The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Malling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 5.56% 12.24% 9.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 23.08% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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 West Malling region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 16.67% 53.06% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 4
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

WAN
Salary Trend in West Malling

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

WAN Salary Trend in West Malling

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Malling 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIS
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Verint
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Malling 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIS
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Verint
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Acme Packet