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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 55 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 51 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.29% 2.20% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.17% 10.22% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 23
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
211 274 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.73% 21.49% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 151 210 142
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Brentwood +9 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Colchester -12 7 £46,000 -3.15% 1
Chelmsford +5 1 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Basildon - 1 £29,000 - 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 54 (79.41%) LAN
2 39 (57.35%) Cisco
3 35 (51.47%) Firewall
4 27 (39.71%) ITIL
5 23 (33.82%) Windows
6 20 (29.41%) CCNP
6 20 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (27.94%) VoIP
8 18 (26.47%) VPN
8 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
9 16 (23.53%) MPLS
9 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 16 (23.53%) Wireless
10 15 (22.06%) Project Management
10 15 (22.06%) Juniper
10 15 (22.06%) Palo Alto
11 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
11 13 (19.12%) MS Office
12 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
12 11 (16.18%) CCDP
12 11 (16.18%) F5
13 10 (14.71%) Citrix
13 10 (14.71%) CCNA
13 10 (14.71%) SSL
14 9 (13.24%) HP
14 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
14 9 (13.24%) Finance
14 9 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (11.76%) Network Monitoring

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
1 13 (19.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (79.41%) LAN
2 35 (51.47%) Firewall
3 19 (27.94%) VoIP
4 18 (26.47%) VPN
5 16 (23.53%) MPLS
5 16 (23.53%) Wireless
6 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
8 10 (14.71%) SSL
9 9 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (10.29%) BGP
10 7 (10.29%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (10.29%) IPsec
11 6 (8.82%) EIGRP
11 6 (8.82%) Ethernet
11 6 (8.82%) FirePass
11 6 (8.82%) HSRP
11 6 (8.82%) IP Telephony
11 6 (8.82%) MGCP
12 5 (7.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Publishing
3 2 (2.94%) French Language
3 2 (2.94%) German Language
3 2 (2.94%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Billing
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) Network Support
3 10 (14.71%) Technical Support
4 9 (13.24%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (13.24%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 9 (13.24%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 9 (13.24%) Help Desk Adviser
4 9 (13.24%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (13.24%) Network Manager
4 9 (13.24%) Support Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Technical Advisor
4 9 (13.24%) Technical Support Advisor
5 8 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco Support
7 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.94%) iPad
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Linux
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.47%) Unix
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) ITIL
2 15 (22.06%) Project Management
3 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
4 8 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.82%) ITSM
7 5 (7.35%) Data Privacy
7 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.35%) Logistics
7 5 (7.35%) Network Management
8 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.88%) Service Management
9 3 (4.41%) Change Control
9 3 (4.41%) Network Design
9 3 (4.41%) Patch Management
9 3 (4.41%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (4.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) CCNP
1 20 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.18%) CCDP
3 10 (14.71%) CCNA
4 8 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (8.82%) CCSA
6 5 (7.35%) CCDA
6 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.88%) CCIE
7 4 (5.88%) CCSE
7 4 (5.88%) CCSP
7 4 (5.88%) Degree
7 4 (5.88%) MCP
7 4 (5.88%) MCSE
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (4.41%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.41%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.94%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 39 (57.35%) Cisco
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.06%) Juniper
3 15 (22.06%) Palo Alto
4 11 (16.18%) F5
5 10 (14.71%) Citrix
6 9 (13.24%) HP
7 7 (10.29%) VMware
8 6 (8.82%) Zeacom
9 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.94%) Avaya
11 2 (2.94%) Symantec
12 1 (1.47%) BroadSoft
12 1 (1.47%) NetApp
12 1 (1.47%) Pegasus
12 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.47%) Veeam
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 14 days ago
Chelmsford
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £650000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago