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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 68 46
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 63 30 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.06% 2.68% 5.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.24% 14.56% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 49 27 61
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,800 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
184 206 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.53% 18.39% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 156 184 238
Median salary £43,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £57,500
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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Dartford +15 30 £57,500 +27.77%
Sittingbourne - 3 £23,250 -
West Malling +5 2 £67,500 +17.39%
Chatham -3 2 £29,500 -54.61%
Sevenoaks +5 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Faversham - 1 £35,000 -
Rochester - 1 - -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 103 (89.57%) LAN
2 77 (66.96%) Cisco
3 76 (66.09%) Firewall
4 59 (51.30%) Microsoft
5 58 (50.43%) VMware
6 54 (46.96%) CheckPoint
7 52 (45.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (40.00%) Windows
9 44 (38.26%) DHCP
10 43 (37.39%) DNS
11 40 (34.78%) IP Telephony
12 39 (33.91%) Mitel
12 39 (33.91%) Wireless
13 38 (33.04%) MPLS
14 35 (30.43%) IPsec
15 34 (29.57%) Active Directory
15 34 (29.57%) Network Design
15 34 (29.57%) Windows Server
16 33 (28.70%) MS Excel
16 33 (28.70%) SNMP
17 32 (27.83%) Cisco Certification
18 26 (22.61%) CCNA
18 26 (22.61%) HP
18 26 (22.61%) WLAN
19 25 (21.74%) SAN
20 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (20.87%) Network Security
21 23 (20.00%) Hyper-V
21 23 (20.00%) VPN
22 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server

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 14 (12.17%) IIS
1 14 (12.17%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.57%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (28.70%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.30%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 103 (89.57%) LAN
2 76 (66.09%) Firewall
3 44 (38.26%) DHCP
4 43 (37.39%) DNS
5 40 (34.78%) IP Telephony
6 39 (33.91%) Wireless
7 38 (33.04%) MPLS
8 35 (30.43%) IPsec
9 33 (28.70%) SNMP
10 26 (22.61%) WLAN
11 25 (21.74%) SAN
12 24 (20.87%) Network Security
13 23 (20.00%) VPN
14 21 (18.26%) 802.11
14 21 (18.26%) DPNSS
14 21 (18.26%) QSIG
15 15 (13.04%) OSPF
16 14 (12.17%) Cisco IPT
16 14 (12.17%) SSL
16 14 (12.17%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
General
1 3 (2.61%) Finance
1 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.74%) Advertising
3 1 (0.87%) Automotive
3 1 (0.87%) Banking
3 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (40.87%) Network Engineer
2 22 (19.13%) Security Engineer
3 21 (18.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (16.52%) Network Support
5 16 (13.91%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (13.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (13.91%) Support Engineer
6 15 (13.04%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 13 (11.30%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 11 (9.57%) IT Support
9 9 (7.83%) Consultant
9 9 (7.83%) IT Manager
9 9 (7.83%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (6.09%) Active Directory Support
10 7 (6.09%) Analyst
10 7 (6.09%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) IT Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.26%) 802.1X
2 14 (12.17%) .NET
3 5 (4.35%) REST
3 5 (4.35%) SOAP
3 5 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (0.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.74%) iPad
5 2 (1.74%) Shadow IT
6 1 (0.87%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.00%) Windows
2 34 (29.57%) Windows Server
3 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (14.78%) Windows 7
5 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.09%) Apple iOS
8 6 (5.22%) Android
8 6 (5.22%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.61%) Linux
9 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.74%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.57%) Network Design
2 15 (13.04%) ITIL
3 12 (10.43%) GAP Analysis
3 12 (10.43%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.83%) B2B
6 8 (6.96%) Information Security
6 8 (6.96%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (6.09%) SIEM
8 5 (4.35%) Change Control
8 5 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.35%) Security Operations
9 4 (3.48%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (3.48%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.61%) Change Management
10 3 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.61%) Service Management
11 2 (1.74%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 32 (27.83%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (22.61%) CCNA
3 21 (18.26%) CCNP
4 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (10.43%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (10.43%) MCSA
6 10 (8.70%) MCSE
7 7 (6.09%) MCITP
8 5 (4.35%) CISSP
8 5 (4.35%) MCTS
9 4 (3.48%) Degree
9 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.74%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.74%) CCDA
10 2 (1.74%) CCDP
10 2 (1.74%) CCIE
10 2 (1.74%) CCSE
10 2 (1.74%) CCSP
10 2 (1.74%) MCP
10 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (45.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (29.57%) Active Directory
3 23 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 22 (19.13%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (5.22%) vSphere
6 4 (3.48%) XenApp
7 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) Nessus
1 4 (3.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (3.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (66.96%) Cisco
2 59 (51.30%) Microsoft
3 58 (50.43%) VMware
4 54 (46.96%) CheckPoint
5 39 (33.91%) Mitel
6 26 (22.61%) HP
7 15 (13.04%) F5
7 15 (13.04%) Riverbed
8 14 (12.17%) Siemens
9 12 (10.43%) Brocade
10 8 (6.96%) Citrix
11 6 (5.22%) Dell
11 6 (5.22%) Meraki
11 6 (5.22%) Nortel
12 5 (4.35%) Apple
12 5 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (4.35%) LogRhythm
13 3 (2.61%) Juniper
14 2 (1.74%) Adobe
14 2 (1.74%) NetApp
Westerham, Kent
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