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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 5.04% 14.49% 14.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 47.62% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 13
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 21 21 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 17.65% 30.43% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 34
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) CCIE
5 3 (33.33%) CCSP
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013

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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DSL
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Network Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
4 1 (11.11%) BCP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCIE
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) CCSP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) MCSD
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Acronis
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Sage