Period
to 18 July 2018

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 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 70 108
Rank change year-on-year -24 +38 +17
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 50 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.12% 3.49% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.68% 19.76% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 42 27
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.98% -4.12% +1.19%
10th Percentile £29,750 £39,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £55,000 £53,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.40% -5.50% +5.26%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 229 253 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.76% 17.64% 21.39%
Number of salaries quoted 211 213 383
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -7 3 £35,000 -12.50% 3
West Malling - 3 £37,500 -
Margate - 1 £37,500 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless Security
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) GDPR
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Data Security
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) ISMS
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless Security
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.69%) Skype
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Network Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Security Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Software Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall Support
5 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Network Support
5 2 (15.38%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Check Point Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Check Point Support
6 1 (7.69%) EPoS Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate 1st Line Support
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Security
1 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) ISMS
3 2 (15.38%) Process Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) GDPR
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
4 1 (7.69%) Okta
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto