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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 74 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 17 51 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.79% 4.15% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.33% 20.99% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 17 49 20
Average salary £47,500 £21,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+120.93% -49.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
232 243 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.37% 19.76% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 204 221 176
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 March 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 March 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
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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
Maidstone +25 1 £57,500 +150.00%
West Malling - 1 £70,000 -
Chatham - 1 £45,000 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 20 (62.50%) Cisco
3 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
4 13 (40.63%) Windows
5 12 (37.50%) LAN
5 12 (37.50%) WAN
5 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 12 (37.50%) Information Security
6 11 (34.38%) PCI DSS
7 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (28.13%) VMware
8 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (28.13%) CISSP
9 8 (25.00%) Websense
9 8 (25.00%) DNS
9 8 (25.00%) F5
10 7 (21.88%) SIEM
10 7 (21.88%) Advertising
10 7 (21.88%) DHCP
10 7 (21.88%) Juniper
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.75%) Blue Coat
12 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
12 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (15.63%) Splunk
12 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (15.63%) SonicWALL
12 5 (15.63%) MS Office

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) LAN
2 12 (37.50%) WAN
2 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (25.00%) DNS
5 7 (21.88%) DHCP
6 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 2 (6.25%) MPLS
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.13%) OSPF
8 1 (3.13%) BGP
8 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.13%) RIP
8 1 (3.13%) VoIP
8 1 (3.13%) SSL
8 1 (3.13%) SAN
General
1 7 (21.88%) Advertising
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Security Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Security Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Security Officer
6 3 (9.38%) Security Officer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) IT Assistant
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Network Support
7 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.25%) PKI
1 2 (6.25%) iPhone
1 2 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Information Security
2 7 (21.88%) SIEM
3 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
3 5 (15.63%) Data Security
3 5 (15.63%) Security Management
3 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PHP
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) CISSP
2 5 (15.63%) CISM
3 3 (9.38%) CCSE
4 2 (6.25%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CCSP
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) PCI DSS
2 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) XenApp
2 4 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) HP SIM
2 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 8 (25.00%) Websense
4 8 (25.00%) F5
5 7 (21.88%) Juniper
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.75%) Blue Coat
7 5 (15.63%) SonicWALL
7 5 (15.63%) Splunk
8 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 4 (12.50%) Citrix
9 3 (9.38%) HP
10 2 (6.25%) SAP
10 2 (6.25%) Apple
10 2 (6.25%) McAfee
10 2 (6.25%) Aruba
10 2 (6.25%) NetScout
10 2 (6.25%) Lumension
11 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago