The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 4.20% 14.29% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 51.43% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 2
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £28,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,550 £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 18.88% 27.78% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 8
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,200 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Maidstone

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) BGP
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (27.27%) Network Management
6 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
6 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (27.27%) LANDesk
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (18.18%) VLAN
7 2 (18.18%) Open Source
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) Juniper
7 2 (18.18%) Migration

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) LANDesk
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (9.09%) VMware