The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 56 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.98% 3.03% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.67% 13.01% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 21
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £48,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
227 246 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.20% 23.32% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 195 215 154
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -2 12 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 9 £42,500 - 1
Sittingbourne - 4 £47,250 -
Folkestone -8 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Tonbridge - 3 £42,500 -
Dover - 2 £58,750 -
Tunbridge Wells +7 1 £22,500 - 1
Rochester +3 1 £50,000 +163.15%
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 140 (94.59%) WAN
2 102 (68.92%) Cisco
3 87 (58.78%) Firewall
4 80 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (45.27%) Windows
6 64 (43.24%) CheckPoint
7 62 (41.89%) CCNA
8 56 (37.84%) ITIL
9 47 (31.76%) Active Directory
10 46 (31.08%) MS Exchange
11 39 (26.35%) Microsoft
11 39 (26.35%) Network Management
12 36 (24.32%) VMware
13 35 (23.65%) Change Control
14 33 (22.30%) MS Office
15 32 (21.62%) CCNP
15 32 (21.62%) Wireless
16 30 (20.27%) Telecoms
16 30 (20.27%) CCSA
17 29 (19.59%) MS Excel
18 28 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
19 27 (18.24%) Citrix
20 26 (17.57%) Firmware
21 24 (16.22%) PBX
22 23 (15.54%) Project Management
22 23 (15.54%) Load Balancing
22 23 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2010
23 22 (14.86%) Network Design
23 22 (14.86%) Juniper
23 22 (14.86%) DHCP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 46 (31.08%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (6.76%) IIS
4 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.73%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.73%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.03%) Apache
8 2 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (22.30%) MS Office
2 29 (19.59%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.73%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 140 (94.59%) WAN
2 87 (58.78%) Firewall
3 32 (21.62%) Wireless
4 24 (16.22%) PBX
5 22 (14.86%) DHCP
5 22 (14.86%) DNS
6 21 (14.19%) TCP/IP
7 17 (11.49%) MPLS
7 17 (11.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (10.81%) Network Security
9 15 (10.14%) OSPF
9 15 (10.14%) BGP
10 14 (9.46%) IP Telephony
11 12 (8.11%) SAN
12 10 (6.76%) Cisco IPT
12 10 (6.76%) NetScaler
13 9 (6.08%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (6.08%) BIG-IP
13 9 (6.08%) VLAN
13 9 (6.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.03%) MySQL
3 3 (2.03%) Ingres
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) WebLOAD
General
1 30 (20.27%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.46%) Finance
3 3 (2.03%) Law
3 3 (2.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Electronics
4 2 (1.35%) Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (42.57%) Network Engineer
2 18 (12.16%) Analyst
3 16 (10.81%) Support Analyst
3 16 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.14%) Consultant
5 13 (8.78%) Network Manager
6 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (8.11%) Network Support
7 11 (7.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Security Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Administrator
9 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Network Consultant
10 8 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) IT Support
11 7 (4.73%) Escalation Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.57%) Firmware
2 10 (6.76%) Clustering
3 7 (4.73%) Statistics
4 4 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.70%) E-Learning
4 4 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.35%) DTV
5 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 67 (45.27%) Windows
2 28 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (8.78%) Windows 7
3 13 (8.78%) Linux
4 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.08%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.38%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.38%) CentOS
8 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.70%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.03%) Solaris
9 3 (2.03%) OS/400
10 2 (1.35%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.35%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.68%) UNIX
11 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.84%) ITIL
2 39 (26.35%) Network Management
3 35 (23.65%) Change Control
4 23 (15.54%) Load Balancing
4 23 (15.54%) Project Management
5 22 (14.86%) Network Design
6 20 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 16 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 13 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (8.78%) Release Management
9 12 (8.11%) Service Management
10 11 (7.43%) Problem Management
10 11 (7.43%) Supplier Management
11 9 (6.08%) Business Continuity
11 9 (6.08%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
13 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (4.05%) ETL
14 6 (4.05%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.73%) C
2 6 (4.05%) SQL
3 5 (3.38%) Ruby
4 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.70%) Perl
4 4 (2.70%) Python
5 3 (2.03%) VB
5 3 (2.03%) Java
6 1 (0.68%) VBScript
6 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (41.89%) CCNA
3 32 (21.62%) CCNP
4 30 (20.27%) CCSA
5 18 (12.16%) Security Cleared
6 17 (11.49%) SC Cleared
6 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (10.81%) Degree
8 15 (10.14%) MCSE
9 10 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (6.08%) MCSA
11 7 (4.73%) CCSE
11 7 (4.73%) JNCIS
12 5 (3.38%) A+ Certification
12 5 (3.38%) MCP
13 4 (2.70%) MCITP
14 3 (2.03%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (2.03%) CCDA
14 3 (2.03%) CCDP
14 3 (2.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.70%) QA
3 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.03%) SLA
4 2 (1.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (31.76%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.14%) XenApp
4 14 (9.46%) vSphere
5 10 (6.76%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.03%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.68%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (8.78%) Backup Exec
2 10 (6.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (6.08%) Foglight
4 7 (4.73%) SCCM
4 7 (4.73%) SCOM
5 5 (3.38%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.03%) Puppet
7 2 (1.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 102 (68.92%) Cisco
2 64 (43.24%) CheckPoint
3 39 (26.35%) Microsoft
4 36 (24.32%) VMware
5 27 (18.24%) Citrix
6 22 (14.86%) Juniper
7 21 (14.19%) BT
7 21 (14.19%) Riverbed
8 19 (12.84%) F5
9 13 (8.78%) Veeam
10 10 (6.76%) SolarWinds
11 9 (6.08%) Blue Coat
11 9 (6.08%) Websense
12 7 (4.73%) Mitel
12 7 (4.73%) Neolane
13 6 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (3.38%) HP
14 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.38%) ExactTarget
14 5 (3.38%) Aruba
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
Henry Schein
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago