The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 73 52
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 89 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.01% 1.58% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.32% 7.63% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 85 18 29
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 249 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.86% 20.68% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 229 208 161
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -10 14 £42,500 -15.84%
Maidstone -20 14 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Folkestone - 9 £30,000 -
Dover - 7 £57,500 -
Dartford 0 4 £35,500 +1.42% 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 109 (85.83%) LAN
2 96 (75.59%) Cisco
3 72 (56.69%) Firewall
4 67 (52.76%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (43.31%) CheckPoint
6 49 (38.58%) ITIL
7 47 (37.01%) CCNA
8 45 (35.43%) Windows
8 45 (35.43%) Wireless
9 37 (29.13%) MS Exchange
10 36 (28.35%) Citrix
11 32 (25.20%) PBX
11 32 (25.20%) F5
12 31 (24.41%) Active Directory
13 30 (23.62%) MS Excel
13 30 (23.62%) Riverbed
14 29 (22.83%) CCNP
15 28 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2010
16 27 (21.26%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (20.47%) Security Cleared
17 26 (20.47%) Juniper
18 25 (19.69%) Microsoft
18 25 (19.69%) MS Office
18 25 (19.69%) VMware
18 25 (19.69%) CCSA
18 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
18 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
18 25 (19.69%) Network Management
19 23 (18.11%) Change Control
19 23 (18.11%) Load Balancing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (29.13%) MS Exchange
2 28 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.02%) SharePoint
4 13 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (6.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (23.62%) MS Excel
2 25 (19.69%) MS Office
3 8 (6.30%) FastStats
4 6 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 109 (85.83%) LAN
2 72 (56.69%) Firewall
3 45 (35.43%) Wireless
4 32 (25.20%) PBX
5 27 (21.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (14.17%) VoIP
7 17 (13.39%) NetScaler
8 14 (11.02%) MPLS
8 14 (11.02%) Network Security
9 13 (10.24%) OSPF
9 13 (10.24%) BGP
10 12 (9.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (8.66%) BIG-IP
12 9 (7.09%) IP Telephony
12 9 (7.09%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (6.30%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
14 7 (5.51%) DNS
14 7 (5.51%) Cisco IPT
15 6 (4.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 22 (17.32%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.51%) Law
4 6 (4.72%) Legal
5 3 (2.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (57.48%) Network Engineer
2 23 (18.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (17.32%) Analyst
4 17 (13.39%) Support Analyst
5 15 (11.81%) Network Support
6 13 (10.24%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (10.24%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Service Analyst
7 12 (9.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (9.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Network Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) IT Support
9 8 (6.30%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Network Security Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Firmware
2 9 (7.09%) Clustering
3 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.79%) Replication
4 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.43%) Windows
2 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.45%) Windows 7
5 9 (7.09%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.57%) Linux
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (38.58%) ITIL
2 25 (19.69%) Network Management
3 23 (18.11%) Change Control
3 23 (18.11%) Load Balancing
4 17 (13.39%) Project Management
5 14 (11.02%) PRINCE2
6 13 (10.24%) Problem Management
6 13 (10.24%) Network Design
7 9 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.09%) Service Management
7 9 (7.09%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (6.30%) Release Management
8 8 (6.30%) Supplier Management
8 8 (6.30%) Business Continuity
8 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.72%) Time Management
10 4 (3.15%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.15%) ETL
11 3 (2.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.57%) C
2 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.79%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (52.76%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (37.01%) CCNA
3 29 (22.83%) CCNP
4 26 (20.47%) Security Cleared
5 25 (19.69%) CCSA
5 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
6 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (11.81%) MCSE
8 12 (9.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (8.66%) Degree
9 11 (8.66%) MCSA
10 8 (6.30%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.36%) MCITP
11 3 (2.36%) MCP
11 3 (2.36%) CCSP
11 3 (2.36%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.36%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) SLA
2 4 (3.15%) QA
System Software
1 31 (24.41%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.39%) XenApp
3 13 (10.24%) vSphere
4 12 (9.45%) XenDesktop
5 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.79%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (13.39%) Backup Exec
2 12 (9.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (8.66%) Foglight
4 9 (7.09%) SCCM
4 9 (7.09%) SCOM
5 4 (3.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 96 (75.59%) Cisco
2 55 (43.31%) CheckPoint
3 36 (28.35%) Citrix
4 32 (25.20%) F5
5 30 (23.62%) Riverbed
6 26 (20.47%) Juniper
7 25 (19.69%) Microsoft
7 25 (19.69%) VMware
8 16 (12.60%) BT
9 14 (11.02%) Veeam
10 12 (9.45%) SolarWinds
11 8 (6.30%) Neolane
11 8 (6.30%) Blue Coat
11 8 (6.30%) Sun
11 8 (6.30%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (6.30%) Websense
12 6 (4.72%) Mitel
12 6 (4.72%) Reuters
13 4 (3.15%) HP
13 4 (3.15%) ProCurve
Kent
Reed Technology
Salary: £36000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus on call, plus overtime, plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Formula One Management Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
East Malling, Kent
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