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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 59 80
Rank change year-on-year +27 +21  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 47 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.00% 2.74% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.15% 14.44% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 21
Median salary £38,750 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.87% -  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 130 180 209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.37% 18.99% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 113 143 199
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,613 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 13 £40,000 - 1
Sittingbourne -1 11 £22,500 -
West Malling - 5 £50,000 -
Dartford -1 4 £26,500 -55.83%
Tunbridge Wells +4 3 £32,500 +124.13%
Chatham +1 1 £60,000 +61.07% 1
Sevenoaks -3 1 £21,500 -23.21%
LAN
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 74 (96.10%) WAN
2 52 (67.53%) Cisco
3 50 (64.94%) Windows
4 42 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
6 37 (48.05%) Firewall
7 35 (45.45%) CheckPoint
8 34 (44.16%) Wireless
9 30 (38.96%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (36.36%) Active Directory
11 27 (35.06%) Network Security
12 24 (31.17%) F5
13 21 (27.27%) Data Centre
13 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (24.68%) Palo Alto
14 19 (24.68%) MPLS
14 19 (24.68%) MS Exchange
15 18 (23.38%) DHCP
15 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Office
15 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
15 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
16 17 (22.08%) DNS
17 16 (20.78%) SLA
17 16 (20.78%) MCSE
17 16 (20.78%) CCNA
18 15 (19.48%) Change Management
18 15 (19.48%) Fortinet
18 15 (19.48%) Cisco Nexus

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 19 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.39%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.90%) Confluence
7 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Office 365
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.19%) IaaS
4 2 (2.60%) PaaS
4 2 (2.60%) SaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (96.10%) WAN
2 37 (48.05%) Firewall
3 34 (44.16%) Wireless
4 27 (35.06%) Network Security
5 19 (24.68%) MPLS
6 18 (23.38%) DHCP
7 17 (22.08%) DNS
8 15 (19.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (16.88%) IPsec
9 13 (16.88%) VPN
10 12 (15.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 12 (15.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (12.99%) VoIP
12 9 (11.69%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (10.39%) 802.11
13 8 (10.39%) DPNSS
13 8 (10.39%) QSIG
13 8 (10.39%) SNMP
14 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
15 5 (6.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Cisco Engineer
2 22 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 18 (23.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (19.48%) IT Support
6 14 (18.18%) IT Engineer
6 14 (18.18%) Support Engineer
7 12 (15.58%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (14.29%) Security Engineer
9 10 (12.99%) Escalation Engineer
9 10 (12.99%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (11.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 9 (11.69%) Firewall Engineer
11 8 (10.39%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 8 (10.39%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (10.39%) Administrator
11 8 (10.39%) Cisco Design Engineer
12 6 (7.79%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (6.49%) iPhone
4 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 50 (64.94%) Windows
2 42 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
4 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.88%) Linux
6 12 (15.58%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.79%) Android
7 6 (7.79%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Change Management
2 14 (18.18%) ITIL
3 9 (11.69%) CRM
4 8 (10.39%) Network Design
4 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.39%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.49%) High Availability
5 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.49%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.49%) Security Patching
6 4 (5.19%) Break/Fix
6 4 (5.19%) Migration
6 4 (5.19%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (3.90%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (3.90%) Presales
7 3 (3.90%) PRINCE
7 3 (3.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
1 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
1 5 (6.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (20.78%) CCNA
3 16 (20.78%) MCSE
4 14 (18.18%) CCNP
5 11 (14.29%) MCP
6 10 (12.99%) MCSA
7 9 (11.69%) CCSE
8 6 (7.79%) A+ Certification
8 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
9 5 (6.49%) CCIE
9 5 (6.49%) CISA
9 5 (6.49%) CISM
9 5 (6.49%) CISSP
9 5 (6.49%) HNC
9 5 (6.49%) HND
9 5 (6.49%) MCSD
9 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
10 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (3.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) SLA
2 7 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
3 11 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.60%) vSphere
5 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 52 (67.53%) Cisco
2 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
3 35 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 24 (31.17%) F5
5 19 (24.68%) Palo Alto
6 15 (19.48%) Fortinet
7 14 (18.18%) Aruba
8 13 (16.88%) VMware
9 12 (15.58%) Blue Coat
10 10 (12.99%) Forcepoint
10 10 (12.99%) Juniper
11 9 (11.69%) Sourcefire
12 8 (10.39%) Avaya
12 8 (10.39%) Mitel
13 4 (5.19%) Apple
14 3 (3.90%) Brocade
14 3 (3.90%) Splunk
15 2 (2.60%) Dell
15 2 (2.60%) LogRhythm
15 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
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