The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex 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 70 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 11 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.64% 1.16% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.02% 10.00% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 41
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -5.79%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
WAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
181 110 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 16.45% 11.55% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 136 87 164
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

WAN
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

WAN Salary Trend in East Sussex

WAN
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in East Sussex

WAN
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bexhill-On-Sea - 25 - -
Brighton -12 2 £34,000 -15.00%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 42 (91.30%) LAN
2 29 (63.04%) Firewall
3 28 (60.87%) Degree
4 27 (58.70%) HP
5 26 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (54.35%) VPN
7 24 (52.17%) MPLS
8 23 (50.00%) Migration
8 23 (50.00%) VMware
9 22 (47.83%) TCP/IP
9 22 (47.83%) Unified Communications
9 22 (47.83%) IaaS
10 21 (45.65%) Cisco
11 19 (41.30%) Windows
12 18 (39.13%) Juniper
12 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (36.96%) CCNP
13 17 (36.96%) VLAN
14 16 (34.78%) SAN
14 16 (34.78%) Wireless
15 15 (32.61%) SSL
15 15 (32.61%) OSPF
15 15 (32.61%) BGP
15 15 (32.61%) VPLS
16 14 (30.43%) ITIL
16 14 (30.43%) RIP
16 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
16 14 (30.43%) CheckPoint
16 14 (30.43%) EIGRP
16 14 (30.43%) IP Telephony

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.17%) Lync
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (47.83%) IaaS
2 8 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (17.39%) SaaS
2 8 (17.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (91.30%) LAN
2 29 (63.04%) Firewall
3 25 (54.35%) VPN
4 24 (52.17%) MPLS
5 22 (47.83%) TCP/IP
5 22 (47.83%) Unified Communications
6 17 (36.96%) VLAN
7 16 (34.78%) Wireless
7 16 (34.78%) SAN
8 15 (32.61%) VPLS
8 15 (32.61%) OSPF
8 15 (32.61%) BGP
8 15 (32.61%) SSL
9 14 (30.43%) RIP
9 14 (30.43%) HSRP
9 14 (30.43%) Network Security
9 14 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (30.43%) EIGRP
9 14 (30.43%) IP Telephony
10 12 (26.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Games
1 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) Systems Support
5 9 (19.57%) Engineering Manager
5 9 (19.57%) Systems Support Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Technical Manager
6 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Administrator
7 6 (13.04%) Systems Support Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) IT Administrator
8 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Head of IT
10 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.39%) iSeries
2 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Replication
3 4 (8.70%) Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) PKI
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) VMS
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Migration
2 14 (30.43%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (30.43%) Security Architecture
2 14 (30.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 14 (30.43%) WAN Optimisation
3 12 (26.09%) Network Architecture
4 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.70%) Software Licensing
7 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.17%) Network Design
8 1 (2.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.17%) Change Control
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (60.87%) Degree
2 26 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (36.96%) CCNP
4 12 (26.09%) CCNA
4 12 (26.09%) CCIE
5 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (19.57%) MCSE
6 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.17%) MCITP
7 1 (2.17%) CCDA
7 1 (2.17%) MCP
7 1 (2.17%) HND
7 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (19.57%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Postfix
4 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) HP
2 23 (50.00%) VMware
3 21 (45.65%) Cisco
4 18 (39.13%) Juniper
5 14 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (30.43%) F5
6 12 (26.09%) 3PAR
7 8 (17.39%) Avaya
7 8 (17.39%) IBM
8 7 (15.22%) Citrix
9 2 (4.35%) Polycom