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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing LAN 46 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.47% 3.35% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.54% 15.74% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 24
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £21,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
224 235 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.75% 21.29% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 188 208 161
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,400 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Dartford -3 9 £41,250 -8.33%
Maidstone -5 9 £28,500 -26.45%
Dover - 2 £61,250 - 2
Tunbridge Wells +15 1 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 130 (96.30%) WAN
2 98 (72.59%) Cisco
3 88 (65.19%) Firewall
4 79 (58.52%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (49.63%) Windows
6 65 (48.15%) CheckPoint
7 55 (40.74%) ITIL
7 55 (40.74%) CCNA
8 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
9 44 (32.59%) Active Directory
10 43 (31.85%) MS Exchange
11 37 (27.41%) Network Management
12 34 (25.19%) MS Office
12 34 (25.19%) CCNP
12 34 (25.19%) VMware
13 32 (23.70%) Change Control
14 31 (22.96%) MS Excel
15 27 (20.00%) Telecoms
15 27 (20.00%) CCSA
16 24 (17.78%) Juniper
17 23 (17.04%) Firmware
17 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (16.30%) Citrix
18 22 (16.30%) Wireless
18 22 (16.30%) F5
19 21 (15.56%) DNS
20 20 (14.81%) DHCP
20 20 (14.81%) Network Design
20 20 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
21 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (31.85%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (7.41%) IIS
5 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.19%) Tomcat
7 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.22%) Apache
10 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (25.19%) MS Office
2 31 (22.96%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.44%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Office 365
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 130 (96.30%) WAN
2 88 (65.19%) Firewall
3 22 (16.30%) Wireless
4 21 (15.56%) DNS
5 20 (14.81%) DHCP
6 19 (14.07%) TCP/IP
7 16 (11.85%) MPLS
7 16 (11.85%) Network Security
7 16 (11.85%) IP Telephony
8 15 (11.11%) OSPF
8 15 (11.11%) BGP
9 14 (10.37%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (9.63%) Cisco PIX
10 13 (9.63%) SAN
10 13 (9.63%) PBX
11 11 (8.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (6.67%) Internet
12 9 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
13 8 (5.93%) VLAN
13 8 (5.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.22%) MySQL
3 3 (2.22%) Ingres
4 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) WebLOAD
General
1 27 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.37%) Finance
3 3 (2.22%) Law
3 3 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Legal
4 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (34.81%) Network Engineer
2 15 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 15 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 15 (11.11%) Consultant
3 14 (10.37%) Analyst
3 14 (10.37%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (8.89%) Support Analyst
4 12 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 11 (8.15%) Network Manager
6 9 (6.67%) Administrator
6 9 (6.67%) Network Support
6 9 (6.67%) Escalation Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Network Consultant
8 7 (5.19%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.19%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) IT Support
8 7 (5.19%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) Firmware
2 8 (5.93%) Clustering
3 7 (5.19%) Statistics
4 4 (2.96%) E-Learning
4 4 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.96%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.48%) DTV
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 67 (49.63%) Windows
2 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (13.33%) Linux
4 13 (9.63%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.70%) CentOS
7 5 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.96%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.22%) Solaris
9 3 (2.22%) OS/400
10 2 (1.48%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.48%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.48%) VMS
11 1 (0.74%) UNIX
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.74%) ITIL
2 37 (27.41%) Network Management
3 32 (23.70%) Change Control
4 20 (14.81%) Network Design
5 19 (14.07%) PRINCE2
5 19 (14.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (13.33%) Project Management
7 16 (11.85%) Service Delivery
7 16 (11.85%) Load Balancing
8 15 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.11%) Release Management
9 14 (10.37%) Service Management
10 12 (8.89%) Supplier Management
11 8 (5.93%) Business Continuity
12 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.19%) Problem Management
12 7 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (5.19%) WAN Optimisation
13 6 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (4.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.44%) C
1 6 (4.44%) SQL
2 5 (3.70%) Ruby
3 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.96%) Python
3 4 (2.96%) Perl
4 3 (2.22%) Java
4 3 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (0.74%) VBScript
5 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (58.52%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (40.74%) CCNA
3 34 (25.19%) CCNP
4 27 (20.00%) CCSA
5 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (10.37%) MCSE
6 14 (10.37%) Degree
6 14 (10.37%) CCSE
7 13 (9.63%) JNCIS
8 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
9 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 9 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (5.19%) MCSA
11 5 (3.70%) A+ Certification
11 5 (3.70%) MCP
12 4 (2.96%) MCITP
13 3 (2.22%) CCDA
13 3 (2.22%) CCDP
13 3 (2.22%) CCIE
13 3 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.44%) QA
3 3 (2.22%) SLA
3 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (32.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.37%) XenApp
4 13 (9.63%) vSphere
5 9 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 9 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (5.19%) Foglight
4 5 (3.70%) ZABBIX
4 5 (3.70%) SCCM
4 5 (3.70%) SCOM
5 3 (2.22%) Puppet
6 2 (1.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 98 (72.59%) Cisco
2 65 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
4 34 (25.19%) VMware
5 24 (17.78%) Juniper
6 22 (16.30%) Citrix
6 22 (16.30%) F5
7 18 (13.33%) BT
8 16 (11.85%) Riverbed
9 14 (10.37%) Websense
9 14 (10.37%) Blue Coat
10 10 (7.41%) Veeam
10 10 (7.41%) SolarWinds
11 8 (5.93%) Aruba
12 7 (5.19%) Mitel
13 6 (4.44%) Lumension
13 6 (4.44%) Neolane
13 6 (4.44%) SonicWALL
13 6 (4.44%) McAfee
14 5 (3.70%) HP
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