The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 68 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 45 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.52% 2.63% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.72% 12.85% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 21
Average salary £21,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -4.06%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
254 249 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.84% 20.48% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 229 208 168
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
South East

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -24 5 £23,000 -
Sevenoaks - 4 £42,500 -
Tunbridge Wells -20 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 70 (95.89%) Cisco
2 65 (89.04%) Juniper
3 59 (80.82%) CheckPoint
3 59 (80.82%) CCNA
3 59 (80.82%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (69.86%) Firewall
5 22 (30.14%) Security Cleared
6 19 (26.03%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (26.03%) F5
7 16 (21.92%) SLA
8 14 (19.18%) LAN
8 14 (19.18%) WAN
9 13 (17.81%) CCNP
10 11 (15.07%) Websense
10 11 (15.07%) Blue Coat
10 11 (15.07%) IBM
10 11 (15.07%) McAfee
10 11 (15.07%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
10 11 (15.07%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (10.96%) Load Balancing
11 8 (10.96%) IronPort
11 8 (10.96%) Integration Testing
11 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
11 8 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.96%) Sun
11 8 (10.96%) CISSP
11 8 (10.96%) MS Office

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Office
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 51 (69.86%) Firewall
2 19 (26.03%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (19.18%) LAN
3 14 (19.18%) WAN
4 11 (15.07%) Cisco PIX
4 11 (15.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (4.11%) ATM
6 3 (4.11%) PBX
6 3 (4.11%) VoIP
6 3 (4.11%) WLAN
6 3 (4.11%) DNS
6 3 (4.11%) DHCP
6 3 (4.11%) PPP
6 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.11%) Multicast
7 1 (1.37%) IPsec
7 1 (1.37%) BGP
7 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
General
1 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Network Engineer
2 25 (34.25%) Network Support
3 17 (23.29%) Security Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) Firewall Support
4 15 (20.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (19.18%) Cisco Support
6 12 (16.44%) Analyst
6 12 (16.44%) Security Analyst
7 11 (15.07%) Network Analyst
7 11 (15.07%) Support Analyst
7 11 (15.07%) Network Support Analyst
7 11 (15.07%) Network Security Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) Network Specialist
8 8 (10.96%) Security Specialist
8 8 (10.96%) Network Security Specialist
8 8 (10.96%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (10.96%) Service Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
1 8 (10.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.96%) Load Balancing
1 8 (10.96%) Integration Testing
1 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
2 3 (4.11%) Network Design
2 3 (4.11%) ITIL
3 1 (1.37%) Project Management
3 1 (1.37%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (1.37%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 59 (80.82%) CCNA
1 59 (80.82%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (30.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (17.81%) CCNP
4 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.96%) CISSP
5 8 (10.96%) JNCIA
5 8 (10.96%) CCSA
6 3 (4.11%) Degree
6 3 (4.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Snort
Vendors
1 70 (95.89%) Cisco
2 65 (89.04%) Juniper
3 59 (80.82%) CheckPoint
4 19 (26.03%) F5
5 11 (15.07%) Websense
5 11 (15.07%) Blue Coat
5 11 (15.07%) IBM
5 11 (15.07%) McAfee
6 8 (10.96%) IronPort
6 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.96%) Sun
7 3 (4.11%) Avaya
8 2 (2.74%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.37%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.37%) Riverbed
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