The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 18 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 99 89 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 12.63% 7.97% 10.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 53.80% 43.84% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 89 83 119
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £63,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
184 203 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.47% 18.19% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 156 181 241
Median salary £43,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Kent

Firewall
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford +17 26 £57,500 +130.00%
Folkestone - 6 £35,000 -
Faversham - 4 £37,500 -
West Malling +3 3 £65,000 +26.82%
Chatham -4 2 £21,750 -66.53%
Tonbridge - 2 £72,500 -
Westerham - 2 £25,000 -
Rochester +2 1 £32,500 +47.72%
Sittingbourne -8 1 £23,000 -8.00%
Maidstone -28 1 £27,500 -42.10%
Sevenoaks - 1 £30,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 145 (63.32%) Cisco
2 126 (55.02%) CheckPoint
3 89 (38.86%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (36.68%) VPN
5 83 (36.24%) CCNA
6 82 (35.81%) ITIL
7 80 (34.93%) VMware
8 77 (33.62%) IP Telephony
8 77 (33.62%) Windows
9 76 (33.19%) WAN
9 76 (33.19%) CCNP
10 71 (31.00%) Microsoft
11 67 (29.26%) Windows Server
12 65 (28.38%) LAN
13 59 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 58 (25.33%) Active Directory
15 57 (24.89%) DNS
16 56 (24.45%) F5
17 53 (23.14%) Extreme Networks
18 52 (22.71%) Change Control
18 52 (22.71%) DHCP
18 52 (22.71%) CCSE
19 51 (22.27%) Wireless
20 46 (20.09%) Finance
21 41 (17.90%) Network Security
22 39 (17.03%) Mitel
22 39 (17.03%) Check Point Certification
23 36 (15.72%) Windows Server 2008
24 35 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
24 35 (15.28%) Network Design

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 30 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (6.55%) IIS
5 14 (6.11%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.80%) Office 365
2 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 84 (36.68%) VPN
2 77 (33.62%) IP Telephony
3 76 (33.19%) WAN
4 65 (28.38%) LAN
5 57 (24.89%) DNS
6 52 (22.71%) DHCP
7 51 (22.27%) Wireless
8 41 (17.90%) Network Security
9 35 (15.28%) IPsec
10 33 (14.41%) SNMP
11 32 (13.97%) MPLS
11 32 (13.97%) TCP/IP
12 29 (12.66%) VoIP
13 26 (11.35%) ExtremeXOS
13 26 (11.35%) WLAN
14 22 (9.61%) SAN
15 21 (9.17%) 802.11
15 21 (9.17%) DPNSS
15 21 (9.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 21 (9.17%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.87%) Big Data
3 2 (0.87%) MySQL
3 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Gatling
1 1 (0.44%) JMeter
1 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.44%) Selenium
1 1 (0.44%) TestNG
1 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (20.09%) Finance
2 6 (2.62%) Banking
3 4 (1.75%) Back Office
3 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.31%) Legal
5 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (31.00%) Network Engineer
2 62 (27.07%) Support Engineer
3 44 (19.21%) Network Support
4 30 (13.10%) Cisco Engineer
4 30 (13.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 29 (12.66%) Security Engineer
6 25 (10.92%) Analyst
6 25 (10.92%) Network Security Engineer
7 23 (10.04%) Data Engineer
7 23 (10.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (9.17%) Cisco Support
9 18 (7.86%) Network Support Engineer
10 17 (7.42%) Security Analyst
11 16 (6.99%) Check Point Support
12 15 (6.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 14 (6.11%) 1st Line Support
14 13 (5.68%) Cisco Design Engineer
15 11 (4.80%) 1st Line Engineer
15 11 (4.80%) 1st Line Support Engineer
16 9 (3.93%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.17%) 802.1X
2 15 (6.55%) .NET
3 5 (2.18%) REST
3 5 (2.18%) SOAP
3 5 (2.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.44%) Ajax
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.44%) HTML
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.99%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.24%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.49%) iPad
5 6 (2.62%) iPhone
6 4 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.87%) Replication
8 2 (0.87%) Shadow IT
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (33.62%) Windows
2 67 (29.26%) Windows Server
3 36 (15.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (9.61%) Windows 8
6 20 (8.73%) Windows 7
7 16 (6.99%) Mac OS
7 16 (6.99%) Windows XP
8 14 (6.11%) Linux
9 10 (4.37%) Android
10 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.49%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.62%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.62%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.87%) CentOS
14 1 (0.44%) MVS
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.81%) ITIL
2 52 (22.71%) Change Control
3 35 (15.28%) Network Design
4 24 (10.48%) Information Security
5 20 (8.73%) Coaching
6 17 (7.42%) SIEM
7 16 (6.99%) Service Delivery
8 15 (6.55%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (5.24%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.24%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (4.80%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (4.37%) Service Management
12 9 (3.93%) B2B
12 9 (3.93%) High Availability
12 9 (3.93%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.93%) Project Management
13 8 (3.49%) Change Management
13 8 (3.49%) Translating Business Requirements
13 8 (3.49%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (3.06%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.62%) SQL
2 1 (0.44%) Java
2 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.44%) Perl
2 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.44%) VB
2 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 89 (38.86%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (36.24%) CCNA
3 76 (33.19%) CCNP
4 52 (22.71%) CCSE
5 39 (17.03%) Check Point Certification
6 19 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (5.24%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (4.80%) CISSP
8 11 (4.80%) MCSA
9 10 (4.37%) MCSE
10 9 (3.93%) Degree
11 6 (2.62%) MCITP
12 5 (2.18%) MCTS
12 5 (2.18%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.75%) CEH
13 4 (1.75%) SANS
14 3 (1.31%) CCIE
14 3 (1.31%) CCSA
14 3 (1.31%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.31%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.04%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.06%) SLA
4 3 (1.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 59 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (25.33%) Active Directory
3 33 (14.41%) Hyper-V
4 30 (13.10%) Firmware
5 22 (9.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 22 (9.61%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.62%) vSphere
7 5 (2.18%) XenApp
8 3 (1.31%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.87%) Docker
9 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) Nessus
2 4 (1.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.31%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.87%) Ansible
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 145 (63.32%) Cisco
2 126 (55.02%) CheckPoint
3 80 (34.93%) VMware
4 71 (31.00%) Microsoft
5 56 (24.45%) F5
6 53 (23.14%) Extreme Networks
7 39 (17.03%) Mitel
8 28 (12.23%) HP
9 24 (10.48%) Citrix
10 23 (10.04%) Juniper
11 19 (8.30%) Riverbed
12 15 (6.55%) Blue Coat
13 14 (6.11%) Siemens
14 12 (5.24%) Brocade
15 10 (4.37%) Apple
15 10 (4.37%) Palo Alto
16 8 (3.49%) Aruba
16 8 (3.49%) Avaya
17 7 (3.06%) LogRhythm
18 6 (2.62%) Dell