Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 24 17
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 24.24% 3.95% 10.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 77.42% 50.00% 70.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 12
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.62% +30.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £46,475 £50,000 £45,125
90th Percentile £49,500 £69,000 £57,500
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +8.11% -17.78%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Malling
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 31 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 31.31% 7.89% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 17
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.51% +2.63% -
10th Percentile £42,250 £27,750 £34,150
90th Percentile £51,200 £67,500 £57,500
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -12.94%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Malling.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in West Malling

Firewall
Salary Trend in West Malling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in West Malling.

Salary trend for Firewall in West Malling

Firewall
Salary Histogram in West Malling

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in West Malling over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in West Malling

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Malling region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (95.83%) CheckPoint
2 22 (91.67%) MPLS
2 22 (91.67%) CCIE
2 22 (91.67%) CCNA
2 22 (91.67%) WAN
2 22 (91.67%) VPN
2 22 (91.67%) Load Balancing
2 22 (91.67%) F5
3 21 (87.50%) CCNP
4 20 (83.33%) ITIL
4 20 (83.33%) VLAN
5 19 (79.17%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (79.17%) Change Management
6 18 (75.00%) SolarWinds
6 18 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
8 13 (54.17%) Palo Alto
9 9 (37.50%) Juniper
10 7 (29.17%) Network Architecture
11 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
11 3 (12.50%) IPsec
11 3 (12.50%) OSPF
12 2 (8.33%) BGP
12 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
12 2 (8.33%) VRRP
12 2 (8.33%) Wireless
12 2 (8.33%) CCSA
12 2 (8.33%) Avaya

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 22 (91.67%) MPLS
1 22 (91.67%) VPN
1 22 (91.67%) WAN
2 20 (83.33%) VLAN
3 19 (79.17%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (12.50%) IPsec
5 3 (12.50%) OSPF
6 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.33%) HSRP
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) VRRP
6 2 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) LAN
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) SSL
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Deployment Engineer
1 19 (79.17%) Network Engineer
2 17 (70.83%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 15 (62.50%) WAN Engineer
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Environment And Release Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Load Balancing
2 20 (83.33%) ITIL
3 19 (79.17%) Change Management
4 18 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (29.17%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) IT Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Process Management
7 1 (4.17%) Release Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (91.67%) CCIE
2 22 (91.67%) CCNA
3 21 (87.50%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) CCDA
4 2 (8.33%) CCSA
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) CCDP
5 1 (4.17%) CCSE
5 1 (4.17%) HNC
5 1 (4.17%) HND
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) CheckPoint
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 22 (91.67%) F5
3 18 (75.00%) SolarWinds
4 13 (54.17%) Palo Alto
5 9 (37.50%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) Aruba