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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 73 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.49% 2.03% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 10.93% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 23
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £67,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
155 247 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.42% 18.57% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 120 173 207
Median salary £29,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.83% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,500 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +19 8 £97,500 +95.00%
Colchester - 7 £43,250 -
Chelmsford +8 1 £25,000 -61.53%
Basildon - 1 £29,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 58 (84.06%) LAN
2 39 (56.52%) Cisco
3 32 (46.38%) Firewall
4 27 (39.13%) ITIL
5 24 (34.78%) Windows
6 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (27.54%) VoIP
7 19 (27.54%) CCNP
8 18 (26.09%) Linux
8 18 (26.09%) Palo Alto
9 17 (24.64%) VPN
10 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
10 16 (23.19%) Service Delivery
11 15 (21.74%) Wireless
12 14 (20.29%) MPLS
12 14 (20.29%) Finance
13 13 (18.84%) Juniper
13 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
14 12 (17.39%) CCDP
14 12 (17.39%) Red Hat
14 12 (17.39%) Project Management
14 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (15.94%) F5
15 11 (15.94%) CCNA
15 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.94%) SSL
15 11 (15.94%) MS Office
16 10 (14.49%) VMware
16 10 (14.49%) MS Excel

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 (1.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Office
2 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (84.06%) LAN
2 32 (46.38%) Firewall
3 19 (27.54%) VoIP
4 17 (24.64%) VPN
5 15 (21.74%) Wireless
6 14 (20.29%) MPLS
7 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (15.94%) SSL
9 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 8 (11.59%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (11.59%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (10.14%) FirePass
11 7 (10.14%) IP Telephony
11 7 (10.14%) IPsec
11 7 (10.14%) NAS
11 7 (10.14%) SAN
12 6 (8.70%) BGP
12 6 (8.70%) Ethernet
12 6 (8.70%) Network Security
13 5 (7.25%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Publishing
3 2 (2.90%) French Language
3 2 (2.90%) German Language
3 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Network Support
3 10 (14.49%) Technical Support
4 9 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (13.04%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 9 (13.04%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 9 (13.04%) Help Desk Adviser
4 9 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (13.04%) Network Manager
4 9 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Technical Advisor
4 9 (13.04%) Technical Support Advisor
5 8 (11.59%) Network Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Network Support Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Cisco Support
7 5 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.90%) iPad
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Windows
2 18 (26.09%) Linux
3 12 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (14.49%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.25%) Unix
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) ITIL
2 16 (23.19%) Service Delivery
3 12 (17.39%) Project Management
4 9 (13.04%) Network Management
5 8 (11.59%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.14%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.70%) ITSM
8 5 (7.25%) Logistics
9 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.80%) Data Privacy
9 4 (5.80%) DevOps
9 4 (5.80%) Network Architecture
9 4 (5.80%) Service Management
10 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.54%) CCNP
3 12 (17.39%) CCDP
4 11 (15.94%) CCNA
5 8 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (8.70%) CCSA
7 4 (5.80%) CCDA
7 4 (5.80%) CCIE
7 4 (5.80%) CCSE
8 3 (4.35%) CCSP
8 3 (4.35%) Degree
8 3 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (4.35%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.35%) JNCIP
8 3 (4.35%) MCP
8 3 (4.35%) MCSE
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) Cisco
2 18 (26.09%) Palo Alto
3 13 (18.84%) Juniper
4 12 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 11 (15.94%) F5
5 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.49%) Citrix
6 10 (14.49%) VMware
7 9 (13.04%) HP
8 7 (10.14%) Zeacom
9 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.90%) Symantec
12 1 (1.45%) Avaya
12 1 (1.45%) BT
12 1 (1.45%) NetApp
12 1 (1.45%) Remedy