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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 44 52 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.43% 4.54% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.41% 22.51% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 44 50 23
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £24,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
239 231 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.04% 20.16% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 212 216 162
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 February 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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 18 £47,250 +35.00%
Dartford -13 3 £37,500 +41.50% 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £43,250 -
Chatham - 1 £70,000 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 90 (80.36%) LAN
2 80 (71.43%) Cisco
3 67 (59.82%) Firewall
4 62 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (50.00%) Windows
6 51 (45.54%) CheckPoint
7 42 (37.50%) CCNA
7 42 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 42 (37.50%) VMware
8 37 (33.04%) CCNP
9 36 (32.14%) DNS
10 35 (31.25%) MPLS
11 33 (29.46%) DHCP
12 31 (27.68%) Active Directory
13 30 (26.79%) Linux
14 29 (25.89%) Finance
15 28 (25.00%) MS Office
16 26 (23.21%) Citrix
17 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
18 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
18 24 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
19 22 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (19.64%) Juniper
19 22 (19.64%) Network Monitoring
20 20 (17.86%) ITIL
20 20 (17.86%) VLAN
20 20 (17.86%) SCCM
21 18 (16.07%) Windows 7
21 18 (16.07%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (16.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.57%) IIS
5 3 (2.68%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (25.00%) MS Office
2 24 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (80.36%) LAN
2 67 (59.82%) Firewall
3 36 (32.14%) DNS
4 35 (31.25%) MPLS
5 33 (29.46%) DHCP
6 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
7 24 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (17.86%) VLAN
9 17 (15.18%) VPN
10 15 (13.39%) Network Security
11 13 (11.61%) VoIP
12 12 (10.71%) Wireless
13 11 (9.82%) OSPF
13 11 (9.82%) BGP
14 9 (8.04%) IP Telephony
14 9 (8.04%) SAN
15 8 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 7 (6.25%) Internet
17 6 (5.36%) IPsec
17 6 (5.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) AdminStudio
General
1 29 (25.89%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Advertising
3 6 (5.36%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 4 (3.57%) Legal
5 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Local Government
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 17 (15.18%) Deployment Engineer
3 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (8.93%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.14%) Architect
4 8 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.36%) Analyst
6 6 (5.36%) Consultant
6 6 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (4.46%) Network Support
7 5 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Junior
8 4 (3.57%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) IT Security Specialist
8 4 (3.57%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.68%) Web Services
3 2 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.89%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Open Source
2 6 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.46%) Social Media
4 4 (3.57%) AS400
5 2 (1.79%) NHS
5 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.89%) DTV
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.00%) Windows
2 30 (26.79%) Linux
3 22 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (16.07%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.04%) UNIX
7 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.79%) Solaris
11 1 (0.89%) VMS
11 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.64%) Network Monitoring
2 20 (17.86%) ITIL
3 15 (13.39%) Migration
4 12 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 11 (9.82%) Change Management
6 10 (8.93%) Service Management
7 9 (8.04%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.04%) Information Security
8 8 (7.14%) Data Security
9 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.25%) Network Management
10 6 (5.36%) SIEM
10 6 (5.36%) BCP
10 6 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.36%) Release Management
11 5 (4.46%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (4.46%) Supplier Management
11 5 (4.46%) DSDM
11 5 (4.46%) WAN Optimisation
11 5 (4.46%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.50%) SQL
2 9 (8.04%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.14%) VBScript
4 2 (1.79%) C
4 2 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 62 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (37.50%) CCNA
3 37 (33.04%) CCNP
4 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (12.50%) MCSE
6 8 (7.14%) CCSE
6 8 (7.14%) JNCIS
6 8 (7.14%) CISSP
7 5 (4.46%) MCITP
7 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.46%) CISM
7 5 (4.46%) A+ Certification
7 5 (4.46%) MCP
8 4 (3.57%) CCSP
9 3 (2.68%) MCSA
9 3 (2.68%) CCDP
9 3 (2.68%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.68%) Degree
9 3 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.79%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) PCI DSS
2 8 (7.14%) SLA
3 6 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.89%) COBIT
4 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 31 (27.68%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.82%) XenApp
3 11 (9.82%) vSphere
4 9 (8.04%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (17.86%) SCCM
2 9 (8.04%) WSUS
3 3 (2.68%) SCOM
4 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.89%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.89%) OpenView
5 1 (0.89%) Foglight
Vendors
1 80 (71.43%) Cisco
2 51 (45.54%) CheckPoint
3 42 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 42 (37.50%) VMware
4 26 (23.21%) Citrix
5 22 (19.64%) Juniper
6 18 (16.07%) F5
7 15 (13.39%) HP
8 10 (8.93%) Blue Coat
8 10 (8.93%) Websense
9 8 (7.14%) SonicWALL
9 8 (7.14%) Aruba
10 7 (6.25%) SolarWinds
10 7 (6.25%) Wyse
10 7 (6.25%) Avaya
11 5 (4.46%) McAfee
11 5 (4.46%) Apple
11 5 (4.46%) BT
12 4 (3.57%) Polycom
12 4 (3.57%) Riverbed
Dartford
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