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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 67 54 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 39 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.04% 4.11% 7.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 17.18% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 86
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
242 227 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.32% 23.92% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 209 203 214
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 May 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 May 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
West Malling - 7 £73,500 -
Sittingbourne -1 6 £24,500 -40.96%
Chatham -8 4 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £37,500 -
Maidstone -2 2 £52,500 +11.11%
Stansted - 2 £41,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £52,500 - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 66 (94.29%) LAN
2 49 (70.00%) Cisco
3 35 (50.00%) Windows
4 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (47.14%) Windows Server
6 32 (45.71%) VMware
7 31 (44.29%) Firewall
8 30 (42.86%) CCNA
9 28 (40.00%) CheckPoint
9 28 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (38.57%) Data Centre
11 23 (32.86%) Active Directory
12 21 (30.00%) ITIL
13 20 (28.57%) CCNP
14 19 (27.14%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
16 17 (24.29%) Juniper
17 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
18 15 (21.43%) SAN
18 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (20.00%) VPN
19 14 (20.00%) Wireless
19 14 (20.00%) Finance
20 13 (18.57%) CCDA
20 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
21 12 (17.14%) CCIE
21 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
21 12 (17.14%) Linux
21 12 (17.14%) MCSE
21 12 (17.14%) MPLS

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 16 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Office 365
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.86%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.43%) IaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.43%) PaaS
4 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (94.29%) LAN
2 31 (44.29%) Firewall
3 19 (27.14%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (21.43%) SAN
5 14 (20.00%) VPN
5 14 (20.00%) Wireless
6 12 (17.14%) MPLS
7 11 (15.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (14.29%) NetScreen
8 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 9 (12.86%) OSPF
10 7 (10.00%) DHCP
10 7 (10.00%) DNS
11 6 (8.57%) IPv4
11 6 (8.57%) Network Security
12 5 (7.14%) IPsec
12 5 (7.14%) SSL
13 4 (5.71%) Cisco Wireless
13 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) MySQL
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) IT Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) IT Support
6 7 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Architect
7 6 (8.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (8.57%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (8.57%) IT Manager
7 6 (8.57%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.57%) iPad
2 6 (8.57%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.71%) iPhone
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.00%) Windows
2 33 (47.14%) Windows Server
3 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (17.14%) Linux
6 7 (10.00%) Android
6 7 (10.00%) Unix
7 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.86%) Solaris
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.43%) CentOS
10 1 (1.43%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Migration
3 7 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (10.00%) Network Design
3 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (10.00%) SIEM
4 6 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (8.57%) Release Management
5 5 (7.14%) Information Security
5 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.71%) Change Management
6 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.29%) Data Security
7 3 (4.29%) High Availability
7 3 (4.29%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.29%) Security Management
8 2 (2.86%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) Perl
2 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.86%) PHP
2 2 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) Ruby
3 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (42.86%) CCNA
3 20 (28.57%) CCNP
4 13 (18.57%) CCDA
5 12 (17.14%) CCIE
5 12 (17.14%) MCSE
5 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (12.86%) CCDP
7 8 (11.43%) A+ Certification
7 8 (11.43%) CCSE
7 8 (11.43%) MCP
8 7 (10.00%) CCSA
8 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (8.57%) CCSP
9 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
10 4 (5.71%) MCITP
10 4 (5.71%) MCSA
11 3 (4.29%) JNCIA
11 3 (4.29%) JNCIS
12 2 (2.86%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
2 6 (8.57%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 28 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (32.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.29%) XenApp
5 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 2 (2.86%) Xen
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Puppet
2 4 (5.71%) SCCM
3 3 (4.29%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.86%) MOM
4 2 (2.86%) Nessus
4 2 (2.86%) Nmap
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
4 2 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.43%) Ansible
5 1 (1.43%) Nagios
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) WSUS
5 1 (1.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (70.00%) Cisco
2 32 (45.71%) VMware
3 28 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 17 (24.29%) Juniper
5 9 (12.86%) F5
5 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.86%) Palo Alto
6 8 (11.43%) Forcepoint
7 7 (10.00%) HP
7 7 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.14%) Citrix
8 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.29%) Meraki
10 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.86%) BMC
10 2 (2.86%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.86%) Remedy
10 2 (2.86%) Tripwire
11 1 (1.43%) Aruba
11 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £14000 - £15000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago