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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Kent
Rank 38 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 48 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.91% 3.92% 4.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.88% 20.81% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 33 38 52
Median salary £43,000 £48,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.34% +12.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £25,100 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £62,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
146 197 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.98% 18.83% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 107 176 223
Median salary £43,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +8 21 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Tunbridge Wells +12 3 £32,500 +20.37%
West Malling -5 2 £67,500 +35.00%
Chatham -11 1 - -
Maidstone -17 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £30,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 - -
Faversham - 1 £35,000 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 99 (89.19%) LAN
2 74 (66.67%) Firewall
3 71 (63.96%) Cisco
4 58 (52.25%) Microsoft
5 55 (49.55%) VMware
6 53 (47.75%) CheckPoint
6 53 (47.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 47 (42.34%) Windows
8 45 (40.54%) DHCP
9 44 (39.64%) Wireless
10 40 (36.04%) DNS
10 40 (36.04%) Mitel
11 39 (35.14%) IP Telephony
12 38 (34.23%) Network Design
13 35 (31.53%) SNMP
13 35 (31.53%) MS Excel
13 35 (31.53%) IPsec
14 34 (30.63%) MPLS
14 34 (30.63%) Windows Server
15 33 (29.73%) Active Directory
16 31 (27.93%) Cisco Certification
16 31 (27.93%) WLAN
17 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 27 (24.32%) Hyper-V
18 27 (24.32%) HP
18 27 (24.32%) CCNA
19 26 (23.42%) VPN
20 22 (19.82%) SAN
21 21 (18.92%) CCNP
21 21 (18.92%) Network Security

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 17 (15.32%) IIS
1 17 (15.32%) Tomcat
2 15 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.60%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (31.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.32%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (89.19%) LAN
2 74 (66.67%) Firewall
3 45 (40.54%) DHCP
4 44 (39.64%) Wireless
5 40 (36.04%) DNS
6 39 (35.14%) IP Telephony
7 35 (31.53%) IPsec
7 35 (31.53%) SNMP
8 34 (30.63%) MPLS
9 31 (27.93%) WLAN
10 26 (23.42%) VPN
11 22 (19.82%) SAN
12 21 (18.92%) Network Security
13 19 (17.12%) 802.11
13 19 (17.12%) DPNSS
13 19 (17.12%) QSIG
14 17 (15.32%) Cisco IPT
14 17 (15.32%) Telepresence
15 16 (14.41%) OSPF
15 16 (14.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) MySQL
General
1 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.80%) Finance
3 1 (0.90%) Automotive
3 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (38.74%) Network Engineer
2 22 (19.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (18.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 20 (18.02%) Security Engineer
4 19 (17.12%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 19 (17.12%) Network Security Engineer
5 17 (15.32%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 17 (15.32%) IT Support
6 15 (13.51%) Network Support
7 13 (11.71%) Support Engineer
8 11 (9.91%) Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) Consultant
9 9 (8.11%) IT Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (7.21%) Support Analyst
11 7 (6.31%) Active Directory Support
11 7 (6.31%) IT Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 6 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.12%) 802.1X
2 17 (15.32%) .NET
3 5 (4.50%) REST
3 5 (4.50%) SOAP
3 5 (4.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.60%) iPhone
3 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.70%) iPad
4 2 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.80%) Shadow IT
5 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.34%) Windows
2 34 (30.63%) Windows Server
3 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (17.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (8.11%) Android
8 8 (7.21%) Windows 8
9 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.60%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.70%) Linux
12 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Network Design
2 16 (14.41%) ITIL
3 14 (12.61%) GAP Analysis
3 14 (12.61%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (10.81%) Translating Business Requirements
5 10 (9.01%) Service Delivery
6 9 (8.11%) B2B
7 5 (4.50%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (3.60%) Change Control
8 4 (3.60%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.70%) CRM
9 3 (2.70%) Information Security
9 3 (2.70%) Migration
9 3 (2.70%) Project Management
9 3 (2.70%) Server Building
9 3 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (2.70%) SIEM
10 2 (1.80%) Change Management
10 2 (1.80%) Data Loss Prevention
10 2 (1.80%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 31 (27.93%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (24.32%) CCNA
3 21 (18.92%) CCNP
4 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (12.61%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (10.81%) MCSE
7 10 (9.01%) MCSA
8 7 (6.31%) Degree
8 7 (6.31%) MCITP
9 5 (4.50%) A+ Certification
9 5 (4.50%) MCP
9 5 (4.50%) MCTS
10 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.80%) CCDA
11 2 (1.80%) CCDP
11 2 (1.80%) CCIE
11 2 (1.80%) CCSA
11 2 (1.80%) CCSE
11 2 (1.80%) CCSP
11 2 (1.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (47.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (29.73%) Active Directory
3 27 (24.32%) Hyper-V
4 19 (17.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 19 (17.12%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.90%) Nessus
2 1 (0.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.90%) WMI
Vendors
1 71 (63.96%) Cisco
2 58 (52.25%) Microsoft
3 55 (49.55%) VMware
4 53 (47.75%) CheckPoint
5 40 (36.04%) Mitel
6 27 (24.32%) HP
7 18 (16.22%) Riverbed
8 17 (15.32%) F5
8 17 (15.32%) Siemens
9 14 (12.61%) Brocade
10 8 (7.21%) Apple
11 6 (5.41%) Dell
11 6 (5.41%) Nortel
12 5 (4.50%) Barracuda Networks
13 4 (3.60%) Meraki
14 3 (2.70%) Citrix
15 2 (1.80%) Adobe
15 2 (1.80%) Forcepoint
15 2 (1.80%) Juniper
15 2 (1.80%) Palo Alto
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