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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 18 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 108 134 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.34% 10.89% 5.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.55% 55.14% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 92 123 48
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
232 243 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.37% 19.76% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 204 221 176
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +37 12 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Stansted - 6 £30,000 -
Chatham +4 3 £45,000 -21.73%
Sittingbourne - 2 £43,250 -
Tunbridge Wells -3 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Rochester -5 1 £20,000 -36.00%
Dartford -6 1 £50,000 +69.49% 2
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
West Malling - 1 £70,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 162 (76.78%) Cisco
2 113 (53.55%) Windows
3 108 (51.18%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (49.29%) Microsoft
5 99 (46.92%) CCNA
6 79 (37.44%) CheckPoint
7 76 (36.02%) MS Exchange
8 68 (32.23%) DNS
9 64 (30.33%) WAN
9 64 (30.33%) MS Office
10 63 (29.86%) DHCP
11 59 (27.96%) VMware
12 57 (27.01%) Apple
13 56 (26.54%) CCNP
13 56 (26.54%) Linux
14 54 (25.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 51 (24.17%) VLAN
16 49 (23.22%) Blackberry
16 49 (23.22%) MCSE
17 48 (22.75%) LAN
17 48 (22.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 46 (21.80%) Avaya
19 45 (21.33%) MPLS
19 45 (21.33%) Windows 8
20 44 (20.85%) Problem Management
21 43 (20.38%) TCP/IP
21 43 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
22 41 (19.43%) Network Monitoring
23 40 (18.96%) Mac OS X
24 36 (17.06%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 76 (36.02%) MS Exchange
2 48 (22.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2000
4 21 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (7.58%) SharePoint
6 16 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (4.27%) IIS
7 9 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.84%) Apache
9 3 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.42%) Lync
10 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (30.33%) MS Office
2 33 (15.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.47%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.58%) Office 365
2 4 (1.90%) GitHub
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (32.23%) DNS
2 64 (30.33%) WAN
3 63 (29.86%) DHCP
4 51 (24.17%) VLAN
5 48 (22.75%) LAN
6 45 (21.33%) MPLS
7 43 (20.38%) TCP/IP
8 36 (17.06%) VPN
9 35 (16.59%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (9.95%) Network Security
11 20 (9.48%) Wireless
11 20 (9.48%) SAN
12 13 (6.16%) IMAP
13 12 (5.69%) DMZ
13 12 (5.69%) SMTP
14 10 (4.74%) Internet
14 10 (4.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 9 (4.27%) ADSL
15 9 (4.27%) BGP
16 8 (3.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.90%) Redis
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) TeamCity
1 6 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.90%) NUnit
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (13.27%) Finance
2 14 (6.64%) Advertising
3 7 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.90%) Legal
5 2 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (30.81%) Network Engineer
2 58 (27.49%) Support Engineer
3 25 (11.85%) 2nd Line Support
3 25 (11.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 24 (11.37%) Deployment Engineer
5 23 (10.90%) Consultant
6 19 (9.00%) Analyst
7 15 (7.11%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (7.11%) IT Support
8 14 (6.64%) Technical Consultant
9 12 (5.69%) Systems Support
9 12 (5.69%) Systems Support Engineer
9 12 (5.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (5.69%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (5.21%) Cisco Engineer
10 11 (5.21%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.74%) Architect
11 10 (4.74%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (4.74%) IT Support Analyst
12 8 (3.79%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.69%) MAPI
2 2 (0.95%) HTML
2 2 (0.95%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.47%) jQuery
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.22%) Blackberry
2 28 (13.27%) Open Source
3 19 (9.00%) iPhone
4 13 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.69%) PDA
6 8 (3.79%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.32%) iPad
8 4 (1.90%) Replication
9 3 (1.42%) AS400
10 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.95%) NHS
10 2 (0.95%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.95%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.47%) IVR
11 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.47%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 113 (53.55%) Windows
2 56 (26.54%) Linux
3 45 (21.33%) Windows 8
4 40 (18.96%) Mac OS X
5 34 (16.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 26 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (11.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (11.85%) Windows 7
8 24 (11.37%) Windows XP
9 20 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (6.16%) Windows Vista
10 13 (6.16%) Android
11 7 (3.32%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.42%) UNIX
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.85%) Problem Management
2 41 (19.43%) Network Monitoring
3 28 (13.27%) Incident Management
3 28 (13.27%) Migration
4 27 (12.80%) Information Security
5 20 (9.48%) ITIL
6 16 (7.58%) SIEM
7 13 (6.16%) Change Management
8 12 (5.69%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (4.74%) DevOps
10 9 (4.27%) Security Management
11 8 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (3.32%) Service Management
12 7 (3.32%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (2.84%) Build Automation
13 6 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.84%) CRM
13 6 (2.84%) Data Security
13 6 (2.84%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (2.37%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.80%) SQL
2 10 (4.74%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.90%) PHP
4 3 (1.42%) Perl
5 2 (0.95%) C#
6 1 (0.47%) Java
6 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (51.18%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (46.92%) CCNA
3 56 (26.54%) CCNP
4 54 (25.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (23.22%) MCSE
6 33 (15.64%) MCITP
7 17 (8.06%) CISSP
8 12 (5.69%) Security Cleared
9 10 (4.74%) CCSA
10 8 (3.79%) CCSE
11 6 (2.84%) JNCIA
11 6 (2.84%) CISM
12 5 (2.37%) CCDP
12 5 (2.37%) Degree
13 4 (1.90%) CISMP
14 3 (1.42%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.42%) MCSA
14 3 (1.42%) CCIE
14 3 (1.42%) CCDA
15 2 (0.95%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.32%) SLA
2 18 (8.53%) PCI DSS
3 16 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.84%) GPG13
5 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 43 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (15.17%) Hyper-V
3 27 (12.80%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.79%) Terminal Services
4 8 (3.79%) XenApp
4 8 (3.79%) vSphere
4 8 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.32%) Squid
6 4 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.47%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 17 (8.06%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.21%) SCCM
3 7 (3.32%) Puppet
4 4 (1.90%) WSUS
4 4 (1.90%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.42%) SCOM
6 2 (0.95%) Nessus
6 2 (0.95%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.95%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.47%) OpenView
7 1 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 162 (76.78%) Cisco
2 104 (49.29%) Microsoft
3 79 (37.44%) CheckPoint
4 59 (27.96%) VMware
5 57 (27.01%) Apple
6 46 (21.80%) Avaya
7 22 (10.43%) Juniper
8 21 (9.95%) Citrix
9 19 (9.00%) F5
10 18 (8.53%) Blue Coat
11 17 (8.06%) Websense
12 13 (6.16%) Symantec
13 12 (5.69%) HP
13 12 (5.69%) SonicWALL
13 12 (5.69%) Draytek
14 8 (3.79%) Dell
14 8 (3.79%) McAfee
14 8 (3.79%) Aruba
15 7 (3.32%) Lumension
15 7 (3.32%) SolarWinds
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandwich, Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,416 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Explore Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago