Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 20 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 13.64% 8.55% 12.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% 71.43% 63.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 17
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -10.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £48,500 £40,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,000 £76,150
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%

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 30 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 22.73% 11.97% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 27
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -5.26% -32.14%
10th Percentile £43,000 £27,750 £25,450
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £75,250
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -12.50%

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 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in West Malling

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Malling region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
1 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 14 (77.78%) WAN
3 13 (72.22%) VPN
3 13 (72.22%) CCNA
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (66.67%) MPLS
4 12 (66.67%) CCIE
4 12 (66.67%) CCNP
4 12 (66.67%) ITIL
4 12 (66.67%) VLAN
4 12 (66.67%) Load Balancing
4 12 (66.67%) F5
5 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (61.11%) Juniper
6 10 (55.56%) Palo Alto
7 9 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (50.00%) SolarWinds
7 9 (50.00%) Change Management
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (16.67%) Process Management
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
10 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (11.11%) OSPF
10 2 (11.11%) BGP
10 2 (11.11%) ADSL
10 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
10 2 (11.11%) SNMP
10 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.11%) DNS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) WAN
2 13 (72.22%) VPN
3 12 (66.67%) MPLS
3 12 (66.67%) VLAN
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (11.11%) ADSL
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) SHDSL
6 2 (11.11%) SNMP
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Deployment Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) WAN Engineer
3 8 (44.44%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Environment And Release Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
1 12 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 9 (50.00%) Change Management
2 9 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (11.11%) Email Filtering
4 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Release Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CCNA
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CCIE
2 12 (66.67%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCDA
4 1 (5.56%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) F5
3 11 (61.11%) Juniper
4 10 (55.56%) Palo Alto
5 9 (50.00%) SolarWinds