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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 4.95% 4.46% 8.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 26.92% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Average salary £20,500 £42,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.76% +84.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
20 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 19.80% 16.56% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 14
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £43,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (81.82%) CCNA
5 17 (77.27%) WAN
6 15 (68.18%) MPLS
7 11 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (50.00%) DNS
7 11 (50.00%) CCNP
7 11 (50.00%) DHCP
7 11 (50.00%) LAN
8 10 (45.45%) Linux
8 10 (45.45%) Open Source
8 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
8 10 (45.45%) VLAN
8 10 (45.45%) Migration
9 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (27.27%) Juniper
11 5 (22.73%) OSPF
11 5 (22.73%) BGP
12 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 2 (9.09%) HP
12 2 (9.09%) VoIP
12 2 (9.09%) Legal
12 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (9.09%) F5
13 1 (4.55%) Change Control
13 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
13 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
13 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) WAN
2 15 (68.18%) MPLS
3 11 (50.00%) DNS
3 11 (50.00%) DHCP
3 11 (50.00%) LAN
4 10 (45.45%) VLAN
5 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (22.73%) OSPF
6 5 (22.73%) BGP
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (4.55%) Network Security
8 1 (4.55%) Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 14 (63.64%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (45.45%) Open Source
2 10 (45.45%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.55%) Korn
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (81.82%) CCNA
3 11 (50.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 6 (27.27%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) Websense