The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 39 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 13 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.22% 1.22% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 61.90% 6.67% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 1
Average salary £25,000 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.89% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 8.43% 18.29% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 20
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
Kent

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 18 April 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Maidstone

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) WAN
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) CCNA
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (37.50%) Websense
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Sun
4 6 (37.50%) PBX
4 6 (37.50%) SLA
4 6 (37.50%) CCSA
4 6 (37.50%) F5
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 6 (37.50%) JNCIA
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) PBX
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Network Support Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (37.50%) Service Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Network Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Network Support
3 6 (37.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (6.25%) ETL
2 1 (6.25%) Security Management
2 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Logistics
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNA
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCSA
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) JNCIA
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Juniper
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (37.50%) Websense
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Sun
2 6 (37.50%) F5
2 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat