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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 1 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 14.49% 29.58% 8.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.56% 72.41% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 11
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +84.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,543 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.30% -1.08%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 18 29 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 26.09% 40.85% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 25
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +54.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) MCP
5 5 (35.71%) MCSD
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) MCSE
5 5 (35.71%) MCSA
5 5 (35.71%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) SLA
5 5 (35.71%) CCNP
5 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
5 5 (35.71%) High Availability
5 5 (35.71%) Security Patching
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint

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 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 2 (14.29%) HSRP
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
7 1 (7.14%) OSPF
7 1 (7.14%) RSVP
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (7.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Network Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
6 1 (7.14%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 5 (35.71%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) MCP
1 5 (35.71%) MCSA
1 5 (35.71%) MCSD
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCIE
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE Service Provider
3 3 (21.43%) CCSP
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (21.43%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) VMware