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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 25 49 15
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -34
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.12% 0.87% 9.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 10.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £57,500 £23,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
28 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 31.46% 8.73% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 13
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Juniper
1 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (75.00%) Websense
1 6 (75.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) PKI
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) CCSP
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) RIP
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Sales Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security
1 2 (25.00%) SIEM
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCSP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCSE
1 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Juniper
1 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (75.00%) Websense
1 6 (75.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Lumension