The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 78 47 66
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 20 61 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.85% 5.36% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 27.23% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 56 25
Average salary £38,750 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,375 £28,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
LAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
200 224 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.45% 19.70% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 187 200 241
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

LAN
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Kent region.

LAN Salary Trend in Kent

LAN
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Kent

LAN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge -6 3 £26,000 -38.82%
Maidstone 0 2 £24,250 -42.94%
Tunbridge Wells -21 2 £23,000 - 1
Chatham - 2 £53,750 -
Dartford -5 1 £32,500 -27.77%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 57 (95.00%) WAN
2 42 (70.00%) Cisco
2 42 (70.00%) Firewall
3 33 (55.00%) CheckPoint
4 29 (48.33%) DNS
4 29 (48.33%) TCP/IP
5 27 (45.00%) DHCP
6 26 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (40.00%) CCNA
7 24 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
8 22 (36.67%) Windows
9 20 (33.33%) Linux
9 20 (33.33%) CCNP
10 18 (30.00%) HP
10 18 (30.00%) VMware
10 18 (30.00%) Data Centre
11 17 (28.33%) VLAN
11 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
12 16 (26.67%) MPLS
12 16 (26.67%) Migration
12 16 (26.67%) Open Source
13 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 11 (18.33%) Citrix
14 11 (18.33%) Advertising
15 10 (16.67%) PCI DSS
15 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (15.00%) Network Security
16 9 (15.00%) CCSA
16 9 (15.00%) Finance
16 9 (15.00%) Splunk

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) AutoCAD
3 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 57 (95.00%) WAN
2 42 (70.00%) Firewall
3 29 (48.33%) DNS
3 29 (48.33%) TCP/IP
4 27 (45.00%) DHCP
5 17 (28.33%) VLAN
6 16 (26.67%) MPLS
7 9 (15.00%) Network Security
8 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (13.33%) VoIP
9 7 (11.67%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (10.00%) Ethernet
11 5 (8.33%) Internet
11 5 (8.33%) Unified Communications
12 4 (6.67%) IPv6
12 4 (6.67%) SAN
13 3 (5.00%) SDH
13 3 (5.00%) iSCSI
13 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (18.33%) Advertising
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Network Consultant
3 7 (11.67%) Consultant
3 7 (11.67%) Cisco Consultant
3 7 (11.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Network Support
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (26.67%) Migration
2 16 (26.67%) Open Source
3 9 (15.00%) SIEM
4 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (10.00%) Information Security
4 6 (10.00%) Data Security
4 6 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.67%) Security Management
5 4 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (5.00%) Server Hardening
6 3 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.00%) Network Management
6 3 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (3.33%) CRM
7 2 (3.33%) Network Design
7 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (40.00%) CCNA
3 20 (33.33%) CCNP
4 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (15.00%) CCSA
6 8 (13.33%) CISSP
7 6 (10.00%) MCSA
7 6 (10.00%) CISM
8 5 (8.33%) MCSE
9 4 (6.67%) CCDA
9 4 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (6.67%) CCSE
10 3 (5.00%) HNC
11 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
11 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.67%) MCTS
12 1 (1.67%) MCITP
12 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (11.67%) SLA
3 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) vSphere
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.67%) Nessus
4 1 (1.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Cisco
2 33 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (30.00%) HP
3 18 (30.00%) VMware
4 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.33%) Citrix
6 9 (15.00%) Splunk
7 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.67%) Websense
8 4 (6.67%) LogRhythm
9 3 (5.00%) LANDesk
9 3 (5.00%) F5
9 3 (5.00%) Juniper
10 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.67%) Avaya
11 1 (1.67%) Mitel
11 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,041 to £34,876
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago