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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 42 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 57 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.60% 3.12% 4.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.75% 18.23% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 52 33 31
Average salary £50,000 £33,635 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.65% -15.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
240 203 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.58% 17.10% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 205 177 170
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £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 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 22 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 +10 10 £43,000 +27.84%
Tunbridge Wells +30 4 £50,000 +122.22%
Dover -3 4 £62,500 +171.73%
Chatham +8 1 £24,000 -
West Malling - 1 £42,500 - 2
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 114 (99.13%) WAN
2 77 (66.96%) Windows
3 76 (66.09%) Cisco
4 72 (62.61%) Firewall
5 65 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (52.17%) Microsoft
7 47 (40.87%) CheckPoint
8 46 (40.00%) VMware
9 43 (37.39%) Active Directory
10 41 (35.65%) MS Office
11 39 (33.91%) ITIL
11 39 (33.91%) CCNP
12 38 (33.04%) MS Excel
12 38 (33.04%) MS Exchange
13 35 (30.43%) CCNA
14 30 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (21.74%) DNS
16 24 (20.87%) Linux
17 23 (20.00%) DHCP
17 23 (20.00%) Juniper
17 23 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (20.00%) Finance
18 22 (19.13%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (19.13%) Citrix
18 22 (19.13%) Windows 7
19 20 (17.39%) F5
19 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
20 19 (16.52%) Blue Coat
20 19 (16.52%) CCSE
20 19 (16.52%) IP Telephony

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 38 (33.04%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.70%) IIS
4 9 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.61%) Apache
7 3 (2.61%) JBoss
7 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.87%) CMS
9 1 (0.87%) Lync
Applications
1 41 (35.65%) MS Office
2 38 (33.04%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.48%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 114 (99.13%) WAN
2 72 (62.61%) Firewall
3 25 (21.74%) DNS
4 23 (20.00%) DHCP
5 22 (19.13%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 19 (16.52%) IP Telephony
8 17 (14.78%) Network Security
9 15 (13.04%) MPLS
10 14 (12.17%) SAN
10 14 (12.17%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (10.43%) Wireless
12 11 (9.57%) OSPF
12 11 (9.57%) BGP
13 10 (8.70%) VLAN
14 9 (7.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (7.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 8 (6.96%) VPN
15 8 (6.96%) SNMP
16 7 (6.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) MySQL
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.61%) Ingres
4 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) AdminStudio
2 3 (2.61%) WebLOAD
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 15 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.96%) Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Advertising
4 4 (3.48%) Retail
4 4 (3.48%) Marketing
5 3 (2.61%) Electronics
5 3 (2.61%) Law
5 3 (2.61%) Legal
5 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (17.39%) Security Engineer
2 19 (16.52%) Network Engineer
3 15 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (10.43%) Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) Consultant
5 11 (9.57%) Escalation Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Security Specialist
8 8 (6.96%) Head of Infrastructure
8 8 (6.96%) IT Support
8 8 (6.96%) Administrator
8 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (6.09%) Network Specialist
9 7 (6.09%) Network Security Specialist
9 7 (6.09%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (6.09%) Network Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.87%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Statistics
2 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.61%) Clustering
3 3 (2.61%) DTV
3 3 (2.61%) Social Media
4 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.87%) iPhone
5 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.87%) Replication
5 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) AS400
5 1 (0.87%) iPad
5 1 (0.87%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 77 (66.96%) Windows
2 30 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (20.87%) Linux
4 22 (19.13%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.43%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.35%) CentOS
8 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.48%) VMS
8 4 (3.48%) UNIX
8 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.61%) Solaris
9 3 (2.61%) OS/400
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.87%) Android
11 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.91%) ITIL
2 18 (15.65%) Service Management
3 17 (14.78%) Release Management
3 17 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.04%) Network Management
5 14 (12.17%) Service Delivery
6 12 (10.43%) Supplier Management
6 12 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (9.57%) Change Control
8 10 (8.70%) Change Management
8 10 (8.70%) Network Design
9 9 (7.83%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.09%) Load Balancing
11 7 (6.09%) Risk Management
11 7 (6.09%) Project Management
11 7 (6.09%) WAN Optimisation
11 7 (6.09%) Capacity Management
11 7 (6.09%) Line Management
12 6 (5.22%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.43%) SQL
2 10 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.09%) VBScript
3 7 (6.09%) C
4 5 (4.35%) Ruby
5 4 (3.48%) Perl
5 4 (3.48%) Python
6 3 (2.61%) Java
6 3 (2.61%) VB
7 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (33.91%) CCNP
3 35 (30.43%) CCNA
4 19 (16.52%) CCSE
5 18 (15.65%) JNCIS
6 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (8.70%) CCSA
8 9 (7.83%) Degree
8 9 (7.83%) MCSE
9 6 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.48%) CCDP
10 4 (3.48%) CCSP
11 3 (2.61%) MCP
11 3 (2.61%) CCIE
11 3 (2.61%) CISSP
11 3 (2.61%) CCDA
11 3 (2.61%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.74%) MCSA
12 2 (1.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.22%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.35%) COBIT
4 4 (3.48%) SLA
4 4 (3.48%) QA
5 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (37.39%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.78%) XenApp
4 16 (13.91%) vSphere
5 12 (10.43%) XenDesktop
6 9 (7.83%) Firmware
7 6 (5.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.61%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) SCCM
2 6 (5.22%) WSUS
3 5 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.61%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.61%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.61%) Puppet
5 2 (1.74%) Nagios
5 2 (1.74%) Foglight
Vendors
1 76 (66.09%) Cisco
2 60 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 47 (40.87%) CheckPoint
4 46 (40.00%) VMware
5 23 (20.00%) Juniper
6 22 (19.13%) Citrix
7 20 (17.39%) F5
8 19 (16.52%) Blue Coat
8 19 (16.52%) Websense
9 11 (9.57%) Aruba
10 10 (8.70%) McAfee
10 10 (8.70%) Riverbed
11 9 (7.83%) SonicWALL
11 9 (7.83%) Lumension
12 7 (6.09%) SolarWinds
12 7 (6.09%) Mitel
12 7 (6.09%) Wyse
12 7 (6.09%) HP
13 6 (5.22%) Apple
14 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
West Malling, Kent
Capita
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 21000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 days ago