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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 80 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.52% 1.57% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 11.46% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 30
Median salary £41,500 £27,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.90% -25.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £23,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £50,000 £60,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
136 192 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.94% 13.73% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 94 134 224
Median salary £41,500 £39,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% -10.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,616 £55,000 £50,000
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 £19,000 - 1
Colchester +9 1 £57,500 +109.09%
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Buckhurst Hill - 1 £21,500 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 25 (89.29%) LAN
2 20 (71.43%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) SAN
5 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
6 12 (42.86%) VMware
6 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (35.71%) VPN
9 9 (32.14%) Citrix
9 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
10 8 (28.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
10 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (28.57%) EMC
10 8 (28.57%) IIS
10 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (25.00%) SQL
11 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
12 6 (21.43%) Internet
12 6 (21.43%) Juniper
13 5 (17.86%) CCNP
13 5 (17.86%) DNS
13 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
13 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
14 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (14.29%) SAP

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
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) LAN
2 15 (53.57%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) SAN
4 10 (35.71%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
6 6 (21.43%) Internet
6 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 5 (17.86%) DNS
8 4 (14.29%) IPsec
8 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
8 4 (14.29%) SSL
9 3 (10.71%) BGP
9 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
9 3 (10.71%) Extranet
9 3 (10.71%) IMAP
9 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (10.71%) MPLS
9 3 (10.71%) Network Security
9 3 (10.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.14%) 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 10 (35.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 10 (35.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) 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%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Implementation 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 Implementation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Assistant
5 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) CatOS
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 3 (10.71%) Line Management
2 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.14%) Budget Control
3 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) JNCIP
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 9 (32.14%) Citrix
4 8 (28.57%) EMC
5 6 (21.43%) Juniper
6 4 (14.29%) Avaya
6 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 4 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) Kaspersky
6 4 (14.29%) SAP
7 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
8 2 (7.14%) Brocade
8 2 (7.14%) Forcepoint
8 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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