The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 43 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 43 75 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.53% 6.18% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.70% 30.74% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 43 72 17
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,150 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
230 244 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.21% 20.12% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 202 222 175
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Kent

WAN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +27 12 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Dartford -1 3 £37,500 +41.50% 1
Chatham - 2 £45,000 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £43,250 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 80 (80.81%) LAN
2 72 (72.73%) Cisco
3 65 (65.66%) Firewall
4 56 (56.57%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (52.53%) CheckPoint
6 48 (48.48%) CCNA
7 43 (43.43%) DNS
8 41 (41.41%) DHCP
9 40 (40.40%) MPLS
10 38 (38.38%) Windows
11 37 (37.37%) Linux
12 36 (36.36%) CCNP
13 32 (32.32%) VMware
14 30 (30.30%) Microsoft
15 29 (29.29%) Network Monitoring
16 28 (28.28%) VLAN
17 23 (23.23%) Open Source
17 23 (23.23%) TCP/IP
17 23 (23.23%) Migration
18 22 (22.22%) Active Directory
19 19 (19.19%) Citrix
19 19 (19.19%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (19.19%) Cisco ASA
20 18 (18.18%) Juniper
20 18 (18.18%) MS Office
20 18 (18.18%) Finance
21 16 (16.16%) HP
21 16 (16.16%) VPN
22 15 (15.15%) SCCM
23 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.04%) IIS
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (18.18%) MS Office
2 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (80.81%) LAN
2 65 (65.66%) Firewall
3 43 (43.43%) DNS
4 41 (41.41%) DHCP
5 40 (40.40%) MPLS
6 28 (28.28%) VLAN
7 23 (23.23%) TCP/IP
8 19 (19.19%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (16.16%) VPN
10 13 (13.13%) Network Security
11 10 (10.10%) OSPF
11 10 (10.10%) BGP
11 10 (10.10%) VoIP
12 8 (8.08%) Wireless
13 7 (7.07%) SAN
14 6 (6.06%) IPsec
14 6 (6.06%) Structured Cabling
15 5 (5.05%) Unified Communications
15 5 (5.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 5 (5.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) AdminStudio
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Advertising
3 4 (4.04%) Legal
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (50.51%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.19%) Deployment Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Consultant
4 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Network Consultant
6 7 (7.07%) NOC Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Cisco Consultant
6 7 (7.07%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.06%) Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Network Support
8 5 (5.05%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Web Services
1 3 (3.03%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Open Source
2 5 (5.05%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.03%) AS400
4 2 (2.02%) Social Media
4 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.02%) NHS
4 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.38%) Windows
2 37 (37.37%) Linux
3 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.13%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.06%) UNIX
6 6 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) Network Monitoring
2 23 (23.23%) Migration
3 10 (10.10%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.08%) Change Management
5 7 (7.07%) SIEM
6 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.06%) Data Security
6 6 (6.06%) Information Security
6 6 (6.06%) ITIL
7 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.05%) Network Management
7 5 (5.05%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (4.04%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (4.04%) BCP
9 3 (3.03%) Security Management
9 3 (3.03%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.03%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.03%) Line Management
9 3 (3.03%) Coaching
9 3 (3.03%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) SQL
2 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.05%) VBScript
4 2 (2.02%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (56.57%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (48.48%) CCNA
3 36 (36.36%) CCNP
4 19 (19.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (13.13%) MCSE
6 8 (8.08%) CISSP
7 6 (6.06%) CCSE
8 5 (5.05%) CISM
9 4 (4.04%) A+ Certification
9 4 (4.04%) MCP
9 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.04%) JNCIS
9 4 (4.04%) MCITP
10 3 (3.03%) CCSP
10 3 (3.03%) MCSA
11 2 (2.02%) CCIE
11 2 (2.02%) CCIP
11 2 (2.02%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.02%) CCSA
12 1 (1.01%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) SLA
2 9 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 22 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) XenApp
3 7 (7.07%) vSphere
4 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.04%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.01%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (15.15%) SCCM
2 6 (6.06%) WSUS
3 3 (3.03%) SCOM
3 3 (3.03%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.01%) OpenView
Vendors
1 72 (72.73%) Cisco
2 52 (52.53%) CheckPoint
3 32 (32.32%) VMware
4 30 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 19 (19.19%) Citrix
6 18 (18.18%) Juniper
7 16 (16.16%) HP
8 11 (11.11%) F5
9 8 (8.08%) Websense
10 7 (7.07%) Blue Coat
10 7 (7.07%) SonicWALL
11 6 (6.06%) Splunk
11 6 (6.06%) Aruba
12 5 (5.05%) Avaya
13 4 (4.04%) Dell
13 4 (4.04%) BT
13 4 (4.04%) McAfee
13 4 (4.04%) Apple
14 3 (3.03%) Wyse
14 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
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