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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 27 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 105 78 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.65% 7.07% 10.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.57% 37.50% 37.06%
Number of salaries quoted 96 74 46
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
241 208 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.15% 18.84% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 220 197 149
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +25 22 £45,000 +5.88%
Stansted - 8 £22,500 -
West Malling +5 6 £70,000 +64.70%
Faversham - 2 £36,250 -
Sevenoaks -1 1 £54,000 +20.00%
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 - 1
Chatham - 1 £70,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 182 (82.73%) Cisco
2 132 (60.00%) Windows
3 122 (55.45%) Cisco Certification
4 108 (49.09%) Microsoft
5 92 (41.82%) CheckPoint
6 89 (40.45%) CCNA
7 87 (39.55%) MS Exchange
8 75 (34.09%) WAN
9 65 (29.55%) MS Office
10 63 (28.64%) VMware
11 62 (28.18%) Apple
12 59 (26.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 59 (26.82%) CCNP
13 56 (25.45%) LAN
14 55 (25.00%) MCSE
15 50 (22.73%) DNS
16 49 (22.27%) Linux
17 47 (21.36%) Blackberry
17 47 (21.36%) Problem Management
18 46 (20.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 46 (20.91%) Avaya
19 45 (20.45%) Juniper
20 43 (19.55%) DHCP
21 42 (19.09%) Mac OS X
22 41 (18.64%) MS Excel
22 41 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
23 40 (18.18%) VPN
24 39 (17.73%) Windows 8
25 38 (17.27%) F5
25 38 (17.27%) MPLS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 87 (39.55%) MS Exchange
2 46 (20.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 33 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 23 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.36%) Apache
8 3 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.91%) IIS
9 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.91%) JBoss
10 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 65 (29.55%) MS Office
2 41 (18.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.45%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.45%) Office 365
2 4 (1.82%) GitHub
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (34.09%) WAN
2 56 (25.45%) LAN
3 50 (22.73%) DNS
4 43 (19.55%) DHCP
5 40 (18.18%) VPN
6 38 (17.27%) MPLS
6 38 (17.27%) VLAN
7 37 (16.82%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (14.09%) TCP/IP
9 30 (13.64%) Network Security
10 25 (11.36%) Wireless
11 22 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 20 (9.09%) SAN
13 17 (7.73%) BGP
14 16 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 15 (6.82%) IP Telephony
16 14 (6.36%) Cisco PIX
17 13 (5.91%) OSPF
18 12 (5.45%) Internet
18 12 (5.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.36%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.73%) TeamCity
1 6 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.82%) NUnit
3 2 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (14.09%) Finance
2 12 (5.45%) Advertising
3 6 (2.73%) Legal
4 4 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (24.55%) Network Engineer
2 42 (19.09%) Support Engineer
3 28 (12.73%) Consultant
4 23 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 22 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 21 (9.55%) Analyst
7 19 (8.64%) Deployment Engineer
8 16 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (5.91%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.91%) Architect
10 12 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (5.00%) Team Leader
12 10 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
12 10 (4.55%) Systems Support
13 8 (3.64%) Operations Analyst
13 8 (3.64%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.64%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
13 8 (3.64%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.64%) MAPI
2 2 (0.91%) YAML
2 2 (0.91%) HTML
2 2 (0.91%) CSS
3 1 (0.45%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.36%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.27%) Open Source
3 15 (6.82%) iPhone
4 9 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.64%) PDA
6 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.18%) iPad
7 2 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.91%) AS400
7 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.91%) NHS
7 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.45%) DTV
8 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 132 (60.00%) Windows
2 49 (22.27%) Linux
3 42 (19.09%) Mac OS X
4 39 (17.73%) Windows 8
5 37 (16.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 30 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (13.18%) Windows 7
8 27 (12.27%) Windows XP
9 20 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (5.00%) Windows Vista
11 9 (4.09%) Android
12 8 (3.64%) AIX
13 5 (2.27%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.82%) UNIX
15 3 (1.36%) VMS
16 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.36%) Problem Management
2 37 (16.82%) ITIL
3 30 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
4 25 (11.36%) Information Security
5 18 (8.18%) Incident Management
6 17 (7.73%) Service Management
6 17 (7.73%) Change Management
7 16 (7.27%) Migration
7 16 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (5.91%) SIEM
8 13 (5.91%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.45%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.00%) Release Management
11 10 (4.55%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.64%) DevOps
12 8 (3.64%) Supplier Management
13 7 (3.18%) CRM
13 7 (3.18%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.18%) SQL
2 8 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.27%) PHP
4 4 (1.82%) Perl
5 2 (0.91%) Ruby
5 2 (0.91%) C
5 2 (0.91%) C++
5 2 (0.91%) Java
5 2 (0.91%) Python
6 1 (0.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 122 (55.45%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (40.45%) CCNA
3 59 (26.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (26.82%) CCNP
4 55 (25.00%) MCSE
5 37 (16.82%) MCITP
6 18 (8.18%) CCSE
7 15 (6.82%) JNCIS
7 15 (6.82%) Security Cleared
8 12 (5.45%) CISSP
9 10 (4.55%) Degree
10 9 (4.09%) CCSA
11 7 (3.18%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.73%) CCIE
13 5 (2.27%) CCSP
13 5 (2.27%) CCDA
13 5 (2.27%) CCDP
13 5 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.27%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.82%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.91%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.09%) SLA
4 3 (1.36%) COBIT
4 3 (1.36%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 41 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.45%) XenApp
5 7 (3.18%) vSphere
6 5 (2.27%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.82%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.91%) Squid
8 2 (0.91%) NFS
8 2 (0.91%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (5.91%) Backup Exec
2 9 (4.09%) Puppet
3 7 (3.18%) SCCM
4 5 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.82%) WSUS
6 3 (1.36%) OpenView
6 3 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.36%) SCOM
6 3 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.91%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.91%) Foglight
7 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.91%) Nessus
7 2 (0.91%) Control-M
8 1 (0.45%) Nagios
8 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 182 (82.73%) Cisco
2 108 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 92 (41.82%) CheckPoint
4 63 (28.64%) VMware
5 62 (28.18%) Apple
6 46 (20.91%) Avaya
7 45 (20.45%) Juniper
8 38 (17.27%) F5
9 28 (12.73%) Websense
10 26 (11.82%) Citrix
11 23 (10.45%) Blue Coat
12 19 (8.64%) SonicWALL
13 14 (6.36%) SolarWinds
14 13 (5.91%) Aruba
14 13 (5.91%) HP
15 12 (5.45%) McAfee
15 12 (5.45%) Lumension
16 10 (4.55%) Dell
17 9 (4.09%) Oracle
18 8 (3.64%) Draytek
Kent
Logix Resourcing (Permanent)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sittingbourne
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago