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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 98 100 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.18% 10.43% 10.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.18% 43.48% 53.81%
Number of salaries quoted 88 91 119
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +10.38%
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
238 230 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.28% 23.98% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 206 205 215
Median salary £38,250 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.83% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 May 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 May 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
Maidstone +6 17 £42,500 -9.57%
West Malling - 12 £63,750 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +10 7 £40,000 -33.33%
Stansted -13 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Dartford +1 6 £29,500 -41.00%
Chatham -10 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Rochester +7 1 £30,000 +50.00%
Sittingbourne -6 1 - -
Westerham - 1 £35,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 112 (57.14%) Cisco
2 111 (56.63%) Windows
3 103 (52.55%) Microsoft
4 94 (47.96%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 78 (39.80%) CCNA
7 71 (36.22%) VMware
8 66 (33.67%) Active Directory
9 58 (29.59%) CheckPoint
10 54 (27.55%) ITIL
10 54 (27.55%) MS Exchange
11 48 (24.49%) DNS
12 46 (23.47%) DHCP
13 45 (22.96%) Finance
13 45 (22.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (21.94%) Security Cleared
15 42 (21.43%) Windows 8
15 42 (21.43%) HP
15 42 (21.43%) CCNP
16 39 (19.90%) VPN
17 37 (18.88%) Linux
18 36 (18.37%) MS Office
18 36 (18.37%) SLA
19 35 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
20 34 (17.35%) Cisco ASA
21 33 (16.84%) MCSE
22 32 (16.33%) Avaya
23 31 (15.82%) Juniper
23 31 (15.82%) WAN
23 31 (15.82%) F5

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 54 (27.55%) MS Exchange
2 29 (14.80%) Exchange Server 2000
3 27 (13.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (9.18%) SharePoint
5 16 (8.16%) IIS
6 11 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.10%) Skype for Business
8 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.53%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (18.37%) MS Office
2 12 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.67%) Office 365
2 7 (3.57%) SaaS
3 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.02%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.02%) PaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Heroku
7 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (24.49%) DNS
2 46 (23.47%) DHCP
3 39 (19.90%) VPN
4 34 (17.35%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (15.82%) WAN
6 27 (13.78%) LAN
7 24 (12.24%) Wireless
8 23 (11.73%) TCP/IP
9 20 (10.20%) Network Security
10 15 (7.65%) SAN
11 14 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
11 14 (7.14%) OSPF
12 10 (5.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 10 (5.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (5.10%) IP Telephony
12 10 (5.10%) MPLS
12 10 (5.10%) NetScreen
12 10 (5.10%) VLAN
13 8 (4.08%) ExtremeXOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.51%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.51%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 45 (22.96%) Finance
2 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.53%) Legal
4 2 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (26.53%) Network Engineer
1 52 (26.53%) Support Engineer
2 41 (20.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 40 (20.41%) Exchange Engineer
4 38 (19.39%) Windows Engineer
5 37 (18.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 36 (18.37%) Cisco Support
6 36 (18.37%) Server Engineer
7 31 (15.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 31 (15.82%) Server Support
8 28 (14.29%) Exchange Support
8 28 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
9 27 (13.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (13.78%) Windows Support Engineer
10 25 (12.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 25 (12.76%) Administrator
10 25 (12.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 25 (12.76%) Storage Administrator
10 25 (12.76%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 25 (12.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.10%) .NET
2 1 (0.51%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.78%) Blackberry
2 25 (12.76%) HP Storage
3 17 (8.67%) Data Centre
4 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.63%) Driving Licence
6 8 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (3.06%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.06%) iPad
7 6 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.06%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.04%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.51%) Clustering
10 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.51%) Replication
10 1 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 111 (56.63%) Windows
2 84 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 45 (22.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 37 (18.88%) Linux
6 29 (14.80%) Windows 2000 Server
7 27 (13.78%) Mac OS X
7 27 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (4.59%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.06%) Unix
12 3 (1.53%) Android
12 3 (1.53%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.53%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.51%) CentOS
13 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.55%) ITIL
2 26 (13.27%) Problem Management
3 25 (12.76%) Capacity Management
4 23 (11.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (7.65%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.63%) Change Control
6 13 (6.63%) Migration
7 10 (5.10%) Coaching
8 9 (4.59%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (4.59%) Network Design
9 8 (4.08%) SIEM
10 7 (3.57%) Change Management
10 7 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (3.57%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.06%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.55%) Data Protection
12 5 (2.55%) Information Security
12 5 (2.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.67%) SQL
2 8 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.51%) C
4 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.51%) Python
4 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (47.96%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (39.80%) CCNA
3 43 (21.94%) Security Cleared
4 42 (21.43%) CCNP
5 35 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (16.84%) MCSE
7 28 (14.29%) MCITP
8 23 (11.73%) CCSE
9 12 (6.12%) CCIE
10 11 (5.61%) Degree
11 10 (5.10%) JNCIP
11 10 (5.10%) JNCIS
12 9 (4.59%) CCDA
12 9 (4.59%) CCDP
12 9 (4.59%) CCSA
12 9 (4.59%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (3.57%) SC Cleared
14 6 (3.06%) CCSP
15 3 (1.53%) JNCIA
15 3 (1.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (18.37%) SLA
2 10 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.08%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 66 (33.67%) Active Directory
2 30 (15.31%) vSphere
3 28 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 13 (6.63%) Terminal Services
6 9 (4.59%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.08%) Firmware
8 7 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (3.57%) ISA Server
9 4 (2.04%) vCloud
10 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.02%) XenApp
11 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.51%) Docker
11 1 (0.51%) iptables
11 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (12.76%) HP Data Protector
1 25 (12.76%) HP SIM
1 25 (12.76%) NetBackup
1 25 (12.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 8 (4.08%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.55%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (2.04%) SCOM
5 3 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.53%) SCCM
6 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.02%) Nessus
6 2 (1.02%) Nmap
7 1 (0.51%) Ansible
7 1 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
7 1 (0.51%) OpenView
7 1 (0.51%) Puppet
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 112 (57.14%) Cisco
2 103 (52.55%) Microsoft
3 71 (36.22%) VMware
4 58 (29.59%) CheckPoint
5 42 (21.43%) HP
6 32 (16.33%) Avaya
7 31 (15.82%) F5
7 31 (15.82%) Juniper
8 29 (14.80%) Apple
9 27 (13.78%) 3PAR
10 26 (13.27%) Citrix
10 26 (13.27%) Symantec
11 13 (6.63%) Forcepoint
11 13 (6.63%) SolarWinds
12 12 (6.12%) Blue Coat
13 10 (5.10%) Palo Alto
14 9 (4.59%) Aruba
14 9 (4.59%) Extreme Networks
15 7 (3.57%) WatchGuard
16 6 (3.06%) Siebel
West Malling
Capita plc
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Shift
Posted: 14 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago