Open Source
4 8 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.63%) iPad
6 5 (2.19%) PDA
7 3 (1.32%) DTV
8 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) NHS
8 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 141 (61.84%) Windows
2 53 (23.25%) Linux
3 38 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 37 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (15.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 33 (14.47%) Windows 7
7 30 (13.16%) Windows 8
8 25 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 19 (8.33%) AIX
11 15 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (3.51%) Windows Vista
13 6 (2.63%) Android
14 5 (2.19%) VMS
14 5 (2.19%) UNIX
14 5 (2.19%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.75%) Solaris
16 2 (0.88%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.49%) ITIL
2 43 (18.86%) Problem Management
3 30 (13.16%) Information Security
4 23 (10.09%) Network Monitoring
5 20 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (8.33%) Change Management
6 19 (8.33%) SIEM
7 18 (7.89%) Service Management
8 15 (6.58%) Service Delivery
8 15 (6.58%) Release Management
9 14 (6.14%) Incident Management
9 14 (6.14%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.70%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (4.82%) Migration
11 11 (4.82%) Load Balancing
11 11 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (4.82%) System Testing
12 10 (4.39%) CRM
13 9 (3.95%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.09%) SQL
2 9 (3.95%) PHP
3 6 (2.63%) Java
3 6 (2.63%) Perl
4 4 (1.75%) C
4 4 (1.75%) C++
4 4 (1.75%) Python
4 4 (1.75%) Ruby
5 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 118 (51.75%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (34.65%) CCNA
3 57 (25.00%) CCNP
4 52 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (21.05%) MCSE
6 36 (15.79%) MCITP
7 23 (10.09%) Degree
8 19 (8.33%) CCSE
9 18 (7.89%) Security Cleared
10 16 (7.02%) JNCIS
10 16 (7.02%) CISSP
11 12 (5.26%) CCSA
12 11 (4.82%) CCIE
13 10 (4.39%) JNCIA
14 8 (3.51%) CCDA
14 8 (3.51%) CCDP
15 5 (2.19%) CCSP
15 5 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (2.19%) SC Cleared
16 4 (1.75%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.21%) PCI DSS
2 20 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.70%) SLA
4 6 (2.63%) COBIT
5 3 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 41 (17.98%) Active Directory
2 34 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.58%) XenApp
4 13 (5.70%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.07%) vSphere
6 6 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.19%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.75%) NFS
9 3 (1.32%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.32%) Squid
10 2 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.88%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (5.70%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.63%) ZABBIX
3 5 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.19%) Puppet
4 4 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.75%) OpenView
4 4 (1.75%) Control-M
4 4 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.32%) SCCM
5 3 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.88%) SELinux
6 2 (0.88%) SCOM
6 2 (0.88%) Nessus
6 2 (0.88%) WSUS
6 2 (0.88%) Foglight
7 1 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 185 (81.14%) Cisco
2 100 (43.86%) CheckPoint
3 95 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 66 (28.95%) Apple
5 62 (27.19%) VMware
6 50 (21.93%) Juniper
7 46 (20.18%) F5
8 41 (17.98%) Avaya
9 32 (14.04%) Websense
10 25 (10.96%) Blue Coat
11 24 (10.53%) Citrix
12 20 (8.77%) Oracle
13 19 (8.33%) SonicWALL
14 17 (7.46%) HP
15 16 (7.02%) Aruba
16 15 (6.58%) Lumension
16 15 (6.58%) McAfee
17 13 (5.70%) Dell
18 11 (4.82%) SolarWinds
19 8 (3.51%) Trend Micro
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car + Bonus
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