The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone 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 25 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 4.10% 2.21% 7.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 23.53% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £23,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -45.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £23,000 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Network Security
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 46.72% 9.39% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 54 16 22
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Network Security
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Maidstone

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 16 (88.89%) Juniper
1 16 (88.89%) CheckPoint
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
3 14 (77.78%) Websense
3 14 (77.78%) F5
4 13 (72.22%) Firewall
5 11 (61.11%) LAN
5 11 (61.11%) WAN
5 11 (61.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (61.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (55.56%) Blue Coat
6 10 (55.56%) SonicWALL
6 10 (55.56%) Windows
7 9 (50.00%) CCSE
7 9 (50.00%) JNCIS
8 8 (44.44%) Linux
9 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
9 7 (38.89%) CCNP
9 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (38.89%) McAfee
9 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
9 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
9 7 (38.89%) MS Office
9 7 (38.89%) Aruba
9 7 (38.89%) Lumension
9 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
10 6 (33.33%) ITIL
10 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
10 6 (33.33%) PRINCE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (61.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) OSPF
4 3 (16.67%) RIP
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
General
1 5 (27.78%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) French Language
2 1 (5.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Security Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Junior
5 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Support
6 1 (5.56%) Professional Services Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 6 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCSE
1 9 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) CCSP
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Juniper
1 16 (88.89%) CheckPoint
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
3 14 (77.78%) Websense
3 14 (77.78%) F5
4 10 (55.56%) Blue Coat
4 10 (55.56%) SonicWALL
5 7 (38.89%) McAfee
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Aruba
5 7 (38.89%) Lumension