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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 44 20
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 121 52 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 12.14% 4.86% 8.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 53.07% 25.74% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 110 39 61
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
228 202 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.87% 18.88% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 190 170 155
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +12 18 £42,500 +84.78% 6
Dartford - 11 £37,500 -
Dover 0 5 £62,500 - 1
Folkestone -5 5 £34,500 -8.00%
Westerham - 5 £24,750 -
West Malling +5 3 £24,000 -15.78% 3
Tunbridge Wells +23 2 £50,000 -
Rochester - 2 £31,500 -
Sevenoaks +8 1 £37,500 +70.45%
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 187 (75.10%) Cisco
2 145 (58.23%) Windows
3 130 (52.21%) Cisco Certification
4 126 (50.60%) CheckPoint
5 103 (41.37%) WAN
6 100 (40.16%) MS Exchange
7 88 (35.34%) Microsoft
8 85 (34.14%) LAN
8 85 (34.14%) CCNA
9 83 (33.33%) ITIL
10 62 (24.90%) Juniper
11 58 (23.29%) Active Directory
11 58 (23.29%) F5
12 53 (21.29%) MS Office
13 52 (20.88%) Finance
14 51 (20.48%) MCSE
14 51 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 46 (18.47%) Linux
15 46 (18.47%) VMware
16 45 (18.07%) Wireless
16 45 (18.07%) Apple
17 40 (16.06%) Websense
17 40 (16.06%) CCNP
17 40 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
18 37 (14.86%) MCITP
19 36 (14.46%) Degree
20 34 (13.65%) Problem Management
21 33 (13.25%) Network Security
21 33 (13.25%) Avaya
21 33 (13.25%) Blackberry

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 100 (40.16%) MS Exchange
2 33 (13.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 31 (12.45%) Exchange Server 2000
4 20 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.82%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.61%) Apache
8 9 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (2.41%) IIS
11 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.80%) nginx
13 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 53 (21.29%) MS Office
2 30 (12.05%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.61%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.80%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 103 (41.37%) WAN
2 85 (34.14%) LAN
3 45 (18.07%) Wireless
4 33 (13.25%) Network Security
5 31 (12.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 30 (12.05%) Internet
7 29 (11.65%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (9.24%) IP Telephony
9 22 (8.84%) SAN
10 21 (8.43%) Cisco PIX
11 20 (8.03%) BGP
11 20 (8.03%) VPN
12 19 (7.63%) DNS
13 18 (7.23%) VoIP
13 18 (7.23%) OSPF
14 17 (6.83%) TCP/IP
15 16 (6.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 15 (6.02%) VLAN
17 12 (4.82%) MPLS
18 10 (4.02%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.02%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.61%) MySQL
4 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.20%) SSDT
5 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.20%) Ingres
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.20%) MSBuild
2 3 (1.20%) NuGet
2 3 (1.20%) WebLOAD
General
1 52 (20.88%) Finance
2 24 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.41%) Advertising
3 6 (2.41%) Banking
4 5 (2.01%) Marketing
5 4 (1.61%) Legal
6 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.20%) Electronics
6 3 (1.20%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (26.10%) Consultant
2 45 (18.07%) Network Engineer
3 32 (12.85%) Support Engineer
4 27 (10.84%) Analyst
5 25 (10.04%) Technical Consultant
6 23 (9.24%) Security Consultant
7 21 (8.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 20 (8.03%) Support Analyst
8 20 (8.03%) Security Engineer
8 20 (8.03%) IT Support
9 19 (7.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (5.22%) IT Consultant
10 13 (5.22%) IT Support Analyst
10 13 (5.22%) IT Security Consultant
11 12 (4.82%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (4.42%) Technical Engineer
12 11 (4.42%) Network Security Engineer
13 10 (4.02%) Technical Support
13 10 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (4.02%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.61%) .NET
1 4 (1.61%) YAML
2 3 (1.20%) WCF
3 2 (0.80%) Rendezvous
3 2 (0.80%) Memcached
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.25%) Blackberry
2 30 (12.05%) Management Information System
3 19 (7.63%) Firmware
4 3 (1.20%) DTV
4 3 (1.20%) Clustering
4 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.80%) Open Source
6 1 (0.40%) Replication
6 1 (0.40%) e-Health
6 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.40%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 145 (58.23%) Windows
2 46 (18.47%) Linux
3 40 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (12.85%) Windows 2000 Server
4 32 (12.85%) Mac OS X
5 31 (12.45%) Windows 7
6 26 (10.44%) Windows 8
7 19 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (7.23%) Windows XP
9 17 (6.83%) AIX
10 10 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.81%) Solaris
12 6 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.01%) UNIX
13 5 (2.01%) VMS
13 5 (2.01%) CentOS
14 3 (1.20%) OS/400
15 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.80%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.80%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.33%) ITIL
2 34 (13.65%) Problem Management
3 30 (12.05%) Information Security
3 30 (12.05%) Network Management
4 23 (9.24%) Change Control
5 22 (8.84%) SIEM
5 22 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (8.84%) Service Management
6 21 (8.43%) Service Delivery
6 21 (8.43%) Release Management
6 21 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
7 20 (8.03%) Network Design
7 20 (8.03%) PRINCE2
8 18 (7.23%) E-Commerce
9 15 (6.02%) Project Management
9 15 (6.02%) Supplier Management
10 14 (5.62%) Change Management
10 14 (5.62%) Load Balancing
11 13 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.84%) SQL
2 9 (3.61%) C
2 9 (3.61%) Java
2 9 (3.61%) Python
3 7 (2.81%) Ruby
4 6 (2.41%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.41%) Perl
4 6 (2.41%) PHP
5 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.61%) C++
6 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 130 (52.21%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (34.14%) CCNA
3 51 (20.48%) MCSE
3 51 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (16.06%) CCNP
5 37 (14.86%) MCITP
6 36 (14.46%) Degree
7 27 (10.84%) CCSA
8 21 (8.43%) CCSE
8 21 (8.43%) JNCIS
9 11 (4.42%) CISSP
10 9 (3.61%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.81%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.81%) CCIE
12 5 (2.01%) HNC
12 5 (2.01%) HND
12 5 (2.01%) CCDA
13 4 (1.61%) CCDP
13 4 (1.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.65%) PCI DSS
2 25 (10.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.22%) SLA
4 6 (2.41%) COBIT
5 5 (2.01%) QA
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (23.29%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.23%) XenApp
4 9 (3.61%) XenDesktop
4 9 (3.61%) vSphere
5 8 (3.21%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.61%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.61%) NFS
7 3 (1.20%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.20%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.80%) KVM
8 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.80%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.80%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (4.82%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.21%) ZABBIX
2 8 (3.21%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (2.81%) Puppet
3 7 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.01%) Foglight
5 4 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.61%) OpenView
5 4 (1.61%) Control-M
6 3 (1.20%) SCCM
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.80%) SCOM
7 2 (0.80%) Nagios
8 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 187 (75.10%) Cisco
2 126 (50.60%) CheckPoint
3 88 (35.34%) Microsoft
4 62 (24.90%) Juniper
5 58 (23.29%) F5
6 46 (18.47%) VMware
7 45 (18.07%) Apple
8 40 (16.06%) Websense
9 33 (13.25%) Avaya
10 31 (12.45%) Blue Coat
11 27 (10.84%) Citrix
12 17 (6.83%) Oracle
13 16 (6.43%) IBM
14 15 (6.02%) SonicWALL
14 15 (6.02%) Aruba
15 14 (5.62%) Riverbed
15 14 (5.62%) SolarWinds
15 14 (5.62%) BT
15 14 (5.62%) McAfee
16 13 (5.22%) HP
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dover, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago