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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 86 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.91% 1.97% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 9.75% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 16
Average salary £40,750 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £21,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
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
211 236 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.15% 20.26% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 199 211 244
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,650 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 - 3 £42,500 -
Chatham - 1 £67,500 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) Information Security
2 16 (59.26%) Cisco
3 15 (55.56%) PCI DSS
4 14 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
5 11 (40.74%) CISSP
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
7 9 (33.33%) LAN
7 9 (33.33%) WAN
8 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
8 8 (29.63%) VMware
9 7 (25.93%) Websense
10 6 (22.22%) Juniper
10 6 (22.22%) CISM
10 6 (22.22%) Data Security
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) Advertising
10 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
10 6 (22.22%) F5
10 6 (22.22%) Splunk
10 6 (22.22%) SIEM
11 5 (18.52%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
11 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
11 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Security Management
11 5 (18.52%) Windows
12 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
4 9 (33.33%) LAN
4 9 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (7.41%) DHCP
6 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
7 1 (3.70%) SAN
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) MPLS
7 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
1 6 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Security Specialist
2 6 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) IT Security Specialist
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Network Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Network Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Network Support
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall Support
5 3 (11.11%) IT Security Officer
5 3 (11.11%) Security Officer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Information Security
2 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 6 (22.22%) Data Security
2 6 (22.22%) SIEM
3 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Security Management
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
1 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) CISM
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) CISMP
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) MCSA
6 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) PCI DSS
2 14 (51.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) Websense
5 6 (22.22%) Juniper
5 6 (22.22%) F5
5 6 (22.22%) Splunk
6 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 2 (7.41%) Lancope
8 2 (7.41%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) NetScout
9 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
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