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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 19 41 20
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -21
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.56% 4.35% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 52.63% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 1
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
28 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 31.11% 8.26% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 15
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Maidstone

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (100.00%) WAN
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) DNS
2 16 (80.00%) DHCP
2 16 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (70.00%) Firewall
5 13 (65.00%) Linux
6 12 (60.00%) CCNP
6 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (55.00%) CCNA
7 11 (55.00%) Migration
7 11 (55.00%) MPLS
7 11 (55.00%) VLAN
7 11 (55.00%) Open Source
8 5 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
8 5 (25.00%) HP
8 5 (25.00%) VoIP
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) Juniper
9 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
9 4 (20.00%) F5
9 4 (20.00%) SonicWALL
9 4 (20.00%) Network Security
9 4 (20.00%) Websense
10 3 (15.00%) Network Management
10 3 (15.00%) LANDesk

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (80.00%) DHCP
2 16 (80.00%) DNS
3 14 (70.00%) Firewall
4 11 (55.00%) VLAN
4 11 (55.00%) MPLS
5 5 (25.00%) VoIP
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 5 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (5.00%) RIP
7 1 (5.00%) OSPF
7 1 (5.00%) BGP
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Escalation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Open Source
2 5 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (55.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CCNP
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCSE
3 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (5.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Juniper
4 4 (20.00%) Websense
4 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 4 (20.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Lumension
6 1 (5.00%) Aruba