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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 67 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 34 55 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.42% 4.80% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.23% 23.81% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 18
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
239 231 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.04% 20.16% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 212 216 162
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Maidstone +20 13 £47,500 +106.52%
Dartford -13 3 £37,500 +41.50% 1
Chatham - 1 £70,000 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 90 (96.77%) WAN
2 59 (63.44%) Cisco
3 57 (61.29%) Windows
4 49 (52.69%) Firewall
5 45 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (41.94%) CheckPoint
7 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
7 36 (38.71%) VMware
8 33 (35.48%) CCNA
9 30 (32.26%) DNS
10 29 (31.18%) CCNP
11 28 (30.11%) TCP/IP
11 28 (30.11%) DHCP
11 28 (30.11%) MS Office
12 27 (29.03%) Linux
13 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
14 22 (23.66%) Finance
14 22 (23.66%) MPLS
14 22 (23.66%) Network Monitoring
15 21 (22.58%) Citrix
16 20 (21.51%) ITIL
16 20 (21.51%) VLAN
16 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (20.43%) MS Excel
18 18 (19.35%) MS Exchange
18 18 (19.35%) Windows 7
19 17 (18.28%) Cisco ASA
19 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (16.13%) HP
20 15 (16.13%) Migration

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.30%) IIS
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.08%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (30.11%) MS Office
2 19 (20.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (96.77%) WAN
2 49 (52.69%) Firewall
3 30 (32.26%) DNS
4 28 (30.11%) TCP/IP
4 28 (30.11%) DHCP
5 22 (23.66%) MPLS
6 20 (21.51%) VLAN
7 17 (18.28%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (16.13%) Network Security
9 10 (10.75%) VPN
10 9 (9.68%) Ethernet
10 9 (9.68%) VoIP
10 9 (9.68%) IP Telephony
11 7 (7.53%) Wireless
11 7 (7.53%) SAN
12 6 (6.45%) ADSL
12 6 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (5.38%) OSPF
13 5 (5.38%) BGP
13 5 (5.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 13 (13.98%) Advertising
3 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Legal
4 4 (4.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Local Government
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (37.63%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Architect
5 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Junior
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.30%) Network Support
7 4 (4.30%) Head of Infrastructure
7 4 (4.30%) Escalation Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) IT Security Specialist
8 3 (3.23%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Open Source
2 6 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.38%) Social Media
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.15%) NHS
4 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) AS400
5 1 (1.08%) Replication
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) DTV
5 1 (1.08%) iPhone
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 57 (61.29%) Windows
2 27 (29.03%) Linux
3 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.53%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.45%) UNIX
8 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.15%) Solaris
11 1 (1.08%) VMS
11 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) Network Monitoring
2 20 (21.51%) ITIL
3 15 (16.13%) Migration
4 11 (11.83%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.75%) Service Management
6 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.68%) Change Management
6 9 (9.68%) Information Security
7 8 (8.60%) Data Security
8 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.45%) Release Management
8 6 (6.45%) BCP
8 6 (6.45%) SIEM
9 5 (5.38%) Network Management
9 5 (5.38%) Line Management
9 5 (5.38%) Coaching
9 5 (5.38%) DSDM
9 5 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (5.38%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.30%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) VBScript
2 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.15%) C
3 2 (2.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (35.48%) CCNA
3 29 (31.18%) CCNP
4 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (9.68%) MCSE
6 8 (8.60%) CISSP
7 6 (6.45%) JNCIS
7 6 (6.45%) CCSE
8 5 (5.38%) CISM
8 5 (5.38%) A+ Certification
8 5 (5.38%) MCP
8 5 (5.38%) MCITP
9 4 (4.30%) CCSP
10 3 (3.23%) HNC
10 3 (3.23%) MCSA
10 3 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (3.23%) Degree
10 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.08%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.53%) SLA
3 6 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.08%) COBIT
4 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.83%) XenApp
4 10 (10.75%) vSphere
5 9 (9.68%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) SCCM
2 9 (9.68%) WSUS
3 3 (3.23%) SCOM
4 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.08%) OpenView
5 1 (1.08%) Foglight
Vendors
1 59 (63.44%) Cisco
2 39 (41.94%) CheckPoint
3 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 36 (38.71%) VMware
4 21 (22.58%) Citrix
5 15 (16.13%) HP
6 10 (10.75%) Juniper
6 10 (10.75%) Websense
6 10 (10.75%) Blue Coat
6 10 (10.75%) F5
7 8 (8.60%) SonicWALL
8 7 (7.53%) Wyse
9 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.38%) Apple
10 5 (5.38%) McAfee
11 4 (4.30%) Dell
11 4 (4.30%) Aruba
11 4 (4.30%) Splunk
11 4 (4.30%) Lumension
12 3 (3.23%) LANDesk
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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