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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 56 30 78
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +48
Permanent jobs citing LAN 36 93 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.75% 7.56% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.45% 37.96% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 36 88 14
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,050 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
233 245 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.30% 19.92% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 206 223 211
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +22 5 £47,500 +90.00%
Chatham - 5 £55,000 -
Dartford -1 4 £41,250 +16.19%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 73 (96.05%) WAN
2 54 (71.05%) Cisco
3 49 (64.47%) Firewall
4 41 (53.95%) CheckPoint
5 36 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (46.05%) CCNA
7 34 (44.74%) DNS
8 33 (43.42%) DHCP
9 32 (42.11%) Windows
9 32 (42.11%) Linux
10 29 (38.16%) TCP/IP
10 29 (38.16%) Network Monitoring
11 27 (35.53%) CCNP
12 26 (34.21%) MPLS
13 25 (32.89%) VLAN
14 23 (30.26%) Open Source
14 23 (30.26%) Migration
15 22 (28.95%) VMware
16 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
17 15 (19.74%) HP
17 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
18 14 (18.42%) Advertising
19 13 (17.11%) Network Security
20 12 (15.79%) Finance
20 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
21 11 (14.47%) Citrix
22 10 (13.16%) MS Office
22 10 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
22 10 (13.16%) PCI DSS
23 9 (11.84%) Splunk

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) IIS
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Office
2 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.95%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (96.05%) WAN
2 49 (64.47%) Firewall
3 34 (44.74%) DNS
4 33 (43.42%) DHCP
5 29 (38.16%) TCP/IP
6 26 (34.21%) MPLS
7 25 (32.89%) VLAN
8 13 (17.11%) Network Security
9 10 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (10.53%) Ethernet
11 7 (9.21%) VoIP
11 7 (9.21%) VPN
12 6 (7.89%) SAN
12 6 (7.89%) Wireless
13 5 (6.58%) Unified Communications
13 5 (6.58%) Structured Cabling
14 4 (5.26%) Internet
14 4 (5.26%) IPv6
14 4 (5.26%) ADSL
15 3 (3.95%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (18.42%) Advertising
2 12 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Network Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) NOC Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Cisco Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Network Support
8 3 (3.95%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) Open Source
2 5 (6.58%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.63%) Social Media
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.63%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Windows
1 32 (42.11%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) UNIX
4 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Network Monitoring
2 23 (30.26%) Migration
3 9 (11.84%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.84%) SIEM
4 6 (7.89%) Information Security
4 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.89%) Data Security
5 5 (6.58%) ITIL
6 4 (5.26%) Security Management
6 4 (5.26%) Network Management
6 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (3.95%) People Management
7 3 (3.95%) Line Management
7 3 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.95%) Change Management
7 3 (3.95%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) C
3 1 (1.32%) VBScript
3 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (46.05%) CCNA
3 27 (35.53%) CCNP
4 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (11.84%) MCSE
6 8 (10.53%) CISSP
7 6 (7.89%) CISM
8 5 (6.58%) CCSE
8 5 (6.58%) MCP
8 5 (6.58%) MCITP
9 4 (5.26%) MCSA
9 4 (5.26%) A+ Certification
9 4 (5.26%) CCSA
10 3 (3.95%) HNC
11 2 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.32%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.32%) MCTS
12 1 (1.32%) CCSP
12 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 9 (11.84%) SLA
3 7 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.58%) XenApp
3 5 (6.58%) vSphere
4 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) HP SIM
3 3 (3.95%) WSUS
3 3 (3.95%) SCOM
4 1 (1.32%) OpenView
4 1 (1.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 54 (71.05%) Cisco
2 41 (53.95%) CheckPoint
3 22 (28.95%) VMware
4 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
4 15 (19.74%) HP
5 11 (14.47%) Citrix
6 9 (11.84%) Splunk
7 8 (10.53%) Websense
8 5 (6.58%) Blue Coat
8 5 (6.58%) Juniper
8 5 (6.58%) F5
8 5 (6.58%) SonicWALL
9 4 (5.26%) LogRhythm
10 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.95%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.63%) Oracle
11 2 (2.63%) Sun
12 1 (1.32%) Dell
12 1 (1.32%) Apple
12 1 (1.32%) Avaya
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