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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 45 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs citing LAN 61 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.73% 3.01% 4.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.40% 18.56% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 56 33 27
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
250 194 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.47% 16.22% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 215 168 169
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,000 £55,000
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 30 October 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 30 October 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
(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 +17 11 £40,000 +18.92% 2
Tunbridge Wells +25 5 £50,000 +122.22% 2
Dover -5 4 £62,500 +171.73%
West Malling +1 1 £42,500 +60.37% 1
Chatham - 1 £24,000 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 115 (99.14%) WAN
2 80 (68.97%) Windows
3 78 (67.24%) Cisco
4 71 (61.21%) Firewall
5 63 (54.31%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (51.72%) Microsoft
7 48 (41.38%) CheckPoint
8 47 (40.52%) VMware
9 42 (36.21%) Active Directory
10 40 (34.48%) CCNP
10 40 (34.48%) MS Office
11 39 (33.62%) ITIL
12 38 (32.76%) MS Excel
13 37 (31.90%) MS Exchange
14 33 (28.45%) CCNA
15 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (23.28%) DNS
17 26 (22.41%) Linux
18 25 (21.55%) Juniper
19 24 (20.69%) DHCP
20 23 (19.83%) Citrix
20 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (19.83%) Cisco ASA
20 23 (19.83%) Finance
20 23 (19.83%) Windows 7
21 22 (18.97%) F5
21 22 (18.97%) TCP/IP
22 21 (18.10%) Websense
22 21 (18.10%) Blue Coat
23 19 (16.38%) CCSE

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 37 (31.90%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.62%) IIS
4 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.59%) JBoss
7 3 (2.59%) Apache
7 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.86%) Lync
8 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 40 (34.48%) MS Office
2 38 (32.76%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.45%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 115 (99.14%) WAN
2 71 (61.21%) Firewall
3 27 (23.28%) DNS
4 24 (20.69%) DHCP
5 23 (19.83%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (18.97%) TCP/IP
7 19 (16.38%) Network Security
7 19 (16.38%) IP Telephony
8 17 (14.66%) MPLS
9 14 (12.07%) Cisco PIX
9 14 (12.07%) SAN
10 13 (11.21%) OSPF
10 13 (11.21%) BGP
10 13 (11.21%) Wireless
11 11 (9.48%) VLAN
12 10 (8.62%) VPN
13 9 (7.76%) SNMP
13 9 (7.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (7.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 7 (6.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) MySQL
3 3 (2.59%) Ingres
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) AdminStudio
2 3 (2.59%) WebLOAD
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.90%) Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Advertising
5 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (3.45%) Marketing
6 3 (2.59%) Electronics
6 3 (2.59%) Law
6 3 (2.59%) Legal
6 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.72%) Local Government
8 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (18.10%) Security Engineer
2 20 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 15 (12.93%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (10.34%) Analyst
4 12 (10.34%) Consultant
4 12 (10.34%) Escalation Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.76%) Security Specialist
8 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (6.90%) Administrator
8 8 (6.90%) Head of Infrastructure
9 7 (6.03%) Network Security Specialist
9 7 (6.03%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (6.03%) IT Support
9 7 (6.03%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Network Consultant
9 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (6.03%) Network Specialist
10 6 (5.17%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.86%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Statistics
2 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.59%) Social Media
3 3 (2.59%) Clustering
3 3 (2.59%) DTV
4 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.72%) Open Source
5 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.86%) iPad
5 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.86%) iPhone
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) AS400
5 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (68.97%) Windows
2 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (22.41%) Linux
4 23 (19.83%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.31%) CentOS
8 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.45%) UNIX
8 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.45%) VMS
9 3 (2.59%) OS/400
9 3 (2.59%) Solaris
10 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.86%) Android
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.62%) ITIL
2 18 (15.52%) Service Management
3 17 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (14.66%) Release Management
4 15 (12.93%) Service Delivery
5 12 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (10.34%) Network Management
5 12 (10.34%) Supplier Management
6 11 (9.48%) Network Design
7 10 (8.62%) Change Management
8 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.90%) Change Control
10 7 (6.03%) Capacity Management
10 7 (6.03%) WAN Optimisation
10 7 (6.03%) Line Management
10 7 (6.03%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
11 6 (5.17%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.34%) SQL
2 10 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.03%) VBScript
3 7 (6.03%) C
4 5 (4.31%) Ruby
5 4 (3.45%) Perl
5 4 (3.45%) Python
6 3 (2.59%) Java
6 3 (2.59%) VB
7 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (54.31%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (34.48%) CCNP
3 33 (28.45%) CCNA
4 19 (16.38%) CCSE
5 18 (15.52%) JNCIS
6 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (7.76%) Degree
8 8 (6.90%) MCSE
9 7 (6.03%) CCSA
10 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.45%) CCDP
11 4 (3.45%) CCSP
12 3 (2.59%) CISSP
12 3 (2.59%) CCDA
12 3 (2.59%) CCIE
13 2 (1.72%) MCP
13 2 (1.72%) MCSA
13 2 (1.72%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.17%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.31%) COBIT
3 5 (4.31%) SLA
4 4 (3.45%) QA
5 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (36.21%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.66%) XenApp
4 16 (13.79%) vSphere
5 12 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.17%) Firmware
6 6 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.59%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) SCCM
2 6 (5.17%) WSUS
3 5 (4.31%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.59%) Puppet
4 3 (2.59%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.72%) Nagios
5 2 (1.72%) Foglight
Vendors
1 78 (67.24%) Cisco
2 60 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 48 (41.38%) CheckPoint
4 47 (40.52%) VMware
5 25 (21.55%) Juniper
6 23 (19.83%) Citrix
7 22 (18.97%) F5
8 21 (18.10%) Blue Coat
8 21 (18.10%) Websense
9 11 (9.48%) SonicWALL
9 11 (9.48%) Aruba
10 10 (8.62%) Riverbed
10 10 (8.62%) McAfee
11 9 (7.76%) Lumension
12 8 (6.90%) SolarWinds
12 8 (6.90%) HP
13 7 (6.03%) Wyse
13 7 (6.03%) Mitel
14 6 (5.17%) Apple
15 5 (4.31%) Red Hat
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £14000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tonbridge, Kent
ComputAppoint
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bens and bonusess
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Remit Resources
Salary: £33000 - £36500 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Dartford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 21000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 27 days ago