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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 79 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 23 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.12% 4.64% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.79% 20.52% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 34
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £28,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
195 229 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.97% 22.63% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 182 186 200
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Maidstone +6 6 £40,000 +40.35%
Dartford -4 1 £22,500 -40.00%
Tunbridge Wells -28 1 £13,750 -72.50%
Chatham - 1 £52,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £52,500 - 1
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 46 (92.00%) WAN
2 37 (74.00%) Cisco
3 31 (62.00%) Firewall
4 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (42.00%) DNS
5 21 (42.00%) CheckPoint
6 19 (38.00%) CCNA
6 19 (38.00%) DHCP
7 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
8 15 (30.00%) Windows
8 15 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (28.00%) HP
10 13 (26.00%) CCNP
11 12 (24.00%) Linux
11 12 (24.00%) MPLS
11 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
11 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
12 11 (22.00%) VoIP
12 11 (22.00%) VMware
13 9 (18.00%) CCSA
13 9 (18.00%) Finance
13 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (16.00%) Citrix
14 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
14 8 (16.00%) Migration
14 8 (16.00%) VLAN
14 8 (16.00%) Open Source
15 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (14.00%) Structured Cabling

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (92.00%) WAN
2 31 (62.00%) Firewall
3 21 (42.00%) DNS
4 19 (38.00%) DHCP
5 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (24.00%) MPLS
7 11 (22.00%) VoIP
8 8 (16.00%) VLAN
9 7 (14.00%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (10.00%) Unified Communications
11 5 (10.00%) Network Security
11 5 (10.00%) Wireless
12 4 (8.00%) BGP
12 4 (8.00%) IPv6
12 4 (8.00%) SAN
12 4 (8.00%) Internet
13 3 (6.00%) VPN
13 3 (6.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) NOC Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Network Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Network Support
6 4 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Network Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (16.00%) Migration
2 8 (16.00%) Open Source
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) SIEM
5 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.00%) Information Security
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.00%) Network Design
6 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.00%) Server Hardening
6 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.00%) Network Management
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.00%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) VBScript
1 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (38.00%) CCNA
3 13 (26.00%) CCNP
4 9 (18.00%) CCSA
4 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (12.00%) MCSA
6 5 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.00%) CCSE
7 4 (8.00%) CCDA
8 3 (6.00%) MCP
8 3 (6.00%) MCSE
8 3 (6.00%) MCITP
9 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.00%) CISSP
9 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (4.00%) MCTS
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.00%) CISM
10 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
1 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) vSphere
3 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (6.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) Nessus
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Cisco
2 21 (42.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (28.00%) HP
4 11 (22.00%) VMware
5 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.00%) Citrix
7 4 (8.00%) Juniper
7 4 (8.00%) Websense
7 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.00%) F5
7 4 (8.00%) Splunk
8 3 (6.00%) LogRhythm
8 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.00%) LANDesk
9 2 (4.00%) Avaya
10 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.00%) McAfee
10 1 (2.00%) Mitel
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