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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 20 39 16
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Permanent jobs citing LAN 14 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 9.15% 1.75% 6.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.45% 18.18% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 4
Average salary £43,000 £33,635 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.84% -17.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £33,635 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £33,635 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
55 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 35.95% 9.65% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 51 18 28
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 17 December 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Maidstone

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 21 (100.00%) WAN
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) CheckPoint
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (61.90%) CCNP
4 13 (61.90%) Juniper
4 13 (61.90%) Firewall
5 12 (57.14%) Windows
5 12 (57.14%) Linux
5 12 (57.14%) Blue Coat
6 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (52.38%) Websense
6 11 (52.38%) Network Security
6 11 (52.38%) F5
7 10 (47.62%) SonicWALL
8 9 (42.86%) MS Office
8 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
8 9 (42.86%) CCSE
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
9 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
9 8 (38.10%) McAfee
9 8 (38.10%) JNCIS
10 7 (33.33%) CCNA
10 7 (33.33%) Aruba
10 7 (33.33%) Lumension
10 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (28.57%) DHCP
11 6 (28.57%) DNS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) Network Security
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) DHCP
7 5 (23.81%) MPLS
8 3 (14.29%) OSPF
8 3 (14.29%) BGP
8 3 (14.29%) RIP
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (14.29%) VoIP
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (14.29%) VLAN
8 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
8 3 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (4.76%) Internet
9 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Security Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Support
5 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
1 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Network Design
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) CCNP
3 9 (42.86%) CCSE
4 8 (38.10%) JNCIS
5 7 (33.33%) CCNA
6 5 (23.81%) CCSP
7 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) CCSA
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) CheckPoint
3 13 (61.90%) Juniper
4 12 (57.14%) Blue Coat
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (52.38%) Websense
5 11 (52.38%) F5
6 10 (47.62%) SonicWALL
7 8 (38.10%) McAfee
8 7 (33.33%) Aruba
8 7 (33.33%) Lumension
9 3 (14.29%) HP
10 1 (4.76%) LANDesk