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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 4.84% 13.45% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 53.33% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 2
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £26,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
26 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 20.97% 25.21% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 8
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Maidstone

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
6 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (25.00%) Network Management
6 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) Open Source
7 1 (12.50%) SaaS
7 1 (12.50%) PaaS
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper