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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Kent / Maidstone
Rank 31 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 3.60% 5.41% 18.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 25.00% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 19
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +11.70%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
11 16 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 9.91% 21.62% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 44
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +26.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £23,900 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 26 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) Aruba
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) CCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) DSL
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) F5
1 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) Acronis
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware