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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 13 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 127 86 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 13.53% 8.01% 12.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.95% 43.22% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 114 77 114
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
227 199 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.17% 18.53% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 205 186 189
Median salary £36,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Folkestone - 17 £35,000 -
Dartford +18 15 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Maidstone -3 14 £37,000 -14.94% 1
Tunbridge Wells +18 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Westerham - 4 £33,000 -
Sittingbourne -2 2 £28,250 -
Chatham -7 2 £23,500 -55.23%
Faversham - 2 £44,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £44,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £72,500 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 129 (62.62%) Cisco
2 103 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 98 (47.57%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (38.35%) CCNA
5 72 (34.95%) CCNP
5 72 (34.95%) ITIL
5 72 (34.95%) Windows
6 65 (31.55%) Microsoft
6 65 (31.55%) VMware
7 59 (28.64%) CCSE
8 56 (27.18%) Active Directory
9 54 (26.21%) Windows Server
10 53 (25.73%) F5
11 52 (25.24%) Finance
12 47 (22.82%) VPN
13 44 (21.36%) IP Telephony
13 44 (21.36%) Extreme Networks
14 42 (20.39%) Change Control
15 41 (19.90%) DNS
16 40 (19.42%) Network Security
17 37 (17.96%) Wireless
18 36 (17.48%) WAN
18 36 (17.48%) DHCP
19 33 (16.02%) MS Exchange
19 33 (16.02%) Juniper
20 32 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
21 31 (15.05%) Check Point Certification
22 30 (14.56%) LAN
23 28 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
24 27 (13.11%) Cisco ASA

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 33 (16.02%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (4.85%) IIS
4 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2000
5 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.43%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.94%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.97%) CMS
9 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (8.25%) MS Office
2 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.91%) Office 365
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Heroku
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.82%) VPN
2 44 (21.36%) IP Telephony
3 41 (19.90%) DNS
4 40 (19.42%) Network Security
5 37 (17.96%) Wireless
6 36 (17.48%) DHCP
6 36 (17.48%) WAN
7 30 (14.56%) LAN
8 27 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (10.68%) ExtremeXOS
10 21 (10.19%) MPLS
11 19 (9.22%) TCP/IP
12 18 (8.74%) IPsec
13 17 (8.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 16 (7.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 15 (7.28%) Internet
16 14 (6.80%) SNMP
17 13 (6.31%) 802.11
17 13 (6.31%) DPNSS
17 13 (6.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.91%) Big Data
2 5 (2.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (2.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.97%) Gatling
2 2 (0.97%) JMeter
2 2 (0.97%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.97%) Selenium
2 2 (0.97%) TestNG
3 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 52 (25.24%) Finance
2 7 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.94%) Legal
4 3 (1.46%) Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (32.04%) Network Engineer
2 59 (28.64%) Support Engineer
3 34 (16.50%) Network Support
4 31 (15.05%) Security Engineer
5 28 (13.59%) Cisco Support
6 27 (13.11%) Network Security Engineer
7 24 (11.65%) Analyst
7 24 (11.65%) Cisco Engineer
8 20 (9.71%) Network Support Engineer
9 19 (9.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 19 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (8.25%) Data Engineer
11 15 (7.28%) Check Point Support
12 14 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (6.80%) Administrator
12 14 (6.80%) Storage Administrator
12 14 (6.80%) Storage Systems Administrator
12 14 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (6.31%) Security Analyst
14 11 (5.34%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.31%) 802.1X
2 9 (4.37%) .NET
3 4 (1.94%) Lucene
4 2 (0.97%) Ajax
4 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.97%) HTML
5 1 (0.49%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 14 (6.80%) HP Storage
3 13 (6.31%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.91%) iPad
6 5 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.94%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.94%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.46%) Shadow IT
9 2 (0.97%) iPhone
9 2 (0.97%) Replication
10 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 72 (34.95%) Windows
2 54 (26.21%) Windows Server
3 32 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (10.19%) Windows 8
5 20 (9.71%) Linux
6 16 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (6.31%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.37%) Windows XP
11 8 (3.88%) Mac OS
12 7 (3.40%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.43%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.94%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.46%) CentOS
16 1 (0.49%) MVS
16 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.95%) ITIL
2 42 (20.39%) Change Control
3 21 (10.19%) Information Security
4 20 (9.71%) Network Design
5 19 (9.22%) SIEM
6 17 (8.25%) Coaching
7 15 (7.28%) Capacity Management
7 15 (7.28%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (5.34%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (4.85%) Data Protection
9 10 (4.85%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.37%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.88%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (3.40%) Security Operations
12 7 (3.40%) Service Delivery
13 6 (2.91%) Change Management
13 6 (2.91%) Incident Management
14 5 (2.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.85%) SQL
2 7 (3.40%) Java
3 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.97%) Perl
3 2 (0.97%) VB
3 2 (0.97%) VBScript
4 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.49%) C
4 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 98 (47.57%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (38.35%) CCNA
3 72 (34.95%) CCNP
4 59 (28.64%) CCSE
5 31 (15.05%) Check Point Certification
6 20 (9.71%) Security Cleared
7 17 (8.25%) JNCIP
8 15 (7.28%) JNCIS
9 14 (6.80%) Degree
9 14 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (5.34%) CISSP
11 10 (4.85%) MCSE
12 6 (2.91%) CCDA
12 6 (2.91%) CCDP
12 6 (2.91%) CCIE
12 6 (2.91%) CCSA
13 5 (2.43%) CCSP
13 5 (2.43%) MCITP
13 5 (2.43%) MCSA
13 5 (2.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.19%) SLA
2 7 (3.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (27.18%) Active Directory
2 28 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (12.62%) Firmware
4 21 (10.19%) vSphere
5 14 (6.80%) Hyper-V
6 12 (5.83%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (3.88%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.43%) XenApp
10 3 (1.46%) Docker
10 3 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.46%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.97%) vCloud
11 2 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.28%) FortiGate
2 14 (6.80%) HP Data Protector
2 14 (6.80%) HP SIM
2 14 (6.80%) NetBackup
2 14 (6.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (2.91%) Nessus
4 5 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.46%) SCOM
7 2 (0.97%) Ansible
8 1 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.49%) OpenView
8 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 129 (62.62%) Cisco
2 103 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 65 (31.55%) Microsoft
3 65 (31.55%) VMware
4 53 (25.73%) F5
5 44 (21.36%) Extreme Networks
6 33 (16.02%) Juniper
7 27 (13.11%) HP
8 24 (11.65%) Citrix
9 22 (10.68%) Blue Coat
10 16 (7.77%) Aruba
11 15 (7.28%) Symantec
12 14 (6.80%) 3PAR
12 14 (6.80%) Mitel
13 11 (5.34%) LogRhythm
14 10 (4.85%) Palo Alto
15 9 (4.37%) Avaya
16 7 (3.40%) Apple
17 6 (2.91%) Fortinet
17 6 (2.91%) SolarWinds
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