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 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 18 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 6.06% 3.85% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 16.67% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £53,750 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.57% -17.64%
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 West Malling region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 18.18% 23.08% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 15
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCDA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto