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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 32 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 79 130 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.12% 11.39% 7.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.98% 57.52% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 74 122 63
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £54,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
208 226 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.74% 19.81% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 194 202 241
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -1 11 £35,000 -6.66%
Tunbridge Wells -18 6 £38,750 -18.66%
Stansted +19 4 £30,000 -
Chatham +7 2 £53,750 -6.52%
Dartford -2 2 £33,750 -7.53%
West Malling - 2 £42,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 124 (65.26%) Cisco
2 115 (60.53%) Windows
3 103 (54.21%) Microsoft
4 89 (46.84%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (44.74%) CCNA
6 66 (34.74%) MS Exchange
7 61 (32.11%) DNS
8 58 (30.53%) CheckPoint
9 55 (28.95%) Linux
10 54 (28.42%) MS Office
11 51 (26.84%) Blackberry
12 50 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 50 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 50 (26.32%) WAN
13 49 (25.79%) VMware
13 49 (25.79%) Windows 8
14 46 (24.21%) MCSE
14 46 (24.21%) Apple
15 44 (23.16%) DHCP
15 44 (23.16%) TCP/IP
16 43 (22.63%) Active Directory
16 43 (22.63%) Avaya
17 42 (22.11%) LAN
18 41 (21.58%) Problem Management
19 38 (20.00%) Mac OS X
20 37 (19.47%) Hyper-V
21 35 (18.42%) Windows 2000 Server
21 35 (18.42%) SAN
21 35 (18.42%) SQL Server
21 35 (18.42%) MCITP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 66 (34.74%) MS Exchange
2 50 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 35 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2000
4 28 (14.74%) IIS
5 18 (9.47%) Lync
6 17 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (7.89%) SharePoint
8 14 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (6.32%) Apache
10 11 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.53%) FileNet
Applications
1 54 (28.42%) MS Office
2 26 (13.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.95%) SaaS
2 13 (6.84%) Office 365
3 3 (1.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 61 (32.11%) DNS
2 50 (26.32%) WAN
3 44 (23.16%) DHCP
3 44 (23.16%) TCP/IP
4 42 (22.11%) LAN
5 35 (18.42%) SAN
6 30 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (15.26%) VLAN
8 25 (13.16%) MPLS
9 21 (11.05%) Network Security
10 19 (10.00%) iSCSI
11 17 (8.95%) VPN
12 12 (6.32%) Wireless
13 11 (5.79%) IMAP
13 11 (5.79%) SMTP
14 10 (5.26%) DMZ
15 9 (4.74%) NAS
16 6 (3.16%) Internet
17 5 (2.63%) IPsec
17 5 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.47%) Redis
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) TeamCity
1 5 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (1.58%) NUnit
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (13.16%) Finance
2 11 (5.79%) Advertising
3 7 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.11%) Legal
4 4 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) French Language
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (40.53%) Support Engineer
2 40 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 28 (14.74%) Systems Engineer
4 24 (12.63%) Systems Support
4 24 (12.63%) Systems Support Engineer
5 23 (12.11%) Analyst
5 23 (12.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (11.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.89%) IT Support
8 11 (5.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.79%) Consultant
9 10 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Deployment Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Senior Support Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.26%) MAPI
2 5 (2.63%) .NET
3 2 (1.05%) Web Services
3 2 (1.05%) EDI
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.53%) jQuery
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (26.84%) Blackberry
2 25 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 19 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 14 (7.37%) EqualLogic
4 14 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.79%) iPhone
6 10 (5.26%) PDA
7 9 (4.74%) Replication
8 4 (2.11%) NHS
9 3 (1.58%) AS400
10 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.05%) SCADA
10 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.53%) FMCG
11 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.53%) Handset
11 1 (0.53%) Clustering
11 1 (0.53%) IVR
11 1 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 115 (60.53%) Windows
2 55 (28.95%) Linux
3 49 (25.79%) Windows 8
4 38 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 35 (18.42%) Windows 2000 Server
6 21 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (8.42%) Windows XP
10 14 (7.37%) Mac OS
11 11 (5.79%) Android
12 10 (5.26%) Windows Vista
13 7 (3.68%) Windows 7
14 5 (2.63%) UNIX
14 5 (2.63%) MVS
15 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.53%) Solaris
15 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.58%) Problem Management
2 25 (13.16%) Information Security
3 23 (12.11%) DevOps
4 22 (11.58%) Network Monitoring
5 20 (10.53%) Open Source
5 20 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 18 (9.47%) ITIL
6 18 (9.47%) SIEM
7 17 (8.95%) Migration
8 15 (7.89%) Project Management
9 14 (7.37%) Capacity Management
10 9 (4.74%) Security Management
11 8 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.16%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (3.16%) Data Security
13 5 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (2.63%) Information Security Management
13 5 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (2.63%) WAN Optimisation
13 5 (2.63%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.68%) SQL
2 24 (12.63%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.11%) Java
4 2 (1.05%) Perl
4 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.53%) Korn
5 1 (0.53%) PHP
5 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.53%) VBScript
5 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (46.84%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (44.74%) CCNA
3 50 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (24.21%) MCSE
5 35 (18.42%) MCITP
6 30 (15.79%) CCNP
7 15 (7.89%) CISSP
8 10 (5.26%) Degree
9 9 (4.74%) CCSA
10 7 (3.68%) CISM
11 6 (3.16%) MCSA
12 5 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (2.63%) CCSE
13 4 (2.11%) CCDA
13 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.58%) CISMP
15 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.53%) JNCIS
16 1 (0.53%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.58%) SLA
1 22 (11.58%) PCI DSS
2 15 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.16%) GPG13
5 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 43 (22.63%) Active Directory
2 37 (19.47%) Hyper-V
3 33 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (8.95%) vSphere
5 9 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.21%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.16%) Squid
7 6 (3.16%) XenApp
8 2 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.53%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 25 (13.16%) SCCM
2 18 (9.47%) HAProxy
3 15 (7.89%) SCOM
4 14 (7.37%) SCVMM
5 13 (6.84%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.16%) Nessus
7 5 (2.63%) Puppet
8 4 (2.11%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.05%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.53%) WSUS
10 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 124 (65.26%) Cisco
2 103 (54.21%) Microsoft
3 58 (30.53%) CheckPoint
4 49 (25.79%) VMware
5 46 (24.21%) Apple
6 43 (22.63%) Avaya
7 21 (11.05%) Citrix
8 19 (10.00%) HP
9 18 (9.47%) Nimble Storage
10 16 (8.42%) Websense
11 13 (6.84%) Blue Coat
12 11 (5.79%) Symantec
12 11 (5.79%) Juniper
13 10 (5.26%) Draytek
13 10 (5.26%) Veeam
14 9 (4.74%) Splunk
14 9 (4.74%) LogRhythm
15 8 (4.21%) F5
15 8 (4.21%) SolarWinds
16 5 (2.63%) SonicWALL
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,041 to £34,876
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago