The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
South East / Kent
Rank 56 80 65
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 30 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.78% 2.39% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 10.84% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 35
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 249 235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.11% 22.00% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 91 219 207
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -10.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Kent

LAN
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for LAN in Kent

LAN
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Kent over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Kent

LAN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -1 9 £40,000 -23.80%
Dartford - 8 - -
Tunbridge Wells +17 3 £32,500 -
Chatham -1 2 - -
Sittingbourne +2 1 - -
West Malling -1 1 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Tonbridge - 1 £70,000 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for LAN.

1 84 (100.00%) WAN
2 58 (69.05%) Cisco
3 54 (64.29%) Firewall
4 51 (60.71%) CheckPoint
5 50 (59.52%) Microsoft
6 42 (50.00%) Wireless
6 42 (50.00%) VMware
6 42 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (41.67%) DHCP
8 33 (39.29%) Mitel
8 33 (39.29%) Windows
9 30 (35.71%) DNS
10 29 (34.52%) IP Telephony
10 29 (34.52%) Network Design
11 28 (33.33%) SNMP
12 27 (32.14%) Network Security
13 26 (30.95%) IPsec
14 25 (29.76%) Cisco Certification
14 25 (29.76%) F5
15 23 (27.38%) Windows Server
15 23 (27.38%) WLAN
16 22 (26.19%) MS Excel
16 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
16 22 (26.19%) Hyper-V
17 21 (25.00%) Data Centre
18 19 (22.62%) HP
19 18 (21.43%) CCNP
19 18 (21.43%) MS Office
20 17 (20.24%) ITIL
20 17 (20.24%) CCNA

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.29%) IIS
1 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.95%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 18 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.48%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 84 (100.00%) WAN
2 54 (64.29%) Firewall
3 42 (50.00%) Wireless
4 35 (41.67%) DHCP
5 30 (35.71%) DNS
6 29 (34.52%) IP Telephony
7 28 (33.33%) SNMP
8 27 (32.14%) Network Security
9 26 (30.95%) IPsec
10 23 (27.38%) WLAN
11 17 (20.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 17 (20.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 16 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (19.05%) MPLS
13 15 (17.86%) 802.11
13 15 (17.86%) DPNSS
13 15 (17.86%) QSIG
13 15 (17.86%) SAN
14 13 (15.48%) VPN
15 12 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (40.48%) Network Engineer
2 20 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Security Engineer
4 17 (20.24%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 15 (17.86%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 14 (16.67%) IT Support
7 12 (14.29%) Network Support
8 10 (11.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (11.90%) Support Engineer
9 9 (10.71%) Analyst
9 9 (10.71%) Support Analyst
10 8 (9.52%) Escalation Engineer
11 7 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
11 7 (8.33%) IT Analyst
11 7 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (7.14%) IT Manager
13 5 (5.95%) Desktop Support
13 5 (5.95%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) 802.1X
2 12 (14.29%) .NET
3 5 (5.95%) REST
3 5 (5.95%) SOAP
3 5 (5.95%) Web Services
4 1 (1.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.76%) iPhone
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.19%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.29%) Windows
2 23 (27.38%) Windows Server
3 17 (20.24%) Windows 7
4 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.71%) Android
5 9 (10.71%) Linux
5 9 (10.71%) Windows XP
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Network Design
2 17 (20.24%) ITIL
3 15 (17.86%) Translating Business Requirements
4 11 (13.10%) GAP Analysis
4 11 (13.10%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (8.33%) Change Control
5 7 (8.33%) Change Management
5 7 (8.33%) CRM
6 5 (5.95%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.57%) Migration
8 3 (3.57%) Presales
8 3 (3.57%) PRINCE
8 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.57%) Server Building
8 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.38%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (2.38%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (21.43%) CCNP
3 17 (20.24%) CCNA
4 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (10.71%) MCSE
7 8 (9.52%) Degree
8 7 (8.33%) MCITP
8 7 (8.33%) MCSA
9 6 (7.14%) CCSE
9 6 (7.14%) MCP
10 5 (5.95%) A+ Certification
10 5 (5.95%) MCTS
11 1 (1.19%) CCIE
11 1 (1.19%) HNC
11 1 (1.19%) HND
11 1 (1.19%) MCSD
11 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) PCI DSS
2 9 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 22 (26.19%) Hyper-V
3 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 12 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (69.05%) Cisco
2 51 (60.71%) CheckPoint
3 50 (59.52%) Microsoft
4 42 (50.00%) VMware
5 33 (39.29%) Mitel
6 25 (29.76%) F5
7 19 (22.62%) HP
8 13 (15.48%) Riverbed
9 12 (14.29%) Siemens
10 11 (13.10%) Brocade
10 11 (13.10%) Palo Alto
11 10 (11.90%) Blue Coat
11 10 (11.90%) Fortinet
12 8 (9.52%) Aruba
12 8 (9.52%) Forcepoint
13 7 (8.33%) Apple
14 6 (7.14%) Dell
14 6 (7.14%) Nortel
14 6 (7.14%) Sourcefire
15 5 (5.95%) Barracuda Networks
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