The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.07% 4.23% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 23.15% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 43 28
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £23,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
112 216 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.00% 18.29% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83 163 199
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,950 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Essex

WAN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +13 4 - -
Basildon +19 1 £60,000 +106.89%
Colchester +2 1 £23,500 -48.91%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) VPN
5 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (48.00%) Citrix
5 12 (48.00%) SAN
5 12 (48.00%) VMware
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (36.00%) Internet
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (32.00%) CCNP
9 8 (32.00%) EMC
9 8 (32.00%) VoIP
9 8 (32.00%) IIS
9 8 (32.00%) iSCSI
9 8 (32.00%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
9 8 (32.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (28.00%) IPsec
10 7 (28.00%) DNS
10 7 (28.00%) MPLS
10 7 (28.00%) OSPF
10 7 (28.00%) BGP
10 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
11 6 (24.00%) Juniper

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) VPN
4 12 (48.00%) SAN
5 9 (36.00%) Internet
6 8 (32.00%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (32.00%) iSCSI
6 8 (32.00%) VoIP
7 7 (28.00%) BGP
7 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
7 7 (28.00%) IPsec
7 7 (28.00%) MPLS
7 7 (28.00%) OSPF
8 6 (24.00%) Extranet
8 6 (24.00%) FTP
8 6 (24.00%) LDAP
8 6 (24.00%) SMTP
8 6 (24.00%) SSL
8 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 9 (36.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (36.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Head of Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Head of IT
4 2 (8.00%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Head of IT Operations
4 2 (8.00%) Head of Operations
4 2 (8.00%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Check Point Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Assistant
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support Assistant
5 1 (4.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (24.00%) Unix
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.00%) Business Development
2 2 (8.00%) Information Security
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Presales
2 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.00%) High Availability
3 1 (4.00%) Line Management
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CCNP
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) JNCIP
3 2 (8.00%) CISM
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (32.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Citrix
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) EMC
4 6 (24.00%) Juniper
5 4 (16.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Avaya
6 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.00%) Kaspersky
6 3 (12.00%) SAP
7 2 (8.00%) F5
7 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
7 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL