Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 94 121
Rank change year-on-year +2 +27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 15 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.17% 2.15% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.86% 9.92% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 26
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +2.80% +1.90%
10th Percentile £29,050 £29,050 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £80,000 £68,125
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +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 256 353 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.91% 21.72% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 204 291 362
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,009
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.14% -15.27%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +33 6 £38,750 -8.82% 1
West Malling -8 1 £62,500 +31.58%
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (46.67%) F5
3 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) High Availability
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA

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 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) IPsec
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Trainer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) ISMS
4 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) MCSD
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCDA
2 1 (6.67%) CCDP
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCSA
2 1 (6.67%) CCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) JNCIE
2 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
1 7 (46.67%) F5
2 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 1 (6.67%) Avaya
7 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint