Period
to 17 November 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 38 88
Rank change year-on-year 0 +50 -32
Permanent jobs citing LAN 79 98 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.97% 5.73% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.86% 23.84% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 68 74 56
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £43,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.79% +19.44% -24.21%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,925 £22,063
90th Percentile £62,875 £73,750 £58,125
South East median annual salary £39,500 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -10.23% - +3.53%

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 256 411 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.35% 24.05% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 209 361 374
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,009
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.14% -15.27%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 -11 20 £26,500 -53.91%
Maidstone +45 19 £42,500 -19.05%
Sittingbourne +5 14 £22,500 -
Sevenoaks +4 4 £22,000 -12.00%
Chatham +2 4 £44,750 +22.60%
West Malling - 2 £48,750 -
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 72 (91.14%) WAN
2 54 (68.35%) Windows
3 51 (64.56%) Windows Server
4 43 (54.43%) Cisco
5 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
6 35 (44.30%) Active Directory
7 29 (36.71%) Firewall
7 29 (36.71%) VMware
8 28 (35.44%) DNS
8 28 (35.44%) DHCP
9 25 (31.65%) Hyper-V
10 22 (27.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
11 21 (26.58%) MPLS
11 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (25.32%) CheckPoint
13 19 (24.05%) ITIL
14 18 (22.78%) VPN
15 15 (18.99%) Wireless
16 14 (17.72%) MCSA
16 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (16.46%) MCSE
17 13 (16.46%) Office 365
18 12 (15.19%) Aruba
18 12 (15.19%) SCCM
18 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
19 11 (13.92%) 802.11
19 11 (13.92%) DPNSS
19 11 (13.92%) WLAN

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 21 (26.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (10.13%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Office 365
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.86%) IaaS
4 2 (2.53%) PaaS
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (91.14%) WAN
2 29 (36.71%) Firewall
3 28 (35.44%) DHCP
3 28 (35.44%) DNS
4 21 (26.58%) MPLS
5 18 (22.78%) VPN
6 15 (18.99%) Wireless
7 11 (13.92%) 802.11
7 11 (13.92%) DPNSS
7 11 (13.92%) IPsec
7 11 (13.92%) QSIG
7 11 (13.92%) SNMP
7 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
7 11 (13.92%) WLAN
8 10 (12.66%) SAN
8 10 (12.66%) Telepresence
8 10 (12.66%) VLAN
9 9 (11.39%) Internet
10 8 (10.13%) VoIP
11 7 (8.86%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 7 (8.86%) Advertising
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Support Engineer
2 21 (26.58%) Network Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) IT Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) IT Support
4 14 (17.72%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (16.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (16.46%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (12.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (12.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (11.39%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 9 (11.39%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (10.13%) Field Engineer
10 7 (8.86%) Analyst
11 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (7.59%) Administrator
11 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (7.59%) Network Administrator
12 5 (6.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) WSH
3 1 (1.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (68.35%) Windows
2 51 (64.56%) Windows Server
3 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.13%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.53%) Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) ITIL
2 9 (11.39%) Patch Management
2 9 (11.39%) Project Management
3 7 (8.86%) Presales
4 6 (7.59%) Capacity Management
4 6 (7.59%) High Availability
4 6 (7.59%) Information Security
5 5 (6.33%) Change Control
5 5 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (6.33%) PRINCE
5 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.06%) Network Management
6 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.80%) Change Management
7 3 (3.80%) Data Security
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.80%) Service Management
8 2 (2.53%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.53%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.59%) SQL
3 5 (6.33%) Python
4 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) MCSA
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.46%) MCSE
3 11 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (11.39%) CCNA
5 5 (6.33%) MCP
6 4 (5.06%) MCSD
7 3 (3.80%) CISA
7 3 (3.80%) CISM
7 3 (3.80%) CISSP
7 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.53%) CCIE
8 2 (2.53%) HNC
8 2 (2.53%) HND
8 2 (2.53%) MCITP
8 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) CCDA
9 1 (1.27%) CCNP
9 1 (1.27%) MCTS
9 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (44.30%) Active Directory
2 25 (31.65%) Hyper-V
3 22 (27.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (13.92%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (12.66%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) SCCM
2 4 (5.06%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (54.43%) Cisco
2 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
3 29 (36.71%) VMware
4 20 (25.32%) CheckPoint
5 12 (15.19%) Aruba
6 11 (13.92%) Blue Coat
7 10 (12.66%) HP
7 10 (12.66%) ProCurve
7 10 (12.66%) Riverbed
8 9 (11.39%) Palo Alto
9 8 (10.13%) F5
10 7 (8.86%) Citrix
11 5 (6.33%) Fortinet
12 4 (5.06%) Avaya
12 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.80%) Juniper
13 3 (3.80%) Mitel
14 2 (2.53%) Adobe
14 2 (2.53%) Dell
14 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com