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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 78 47
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -31
Permanent jobs citing LAN 54 25 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.26% 2.37% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.04% 12.50% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 45
Median salary £43,000 £36,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
245 200 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.39% 18.94% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 224 183 194
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +19 16 £57,500 +155.55% 1
Sittingbourne - 8 £22,500 -
Sevenoaks +8 2 £22,000 -58.09% 1
Westerham - 2 £34,500 -
Rochester - 2 £27,625 -
Tunbridge Wells +19 1 £35,000 +154.54%
Maidstone -14 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 82 (100.00%) WAN
2 59 (71.95%) Cisco
3 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 41 (50.00%) VMware
4 40 (48.78%) Firewall
5 35 (42.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (41.46%) DNS
7 33 (40.24%) DHCP
7 33 (40.24%) Windows
8 31 (37.80%) CheckPoint
9 28 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
11 26 (31.71%) MPLS
12 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
13 23 (28.05%) Wireless
14 21 (25.61%) IPsec
14 21 (25.61%) Mitel
14 21 (25.61%) IP Telephony
15 20 (24.39%) SAN
15 20 (24.39%) SNMP
15 20 (24.39%) MS Excel
16 19 (23.17%) CCNA
17 18 (21.95%) HP
17 18 (21.95%) Network Security
18 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
18 16 (19.51%) Network Design
18 16 (19.51%) 802.1X
18 16 (19.51%) CCNP
18 16 (19.51%) 802.11
18 16 (19.51%) DPNSS

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 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.54%) IIS
2 7 (8.54%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (100.00%) WAN
2 40 (48.78%) Firewall
3 34 (41.46%) DNS
4 33 (40.24%) DHCP
5 26 (31.71%) MPLS
6 23 (28.05%) Wireless
7 21 (25.61%) IP Telephony
7 21 (25.61%) IPsec
8 20 (24.39%) SAN
8 20 (24.39%) SNMP
9 18 (21.95%) Network Security
10 16 (19.51%) 802.11
10 16 (19.51%) DPNSS
10 16 (19.51%) QSIG
11 12 (14.63%) WLAN
12 10 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (8.54%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
13 7 (8.54%) Telepresence
14 6 (7.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Advertising
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Automotive
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Security Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Support Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Network Support
6 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Security Support Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) IT Manager
10 5 (6.10%) IT Operations Manager
10 5 (6.10%) IT Security Manager
10 5 (6.10%) Operations Manager
10 5 (6.10%) Security Manager
10 5 (6.10%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) 802.1X
2 7 (8.54%) .NET
3 2 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) REST
4 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.66%) Shadow IT
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.98%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.10%) Linux
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) Android
9 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.22%) CentOS
9 1 (1.22%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Network Design
2 12 (14.63%) ITIL
3 10 (12.20%) Information Security
4 8 (9.76%) SIEM
5 5 (6.10%) Change Management
5 5 (6.10%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (6.10%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.10%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (6.10%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (6.10%) Security Operations
6 4 (4.88%) Change Control
6 4 (4.88%) High Availability
6 4 (4.88%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (4.88%) ITIL V3
6 4 (4.88%) ITSM
6 4 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.88%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.88%) Service Management
7 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.22%) C
1 1 (1.22%) Perl
1 1 (1.22%) Python
1 1 (1.22%) Ruby
1 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (23.17%) CCNA
3 16 (19.51%) CCNP
4 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (13.41%) MCSA
6 10 (12.20%) MCSE
7 7 (8.54%) CISSP
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.44%) CISM
11 2 (2.44%) Degree
11 2 (2.44%) MCITP
11 2 (2.44%) SANS
11 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.22%) CCDA
12 1 (1.22%) CNA
12 1 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.22%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 35 (42.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
3 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
4 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 15 (18.29%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (7.32%) vSphere
6 4 (4.88%) XenApp
7 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Puppet
1 5 (6.10%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) Nessus
2 4 (4.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.66%) MOM
3 3 (3.66%) SCOM
3 3 (3.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.22%) Ansible
4 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (71.95%) Cisco
2 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (50.00%) VMware
3 31 (37.80%) CheckPoint
4 21 (25.61%) Mitel
5 18 (21.95%) HP
6 10 (12.20%) Meraki
7 7 (8.54%) Citrix
7 7 (8.54%) Riverbed
7 7 (8.54%) Siemens
8 6 (7.32%) F5
9 5 (6.10%) Brocade
9 5 (6.10%) LogRhythm
10 4 (4.88%) BMC
10 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.88%) Remedy
10 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.44%) Adobe
11 2 (2.44%) Juniper
11 2 (2.44%) NetApp
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21500 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 4 days ago