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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 89 92 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 10 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.00% 0.96% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 4.29% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 40
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +128.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £24,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
229 233 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.89% 22.40% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 199 212 199
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £57,500 -
Chatham - 1 £67,500 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco
3 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 10 (38.46%) Information Security
4 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
5 8 (30.77%) Forcepoint
6 7 (26.92%) LAN
6 7 (26.92%) WAN
6 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
6 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) Blue Coat
6 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (26.92%) F5
7 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) Juniper
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
9 4 (15.38%) Android
9 4 (15.38%) Fat Client
9 4 (15.38%) Aruba
9 4 (15.38%) SIEM
9 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 4 (15.38%) Security Patching
9 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) WAN
3 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (15.38%) Wireless
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (11.54%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) DMZ
7 1 (3.85%) DNS
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Security Specialist
2 7 (26.92%) IT Security Specialist
3 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (15.38%) Information Specialist
6 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
6 3 (11.54%) Information Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Project Coordinator
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate
7 2 (7.69%) Junior
7 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 4 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 3 (11.54%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Android
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Information Security
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Security
3 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Security Management
3 4 (15.38%) Security Patching
3 4 (15.38%) SIEM
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) IT Audit
4 3 (11.54%) Line Management
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) CISSP
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) CISM
3 3 (11.54%) JNCIP
3 3 (11.54%) JNCIS
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) CCSE
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
3 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Forcepoint
3 7 (26.92%) Blue Coat
3 7 (26.92%) F5
4 6 (23.08%) Juniper
5 4 (15.38%) Aruba
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Imperva
7 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.85%) Splunk