The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 132 65 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.76% 6.22% 8.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.64% 26.53% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 116 55 69
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
229 245 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.41% 23.44% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 196 215 153
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South East

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 - 17 £28,500 -
Westerham - 13 £24,750 - 1
Dartford - 11 £37,500 - 1
Folkestone -3 8 £36,750 -2.00%
Sevenoaks - 6 £37,500 -
Dover - 3 £58,750 -
Tunbridge Wells +6 2 £47,640 -13.38%
Sittingbourne - 2 £47,250 -
Stansted - 1 - -
Rochester - 1 £50,000 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 - 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 193 (73.66%) Cisco
2 144 (54.96%) CheckPoint
3 140 (53.44%) Cisco Certification
4 129 (49.24%) Windows
5 111 (42.37%) CCNA
6 99 (37.79%) WAN
7 92 (35.11%) MS Exchange
8 89 (33.97%) ITIL
9 87 (33.21%) LAN
10 66 (25.19%) Juniper
11 65 (24.81%) Microsoft
12 61 (23.28%) Active Directory
13 55 (20.99%) F5
14 50 (19.08%) MS Office
15 48 (18.32%) MCSE
15 48 (18.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 45 (17.18%) Finance
17 44 (16.79%) Network Management
18 41 (15.65%) Network Security
19 40 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
20 39 (14.89%) Wireless
21 38 (14.50%) VMware
22 36 (13.74%) Problem Management
23 35 (13.36%) Change Control
23 35 (13.36%) Apple
24 34 (12.98%) CCSA
24 34 (12.98%) Degree
25 33 (12.60%) CCNP
25 33 (12.60%) Linux
26 32 (12.21%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 92 (35.11%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 27 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2000
4 23 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (4.96%) IIS
8 12 (4.58%) SharePoint
9 11 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (3.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (3.05%) Apache
12 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.76%) nginx
14 1 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 50 (19.08%) MS Office
2 21 (8.02%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.82%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) RMDS
2 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (37.79%) WAN
2 87 (33.21%) LAN
3 41 (15.65%) Network Security
4 39 (14.89%) Wireless
5 28 (10.69%) Internet
5 28 (10.69%) DNS
6 26 (9.92%) SAN
7 24 (9.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 20 (7.63%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (7.25%) BGP
9 19 (7.25%) OSPF
9 19 (7.25%) VPN
10 16 (6.11%) TCP/IP
10 16 (6.11%) VoIP
11 15 (5.73%) IP Telephony
12 14 (5.34%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (5.34%) VLAN
13 13 (4.96%) DHCP
14 12 (4.58%) MPLS
14 12 (4.58%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (3.05%) MySQL
5 6 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.15%) SSDT
6 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.15%) Ingres
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) MSBuild
1 3 (1.15%) NuGet
1 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.15%) WebLOAD
1 3 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 45 (17.18%) Finance
2 31 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.91%) Banking
3 5 (1.91%) Advertising
4 4 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.76%) Electronics
5 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (26.34%) Network Engineer
2 57 (21.76%) Consultant
3 38 (14.50%) Support Engineer
4 24 (9.16%) Analyst
4 24 (9.16%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
6 21 (8.02%) Security Engineer
6 21 (8.02%) Security Consultant
7 20 (7.63%) Support Analyst
7 20 (7.63%) Network Support
7 20 (7.63%) IT Support
8 17 (6.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 17 (6.49%) Technical Consultant
8 17 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (4.96%) IT Support Analyst
9 13 (4.96%) Technical Engineer
10 12 (4.58%) Firewall Support
11 11 (4.20%) IT Consultant
11 11 (4.20%) Cisco Support
11 11 (4.20%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.58%) .NET
2 5 (1.91%) Rendezvous
3 3 (1.15%) YAML
3 3 (1.15%) WCF
4 2 (0.76%) Memcached
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.69%) Blackberry
1 28 (10.69%) Management Information System
2 26 (9.92%) Firmware
3 16 (6.11%) Clustering
4 9 (3.44%) Replication
5 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.76%) DTV
6 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.76%) Open Source
7 1 (0.38%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.38%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 129 (49.24%) Windows
2 40 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (12.60%) Linux
4 28 (10.69%) Windows 8
5 27 (10.31%) Windows 2000 Server
5 27 (10.31%) Windows 7
5 27 (10.31%) Mac OS X
6 20 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (4.96%) Windows XP
9 11 (4.20%) AIX
10 6 (2.29%) Solaris
11 5 (1.91%) CentOS
11 5 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.53%) UNIX
13 3 (1.15%) OS/400
14 2 (0.76%) Debian
14 2 (0.76%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (33.97%) ITIL
2 44 (16.79%) Network Management
3 36 (13.74%) Problem Management
4 35 (13.36%) Change Control
5 26 (9.92%) Network Design
6 24 (9.16%) PRINCE2
7 23 (8.78%) Project Management
8 22 (8.40%) Information Security
9 21 (8.02%) Service Management
9 21 (8.02%) Service Delivery
10 19 (7.25%) Load Balancing
10 19 (7.25%) SIEM
11 18 (6.87%) E-Commerce
12 15 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.73%) Release Management
13 14 (5.34%) Change Management
13 14 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.58%) Supplier Management
15 11 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (4.20%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.78%) SQL
2 12 (4.58%) T-SQL
2 12 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.44%) VB.NET
3 9 (3.44%) C
4 8 (3.05%) Python
4 8 (3.05%) Java
5 6 (2.29%) Ruby
6 5 (1.91%) Perl
6 5 (1.91%) PHP
7 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.15%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 140 (53.44%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (42.37%) CCNA
3 48 (18.32%) MCSE
3 48 (18.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (12.98%) CCSA
4 34 (12.98%) Degree
5 33 (12.60%) CCNP
6 32 (12.21%) MCITP
7 11 (4.20%) JNCIS
7 11 (4.20%) CCSE
7 11 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (3.82%) HNC
9 9 (3.44%) CISSP
9 9 (3.44%) MCSA
10 8 (3.05%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.29%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.91%) HND
12 5 (1.91%) CCIE
12 5 (1.91%) MBA
13 4 (1.53%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (9.54%) PCI DSS
3 14 (5.34%) SLA
4 4 (1.53%) QA
5 3 (1.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (23.28%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.63%) XenApp
3 17 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.58%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.20%) vSphere
5 11 (4.20%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.91%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.53%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.15%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.15%) NFS
9 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.76%) Squid
9 2 (0.76%) KVM
9 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (6.87%) Backup Exec
2 10 (3.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (3.44%) Foglight
4 8 (3.05%) OpenView
4 8 (3.05%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.67%) SCCM
5 7 (2.67%) SCOM
6 6 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.29%) Puppet
7 3 (1.15%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.15%) Control-M
7 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.76%) Nagios
8 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 193 (73.66%) Cisco
2 144 (54.96%) CheckPoint
3 66 (25.19%) Juniper
4 65 (24.81%) Microsoft
5 55 (20.99%) F5
6 38 (14.50%) VMware
7 35 (13.36%) Apple
8 30 (11.45%) Avaya
8 30 (11.45%) Websense
9 28 (10.69%) Blue Coat
10 25 (9.54%) Citrix
11 21 (8.02%) BT
12 17 (6.49%) IBM
13 16 (6.11%) Veeam
14 15 (5.73%) SolarWinds
15 14 (5.34%) Proofpoint
15 14 (5.34%) Tripwire
16 12 (4.58%) HP
16 12 (4.58%) Riverbed
17 11 (4.20%) Aruba
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Westerham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 21 days ago