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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Kent
Rank 30 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 65 100 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.66% 9.10% 10.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.39% 43.86% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 48 94 93
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
129 228 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.19% 20.75% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87 199 216
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Dartford +10 15 £57,500 +109.09%
Maidstone -18 4 - -
West Malling -15 3 £45,000 -7.69%
Sevenoaks +4 2 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Chatham -9 1 - -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 92 (56.44%) Cisco
2 77 (47.24%) CheckPoint
3 72 (44.17%) VPN
4 71 (43.56%) Windows
5 69 (42.33%) WAN
6 68 (41.72%) Windows Server
7 65 (39.88%) VMware
8 62 (38.04%) DNS
9 61 (37.42%) DHCP
9 61 (37.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 60 (36.81%) LAN
11 57 (34.97%) Active Directory
12 54 (33.13%) Microsoft
13 51 (31.29%) Wireless
14 43 (26.38%) IP Telephony
15 41 (25.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 40 (24.54%) Windows Server 2008
17 39 (23.93%) Mitel
18 38 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
18 38 (23.31%) ITIL
19 36 (22.09%) CCNA
19 36 (22.09%) Network Security
20 35 (21.47%) Network Design
20 35 (21.47%) F5
20 35 (21.47%) IPsec
21 34 (20.86%) VoIP
21 34 (20.86%) SNMP
22 31 (19.02%) CCNP
22 31 (19.02%) VLAN
23 30 (18.40%) Hyper-V

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 29 (17.79%) MS Exchange
2 22 (13.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (10.43%) IIS
4 16 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (9.82%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.84%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.36%) Office 365
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (44.17%) VPN
2 69 (42.33%) WAN
3 62 (38.04%) DNS
4 61 (37.42%) DHCP
5 60 (36.81%) LAN
6 51 (31.29%) Wireless
7 43 (26.38%) IP Telephony
8 36 (22.09%) Network Security
9 35 (21.47%) IPsec
10 34 (20.86%) SNMP
10 34 (20.86%) VoIP
11 31 (19.02%) VLAN
12 30 (18.40%) WLAN
13 28 (17.18%) MPLS
14 26 (15.95%) SAN
14 26 (15.95%) TCP/IP
15 21 (12.88%) Internet
16 20 (12.27%) SSL
17 19 (11.66%) 802.11
17 19 (11.66%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.23%) Big Data
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) MySQL
General
1 20 (12.27%) Finance
2 4 (2.45%) Back Office
3 3 (1.84%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (31.90%) Network Engineer
2 32 (19.63%) Support Engineer
3 27 (16.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (16.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 27 (16.56%) Network Security Engineer
3 27 (16.56%) Security Engineer
4 21 (12.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 20 (12.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (12.27%) Windows Engineer
6 19 (11.66%) Active Directory Engineer
6 19 (11.66%) Active Directory Support
6 19 (11.66%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 19 (11.66%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 19 (11.66%) Network Support
6 19 (11.66%) Windows Support Engineer
7 16 (9.82%) Analyst
8 14 (8.59%) Exchange Engineer
8 14 (8.59%) Exchange Support
9 11 (6.75%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (6.75%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.66%) 802.1X
2 16 (9.82%) .NET
3 5 (3.07%) REST
3 5 (3.07%) SOAP
3 5 (3.07%) Web Services
4 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.11%) Blackberry
2 20 (12.27%) Data Centre
3 17 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.29%) iPad
5 5 (3.07%) iPhone
6 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (43.56%) Windows
2 68 (41.72%) Windows Server
3 41 (25.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (24.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (13.50%) Mac OS
6 20 (12.27%) Windows 8
7 19 (11.66%) Linux
8 17 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (9.82%) Windows XP
10 12 (7.36%) Windows 7
11 10 (6.13%) Android
12 6 (3.68%) Apple iOS
13 4 (2.45%) Mac OS X
13 4 (2.45%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.61%) Unix
14 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.31%) ITIL
2 35 (21.47%) Network Design
3 18 (11.04%) E-Commerce
3 18 (11.04%) High Availability
4 17 (10.43%) Translating Business Requirements
5 14 (8.59%) Change Control
5 14 (8.59%) GAP Analysis
5 14 (8.59%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (7.98%) Project Management
6 13 (7.98%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.52%) Migration
8 8 (4.91%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (4.29%) B2B
9 7 (4.29%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (4.29%) Information Security
9 7 (4.29%) Server Building
10 6 (3.68%) Presales
10 6 (3.68%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.68%) Service Management
10 6 (3.68%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.45%) SQL
2 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (22.09%) CCNA
3 31 (19.02%) CCNP
4 17 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (8.59%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (7.36%) CCSE
7 10 (6.13%) Check Point Certification
7 10 (6.13%) MCSA
7 10 (6.13%) MCSE
8 7 (4.29%) MCITP
9 6 (3.68%) Degree
10 5 (3.07%) MCTS
11 4 (2.45%) CCIE
12 3 (1.84%) CCSP
12 3 (1.84%) MCP
12 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.23%) CCDA
13 2 (1.23%) CCDP
13 2 (1.23%) CISA
13 2 (1.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.27%) PCI DSS
2 18 (11.04%) SLA
3 10 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.84%) COBIT
System Software
1 61 (37.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (34.97%) Active Directory
3 30 (18.40%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 16 (9.82%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (4.29%) vSphere
6 6 (3.68%) Firmware
7 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.61%) XenApp
8 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.91%) Backup Exec
1 8 (4.91%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 92 (56.44%) Cisco
2 77 (47.24%) CheckPoint
3 65 (39.88%) VMware
4 54 (33.13%) Microsoft
5 39 (23.93%) Mitel
6 35 (21.47%) F5
7 26 (15.95%) HP
8 22 (13.50%) Citrix
9 20 (12.27%) Riverbed
10 16 (9.82%) Siemens
11 14 (8.59%) Brocade
11 14 (8.59%) Palo Alto
12 13 (7.98%) Blue Coat
13 12 (7.36%) Extreme Networks
14 10 (6.13%) Juniper
15 9 (5.52%) Symantec
15 9 (5.52%) WatchGuard
16 8 (4.91%) Apple
16 8 (4.91%) Intel Security
17 7 (4.29%) Dell
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