The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 89 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.44% 1.60% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.03% 16.28% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 16
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 86 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.91% 9.82% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 103 74 136
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
South East

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) CCIE
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (45.45%) F5
5 5 (45.45%) Huawei
5 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (45.45%) Wireless
5 5 (45.45%) CCNP
6 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (27.27%) Communications Security
7 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
7 3 (27.27%) CCNA
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) Network Design
8 2 (18.18%) IPsec
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
8 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) CCDP
8 2 (18.18%) Internet
8 2 (18.18%) OSPF
8 2 (18.18%) BCP
8 2 (18.18%) BGP-4
8 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
8 2 (18.18%) Project Management
8 2 (18.18%) IPv4

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) IPsec
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) BGP-4
6 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 2 (18.18%) IPv4
6 2 (18.18%) IPv6
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) IKE
6 2 (18.18%) SNMP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Communications Security
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) BCP
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (90.91%) CCIE
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) F5
3 5 (45.45%) Huawei
3 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper