Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 91 88
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +39
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 8 16 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.78% 1.25% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.42% 6.69% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 26
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £45,625 £58,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +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 181 239 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.62% 18.72% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 163 195 360
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £60,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -10 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Malling - 1 £37,500 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Data Security
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless Security
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) GDPR
3 3 (37.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) ISMS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
5 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Okta
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless Security
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Skype
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Software Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Security
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ISMS
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) GDPR
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
1 1 (12.50%) Okta