The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sevenoaks region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 10 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sevenoaks 15.38% 19.57% 6.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% 60.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sevenoaks region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sevenoaks
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sevenoaks 15.38% 32.61% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 6
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Sevenoaks

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Sevenoaks region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Sevenoaks

Firewall
Salary Trend in Sevenoaks

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Sevenoaks region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Sevenoaks

Firewall
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sevenoaks 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Imperva
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sevenoaks 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) Imperva
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle