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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 82 46
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -36
Permanent jobs citing WAN 51 19 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.43% 1.77% 5.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.47% 9.55% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 48
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,200 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £88,750 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
227 199 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.17% 18.53% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 205 186 189
Median salary £36,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +20 17 £57,500 +155.55% 3
Sittingbourne - 6 £22,500 -
Sevenoaks +14 3 £22,000 -58.09%
Chatham -7 2 £37,250 -29.04%
Rochester - 2 £27,625 -
Maidstone -7 1 £52,500 +31.25%
Westerham - 1 £35,000 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 75 (91.46%) LAN
2 59 (71.95%) Cisco
3 36 (43.90%) Firewall
3 36 (43.90%) VMware
4 34 (41.46%) Windows
5 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
6 32 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (37.80%) MPLS
8 30 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (34.15%) CheckPoint
9 28 (34.15%) DNS
10 27 (32.93%) DHCP
10 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
11 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
12 23 (28.05%) CCNA
13 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
14 20 (24.39%) Wireless
15 18 (21.95%) IPsec
15 18 (21.95%) CCNP
16 17 (20.73%) SAN
17 16 (19.51%) SNMP
17 16 (19.51%) Network Security
17 16 (19.51%) Network Design
18 14 (17.07%) Mitel
19 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (15.85%) 802.11
19 13 (15.85%) DPNSS
19 13 (15.85%) QSIG
19 13 (15.85%) 802.1X
20 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange

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 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.66%) IIS
3 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (91.46%) LAN
2 36 (43.90%) Firewall
3 31 (37.80%) MPLS
4 28 (34.15%) DNS
5 27 (32.93%) DHCP
6 20 (24.39%) Wireless
7 18 (21.95%) IPsec
8 17 (20.73%) SAN
9 16 (19.51%) Network Security
9 16 (19.51%) SNMP
10 13 (15.85%) 802.11
10 13 (15.85%) DPNSS
10 13 (15.85%) QSIG
11 11 (13.41%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (13.41%) IP Telephony
12 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
12 10 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (10.98%) VPN
14 7 (8.54%) OSPF
15 6 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.10%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Automotive
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Network Engineer
2 16 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Security Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Architect
6 8 (9.76%) Network Architect
7 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Network Support
8 6 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Security Support Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) IT Operations Manager
9 5 (6.10%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (6.10%) Operations Manager
9 5 (6.10%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.66%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) iPad
2 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.66%) Shadow IT
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.46%) Windows
2 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.54%) Linux
5 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.44%) Solaris
7 2 (2.44%) Unix
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) CentOS
8 1 (1.22%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Network Design
2 10 (12.20%) Information Security
3 9 (10.98%) ITIL
4 8 (9.76%) SIEM
5 7 (8.54%) Change Management
6 5 (6.10%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (6.10%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.10%) Security Operations
7 4 (4.88%) Change Control
7 4 (4.88%) High Availability
7 4 (4.88%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (4.88%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.88%) ITSM
7 4 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.88%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.88%) Service Management
8 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) Perl
2 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
3 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (28.05%) CCNA
3 18 (21.95%) CCNP
4 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (12.20%) MCSE
6 9 (10.98%) MCSA
7 8 (9.76%) CCDA
8 7 (8.54%) CISSP
9 6 (7.32%) CCDP
9 6 (7.32%) CCSE
10 5 (6.10%) CCIE
10 5 (6.10%) CCSA
11 4 (4.88%) CCSP
11 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
12 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (2.44%) CISM
13 2 (2.44%) Degree
13 2 (2.44%) JNCIE
13 2 (2.44%) JNCIP
13 2 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.10%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 30 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
3 11 (13.41%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 11 (13.41%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (6.10%) vSphere
5 4 (4.88%) XenApp
6 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.44%) Xen
7 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Puppet
2 5 (6.10%) SCCM
3 4 (4.88%) Nessus
3 4 (4.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (3.66%) MOM
4 3 (3.66%) SCOM
4 3 (3.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (71.95%) Cisco
2 36 (43.90%) VMware
3 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
4 28 (34.15%) CheckPoint
5 14 (17.07%) Mitel
6 12 (14.63%) HP
7 10 (12.20%) Meraki
8 7 (8.54%) Citrix
8 7 (8.54%) F5
9 6 (7.32%) Juniper
9 6 (7.32%) Palo Alto
9 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
9 6 (7.32%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.10%) LogRhythm
11 4 (4.88%) BMC
11 4 (4.88%) Remedy
12 3 (3.66%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.66%) Siemens
13 2 (2.44%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.44%) Forcepoint
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