Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 44 81
Rank change year-on-year +12 +37 +10
Permanent jobs citing LAN 80 85 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.97% 5.92% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.09% 33.20% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 72 69 49
Kent median annual salary £41,906 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £22,800 £21,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £72,050
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +4.65%

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 228 256 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.88% 17.83% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 208 215 389
Kent median annual salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,900 £55,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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
Dartford -2 17 £49,000 +84.91% 1
Maidstone 0 15 £33,500 -16.25% 4
Tunbridge Wells +15 10 £19,500 -40.00%
West Malling +5 7 £55,000 +15.79%
Stansted - 3 £38,000 -
Chatham +8 1 £40,000 -28.09% 1
Sittingbourne +1 1 £27,000 +20.00%
Tonbridge -6 1 £25,000 -64.29% 1
Canterbury - 1 £32,500 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 76 (95.00%) WAN
2 57 (71.25%) Cisco
3 50 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (57.50%) CCNA
5 41 (51.25%) WLAN
6 36 (45.00%) Blue Coat
6 36 (45.00%) F5
7 35 (43.75%) Load Balancing
8 34 (42.50%) VLAN
8 34 (42.50%) VPN
9 32 (40.00%) MPLS
9 32 (40.00%) Firewall
10 31 (38.75%) CCNP
10 31 (38.75%) SolarWinds
11 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (33.75%) Finance
13 25 (31.25%) Citrix
14 24 (30.00%) Windows
14 24 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
15 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
15 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
16 22 (27.50%) DMZ
16 22 (27.50%) CCIE
16 22 (27.50%) Forcepoint
16 22 (27.50%) Risk Management
16 22 (27.50%) Data Security
16 22 (27.50%) Service Management
16 22 (27.50%) Change Management
16 22 (27.50%) VPLS

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 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (21.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (95.00%) WAN
2 41 (51.25%) WLAN
3 34 (42.50%) VLAN
3 34 (42.50%) VPN
4 32 (40.00%) Firewall
4 32 (40.00%) MPLS
5 22 (27.50%) DMZ
5 22 (27.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (27.50%) NetScaler
5 22 (27.50%) VPLS
6 19 (23.75%) Wireless
7 13 (16.25%) Telepresence
8 10 (12.50%) IP Telephony
9 9 (11.25%) DHCP
9 9 (11.25%) DNS
9 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
10 6 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (5.00%) BGP
11 4 (5.00%) EIGRP
11 4 (5.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (57.50%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) IT Support
4 8 (10.00%) Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) IT Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (6.25%) IT Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Network Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Administrator
9 3 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.50%) COM
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Private Cloud
2 20 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.25%) Replication
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Windows
2 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (13.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Load Balancing
2 24 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 22 (27.50%) Change Management
3 22 (27.50%) Data Security
3 22 (27.50%) Kalman Filter
3 22 (27.50%) Network Architecture
3 22 (27.50%) Problem Management
3 22 (27.50%) Risk Management
3 22 (27.50%) Service Management
4 21 (26.25%) Network Design
5 14 (17.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 14 (17.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 11 (13.75%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (7.50%) ITIL
8 4 (5.00%) Migration
9 3 (3.75%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.50%) Process Improvement
10 2 (2.50%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (2.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) Perl
2 1 (1.25%) PHP
2 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.25%) Python
2 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (57.50%) CCNA
3 31 (38.75%) CCNP
4 22 (27.50%) CCIE
5 16 (20.00%) MCP
6 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (10.00%) A+ Certification
7 8 (10.00%) MCITP
8 7 (8.75%) MCSE
9 1 (1.25%) Degree
9 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) PMO
2 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.25%) ProxySG
4 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.50%) XenApp
6 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (71.25%) Cisco
2 36 (45.00%) Blue Coat
2 36 (45.00%) F5
3 31 (38.75%) SolarWinds
4 25 (31.25%) Citrix
5 22 (27.50%) Forcepoint
5 22 (27.50%) Zscaler
6 21 (26.25%) HP
7 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
8 16 (20.00%) Aruba
8 16 (20.00%) VMware
9 14 (17.50%) CheckPoint
10 9 (11.25%) Mitel
11 7 (8.75%) CommVault
12 6 (7.50%) Veeam
13 4 (5.00%) Meraki
14 2 (2.50%) Dell
14 2 (2.50%) NetApp
14 2 (2.50%) Nimsoft
15 1 (1.25%) Adobe