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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 63 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 37 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.38% 2.88% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.16% 12.88% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 32
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £24,969 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
229 233 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.89% 22.40% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 199 212 199
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Tunbridge Wells +6 9 £27,000 -64.00%
Dartford +7 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Maidstone -2 4 £53,750 +13.15% 1
West Malling - 4 £52,500 -
Chatham -6 3 £67,500 -3.57%
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £24,500 -
Whitstable - 1 - -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 59 (77.63%) WAN
2 51 (67.11%) Cisco
3 40 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (50.00%) Windows
5 37 (48.68%) CCNA
6 35 (46.05%) Windows Server
7 28 (36.84%) VMware
8 26 (34.21%) Firewall
9 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
9 25 (32.89%) Data Centre
10 21 (27.63%) CheckPoint
10 21 (27.63%) MS Exchange
10 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
10 21 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
11 20 (26.32%) ITIL
12 18 (23.68%) VoIP
13 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
13 17 (22.37%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (21.05%) Wireshark
14 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (21.05%) Service Management
15 15 (19.74%) Wireless
16 14 (18.42%) Finance
16 14 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (18.42%) Telepresence
17 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2013
17 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (27.63%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.32%) CMS
7 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) Office 365
2 4 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.63%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.32%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.32%) PaaS
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (77.63%) WAN
2 26 (34.21%) Firewall
3 18 (23.68%) VoIP
4 17 (22.37%) Cisco IOS
5 16 (21.05%) Wireshark
6 15 (19.74%) Wireless
7 14 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (18.42%) Telepresence
8 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 12 (15.79%) VPN
9 11 (14.47%) SAN
10 10 (13.16%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (13.16%) NetScreen
11 7 (9.21%) Network Security
12 5 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (6.58%) MPLS
12 5 (6.58%) OSPF
13 4 (5.26%) DHCP
13 4 (5.26%) DNS
14 3 (3.95%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) IT Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) IT Support
4 10 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (9.21%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.89%) Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) IT Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (7.89%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (7.89%) IT Manager
7 6 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Active Directory Support
8 5 (6.58%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) Dojo
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 8 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.58%) iPhone
3 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.63%) iPad
4 2 (2.63%) NHS
4 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.32%) IVR
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 35 (46.05%) Windows Server
3 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.84%) Android
6 8 (10.53%) Linux
6 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 7 (9.21%) Unix
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) ITIL
2 16 (21.05%) Service Management
3 7 (9.21%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
3 7 (9.21%) SIEM
4 6 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (7.89%) Information Security
4 6 (7.89%) Migration
4 6 (7.89%) Release Management
5 5 (6.58%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.26%) Data Security
6 4 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.26%) Security Management
7 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.95%) ITIL V2
7 3 (3.95%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) SQL
1 2 (2.63%) VBScript
2 1 (1.32%) C#
2 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (48.68%) CCNA
3 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
4 13 (17.11%) MCSE
4 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (15.79%) MCP
6 11 (14.47%) CCNP
7 9 (11.84%) A+ Certification
8 8 (10.53%) CCIE
9 7 (9.21%) MCITP
10 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.26%) CCDA
11 4 (5.26%) Degree
11 4 (5.26%) MCSA
12 3 (3.95%) CCDP
12 3 (3.95%) CCENT
12 3 (3.95%) CCSA
12 3 (3.95%) CCSE
12 3 (3.95%) MCTS
13 2 (2.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.58%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.95%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) vSphere
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) Nessus
2 2 (2.63%) Nmap
3 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.32%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 51 (67.11%) Cisco
2 28 (36.84%) VMware
3 21 (27.63%) CheckPoint
4 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.11%) Juniper
6 8 (10.53%) Forcepoint
7 7 (9.21%) HP
8 6 (7.89%) Citrix
8 6 (7.89%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.26%) Avaya
9 4 (5.26%) F5
10 3 (3.95%) LogRhythm
11 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.63%) Splunk
11 2 (2.63%) Tripwire
12 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.32%) Infor
12 1 (1.32%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
South East, Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + bonus + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidstone
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Sevenoaks
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago