The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 19.40% - 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 76.47% - 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Median salary £40,000 - £24,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Maidstone with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 17 31 24
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 25.37% 43.06% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 24
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +54.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone 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 Maidstone

WAN
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for WAN in Maidstone

WAN
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

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

Salary histogram for WAN in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for WAN.

1 21 (91.30%) LAN
2 19 (82.61%) Windows
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) Network Security
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
5 14 (60.87%) SLA
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco
6 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
6 12 (52.17%) Wireless
6 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
7 11 (47.83%) F5
7 11 (47.83%) Palo Alto
8 10 (43.48%) Fortinet
8 10 (43.48%) Change Management
8 10 (43.48%) CCNP
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (43.48%) Linux
8 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (39.13%) CRM
9 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
9 9 (39.13%) Firewall
9 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
9 9 (39.13%) CCSE
9 9 (39.13%) Forcepoint
9 9 (39.13%) Sourcefire
9 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (39.13%) Aruba
9 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (34.78%) Active Directory

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) LAN
2 16 (69.57%) Network Security
3 12 (52.17%) Wireless
4 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (39.13%) Firewall
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) BGP
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.70%) MPLS
6 2 (8.70%) OSPF
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.35%) DSL
7 1 (4.35%) HSRP
7 1 (4.35%) IGRP
7 1 (4.35%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) VPLS
7 1 (4.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 9 (39.13%) Escalation Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Change Management
2 9 (39.13%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (21.74%) High Availability
3 5 (21.74%) Security Patching
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Escalation Management
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Presales
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
1 5 (21.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CCNP
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CCSE
3 5 (21.74%) MCP
3 5 (21.74%) MCSA
3 5 (21.74%) MCSD
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
4 11 (47.83%) F5
4 11 (47.83%) Palo Alto
5 10 (43.48%) Fortinet
6 9 (39.13%) Aruba
6 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
6 9 (39.13%) Forcepoint
6 9 (39.13%) Sourcefire
7 3 (13.04%) Apple
7 3 (13.04%) Avaya
8 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.35%) VMware
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