The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 37 80 59
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 47 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.02% 2.12% 4.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.43% 11.56% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 37
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
230 199 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.55% 18.32% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 205 186 190
Median salary £36,500 £36,018 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Kent

LAN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 14 £60,000 - 4
Sittingbourne - 6 £22,500 -
Sevenoaks +14 3 £22,000 -58.09%
Chatham -6 2 £37,250 -29.04%
Rochester - 2 £27,625 -
Maidstone +3 1 £52,500 +31.25%
Westerham - 1 £35,000 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 75 (100.00%) WAN
2 55 (73.33%) Cisco
3 34 (45.33%) VMware
4 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
4 31 (41.33%) Windows
5 30 (40.00%) Firewall
6 29 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (36.00%) DNS
8 26 (34.67%) DHCP
8 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
9 24 (32.00%) CheckPoint
9 24 (32.00%) MPLS
10 23 (30.67%) Windows Server
11 20 (26.67%) CCNA
11 20 (26.67%) Wireless
12 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
13 16 (21.33%) SAN
14 15 (20.00%) CCNP
14 15 (20.00%) SNMP
14 15 (20.00%) Network Security
15 13 (17.33%) Mitel
15 13 (17.33%) IPsec
16 12 (16.00%) 802.11
16 12 (16.00%) DPNSS
16 12 (16.00%) QSIG
16 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
16 12 (16.00%) Network Design
16 12 (16.00%) 802.1X
17 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008

LAN
Top Related 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 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.67%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (100.00%) WAN
2 30 (40.00%) Firewall
3 27 (36.00%) DNS
4 26 (34.67%) DHCP
5 24 (32.00%) MPLS
6 20 (26.67%) Wireless
7 16 (21.33%) SAN
8 15 (20.00%) Network Security
8 15 (20.00%) SNMP
9 13 (17.33%) IPsec
10 12 (16.00%) 802.11
10 12 (16.00%) DPNSS
10 12 (16.00%) QSIG
11 10 (13.33%) IP Telephony
11 10 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
13 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (5.33%) OSPF
14 4 (5.33%) Skype
15 3 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Security Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Network Support
7 6 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Security Support Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Operational Security Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Operations Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Security Operations Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.00%) Shadow IT
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.33%) Windows
2 23 (30.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.33%) Linux
5 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.67%) Solaris
8 2 (2.67%) Unix
8 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.33%) Android
9 1 (1.33%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Network Design
2 10 (13.33%) Information Security
3 9 (12.00%) ITIL
4 8 (10.67%) Change Management
4 8 (10.67%) SIEM
5 5 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.67%) Security Operations
6 4 (5.33%) Change Control
6 4 (5.33%) High Availability
6 4 (5.33%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (5.33%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.33%) ITSM
6 4 (5.33%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.33%) Service Management
7 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) Perl
2 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.67%) PHP
3 1 (1.33%) C
3 1 (1.33%) Python
3 1 (1.33%) Ruby
3 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (26.67%) CCNA
3 15 (20.00%) CCNP
4 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (13.33%) MCSE
6 9 (12.00%) MCSA
7 7 (9.33%) CISSP
8 5 (6.67%) CCDA
9 3 (4.00%) CCDP
9 3 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.67%) CCSE
10 2 (2.67%) CISM
10 2 (2.67%) Degree
10 2 (2.67%) MCP
10 2 (2.67%) SANS
11 1 (1.33%) CCSA
11 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (6.67%) vSphere
6 4 (5.33%) XenApp
7 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.67%) Xen
8 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Puppet
2 5 (6.67%) SCCM
3 4 (5.33%) Nessus
3 4 (5.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (4.00%) MOM
4 3 (4.00%) SCOM
4 3 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.33%) Ansible
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.33%) Nagios
5 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (73.33%) Cisco
2 34 (45.33%) VMware
3 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
4 24 (32.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (17.33%) Mitel
6 11 (14.67%) HP
7 10 (13.33%) Meraki
8 7 (9.33%) Citrix
8 7 (9.33%) SolarWinds
9 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.67%) Juniper
10 5 (6.67%) LogRhythm
11 4 (5.33%) BMC
11 4 (5.33%) Remedy
12 3 (4.00%) F5
13 2 (2.67%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.67%) Forcepoint
13 2 (2.67%) NetApp
13 2 (2.67%) Riverbed
13 2 (2.67%) Siemens
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