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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 17 12 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 7.69% 17.14% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 40.00% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 5
Average salary £52,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
14 45 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 17.95% 42.86% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 42 18
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,690 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
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 12 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (42.11%) CCNP
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) Juniper
4 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
5 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (31.58%) Network Security
6 5 (26.32%) CCNA
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) NetScreen
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Information Security
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
8 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
8 3 (15.79%) Aruba
8 3 (15.79%) F5
8 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
8 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
1 2 (10.53%) PaaS
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Network Security
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (21.05%) NetScreen
4 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) IT Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Support
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Information Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) CCIE
4 3 (15.79%) JNCIP
4 3 (15.79%) JNCIS
5 2 (10.53%) CCSE
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) MCITP
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
2 7 (36.84%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Aruba
4 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
4 3 (15.79%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) Google
6 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
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