The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 8 39 15
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 23 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 18.11% 2.70% 8.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.98% 29.41% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 5
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,138 £36,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £52,000
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 Maidstone region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 46.46% 9.19% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 55 15 21
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Firewall
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Maidstone

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 41 (93.18%) Cisco
2 34 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (77.27%) CheckPoint
3 26 (59.09%) CCNP
3 26 (59.09%) WAN
4 22 (50.00%) F5
5 21 (47.73%) CCNA
5 21 (47.73%) Juniper
6 19 (43.18%) Linux
7 17 (38.64%) LAN
7 17 (38.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 16 (36.36%) Websense
9 15 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (29.55%) Network Security
11 12 (27.27%) SonicWALL
11 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
11 12 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (27.27%) Aruba
11 12 (27.27%) Lumension
11 12 (27.27%) Blue Coat
11 12 (27.27%) CCSE
11 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
11 12 (27.27%) MS Office
11 12 (27.27%) Windows
11 12 (27.27%) McAfee
11 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
12 11 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 10 (22.73%) VLAN
13 10 (22.73%) MPLS
13 10 (22.73%) Migration

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Office
2 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) WAN
2 17 (38.64%) LAN
2 17 (38.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (29.55%) Network Security
5 11 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (22.73%) VLAN
6 10 (22.73%) MPLS
7 9 (20.45%) DNS
7 9 (20.45%) DHCP
8 8 (18.18%) VoIP
9 7 (15.91%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (13.64%) Wireless
11 5 (11.36%) Internet
11 5 (11.36%) OSPF
11 5 (11.36%) BGP
11 5 (11.36%) VPN
12 2 (4.55%) RIP
12 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
12 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
1 6 (13.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Network Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Security Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
4 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Professional Services Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Open Source
2 2 (4.55%) NHS
2 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 12 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (22.73%) Migration
3 8 (18.18%) Information Security
4 7 (15.91%) Change Management
4 7 (15.91%) CRM
5 6 (13.64%) ITIL
5 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.64%) PRINCE
6 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.55%) Network Design
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.55%) SIEM
7 2 (4.55%) Security Architecture
7 2 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (2.27%) Analytics
8 1 (2.27%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 34 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (59.09%) CCNP
3 21 (47.73%) CCNA
4 12 (27.27%) CCSE
5 9 (20.45%) JNCIS
6 8 (18.18%) CCSA
6 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 5 (11.36%) JNCIA
7 5 (11.36%) CCSP
8 3 (6.82%) CCDA
8 3 (6.82%) CCDP
9 1 (2.27%) Degree
9 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) Cisco
2 34 (77.27%) CheckPoint
3 22 (50.00%) F5
4 21 (47.73%) Juniper
5 16 (36.36%) Websense
6 12 (27.27%) SonicWALL
6 12 (27.27%) Aruba
6 12 (27.27%) Lumension
6 12 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 12 (27.27%) McAfee
6 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.64%) Riverbed
8 5 (11.36%) Trend Micro
8 5 (11.36%) Clearswift
9 2 (4.55%) HP
10 1 (2.27%) Palantir