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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 84 92 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.36% 1.22% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.30% 7.01% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 19
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
91 214 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 10.82% 17.37% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 85 191 102
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Brighton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) CCNP
6 1 (16.67%) DB2
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) WLAN
6 1 (16.67%) VMS
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (16.67%) MPLS
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Avaya

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
1 1 (16.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) Ruckus Wireless