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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 8.27% 12.21% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.83% 44.44% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +48.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £27,050
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -2.59%
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 36 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 17.29% 27.48% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 10
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 17 (77.27%) Cisco
1 17 (77.27%) CheckPoint
2 15 (68.18%) CCNA
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (40.91%) MPLS
3 9 (40.91%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) Migration
4 6 (27.27%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) VLAN
4 6 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 6 (27.27%) DHCP
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) CCNP
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) MVS
5 5 (22.73%) LogRhythm
5 5 (22.73%) Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) SIEM
5 5 (22.73%) Nessus
6 4 (18.18%) Juniper
7 3 (13.64%) OSPF
7 3 (13.64%) BGP
8 2 (9.09%) Legal
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (4.55%) Mentoring

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) WAN
1 9 (40.91%) MPLS
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (27.27%) VLAN
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) OSPF
3 3 (13.64%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) MVS
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
1 6 (27.27%) Open Source
1 6 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (22.73%) Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) SIEM
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.55%) Korn
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) CCNA
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
1 17 (77.27%) CheckPoint
2 5 (22.73%) LogRhythm
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Websense
4 1 (4.55%) F5