Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 36 16
Rank change year-on-year +27 -20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 17.27% 7.31% 12.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 44.44% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 25
Maidstone median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -14.94% +2.35%
10th Percentile £23,600 £19,000 £20,350
90th Percentile £53,250 £46,250 £57,000
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +23.38% - -8.33%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 38 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 34.55% 16.44% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 38
Maidstone median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,100 £21,250 £20,800
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £51,875
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% -13.53%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Maidstone.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Maidstone

Firewall
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Maidstone

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Maidstone over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Maidstone region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
2 15 (78.95%) VPN
3 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 12 (63.16%) LAN
4 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Hyper-V
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) SQL
7 7 (36.84%) Internet
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (31.58%) Network Security
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
9 5 (26.32%) High Availability
9 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
9 5 (26.32%) SAN
9 5 (26.32%) MCP
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (21.05%) MCSD
10 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (21.05%) MCSE
10 4 (21.05%) MCSA
10 4 (21.05%) Python
10 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (21.05%) MongoDB

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) VPN
2 12 (63.16%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) Internet
4 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 5 (26.32%) SAN
6 4 (21.05%) VLAN
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 2 (10.53%) ADSL
8 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
8 2 (10.53%) Junos
9 1 (5.26%) DHCP
9 1 (5.26%) DNS
9 1 (5.26%) Wireless
9 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) iPhone
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) High Availability
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Security
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCP
2 4 (21.05%) MCSA
2 4 (21.05%) MCSD
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) CCDA
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
1 11 (57.89%) Hyper-V
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Capita
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com