Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 52 35
Rank change year-on-year +40 -17 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 14.16% 0.45% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 2.78% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 7
Maidstone median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +31.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £34,000 £51,250 £22,875
90th Percentile £52,000 £53,750 £60,000
Kent median annual salary £44,250 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.51% +6.88% -12.09%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 40 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 35.40% 16.07% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 38
Maidstone median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £25,650 £21,250 £20,800
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £51,875
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,009
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.14% -15.27%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Maidstone.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (75.00%) VPN
3 12 (75.00%) Firewall
4 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (50.00%) VMware
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 6 (37.50%) High Availability
8 6 (37.50%) Network Security
8 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (37.50%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) MCP
9 5 (31.25%) Python
9 5 (31.25%) Internet
9 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (25.00%) SAN
10 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (25.00%) MCSE
10 4 (25.00%) MCSA
10 4 (25.00%) MCSD
10 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management

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 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) Internet
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCP
2 4 (25.00%) MCSA
2 4 (25.00%) MCSD
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Hyper-V
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com