Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 39 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +50
Permanent jobs citing LAN 43 79 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.40% 5.96% 5.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.04% 30.74% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 68 74
Kent median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -12.79% +19.44%
10th Percentile £22,175 £21,250 £21,925
90th Percentile £50,875 £62,875 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% -10.23% -

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 159 257 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.26% 19.40% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 141 210 354
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% +2.75%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%

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 November 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 17 November 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 15 £41,750 +57.55% 1
Maidstone -16 10 £32,500 -23.53%
Chatham +1 2 £41,250 -7.82%
Rochester - 2 £47,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £20,500 -
West Malling +4 1 £37,000 -24.10%
Sittingbourne -1 1 £27,000 +20.00%
Sevenoaks -3 1 £31,000 +40.91%
Stansted - 1 £42,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £28,000 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 38 (88.37%) WAN
2 27 (62.79%) Firewall
3 25 (58.14%) Cisco
4 17 (39.53%) Network Design
4 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
5 16 (37.21%) HP
6 14 (32.56%) WLAN
6 14 (32.56%) Windows
7 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
7 13 (30.23%) CheckPoint
7 13 (30.23%) Aruba
7 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
8 12 (27.91%) F5
8 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
8 12 (27.91%) Wireless
8 12 (27.91%) VPN
9 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
9 11 (25.58%) Blue Coat
9 11 (25.58%) ProxySG
9 11 (25.58%) Telepresence
10 10 (23.26%) Mitel
10 10 (23.26%) IP Telephony
10 10 (23.26%) VLAN
10 10 (23.26%) CCNA
10 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
11 9 (20.93%) Office 365
11 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (16.28%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Office 365
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (88.37%) WAN
2 27 (62.79%) Firewall
3 14 (32.56%) WLAN
4 12 (27.91%) VPN
4 12 (27.91%) Wireless
5 11 (25.58%) Telepresence
6 10 (23.26%) IP Telephony
6 10 (23.26%) VLAN
7 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.30%) DHCP
8 4 (9.30%) DNS
9 3 (6.98%) NAS
10 2 (4.65%) 802.11
10 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.65%) MPLS
10 2 (4.65%) Network Security
10 2 (4.65%) SAN
11 1 (2.33%) Internet
11 1 (2.33%) IPsec
11 1 (2.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Network Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Wireless Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) IT Support
7 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Support
8 2 (4.65%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Software Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.65%) COM
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Network Design
2 11 (25.58%) Load Balancing
3 7 (16.28%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL
6 2 (4.65%) Security Patching
6 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.33%) CRM
7 1 (2.33%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps
7 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.33%) Line Management
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CCNA
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.95%) MCP
3 4 (9.30%) CCNP
4 3 (6.98%) MCSE
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) ProxySG
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (11.63%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) HP
3 13 (30.23%) Aruba
3 13 (30.23%) CheckPoint
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) F5
5 11 (25.58%) Blue Coat
6 10 (23.26%) Mitel
7 6 (13.95%) VMware
8 5 (11.63%) Veeam
9 2 (4.65%) CommVault
10 1 (2.33%) Adobe
10 1 (2.33%) Google
10 1 (2.33%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.33%) Riverbed