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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 86 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.39% 2.24% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.77% 10.00% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 10
Average salary £41,500 £52,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.95% +73.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £37,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £62,500 £43,650
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
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
193 220 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.82% 22.43% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 180 176 177
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
West Malling - 4 £45,000 -
Maidstone -4 2 £40,000 +3.22%
Sevenoaks -17 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco
3 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (45.45%) Information Security
4 10 (45.45%) PCI DSS
5 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (36.36%) F5
6 8 (36.36%) Blue Coat
6 8 (36.36%) Juniper
7 7 (31.82%) Websense
7 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 7 (31.82%) Degree
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) CISSP
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
9 5 (22.73%) LAN
9 5 (22.73%) WAN
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (18.18%) VMware
10 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (18.18%) CISMP
10 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 4 (18.18%) MCSE
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (18.18%) CCNA
11 3 (13.64%) MCSA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) H.323
5 2 (9.09%) VoIP
5 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Security Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Security Specialist
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) IT Security Specialist
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Network Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Network Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Network Support
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall Support
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Project Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Security Patching
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM
4 2 (9.09%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Management
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Security
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) CISSP
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (18.18%) MCSE
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) CISMP
4 3 (13.64%) CCSE
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (4.55%) CISM
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) PCI DSS
2 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 8 (36.36%) Blue Coat
3 8 (36.36%) F5
4 7 (31.82%) Websense
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (9.09%) Splunk
6 2 (9.09%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 2 (9.09%) Veeam
6 2 (9.09%) Aruba
7 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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