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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 67 69 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Permanent jobs citing LAN 40 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.68% 2.97% 4.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.46% 16.50% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 40 31 33
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,075 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
243 200 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.33% 18.00% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 220 190 155
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 January 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 January 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 15 £47,500 +106.52% 1
Tunbridge Wells +14 6 £21,000 -53.33%
Dartford -11 4 £37,500 +41.50% 1
Chatham - 1 £70,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £77,500 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 96 (98.97%) WAN
2 65 (67.01%) Cisco
2 65 (67.01%) Windows
3 56 (57.73%) Firewall
4 54 (55.67%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (46.39%) Microsoft
6 40 (41.24%) CheckPoint
7 36 (37.11%) VMware
8 34 (35.05%) MS Office
9 33 (34.02%) CCNP
9 33 (34.02%) CCNA
10 31 (31.96%) ITIL
11 30 (30.93%) MS Excel
12 29 (29.90%) Active Directory
13 27 (27.84%) MS Exchange
14 26 (26.80%) DNS
14 26 (26.80%) Linux
15 24 (24.74%) Citrix
16 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
16 23 (23.71%) DHCP
17 22 (22.68%) Finance
17 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (21.65%) MPLS
18 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (20.62%) Windows 7
20 19 (19.59%) Cisco ASA
21 17 (17.53%) F5
21 17 (17.53%) Juniper
21 17 (17.53%) Network Monitoring
22 16 (16.49%) Websense

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 27 (27.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.09%) IIS
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 34 (35.05%) MS Office
2 30 (30.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 96 (98.97%) WAN
2 56 (57.73%) Firewall
3 26 (26.80%) DNS
4 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
4 23 (23.71%) DHCP
5 21 (21.65%) MPLS
6 19 (19.59%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (15.46%) VLAN
7 15 (15.46%) IP Telephony
8 14 (14.43%) Network Security
9 11 (11.34%) VPN
10 10 (10.31%) OSPF
10 10 (10.31%) BGP
11 9 (9.28%) VoIP
12 8 (8.25%) SAN
12 8 (8.25%) Ethernet
13 7 (7.22%) ADSL
13 7 (7.22%) Internet
13 7 (7.22%) Wireless
13 7 (7.22%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Advertising
3 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Legal
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Local Government
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.87%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.37%) Security Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) Deployment Engineer
4 8 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (8.25%) Head of Infrastructure
5 7 (7.22%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (6.19%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) Escalation Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Junior
8 4 (4.12%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.12%) Network Support
9 3 (3.09%) Help Desk Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.09%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Open Source
2 5 (5.15%) Social Media
2 5 (5.15%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.06%) NHS
3 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.03%) DTV
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) AS400
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) iPhone
4 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 65 (67.01%) Windows
2 26 (26.80%) Linux
3 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (20.62%) Windows 7
5 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.28%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.19%) UNIX
8 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.09%) VMS
9 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.06%) Solaris
11 1 (1.03%) Android
11 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.96%) ITIL
2 17 (17.53%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (15.46%) Service Management
4 12 (12.37%) Service Delivery
4 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.37%) Release Management
5 10 (10.31%) Migration
6 9 (9.28%) Supplier Management
7 8 (8.25%) Change Management
7 8 (8.25%) Line Management
8 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.19%) Information Security
9 6 (6.19%) BCP
9 6 (6.19%) Network Management
10 5 (5.15%) Capacity Management
10 5 (5.15%) Coaching
10 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.15%) DSDM
11 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.12%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.34%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) VBScript
2 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.09%) C
4 2 (2.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (55.67%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (34.02%) CCNP
2 33 (34.02%) CCNA
3 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (13.40%) MCSE
4 13 (13.40%) CCSE
5 12 (12.37%) JNCIS
6 6 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (5.15%) MCITP
7 5 (5.15%) Degree
7 5 (5.15%) MCP
7 5 (5.15%) A+ Certification
7 5 (5.15%) CCSP
8 4 (4.12%) CISSP
9 3 (3.09%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.09%) MCSA
10 1 (1.03%) HNC
10 1 (1.03%) CCDP
10 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
1 5 (5.15%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.09%) COBIT
3 2 (2.06%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (29.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.43%) XenApp
3 12 (12.37%) XenDesktop
3 12 (12.37%) vSphere
3 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) SCCM
2 9 (9.28%) WSUS
3 5 (5.15%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.09%) SCOM
5 2 (2.06%) Foglight
6 1 (1.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 65 (67.01%) Cisco
2 45 (46.39%) Microsoft
3 40 (41.24%) CheckPoint
4 36 (37.11%) VMware
5 24 (24.74%) Citrix
6 17 (17.53%) Juniper
6 17 (17.53%) F5
7 16 (16.49%) Blue Coat
7 16 (16.49%) Websense
8 13 (13.40%) HP
9 11 (11.34%) SonicWALL
10 10 (10.31%) SolarWinds
11 8 (8.25%) McAfee
12 7 (7.22%) Wyse
12 7 (7.22%) Aruba
12 7 (7.22%) Lumension
13 5 (5.15%) Apple
14 4 (4.12%) Dell
15 3 (3.09%) Avaya
16 2 (2.06%) Sun
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