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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 80 38
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -42
Permanent jobs citing WAN 56 20 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.35% 1.90% 6.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.05% 10.15% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 54
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -19.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £58,750 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
243 197 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.55% 18.71% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 222 180 187
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -16.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +22 18 £50,000 +122.22% 2
Sittingbourne - 7 £22,500 -
Sevenoaks +10 2 £22,000 -58.09% 1
Westerham - 2 £34,500 -
Rochester - 2 £27,625 -
Tunbridge Wells +16 1 £35,000 +154.54%
Maidstone -13 1 £52,500 +31.25%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 78 (91.76%) LAN
2 60 (70.59%) Cisco
3 43 (50.59%) Firewall
4 40 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 39 (45.88%) VMware
6 35 (41.18%) Windows
7 32 (37.65%) DNS
7 32 (37.65%) CheckPoint
7 32 (37.65%) MPLS
7 32 (37.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (36.47%) DHCP
9 30 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (31.76%) Windows Server
11 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
12 23 (27.06%) MS Excel
12 23 (27.06%) IPsec
13 22 (25.88%) Wireless
14 21 (24.71%) CCNA
15 20 (23.53%) SAN
16 19 (22.35%) SNMP
16 19 (22.35%) Mitel
17 18 (21.18%) IP Telephony
17 18 (21.18%) Network Design
17 18 (21.18%) Network Security
17 18 (21.18%) CCNP
18 16 (18.82%) HP
18 16 (18.82%) 802.11
18 16 (18.82%) DPNSS
18 16 (18.82%) QSIG
18 16 (18.82%) 802.1X

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 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.06%) IIS
2 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.71%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (27.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (91.76%) LAN
2 43 (50.59%) Firewall
3 32 (37.65%) DNS
3 32 (37.65%) MPLS
4 31 (36.47%) DHCP
5 23 (27.06%) IPsec
6 22 (25.88%) Wireless
7 20 (23.53%) SAN
8 19 (22.35%) SNMP
9 18 (21.18%) IP Telephony
9 18 (21.18%) Network Security
10 16 (18.82%) 802.11
10 16 (18.82%) DPNSS
10 16 (18.82%) QSIG
11 10 (11.76%) VPN
11 10 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (11.76%) WLAN
12 8 (9.41%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (9.41%) OSPF
12 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) MySQL
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Advertising
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Automotive
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Network Security Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Support Engineer
4 13 (15.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (15.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Network Support
6 8 (9.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (7.06%) Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Network Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Security Support Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) IT Manager
9 5 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (5.88%) Operations Manager
9 5 (5.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) 802.1X
2 6 (7.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.53%) Shadow IT
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.18%) Windows
2 27 (31.76%) Windows Server
3 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.59%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.88%) Linux
6 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.18%) CentOS
9 1 (1.18%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Network Design
2 11 (12.94%) ITIL
3 10 (11.76%) Information Security
4 8 (9.41%) SIEM
5 5 (5.88%) Change Management
5 5 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 5 (5.88%) Security Operations
5 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.71%) Change Control
6 4 (4.71%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (4.71%) High Availability
6 4 (4.71%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (4.71%) ITIL V3
6 4 (4.71%) ITSM
6 4 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.71%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (4.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) C
1 1 (1.18%) Perl
1 1 (1.18%) Python
1 1 (1.18%) Ruby
1 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (24.71%) CCNA
3 18 (21.18%) CCNP
4 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.59%) MCSA
5 9 (10.59%) MCSE
6 7 (8.24%) CISSP
7 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.71%) CCDA
8 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.53%) CCDP
9 3 (3.53%) CCIE
9 3 (3.53%) CCSA
9 3 (3.53%) CCSE
9 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.35%) CCSP
10 2 (2.35%) CISM
10 2 (2.35%) Degree
10 2 (2.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 32 (37.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 14 (16.47%) Virtual Servers
4 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.06%) vSphere
6 4 (4.71%) XenApp
7 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Puppet
1 5 (5.88%) SCCM
2 4 (4.71%) Nessus
2 4 (4.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.53%) MOM
3 3 (3.53%) SCOM
3 3 (3.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.18%) Ansible
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Cisco
2 40 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 39 (45.88%) VMware
4 32 (37.65%) CheckPoint
5 19 (22.35%) Mitel
6 16 (18.82%) HP
7 10 (11.76%) Meraki
8 8 (9.41%) F5
9 7 (8.24%) Citrix
10 6 (7.06%) Riverbed
10 6 (7.06%) Siemens
11 5 (5.88%) LogRhythm
12 4 (4.71%) BMC
12 4 (4.71%) Brocade
12 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.71%) Remedy
12 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.53%) Juniper
13 3 (3.53%) Palo Alto
14 2 (2.35%) NetApp
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago