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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 96 67 31
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -36
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 12 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.10% 3.17% 6.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.98% 16.83% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 22
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -31.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
241 208 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.15% 18.84% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 220 197 149
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 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 January 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
Maidstone +10 5 £40,000 +73.91%
West Malling - 2 £70,000 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 31 (72.09%) CheckPoint
3 30 (69.77%) Firewall
4 24 (55.81%) Juniper
5 23 (53.49%) Websense
6 18 (41.86%) Windows
7 16 (37.21%) F5
8 14 (32.56%) LAN
8 14 (32.56%) WAN
9 12 (27.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (27.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
10 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (25.58%) Blue Coat
11 10 (23.26%) Information Security
11 10 (23.26%) SonicWALL
11 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
11 10 (23.26%) MS Office
11 10 (23.26%) ITIL
12 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
12 9 (20.93%) JNCIS
12 9 (20.93%) CCSE
13 8 (18.60%) Linux
13 8 (18.60%) CCNP
13 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (16.28%) McAfee
14 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
14 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
14 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (16.28%) Aruba

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Office
2 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 30 (69.77%) Firewall
2 14 (32.56%) LAN
2 14 (32.56%) WAN
3 12 (27.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (27.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (13.95%) DNS
6 5 (11.63%) DHCP
6 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.98%) BGP
7 3 (6.98%) OSPF
7 3 (6.98%) RIP
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (4.65%) VPN
8 2 (4.65%) MPLS
9 1 (2.33%) SAN
9 1 (2.33%) VoIP
9 1 (2.33%) SSL
General
1 5 (11.63%) Legal
1 5 (11.63%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) French Language
3 1 (2.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Team Leader
1 11 (25.58%) Network Team Leader
2 10 (23.26%) Security Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Network Security Consultant
4 8 (18.60%) Security Consultant
4 8 (18.60%) Network Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Network Security Architect
8 2 (4.65%) IT Assistant
8 2 (4.65%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Network Support
8 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) iPad
1 2 (4.65%) iPhone
1 2 (4.65%) PKI
1 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
3 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
2 10 (23.26%) Information Security
2 10 (23.26%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) PRINCE
5 3 (6.98%) Network Design
5 3 (6.98%) SIEM
5 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) CRM
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Security
6 2 (4.65%) Security Management
7 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) PHP
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) JNCIS
1 9 (20.93%) CCSE
2 8 (18.60%) CCNP
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.63%) CCSP
4 3 (6.98%) CISSP
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) CISM
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CCDP
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.33%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) XenApp
2 3 (6.98%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.33%) OpenView
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 31 (72.09%) CheckPoint
3 24 (55.81%) Juniper
4 23 (53.49%) Websense
5 16 (37.21%) F5
6 11 (25.58%) Blue Coat
7 10 (23.26%) SonicWALL
7 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.28%) McAfee
8 7 (16.28%) Aruba
8 7 (16.28%) Lumension
9 5 (11.63%) VMware
10 4 (9.30%) Citrix
11 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.65%) SAP
11 2 (4.65%) Apple
12 1 (2.33%) NetApp
12 1 (2.33%) HP
12 1 (2.33%) TippingPoint
12 1 (2.33%) Tufin
Kent
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