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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 88 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.22% 0.93% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 8.43% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 24
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £41,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
111 83 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 11.97% 11.01% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 97 68 109
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,000
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 24 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Brighton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) FTP
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) Internet
6 4 (28.57%) SSH
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) VLAN
7 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
8 2 (14.29%) MySQL
8 2 (14.29%) VPN
8 2 (14.29%) CCNP
8 2 (14.29%) CCNA
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) FTP
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) SSH
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) IPsec
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) DSL
6 1 (7.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Support
1 9 (64.29%) Support Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Administrator
3 6 (42.86%) Systems Support Analyst
4 5 (35.71%) IT Administrator
4 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Linux Support
5 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Migration
1 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) HND
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Postfix
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Polycom
5 1 (7.14%) HP