The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
South East / Kent
Rank 50 94 81
Rank change year-on-year +44 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 33 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.11% 0.97% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 4.42% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 17
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 121 249 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.07% 22.04% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 92 219 210
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -10.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security 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 in Kent.

Salary trend for Network Security in Kent

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Kent over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Kent

Network Security
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -2 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Dartford - 8 - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 41 (78.85%) Cisco
1 41 (78.85%) Firewall
2 38 (73.08%) CheckPoint
3 29 (55.77%) WAN
4 28 (53.85%) LAN
5 24 (46.15%) Wireless
5 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 21 (40.38%) F5
7 20 (38.46%) Blue Coat
8 17 (32.69%) Data Centre
8 17 (32.69%) Palo Alto
8 17 (32.69%) Fortinet
8 17 (32.69%) MPLS
9 16 (30.77%) DPNSS
9 16 (30.77%) 802.11
9 16 (30.77%) QSIG
9 16 (30.77%) DNS
9 16 (30.77%) SNMP
9 16 (30.77%) DHCP
9 16 (30.77%) Network Design
9 16 (30.77%) Mitel
9 16 (30.77%) IPsec
9 16 (30.77%) 802.1X
9 16 (30.77%) Translating Business Requirements
10 15 (28.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (21.15%) Forcepoint
12 10 (19.23%) VPN
12 10 (19.23%) Presales
13 9 (17.31%) Windows
13 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (78.85%) Firewall
2 29 (55.77%) WAN
3 28 (53.85%) LAN
4 24 (46.15%) Wireless
5 17 (32.69%) MPLS
6 16 (30.77%) 802.11
6 16 (30.77%) DHCP
6 16 (30.77%) DNS
6 16 (30.77%) DPNSS
6 16 (30.77%) IPsec
6 16 (30.77%) QSIG
6 16 (30.77%) SNMP
7 15 (28.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (19.23%) VPN
9 7 (13.46%) SSL
10 6 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (5.77%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (5.77%) VLAN
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Network Engineer
1 27 (51.92%) Network Security Engineer
1 27 (51.92%) Security Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 16 (30.77%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Escalation Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) IT Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) IT Security Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Check Point Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Check Point Support
7 3 (5.77%) Juniper Support
7 3 (5.77%) Network Security Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.46%) Linux
4 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Network Design
1 16 (30.77%) Translating Business Requirements
2 10 (19.23%) Presales
3 9 (17.31%) Project Management
4 8 (15.38%) Information Security
5 6 (11.54%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) CRM
5 6 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (7.69%) Change Control
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (5.77%) ISMS
7 3 (5.77%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.77%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.77%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.85%) Data Security
8 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.92%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.54%) CCNP
2 6 (11.54%) CCSE
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) CCNA
4 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) CISM
5 2 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.92%) MCSD
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.85%) COBIT
3 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) XenApp
2 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 41 (78.85%) Cisco
2 38 (73.08%) CheckPoint
3 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 21 (40.38%) F5
5 20 (38.46%) Blue Coat
6 17 (32.69%) Fortinet
6 17 (32.69%) Palo Alto
7 16 (30.77%) Mitel
8 11 (21.15%) Forcepoint
9 6 (11.54%) Aruba
9 6 (11.54%) Juniper
9 6 (11.54%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.92%) Citrix
10 1 (1.92%) EMC
10 1 (1.92%) HP
10 1 (1.92%) Oracle
10 1 (1.92%) Sun
10 1 (1.92%) Veeam
10 1 (1.92%) VMware
Kent
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago