Period
to 17 February 2019

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 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 56 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 +28
Permanent jobs citing LAN 33 60 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.80% 4.74% 5.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.57% 24.19% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32 55 56
Kent median annual salary £37,250 £46,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.02% +6.98% -1.15%
10th Percentile £20,750 £27,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,950 £71,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - -1.16% -4.44%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 140 248 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.13% 19.57% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 125 208 243
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.17% +4.38% +8.11%
10th Percentile £22,850 £21,250 £25,150
90th Percentile £54,050 £64,125 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.95%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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 6 months to 17 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham +3 6 £52,500 +25.75% 1
Dartford +9 5 £37,500 -18.48% 2
Sevenoaks -1 4 £25,000 +11.11%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £37,500 -
West Malling +8 3 £21,500 -49.41%
Sittingbourne -2 2 £29,000 +28.89% 1
Tonbridge - 2 £20,500 -
Rochester - 2 £47,500 - 1
Whitstable - 1 £31,500 - 2
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for LAN.

1 27 (81.82%) WAN
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) Cisco
6 11 (33.33%) Office 365
7 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
8 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (24.24%) Firewall
10 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (18.18%) Wireless
11 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
11 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 6 (18.18%) VMware
12 5 (15.15%) Project Management
12 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
13 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
13 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
13 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
13 4 (12.12%) VPN
13 4 (12.12%) SLA
14 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
14 3 (9.09%) Advertising
14 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS

LAN
Co-occurring 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Office 365
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) WAN
2 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 8 (24.24%) Firewall
4 6 (18.18%) Wireless
5 4 (12.12%) VPN
6 3 (9.09%) DHCP
6 3 (9.09%) DNS
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.06%) Internet
7 2 (6.06%) MPLS
7 2 (6.06%) SAN
7 2 (6.06%) Skype
7 2 (6.06%) VLAN
7 2 (6.06%) VoIP
7 2 (6.06%) WLAN
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.03%) NAS
8 1 (3.03%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) IT Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) PMI
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
4 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.03%) Android
8 1 (3.03%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Project Management
2 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Line Management
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) Logistics
5 1 (3.03%) Network Design
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.06%) MCP
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.03%) HNC
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) Avaya
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) Veeam