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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 39 14
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 11.92% 0.45% 7.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 4.55% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 4
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £42,500 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £42,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
57 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 37.75% 10.00% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 53 18 27
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
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 24 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Maidstone

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (74.19%) LAN
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (70.97%) Firewall
4 21 (67.74%) CCNP
5 18 (58.06%) CheckPoint
5 18 (58.06%) F5
6 14 (45.16%) Juniper
6 14 (45.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (41.94%) Linux
8 12 (38.71%) Windows
8 12 (38.71%) Blue Coat
9 11 (35.48%) VoIP
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 11 (35.48%) Websense
9 11 (35.48%) Network Security
10 10 (32.26%) SonicWALL
10 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (29.03%) MS Office
11 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
11 9 (29.03%) CCNA
11 9 (29.03%) CCSE
11 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
12 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
12 8 (25.81%) DHCP
12 8 (25.81%) DNS
12 8 (25.81%) McAfee
12 8 (25.81%) JNCIS
12 8 (25.81%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (22.58%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) LAN
2 22 (70.97%) Firewall
3 14 (45.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (35.48%) Network Security
4 11 (35.48%) VoIP
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (25.81%) DHCP
6 8 (25.81%) DNS
7 7 (22.58%) MPLS
7 7 (22.58%) Wireless
7 7 (22.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (12.90%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (12.90%) VLAN
8 4 (12.90%) OSPF
8 4 (12.90%) BGP
8 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
8 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.68%) RIP
9 3 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (3.23%) VPN
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Security Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Support
6 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (12.90%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
3 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (67.74%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) CCNA
3 9 (29.03%) CCSE
4 8 (25.81%) JNCIS
5 5 (16.13%) CCSP
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.23%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) CheckPoint
2 18 (58.06%) F5
3 14 (45.16%) Juniper
4 12 (38.71%) Blue Coat
5 11 (35.48%) Websense
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (32.26%) SonicWALL
7 8 (25.81%) McAfee
8 7 (22.58%) Riverbed
8 7 (22.58%) Aruba
8 7 (22.58%) Lumension
9 4 (12.90%) HP
10 2 (6.45%) LANDesk
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 3 days ago