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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Kent
Rank 33 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 58 82 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.01% 7.87% 9.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.19% 41.21% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 46 77 95
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
148 199 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.90% 19.10% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 108 177 220
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Dartford +12 19 £57,500 +130.00% 1
Maidstone -17 3 £27,500 -48.83% 1
West Malling -8 2 £67,500 +38.46% 2
Chatham -10 2 £22,500 -66.66%
Tonbridge - 2 £72,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £30,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 108 (59.02%) Cisco
2 97 (53.01%) CheckPoint
3 77 (42.08%) VPN
4 75 (40.98%) WAN
5 68 (37.16%) VMware
6 67 (36.61%) Windows
7 66 (36.07%) Microsoft
8 64 (34.97%) LAN
9 63 (34.43%) Windows Server
10 59 (32.24%) Cisco Certification
10 59 (32.24%) IP Telephony
11 58 (31.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 57 (31.15%) DNS
13 56 (30.60%) DHCP
13 56 (30.60%) ITIL
13 56 (30.60%) CCNA
14 53 (28.96%) Wireless
15 50 (27.32%) Active Directory
15 50 (27.32%) CCNP
16 41 (22.40%) Mitel
17 39 (21.31%) F5
18 37 (20.22%) Network Design
19 36 (19.67%) IPsec
19 36 (19.67%) SNMP
19 36 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 35 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
21 33 (18.03%) Hyper-V
22 31 (16.94%) Network Security
22 31 (16.94%) WLAN
22 31 (16.94%) MPLS

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 28 (15.30%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.84%) IIS
3 17 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (9.29%) Tomcat
4 16 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.46%) Office 365
2 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (42.08%) VPN
2 75 (40.98%) WAN
3 64 (34.97%) LAN
4 59 (32.24%) IP Telephony
5 57 (31.15%) DNS
6 56 (30.60%) DHCP
7 53 (28.96%) Wireless
8 36 (19.67%) IPsec
8 36 (19.67%) SNMP
9 31 (16.94%) MPLS
9 31 (16.94%) Network Security
9 31 (16.94%) WLAN
10 30 (16.39%) VoIP
11 25 (13.66%) TCP/IP
12 24 (13.11%) VLAN
13 22 (12.02%) SAN
14 20 (10.93%) 802.11
14 20 (10.93%) DPNSS
14 20 (10.93%) QSIG
15 19 (10.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.09%) MySQL
3 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.55%) Big Data
General
1 26 (14.21%) Finance
2 4 (2.19%) Back Office
2 4 (2.19%) Banking
3 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 41 (22.40%) Support Engineer
3 31 (16.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (16.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 30 (16.39%) Network Support
5 23 (12.57%) Security Engineer
6 22 (12.02%) Network Security Engineer
7 20 (10.93%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 18 (9.84%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 17 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (8.74%) Analyst
11 13 (7.10%) Cisco Support
12 12 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (6.01%) Active Directory Support
13 11 (6.01%) Data Engineer
13 11 (6.01%) Security Analyst
13 11 (6.01%) Windows Engineer
14 10 (5.46%) Active Directory Engineer
14 10 (5.46%) Active Directory Support Engineer
14 10 (5.46%) Check Point Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.93%) 802.1X
2 17 (9.29%) .NET
3 5 (2.73%) REST
3 5 (2.73%) SOAP
3 5 (2.73%) Web Services
4 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) Blackberry
2 16 (8.74%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.92%) iPad
4 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.83%) iPhone
5 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.09%) Replication
6 2 (1.09%) Shadow IT
7 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (36.61%) Windows
2 63 (34.43%) Windows Server
3 36 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (11.48%) Windows 8
6 17 (9.29%) Mac OS
6 17 (9.29%) Windows 7
7 16 (8.74%) Windows XP
8 15 (8.20%) Linux
9 13 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (5.46%) Android
11 6 (3.28%) Apple iOS
11 6 (3.28%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.28%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.09%) CentOS
13 1 (0.55%) MVS
13 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.60%) ITIL
2 37 (20.22%) Network Design
3 30 (16.39%) Change Control
4 18 (9.84%) Service Delivery
5 14 (7.65%) GAP Analysis
5 14 (7.65%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (7.10%) E-Commerce
6 13 (7.10%) High Availability
6 13 (7.10%) Translating Business Requirements
7 12 (6.56%) Coaching
8 10 (5.46%) Project Management
8 10 (5.46%) Service Management
9 9 (4.92%) B2B
9 9 (4.92%) Information Security
9 9 (4.92%) SIEM
10 8 (4.37%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.83%) Change Management
11 7 (3.83%) Network Architecture
12 6 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (2.73%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.64%) SQL
2 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (32.24%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (30.60%) CCNA
3 50 (27.32%) CCNP
4 28 (15.30%) CCSE
5 21 (11.48%) Check Point Certification
6 19 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (7.65%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (6.01%) MCSE
9 9 (4.92%) MCSA
10 6 (3.28%) MCITP
11 5 (2.73%) Degree
11 5 (2.73%) MCTS
12 4 (2.19%) CISSP
13 3 (1.64%) CISM
13 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
14 2 (1.09%) CCDA
14 2 (1.09%) CCDP
14 2 (1.09%) CCIE
14 2 (1.09%) CCSA
14 2 (1.09%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.48%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.92%) SLA
4 3 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 58 (31.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (27.32%) Active Directory
3 33 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 19 (10.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 19 (10.38%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (9.84%) Firmware
6 3 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.64%) vSphere
7 2 (1.09%) Docker
7 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.55%) XenApp
8 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.09%) Ansible
2 2 (1.09%) Nessus
3 1 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 108 (59.02%) Cisco
2 97 (53.01%) CheckPoint
3 68 (37.16%) VMware
4 66 (36.07%) Microsoft
5 41 (22.40%) Mitel
6 39 (21.31%) F5
7 31 (16.94%) Extreme Networks
8 28 (15.30%) HP
9 22 (12.02%) Riverbed
10 18 (9.84%) Citrix
11 17 (9.29%) Siemens
12 14 (7.65%) Brocade
13 13 (7.10%) Juniper
14 10 (5.46%) Apple
15 9 (4.92%) Blue Coat
16 8 (4.37%) Avaya
16 8 (4.37%) Palo Alto
17 6 (3.28%) Dell
17 6 (3.28%) Nortel
18 5 (2.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
West Malling, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £31,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago