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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 76 35
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -41
Permanent jobs citing WAN 57 28 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.90% 2.27% 6.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.65% 13.59% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 40
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,294 £23,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
241 206 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.70% 16.72% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 220 192 166
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +24 16 £42,000 -1.17% 1
Tunbridge Wells +8 6 £21,000 -6.66%
West Malling 0 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Dartford - 2 £43,625 - 2
Chatham - 1 £24,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £77,500 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 99 (83.90%) LAN
2 84 (71.19%) Cisco
3 76 (64.41%) Firewall
4 69 (58.47%) Windows
5 67 (56.78%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (43.22%) Microsoft
7 48 (40.68%) CheckPoint
8 46 (38.98%) CCNP
9 40 (33.90%) VMware
10 36 (30.51%) Active Directory
11 34 (28.81%) Finance
11 34 (28.81%) ITIL
12 33 (27.97%) CCNA
12 33 (27.97%) MS Exchange
13 32 (27.12%) MS Office
14 31 (26.27%) MS Excel
15 30 (25.42%) F5
16 28 (23.73%) Juniper
17 25 (21.19%) MPLS
17 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (20.34%) Citrix
19 23 (19.49%) Linux
20 22 (18.64%) Wireless
20 22 (18.64%) DNS
20 22 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
21 20 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
21 20 (16.95%) TCP/IP
21 20 (16.95%) Windows 7
22 19 (16.10%) VoIP
22 19 (16.10%) DHCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (27.97%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.54%) IIS
4 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.85%) Lync
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (27.12%) MS Office
2 31 (26.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.69%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 99 (83.90%) LAN
2 76 (64.41%) Firewall
3 25 (21.19%) MPLS
4 22 (18.64%) Wireless
4 22 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (18.64%) DNS
5 20 (16.95%) TCP/IP
6 19 (16.10%) VoIP
6 19 (16.10%) DHCP
7 17 (14.41%) IP Telephony
8 16 (13.56%) VPN
9 15 (12.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (11.86%) Network Security
11 13 (11.02%) OSPF
11 13 (11.02%) BGP
12 12 (10.17%) VLAN
13 10 (8.47%) SAN
14 9 (7.63%) Cisco PIX
15 7 (5.93%) Internet
15 7 (5.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 34 (28.81%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Advertising
3 6 (5.08%) Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Retail
3 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.39%) Legal
5 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.54%) Electronics
5 3 (2.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (30.51%) Network Engineer
2 13 (11.02%) Security Engineer
3 10 (8.47%) Support Engineer
3 10 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (7.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (6.78%) Consultant
5 8 (6.78%) Head of Infrastructure
6 7 (5.93%) Architect
6 7 (5.93%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) Escalation Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Network Support
9 4 (3.39%) Junior
9 4 (3.39%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (2.54%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (0.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Open Source
2 5 (4.24%) Social Media
3 4 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.54%) DTV
5 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) NHS
5 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) AS400
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (58.47%) Windows
2 25 (21.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (19.49%) Linux
4 20 (16.95%) Windows 7
5 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.63%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.93%) UNIX
8 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.39%) VMS
9 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.69%) Solaris
12 1 (0.85%) Android
12 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.81%) ITIL
2 16 (13.56%) Service Management
3 15 (12.71%) Service Delivery
4 14 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (11.86%) Release Management
5 11 (9.32%) Change Management
5 11 (9.32%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (8.47%) Line Management
6 10 (8.47%) Network Management
7 9 (7.63%) Capacity Management
7 9 (7.63%) Supplier Management
8 8 (6.78%) Network Design
9 6 (5.08%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.08%) BCP
9 6 (5.08%) Migration
10 5 (4.24%) Performance Management
10 5 (4.24%) Coaching
10 5 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.24%) DSDM
10 5 (4.24%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.32%) SQL
2 10 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.78%) VBScript
4 3 (2.54%) C
5 2 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 67 (56.78%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (38.98%) CCNP
3 33 (27.97%) CCNA
4 20 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (13.56%) CCSE
6 15 (12.71%) JNCIS
7 12 (10.17%) MCSE
8 7 (5.93%) Degree
9 6 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (5.08%) CCDP
10 5 (4.24%) MCP
10 5 (4.24%) A+ Certification
10 5 (4.24%) CCIE
10 5 (4.24%) CCSP
10 5 (4.24%) MCITP
10 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.54%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.54%) MCSA
11 3 (2.54%) CCDA
11 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) SLA
2 5 (4.24%) COBIT
3 4 (3.39%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.54%) QA
5 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (30.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.56%) XenApp
3 13 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (10.17%) XenDesktop
4 12 (10.17%) vSphere
5 6 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) SCCM
2 8 (6.78%) WSUS
3 5 (4.24%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.69%) SCOM
4 2 (1.69%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.69%) Foglight
4 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 84 (71.19%) Cisco
2 51 (43.22%) Microsoft
3 48 (40.68%) CheckPoint
4 40 (33.90%) VMware
5 30 (25.42%) F5
6 28 (23.73%) Juniper
7 24 (20.34%) Citrix
8 17 (14.41%) Websense
8 17 (14.41%) Blue Coat
9 12 (10.17%) HP
10 11 (9.32%) Aruba
11 10 (8.47%) SonicWALL
11 10 (8.47%) SolarWinds
12 8 (6.78%) Riverbed
12 8 (6.78%) McAfee
13 7 (5.93%) Wyse
13 7 (5.93%) Lumension
14 6 (5.08%) Avaya
15 5 (4.24%) Apple
15 5 (4.24%) BT
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