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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 16 47 13
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -34
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 11.24% 1.75% 12.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% 20.00% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 8
Average salary £47,250 £42,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.17% +77.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £42,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
28 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 31.46% 8.73% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 13
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 27 (84.38%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (75.00%) CCNA
5 21 (65.63%) WAN
6 17 (53.13%) CCNP
7 16 (50.00%) MPLS
8 15 (46.88%) Linux
9 14 (43.75%) LAN
9 14 (43.75%) Migration
10 13 (40.63%) DHCP
10 13 (40.63%) DNS
10 13 (40.63%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (34.38%) Open Source
11 11 (34.38%) VLAN
11 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (34.38%) Juniper
12 8 (25.00%) F5
13 6 (18.75%) Websense
13 6 (18.75%) CCSA
14 5 (15.63%) BGP
14 5 (15.63%) OSPF
14 5 (15.63%) Windows
14 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (12.50%) Lumension
15 4 (12.50%) Aruba
15 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
15 4 (12.50%) SonicWALL
15 4 (12.50%) MS Office
15 4 (12.50%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) WAN
2 16 (50.00%) MPLS
3 14 (43.75%) LAN
4 13 (40.63%) DHCP
4 13 (40.63%) DNS
5 11 (34.38%) VLAN
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (15.63%) OSPF
6 5 (15.63%) BGP
6 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (12.50%) VoIP
8 3 (9.38%) Internet
8 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (9.38%) Network Security
8 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
9 2 (6.25%) Wireless
10 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (9.38%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 18 (56.25%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Migration
2 13 (40.63%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Change Control
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.13%) Korn
1 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (75.00%) CCNA
3 17 (53.13%) CCNP
4 6 (18.75%) CCSA
5 4 (12.50%) CCSE
6 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
6 3 (9.38%) CCDA
6 3 (9.38%) CCDP
6 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.13%) CCSP
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 11 (34.38%) Juniper
4 8 (25.00%) F5
5 6 (18.75%) Websense
6 4 (12.50%) McAfee
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) Lumension
6 4 (12.50%) Aruba
6 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.50%) SonicWALL
7 3 (9.38%) Trend Micro
7 3 (9.38%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) Clearswift
8 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) Sun