The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 4.88% 0.62% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.15% 4.35% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £21,000 £22,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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 Tunbridge Wells region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 10.57% 14.20% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 14
Average salary £20,000 £45,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.55% -47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,000 £27,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) MCP
3 5 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 5 (50.00%) MCITP
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) MCSE
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) DSDM
5 3 (30.00%) ADSL
5 3 (30.00%) Broadband
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (30.00%) Social Media
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) ADSL
3 3 (30.00%) Broadband
4 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Junior
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Junior Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) DSDM
2 2 (20.00%) EAI
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) People Management
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNA
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 5 (50.00%) MCP
2 5 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Foglight
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint