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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 129 66 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.48% 6.26% 8.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 56.83% 26.83% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 113 55 70
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
227 246 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.20% 23.32% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 195 215 154
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 17 £28,500 -
Westerham - 12 £24,750 - 1
Dartford - 10 £37,500 - 1
Folkestone -3 8 £36,750 -2.00%
Sevenoaks - 6 £37,500 -
Dover - 3 £58,750 -
Tunbridge Wells +6 2 £47,640 -13.38% 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £47,250 -
Stansted - 1 - -
Rochester - 1 £50,000 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 193 (73.66%) Cisco
2 143 (54.58%) CheckPoint
3 140 (53.44%) Cisco Certification
4 128 (48.85%) Windows
5 113 (43.13%) CCNA
6 98 (37.40%) WAN
7 91 (34.73%) MS Exchange
8 87 (33.21%) LAN
8 87 (33.21%) ITIL
9 66 (25.19%) Juniper
10 65 (24.81%) Microsoft
11 59 (22.52%) Active Directory
12 55 (20.99%) F5
13 50 (19.08%) MS Office
14 49 (18.70%) MCSE
14 49 (18.70%) Microsoft Certification
15 45 (17.18%) Finance
16 44 (16.79%) Network Management
17 42 (16.03%) Network Security
18 39 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
18 39 (14.89%) Wireless
19 38 (14.50%) VMware
20 37 (14.12%) Problem Management
21 36 (13.74%) Apple
22 35 (13.36%) Change Control
23 34 (12.98%) CCNP
23 34 (12.98%) CCSA
23 34 (12.98%) Degree
24 33 (12.60%) MCITP
24 33 (12.60%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 91 (34.73%) MS Exchange
2 29 (11.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2000
4 23 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (4.96%) IIS
8 12 (4.58%) SharePoint
9 11 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (3.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (3.05%) Apache
12 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.76%) nginx
14 1 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 50 (19.08%) MS Office
2 20 (7.63%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.82%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) RMDS
2 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (37.40%) WAN
2 87 (33.21%) LAN
3 42 (16.03%) Network Security
4 39 (14.89%) Wireless
5 28 (10.69%) Internet
5 28 (10.69%) DNS
6 26 (9.92%) SAN
7 25 (9.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 21 (8.02%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (7.25%) OSPF
9 19 (7.25%) BGP
9 19 (7.25%) VPN
10 16 (6.11%) TCP/IP
10 16 (6.11%) VoIP
11 15 (5.73%) VLAN
12 14 (5.34%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (5.34%) IP Telephony
13 13 (4.96%) DHCP
13 13 (4.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 12 (4.58%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (3.05%) MySQL
5 6 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.15%) SSDT
6 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.15%) Ingres
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) WebLOAD
1 3 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.15%) MSBuild
1 3 (1.15%) NuGet
General
1 45 (17.18%) Finance
2 31 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.91%) Advertising
3 5 (1.91%) Banking
4 4 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (26.34%) Network Engineer
2 57 (21.76%) Consultant
3 39 (14.89%) Support Engineer
4 24 (9.16%) Senior Network Engineer
5 23 (8.78%) Analyst
6 22 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (8.02%) Security Consultant
7 21 (8.02%) Security Engineer
8 20 (7.63%) Network Support
9 19 (7.25%) Support Analyst
9 19 (7.25%) IT Support
10 17 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (6.49%) Technical Consultant
10 17 (6.49%) Network Security Engineer
11 13 (4.96%) Technical Engineer
12 12 (4.58%) IT Support Analyst
12 12 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.58%) Firewall Support
13 11 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (4.20%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.58%) .NET
2 5 (1.91%) Rendezvous
3 3 (1.15%) WCF
3 3 (1.15%) YAML
4 2 (0.76%) Memcached
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.07%) Blackberry
2 28 (10.69%) Management Information System
3 26 (9.92%) Firmware
4 16 (6.11%) Clustering
5 9 (3.44%) Replication
6 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.76%) Open Source
7 2 (0.76%) DTV
8 1 (0.38%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.38%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 128 (48.85%) Windows
2 39 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (12.60%) Linux
4 29 (11.07%) Windows 8
5 28 (10.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 28 (10.69%) Mac OS X
6 26 (9.92%) Windows 7
7 20 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (4.96%) Windows XP
10 11 (4.20%) AIX
11 6 (2.29%) Solaris
12 5 (1.91%) CentOS
12 5 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.53%) UNIX
14 3 (1.15%) OS/400
15 2 (0.76%) VMS
15 2 (0.76%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.76%) Debian
15 2 (0.76%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (33.21%) ITIL
2 44 (16.79%) Network Management
3 37 (14.12%) Problem Management
4 35 (13.36%) Change Control
5 26 (9.92%) Network Design
6 24 (9.16%) PRINCE2
6 24 (9.16%) Project Management
7 22 (8.40%) Information Security
8 21 (8.02%) Service Delivery
9 20 (7.63%) Service Management
10 19 (7.25%) SIEM
11 18 (6.87%) E-Commerce
11 18 (6.87%) Load Balancing
12 14 (5.34%) Release Management
12 14 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.34%) Change Management
12 14 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (4.20%) Security Management
13 11 (4.20%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.78%) SQL
2 12 (4.58%) T-SQL
2 12 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.44%) VB.NET
3 9 (3.44%) C
4 8 (3.05%) Java
4 8 (3.05%) Python
5 6 (2.29%) Ruby
6 5 (1.91%) Perl
6 5 (1.91%) PHP
7 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.15%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 140 (53.44%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (43.13%) CCNA
3 49 (18.70%) MCSE
3 49 (18.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (12.98%) CCNP
4 34 (12.98%) CCSA
4 34 (12.98%) Degree
5 33 (12.60%) MCITP
6 11 (4.20%) JNCIS
6 11 (4.20%) CCSE
6 11 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (3.82%) CISSP
7 10 (3.82%) HNC
8 9 (3.44%) MCSA
8 9 (3.44%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.29%) JNCIA
10 5 (1.91%) MBA
10 5 (1.91%) HND
11 4 (1.53%) SSCP
11 4 (1.53%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (9.54%) PCI DSS
3 14 (5.34%) SLA
4 4 (1.53%) QA
5 3 (1.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (22.52%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.63%) XenApp
3 17 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.58%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.20%) XenDesktop
5 11 (4.20%) vSphere
6 5 (1.91%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.53%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.15%) NFS
8 3 (1.15%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.76%) KVM
9 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.76%) Squid
9 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (6.87%) Backup Exec
2 10 (3.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (3.44%) Foglight
4 8 (3.05%) OpenView
4 8 (3.05%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.67%) SCCM
5 7 (2.67%) SCOM
6 6 (2.29%) Puppet
6 6 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.15%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.15%) Control-M
8 2 (0.76%) Nagios
8 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 193 (73.66%) Cisco
2 143 (54.58%) CheckPoint
3 66 (25.19%) Juniper
4 65 (24.81%) Microsoft
5 55 (20.99%) F5
6 38 (14.50%) VMware
7 36 (13.74%) Apple
8 31 (11.83%) Avaya
9 30 (11.45%) Websense
10 28 (10.69%) Blue Coat
11 25 (9.54%) Citrix
12 21 (8.02%) BT
13 17 (6.49%) IBM
14 16 (6.11%) Veeam
15 15 (5.73%) SolarWinds
16 14 (5.34%) Proofpoint
16 14 (5.34%) Tripwire
17 12 (4.58%) McAfee
17 12 (4.58%) HP
17 12 (4.58%) Riverbed
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Westerham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 18 days ago