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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 84 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 52 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.53% 4.49% 5.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.47% 22.51% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 50 22
Average salary £50,000 £23,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+117.39% -48.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £21,500 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
232 231 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.67% 19.95% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 206 216 160
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 2 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 2 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
(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 - 2 £70,000 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 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 28 (68.29%) Cisco
1 28 (68.29%) Firewall
2 25 (60.98%) CheckPoint
3 16 (39.02%) Windows
4 15 (36.59%) LAN
4 15 (36.59%) WAN
4 15 (36.59%) Websense
5 14 (34.15%) Juniper
6 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
6 12 (29.27%) Information Security
6 12 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (26.83%) F5
8 10 (24.39%) VMware
8 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
9 9 (21.95%) CISSP
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.51%) DNS
10 8 (19.51%) Blue Coat
10 8 (19.51%) Advertising
10 8 (19.51%) PCI DSS
10 8 (19.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (19.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (17.07%) SonicWALL
11 7 (17.07%) DHCP
11 7 (17.07%) MS Office
12 6 (14.63%) ITIL
12 6 (14.63%) MS Excel

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Office
2 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) Firewall
2 15 (36.59%) LAN
2 15 (36.59%) WAN
3 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
3 12 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (19.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (19.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (19.51%) DNS
5 7 (17.07%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 2 (4.88%) MPLS
6 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.44%) OSPF
7 1 (2.44%) BGP
7 1 (2.44%) RIP
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
General
1 8 (19.51%) Advertising
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) German Language
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Network Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Security Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Team Leader
4 7 (17.07%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Network Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Security Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) IT Security Officer
7 3 (7.32%) Security Officer
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Junior
8 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
1 2 (4.88%) PKI
1 2 (4.88%) iPhone
1 2 (4.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Information Security
2 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
3 6 (14.63%) SIEM
3 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Data Security
4 5 (12.20%) Security Management
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.88%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.44%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.44%) Change Management
8 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.44%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PHP
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) CISSP
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) CISM
2 5 (12.20%) CCNP
3 4 (9.76%) CCSP
3 4 (9.76%) CCSE
3 4 (9.76%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.44%) VCP4
4 1 (2.44%) CCEE
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) CCDP
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) PCI DSS
2 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) XenApp
2 4 (9.76%) vSphere
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco
2 25 (60.98%) CheckPoint
3 15 (36.59%) Websense
4 14 (34.15%) Juniper
5 11 (26.83%) F5
6 10 (24.39%) VMware
7 8 (19.51%) Blue Coat
7 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.07%) SonicWALL
9 5 (12.20%) Citrix
10 4 (9.76%) McAfee
10 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
10 4 (9.76%) Splunk
10 4 (9.76%) Aruba
10 4 (9.76%) Lumension
11 2 (4.88%) Apple
11 2 (4.88%) NetScout
11 2 (4.88%) SAP
11 2 (4.88%) HP
12 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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