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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 11 43 11
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -32
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 15.89% 2.24% 13.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.64% 22.73% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 8
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
55 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 36.42% 9.87% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 18 29
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
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 22 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 40 (93.02%) Cisco
2 33 (76.74%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (72.09%) CheckPoint
4 27 (62.79%) F5
5 24 (55.81%) CCNP
6 22 (51.16%) Juniper
6 22 (51.16%) WAN
7 19 (44.19%) Websense
7 19 (44.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 18 (41.86%) Linux
8 18 (41.86%) CCNA
9 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
10 15 (34.88%) SonicWALL
10 15 (34.88%) Lumension
10 15 (34.88%) Aruba
10 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
10 15 (34.88%) McAfee
10 15 (34.88%) MS Office
10 15 (34.88%) Windows
10 15 (34.88%) Windows XP
10 15 (34.88%) Blue Coat
11 13 (30.23%) LAN
11 13 (30.23%) Network Security
12 12 (27.91%) CCSE
13 11 (25.58%) CCSA
13 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
13 11 (25.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 10 (23.26%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (23.26%) Change Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Office
2 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) WAN
2 19 (44.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (30.23%) Network Security
4 13 (30.23%) LAN
5 11 (25.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (23.26%) VoIP
6 10 (23.26%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (18.60%) Wireless
7 8 (18.60%) Internet
8 6 (13.95%) VLAN
9 5 (11.63%) VPN
9 5 (11.63%) DNS
9 5 (11.63%) DHCP
10 4 (9.30%) MPLS
11 3 (6.98%) OSPF
11 3 (6.98%) BGP
12 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (4.65%) RIP
12 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Senior Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Deployment Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Support Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Support
3 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (16.28%) Security Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Team Leader
6 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Network Team Leader
7 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Network Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Professional Services Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
2 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) Windows XP
2 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
2 15 (34.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) CRM
1 10 (23.26%) Change Management
2 8 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (18.60%) Information Security
3 6 (13.95%) Migration
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.65%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (4.65%) SIEM
5 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.33%) Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 33 (76.74%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (55.81%) CCNP
3 18 (41.86%) CCNA
4 12 (27.91%) CCSE
5 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
5 11 (25.58%) CCSA
6 9 (20.93%) JNCIS
7 8 (18.60%) JNCIA
8 5 (11.63%) CCSP
9 3 (6.98%) CCDA
9 3 (6.98%) CCDP
10 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Nessus
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Cisco
2 31 (72.09%) CheckPoint
3 27 (62.79%) F5
4 22 (51.16%) Juniper
5 19 (44.19%) Websense
6 15 (34.88%) Aruba
6 15 (34.88%) Lumension
6 15 (34.88%) McAfee
6 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
6 15 (34.88%) Blue Coat
6 15 (34.88%) SonicWALL
7 8 (18.60%) Riverbed
7 8 (18.60%) Trend Micro
7 8 (18.60%) Clearswift
8 2 (4.65%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) Palantir
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