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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 77 134 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.97% 12.07% 5.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.10% 57.26% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 71 117 55
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,750 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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
192 234 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.39% 21.08% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 182 196 220
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,775 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 5 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 5 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 -3 12 £43,500 +52.63% 1
Tunbridge Wells -18 7 £40,000 -6.49%
West Malling - 4 £45,000 - 2
Rochester -2 1 - -
Dartford -3 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 5 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.

1 114 (66.28%) Cisco
2 104 (60.47%) Windows
3 91 (52.91%) Microsoft
4 82 (47.67%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (45.35%) CCNA
6 64 (37.21%) MS Exchange
7 53 (30.81%) MS Office
8 50 (29.07%) DNS
8 50 (29.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 50 (29.07%) Blackberry
8 50 (29.07%) Windows 8
9 49 (28.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 49 (28.49%) CheckPoint
10 46 (26.74%) Apple
10 46 (26.74%) MCSE
11 42 (24.42%) Linux
11 42 (24.42%) Avaya
11 42 (24.42%) TCP/IP
11 42 (24.42%) VMware
12 39 (22.67%) Problem Management
12 39 (22.67%) WAN
13 37 (21.51%) LAN
13 37 (21.51%) Active Directory
13 37 (21.51%) SAN
13 37 (21.51%) Mac OS X
13 37 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2000
13 37 (21.51%) Windows 2000 Server
13 37 (21.51%) MCITP
14 34 (19.77%) DHCP
15 29 (16.86%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 64 (37.21%) MS Exchange
2 49 (28.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 37 (21.51%) Exchange Server 2000
4 27 (15.70%) IIS
5 17 (9.88%) Lync
6 15 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (6.98%) Apache
9 12 (6.98%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.58%) FileNet
Applications
1 53 (30.81%) MS Office
2 22 (12.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.88%) SaaS
2 15 (8.72%) Office 365
3 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.58%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (29.07%) DNS
2 42 (24.42%) TCP/IP
3 39 (22.67%) WAN
4 37 (21.51%) LAN
4 37 (21.51%) SAN
5 34 (19.77%) DHCP
6 25 (14.53%) VLAN
6 25 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (12.79%) Network Security
8 19 (11.05%) iSCSI
9 15 (8.72%) MPLS
10 11 (6.40%) VPN
10 11 (6.40%) Wireless
11 10 (5.81%) IMAP
11 10 (5.81%) SMTP
12 9 (5.23%) DMZ
12 9 (5.23%) NAS
13 8 (4.65%) VoIP
14 5 (2.91%) Cisco PIX
14 5 (2.91%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.30%) Redis
3 3 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
General
1 29 (16.86%) Finance
2 9 (5.23%) Advertising
3 5 (2.91%) Legal
4 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.74%) Retail
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) French Language
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (43.02%) Support Engineer
2 32 (18.60%) Network Engineer
3 29 (16.86%) Systems Engineer
4 23 (13.37%) Systems Support
4 23 (13.37%) Systems Support Engineer
5 21 (12.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (8.72%) Analyst
8 14 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (8.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 14 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (5.81%) IT Support
9 10 (5.81%) Consultant
10 9 (5.23%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.23%) Security Specialist
10 9 (5.23%) Cisco Engineer
10 9 (5.23%) Senior Support Engineer
10 9 (5.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (4.65%) IT Security Specialist
11 8 (4.65%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.23%) MAPI
2 8 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.16%) EDI
4 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.58%) Web Services
4 1 (0.58%) jQuery
4 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (29.07%) Blackberry
2 20 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 16 (9.30%) Data Centre
4 14 (8.14%) EqualLogic
4 14 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.23%) PDA
5 9 (5.23%) Replication
5 9 (5.23%) iPhone
6 5 (2.91%) NHS
6 5 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.74%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.74%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.16%) SCADA
9 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.58%) FMCG
9 1 (0.58%) Handset
9 1 (0.58%) Clustering
9 1 (0.58%) IVR
9 1 (0.58%) Tandem
9 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 104 (60.47%) Windows
2 50 (29.07%) Windows 8
3 42 (24.42%) Linux
4 37 (21.51%) Mac OS X
4 37 (21.51%) Windows 2000 Server
5 22 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (8.14%) Windows XP
9 12 (6.98%) Mac OS
10 10 (5.81%) Android
11 9 (5.23%) Windows Vista
12 6 (3.49%) MVS
13 3 (1.74%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.16%) UNIX
15 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.67%) Problem Management
2 20 (11.63%) Information Security
3 19 (11.05%) ITIL
4 17 (9.88%) Project Management
4 17 (9.88%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (9.30%) DevOps
5 16 (9.30%) SIEM
6 15 (8.72%) Migration
7 14 (8.14%) Incident Management
7 14 (8.14%) Capacity Management
8 12 (6.98%) Open Source
9 7 (4.07%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (4.07%) Security Management
10 6 (3.49%) Analytics
11 5 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (2.33%) Data Security
12 4 (2.33%) Network Design
13 3 (1.74%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (1.74%) TOGAF
13 3 (1.74%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.63%) SQL
2 17 (9.88%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.91%) Java
4 2 (1.16%) Perl
4 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.58%) Korn
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.58%) VBScript
5 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.58%) C#
Qualifications
1 82 (47.67%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (45.35%) CCNA
3 50 (29.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (26.74%) MCSE
5 37 (21.51%) MCITP
6 24 (13.95%) CCNP
7 14 (8.14%) CISSP
8 13 (7.56%) Degree
9 11 (6.40%) MCSA
10 10 (5.81%) CCSA
11 8 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (3.49%) CCSE
13 5 (2.91%) CISMP
13 5 (2.91%) CISM
14 4 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (2.33%) CCDA
14 4 (2.33%) Security Cleared
15 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.58%) JNCIS
16 1 (0.58%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.21%) PCI DSS
2 18 (10.47%) SLA
3 15 (8.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.91%) GPG13
System Software
1 37 (21.51%) Active Directory
2 27 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (15.12%) Hyper-V
4 22 (12.79%) vSphere
5 9 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.91%) XenApp
6 5 (2.91%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.91%) Squid
7 3 (1.74%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.58%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 20 (11.63%) SCCM
2 16 (9.30%) HAProxy
3 15 (8.72%) SCOM
4 14 (8.14%) SCVMM
5 13 (7.56%) Backup Exec
6 7 (4.07%) Nessus
7 4 (2.33%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 114 (66.28%) Cisco
2 91 (52.91%) Microsoft
3 49 (28.49%) CheckPoint
4 46 (26.74%) Apple
5 42 (24.42%) VMware
5 42 (24.42%) Avaya
6 20 (11.63%) HP
7 16 (9.30%) Websense
7 16 (9.30%) Nimble Storage
8 15 (8.72%) Citrix
9 12 (6.98%) Veeam
10 11 (6.40%) Blue Coat
11 10 (5.81%) Symantec
11 10 (5.81%) LogRhythm
12 9 (5.23%) Juniper
12 9 (5.23%) Draytek
13 7 (4.07%) F5
13 7 (4.07%) Splunk
14 6 (3.49%) SolarWinds
15 4 (2.33%) SonicWALL
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Canterbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago