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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 64 24 73
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +49
Permanent jobs citing LAN 29 90 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.94% 7.77% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.94% 38.63% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 85 19
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £27,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £53,000 £58,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
208 233 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.07% 20.10% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 191 210 223
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,938 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Chatham - 5 £55,000 -
Dartford 0 4 £41,250 -8.33%
Tonbridge -5 3 £26,000 -38.82%
Maidstone +6 1 £47,500 +11.76%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 61 (95.31%) WAN
2 46 (71.88%) Cisco
3 44 (68.75%) Firewall
4 32 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 32 (50.00%) DNS
5 30 (46.88%) DHCP
6 27 (42.19%) CCNA
6 27 (42.19%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (40.63%) TCP/IP
7 26 (40.63%) Network Monitoring
8 25 (39.06%) Linux
9 23 (35.94%) CCNP
10 22 (34.38%) Windows
10 22 (34.38%) MPLS
11 21 (32.81%) VMware
11 21 (32.81%) VLAN
12 20 (31.25%) Migration
12 20 (31.25%) Open Source
13 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
14 15 (23.44%) HP
14 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
15 13 (20.31%) Citrix
16 12 (18.75%) Advertising
17 10 (15.63%) PCI DSS
18 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (14.06%) Splunk
18 9 (14.06%) SIEM
18 9 (14.06%) Finance
18 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
18 9 (14.06%) Network Security

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) IIS
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 61 (95.31%) WAN
2 44 (68.75%) Firewall
3 32 (50.00%) DNS
4 30 (46.88%) DHCP
5 26 (40.63%) TCP/IP
6 22 (34.38%) MPLS
7 21 (32.81%) VLAN
8 9 (14.06%) Network Security
9 8 (12.50%) VoIP
9 8 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (10.94%) Ethernet
10 7 (10.94%) SAN
11 6 (9.38%) Internet
12 5 (7.81%) Structured Cabling
12 5 (7.81%) Unified Communications
13 4 (6.25%) IPv6
14 3 (4.69%) VPN
14 3 (4.69%) SDH
14 3 (4.69%) iSCSI
14 3 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (18.75%) Advertising
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Network Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Open Source
2 5 (7.81%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Linux
2 22 (34.38%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Network Monitoring
2 20 (31.25%) Migration
3 9 (14.06%) SIEM
3 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.38%) Data Security
4 6 (9.38%) Information Security
4 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.38%) ITIL
5 4 (6.25%) Network Management
5 4 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (6.25%) Security Management
6 3 (4.69%) Change Management
6 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (1.56%) BCP
8 1 (1.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) VBScript
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) CCNA
1 27 (42.19%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (35.94%) CCNP
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.50%) CISSP
5 7 (10.94%) MCSE
6 6 (9.38%) CISM
7 4 (6.25%) CCSA
7 4 (6.25%) CCSE
7 4 (6.25%) MCSA
8 3 (4.69%) HNC
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.56%) MCP
10 1 (1.56%) Degree
10 1 (1.56%) MCTS
10 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 7 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.94%) vSphere
4 5 (7.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) HP SIM
3 3 (4.69%) SCOM
3 3 (4.69%) WSUS
4 1 (1.56%) OpenView
4 1 (1.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 46 (71.88%) Cisco
2 32 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 21 (32.81%) VMware
4 15 (23.44%) HP
4 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
5 13 (20.31%) Citrix
6 9 (14.06%) Splunk
7 4 (6.25%) LogRhythm
7 4 (6.25%) Websense
8 3 (4.69%) Juniper
8 3 (4.69%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.69%) F5
9 2 (3.13%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.56%) Avaya
10 1 (1.56%) Mitel
10 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.56%) Brocade
10 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard
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