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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 11 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.13% 16.51% 5.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 38.30% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 10
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% +29.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £24,690 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +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
14 47 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 17.95% 43.12% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 44 19
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,690 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) NetScreen
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) IT Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
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