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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 2.35% 8.98% 6.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.24% 29.03% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 32
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
89 124 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 20.94% 30.92% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 84 111 104
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Crawley

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
5 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
5 6 (35.29%) SCCM
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Unix
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) assyst
7 4 (23.53%) iPad
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 4 (23.53%) Avaya
7 4 (23.53%) VPN
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) VMS
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) MS Office
7 4 (23.53%) SAP
8 3 (17.65%) Clustering
8 3 (17.65%) C

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) SAN
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) DSL
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
6 2 (11.76%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
6 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (11.76%) FTP
6 2 (11.76%) HTTP
6 2 (11.76%) ICMP
6 2 (11.76%) PBX
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (17.65%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) iPad
3 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
3 3 (17.65%) Replication
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) AS400
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) VMS
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (11.76%) ISA Server
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Avaya
4 4 (23.53%) SAP
5 3 (17.65%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) 3Com
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Intel
6 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
6 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto