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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 73 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.34% 3.03% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 19.29% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 23
Median salary £41,500 £32,313 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.43% -28.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £23,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £46,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
117 197 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 13.07% 15.72% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85 133 199
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +7 3 - -
Colchester +7 1 £57,500 +25.00%
Buckhurst Hill - 1 £21,500 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 25 (89.29%) LAN
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) SAN
4 12 (42.86%) VMware
4 12 (42.86%) VPN
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 11 (39.29%) Citrix
6 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 9 (32.14%) Internet
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (28.57%) EMC
8 8 (28.57%) Juniper
8 8 (28.57%) CCNP
8 8 (28.57%) IIS
8 8 (28.57%) VoIP
8 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
8 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
8 8 (28.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 7 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (21.43%) SSL
10 6 (21.43%) Extranet
10 6 (21.43%) MPLS
10 6 (21.43%) OSPF
10 6 (21.43%) SMTP

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 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) LAN
2 16 (57.14%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) SAN
4 12 (42.86%) VPN
5 9 (32.14%) Internet
6 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
6 8 (28.57%) VoIP
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
8 6 (21.43%) Extranet
8 6 (21.43%) FTP
8 6 (21.43%) IMAP
8 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (21.43%) IPsec
8 6 (21.43%) LDAP
8 6 (21.43%) MPLS
8 6 (21.43%) OSPF
8 6 (21.43%) SMTP
8 6 (21.43%) SSL
8 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 9 (32.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Head of IT
5 2 (7.14%) Head of Operations
5 2 (7.14%) Head of Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Assistant
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Assistant
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 3 (10.71%) Line Management
3 2 (7.14%) Budget Control
3 2 (7.14%) Business Development
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
3 2 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (7.14%) Presales
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) CCNP
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) JNCIP
3 2 (7.14%) CISM
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
1 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) EMC
3 8 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (14.29%) Avaya
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.71%) Kaspersky
5 3 (10.71%) SAP
6 2 (7.14%) Brocade
6 2 (7.14%) Forcepoint
6 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft