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 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 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.88% 1.41% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.91% 8.10% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 19
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
101 247 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.92% 17.38% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 94 219 131
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Brighton +8 3 £36,000 +2.85%
Lewes - 3 £31,500 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (75.00%) Firewall
3 19 (67.86%) Cisco
4 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
5 16 (57.14%) HP
5 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (57.14%) Data Centre
6 15 (53.57%) Unified Communications
6 15 (53.57%) MPLS
6 15 (53.57%) VPN
7 14 (50.00%) Degree
7 14 (50.00%) IaaS
8 13 (46.43%) Migration
9 12 (42.86%) Wireless
10 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
10 11 (39.29%) CCNP
11 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
11 10 (35.71%) Juniper
11 10 (35.71%) SAN
11 10 (35.71%) SQL
11 10 (35.71%) Windows
11 10 (35.71%) VMware
11 10 (35.71%) Network Security
12 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (32.14%) IP Telephony
12 9 (32.14%) VLAN
12 9 (32.14%) ITIL
12 9 (32.14%) OSPF
12 9 (32.14%) BGP
13 8 (28.57%) EIGRP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (14.29%) IIS
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) IaaS
2 6 (21.43%) SaaS
2 6 (21.43%) PaaS
3 5 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (75.00%) Firewall
3 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
4 15 (53.57%) VPN
4 15 (53.57%) MPLS
4 15 (53.57%) Unified Communications
5 12 (42.86%) Wireless
6 10 (35.71%) Network Security
6 10 (35.71%) SAN
7 9 (32.14%) OSPF
7 9 (32.14%) BGP
7 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (32.14%) IP Telephony
7 9 (32.14%) VLAN
8 8 (28.57%) VPLS
8 8 (28.57%) SSL
8 8 (28.57%) HSRP
8 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
8 8 (28.57%) RIP
9 7 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Engineering Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
6 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) J2EE
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) iSeries
3 6 (21.43%) BYOD
3 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.71%) Clustering
6 2 (7.14%) PKI
6 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
6 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
7 1 (3.57%) DTV
7 1 (3.57%) Replication
7 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (3.57%) Statistics
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) VMS
3 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) SUSE
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Migration
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 8 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 8 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) SOA
7 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (50.00%) Degree
3 11 (39.29%) CCNP
4 8 (28.57%) CCIE
5 6 (21.43%) MCSE
5 6 (21.43%) CCNA
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (10.71%) CITP
7 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) CCDA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) HP
3 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
4 10 (35.71%) Juniper
4 10 (35.71%) VMware
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) 3PAR
5 8 (28.57%) F5
5 8 (28.57%) Avaya
6 7 (25.00%) IBM
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix
8 2 (7.14%) Sun
9 1 (3.57%) SAP
9 1 (3.57%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.57%) NetApp
9 1 (3.57%) Symantec