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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 77 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 20 57 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.82% 5.15% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.70% 24.68% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 46 29
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £34,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £57,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
187 231 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.02% 20.87% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 177 196 217
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £58,250
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 July 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 July 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 -3 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Tonbridge -2 3 £26,000 -38.82%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £20,500 -
Chatham - 1 £52,500 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (96.43%) WAN
2 40 (71.43%) Cisco
3 38 (67.86%) Firewall
4 28 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 26 (46.43%) DNS
6 24 (42.86%) DHCP
6 24 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
9 19 (33.93%) CCNA
9 19 (33.93%) Windows
10 17 (30.36%) Linux
11 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
11 16 (28.57%) HP
11 16 (28.57%) CCNP
11 16 (28.57%) VMware
12 15 (26.79%) MPLS
12 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
13 13 (23.21%) Open Source
13 13 (23.21%) Migration
13 13 (23.21%) VLAN
14 10 (17.86%) Finance
14 10 (17.86%) Advertising
14 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (16.07%) Citrix
15 9 (16.07%) CCSA
15 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
16 8 (14.29%) vSphere
16 8 (14.29%) Splunk

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
1 1 (1.79%) PaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (96.43%) WAN
2 38 (67.86%) Firewall
3 26 (46.43%) DNS
4 24 (42.86%) DHCP
4 24 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 15 (26.79%) MPLS
6 13 (23.21%) VLAN
7 8 (14.29%) Network Security
7 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (14.29%) VoIP
8 7 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (8.93%) Unified Communications
9 5 (8.93%) SAN
10 4 (7.14%) IPv6
10 4 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
11 3 (5.36%) Internet
11 3 (5.36%) Wireless
12 2 (3.57%) BGP
12 2 (3.57%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
1 10 (17.86%) Advertising
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Network Support
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (7.14%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (23.21%) Migration
2 13 (23.21%) Open Source
3 8 (14.29%) SIEM
4 6 (10.71%) ITIL
5 5 (8.93%) Data Security
5 5 (8.93%) Information Security
5 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Security Management
6 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.36%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (5.36%) Server Hardening
7 3 (5.36%) Change Management
7 3 (5.36%) Network Management
8 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.57%) Network Design
8 2 (3.57%) CRM
8 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.93%) CCNA
3 16 (28.57%) CCNP
4 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (16.07%) CCSA
5 7 (12.50%) CISSP
6 6 (10.71%) MCSA
7 5 (8.93%) CISM
7 5 (8.93%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (7.14%) CCSE
8 4 (7.14%) CCDA
9 3 (5.36%) MCSE
10 2 (3.57%) MCP
10 2 (3.57%) HNC
10 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.57%) MCITP
10 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.50%) SLA
3 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) vSphere
3 5 (8.93%) XenApp
4 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) HP SIM
3 4 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Cisco
2 28 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (28.57%) VMware
3 16 (28.57%) HP
4 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.07%) Citrix
6 8 (14.29%) Splunk
7 4 (7.14%) LogRhythm
7 4 (7.14%) Websense
7 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.36%) F5
8 3 (5.36%) LANDesk
8 3 (5.36%) Juniper
9 2 (3.57%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.79%) Mitel
10 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent County Council
Posted: 14 days ago