The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 32 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 7.41% 1.01% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 4.49% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 3 23
Average salary £52,500 £25,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.00% -44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £31,800 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
WAN
West 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 Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 89 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 27.78% 22.53% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 102 74 103
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

WAN
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

WAN Salary Trend in Crawley

WAN
Salary Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Crawley

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 51 (78.46%) LAN
2 46 (70.77%) Cisco
3 42 (64.62%) Data Centre
4 40 (61.54%) Firewall
5 39 (60.00%) VMware
6 38 (58.46%) Windows
7 33 (50.77%) Citrix
8 32 (49.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (46.15%) SAN
10 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
10 29 (44.62%) TCP/IP
11 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (38.46%) SCCM
13 24 (36.92%) VPN
14 22 (33.85%) Load Balancing
15 21 (32.31%) Active Directory
16 19 (29.23%) MS Exchange
17 18 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
18 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (26.15%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (26.15%) Finance
19 16 (24.62%) Clustering
19 16 (24.62%) DNS
19 16 (24.62%) DHCP
19 16 (24.62%) Network Monitoring
20 15 (23.08%) UNIX
21 14 (21.54%) Project Management
22 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
22 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
22 13 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 19 (29.23%) MS Exchange
2 18 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (20.00%) Lync
3 13 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (13.85%) IIS
5 3 (4.62%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Symantec.cloud
2 3 (4.62%) Mimecast
2 3 (4.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (78.46%) LAN
2 40 (61.54%) Firewall
3 30 (46.15%) SAN
4 29 (44.62%) TCP/IP
5 24 (36.92%) VPN
6 16 (24.62%) DNS
6 16 (24.62%) DHCP
7 11 (16.92%) NAS
7 11 (16.92%) VLAN
8 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (13.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (10.77%) Unified Communications
10 7 (10.77%) MPLS
10 7 (10.77%) Wireless
11 6 (9.23%) VoIP
11 6 (9.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (7.69%) HSRP
12 5 (7.69%) Multicast
12 5 (7.69%) IPsec
12 5 (7.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Back Office
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (29.23%) Network Engineer
3 14 (21.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (13.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (10.77%) Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.69%) Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support
8 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.15%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) IT Support
9 3 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) .NET
1 9 (13.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (64.62%) Data Centre
2 16 (24.62%) Clustering
3 10 (15.38%) Mainframe
4 7 (10.77%) AS400
4 7 (10.77%) iSeries
4 7 (10.77%) BYOD
5 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Replication
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Windows
2 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (23.08%) UNIX
5 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Load Balancing
2 16 (24.62%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (21.54%) Project Management
4 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.00%) High Availability
5 11 (16.92%) WAN Optimisation
6 10 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations
6 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (13.85%) Business Continuity
7 9 (13.85%) Service Management
7 9 (13.85%) ITIL
7 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.85%) Release Management
7 9 (13.85%) Patch Management
8 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (10.77%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (10.77%) Project Planning
8 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (10.77%) Performance Management
8 7 (10.77%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) C
2 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.85%) CCNP
2 9 (13.85%) CCNA
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (49.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (32.31%) Active Directory
3 12 (18.46%) XenApp
4 11 (16.92%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
5 9 (13.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (13.85%) XenDesktop
6 7 (10.77%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (38.46%) SCCM
2 9 (13.85%) ARCserve
2 9 (13.85%) WSUS
2 9 (13.85%) SCSM
3 8 (12.31%) SCOM
4 4 (6.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (70.77%) Cisco
2 39 (60.00%) VMware
3 33 (50.77%) Citrix
4 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
5 13 (20.00%) Dell
5 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
6 12 (18.46%) SolarWinds
7 11 (16.92%) Riverbed
8 9 (13.85%) Lumension
8 9 (13.85%) Sophos
8 9 (13.85%) HP
9 8 (12.31%) Blue Coat
10 7 (10.77%) Intel
10 7 (10.77%) 3Com
11 5 (7.69%) Avaya
11 5 (7.69%) CA
12 4 (6.15%) Symantec
12 4 (6.15%) Meraki
13 3 (4.62%) WatchGuard