Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a WAN Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN) Engineer
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 97 136
Rank change year-on-year -1 +39 -
Permanent jobs requiring a WAN Engineer 3 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.27% 1.41% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.43% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 4
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £49,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.67% +78.18% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £45,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £46,750 £50,000 £32,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +30.67% -24.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1,050 1,328 1,925
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 98.22% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1,155 1,701
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

WAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured WAN Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for WAN Engineer in Kent

WAN Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN Engineer in Kent.

Salary trend for WAN Engineer in Kent

WAN Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN Engineer in Kent over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN Engineer in Kent

WAN Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Engineer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £32,500 -
West Malling -13 1 £50,000 +2.04%
WAN Engineer
South East

WAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, WAN Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region featuring WAN Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Meraki
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN

WAN Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Meraki
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto