The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 77 90 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.66% 0.96% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 6.57% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 20
Average salary £51,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £46,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
WAN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
203 198 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.01% 14.68% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 111 174 200
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WAN
Salary Trend in Essex

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

WAN Salary Trend in Essex

WAN
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Essex

WAN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
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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
Basildon -1 4 £65,000 +57.57%
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Colchester +5 1 - -
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £65,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £80,000 - 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 37 (66.07%) LAN
2 31 (55.36%) Windows
3 30 (53.57%) Cisco
4 27 (48.21%) Firewall
5 21 (37.50%) VMware
6 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
7 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (26.79%) VPN
8 15 (26.79%) SQL
8 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (25.00%) CCNP
9 14 (25.00%) Avaya
10 13 (23.21%) Citrix
11 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.43%) DNS
11 12 (21.43%) MCSE
11 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
11 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
12 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (19.64%) Degree
12 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
12 11 (19.64%) ITIL
12 11 (19.64%) Project Management
13 10 (17.86%) SAN
13 10 (17.86%) Finance
13 10 (17.86%) High Availability
13 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (16.07%) Office 365

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
1 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.57%) Lync
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (66.07%) LAN
2 27 (48.21%) Firewall
3 15 (26.79%) VPN
4 12 (21.43%) DNS
5 10 (17.86%) SAN
6 9 (16.07%) MPLS
7 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 8 (14.29%) Wireless
7 8 (14.29%) Internet
7 8 (14.29%) VLAN
7 8 (14.29%) Network Security
8 7 (12.50%) IP Telephony
8 7 (12.50%) SSL
9 6 (10.71%) DHCP
9 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (7.14%) WLAN
10 4 (7.14%) OSPF
11 3 (5.36%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Head of IT
3 7 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Design Architect
5 4 (7.14%) IT Support Assistant
5 4 (7.14%) IT Assistant
5 4 (7.14%) IT Support
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
5 4 (7.14%) Network Design Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Support Assistant
6 3 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.29%) BYOD
3 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.71%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 11 (19.64%) Project Management
3 10 (17.86%) High Availability
4 8 (14.29%) Strategic Management
4 8 (14.29%) CRM
4 8 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 8 (14.29%) SDLC
5 7 (12.50%) Change Management
6 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.93%) Line Management
7 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.14%) Network Architecture
9 3 (5.36%) Network Design
9 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.57%) Product Management
10 2 (3.57%) Malware Detection\Protection
11 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (25.00%) CCNP
4 12 (21.43%) MCSE
5 11 (19.64%) Degree
6 9 (16.07%) CCNA
7 8 (14.29%) CCDP
8 5 (8.93%) CCIE
9 4 (7.14%) CCDA
9 4 (7.14%) CCSA
9 4 (7.14%) CCSE
9 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 3 (5.36%) JNCIP
10 3 (5.36%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.57%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.57%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (3.57%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Cisco
2 21 (37.50%) VMware
3 14 (25.00%) Avaya
4 13 (23.21%) Citrix
5 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.50%) F5
7 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.14%) Juniper
9 3 (5.36%) HP
9 3 (5.36%) Siemens
9 3 (5.36%) Zeacom
10 2 (3.57%) Brocade
10 2 (3.57%) Websense
10 2 (3.57%) NetApp
11 1 (1.79%) Apple
11 1 (1.79%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
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