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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 84 76 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 18 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.61% 1.33% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.79% 5.71% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 22
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
231 245 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.64% 23.33% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 198 215 153
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Dartford - 6 £45,000 -
Sevenoaks - 6 £37,500 -
Maidstone - 4 £37,500 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 48 (94.12%) Cisco
2 38 (74.51%) Juniper
2 38 (74.51%) Firewall
3 36 (70.59%) CheckPoint
3 36 (70.59%) CCNA
3 36 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (39.22%) WAN
5 16 (31.37%) LAN
6 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
6 14 (27.45%) F5
7 13 (25.49%) Windows
8 12 (23.53%) CCNP
9 10 (19.61%) DNS
9 10 (19.61%) DHCP
10 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.69%) SNMP
11 8 (15.69%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (15.69%) Riverbed
12 7 (13.73%) Mitel
12 7 (13.73%) Blue Coat
12 7 (13.73%) Statistics
12 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
12 7 (13.73%) IIS
12 7 (13.73%) ITIL
12 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (13.73%) VMware
13 6 (11.76%) OSPF

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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%) IIS
1 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (74.51%) Firewall
2 20 (39.22%) WAN
3 16 (31.37%) LAN
4 10 (19.61%) DHCP
4 10 (19.61%) DNS
5 8 (15.69%) SNMP
5 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (11.76%) VPN
6 6 (11.76%) OSPF
6 6 (11.76%) BGP
7 5 (9.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (7.84%) Junos
8 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.88%) PPP
9 3 (5.88%) PBX
9 3 (5.88%) VoIP
9 3 (5.88%) WLAN
9 3 (5.88%) ATM
9 3 (5.88%) Multicast
9 3 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Network Engineer
2 22 (43.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 22 (43.14%) Security Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Network Support
4 11 (21.57%) Firewall Support
5 10 (19.61%) Cisco Support
6 8 (15.69%) Network Security Specialist
6 8 (15.69%) Network Specialist
6 8 (15.69%) Security Specialist
7 7 (13.73%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (9.80%) Designer
8 5 (9.80%) Security Designer
9 4 (7.84%) Systems Designer
10 3 (5.88%) Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Network Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Security Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Statistics
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
2 8 (15.69%) WAN Optimisation
3 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (13.73%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.84%) PRINCE
5 2 (3.92%) Network Design
6 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.96%) Project Management
6 1 (1.96%) Service Management
6 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.96%) Network Management
6 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 36 (70.59%) CCNA
1 36 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (23.53%) CCNP
3 4 (7.84%) CCSE
3 4 (7.84%) JNCIS
4 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) CCSP
5 2 (3.92%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.92%) CCSA
6 1 (1.96%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.96%) Snort
Vendors
1 48 (94.12%) Cisco
2 38 (74.51%) Juniper
3 36 (70.59%) CheckPoint
4 14 (27.45%) F5
5 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.69%) Riverbed
7 7 (13.73%) VMware
7 7 (13.73%) Mitel
7 7 (13.73%) Blue Coat
8 6 (11.76%) Imperva
8 6 (11.76%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.88%) Avaya
9 3 (5.88%) Websense
10 2 (3.92%) Sun
11 1 (1.96%) IBM
11 1 (1.96%) McAfee
11 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.96%) IronPort
11 1 (1.96%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.96%) Brocade
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago