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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 84 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.10% 1.15% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 7.37% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 11
Median salary £35,000 £57,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £73,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
135 190 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.33% 15.63% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 114 113 203
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £39,725
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 3 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £23,000 -
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Rayleigh - 1 £40,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 37 (94.87%) LAN
2 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Cisco
3 17 (43.59%) Firewall
4 15 (38.46%) Linux
5 14 (35.90%) ITIL
5 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
6 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 13 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 13 (33.33%) VPN
6 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (30.77%) Palo Alto
8 11 (28.21%) VMware
8 11 (28.21%) CCNP
9 10 (25.64%) SSL
9 10 (25.64%) SAN
9 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
10 9 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 9 (23.08%) NAS
10 9 (23.08%) F5
10 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (23.08%) Finance
10 9 (23.08%) CCNA
10 9 (23.08%) CCDP

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 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (94.87%) LAN
2 17 (43.59%) Firewall
3 13 (33.33%) VPN
4 10 (25.64%) SAN
4 10 (25.64%) SSL
5 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (23.08%) NAS
6 8 (20.51%) IPsec
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (15.38%) MPLS
8 6 (15.38%) VoIP
9 5 (12.82%) FirePass
9 5 (12.82%) IP Telephony
9 5 (12.82%) Network Security
9 5 (12.82%) OSPF
10 3 (7.69%) BGP
10 3 (7.69%) DHCP
10 3 (7.69%) DMZ
10 3 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Architect
1 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Associate Director
3 3 (7.69%) Chief Architect
3 3 (7.69%) Chief Enterprise Architect
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.13%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) Flash
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) CMDB
2 2 (5.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
4 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Unix
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.13%) CatOS
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 9 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.38%) Network Management
7 4 (10.26%) DevOps
7 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.69%) ITSM
8 3 (7.69%) Network Design
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) Data Privacy
9 2 (5.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.21%) CCNP
3 9 (23.08%) CCDP
3 9 (23.08%) CCNA
4 6 (15.38%) CCSA
5 4 (10.26%) CCDA
5 4 (10.26%) CCIE
5 4 (10.26%) CCSE
6 3 (7.69%) CCSP
6 3 (7.69%) JNCIE
6 3 (7.69%) JNCIP
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) Degree
8 1 (2.56%) MCP
8 1 (2.56%) MCSA
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) KVM
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.56%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 12 (30.77%) Palo Alto
4 11 (28.21%) VMware
5 9 (23.08%) F5
6 6 (15.38%) Juniper
7 5 (12.82%) Zeacom
8 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.13%) SAP
10 1 (2.56%) Avaya
10 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.56%) BT
10 1 (2.56%) Citrix
10 1 (2.56%) Google
10 1 (2.56%) Kaspersky
10 1 (2.56%) Remedy