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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 13 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 22 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 17.74% 3.41% 6.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 64.71% 37.50% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 3
Average salary £33,000 £23,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.47% -45.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
34 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 27.42% 9.09% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 6
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £23,000 £32,500
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
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 20 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (96.15%) F5
3 20 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (73.08%) WAN
4 19 (73.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 18 (69.23%) Juniper
5 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
6 16 (61.54%) Windows
6 16 (61.54%) Linux
6 16 (61.54%) Blue Coat
6 16 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (53.85%) CCNP
8 13 (50.00%) Websense
9 12 (46.15%) McAfee
9 12 (46.15%) MS Office
9 12 (46.15%) Windows XP
9 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
9 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
9 12 (46.15%) SonicWALL
9 12 (46.15%) Lumension
9 12 (46.15%) Aruba
10 11 (42.31%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (42.31%) JNCIS
10 11 (42.31%) CCSE
11 9 (34.62%) Network Security
11 9 (34.62%) BGP
11 9 (34.62%) OSPF
12 8 (30.77%) CRM
12 8 (30.77%) VoIP
12 8 (30.77%) Riverbed

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (46.15%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) WAN
1 19 (73.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (34.62%) Network Security
4 9 (34.62%) OSPF
4 9 (34.62%) BGP
5 8 (30.77%) Wireless
5 8 (30.77%) VoIP
6 7 (26.92%) LAN
6 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (23.08%) Internet
8 5 (19.23%) RIP
8 5 (19.23%) VPN
9 4 (15.38%) Junos
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
1 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Support
3 6 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Security Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Designer
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows XP
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) CRM
1 8 (30.77%) Change Management
2 6 (23.08%) PRINCE
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Network Design
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (53.85%) CCNP
3 11 (42.31%) CCSE
3 11 (42.31%) JNCIS
4 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) JNCIA
4 6 (23.08%) CCNA
4 6 (23.08%) CCSA
5 1 (3.85%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (96.15%) F5
3 18 (69.23%) Juniper
3 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 16 (61.54%) Blue Coat
5 13 (50.00%) Websense
6 12 (46.15%) Lumension
6 12 (46.15%) Aruba
6 12 (46.15%) SonicWALL
6 12 (46.15%) McAfee
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) Riverbed
8 6 (23.08%) Trend Micro
8 6 (23.08%) Clearswift
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