The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 30 39 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -30
Permanent jobs citing Internet 5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 3.31% 0.45% 15.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 4.55% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 9
Average salary £21,500 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Internet
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
57 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 37.75% 10.00% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 53 18 27
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Internet
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Maidstone region.

Internet Salary Trend in Maidstone

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Websense
1 9 (100.00%) CCSA
1 9 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 9 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) CRM
2 8 (88.89%) SLA
2 8 (88.89%) McAfee
2 8 (88.89%) Clearswift
2 8 (88.89%) Change Management
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) SonicWALL
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Trend Micro
2 8 (88.89%) Aruba
2 8 (88.89%) Lumension
3 1 (11.11%) LAN

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Support
1 8 (88.89%) 1st Line Support
1 8 (88.89%) Support Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Support Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) CRM
1 8 (88.89%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) CCSA
1 9 (100.00%) JNCIA
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 9 (100.00%) Websense
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) Lumension
2 8 (88.89%) Clearswift
2 8 (88.89%) SonicWALL
2 8 (88.89%) Trend Micro
2 8 (88.89%) Aruba
2 8 (88.89%) McAfee