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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 88 108 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -37
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.35% 0.70% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 4.55% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 14
Average salary £32,750 £41,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.60% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £24,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,550 £46,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
118 198 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 13.69% 15.37% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 113 182 75
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Brighton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) LAN
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) MPLS
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) CCNA
6 5 (29.41%) Juniper
6 5 (29.41%) Wireless
6 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
7 4 (23.53%) CCNP
7 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 4 (23.53%) JNCIA
8 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
8 3 (17.65%) OSPF
8 3 (17.65%) BGP
8 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 3 (17.65%) VPN
8 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (17.65%) Riverbed
9 2 (11.76%) Windows 7

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) SAN
6 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 2 (11.76%) L2TP
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
6 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
6 2 (11.76%) tcpdump
6 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
6 2 (11.76%) HSRP
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Security Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) DTV
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Statistics
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) iSeries
1 1 (5.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Network Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) JNCIA
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) Riverbed
6 2 (11.76%) NetScout
6 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) Ipanema Technologies
7 1 (5.88%) SAP