The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 13 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 14.44% 5.22% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 66.67% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 1
Average salary £47,500 £23,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+106.52% -45.23%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
LAN
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 43.33% 7.83% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 12
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

LAN
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Maidstone region.

LAN Salary Trend in Maidstone

LAN
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Maidstone

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 25 (100.00%) WAN
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (76.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (68.00%) Firewall
3 17 (68.00%) CCNP
3 17 (68.00%) Linux
4 16 (64.00%) DHCP
4 16 (64.00%) DNS
4 16 (64.00%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (52.00%) CCNA
6 12 (48.00%) MPLS
7 11 (44.00%) Migration
7 11 (44.00%) VLAN
7 11 (44.00%) Open Source
8 8 (32.00%) Blue Coat
8 8 (32.00%) Juniper
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
9 7 (28.00%) Websense
9 7 (28.00%) SonicWALL
9 7 (28.00%) Network Security
9 7 (28.00%) F5
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (20.00%) HP
11 5 (20.00%) MS Office
11 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 5 (20.00%) VoIP
11 5 (20.00%) McAfee

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) WAN
2 17 (68.00%) Firewall
3 16 (64.00%) DHCP
3 16 (64.00%) DNS
4 12 (48.00%) MPLS
5 11 (44.00%) VLAN
6 7 (28.00%) Network Security
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 5 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (20.00%) VoIP
7 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (4.00%) RIP
9 1 (4.00%) OSPF
9 1 (4.00%) BGP
General
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (44.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Network Management
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (68.00%) CCNP
2 13 (52.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) CCSP
3 4 (16.00%) CCSE
3 4 (16.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (76.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (32.00%) Juniper
3 8 (32.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (28.00%) Websense
4 7 (28.00%) SonicWALL
4 7 (28.00%) F5
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) HP
6 5 (20.00%) McAfee
7 4 (16.00%) Lumension
7 4 (16.00%) Aruba
8 3 (12.00%) LANDesk