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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 16 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 14.14% 1.94% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.87% 33.33% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -46.55%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
23 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 23.23% 5.83% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £72,500 £45,000
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 19 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Maidstone

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 24 (75.00%) F5
3 23 (71.88%) Firewall
4 22 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (59.38%) CCNP
7 18 (56.25%) Windows
8 17 (53.13%) LAN
9 14 (43.75%) Juniper
9 14 (43.75%) CheckPoint
10 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
10 13 (40.63%) Wireless
10 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (40.63%) CCSE
10 13 (40.63%) Blue Coat
11 12 (37.50%) JNCIS
12 11 (34.38%) Riverbed
12 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
12 11 (34.38%) Finance
12 11 (34.38%) VoIP
12 11 (34.38%) Linux
12 11 (34.38%) MS Office
13 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
13 10 (31.25%) Network Security
14 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
14 9 (28.13%) OSPF
14 9 (28.13%) BGP
14 9 (28.13%) Websense
15 7 (21.88%) McAfee
15 7 (21.88%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (34.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) Firewall
2 22 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 17 (53.13%) LAN
4 13 (40.63%) Wireless
4 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (34.38%) VoIP
6 10 (31.25%) Network Security
7 9 (28.13%) OSPF
7 9 (28.13%) BGP
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (21.88%) VPN
8 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (15.63%) DNS
9 5 (15.63%) SAN
9 5 (15.63%) DHCP
9 5 (15.63%) RIP
9 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.50%) MPLS
10 4 (12.50%) Junos
11 3 (9.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Network Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Designer
4 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Support
4 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Security Designer
4 4 (12.50%) Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Network Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
3 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
1 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
1 5 (15.63%) PRINCE
1 5 (15.63%) Network Design
2 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Logistics
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VB
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (59.38%) CCNP
3 13 (40.63%) CCSE
4 12 (37.50%) JNCIS
5 3 (9.38%) CCNA
6 2 (6.25%) CCSA
6 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
6 2 (6.25%) CCSP
7 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) ProxySG
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 24 (75.00%) F5
3 14 (43.75%) Juniper
3 14 (43.75%) CheckPoint
4 13 (40.63%) Blue Coat
5 11 (34.38%) Riverbed
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 9 (28.13%) Websense
8 7 (21.88%) SonicWALL
8 7 (21.88%) McAfee
8 7 (21.88%) Aruba
8 7 (21.88%) Lumension
9 3 (9.38%) VMware
10 1 (3.13%) Sun
Maidstone, Kent
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago