The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 20 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 2.86% 6.67% 5.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 23.08% 63.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 12
Median salary £52,500 £47,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.93%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
WAN
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 38.57% 28.89% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 19
Median salary £42,500 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

The demand trend of job ads across the Maidstone region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

WAN
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Maidstone region.

WAN Salary Trend in Maidstone

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) NetScreen
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) IaaS
6 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
6 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (83.33%) NetScreen
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) VMware