The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 93 59 81
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.06% 2.76% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 19.19% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 4
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,317 £18,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
WAN
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
201 99 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 17.71% 14.37% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 180 96 106
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

WAN
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

WAN Salary Trend in Brighton

WAN
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Brighton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 10 (58.82%) LAN
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
5 6 (35.29%) DHCP
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) SSH
7 4 (23.53%) VLAN
7 4 (23.53%) FTP
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) VoIP
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
9 2 (11.76%) Huawei
9 2 (11.76%) Wireless
9 2 (11.76%) MPLS
9 2 (11.76%) HP
9 2 (11.76%) Citrix
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) FTP
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) SSH
3 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
4 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) IPv4
5 2 (11.76%) IPv6
5 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Systems Support
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Systems Support Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Analyst
3 7 (41.18%) Administrator
4 6 (35.29%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (35.29%) Support Analyst
4 6 (35.29%) Systems Support Analyst
5 5 (29.41%) IT Administrator
5 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Network Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Linux Support
6 2 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Account Director
6 2 (11.76%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Postfix
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Huawei
3 2 (11.76%) Polycom
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Genesys