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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 9 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 19.57% 5.80% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.00% 72.22% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 2
Average salary £47,250 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,607 £23,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
40 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 43.48% 8.04% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 13
Average salary £41,500 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Maidstone

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (75.00%) LAN
3 22 (68.75%) CheckPoint
4 20 (62.50%) CCNP
5 16 (50.00%) CCNA
5 16 (50.00%) Linux
6 15 (46.88%) DHCP
6 15 (46.88%) DNS
6 15 (46.88%) MPLS
6 15 (46.88%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (37.50%) Juniper
8 11 (34.38%) F5
9 10 (31.25%) Open Source
9 10 (31.25%) VLAN
9 10 (31.25%) Migration
10 9 (28.13%) VoIP
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
11 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (25.00%) Windows
12 7 (21.88%) Websense
12 7 (21.88%) SonicWALL
12 7 (21.88%) Network Security
13 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
14 5 (15.63%) HP
14 5 (15.63%) MS Office
14 5 (15.63%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) LAN
1 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) DHCP
2 15 (46.88%) DNS
2 15 (46.88%) MPLS
3 10 (31.25%) VLAN
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (28.13%) VoIP
5 8 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (21.88%) Network Security
7 5 (15.63%) Unified Communications
7 5 (15.63%) OSPF
7 5 (15.63%) BGP
7 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
7 5 (15.63%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (12.50%) Wireless
9 1 (3.13%) RIP
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Network Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (31.25%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Network Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (62.50%) CCNP
3 16 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (12.50%) CCSP
4 4 (12.50%) CCSE
4 4 (12.50%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 12 (37.50%) Juniper
4 11 (34.38%) F5
5 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (21.88%) Websense
6 7 (21.88%) SonicWALL
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) HP
8 5 (15.63%) McAfee
9 4 (12.50%) Riverbed
9 4 (12.50%) Aruba
9 4 (12.50%) Lumension
10 3 (9.38%) LANDesk