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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 16 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 90 126 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.28% 12.49% 4.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.69% 55.26% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 81 112 44
Average salary £38,500 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,750 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
197 228 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.12% 22.60% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 184 185 200
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 +4 17 £43,500 +16.00% 2
Tunbridge Wells -26 6 £34,000 -26.70% 1
West Malling - 6 £47,500 - 4
Rochester - 2 - -
Sittingbourne -2 1 - -
Dartford -9 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Chatham - 1 £52,500 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 106 (64.63%) Windows
2 104 (63.41%) Cisco
3 88 (53.66%) Microsoft
4 76 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (42.07%) CCNA
6 63 (38.41%) MS Exchange
7 52 (31.71%) Windows 8
8 51 (31.10%) MS Office
9 50 (30.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 48 (29.27%) Blackberry
10 48 (29.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 47 (28.66%) DNS
12 46 (28.05%) MCSE
13 44 (26.83%) Apple
14 43 (26.22%) Linux
15 42 (25.61%) Active Directory
15 42 (25.61%) VMware
16 41 (25.00%) CheckPoint
17 40 (24.39%) Avaya
18 38 (23.17%) MCITP
19 37 (22.56%) Exchange Server 2000
19 37 (22.56%) Problem Management
19 37 (22.56%) Windows 2000 Server
19 37 (22.56%) Mac OS X
19 37 (22.56%) SAN
20 33 (20.12%) TCP/IP
20 33 (20.12%) LAN
20 33 (20.12%) WAN
21 29 (17.68%) SQL Server
22 28 (17.07%) DHCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (38.41%) MS Exchange
2 48 (29.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 37 (22.56%) Exchange Server 2000
4 24 (14.63%) IIS
5 17 (10.37%) Lync
6 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (5.49%) SharePoint
8 9 (5.49%) Apache
9 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.61%) FileNet
Applications
1 51 (31.10%) MS Office
2 20 (12.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.98%) SaaS
2 15 (9.15%) Office 365
3 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.44%) PaaS
5 3 (1.83%) IaaS
6 2 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (28.66%) DNS
2 37 (22.56%) SAN
3 33 (20.12%) TCP/IP
3 33 (20.12%) LAN
3 33 (20.12%) WAN
4 28 (17.07%) DHCP
5 20 (12.20%) VLAN
6 19 (11.59%) Network Security
6 19 (11.59%) iSCSI
7 18 (10.98%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (8.54%) VPN
9 13 (7.93%) Wireless
10 11 (6.71%) MPLS
11 10 (6.10%) VoIP
12 9 (5.49%) SMTP
13 7 (4.27%) DMZ
13 7 (4.27%) IMAP
13 7 (4.27%) NAS
14 5 (3.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (3.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.54%) Redis
3 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (15.24%) Finance
2 7 (4.27%) Advertising
3 5 (3.05%) Legal
4 3 (1.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.22%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) French Language
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (45.12%) Support Engineer
2 26 (15.85%) Systems Engineer
3 25 (15.24%) Network Engineer
4 21 (12.80%) Systems Support
4 21 (12.80%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (12.80%) Systems Support Engineer
5 19 (11.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (11.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (10.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Analyst
8 12 (7.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Security Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Security Specialist
10 7 (4.27%) Network Support
10 7 (4.27%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Senior Support Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) IT Security Specialist
10 7 (4.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.49%) .NET
2 7 (4.27%) MAPI
3 2 (1.22%) Web Services
3 2 (1.22%) EDI
4 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.61%) jQuery
4 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (29.27%) Blackberry
2 22 (13.41%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.54%) EqualLogic
4 12 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.32%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.27%) iPhone
5 7 (4.27%) Replication
5 7 (4.27%) PDA
6 5 (3.05%) NHS
6 5 (3.05%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.05%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.83%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.22%) SCADA
9 1 (0.61%) FMCG
9 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
9 1 (0.61%) IVR
9 1 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 106 (64.63%) Windows
2 52 (31.71%) Windows 8
3 43 (26.22%) Linux
4 37 (22.56%) Mac OS X
4 37 (22.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 19 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (9.76%) Windows XP
8 11 (6.71%) Mac OS
9 8 (4.88%) Windows Vista
10 7 (4.27%) Android
11 6 (3.66%) MVS
12 3 (1.83%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.22%) UNIX
14 1 (0.61%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.56%) Problem Management
2 21 (12.80%) Project Management
3 20 (12.20%) ITIL
4 17 (10.37%) Capacity Management
5 14 (8.54%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (8.54%) DevOps
6 13 (7.93%) Information Security
7 12 (7.32%) SIEM
8 11 (6.71%) Migration
9 9 (5.49%) Open Source
10 7 (4.27%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.66%) Analytics
12 5 (3.05%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (3.05%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (3.05%) TOGAF
13 4 (2.44%) Network Design
14 3 (1.83%) Ethical Hacking
14 3 (1.83%) Security Architecture
14 3 (1.83%) Data Protection
14 3 (1.83%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.37%) PowerShell
2 16 (9.76%) SQL
3 5 (3.05%) Java
4 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.83%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.61%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) Korn
5 1 (0.61%) Perl
5 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.61%) VBScript
5 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (42.07%) CCNA
3 50 (30.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (28.05%) MCSE
5 38 (23.17%) MCITP
6 20 (12.20%) CCNP
7 12 (7.32%) Degree
8 11 (6.71%) MCSA
9 10 (6.10%) CCSA
10 9 (5.49%) CISSP
11 8 (4.88%) CCSE
11 8 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (4.27%) Security Cleared
13 5 (3.05%) CISMP
14 4 (2.44%) CCDA
14 4 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (1.83%) JNCIS
16 2 (1.22%) JNCIP
16 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (1.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.15%) PCI DSS
2 13 (7.93%) SLA
3 12 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 42 (25.61%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (14.63%) Hyper-V
3 23 (14.02%) vSphere
4 7 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.05%) XenApp
6 3 (1.83%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.83%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.22%) Squid
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (11.59%) SCCM
2 17 (10.37%) SCOM
3 16 (9.76%) SCVMM
4 14 (8.54%) HAProxy
5 11 (6.71%) Backup Exec
6 7 (4.27%) Nessus
6 7 (4.27%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.83%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.22%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 104 (63.41%) Cisco
2 88 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 44 (26.83%) Apple
4 42 (25.61%) VMware
5 41 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 40 (24.39%) Avaya
7 24 (14.63%) HP
8 17 (10.37%) Citrix
9 16 (9.76%) Nimble Storage
10 14 (8.54%) Websense
11 11 (6.71%) Blue Coat
11 11 (6.71%) Juniper
12 10 (6.10%) Symantec
12 10 (6.10%) Veeam
12 10 (6.10%) F5
12 10 (6.10%) LogRhythm
13 7 (4.27%) Draytek
14 6 (3.66%) SonicWALL
15 5 (3.05%) Splunk
16 4 (2.44%) 3PAR
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Insta Research Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus after 6 months
Posted: 11 days ago
West Malling
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago