Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 32 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 +47
Permanent jobs citing LAN 60 93 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.71% 7.09% 4.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.93% 35.91% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 51 77 57
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.79% +7.50%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% -15.56% +5.88%

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 194 259 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.46% 19.76% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 176 208 356
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +11.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £19,875 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -1 16 £49,000 +84.91% 1
Maidstone -12 15 £33,500 -16.25% 4
Tunbridge Wells +13 8 £30,250 -6.92%
West Malling -4 3 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Tonbridge - 3 £20,500 -
Sittingbourne 0 1 £27,000 +20.00% 2
Chatham 0 1 £40,000 -21.95%
Sevenoaks -1 1 £31,000 +40.91%
Canterbury - 1 £32,500 -
Stansted - 1 £42,500 - 2
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 55 (91.67%) WAN
2 38 (63.33%) Cisco
3 29 (48.33%) Firewall
4 25 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (36.67%) WLAN
5 22 (36.67%) Windows
5 22 (36.67%) Network Design
6 21 (35.00%) CCNA
6 21 (35.00%) Data Centre
6 21 (35.00%) Windows Server
7 19 (31.67%) Active Directory
7 19 (31.67%) VPN
8 18 (30.00%) HP
8 18 (30.00%) Blue Coat
8 18 (30.00%) Load Balancing
8 18 (30.00%) F5
9 17 (28.33%) Office 365
9 17 (28.33%) VLAN
9 17 (28.33%) Wireless
10 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (25.00%) Aruba
10 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (21.67%) Telepresence
11 13 (21.67%) CCNP
11 13 (21.67%) CheckPoint
11 13 (21.67%) ProxySG
12 12 (20.00%) VMware
12 12 (20.00%) MPLS
12 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (18.33%) Network Monitoring

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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.33%) Office 365
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 55 (91.67%) WAN
2 29 (48.33%) Firewall
3 22 (36.67%) WLAN
4 19 (31.67%) VPN
5 17 (28.33%) VLAN
5 17 (28.33%) Wireless
6 13 (21.67%) Telepresence
7 12 (20.00%) MPLS
8 10 (16.67%) IP Telephony
9 7 (11.67%) DHCP
9 7 (11.67%) DNS
9 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (8.33%) DMZ
11 5 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (8.33%) NetScaler
11 5 (8.33%) VPLS
12 4 (6.67%) BGP
12 4 (6.67%) EIGRP
12 4 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Billing
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 16 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) IT Support
3 9 (15.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) IT Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Network Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.33%) COM
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 5 (8.33%) Replication
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Network Design
2 18 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (18.33%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.33%) Change Management
5 5 (8.33%) Data Security
5 5 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.33%) Service Management
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL
7 3 (5.00%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (3.33%) Operations Management
8 2 (3.33%) Security Patching
8 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Perl
2 1 (1.67%) PHP
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) Python
2 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (35.00%) CCNA
3 13 (21.67%) CCNP
4 11 (18.33%) MCP
5 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.33%) A+ Certification
6 5 (8.33%) CCIE
6 5 (8.33%) MCSE
7 3 (5.00%) MCITP
8 1 (1.67%) Degree
8 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) PMO
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.67%) ProxySG
3 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (11.67%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) Cisco
2 18 (30.00%) Blue Coat
2 18 (30.00%) F5
2 18 (30.00%) HP
3 15 (25.00%) Aruba
3 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.67%) CheckPoint
5 12 (20.00%) VMware
6 10 (16.67%) Mitel
7 9 (15.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (10.00%) Veeam
9 5 (8.33%) Citrix
9 5 (8.33%) Forcepoint
9 5 (8.33%) Zscaler
10 4 (6.67%) CommVault
10 4 (6.67%) Meraki
11 1 (1.67%) Adobe
11 1 (1.67%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.67%) Riverbed