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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Kent
Rank 50 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.28% 3.15% 4.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.00% 14.89% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 45
Median salary £43,000 £52,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.70% +16.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
125 235 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.28% 21.13% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 84 206 215
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +7 14 £57,500 +27.77%
Maidstone -16 4 £40,000 -23.80%
Tunbridge Wells +16 3 £32,500 +31.31%
Sittingbourne +6 2 - -
Chatham -9 1 - -
West Malling -10 1 £65,000 +23.80%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 87 (90.63%) LAN
2 69 (71.88%) Firewall
3 65 (67.71%) Cisco
4 55 (57.29%) CheckPoint
5 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
6 50 (52.08%) VMware
7 49 (51.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (44.79%) Wireless
9 42 (43.75%) DHCP
10 39 (40.63%) Mitel
11 38 (39.58%) Windows
12 37 (38.54%) DNS
12 37 (38.54%) Network Design
13 36 (37.50%) IP Telephony
14 35 (36.46%) IPsec
15 34 (35.42%) SNMP
16 30 (31.25%) WLAN
17 28 (29.17%) MPLS
17 28 (29.17%) Windows Server
18 26 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
18 26 (27.08%) MS Excel
19 25 (26.04%) Active Directory
19 25 (26.04%) Network Security
20 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (25.00%) Hyper-V
20 24 (25.00%) HP
20 24 (25.00%) VPN
21 23 (23.96%) Data Centre
22 22 (22.92%) CCNA
23 21 (21.88%) F5

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 (16.67%) IIS
1 16 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.17%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 87 (90.63%) LAN
2 69 (71.88%) Firewall
3 43 (44.79%) Wireless
4 42 (43.75%) DHCP
5 37 (38.54%) DNS
6 36 (37.50%) IP Telephony
7 35 (36.46%) IPsec
8 34 (35.42%) SNMP
9 30 (31.25%) WLAN
10 28 (29.17%) MPLS
11 25 (26.04%) Network Security
12 24 (25.00%) VPN
13 19 (19.79%) 802.11
13 19 (19.79%) DPNSS
13 19 (19.79%) QSIG
13 19 (19.79%) SAN
14 16 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
14 16 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 16 (16.67%) OSPF
14 16 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
General
1 4 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 23 (23.96%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (22.92%) Network Security Engineer
3 22 (22.92%) Security Engineer
4 21 (21.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (21.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 19 (19.79%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 15 (15.63%) IT Support
6 15 (15.63%) Network Support
7 10 (10.42%) Support Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) Support Analyst
9 8 (8.33%) Consultant
10 7 (7.29%) Active Directory Support
10 7 (7.29%) IT Analyst
10 7 (7.29%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (7.29%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (5.21%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.79%) 802.1X
2 16 (16.67%) .NET
3 5 (5.21%) REST
3 5 (5.21%) SOAP
3 5 (5.21%) Web Services
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.96%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.17%) iPhone
3 3 (3.13%) iPad
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.58%) Windows
2 28 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 24 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (15.63%) Windows 7
4 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.38%) Android
7 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
8 6 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.21%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.17%) Linux
11 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.54%) Network Design
2 18 (18.75%) ITIL
3 17 (17.71%) Translating Business Requirements
4 14 (14.58%) GAP Analysis
4 14 (14.58%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.29%) B2B
7 6 (6.25%) Change Control
8 5 (5.21%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (4.17%) CRM
9 4 (4.17%) Migration
9 4 (4.17%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.13%) Project Management
10 3 (3.13%) Server Building
11 2 (2.08%) Change Management
11 2 (2.08%) Customer Requirements
11 2 (2.08%) Presales
11 2 (2.08%) PRINCE
11 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
12 1 (1.04%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (22.92%) CCNA
3 19 (19.79%) CCNP
4 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (14.58%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (9.38%) MCSE
7 7 (7.29%) Degree
7 7 (7.29%) MCITP
7 7 (7.29%) MCSA
8 5 (5.21%) A+ Certification
8 5 (5.21%) MCP
8 5 (5.21%) MCTS
9 4 (4.17%) CCSE
10 2 (2.08%) CCDA
10 2 (2.08%) CCDP
10 2 (2.08%) CCIE
10 2 (2.08%) CCSA
10 2 (2.08%) CCSP
11 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.58%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (51.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (26.04%) Active Directory
3 24 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 16 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 65 (67.71%) Cisco
2 55 (57.29%) CheckPoint
3 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 50 (52.08%) VMware
5 39 (40.63%) Mitel
6 24 (25.00%) HP
7 21 (21.88%) F5
8 17 (17.71%) Riverbed
9 16 (16.67%) Siemens
10 14 (14.58%) Brocade
11 7 (7.29%) Apple
12 6 (6.25%) Dell
12 6 (6.25%) Nortel
12 6 (6.25%) Palo Alto
13 5 (5.21%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (5.21%) Blue Coat
14 4 (4.17%) Forcepoint
14 4 (4.17%) Fortinet
15 3 (3.13%) Aruba
16 2 (2.08%) Citrix
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