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

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 45 79
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 55 83 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.55% 5.17% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.11% 30.40% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 56 56 66
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.53% -7.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 238 273 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.67% 17.02% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 211 209 393
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -10.00%
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,650 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £42,714 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +0.50% -1.73% +4.22%

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 April 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 April 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
Tunbridge Wells +2 8 £19,500 -40.00% 2
West Malling -10 6 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Sittingbourne +8 3 £22,500 -43.75%
Dartford -15 2 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Stansted - 2 £37,000 -
Chatham +15 1 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Canterbury - 1 £32,500 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 54 (98.18%) WAN
2 42 (76.36%) Cisco
3 39 (70.91%) CCNA
3 39 (70.91%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (54.55%) Citrix
4 30 (54.55%) SolarWinds
5 28 (50.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (50.91%) MPLS
6 27 (49.09%) Finance
7 26 (47.27%) WLAN
7 26 (47.27%) F5
8 24 (43.64%) CCNP
9 23 (41.82%) Change Management
9 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (41.82%) VPLS
9 23 (41.82%) Blue Coat
9 23 (41.82%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (40.00%) VLAN
10 22 (40.00%) Load Balancing
10 22 (40.00%) VPN
11 21 (38.18%) CCIE
11 21 (38.18%) Windows
11 21 (38.18%) Service Management
11 21 (38.18%) Data Security
11 21 (38.18%) DMZ
11 21 (38.18%) Forcepoint
11 21 (38.18%) Problem Management
11 21 (38.18%) Intrusion Detection
11 21 (38.18%) Risk Management
11 21 (38.18%) Network Architecture

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 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (41.82%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (98.18%) WAN
2 28 (50.91%) MPLS
3 26 (47.27%) WLAN
4 23 (41.82%) VPLS
5 22 (40.00%) VLAN
5 22 (40.00%) VPN
6 21 (38.18%) DMZ
6 21 (38.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (38.18%) NetScaler
7 12 (21.82%) Firewall
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (9.09%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (9.09%) DHCP
8 5 (9.09%) DNS
9 4 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (7.27%) Wireless
10 3 (5.45%) SAN
11 2 (3.64%) Internet
11 2 (3.64%) Intranet
11 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
General
1 27 (49.09%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) IT Support
3 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) IT Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Firewall Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Server Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.64%) Linux
8 2 (3.64%) Unix
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Capacity Planning
1 23 (41.82%) Change Management
2 22 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 21 (38.18%) Data Security
3 21 (38.18%) Kalman Filter
3 21 (38.18%) Network Architecture
3 21 (38.18%) Problem Management
3 21 (38.18%) Risk Management
3 21 (38.18%) Service Management
4 15 (27.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 15 (27.27%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 10 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 3 (5.45%) BCP
7 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security
7 3 (5.45%) Migration
7 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.64%) Python
1 2 (3.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (70.91%) CCNA
1 39 (70.91%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (43.64%) CCNP
3 21 (38.18%) CCIE
4 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (21.82%) MCP
6 8 (14.55%) MCITP
7 7 (12.73%) A+ Certification
8 6 (10.91%) MCSE
9 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.64%) Degree
9 2 (3.64%) MCDST
10 1 (1.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (32.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (5.45%) XenApp
5 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) vCenter Server
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (76.36%) Cisco
2 30 (54.55%) Citrix
2 30 (54.55%) SolarWinds
3 26 (47.27%) F5
4 23 (41.82%) Blue Coat
5 21 (38.18%) Forcepoint
5 21 (38.18%) Zscaler
6 14 (25.45%) VMware
7 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
8 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.09%) HP
10 4 (7.27%) CommVault
11 3 (5.45%) Apple
11 3 (5.45%) Dell
11 3 (5.45%) Fortinet
11 3 (5.45%) Meraki
11 3 (5.45%) NetApp
11 3 (5.45%) Nimsoft
11 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
12 2 (3.64%) Aruba