The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 13.18% 1.16% 5.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.22% 12.50% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 3
Average salary £28,500 £23,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.91% -45.88%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 27.91% 9.30% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 10
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,900 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
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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 30 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) F5
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (71.43%) WAN
3 15 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (61.90%) Blue Coat
4 13 (61.90%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) Linux
4 13 (61.90%) Juniper
4 13 (61.90%) CheckPoint
5 11 (52.38%) CCNP
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) MS Office
6 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 9 (42.86%) McAfee
6 9 (42.86%) Websense
6 9 (42.86%) SonicWALL
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 9 (42.86%) Lumension
6 9 (42.86%) Aruba
7 8 (38.10%) Riverbed
7 8 (38.10%) Wireless
7 8 (38.10%) Finance
7 8 (38.10%) VoIP
8 7 (33.33%) BGP
8 7 (33.33%) OSPF
8 7 (33.33%) JNCIS
8 7 (33.33%) CCSE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) WAN
1 15 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (38.10%) Wireless
4 8 (38.10%) VoIP
5 7 (33.33%) BGP
5 7 (33.33%) OSPF
6 6 (28.57%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) VPN
7 4 (19.05%) Junos
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (14.29%) LAN
8 3 (14.29%) RIP
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 6 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (19.05%) Systems Designer
4 4 (19.05%) Designer
4 4 (19.05%) Security Designer
5 3 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Change Management
1 6 (28.57%) CRM
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE
3 3 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNP
3 7 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 7 (33.33%) CCSE
4 6 (28.57%) JNCIA
4 6 (28.57%) CCSA
4 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (61.90%) Blue Coat
2 13 (61.90%) Juniper
2 13 (61.90%) CheckPoint
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) McAfee
3 9 (42.86%) Websense
3 9 (42.86%) SonicWALL
3 9 (42.86%) Lumension
3 9 (42.86%) Aruba
4 8 (38.10%) Riverbed
5 6 (28.57%) Trend Micro
5 6 (28.57%) Clearswift
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