The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Kent
Rank 49 79 54
Rank change year-on-year +30 -25  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.88% 2.47% 4.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.83% 11.24% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 44
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% -12.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,800 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 249 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.02% 21.94% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 92 219 210
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -10.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Kent

WAN
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for WAN in Kent

WAN
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Kent over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Kent

WAN
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 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone 0 10 £40,000 -23.80%
Dartford - 8 - -
Tunbridge Wells +16 3 £32,500 -
Chatham -1 2 - -
Sittingbourne +2 1 - -
West Malling -2 1 £45,000 -31.29% 1
Tonbridge - 1 £70,000 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for WAN.

1 82 (90.11%) LAN
2 61 (67.03%) Cisco
2 61 (67.03%) Firewall
3 53 (58.24%) CheckPoint
4 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
5 42 (46.15%) Wireless
6 41 (45.05%) VMware
6 41 (45.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (41.76%) Windows
8 34 (37.36%) DHCP
9 32 (35.16%) Mitel
10 31 (34.07%) Network Design
11 29 (31.87%) DNS
12 28 (30.77%) SNMP
12 28 (30.77%) IP Telephony
12 28 (30.77%) IPsec
12 28 (30.77%) Network Security
13 27 (29.67%) Windows Server
13 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
13 27 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
14 25 (27.47%) MPLS
14 25 (27.47%) F5
15 23 (25.27%) Data Centre
15 23 (25.27%) WLAN
16 21 (23.08%) VPN
17 20 (21.98%) CCNP
17 20 (21.98%) Active Directory
17 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (21.98%) Hyper-V
18 19 (20.88%) CCNA

WAN
Top Related 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 12 (13.19%) IIS
1 12 (13.19%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.89%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.49%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
2 18 (19.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 82 (90.11%) LAN
2 61 (67.03%) Firewall
3 42 (46.15%) Wireless
4 34 (37.36%) DHCP
5 29 (31.87%) DNS
6 28 (30.77%) IP Telephony
6 28 (30.77%) IPsec
6 28 (30.77%) Network Security
6 28 (30.77%) SNMP
7 25 (27.47%) MPLS
8 23 (25.27%) WLAN
9 21 (23.08%) VPN
10 17 (18.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 17 (18.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 16 (17.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (16.48%) 802.11
12 15 (16.48%) DPNSS
12 15 (16.48%) QSIG
12 15 (16.48%) SAN
13 14 (15.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (3.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Network Engineer
2 20 (21.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (19.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 18 (19.78%) Network Security Engineer
3 18 (19.78%) Security Engineer
4 17 (18.68%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 15 (16.48%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 13 (14.29%) IT Support
7 11 (12.09%) Network Support
8 10 (10.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (9.89%) Analyst
9 9 (9.89%) Consultant
9 9 (9.89%) Support Analyst
9 9 (9.89%) Support Engineer
10 8 (8.79%) Escalation Engineer
11 7 (7.69%) IT Analyst
11 7 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (6.59%) Active Directory Support
12 6 (6.59%) IT Manager
12 6 (6.59%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.48%) 802.1X
2 12 (13.19%) .NET
3 4 (4.40%) REST
3 4 (4.40%) SOAP
3 4 (4.40%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.40%) iPhone
4 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.76%) Windows
2 27 (29.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.58%) Windows 7
5 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.89%) Linux
6 9 (9.89%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.79%) Android
7 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) Network Design
2 17 (18.68%) ITIL
3 15 (16.48%) Translating Business Requirements
4 11 (12.09%) GAP Analysis
4 11 (12.09%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (10.99%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.69%) Change Control
6 7 (7.69%) Change Management
6 7 (7.69%) CRM
7 6 (6.59%) B2B
8 5 (5.49%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.30%) Migration
10 3 (3.30%) Presales
10 3 (3.30%) PRINCE
10 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.30%) Project Management
10 3 (3.30%) Server Building
11 2 (2.20%) Customer Requirements
11 2 (2.20%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (21.98%) CCNP
3 19 (20.88%) CCNA
4 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (13.19%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (8.79%) CCSE
6 8 (8.79%) Degree
6 8 (8.79%) MCSE
7 6 (6.59%) MCITP
7 6 (6.59%) MCP
8 5 (5.49%) A+ Certification
8 5 (5.49%) MCSA
9 4 (4.40%) MCTS
10 3 (3.30%) CCIE
11 2 (2.20%) CCDA
11 2 (2.20%) CCDP
11 2 (2.20%) CCSA
11 2 (2.20%) CCSP
12 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.89%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (45.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (21.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (21.98%) Hyper-V
3 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 12 (13.19%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 61 (67.03%) Cisco
2 53 (58.24%) CheckPoint
3 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
4 41 (45.05%) VMware
5 32 (35.16%) Mitel
6 25 (27.47%) F5
7 18 (19.78%) HP
8 13 (14.29%) Palo Alto
8 13 (14.29%) Riverbed
9 12 (13.19%) Siemens
10 11 (12.09%) Brocade
11 10 (10.99%) Blue Coat
11 10 (10.99%) Fortinet
12 8 (8.79%) Aruba
12 8 (8.79%) Forcepoint
13 7 (7.69%) Apple
14 6 (6.59%) Sourcefire
15 5 (5.49%) Dell
15 5 (5.49%) Nortel
16 4 (4.40%) Barracuda Networks
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