Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 42 74
Rank change year-on-year -9 +32 -9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 56 100 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.35% 6.15% 3.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.88% 28.33% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48 69 72
Kent median annual salary £44,250 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.91% +7.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,175 £25,075
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £41,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.65% -4.44% +12.50%

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 256 353 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.91% 21.72% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 204 291 362
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,009
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.14% -15.27%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Maidstone +43 16 £42,500 - 1
Dartford -17 9 - - 2
Sittingbourne +9 5 £22,500 -
Chatham +4 3 £43,500 +47.46%
Sevenoaks +1 3 £22,500 +2.27%
West Malling - 2 £42,500 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 51 (91.07%) WAN
2 31 (55.36%) Cisco
2 31 (55.36%) Windows
3 28 (50.00%) VMware
3 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 22 (39.29%) Firewall
5 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
6 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (32.14%) CheckPoint
8 17 (30.36%) DNS
8 17 (30.36%) DHCP
8 17 (30.36%) Hyper-V
9 14 (25.00%) MPLS
10 13 (23.21%) WLAN
10 13 (23.21%) VPN
10 13 (23.21%) Wireless
11 12 (21.43%) Blue Coat
11 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (19.64%) ITIL
12 11 (19.64%) Citrix
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (17.86%) Aruba
14 9 (16.07%) Riverbed
14 9 (16.07%) ProCurve
14 9 (16.07%) F5
14 9 (16.07%) Telepresence
14 9 (16.07%) 802.1X
14 9 (16.07%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (16.07%) ProxySG

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 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.93%) Office 365
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (91.07%) WAN
2 22 (39.29%) Firewall
3 17 (30.36%) DHCP
3 17 (30.36%) DNS
4 14 (25.00%) MPLS
5 13 (23.21%) VPN
5 13 (23.21%) Wireless
5 13 (23.21%) WLAN
6 9 (16.07%) 802.11
6 9 (16.07%) DPNSS
6 9 (16.07%) Internet
6 9 (16.07%) IPsec
6 9 (16.07%) QSIG
6 9 (16.07%) SNMP
6 9 (16.07%) Telepresence
7 7 (12.50%) SAN
8 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
9 5 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (7.14%) VLAN
10 4 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.50%) Advertising
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) IT Support
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Firewall Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) IT Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) IT Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) IT Security Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Network Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Security Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.79%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.57%) Unix
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Presales
3 6 (10.71%) Capacity Management
3 6 (10.71%) Change Management
4 5 (8.93%) Change Control
4 5 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (8.93%) Information Security
4 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
4 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.93%) Project Management
4 5 (8.93%) Service Management
5 4 (7.14%) Data Security
5 4 (7.14%) High Availability
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.57%) DevOps
7 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.93%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) CCNA
3 6 (10.71%) MCSA
4 5 (8.93%) MCP
4 5 (8.93%) MCSE
5 4 (7.14%) CCNP
6 3 (5.36%) CCIE
7 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.57%) Degree
7 2 (3.57%) MCDST
7 2 (3.57%) MCSD
7 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) CISA
8 1 (1.79%) CISM
8 1 (1.79%) CISSP
8 1 (1.79%) HNC
8 1 (1.79%) HND
8 1 (1.79%) MCITP
8 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
1 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (30.36%) Hyper-V
3 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 9 (16.07%) ProxySG
3 9 (16.07%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) vCenter Server
2 3 (5.36%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Cisco
2 28 (50.00%) VMware
3 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 18 (32.14%) CheckPoint
5 12 (21.43%) Blue Coat
6 11 (19.64%) Citrix
7 10 (17.86%) Aruba
8 9 (16.07%) F5
8 9 (16.07%) HP
8 9 (16.07%) ProCurve
8 9 (16.07%) Riverbed
9 7 (12.50%) Palo Alto
9 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds
10 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
11 3 (5.36%) Apple
11 3 (5.36%) Forcepoint
12 2 (3.57%) Avaya
12 2 (3.57%) Juniper
12 2 (3.57%) Mitel
12 2 (3.57%) SAP