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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 17 43 21
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 120 50 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 12.08% 4.62% 8.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.42% 25.91% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 109 38 59
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
238 193 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.97% 17.82% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 196 164 156
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +15 18 £42,500 +84.78% 4
Dartford - 7 £37,500 -
Dover -1 5 £62,500 -
Folkestone -6 5 £20,000 -46.66%
Westerham - 4 £24,750 -
West Malling +1 3 £24,000 -18.64% 4
Tunbridge Wells +26 2 £50,000 -
Rochester - 2 £31,500 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 192 (75.89%) Cisco
2 151 (59.68%) Windows
3 132 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
4 127 (50.20%) CheckPoint
5 104 (41.11%) MS Exchange
6 101 (39.92%) WAN
7 93 (36.76%) Microsoft
8 84 (33.20%) CCNA
9 83 (32.81%) LAN
10 81 (32.02%) ITIL
11 65 (25.69%) Juniper
12 61 (24.11%) F5
13 58 (22.92%) Active Directory
13 58 (22.92%) MS Office
14 55 (21.74%) MCSE
14 55 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
15 51 (20.16%) Finance
16 50 (19.76%) Apple
17 49 (19.37%) Linux
18 47 (18.58%) VMware
19 45 (17.79%) Wireless
20 43 (17.00%) Websense
21 42 (16.60%) CCNP
22 41 (16.21%) MCITP
23 40 (15.81%) Windows Server 2008
24 37 (14.62%) Blackberry
25 36 (14.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
25 36 (14.23%) Avaya
25 36 (14.23%) Problem Management
26 35 (13.83%) Degree

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 104 (41.11%) MS Exchange
2 36 (14.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2000
4 20 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (4.74%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.56%) Apache
8 9 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.98%) IIS
11 4 (1.58%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.79%) nginx
13 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 58 (22.92%) MS Office
2 32 (12.65%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.56%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.79%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 101 (39.92%) WAN
2 83 (32.81%) LAN
3 45 (17.79%) Wireless
4 33 (13.04%) Network Security
4 33 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 31 (12.25%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (11.46%) Internet
7 24 (9.49%) IP Telephony
7 24 (9.49%) SAN
8 22 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
9 21 (8.30%) BGP
10 20 (7.91%) VPN
11 18 (7.11%) DNS
11 18 (7.11%) OSPF
11 18 (7.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 17 (6.72%) VoIP
13 16 (6.32%) TCP/IP
14 15 (5.93%) VLAN
15 13 (5.14%) MPLS
16 9 (3.56%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.56%) MySQL
4 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.19%) Ingres
6 2 (0.79%) SSDT
6 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.19%) WebLOAD
3 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.79%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.79%) NuGet
General
1 51 (20.16%) Finance
2 22 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.77%) Advertising
4 6 (2.37%) Banking
5 5 (1.98%) Legal
5 5 (1.98%) Marketing
6 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.19%) Electronics
6 3 (1.19%) Retail
6 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (25.69%) Consultant
2 43 (17.00%) Network Engineer
3 33 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 30 (11.86%) Analyst
5 26 (10.28%) Technical Consultant
6 22 (8.70%) Security Consultant
7 21 (8.30%) Senior Network Engineer
7 21 (8.30%) Support Analyst
7 21 (8.30%) Security Engineer
8 20 (7.91%) IT Support
9 19 (7.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (5.14%) IT Consultant
10 13 (5.14%) IT Support Analyst
10 13 (5.14%) IT Security Consultant
11 12 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (4.35%) Technical Support
12 11 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
12 11 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
13 10 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.58%) YAML
2 3 (1.19%) .NET
3 2 (0.79%) Rendezvous
3 2 (0.79%) WCF
3 2 (0.79%) Memcached
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.62%) Blackberry
2 30 (11.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.19%) DTV
3 3 (1.19%) Clustering
3 3 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.79%) Open Source
4 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.40%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.40%) e-Health
5 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 151 (59.68%) Windows
2 49 (19.37%) Linux
3 40 (15.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (13.83%) Windows 2000 Server
5 34 (13.44%) Mac OS X
6 32 (12.65%) Windows 7
7 30 (11.86%) Windows 8
8 22 (8.70%) Windows XP
9 20 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (7.11%) AIX
11 11 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.77%) Solaris
13 6 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.98%) UNIX
14 5 (1.98%) VMS
14 5 (1.98%) CentOS
15 3 (1.19%) OS/400
16 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.79%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (32.02%) ITIL
2 36 (14.23%) Problem Management
3 32 (12.65%) Information Security
4 27 (10.67%) Network Management
5 23 (9.09%) SIEM
5 23 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (9.09%) Service Management
6 22 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 21 (8.30%) Release Management
8 20 (7.91%) Change Control
8 20 (7.91%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (7.51%) PRINCE2
10 17 (6.72%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.72%) Network Design
11 15 (5.93%) Supplier Management
11 15 (5.93%) Change Management
12 14 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (5.53%) Project Management
13 13 (5.14%) Load Balancing
13 13 (5.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.70%) SQL
2 9 (3.56%) C
2 9 (3.56%) Java
3 8 (3.16%) Python
4 7 (2.77%) Ruby
5 6 (2.37%) Perl
5 6 (2.37%) PHP
6 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.58%) C++
8 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 132 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (33.20%) CCNA
3 55 (21.74%) MCSE
3 55 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (16.60%) CCNP
5 41 (16.21%) MCITP
6 35 (13.83%) Degree
7 25 (9.88%) CCSA
8 23 (9.09%) CCSE
8 23 (9.09%) JNCIS
9 12 (4.74%) CISSP
10 9 (3.56%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (3.16%) CCIE
12 7 (2.77%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.98%) HNC
13 5 (1.98%) HND
13 5 (1.98%) CCDA
14 4 (1.58%) CCDP
14 4 (1.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.86%) PCI DSS
2 25 (9.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.14%) SLA
4 6 (2.37%) COBIT
5 5 (1.98%) QA
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.11%) XenApp
4 17 (6.72%) Firmware
5 9 (3.56%) XenDesktop
5 9 (3.56%) vSphere
6 8 (3.16%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.58%) NFS
7 4 (1.58%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.19%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.79%) Squid
9 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.79%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.79%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (4.74%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.16%) ZABBIX
2 8 (3.16%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (2.77%) Puppet
4 6 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.98%) Foglight
6 4 (1.58%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.58%) OpenView
6 4 (1.58%) Control-M
7 3 (1.19%) SCCM
7 3 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.19%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.79%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.79%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.79%) SCOM
8 2 (0.79%) Nagios
9 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 192 (75.89%) Cisco
2 127 (50.20%) CheckPoint
3 93 (36.76%) Microsoft
4 65 (25.69%) Juniper
5 61 (24.11%) F5
6 50 (19.76%) Apple
7 47 (18.58%) VMware
8 43 (17.00%) Websense
9 36 (14.23%) Avaya
10 33 (13.04%) Blue Coat
11 28 (11.07%) Citrix
12 18 (7.11%) Oracle
13 16 (6.32%) Aruba
13 16 (6.32%) SonicWALL
14 15 (5.93%) IBM
14 15 (5.93%) McAfee
15 14 (5.53%) Riverbed
15 14 (5.53%) SolarWinds
15 14 (5.53%) Lumension
16 13 (5.14%) HP
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + on call
Posted: 8 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + overtime
Posted: 22 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago