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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.67% 1.58% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.88% 10.00% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 9
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £37,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £71,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
132 200 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.97% 15.79% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 104 110 189
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 1 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 +18 6 £97,500 +50.00%
Chelmsford - 2 £24,000 -
Hockley +1 1 £35,000 -
Rayleigh - 1 £40,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (90.91%) LAN
2 29 (52.73%) Cisco
3 28 (50.91%) Firewall
4 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
5 19 (34.55%) ITIL
5 19 (34.55%) Windows
6 18 (32.73%) Linux
6 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (30.91%) CCNP
8 15 (27.27%) Palo Alto
9 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
9 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
9 14 (25.45%) VPN
9 14 (25.45%) Service Delivery
9 14 (25.45%) Finance
10 11 (20.00%) SSL
10 11 (20.00%) CCDP
10 11 (20.00%) VoIP
10 11 (20.00%) VMware
10 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (18.18%) F5
11 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
11 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (18.18%) Juniper
11 10 (18.18%) SAN
11 10 (18.18%) MPLS
11 10 (18.18%) CCNA
12 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2

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 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (90.91%) LAN
2 28 (50.91%) Firewall
3 14 (25.45%) VPN
4 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (20.00%) SSL
4 11 (20.00%) VoIP
5 10 (18.18%) MPLS
5 10 (18.18%) SAN
6 9 (16.36%) NAS
7 8 (14.55%) IPsec
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (12.73%) Network Security
8 7 (12.73%) Wireless
9 6 (10.91%) FirePass
9 6 (10.91%) IP Telephony
10 5 (9.09%) BGP
10 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
10 5 (9.09%) OSPF
11 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SAP HANA
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Network Manager
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Associate Director
4 5 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Network Support
5 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Chief Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Chief Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Linux
3 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.09%) Unix
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) ITIL
2 14 (25.45%) Service Delivery
3 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
4 9 (16.36%) Network Management
4 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.36%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (14.55%) Project Management
6 5 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.09%) ITSM
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps
7 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.27%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Data Privacy
8 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.45%) Network Design
8 3 (5.45%) Service Management
9 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (30.91%) CCNP
3 11 (20.00%) CCDP
4 10 (18.18%) CCNA
5 6 (10.91%) CCSA
6 4 (7.27%) CCDA
6 4 (7.27%) CCIE
6 4 (7.27%) CCSE
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (5.45%) CCSP
7 3 (5.45%) JNCIE
7 3 (5.45%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.82%) Degree
9 1 (1.82%) MCP
9 1 (1.82%) MCSA
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) KVM
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.82%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Cisco
2 15 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
4 11 (20.00%) VMware
5 10 (18.18%) F5
5 10 (18.18%) Juniper
6 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.91%) Zeacom
8 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.27%) Citrix
10 2 (3.64%) HP
10 2 (3.64%) SAP
10 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.82%) Avaya
11 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.82%) BT
11 1 (1.82%) Google
11 1 (1.82%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.82%) Remedy