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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 61 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.67% 1.66% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.82% 7.69% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 14
Average salary £37,000 £54,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.48% +83.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,300 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
246 247 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.34% 21.61% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 180 205 129
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,078 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
Basildon +12 5 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Colchester +10 2 £37,500 -
Chelmsford -3 1 £35,000 -35.18%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £23,000 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £35,000 - 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 41 (80.39%) LAN
2 26 (50.98%) Cisco
3 23 (45.10%) Juniper
3 23 (45.10%) Firewall
4 20 (39.22%) SAN
4 20 (39.22%) Windows
5 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (31.37%) VMware
6 15 (29.41%) ITIL
6 15 (29.41%) MPLS
7 14 (27.45%) OSPF
7 14 (27.45%) BGP
7 14 (27.45%) Linux
7 14 (27.45%) Multicast
8 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
10 11 (21.57%) Internet
11 10 (19.61%) Intranet
11 10 (19.61%) VPN
11 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
12 8 (15.69%) WLAN
12 8 (15.69%) CCNP
12 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
12 8 (15.69%) Project Management
12 8 (15.69%) System Testing
12 8 (15.69%) Network Architecture
12 8 (15.69%) Finance
12 8 (15.69%) Wireless
13 7 (13.73%) Junos

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (80.39%) LAN
2 23 (45.10%) Firewall
3 20 (39.22%) SAN
4 15 (29.41%) MPLS
5 14 (27.45%) OSPF
5 14 (27.45%) BGP
5 14 (27.45%) Multicast
6 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
6 11 (21.57%) Internet
7 10 (19.61%) Intranet
7 10 (19.61%) VPN
8 8 (15.69%) WLAN
8 8 (15.69%) Wireless
9 7 (13.73%) Junos
9 7 (13.73%) Network Security
9 7 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (13.73%) DWDM
9 7 (13.73%) SDH
10 6 (11.76%) DNS
10 6 (11.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Design Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Junior
7 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Equities
2 2 (3.92%) Learning Management System
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Project Management
2 8 (15.69%) System Testing
2 8 (15.69%) Network Architecture
3 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
3 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.76%) Network Design
4 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (9.80%) Change Management
5 4 (7.84%) High Availability
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.92%) Business Transformation
7 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.92%) Logistics
7 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Perl
1 5 (9.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.69%) CCNP
3 7 (13.73%) CCIE
4 6 (11.76%) CCDA
4 6 (11.76%) JNCIE
5 5 (9.80%) CCSP
6 4 (7.84%) Degree
7 2 (3.92%) CCNA
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.96%) CCDP
8 1 (1.96%) MCSE
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Cisco
2 23 (45.10%) Juniper
3 16 (31.37%) VMware
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.76%) F5
6 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.84%) Citrix
8 3 (5.88%) McAfee
9 2 (3.92%) Avaya
9 2 (3.92%) Toshiba
10 1 (1.96%) Google
10 1 (1.96%) Symantec
10 1 (1.96%) HP
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
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