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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 88 66 89
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.30% 2.43% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.17% 14.93% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 7
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,130 £18,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
237 134 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 18.19% 16.30% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 214 125 147
Average salary £30,243 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.59% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Brighton -24 12 £32,500 -
Crowborough - 1 £13,750 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (79.41%) LAN
2 22 (64.71%) Cisco
3 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) Huawei
5 12 (35.29%) VMware
5 12 (35.29%) CCIE
6 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
6 11 (32.35%) Fortinet
6 11 (32.35%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (32.35%) F5
6 11 (32.35%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (23.53%) Firewall
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 8 (23.53%) Linux
8 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (17.65%) Degree
9 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 6 (17.65%) DHCP
9 6 (17.65%) DNS
9 6 (17.65%) Citrix
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (11.76%) SSH
11 4 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (11.76%) VLAN
11 4 (11.76%) Software Licensing
11 4 (11.76%) FTP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) LAN
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco PIX
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (32.35%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (23.53%) Firewall
4 6 (17.65%) DHCP
4 6 (17.65%) DNS
5 4 (11.76%) SAN
5 4 (11.76%) FTP
5 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.76%) VoIP
5 4 (11.76%) SSH
5 4 (11.76%) VLAN
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
6 3 (8.82%) Wireless
6 3 (8.82%) Internet
6 3 (8.82%) MPLS
7 2 (5.88%) OSPF
7 2 (5.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Senior Network Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Senior Security Engineer
1 11 (32.35%) Security Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Systems Support
3 9 (26.47%) Systems Support Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) Administrator
6 6 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) Systems Support Analyst
7 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (14.71%) IT Administrator
7 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (11.76%) Head of IT
9 3 (8.82%) Junior
10 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Open Source
1 2 (5.88%) Social Media
2 1 (2.94%) PMI
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Software Licensing
2 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.94%) Migration
3 1 (2.94%) Change Control
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PHP
1 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) CCIE
3 6 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) CCNP
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MCITP
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) HND
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Postfix
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) Huawei
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 11 (32.35%) CheckPoint
4 11 (32.35%) Fortinet
4 11 (32.35%) F5
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.65%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Polycom
8 1 (2.94%) Genesys