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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 29 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 78 122 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.90% 10.53% 7.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 52.36% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 73 114 61
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
208 233 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.07% 20.10% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 191 210 223
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,938 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
Maidstone +16 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Chatham +5 6 £55,000 -4.34%
Dartford 0 3 £50,000 +47.05%
Tunbridge Wells -19 2 £41,000 -20.00% 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 133 (71.89%) Cisco
2 110 (59.46%) Windows
3 100 (54.05%) Microsoft
4 85 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (43.24%) CCNA
6 73 (39.46%) MS Exchange
7 66 (35.68%) DNS
8 61 (32.97%) CheckPoint
9 58 (31.35%) VMware
10 57 (30.81%) DHCP
10 57 (30.81%) WAN
11 56 (30.27%) Linux
11 56 (30.27%) MS Office
12 52 (28.11%) Blackberry
13 51 (27.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 49 (26.49%) Apple
14 49 (26.49%) Windows 8
15 48 (25.95%) TCP/IP
16 45 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (23.78%) LAN
18 43 (23.24%) Microsoft Certification
19 42 (22.70%) MCSE
20 38 (20.54%) Avaya
20 38 (20.54%) Problem Management
20 38 (20.54%) VLAN
20 38 (20.54%) Hyper-V
21 37 (20.00%) Active Directory
22 36 (19.46%) MPLS
23 35 (18.92%) CCNP
23 35 (18.92%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 73 (39.46%) MS Exchange
2 51 (27.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 30 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2000
4 23 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (11.89%) IIS
6 17 (9.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (8.11%) SharePoint
8 12 (6.49%) Apache
9 10 (5.41%) Lync
10 3 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.54%) FileNet
12 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 56 (30.27%) MS Office
2 30 (16.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.03%) Office 365
2 9 (4.86%) SaaS
3 4 (2.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 66 (35.68%) DNS
2 57 (30.81%) DHCP
2 57 (30.81%) WAN
3 48 (25.95%) TCP/IP
4 44 (23.78%) LAN
5 38 (20.54%) VLAN
6 36 (19.46%) MPLS
7 32 (17.30%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (15.14%) SAN
9 23 (12.43%) VPN
10 18 (9.73%) Wireless
10 18 (9.73%) Network Security
11 17 (9.19%) IMAP
11 17 (9.19%) SMTP
12 16 (8.65%) DMZ
13 10 (5.41%) iSCSI
14 9 (4.86%) NAS
15 8 (4.32%) BGP
15 8 (4.32%) OSPF
15 8 (4.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.41%) Redis
3 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.24%) TeamCity
1 6 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.16%) NUnit
3 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (14.05%) Finance
2 12 (6.49%) Advertising
3 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
6 1 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 68 (36.76%) Support Engineer
2 46 (24.86%) Network Engineer
3 26 (14.05%) Systems Engineer
4 22 (11.89%) Systems Support Engineer
4 22 (11.89%) Systems Support
4 22 (11.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (11.35%) Analyst
5 21 (11.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (8.11%) Deployment Engineer
6 15 (8.11%) IT Support
7 14 (7.57%) Consultant
8 13 (7.03%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 10 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Senior Support Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 7 (3.78%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (3.78%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.65%) MAPI
2 5 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (1.08%) HTML
3 2 (1.08%) Web Services
4 1 (0.54%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.54%) EDI
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.54%) jQuery
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (28.11%) Blackberry
2 25 (13.51%) Open Source
3 19 (10.27%) iPhone
3 19 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.65%) PDA
5 11 (5.95%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.86%) Replication
7 6 (3.24%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.62%) AS400
8 3 (1.62%) iPad
9 2 (1.08%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.08%) NHS
9 2 (1.08%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.54%) Tandem
10 1 (0.54%) Handset
10 1 (0.54%) IVR
10 1 (0.54%) Clustering
10 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 110 (59.46%) Windows
2 56 (30.27%) Linux
3 49 (26.49%) Windows 8
4 33 (17.84%) Mac OS X
5 31 (16.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (12.97%) Windows XP
8 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (9.19%) Android
11 16 (8.65%) Windows Vista
12 14 (7.57%) Windows 7
12 14 (7.57%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.16%) UNIX
14 1 (0.54%) Solaris
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.54%) Problem Management
2 26 (14.05%) Network Monitoring
3 23 (12.43%) Information Security
3 23 (12.43%) Incident Management
4 21 (11.35%) Migration
5 19 (10.27%) ITIL
6 16 (8.65%) DevOps
7 13 (7.03%) SIEM
8 10 (5.41%) Security Management
8 10 (5.41%) Project Management
9 8 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.24%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.24%) Build Automation
10 6 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.24%) Data Security
11 5 (2.70%) Change Management
11 5 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.70%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (2.70%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.68%) SQL
2 16 (8.65%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.16%) Java
4 3 (1.62%) PHP
5 2 (1.08%) Perl
5 2 (1.08%) C#
5 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.54%) Korn
6 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (43.24%) CCNA
3 43 (23.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (22.70%) MCSE
5 35 (18.92%) CCNP
6 30 (16.22%) MCITP
7 13 (7.03%) CISSP
8 7 (3.78%) CISM
9 6 (3.24%) Degree
10 5 (2.70%) CCSA
10 5 (2.70%) CCSE
10 5 (2.70%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.62%) MCSA
12 2 (1.08%) CCIE
12 2 (1.08%) CCIP
12 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.54%) CCDP
13 1 (0.54%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.54%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.43%) SLA
2 17 (9.19%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.24%) GPG13
6 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 45 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (20.54%) Hyper-V
3 37 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (8.11%) vSphere
5 9 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.32%) XenApp
6 8 (4.32%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.24%) Squid
8 4 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.54%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 21 (11.35%) Backup Exec
2 18 (9.73%) SCCM
3 10 (5.41%) HAProxy
3 10 (5.41%) SCOM
4 6 (3.24%) Puppet
4 6 (3.24%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.16%) WSUS
6 3 (1.62%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.08%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.54%) OpenView
8 1 (0.54%) Nessus
8 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 133 (71.89%) Cisco
2 100 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 61 (32.97%) CheckPoint
4 58 (31.35%) VMware
5 49 (26.49%) Apple
6 38 (20.54%) Avaya
7 24 (12.97%) Citrix
8 17 (9.19%) Symantec
9 16 (8.65%) Draytek
10 15 (8.11%) Juniper
10 15 (8.11%) Websense
11 14 (7.57%) HP
12 13 (7.03%) Blue Coat
13 11 (5.95%) F5
14 9 (4.86%) Splunk
14 9 (4.86%) Veeam
15 7 (3.78%) SonicWALL
16 5 (2.70%) SolarWinds
17 4 (2.16%) LogRhythm
17 4 (2.16%) SAP
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + health + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester, Kent
NTA Monitor Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago