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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 43 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 56 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.57% 2.89% 3.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.73% 16.67% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 30
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 £33,100 £22,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,250 £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
236 186 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.48% 17.32% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 195 162 157
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +5 8 £43,000 +27.84%
Tunbridge Wells +29 4 £50,000 +122.22%
Dover - 4 £62,500 -
Dartford -8 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Chatham +2 1 £24,000 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 118 (99.16%) WAN
2 84 (70.59%) Cisco
3 79 (66.39%) Firewall
4 74 (62.18%) Windows
5 72 (60.50%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (45.38%) CheckPoint
6 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
7 47 (39.50%) ITIL
8 45 (37.82%) Active Directory
9 44 (36.97%) VMware
10 41 (34.45%) CCNA
11 39 (32.77%) MS Exchange
12 37 (31.09%) MS Excel
12 37 (31.09%) MS Office
13 36 (30.25%) CCNP
14 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (21.01%) Network Management
16 23 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (19.33%) Finance
17 22 (18.49%) Citrix
17 22 (18.49%) Linux
17 22 (18.49%) Juniper
18 21 (17.65%) DNS
18 21 (17.65%) Telecoms
18 21 (17.65%) IP Telephony
19 20 (16.81%) Service Management
19 20 (16.81%) F5
20 19 (15.97%) Change Control
20 19 (15.97%) DHCP
20 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 39 (32.77%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.40%) IIS
4 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.52%) Apache
8 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 37 (31.09%) MS Office
1 37 (31.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 118 (99.16%) WAN
2 79 (66.39%) Firewall
3 21 (17.65%) IP Telephony
3 21 (17.65%) DNS
4 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
4 19 (15.97%) DHCP
4 19 (15.97%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (13.45%) Network Security
6 15 (12.61%) SAN
7 14 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
7 14 (11.76%) Wireless
7 14 (11.76%) MPLS
8 12 (10.08%) OSPF
8 12 (10.08%) BGP
9 8 (6.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (6.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (6.72%) SNMP
10 7 (5.88%) Internet
10 7 (5.88%) VLAN
11 6 (5.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) MySQL
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.52%) Ingres
4 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) AdminStudio
2 3 (2.52%) WebLOAD
General
1 23 (19.33%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Retail
4 4 (3.36%) Marketing
5 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.52%) Advertising
5 3 (2.52%) Electronics
5 3 (2.52%) Law
6 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.49%) Network Engineer
2 19 (15.97%) Security Engineer
3 14 (11.76%) Consultant
4 12 (10.08%) Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (9.24%) Escalation Engineer
6 10 (8.40%) Support Analyst
6 10 (8.40%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (7.56%) Security Specialist
7 9 (7.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Administrator
8 8 (6.72%) Network Consultant
8 8 (6.72%) IT Support
8 8 (6.72%) Head of Infrastructure
9 7 (5.88%) Network Specialist
9 7 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (5.88%) Network Manager
9 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.20%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.84%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Statistics
2 4 (3.36%) Clustering
2 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.52%) Social Media
3 3 (2.52%) DTV
4 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.84%) iPad
5 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.84%) iPhone
5 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) AS400
5 1 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (62.18%) Windows
2 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (18.49%) Linux
4 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.40%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.20%) CentOS
8 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.36%) UNIX
8 4 (3.36%) VMS
9 3 (2.52%) OS/400
9 3 (2.52%) Solaris
9 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.84%) Android
11 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.50%) ITIL
2 25 (21.01%) Network Management
3 20 (16.81%) Service Management
4 19 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (15.97%) Release Management
4 19 (15.97%) Change Control
5 16 (13.45%) Service Delivery
6 14 (11.76%) Project Management
6 14 (11.76%) Network Design
6 14 (11.76%) Supplier Management
7 13 (10.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2
8 9 (7.56%) Change Management
9 8 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.72%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.72%) Coaching
10 7 (5.88%) Line Management
10 7 (5.88%) Capacity Management
10 7 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
10 7 (5.88%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.08%) SQL
2 9 (7.56%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.88%) C
4 6 (5.04%) VBScript
5 5 (4.20%) Ruby
6 4 (3.36%) Perl
6 4 (3.36%) Python
7 3 (2.52%) VB
7 3 (2.52%) Java
8 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (60.50%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (34.45%) CCNA
3 36 (30.25%) CCNP
4 18 (15.13%) CCSA
4 18 (15.13%) CCSE
5 17 (14.29%) JNCIS
6 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (9.24%) MCSE
7 11 (9.24%) Degree
8 7 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.36%) MCSA
9 4 (3.36%) CCDP
10 3 (2.52%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.52%) CCIE
10 3 (2.52%) CCSP
10 3 (2.52%) MCP
10 3 (2.52%) CCDA
11 2 (1.68%) MCITP
11 2 (1.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.20%) COBIT
2 5 (4.20%) QA
2 5 (4.20%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (37.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.29%) XenApp
4 16 (13.45%) Firmware
4 16 (13.45%) vSphere
5 11 (9.24%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) SCCM
2 6 (5.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (4.20%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.20%) WSUS
4 4 (3.36%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.52%) Foglight
5 3 (2.52%) Puppet
6 2 (1.68%) Nagios
7 1 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (70.59%) Cisco
2 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
2 54 (45.38%) CheckPoint
3 44 (36.97%) VMware
4 22 (18.49%) Citrix
4 22 (18.49%) Juniper
5 20 (16.81%) F5
6 18 (15.13%) Websense
7 17 (14.29%) Blue Coat
8 11 (9.24%) Riverbed
8 11 (9.24%) BT
9 10 (8.40%) Aruba
10 8 (6.72%) SolarWinds
10 8 (6.72%) Lumension
10 8 (6.72%) SonicWALL
10 8 (6.72%) McAfee
11 7 (5.88%) Mitel
12 6 (5.04%) Wyse
13 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
13 5 (4.20%) HP
Dartford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: 14 days ago