The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 66 81 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 25 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.58% 1.32% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 6.93% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 27
Average salary £52,500 £30,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.55% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,900 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £43,650 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Network Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
215 202 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.21% 19.02% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 181 169 154
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Network Security
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Kent

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Kent

Network Security
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +8 9 £40,000 +73.91% 3
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Network Security 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 Network Security.

1 45 (88.24%) Cisco
2 37 (72.55%) CheckPoint
3 36 (70.59%) Juniper
3 36 (70.59%) Firewall
4 23 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (43.14%) WAN
6 19 (37.25%) F5
7 18 (35.29%) LAN
7 18 (35.29%) Windows
7 18 (35.29%) CCNA
8 16 (31.37%) Websense
9 13 (25.49%) CCNP
9 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
10 11 (21.57%) ITIL
10 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (19.61%) Blue Coat
11 10 (19.61%) CCSE
11 10 (19.61%) JNCIS
11 10 (19.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
12 9 (17.65%) VMware
12 9 (17.65%) Load Balancing
12 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
13 8 (15.69%) Linux
13 8 (15.69%) DHCP
13 8 (15.69%) SNMP
13 8 (15.69%) DNS
13 8 (15.69%) PRINCE
14 7 (13.73%) Mitel
14 7 (13.73%) Information Security

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Network Security 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 Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
1 7 (13.73%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (70.59%) Firewall
2 22 (43.14%) WAN
3 18 (35.29%) LAN
4 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (19.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (15.69%) DHCP
6 8 (15.69%) SNMP
6 8 (15.69%) DNS
7 7 (13.73%) OSPF
7 7 (13.73%) BGP
7 7 (13.73%) VPN
8 6 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (7.84%) Junos
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.92%) RIP
12 1 (1.96%) Multicast
12 1 (1.96%) tcpdump
12 1 (1.96%) Internet
12 1 (1.96%) MPLS
General
1 3 (5.88%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Network Engineer
1 20 (39.22%) Security Engineer
2 18 (35.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Team Leader
3 8 (15.69%) Security Specialist
3 8 (15.69%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (13.73%) Network Specialist
4 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (13.73%) Network Security Specialist
4 7 (13.73%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 7 (13.73%) Network Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Security Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Network Support
5 6 (11.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) Firewall Support
6 5 (9.80%) Security Designer
6 5 (9.80%) Designer
7 4 (7.84%) Systems Designer
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Statistics
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 9 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 8 (15.69%) PRINCE
4 7 (13.73%) Information Security
4 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (13.73%) WAN Optimisation
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) CRM
6 2 (3.92%) Change Management
6 2 (3.92%) Network Design
6 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.96%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.96%) Network Management
7 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.96%) Service Management
7 1 (1.96%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (35.29%) CCNA
3 13 (25.49%) CCNP
4 10 (19.61%) CCSE
4 10 (19.61%) JNCIS
5 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) CCSP
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.96%) CCSA
6 1 (1.96%) CCEE
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Cisco
2 37 (72.55%) CheckPoint
3 36 (70.59%) Juniper
4 19 (37.25%) F5
5 16 (31.37%) Websense
6 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
7 10 (19.61%) Blue Coat
8 9 (17.65%) VMware
9 7 (13.73%) Mitel
9 7 (13.73%) Riverbed
10 6 (11.76%) Imperva
10 6 (11.76%) Fortinet
11 4 (7.84%) McAfee
11 4 (7.84%) Aruba
11 4 (7.84%) Lumension
11 4 (7.84%) SonicWALL
12 2 (3.92%) Citrix
13 1 (1.96%) Brocade
13 1 (1.96%) Avaya
13 1 (1.96%) NetApp
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago