The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.80% 2.33% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% 14.36% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 16
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
266 202 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.31% 16.24% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 198 161 168
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Essex

WAN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +3 6 £63,750 +254.16% 2
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Brentwood -9 2 £50,000 +122.22%
Colchester -4 1 £30,000 -9.77%
Dunmow - 1 £28,750 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 51 (77.27%) LAN
2 38 (57.58%) Windows
3 30 (45.45%) Cisco
4 29 (43.94%) Firewall
5 26 (39.39%) VMware
6 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 18 (27.27%) SAN
7 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (25.76%) ITIL
9 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 15 (22.73%) Citrix
9 15 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (21.21%) VPN
11 12 (18.18%) CCNP
11 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (16.67%) Degree
12 11 (16.67%) SSL
12 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
13 10 (15.15%) CCDP
13 10 (15.15%) Linux
13 10 (15.15%) SQL
13 10 (15.15%) DNS
13 10 (15.15%) Avaya
13 10 (15.15%) Juniper
13 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
13 10 (15.15%) Internet
13 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.03%) Lync
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Office
2 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (77.27%) LAN
2 29 (43.94%) Firewall
3 18 (27.27%) SAN
4 14 (21.21%) VPN
5 11 (16.67%) SSL
6 10 (15.15%) DNS
6 10 (15.15%) Internet
7 9 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (12.12%) Network Security
9 7 (10.61%) Intranet
9 7 (10.61%) MPLS
9 7 (10.61%) Wireless
10 6 (9.09%) WLAN
10 6 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (7.58%) DHCP
12 4 (6.06%) IPsec
12 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (6.06%) FirePass
12 4 (6.06%) VLAN
13 3 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
1 4 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Architect
4 6 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 6 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Support Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Support Assistant
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.06%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Head of IT
6 4 (6.06%) IT Support Assistant
6 4 (6.06%) IT Assistant
6 4 (6.06%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.52%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Learning Management System
4 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) PDA
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (57.58%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.15%) Linux
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 11 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.64%) Project Management
4 8 (12.12%) Change Management
4 8 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 7 (10.61%) High Availability
6 6 (9.09%) Line Management
6 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.58%) Network Design
8 4 (6.06%) Strategic Management
8 4 (6.06%) CRM
8 4 (6.06%) Network Architecture
8 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.55%) Business Transformation
9 3 (4.55%) Software Deployment
9 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.18%) CCNP
3 11 (16.67%) Degree
4 10 (15.15%) CCDP
5 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (12.12%) CCNA
6 8 (12.12%) MCSE
7 4 (6.06%) CCDA
7 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
7 4 (6.06%) CCSA
7 4 (6.06%) CCSE
7 4 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.55%) JNCIP
8 3 (4.55%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.55%) CCIE
9 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.06%) XenApp
5 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.03%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (3.03%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (3.03%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Cisco
2 26 (39.39%) VMware
3 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.73%) Citrix
4 10 (15.15%) Avaya
4 10 (15.15%) Juniper
4 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.12%) F5
6 6 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (4.55%) Apple
7 3 (4.55%) Zeacom
8 2 (3.03%) Websense
8 2 (3.03%) Google
8 2 (3.03%) Brocade
8 2 (3.03%) NetApp
9 1 (1.52%) Siemens
9 1 (1.52%) McAfee
9 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.52%) Mitel
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