Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 66 125
Rank change year-on-year -34 +59 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 60 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.83% 3.74% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.22% 21.98% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 49 23
Kent median annual salary £33,750 £41,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.67% -20.95% +16.67%
10th Percentile £20,750 £37,250 £23,300
90th Percentile £37,875 £80,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 237 273 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.57% 17.01% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 210 209 393
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,650 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £42,714 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +0.50% -1.73% +4.22%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
West Malling - 2 - -
Maidstone +4 1 £28,500 -28.75%
Margate - 1 £37,500 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) Forcepoint
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) Process Management
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) SLA
7 1 (10.00%) EPoS
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall Support
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate 1st Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) EPoS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
1 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (30.00%) Forcepoint