The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 20 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 138 74 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.78% 6.09% 8.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 54.33% 29.72% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 126 58 62
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £47,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
254 249 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.84% 20.48% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 229 208 168
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 14 £30,000 -
Dartford +4 7 £29,500 -30.58%
Tunbridge Wells -18 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Dover - 7 £57,500 -
Maidstone -29 3 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Chatham - 3 £57,500 -
Canterbury -3 2 - -
Sevenoaks -13 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 149 (73.04%) Cisco
2 119 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 108 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 100 (49.02%) CCNA
5 85 (41.67%) Windows
6 68 (33.33%) WAN
7 62 (30.39%) LAN
8 56 (27.45%) Juniper
9 55 (26.96%) ITIL
10 51 (25.00%) Network Security
11 48 (23.53%) MS Exchange
11 48 (23.53%) Active Directory
12 42 (20.59%) F5
13 38 (18.63%) Microsoft
13 38 (18.63%) CCNP
14 37 (18.14%) VPN
15 34 (16.67%) SQL
15 34 (16.67%) VMware
16 33 (16.18%) Citrix
17 32 (15.69%) SQL Server
17 32 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
18 31 (15.20%) Finance
18 31 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (14.71%) DNS
20 28 (13.73%) MCSE
20 28 (13.73%) Network Management
21 27 (13.24%) Clustering
22 26 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
23 25 (12.25%) SharePoint
23 25 (12.25%) .NET

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 48 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.25%) SharePoint
3 24 (11.76%) IIS
4 22 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (6.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2000
8 10 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.98%) Apache
10 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.49%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (11.27%) MS Office
2 14 (6.86%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.43%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.94%) SaaS
2 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (33.33%) WAN
2 62 (30.39%) LAN
3 51 (25.00%) Network Security
4 37 (18.14%) VPN
5 30 (14.71%) DNS
6 24 (11.76%) SAN
7 23 (11.27%) Wireless
7 23 (11.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 20 (9.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (9.80%) VoIP
9 19 (9.31%) iSCSI
10 16 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (6.86%) DHCP
11 14 (6.86%) TCP/IP
11 14 (6.86%) MPLS
12 13 (6.37%) OSPF
12 13 (6.37%) BGP
13 12 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 11 (5.39%) BIG-IP
15 10 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 20 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (8.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 17 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.47%) SSDT
7 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.49%) MySQL
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.47%) MSBuild
1 3 (1.47%) NuGet
2 1 (0.49%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 31 (15.20%) Finance
2 21 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.96%) Advertising
4 2 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 28 (13.73%) Support Engineer
3 24 (11.76%) Network Support
4 21 (10.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (9.80%) SQL Server DBA
5 20 (9.80%) SQL DBA
5 20 (9.80%) DBA
6 18 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (8.33%) Consultant
7 17 (8.33%) Security Engineer
7 17 (8.33%) Firewall Support
8 15 (7.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (6.86%) Cisco Support
10 13 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (5.88%) Analyst
11 12 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.41%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.25%) .NET
2 3 (1.47%) Rendezvous
2 3 (1.47%) WCF
3 1 (0.49%) YAML
3 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.49%) CSS
3 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.24%) Clustering
2 18 (8.82%) Replication
3 14 (6.86%) Firmware
4 13 (6.37%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.43%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 85 (41.67%) Windows
2 32 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.86%) Windows 8
6 13 (6.37%) Mac OS X
6 13 (6.37%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.47%) Linux
8 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.98%) UNIX
8 2 (0.98%) Solaris
9 1 (0.49%) AIX
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.96%) ITIL
2 28 (13.73%) Network Management
3 25 (12.25%) Problem Management
4 22 (10.78%) Change Control
5 19 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (8.82%) Security Management
6 18 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
7 17 (8.33%) Project Management
7 17 (8.33%) Network Design
8 14 (6.86%) Service Management
9 13 (6.37%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.39%) Load Balancing
11 9 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (4.41%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.92%) Information Security
12 8 (3.92%) Supplier Management
12 8 (3.92%) Release Management
12 8 (3.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.67%) SQL
2 22 (10.78%) T-SQL
3 21 (10.29%) PowerShell
4 20 (9.80%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.96%) Python
6 3 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.98%) Perl
7 2 (0.98%) C
7 2 (0.98%) Java
8 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.49%) C++
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.49%) Ruby
8 1 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 119 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (49.02%) CCNA
3 38 (18.63%) CCNP
4 31 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (13.73%) MCSE
6 25 (12.25%) Degree
7 17 (8.33%) CCSA
8 16 (7.84%) MCITP
9 15 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (5.39%) Security Cleared
11 10 (4.90%) MCSA
12 9 (4.41%) CISSP
13 8 (3.92%) SC Cleared
14 6 (2.94%) MBA
14 6 (2.94%) HNC
15 3 (1.47%) CCSP
15 3 (1.47%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 1 (0.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.92%) SLA
3 5 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 48 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.33%) XenApp
4 16 (7.84%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.86%) vSphere
6 13 (6.37%) XenDesktop
6 13 (6.37%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.94%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.47%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.49%) NFS
9 1 (0.49%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (8.82%) Backup Exec
2 12 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (5.39%) Foglight
4 10 (4.90%) SCCM
5 9 (4.41%) SCOM
6 7 (3.43%) OpenView
7 4 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.47%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.47%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.49%) Control-M
9 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 149 (73.04%) Cisco
2 108 (52.94%) CheckPoint
3 56 (27.45%) Juniper
4 42 (20.59%) F5
5 38 (18.63%) Microsoft
6 34 (16.67%) VMware
7 33 (16.18%) Citrix
8 16 (7.84%) Avaya
9 15 (7.35%) SolarWinds
10 14 (6.86%) BT
11 13 (6.37%) Veeam
11 13 (6.37%) Apple
12 12 (5.88%) Websense
12 12 (5.88%) Riverbed
13 11 (5.39%) Blue Coat
14 9 (4.41%) McAfee
15 8 (3.92%) IronPort
16 7 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (3.43%) Neolane
17 6 (2.94%) IBM
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Esum
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + Full Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Esum
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + Full Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Esum
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + Full Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus on call, plus overtime, plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Formula One Management Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
EVAK Technologies Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent, South East
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Kent
Premier Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + car allowance and on call allowance
Posted: 26 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
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