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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 64 92
Rank change year-on-year +3 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.25% 2.17% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 11.48% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 10
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 130 183 207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.46% 18.94% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 112 146 197
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,875 £67,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -5 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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
2 35 (67.31%) CheckPoint
2 35 (67.31%) Firewall
3 33 (63.46%) WAN
4 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
4 27 (51.92%) LAN
4 27 (51.92%) F5
5 26 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 24 (46.15%) Fortinet
6 24 (46.15%) Palo Alto
7 21 (40.38%) Windows
8 19 (36.54%) Project Management
9 18 (34.62%) VPN
10 17 (32.69%) Wireless
11 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (28.85%) Presales
12 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
13 14 (26.92%) MPLS
13 14 (26.92%) SLA
13 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (25.00%) Data Centre
15 12 (23.08%) SSL
15 12 (23.08%) Forcepoint
16 11 (21.15%) Linux
17 9 (17.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 9 (17.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 9 (17.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 9 (17.31%) Aruba
17 9 (17.31%) CRM
17 9 (17.31%) Windows XP

Network Security
Co-occurring 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 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (67.31%) Firewall
2 33 (63.46%) WAN
3 27 (51.92%) LAN
4 18 (34.62%) VPN
5 17 (32.69%) Wireless
6 14 (26.92%) MPLS
7 12 (23.08%) SSL
8 9 (17.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (17.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (15.38%) 802.11
9 8 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (15.38%) DHCP
9 8 (15.38%) DNS
9 8 (15.38%) DPNSS
9 8 (15.38%) IPsec
9 8 (15.38%) QSIG
9 8 (15.38%) SNMP
10 6 (11.54%) EIGRP
10 6 (11.54%) Ethernet
10 6 (11.54%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Network Engineer
2 22 (42.31%) Network Security Engineer
2 22 (42.31%) Security Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (23.08%) IT Engineer
4 12 (23.08%) IT Security Engineer
5 10 (19.23%) Escalation Engineer
6 9 (17.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (17.31%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 8 (15.38%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 6 (11.54%) Administrator
8 6 (11.54%) Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) Security Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 4 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
11 3 (5.77%) Information Analyst
11 3 (5.77%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (17.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
3 11 (21.15%) Linux
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
4 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Project Management
2 15 (28.85%) Presales
3 9 (17.31%) Change Management
3 9 (17.31%) CRM
4 8 (15.38%) Network Design
4 8 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (11.54%) Security Patching
6 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.62%) Escalation Management
6 5 (9.62%) High Availability
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Change Control
7 4 (7.69%) Information Security
7 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.77%) ISMS
8 3 (5.77%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
1 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
1 5 (9.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (17.31%) CCNP
2 9 (17.31%) CCSE
3 7 (13.46%) CCNA
4 5 (9.62%) MCP
4 5 (9.62%) MCSA
4 5 (9.62%) MCSD
4 5 (9.62%) MCSE
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.77%) Degree
5 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) CISM
6 2 (3.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.85%) COBIT
3 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 41 (78.85%) Cisco
2 35 (67.31%) CheckPoint
3 27 (51.92%) F5
3 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
4 26 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 24 (46.15%) Fortinet
5 24 (46.15%) Palo Alto
6 12 (23.08%) Forcepoint
7 9 (17.31%) Aruba
7 9 (17.31%) Sourcefire
8 8 (15.38%) Mitel
9 3 (5.77%) Juniper
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle
11 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.92%) Citrix
11 1 (1.92%) EMC
11 1 (1.92%) HP
11 1 (1.92%) Sun
11 1 (1.92%) Veeam
11 1 (1.92%) VMware
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