The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 66 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -38
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 30 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.17% 3.00% 7.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.49% 14.56% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 87
Median salary £52,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £25,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £50,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,063 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +13.33%
WAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
214 206 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.88% 20.58% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 179 192 214
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £51,950
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WAN
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Kent region.

WAN Salary Trend in Kent

WAN
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Kent

WAN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Sittingbourne - 6 £23,500 -
West Malling - 5 £73,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +14 4 £32,500 +41.30%
Chatham -2 4 - -
Dartford -4 3 £60,000 +45.45% 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £52,500 -
Stansted - 1 £43,000 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 59 (93.65%) LAN
2 47 (74.60%) Cisco
3 35 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (47.62%) CCNA
4 30 (47.62%) Windows
5 27 (42.86%) Firewall
5 27 (42.86%) VMware
5 27 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 26 (41.27%) CheckPoint
7 21 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 20 (31.75%) CCNP
9 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
10 16 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (22.22%) Juniper
11 14 (22.22%) ITIL
11 14 (22.22%) MPLS
12 13 (20.63%) Wireless
12 13 (20.63%) Linux
12 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
12 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
12 13 (20.63%) CCDA
12 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (19.05%) VPN
13 12 (19.05%) MCSE
13 12 (19.05%) Finance
14 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
14 11 (17.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (17.46%) SAN
15 10 (15.87%) CCIE

WAN
Top Related 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 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (93.65%) LAN
2 27 (42.86%) Firewall
3 16 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (22.22%) MPLS
5 13 (20.63%) Wireless
6 12 (19.05%) VPN
7 11 (17.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (17.46%) SAN
8 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
9 9 (14.29%) DHCP
9 9 (14.29%) DNS
9 9 (14.29%) OSPF
10 7 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (11.11%) NetScreen
11 6 (9.52%) IPsec
11 6 (9.52%) IPv4
11 6 (9.52%) Network Security
12 5 (7.94%) SSL
13 4 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (6.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
2 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) IT Support
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Network Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Server Technician
7 4 (6.35%) Active Directory Support
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.35%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) iPad
3 4 (6.35%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.35%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.76%) iPhone
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 30 (47.62%) Windows
2 27 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.63%) Linux
4 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.52%) Android
6 6 (9.52%) Unix
7 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.17%) Solaris
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.59%) CentOS
10 1 (1.59%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) Network Design
2 7 (11.11%) SIEM
3 6 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (7.94%) Information Security
4 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.35%) Change Management
5 4 (6.35%) High Availability
5 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.76%) Data Security
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.76%) ITSM
6 3 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.76%) Release Management
6 3 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) Perl
2 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.17%) PHP
2 2 (3.17%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) Ruby
3 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (47.62%) CCNA
3 20 (31.75%) CCNP
4 13 (20.63%) CCDA
4 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (19.05%) MCSE
6 10 (15.87%) CCIE
7 9 (14.29%) CCDP
8 8 (12.70%) CCSE
9 7 (11.11%) A+ Certification
9 7 (11.11%) CCSA
9 7 (11.11%) MCP
10 6 (9.52%) CCSP
10 6 (9.52%) MCSA
11 4 (6.35%) MCITP
11 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
11 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
12 3 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (4.76%) JNCIA
12 3 (4.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SLA
2 6 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 27 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
3 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.76%) XenApp
5 2 (3.17%) vSphere
5 2 (3.17%) Xen
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) SCCM
3 3 (4.76%) MOM
3 3 (4.76%) SCOM
3 3 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.17%) Nessus
4 2 (3.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.17%) Nmap
5 1 (1.59%) Ansible
5 1 (1.59%) Nagios
5 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.59%) WSUS
5 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) Cisco
2 27 (42.86%) VMware
3 26 (41.27%) CheckPoint
4 14 (22.22%) Juniper
5 9 (14.29%) F5
5 9 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 8 (12.70%) Forcepoint
6 8 (12.70%) HP
7 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.35%) Citrix
9 4 (6.35%) Meraki
10 3 (4.76%) BMC
10 3 (4.76%) Remedy
11 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.17%) LogRhythm
11 2 (3.17%) Tripwire
12 1 (1.59%) AlienVault
12 1 (1.59%) Mitel
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago