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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 104 133 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.80% 10.80% 5.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.07% 55.42% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 94 124 57
Average salary £41,750 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.46% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
236 240 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.51% 19.50% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 212 218 210
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +31 10 £47,250 +11.17%
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
Chatham +6 6 £55,000 -4.34%
Dartford -3 3 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Tunbridge Wells -9 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Rochester - 1 £20,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £41,500 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 160 (76.92%) Cisco
2 114 (54.81%) Windows
3 102 (49.04%) Microsoft
4 100 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (44.23%) CCNA
6 80 (38.46%) CheckPoint
7 77 (37.02%) MS Exchange
8 70 (33.65%) DNS
9 65 (31.25%) WAN
10 64 (30.77%) VMware
11 63 (30.29%) DHCP
12 60 (28.85%) MS Office
13 59 (28.37%) Linux
14 54 (25.96%) Apple
14 54 (25.96%) Blackberry
15 53 (25.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 52 (25.00%) TCP/IP
17 49 (23.56%) LAN
17 49 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 49 (23.56%) Windows 8
18 48 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
19 47 (22.60%) CCNP
20 46 (22.12%) MCSE
21 44 (21.15%) MPLS
21 44 (21.15%) VLAN
22 43 (20.67%) Avaya
23 40 (19.23%) Problem Management
24 38 (18.27%) Cisco ASA
25 37 (17.79%) Mac OS X
26 36 (17.31%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 77 (37.02%) MS Exchange
2 53 (25.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2000
4 22 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (7.69%) IIS
7 16 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 11 (5.29%) Apache
9 6 (2.88%) Lync
10 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 60 (28.85%) MS Office
2 35 (16.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.48%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.73%) Office 365
2 5 (2.40%) SaaS
3 4 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 70 (33.65%) DNS
2 65 (31.25%) WAN
3 63 (30.29%) DHCP
4 52 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 49 (23.56%) LAN
6 44 (21.15%) MPLS
6 44 (21.15%) VLAN
7 38 (18.27%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (13.94%) VPN
9 24 (11.54%) SAN
10 23 (11.06%) Network Security
11 22 (10.58%) Wireless
12 17 (8.17%) IMAP
12 17 (8.17%) SMTP
13 16 (7.69%) DMZ
14 10 (4.81%) Internet
15 9 (4.33%) ADSL
15 9 (4.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 8 (3.85%) NAS
16 8 (3.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.88%) Redis
3 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.88%) TeamCity
1 6 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.92%) NUnit
3 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (14.90%) Finance
2 16 (7.69%) Advertising
3 7 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.92%) Legal
4 4 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) French Language
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (32.21%) Support Engineer
2 57 (27.40%) Network Engineer
3 24 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 23 (11.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 21 (10.10%) Deployment Engineer
6 20 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (9.62%) Analyst
7 19 (9.13%) Consultant
8 18 (8.65%) Systems Support
8 18 (8.65%) Systems Support Engineer
9 15 (7.21%) IT Support
10 13 (6.25%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
12 10 (4.81%) IT Support Analyst
12 10 (4.81%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (4.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 9 (4.33%) Cisco Engineer
13 9 (4.33%) Architect
14 8 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 8 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.69%) MAPI
2 3 (1.44%) .NET
3 2 (0.96%) Web Services
3 2 (0.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.48%) EDI
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.48%) jQuery
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (25.96%) Blackberry
2 28 (13.46%) Open Source
3 21 (10.10%) iPhone
4 19 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (7.69%) PDA
6 9 (4.33%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.85%) Replication
8 5 (2.40%) iPad
9 3 (1.44%) AS400
10 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.96%) NHS
10 2 (0.96%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.96%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.96%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.48%) FMCG
11 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.48%) SCADA
11 1 (0.48%) IVR
11 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 114 (54.81%) Windows
2 59 (28.37%) Linux
3 49 (23.56%) Windows 8
4 37 (17.79%) Mac OS X
5 33 (15.87%) Windows 2000 Server
6 27 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 24 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (9.62%) Windows 7
10 17 (8.17%) Windows Vista
10 17 (8.17%) Android
11 13 (6.25%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.92%) UNIX
13 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.23%) Problem Management
2 33 (15.87%) Network Monitoring
3 27 (12.98%) Migration
4 24 (11.54%) Information Security
4 24 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 20 (9.62%) ITIL
6 13 (6.25%) SIEM
7 12 (5.77%) DevOps
8 10 (4.81%) Security Management
9 8 (3.85%) Change Management
9 8 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.37%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (2.88%) Project Management
11 6 (2.88%) Data Security
11 6 (2.88%) Build Automation
11 6 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.40%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.40%) WAN Optimisation
12 5 (2.40%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (2.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.46%) SQL
2 12 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.92%) Perl
3 4 (1.92%) PHP
4 2 (0.96%) C#
4 2 (0.96%) Java
4 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.48%) Korn
5 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 100 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (44.23%) CCNA
3 48 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (22.60%) CCNP
5 46 (22.12%) MCSE
6 32 (15.38%) MCITP
7 17 (8.17%) CISSP
8 10 (4.81%) CCSA
8 10 (4.81%) CCSE
9 9 (4.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.37%) CISM
11 6 (2.88%) Degree
12 5 (2.40%) CCDP
13 4 (1.92%) CISMP
13 4 (1.92%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.44%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.44%) MCSA
14 3 (1.44%) CCDA
15 2 (0.96%) CCIP
15 2 (0.96%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.02%) SLA
2 18 (8.65%) PCI DSS
3 16 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.88%) GPG13
6 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 49 (23.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (17.31%) Hyper-V
3 34 (16.35%) Active Directory
4 14 (6.73%) vSphere
5 10 (4.81%) XenApp
6 9 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.85%) Terminal Services
8 7 (3.37%) Squid
9 4 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.48%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 21 (10.10%) Backup Exec
2 14 (6.73%) SCCM
3 7 (3.37%) Puppet
4 6 (2.88%) HAProxy
5 5 (2.40%) SCOM
6 4 (1.92%) WSUS
7 3 (1.44%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.96%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.96%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.48%) Nessus
9 1 (0.48%) OpenView
9 1 (0.48%) Nagios
9 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 160 (76.92%) Cisco
2 102 (49.04%) Microsoft
3 80 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 64 (30.77%) VMware
5 54 (25.96%) Apple
6 43 (20.67%) Avaya
7 24 (11.54%) Citrix
8 22 (10.58%) Juniper
9 19 (9.13%) Websense
9 19 (9.13%) F5
10 18 (8.65%) Blue Coat
11 17 (8.17%) Symantec
12 16 (7.69%) Draytek
13 12 (5.77%) HP
14 10 (4.81%) SonicWALL
15 9 (4.33%) Splunk
16 8 (3.85%) Veeam
17 7 (3.37%) SolarWinds
18 6 (2.88%) Aruba
18 6 (2.88%) McAfee
Rochester, Kent
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £100 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago