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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 65 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 24 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.72% 1.33% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.88% 7.11% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 23
Median salary £41,250 £42,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +11.36%
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
243 197 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.55% 18.71% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 222 180 187
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -16.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 14 £65,000 - 1
Maidstone -9 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Westerham - 2 £32,500 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security 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 Kent region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 40 (90.91%) Cisco
2 39 (88.64%) Firewall
3 33 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 28 (63.64%) Wireless
5 19 (43.18%) Juniper
5 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (43.18%) DNS
6 18 (40.91%) WAN
6 18 (40.91%) LAN
7 17 (38.64%) F5
8 16 (36.36%) 802.1X
8 16 (36.36%) SNMP
8 16 (36.36%) DHCP
8 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 16 (36.36%) CCNP
8 16 (36.36%) 802.11
8 16 (36.36%) MPLS
8 16 (36.36%) DPNSS
8 16 (36.36%) QSIG
8 16 (36.36%) Mitel
8 16 (36.36%) Blue Coat
8 16 (36.36%) IPsec
9 14 (31.82%) Finance
9 14 (31.82%) Network Design
10 13 (29.55%) IP Telephony
10 13 (29.55%) VMware
10 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (29.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 12 (27.27%) FortiGate

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (6.82%) IIS
1 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) WordPress
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (88.64%) Firewall
2 28 (63.64%) Wireless
3 19 (43.18%) DNS
4 18 (40.91%) LAN
4 18 (40.91%) WAN
5 16 (36.36%) 802.11
5 16 (36.36%) DHCP
5 16 (36.36%) DPNSS
5 16 (36.36%) IPsec
5 16 (36.36%) MPLS
5 16 (36.36%) QSIG
5 16 (36.36%) SNMP
6 13 (29.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 13 (29.55%) IP Telephony
7 12 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (6.82%) Telepresence
8 3 (6.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Network Engineer
2 27 (61.36%) Network Security Engineer
2 27 (61.36%) Security Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Network Support
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Architect
6 6 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Security Support Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Network Architect
7 5 (11.36%) Security Architect
8 4 (9.09%) Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Network Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco Security Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) CSS3
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) HTML5
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.55%) Tandem
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
1 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Network Design
2 6 (13.64%) Information Security
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.55%) Analytics
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.55%) CRM
5 2 (4.55%) ERP
5 2 (4.55%) Escalation Management
5 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.55%) People Management
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.55%) SIEM
5 2 (4.55%) Time Management
5 2 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (2.27%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.27%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Java
1 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.55%) PHP
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (36.36%) CCNP
3 12 (27.27%) CCSE
3 12 (27.27%) JNCIP
3 12 (27.27%) JNCIS
4 6 (13.64%) CCNA
5 4 (9.09%) Degree
6 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.27%) CCIE
8 1 (2.27%) CISSP
8 1 (2.27%) CNA
8 1 (2.27%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 11 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.55%) Nessus
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Cisco
2 33 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 19 (43.18%) Juniper
4 17 (38.64%) F5
5 16 (36.36%) Blue Coat
5 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 16 (36.36%) Mitel
6 13 (29.55%) VMware
7 12 (27.27%) Aruba
8 4 (9.09%) Forcepoint
9 3 (6.82%) HP
9 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.82%) Siemens
10 2 (4.55%) Citrix
11 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
11 1 (2.27%) Palantir
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 Per Annum 33-36K + On call allowance + Overtime + Bene
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago