The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 79 57
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 95 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.49% 1.08% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.70% 5.22% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 89 12 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £35,250 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 249 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.86% 20.68% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 229 208 161
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -9 14 £42,500 +11.84%
Maidstone -18 13 £25,000 -35.89%
Folkestone - 9 £30,000 -
Dover - 7 £57,500 -
Dartford 0 4 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Canterbury - 2 - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 109 (87.20%) WAN
2 88 (70.40%) Cisco
3 64 (51.20%) Firewall
4 58 (46.40%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (45.60%) CheckPoint
6 53 (42.40%) Windows
7 50 (40.00%) CCNA
8 47 (37.60%) ITIL
9 39 (31.20%) MS Exchange
9 39 (31.20%) Active Directory
10 38 (30.40%) Wireless
11 36 (28.80%) Citrix
12 33 (26.40%) PBX
13 27 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (21.60%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (20.80%) Security Cleared
14 26 (20.80%) MS Excel
14 26 (20.80%) Juniper
15 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 25 (20.00%) MS Office
15 25 (20.00%) VMware
15 25 (20.00%) CCSA
15 25 (20.00%) SC Cleared
15 25 (20.00%) Network Management
16 23 (18.40%) Change Control
16 23 (18.40%) Load Balancing
17 22 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (16.80%) Project Management
19 20 (16.00%) F5
20 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 39 (31.20%) MS Exchange
2 22 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (20.80%) MS Excel
2 25 (20.00%) MS Office
3 8 (6.40%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 109 (87.20%) WAN
2 64 (51.20%) Firewall
3 38 (30.40%) Wireless
4 33 (26.40%) PBX
5 27 (21.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (13.60%) NetScaler
7 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
8 14 (11.20%) MPLS
8 14 (11.20%) Network Security
9 13 (10.40%) OSPF
9 13 (10.40%) BGP
10 11 (8.80%) BIG-IP
11 9 (7.20%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (7.20%) IP Telephony
11 9 (7.20%) VoIP
12 8 (6.40%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (5.60%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (5.60%) DNS
13 7 (5.60%) Broadband
14 6 (4.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 18 (14.40%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.40%) Analyst
3 15 (12.00%) Network Support
4 14 (11.20%) Support Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (10.40%) Support Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 11 (8.80%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (7.20%) Network Manager
9 9 (7.20%) Network Analyst
9 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.40%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.40%) Security Analyst
10 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (6.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (6.40%) Service Analyst
10 8 (6.40%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Firmware
2 9 (7.20%) Clustering
3 4 (3.20%) E-Learning
3 4 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.40%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.80%) iPhone
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Handset
5 1 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (42.40%) Windows
2 27 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.20%) Windows 7
4 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.80%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.20%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.40%) Linux
9 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.60%) ITIL
2 25 (20.00%) Network Management
3 23 (18.40%) Change Control
3 23 (18.40%) Load Balancing
4 21 (16.80%) Project Management
5 14 (11.20%) PRINCE2
6 13 (10.40%) Problem Management
6 13 (10.40%) Network Design
6 13 (10.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.20%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (7.20%) Service Management
8 8 (6.40%) Business Continuity
8 8 (6.40%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.40%) Supplier Management
8 8 (6.40%) Release Management
9 5 (4.00%) ETL
10 4 (3.20%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.20%) Requirements Management
11 3 (2.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.60%) C
2 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.80%) SQL
2 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (46.40%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (40.00%) CCNA
3 26 (20.80%) Security Cleared
4 25 (20.00%) CCSA
4 25 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (13.60%) CCNP
6 17 (13.60%) MCSE
7 12 (9.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (8.80%) Degree
8 11 (8.80%) MCSA
9 8 (6.40%) JNCIA
10 5 (4.00%) MCITP
11 3 (2.40%) MCTS
11 3 (2.40%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (2.40%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.40%) CCSP
11 3 (2.40%) MCP
12 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) QA
System Software
1 39 (31.20%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.60%) XenApp
3 13 (10.40%) vSphere
4 12 (9.60%) XenDesktop
5 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.80%) Snort
6 1 (0.80%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 17 (13.60%) Backup Exec
2 12 (9.60%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (8.80%) Foglight
4 9 (7.20%) SCCM
4 9 (7.20%) SCOM
5 4 (3.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 88 (70.40%) Cisco
2 57 (45.60%) CheckPoint
3 36 (28.80%) Citrix
4 26 (20.80%) Juniper
5 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (20.00%) VMware
6 20 (16.00%) F5
7 18 (14.40%) Riverbed
8 16 (12.80%) BT
9 14 (11.20%) Veeam
10 12 (9.60%) SolarWinds
11 8 (6.40%) Sun
11 8 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (6.40%) Websense
11 8 (6.40%) Neolane
11 8 (6.40%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.20%) HP
12 4 (3.20%) Kaspersky
12 4 (3.20%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.40%) Avaya
Kent
Reed Technology
Salary: £36000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus on call, plus overtime, plus bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stansted
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago