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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 16 45 15
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 126 53 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 12.52% 4.78% 9.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.01% 22.75% 43.50%
Number of salaries quoted 112 45 72
Average salary £39,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £59,125
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
221 233 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.97% 21.01% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 185 205 156
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +8 21 £37,500 +63.04% 3
Dartford - 13 £37,500 - 1
Westerham - 11 £24,750 -
Folkestone -6 5 £34,500 -8.00%
Dover - 4 £62,500 - 1
Sevenoaks - 3 £37,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +19 2 £46,390 -15.65% 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 -
Stansted - 1 - -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 179 (72.47%) Cisco
2 133 (53.85%) Windows
3 130 (52.63%) CheckPoint
4 125 (50.61%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (42.11%) WAN
6 94 (38.06%) MS Exchange
7 89 (36.03%) LAN
7 89 (36.03%) CCNA
8 88 (35.63%) ITIL
9 73 (29.55%) Microsoft
10 61 (24.70%) Active Directory
11 60 (24.29%) Juniper
12 56 (22.67%) F5
13 49 (19.84%) MS Office
14 48 (19.43%) Finance
15 47 (19.03%) MCSE
15 47 (19.03%) Microsoft Certification
16 45 (18.22%) VMware
17 42 (17.00%) Linux
18 41 (16.60%) Wireless
19 39 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
20 37 (14.98%) Network Management
21 36 (14.57%) Degree
21 36 (14.57%) Apple
21 36 (14.57%) Websense
22 35 (14.17%) CCNP
23 34 (13.77%) Network Security
24 32 (12.96%) Problem Management
25 31 (12.55%) MCITP
26 30 (12.15%) Blue Coat

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 94 (38.06%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 26 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2000
4 23 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (4.45%) SharePoint
8 10 (4.05%) Apache
9 9 (3.64%) IIS
9 9 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.02%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.81%) nginx
12 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 49 (19.84%) MS Office
2 27 (10.93%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.05%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) RMDS
1 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 104 (42.11%) WAN
2 89 (36.03%) LAN
3 41 (16.60%) Wireless
4 34 (13.77%) Network Security
5 30 (12.15%) Internet
6 27 (10.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 25 (10.12%) SAN
8 23 (9.31%) DNS
8 23 (9.31%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (8.10%) OSPF
9 20 (8.10%) BGP
10 19 (7.69%) VPN
11 18 (7.29%) IP Telephony
11 18 (7.29%) Cisco PIX
12 17 (6.88%) VLAN
13 16 (6.48%) VoIP
14 15 (6.07%) TCP/IP
15 14 (5.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 11 (4.45%) MPLS
17 10 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (4.05%) MySQL
4 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.21%) Ingres
6 3 (1.21%) SSDT
6 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.21%) MSBuild
2 3 (1.21%) NuGet
2 3 (1.21%) WebLOAD
General
1 48 (19.43%) Finance
2 25 (10.12%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.83%) Banking
4 5 (2.02%) Advertising
5 4 (1.62%) Marketing
6 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.21%) Legal
7 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Electronics
7 2 (0.81%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (25.51%) Consultant
2 55 (22.27%) Network Engineer
3 33 (13.36%) Support Engineer
4 24 (9.72%) Security Consultant
5 23 (9.31%) Analyst
6 22 (8.91%) Technical Consultant
6 22 (8.91%) Senior Network Engineer
7 21 (8.50%) Security Engineer
8 20 (8.10%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (8.10%) IT Support
9 19 (7.69%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.26%) IT Consultant
10 13 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (5.26%) Network Support
10 13 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
10 13 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
10 13 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (4.86%) Technical Engineer
11 12 (4.86%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (4.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.83%) .NET
2 5 (2.02%) YAML
3 3 (1.21%) WCF
4 2 (0.81%) Memcached
4 2 (0.81%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.74%) Management Information System
2 27 (10.93%) Blackberry
3 21 (8.50%) Firmware
4 9 (3.64%) Clustering
5 4 (1.62%) Replication
6 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.81%) Open Source
7 2 (0.81%) DTV
8 1 (0.40%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.40%) e-Health
8 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 133 (53.85%) Windows
2 42 (17.00%) Linux
3 39 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (12.15%) Windows 7
5 26 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
5 26 (10.53%) Mac OS X
6 23 (9.31%) Windows 8
7 19 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (6.48%) Windows XP
9 15 (6.07%) AIX
10 9 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.24%) Solaris
12 7 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (2.43%) UNIX
14 5 (2.02%) CentOS
15 4 (1.62%) VMS
16 3 (1.21%) OS/400
17 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.81%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (35.63%) ITIL
2 37 (14.98%) Network Management
3 32 (12.96%) Problem Management
4 30 (12.15%) Change Control
5 26 (10.53%) Information Security
6 25 (10.12%) PRINCE2
7 22 (8.91%) Network Design
8 21 (8.50%) Kalman Filter
9 20 (8.10%) SIEM
9 20 (8.10%) Service Delivery
10 19 (7.69%) Service Management
10 19 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 18 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (7.29%) Release Management
12 17 (6.88%) Project Management
13 15 (6.07%) Load Balancing
14 13 (5.26%) Supplier Management
14 13 (5.26%) Change Management
14 13 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (3.64%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.10%) SQL
2 10 (4.05%) C
2 10 (4.05%) Java
2 10 (4.05%) Python
3 9 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.24%) Ruby
5 7 (2.83%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.83%) Perl
5 7 (2.83%) PHP
6 5 (2.02%) C++
7 4 (1.62%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 125 (50.61%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (36.03%) CCNA
3 47 (19.03%) MCSE
3 47 (19.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (14.57%) Degree
5 35 (14.17%) CCNP
6 31 (12.55%) MCITP
7 29 (11.74%) CCSA
8 18 (7.29%) CCSE
8 18 (7.29%) JNCIS
9 11 (4.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (4.05%) CISSP
11 7 (2.83%) MCSA
11 7 (2.83%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.43%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.43%) HNC
13 5 (2.02%) HND
13 5 (2.02%) CCIE
14 4 (1.62%) SSCP
14 4 (1.62%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 13 (5.26%) SLA
4 6 (2.43%) QA
5 5 (2.02%) COBIT
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (24.70%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (8.50%) XenApp
3 11 (4.45%) XenDesktop
3 11 (4.45%) vSphere
3 11 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.02%) NFS
5 4 (1.62%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.21%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.21%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.81%) KVM
7 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.81%) Squid
7 2 (0.81%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.48%) Backup Exec
2 10 (4.05%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (3.64%) ZABBIX
4 8 (3.24%) Puppet
4 8 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.83%) Foglight
6 6 (2.43%) OpenView
7 5 (2.02%) Control-M
7 5 (2.02%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.02%) SCCM
7 5 (2.02%) SCOM
8 3 (1.21%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.81%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.81%) Nagios
10 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 179 (72.47%) Cisco
2 130 (52.63%) CheckPoint
3 73 (29.55%) Microsoft
4 60 (24.29%) Juniper
5 56 (22.67%) F5
6 45 (18.22%) VMware
7 36 (14.57%) Websense
7 36 (14.57%) Apple
8 30 (12.15%) Blue Coat
9 27 (10.93%) Avaya
10 26 (10.53%) Citrix
11 18 (7.29%) IBM
12 16 (6.48%) BT
13 15 (6.07%) Oracle
13 15 (6.07%) HP
13 15 (6.07%) Veeam
14 14 (5.67%) Aruba
15 13 (5.26%) SolarWinds
15 13 (5.26%) Proofpoint
15 13 (5.26%) Tripwire
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Dover, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago