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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 46 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing LAN 51 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.12% 3.08% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.37% 16.34% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 28
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
228 202 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.87% 18.88% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 190 170 155
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Maidstone +3 7 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Tunbridge Wells +25 4 £50,000 +122.22%
Dartford -7 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Dover - 4 £62,500 - 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 129 (98.47%) WAN
2 94 (71.76%) Cisco
3 85 (64.89%) Firewall
4 81 (61.83%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (57.25%) Windows
6 59 (45.04%) CheckPoint
7 55 (41.98%) ITIL
8 51 (38.93%) CCNA
9 50 (38.17%) Microsoft
10 44 (33.59%) Active Directory
11 42 (32.06%) MS Exchange
12 40 (30.53%) VMware
13 38 (29.01%) MS Excel
14 37 (28.24%) CCNP
15 36 (27.48%) MS Office
16 29 (22.14%) Network Management
17 25 (19.08%) Telecoms
18 23 (17.56%) Juniper
18 23 (17.56%) Change Control
18 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (16.79%) Citrix
19 22 (16.79%) DNS
19 22 (16.79%) CCSA
19 22 (16.79%) IP Telephony
20 21 (16.03%) TCP/IP
20 21 (16.03%) Service Management
20 21 (16.03%) F5
21 20 (15.27%) DHCP
21 20 (15.27%) Linux
21 20 (15.27%) Release Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (32.06%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.63%) IIS
4 9 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.34%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.29%) Apache
10 2 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 38 (29.01%) MS Excel
2 36 (27.48%) MS Office
3 5 (3.82%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 129 (98.47%) WAN
2 85 (64.89%) Firewall
3 22 (16.79%) IP Telephony
3 22 (16.79%) DNS
4 21 (16.03%) TCP/IP
5 20 (15.27%) DHCP
6 19 (14.50%) Wireless
7 18 (13.74%) Network Security
7 18 (13.74%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (12.21%) MPLS
9 15 (11.45%) SAN
10 14 (10.69%) OSPF
10 14 (10.69%) BGP
10 14 (10.69%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (6.11%) SNMP
11 8 (6.11%) Internet
12 7 (5.34%) VLAN
12 7 (5.34%) Cisco IPT
12 7 (5.34%) PBX
12 7 (5.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.29%) MySQL
3 3 (2.29%) Ingres
4 2 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) WebLOAD
General
1 25 (19.08%) Telecoms
2 19 (14.50%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Retail
3 4 (3.05%) Marketing
4 3 (2.29%) Law
4 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.29%) Advertising
4 3 (2.29%) Electronics
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
5 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.66%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.98%) Security Engineer
3 14 (10.69%) Analyst
3 14 (10.69%) Consultant
4 13 (9.92%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (9.92%) Infrastructure Manager
5 12 (9.16%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.63%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Escalation Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Network Manager
7 9 (6.87%) Security Specialist
8 8 (6.11%) Administrator
8 8 (6.11%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Network Consultant
9 7 (5.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (5.34%) Network Specialist
9 7 (5.34%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (5.34%) IT Support
9 7 (5.34%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) Web Services
1 1 (0.76%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Firmware
2 7 (5.34%) Statistics
3 5 (3.82%) Clustering
4 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.29%) DTV
5 3 (2.29%) Social Media
6 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.76%) iPhone
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) AS400
7 1 (0.76%) iPad
7 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 75 (57.25%) Windows
2 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (15.27%) Linux
4 15 (11.45%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.63%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.82%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.82%) CentOS
8 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.05%) VMS
8 4 (3.05%) UNIX
9 3 (2.29%) OS/400
9 3 (2.29%) Solaris
10 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.53%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.76%) Android
11 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.98%) ITIL
2 29 (22.14%) Network Management
3 23 (17.56%) Change Control
4 21 (16.03%) Service Management
5 20 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (15.27%) Release Management
6 18 (13.74%) Service Delivery
7 17 (12.98%) Project Management
7 17 (12.98%) Network Design
8 16 (12.21%) PRINCE2
8 16 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (11.45%) Supplier Management
10 12 (9.16%) Load Balancing
11 8 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.34%) Business Continuity
12 7 (5.34%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.34%) Capacity Management
12 7 (5.34%) WAN Optimisation
12 7 (5.34%) Line Management
12 7 (5.34%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.34%) C
2 6 (4.58%) SQL
3 5 (3.82%) Ruby
4 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.05%) Perl
4 4 (3.05%) Python
5 3 (2.29%) VB
5 3 (2.29%) Java
6 1 (0.76%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 81 (61.83%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (38.93%) CCNA
3 37 (28.24%) CCNP
4 22 (16.79%) CCSA
5 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (12.21%) CCSE
7 15 (11.45%) JNCIS
7 15 (11.45%) Degree
7 15 (11.45%) MCSE
8 9 (6.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.58%) MCP
9 6 (4.58%) A+ Certification
10 5 (3.82%) MCSA
10 5 (3.82%) MCITP
10 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.05%) CCDP
11 4 (3.05%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.82%) COBIT
2 5 (3.82%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (33.59%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.69%) XenApp
4 13 (9.92%) vSphere
5 8 (6.11%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (4.58%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.82%) Foglight
4 4 (3.05%) SCCM
4 4 (3.05%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.29%) Puppet
6 2 (1.53%) SCOM
6 2 (1.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 94 (71.76%) Cisco
2 59 (45.04%) CheckPoint
3 50 (38.17%) Microsoft
4 40 (30.53%) VMware
5 23 (17.56%) Juniper
6 22 (16.79%) Citrix
7 21 (16.03%) F5
8 17 (12.98%) Websense
9 16 (12.21%) Blue Coat
10 14 (10.69%) BT
11 13 (9.92%) Riverbed
12 10 (7.63%) SolarWinds
13 9 (6.87%) Aruba
14 7 (5.34%) Lumension
14 7 (5.34%) Mitel
14 7 (5.34%) SonicWALL
14 7 (5.34%) McAfee
15 6 (4.58%) Veeam
16 5 (3.82%) Neolane
16 5 (3.82%) Red Hat
Dartford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dover, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago