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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 82 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.74% 1.15% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% 9.76% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 28
Average salary £34,000 £30,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.47% -11.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,275 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
218 123 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 18.97% 11.74% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 180 102 159
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 - 16 - -
Brighton -7 2 £34,000 -3.54%
Crowborough - 1 £13,750 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 34 (85.00%) LAN
2 19 (47.50%) Cisco
2 19 (47.50%) Firewall
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) Degree
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
4 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (40.00%) HP
6 15 (37.50%) MPLS
6 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 15 (37.50%) VPN
7 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (32.50%) Migration
8 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
8 13 (32.50%) Unified Communications
9 12 (30.00%) IaaS
10 11 (27.50%) SAN
10 11 (27.50%) Juniper
10 11 (27.50%) Wireless
10 11 (27.50%) VLAN
11 10 (25.00%) OSPF
11 10 (25.00%) BGP
11 10 (25.00%) CCIE
11 10 (25.00%) CCNP
12 9 (22.50%) SSL
12 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
12 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
12 9 (22.50%) VPLS
12 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (22.50%) F5

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) IaaS
2 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 4 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) LAN
2 19 (47.50%) Firewall
3 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 15 (37.50%) VPN
3 15 (37.50%) MPLS
4 13 (32.50%) Unified Communications
5 11 (27.50%) VLAN
5 11 (27.50%) Wireless
5 11 (27.50%) SAN
6 10 (25.00%) OSPF
6 10 (25.00%) BGP
7 9 (22.50%) SSL
7 9 (22.50%) VPLS
7 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 8 (20.00%) IP Telephony
8 8 (20.00%) DNS
8 8 (20.00%) VoIP
8 8 (20.00%) DHCP
8 8 (20.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Games
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Systems Engineer
1 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Systems Support
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Administrator
5 6 (15.00%) Systems Support Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) IT Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
6 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.00%) Head of IT
8 3 (7.50%) Junior
9 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) iSeries
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) VMS
5 1 (2.50%) OpenBSD
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 8 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.00%) Software Licensing
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Degree
2 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (25.00%) CCIE
3 10 (25.00%) CCNP
4 7 (17.50%) CCNA
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.00%) MCSE
6 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.50%) MCP
8 1 (2.50%) HND
8 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) Postfix
4 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco
1 19 (47.50%) VMware
2 16 (40.00%) HP
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (27.50%) Juniper
5 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
5 9 (22.50%) F5
6 7 (17.50%) 3PAR
6 7 (17.50%) Citrix
7 4 (10.00%) Avaya
7 4 (10.00%) IBM
8 2 (5.00%) Polycom
8 2 (5.00%) Huawei
9 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.50%) Genesys