The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 76 80 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -62
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 20 14 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.98% 1.28% 8.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.04% 4.35% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 59
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -24.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,100 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Security Cleared
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
331 322 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.71% 29.41% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 293 290 170
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,750 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Kent region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Kent

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Kent

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
Folkestone - 7 £30,000 -
Maidstone - 5 £21,500 -
West Malling +9 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Sittingbourne - 1 £24,000 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared.

1 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 16 (35.56%) Cisco
3 14 (31.11%) Juniper
4 12 (26.67%) Websense
5 11 (24.44%) McAfee
5 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
5 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (24.44%) ITIL
5 11 (24.44%) Problem Management
6 10 (22.22%) Change Management
7 9 (20.00%) LAN
7 9 (20.00%) PBX
7 9 (20.00%) WAN
7 9 (20.00%) F5
8 8 (17.78%) Windows
8 8 (17.78%) HP
9 7 (15.56%) CCNA
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (15.56%) Firewall
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) Service Management
9 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (15.56%) Local Government
9 7 (15.56%) Information Security
9 7 (15.56%) Blue Coat
9 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (13.33%) JNCIA
10 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Lync
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) LAN
1 9 (20.00%) PBX
1 9 (20.00%) WAN
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (13.33%) Internet
4 5 (11.11%) Wireless
4 5 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
1 7 (15.56%) Local Government
2 6 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Front Office
3 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Junior
2 7 (15.56%) Junior Service Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Service Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Security Officer
3 6 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Support
3 6 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
1 11 (24.44%) Problem Management
2 10 (22.22%) Change Management
3 7 (15.56%) Service Management
3 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (15.56%) Information Security
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 6 (13.33%) CRM
5 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.89%) Information Management
6 4 (8.89%) Data Governance
6 4 (8.89%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Security Management
6 4 (8.89%) Six Sigma
6 4 (8.89%) ETL
6 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) SIEM
8 1 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) CCNA
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.33%) JNCIA
3 6 (13.33%) CCSA
3 6 (13.33%) CISM
3 6 (13.33%) CISSP
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.89%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 4 (8.89%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) TickIT
2 4 (8.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCOM
2 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) Juniper
3 12 (26.67%) Websense
4 11 (24.44%) McAfee
4 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
4 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.00%) F5
6 8 (17.78%) HP
7 7 (15.56%) Blue Coat
8 6 (13.33%) SonicWALL
8 6 (13.33%) Trend Micro
8 6 (13.33%) Lumension
8 6 (13.33%) Aruba
8 6 (13.33%) Clearswift
9 5 (11.11%) IBM
9 5 (11.11%) Citrix
9 5 (11.11%) VMware
9 5 (11.11%) Symantec
9 5 (11.11%) Riverbed
10 4 (8.89%) Dell