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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 22 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 10.00% 2.99% 13.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.14% 9.52% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 12
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +10.52%  
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 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 21 21 33
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 17.50% 31.34% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 31
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -9.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for WAN.

1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 9 (69.23%) SLA
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
5 8 (61.54%) CRM
5 8 (61.54%) Linux
5 8 (61.54%) MS Office
5 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
5 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
5 8 (61.54%) Fortinet
5 8 (61.54%) Palo Alto
5 8 (61.54%) F5
6 7 (53.85%) Aruba
6 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
6 7 (53.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (53.85%) Blue Coat
6 7 (53.85%) CCSE
6 7 (53.85%) Sourcefire
6 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (53.85%) Forcepoint
6 7 (53.85%) Change Management
6 7 (53.85%) Wireless
6 7 (53.85%) CCNP
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall

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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (61.54%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
3 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) DSL
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
7 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.69%) IGRP
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
7 1 (7.69%) OSPF
7 1 (7.69%) RIP
7 1 (7.69%) SNMP
7 1 (7.69%) VPLS
7 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) CRM
2 7 (53.85%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
5 1 (7.69%) BCP
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Escalation Management
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Presales
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CCNP
1 7 (53.85%) CCSE
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) MCSD
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
3 8 (61.54%) F5
3 8 (61.54%) Fortinet
3 8 (61.54%) Palo Alto
4 7 (53.85%) Aruba
4 7 (53.85%) Blue Coat
4 7 (53.85%) Forcepoint
4 7 (53.85%) Sourcefire
5 1 (7.69%) Acronis
5 1 (7.69%) Sage
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) VMware