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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 26 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 101 107 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.07% 10.40% 8.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.98% 46.12% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 95 94 88
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
235 232 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.11% 22.55% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 205 209 196
Average salary £37,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
West Malling -11 9 £48,750 -30.35%
Sittingbourne +5 7 £23,750 -45.08%
Maidstone -5 6 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Tunbridge Wells +2 5 £40,000 -33.33%
Chatham -7 5 £50,000 -28.57%
Rochester -3 2 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Sevenoaks -4 1 £26,000 -51.85% 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 132 (67.01%) Windows
2 118 (59.90%) Microsoft
3 103 (52.28%) Windows Server
4 100 (50.76%) Cisco
5 77 (39.09%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (35.03%) VMware
7 68 (34.52%) MS Exchange
8 67 (34.01%) Active Directory
9 64 (32.49%) CCNA
10 55 (27.92%) Windows 8
11 54 (27.41%) DNS
12 49 (24.87%) Avaya
12 49 (24.87%) MS Office
12 49 (24.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (23.86%) Linux
14 46 (23.35%) MCSE
15 45 (22.84%) ITIL
16 44 (22.34%) DHCP
16 44 (22.34%) Blackberry
17 43 (21.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 43 (21.83%) Apple
18 42 (21.32%) MCITP
19 41 (20.81%) Exchange Server 2000
19 41 (20.81%) Mac OS X
19 41 (20.81%) Windows 2000 Server
20 40 (20.30%) Security Cleared
20 40 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
21 39 (19.80%) VPN
21 39 (19.80%) HP
22 36 (18.27%) SLA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 68 (34.52%) MS Exchange
2 43 (21.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 41 (20.81%) Exchange Server 2000
4 22 (11.17%) SharePoint
5 15 (7.61%) IIS
6 11 (5.58%) Skype for Business
7 8 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.52%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.51%) CMS
12 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (24.87%) MS Office
2 16 (8.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.68%) Office 365
2 9 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.06%) SaaS
4 6 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.52%) IaaS
6 3 (1.52%) PaaS
7 2 (1.02%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 54 (27.41%) DNS
2 44 (22.34%) DHCP
3 39 (19.80%) VPN
4 28 (14.21%) TCP/IP
5 26 (13.20%) LAN
5 26 (13.20%) WAN
6 18 (9.14%) Network Security
6 18 (9.14%) SAN
7 17 (8.63%) Wireless
8 16 (8.12%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (6.60%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (5.08%) NetScreen
11 8 (4.06%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (4.06%) IP Telephony
11 8 (4.06%) VoIP
12 6 (3.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (3.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (3.05%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.05%) MPLS
13 5 (2.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.02%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.51%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.51%) Selenium
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (16.24%) Finance
2 3 (1.52%) Legal
3 2 (1.02%) Advertising
3 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.51%) Automotive
4 1 (0.51%) Banking
4 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (31.98%) Support Engineer
2 49 (24.87%) Exchange Engineer
3 45 (22.84%) Windows Engineer
4 43 (21.83%) Exchange Support
5 41 (20.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 41 (20.81%) Server Support
6 38 (19.29%) Windows Support Engineer
7 33 (16.75%) Cisco Support
8 31 (15.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 31 (15.74%) Network Engineer
9 29 (14.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 26 (13.20%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 25 (12.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
12 24 (12.18%) Administrator
12 24 (12.18%) Storage Administrator
12 24 (12.18%) Storage Systems Administrator
12 24 (12.18%) Systems Administrator
13 23 (11.68%) Windows Server Engineer
14 22 (11.17%) IT Engineer
14 22 (11.17%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.57%) .NET
2 1 (0.51%) CSS
2 1 (0.51%) HTML
2 1 (0.51%) jQuery
2 1 (0.51%) LESS
2 1 (0.51%) Sass
2 1 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.34%) Blackberry
2 24 (12.18%) HP Storage
3 19 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.64%) Management Information System
4 18 (9.14%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.08%) Fat Client
5 10 (5.08%) Thin Client
6 9 (4.57%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.03%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.52%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.02%) iPad
10 2 (1.02%) Life Science
10 2 (1.02%) NHS
11 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.51%) Clustering
11 1 (0.51%) PKI
11 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 132 (67.01%) Windows
2 103 (52.28%) Windows Server
3 55 (27.92%) Windows 8
4 47 (23.86%) Linux
5 41 (20.81%) Mac OS X
5 41 (20.81%) Windows 2000 Server
6 40 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (13.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (12.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (5.58%) Windows XP
10 10 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (4.06%) Unix
11 8 (4.06%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.54%) Windows Vista
13 4 (2.03%) Android
14 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.51%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.84%) ITIL
2 33 (16.75%) Problem Management
3 24 (12.18%) Capacity Management
4 20 (10.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (8.12%) Project Management
6 13 (6.60%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.58%) Change Control
8 10 (5.08%) Information Security
8 10 (5.08%) Presales
9 9 (4.57%) Migration
10 8 (4.06%) Coaching
10 8 (4.06%) SIEM
11 7 (3.55%) Change Management
11 7 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (3.55%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (3.05%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (3.05%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.05%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.05%) Security Operations
12 6 (3.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.18%) SQL
2 6 (3.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.03%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.52%) Java
5 1 (0.51%) C
5 1 (0.51%) C#
5 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (39.09%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (32.49%) CCNA
3 49 (24.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (23.35%) MCSE
5 42 (21.32%) MCITP
6 40 (20.30%) Security Cleared
7 26 (13.20%) CCNP
8 10 (5.08%) CCSE
9 8 (4.06%) CCIE
9 8 (4.06%) Degree
10 6 (3.05%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (3.05%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.54%) CCSA
11 5 (2.54%) JNCIS
12 4 (2.03%) JNCIP
12 4 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.52%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.52%) CCDA
13 3 (1.52%) CCDP
13 3 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (18.27%) SLA
2 16 (8.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (6.60%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.54%) QA
System Software
1 67 (34.01%) Active Directory
2 29 (14.72%) vSphere
3 27 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (10.66%) Hyper-V
5 17 (8.63%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.54%) Firmware
6 5 (2.54%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.03%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (2.03%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.02%) vCloud
8 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.02%) XenApp
9 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.51%) iptables
9 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.51%) NFS
9 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (12.18%) HP Data Protector
1 24 (12.18%) HP SIM
1 24 (12.18%) NetBackup
1 24 (12.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 8 (4.06%) SCCM
3 6 (3.05%) SCOM
4 5 (2.54%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.54%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.52%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.02%) Nessus
6 2 (1.02%) Nmap
7 1 (0.51%) Ansible
7 1 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
7 1 (0.51%) Puppet
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 118 (59.90%) Microsoft
2 100 (50.76%) Cisco
3 69 (35.03%) VMware
4 49 (24.87%) Avaya
5 43 (21.83%) Apple
6 39 (19.80%) HP
7 35 (17.77%) CheckPoint
8 28 (14.21%) Citrix
9 27 (13.71%) 3PAR
10 25 (12.69%) Symantec
11 22 (11.17%) Juniper
12 17 (8.63%) F5
13 13 (6.60%) Forcepoint
14 8 (4.06%) Dell
15 7 (3.55%) Google
16 6 (3.05%) Blue Coat
16 6 (3.05%) Palo Alto
16 6 (3.05%) SonicWALL
17 5 (2.54%) Nimble Storage
17 5 (2.54%) SolarWinds
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