The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tunbridge Wells region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Tunbridge Wells region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 13 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 9.46% 5.80% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.28% 12.50% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 6
Average salary £42,500 £50,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.84% +18.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 19.59% 46.38% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 24
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £13,750 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Kent

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Tunbridge Wells region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

WAN
Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Tunbridge Wells region.

WAN Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

WAN
Salary Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Tunbridge Wells region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) CCNA
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (46.67%) PBX
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) MCSE
3 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 5 (33.33%) vSphere
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) PBX
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) MPLS
3 5 (33.33%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) ADSL
5 3 (20.00%) Broadband
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) Multicast
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Junior
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Junior Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNA
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (46.67%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (20.00%) MCITP
4 3 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 3 (20.00%) MCP
4 3 (20.00%) MCSA
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) XenApp
1 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 5 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (26.67%) Foglight
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
3 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
1 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 5 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (13.33%) Veeam
2 2 (13.33%) Mercator