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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 60 72 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Permanent jobs citing LAN 50 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.33% 2.58% 5.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.58% 15.27% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 36
Average salary £44,000 £33,635 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.81% -16.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £44,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
243 203 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.06% 16.87% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 220 190 168
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £56,500 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +17 16 £43,000 +27.84% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £21,000 -
Dartford -12 2 £43,625 +30.22%
Chatham - 2 £47,000 - 1
West Malling +3 1 £42,500 +60.37%
Tonbridge - 1 £77,500 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 99 (100.00%) WAN
2 67 (67.68%) Cisco
3 65 (65.66%) Windows
4 59 (59.60%) Firewall
5 53 (53.54%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (47.47%) Microsoft
7 39 (39.39%) VMware
8 37 (37.37%) CheckPoint
9 34 (34.34%) CCNP
10 33 (33.33%) ITIL
11 32 (32.32%) MS Office
11 32 (32.32%) CCNA
11 32 (32.32%) Active Directory
12 30 (30.30%) MS Excel
12 30 (30.30%) MS Exchange
13 24 (24.24%) Finance
14 23 (23.23%) Linux
14 23 (23.23%) DNS
15 22 (22.22%) Citrix
15 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (21.21%) TCP/IP
16 21 (21.21%) MPLS
17 20 (20.20%) DHCP
17 20 (20.20%) Windows 7
18 19 (19.19%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (18.18%) Juniper
20 17 (17.17%) IP Telephony
20 17 (17.17%) Cisco ASA
20 17 (17.17%) F5
21 16 (16.16%) Websense

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.01%) Lync
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (32.32%) MS Office
2 30 (30.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 99 (100.00%) WAN
2 59 (59.60%) Firewall
3 23 (23.23%) DNS
4 21 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 21 (21.21%) MPLS
5 20 (20.20%) DHCP
6 17 (17.17%) IP Telephony
6 17 (17.17%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (14.14%) Network Security
8 12 (12.12%) VPN
9 11 (11.11%) VoIP
9 11 (11.11%) VLAN
10 10 (10.10%) OSPF
10 10 (10.10%) BGP
11 9 (9.09%) Wireless
11 9 (9.09%) SAN
12 7 (7.07%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (7.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (7.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 6 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) AdminStudio
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Advertising
3 6 (6.06%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Retail
3 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.04%) Legal
5 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.03%) Electronics
5 3 (3.03%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.12%) Security Engineer
3 9 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (8.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (8.08%) Head of Infrastructure
5 7 (7.07%) Deployment Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Consultant
6 6 (6.06%) Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.05%) Escalation Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.04%) Junior
8 4 (4.04%) Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Network Support
9 3 (3.03%) Help Desk Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.01%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Open Source
2 5 (5.05%) Social Media
2 5 (5.05%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) DTV
5 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) NHS
5 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) iPhone
6 1 (1.01%) iPad
6 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.01%) AS400
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (65.66%) Windows
2 23 (23.23%) Linux
3 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (20.20%) Windows 7
5 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 7 (7.07%) UNIX
8 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.04%) VMS
10 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.02%) Solaris
12 1 (1.01%) Android
12 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.33%) ITIL
2 16 (16.16%) Service Management
3 15 (15.15%) Service Delivery
4 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (14.14%) Release Management
5 13 (13.13%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (10.10%) Line Management
7 9 (9.09%) Network Management
7 9 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 8 (8.08%) Network Design
8 8 (8.08%) Change Management
9 7 (7.07%) Migration
9 7 (7.07%) Capacity Management
10 6 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.06%) BCP
11 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.05%) DSDM
11 5 (5.05%) Security Management
11 5 (5.05%) Information Security
11 5 (5.05%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) VBScript
2 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.03%) C
4 2 (2.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (53.54%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (34.34%) CCNP
3 32 (32.32%) CCNA
4 19 (19.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (13.13%) CCSE
6 12 (12.12%) JNCIS
7 11 (11.11%) MCSE
8 7 (7.07%) Degree
9 6 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (5.05%) A+ Certification
10 5 (5.05%) MCP
10 5 (5.05%) CCSP
10 5 (5.05%) MCITP
11 4 (4.04%) CCDP
12 3 (3.03%) CCDA
12 3 (3.03%) MCSA
12 3 (3.03%) CCIE
12 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
2 5 (5.05%) COBIT
3 4 (4.04%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.02%) QA
5 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (32.32%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.14%) XenApp
3 12 (12.12%) XenDesktop
3 12 (12.12%) vSphere
3 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) SCCM
2 9 (9.09%) WSUS
3 5 (5.05%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.03%) SCOM
5 2 (2.02%) Foglight
Vendors
1 67 (67.68%) Cisco
2 47 (47.47%) Microsoft
3 39 (39.39%) VMware
4 37 (37.37%) CheckPoint
5 22 (22.22%) Citrix
6 18 (18.18%) Juniper
7 17 (17.17%) F5
8 16 (16.16%) Blue Coat
8 16 (16.16%) Websense
9 11 (11.11%) HP
10 10 (10.10%) SonicWALL
11 8 (8.08%) SolarWinds
11 8 (8.08%) McAfee
12 7 (7.07%) Aruba
12 7 (7.07%) Lumension
12 7 (7.07%) Wyse
13 5 (5.05%) Apple
14 4 (4.04%) Dell
15 3 (3.03%) SAP
16 2 (2.02%) Avaya
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