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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 9 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 145 87 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 16.65% 8.29% 11.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.17% 44.39% 50.22%
Number of salaries quoted 131 79 105
Median salary £37,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
241 196 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.67% 18.67% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 220 179 185
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 2016.

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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Folkestone - 23 £35,000 - 1
Dartford +23 18 £50,000 +100.00% 2
Maidstone -12 9 £37,000 -14.94% 1
Westerham - 4 £33,250 -
Chatham -5 3 £22,250 -65.76%
Sittingbourne -6 3 £23,000 - 1
Faversham - 3 £38,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +13 2 £35,000 +32.07%
Rochester +1 1 £32,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £44,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £72,500 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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.

1 133 (64.56%) Cisco
2 113 (54.85%) CheckPoint
3 95 (46.12%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (39.81%) ITIL
5 79 (38.35%) CCNA
6 76 (36.89%) CCNP
7 72 (34.95%) VMware
8 69 (33.50%) Windows
9 63 (30.58%) Microsoft
10 62 (30.10%) CCSE
11 57 (27.67%) IP Telephony
12 56 (27.18%) VPN
12 56 (27.18%) F5
13 54 (26.21%) Extreme Networks
13 54 (26.21%) Active Directory
14 53 (25.73%) Windows Server
15 52 (25.24%) Change Control
15 52 (25.24%) Finance
16 44 (21.36%) WAN
17 41 (19.90%) DNS
18 39 (18.93%) Check Point Certification
18 39 (18.93%) Network Security
19 38 (18.45%) LAN
19 38 (18.45%) Wireless
20 37 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
21 35 (16.99%) DHCP
22 30 (14.56%) Firmware
23 29 (14.08%) Juniper
23 29 (14.08%) HP
23 29 (14.08%) MS Exchange

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 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (4.85%) IIS
5 6 (2.91%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.97%) CMS
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.49%) SAS
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (7.77%) MS Office
2 12 (5.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.91%) Office 365
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (27.67%) IP Telephony
2 56 (27.18%) VPN
3 44 (21.36%) WAN
4 41 (19.90%) DNS
5 39 (18.93%) Network Security
6 38 (18.45%) LAN
6 38 (18.45%) Wireless
7 35 (16.99%) DHCP
8 26 (12.62%) ExtremeXOS
9 24 (11.65%) TCP/IP
10 23 (11.17%) IPsec
11 22 (10.68%) MPLS
12 19 (9.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 19 (9.22%) SNMP
13 18 (8.74%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (8.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 17 (8.25%) Internet
15 16 (7.77%) 802.11
15 16 (7.77%) DPNSS
15 16 (7.77%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.91%) Big Data
2 4 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Gatling
1 2 (0.97%) JMeter
1 2 (0.97%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.97%) Selenium
1 2 (0.97%) TestNG
1 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (25.24%) Finance
2 8 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.94%) Legal
4 3 (1.46%) Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Advertising
5 2 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (30.10%) Network Engineer
2 59 (28.64%) Support Engineer
3 35 (16.99%) Network Support
4 31 (15.05%) Security Engineer
5 27 (13.11%) Analyst
5 27 (13.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 23 (11.17%) Data Engineer
7 22 (10.68%) Cisco Support
8 21 (10.19%) Cisco Engineer
9 19 (9.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 18 (8.74%) Network Support Engineer
11 16 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (7.28%) Check Point Support
13 12 (5.83%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (5.83%) Administrator
13 12 (5.83%) Security Analyst
13 12 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (5.34%) Storage Administrator
14 11 (5.34%) Storage Systems Administrator
15 10 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.77%) 802.1X
2 12 (5.83%) .NET
3 4 (1.94%) Lucene
4 2 (0.97%) Ajax
4 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.97%) HTML
5 1 (0.49%) REST
5 1 (0.49%) SOAP
5 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (5.34%) HP Storage
4 7 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.43%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.43%) iPad
6 4 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.94%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.46%) iPhone
7 3 (1.46%) Shadow IT
8 2 (0.97%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.97%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 69 (33.50%) Windows
2 53 (25.73%) Windows Server
3 27 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (9.22%) Windows 8
5 17 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (7.77%) Linux
7 14 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (6.31%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.83%) Mac OS
9 12 (5.83%) Windows 7
10 11 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.43%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.43%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.46%) Android
13 2 (0.97%) CentOS
13 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.49%) MVS
14 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (39.81%) ITIL
2 52 (25.24%) Change Control
3 22 (10.68%) Network Design
4 20 (9.71%) Coaching
4 20 (9.71%) Information Security
5 19 (9.22%) SIEM
6 15 (7.28%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (5.83%) Capacity Management
8 11 (5.34%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (4.85%) E-Commerce
9 10 (4.85%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (3.88%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.88%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (3.40%) Data Protection
12 6 (2.91%) Change Management
12 6 (2.91%) Incident Management
12 6 (2.91%) Security Operations
12 6 (2.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.85%) SQL
2 6 (2.91%) Java
3 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.97%) Perl
3 2 (0.97%) VB
3 2 (0.97%) VBScript
4 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 95 (46.12%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (38.35%) CCNA
3 76 (36.89%) CCNP
4 62 (30.10%) CCSE
5 39 (18.93%) Check Point Certification
6 16 (7.77%) Security Cleared
7 13 (6.31%) Degree
7 13 (6.31%) JNCIP
7 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (5.83%) JNCIS
9 11 (5.34%) CISSP
10 8 (3.88%) MCSE
11 6 (2.91%) MCSA
12 5 (2.43%) SANS
13 4 (1.94%) CCIE
13 4 (1.94%) CCSA
13 4 (1.94%) CEH
13 4 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.94%) MCITP
14 3 (1.46%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.25%) SLA
2 12 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (26.21%) Active Directory
2 37 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (14.56%) Firmware
4 18 (8.74%) Hyper-V
4 18 (8.74%) vSphere
5 15 (7.28%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (6.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (3.88%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.43%) XenApp
9 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.97%) Docker
10 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (5.83%) FortiGate
2 11 (5.34%) HP Data Protector
2 11 (5.34%) HP SIM
2 11 (5.34%) NetBackup
2 11 (5.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (2.91%) Nessus
4 5 (2.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.97%) Ansible
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 133 (64.56%) Cisco
2 113 (54.85%) CheckPoint
3 72 (34.95%) VMware
4 63 (30.58%) Microsoft
5 56 (27.18%) F5
6 54 (26.21%) Extreme Networks
7 29 (14.08%) HP
7 29 (14.08%) Juniper
8 26 (12.62%) Citrix
9 20 (9.71%) Mitel
10 19 (9.22%) Blue Coat
11 14 (6.80%) Aruba
12 12 (5.83%) Symantec
13 11 (5.34%) 3PAR
13 11 (5.34%) LogRhythm
14 9 (4.37%) Palo Alto
15 8 (3.88%) Riverbed
16 7 (3.40%) Apple
16 7 (3.40%) Avaya
17 6 (2.91%) Siemens
Dartford, Kent
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
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Kent
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
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Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 Per Annum 33-36K + On call allowance + Overtime + Bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
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Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago