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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 12 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 18.18% 3.88% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 78.26% 66.67% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 2
Average salary £42,500 £23,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.78% -50.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £38,400 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
23 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 23.23% 5.83% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £72,500 £45,000
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 19 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (96.88%) Cisco
2 30 (93.75%) F5
3 24 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (71.88%) WAN
5 21 (65.63%) Juniper
5 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
6 18 (56.25%) CCNP
7 17 (53.13%) Windows
7 17 (53.13%) Linux
7 17 (53.13%) Blue Coat
7 17 (53.13%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (46.88%) Websense
9 13 (40.63%) McAfee
9 13 (40.63%) MS Office
9 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
9 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
9 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
9 13 (40.63%) Aruba
9 13 (40.63%) JNCIS
9 13 (40.63%) SonicWALL
9 13 (40.63%) CCSE
9 13 (40.63%) Lumension
10 12 (37.50%) Network Security
11 11 (34.38%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (34.38%) Riverbed
11 11 (34.38%) Wireless
11 11 (34.38%) Finance
11 11 (34.38%) VoIP
12 9 (28.13%) OSPF

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 23 (71.88%) WAN
3 17 (53.13%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (37.50%) Network Security
5 11 (34.38%) Wireless
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (34.38%) VoIP
6 9 (28.13%) OSPF
6 9 (28.13%) BGP
6 9 (28.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (25.00%) LAN
8 6 (18.75%) VPN
8 6 (18.75%) Internet
9 5 (15.63%) RIP
10 4 (12.50%) Junos
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Support
4 6 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Security Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Designer
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
2 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
1 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 8 (25.00%) CRM
1 8 (25.00%) PRINCE
1 8 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (15.63%) Network Design
3 4 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (56.25%) CCNP
3 13 (40.63%) CCSE
3 13 (40.63%) JNCIS
4 6 (18.75%) JNCIA
4 6 (18.75%) CCNA
4 6 (18.75%) CCSA
4 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) CCSP
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Cisco
2 30 (93.75%) F5
3 21 (65.63%) Juniper
3 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
4 17 (53.13%) Blue Coat
5 15 (46.88%) Websense
6 13 (40.63%) Lumension
6 13 (40.63%) Aruba
6 13 (40.63%) SonicWALL
6 13 (40.63%) McAfee
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
7 11 (34.38%) Riverbed
8 6 (18.75%) Trend Micro
8 6 (18.75%) Clearswift
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