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

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 80 45
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -35
Permanent jobs citing WAN 42 20 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.31% 1.82% 5.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.83% 10.47% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 54
Median salary £53,750 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.70% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £53,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
223 191 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.90% 17.41% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 190 181 202
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,700 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Dartford - 13 £60,000 - 4
Sittingbourne - 5 £22,500 -
Chatham -10 4 £37,250 -29.04%
Rochester - 2 £27,625 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £25,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +25 1 £14,500 -29.26%
Maidstone +8 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 70 (94.59%) LAN
2 59 (79.73%) Cisco
3 37 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (48.65%) VMware
5 33 (44.59%) Firewall
6 31 (41.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (39.19%) CheckPoint
8 28 (37.84%) CCNA
8 28 (37.84%) Windows
9 27 (36.49%) MPLS
10 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
10 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
10 23 (31.08%) DNS
11 22 (29.73%) DHCP
11 22 (29.73%) CCNP
12 21 (28.38%) Windows Server
13 16 (21.62%) SAN
13 16 (21.62%) Wireless
13 16 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
15 14 (18.92%) IPsec
15 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
16 13 (17.57%) CCDA
16 13 (17.57%) Network Security
17 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
17 12 (16.22%) Network Design
18 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (14.86%) Juniper
18 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
18 11 (14.86%) SNMP

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 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (94.59%) LAN
2 33 (44.59%) Firewall
3 27 (36.49%) MPLS
4 23 (31.08%) DNS
5 22 (29.73%) DHCP
6 16 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (21.62%) SAN
6 16 (21.62%) Wireless
7 14 (18.92%) IPsec
8 13 (17.57%) Network Security
9 11 (14.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (14.86%) SNMP
10 10 (13.51%) OSPF
11 9 (12.16%) 802.11
11 9 (12.16%) DPNSS
11 9 (12.16%) IP Telephony
11 9 (12.16%) QSIG
11 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
11 9 (12.16%) VPN
11 9 (12.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) Big Data
2 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Security Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Architect
7 8 (10.81%) Network Architect
8 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Network Support
8 7 (9.46%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Security Support Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) IT Manager
10 5 (6.76%) IT Operations Manager
10 5 (6.76%) IT Security Manager
10 5 (6.76%) Operations Manager
10 5 (6.76%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) iPad
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) Shadow IT
5 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.84%) Windows
2 21 (28.38%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.46%) Linux
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) Solaris
6 2 (2.70%) Unix
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.35%) Android
7 1 (1.35%) CentOS
7 1 (1.35%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) Network Design
2 10 (13.51%) ITIL
3 8 (10.81%) Information Security
4 6 (8.11%) Change Management
4 6 (8.11%) SIEM
5 5 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (6.76%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.76%) High Availability
5 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.76%) Security Operations
6 4 (5.41%) Change Control
6 4 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.41%) ITSM
6 4 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.05%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (4.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) Perl
2 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.70%) PHP
2 2 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) Ruby
3 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (37.84%) CCNA
3 22 (29.73%) CCNP
4 13 (17.57%) CCDA
5 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (13.51%) MCSE
7 9 (12.16%) CCDP
7 9 (12.16%) MCSA
8 8 (10.81%) CCSE
9 7 (9.46%) CCIE
9 7 (9.46%) CCSA
10 6 (8.11%) CCSP
10 6 (8.11%) CISSP
11 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
12 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (4.05%) JNCIA
12 3 (4.05%) JNCIS
12 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
13 2 (2.70%) JNCIE
13 2 (2.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 31 (41.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (12.16%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (6.76%) vSphere
6 4 (5.41%) XenApp
7 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.70%) Xen
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Puppet
2 5 (6.76%) SCCM
3 4 (5.41%) Nessus
3 4 (5.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (4.05%) MOM
4 3 (4.05%) SCOM
4 3 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.35%) Ansible
6 1 (1.35%) Nagios
6 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (79.73%) Cisco
2 36 (48.65%) VMware
3 29 (39.19%) CheckPoint
4 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.86%) Juniper
6 10 (13.51%) F5
6 10 (13.51%) HP
7 9 (12.16%) Meraki
7 9 (12.16%) Mitel
7 9 (12.16%) Palo Alto
8 8 (10.81%) SolarWinds
9 7 (9.46%) Citrix
10 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
11 5 (6.76%) LogRhythm
12 4 (5.41%) BMC
12 4 (5.41%) Remedy
13 3 (4.05%) Blue Coat
13 3 (4.05%) Forcepoint
14 2 (2.70%) NetApp
15 1 (1.35%) Siemens
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