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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 69 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.47% 2.56% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 15.17% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 15
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +54.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £31,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £54,000 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
270 178 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.50% 16.87% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 205 137 155
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 February 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 February 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
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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 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Brentwood - 2 £50,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Colchester - 2 £40,000 -
Dunmow - 1 £28,750 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 61 (84.72%) LAN
2 39 (54.17%) Windows
3 33 (45.83%) Cisco
3 33 (45.83%) Firewall
4 26 (36.11%) VMware
5 23 (31.94%) SAN
6 22 (30.56%) Active Directory
7 19 (26.39%) ITIL
7 19 (26.39%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (23.61%) VPN
10 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 14 (19.44%) Juniper
11 14 (19.44%) CCNP
12 13 (18.06%) Linux
12 13 (18.06%) Citrix
13 12 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (15.28%) F5
14 11 (15.28%) Intranet
14 11 (15.28%) Internet
14 11 (15.28%) DNS
14 11 (15.28%) SSL
15 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
15 10 (13.89%) MPLS
15 10 (13.89%) Project Management
15 10 (13.89%) Change Management
15 10 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (13.89%) Degree
16 9 (12.50%) Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.78%) Lync
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Office
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (84.72%) LAN
2 33 (45.83%) Firewall
3 23 (31.94%) SAN
4 17 (23.61%) VPN
5 12 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (15.28%) DNS
6 11 (15.28%) SSL
6 11 (15.28%) Intranet
6 11 (15.28%) Internet
7 10 (13.89%) MPLS
8 9 (12.50%) Wireless
9 8 (11.11%) WLAN
10 7 (9.72%) Network Security
10 7 (9.72%) VLAN
11 6 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (5.56%) FirePass
12 4 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (5.56%) DHCP
12 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
12 4 (5.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (5.56%) Legal
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Architect
4 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Network Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Support Specialist
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Support Specialist
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Support
5 5 (6.94%) Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) IT Support Assistant
6 4 (5.56%) IT Assistant
6 4 (5.56%) IT Support
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
1 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.94%) Learning Management System
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.39%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Linux
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) Project Management
2 10 (13.89%) Change Management
2 10 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
3 7 (9.72%) High Availability
3 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (8.33%) Network Design
4 6 (8.33%) Line Management
5 5 (6.94%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.17%) Migration
6 3 (4.17%) Business Transformation
6 3 (4.17%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.78%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.78%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (19.44%) CCNP
3 10 (13.89%) Degree
4 9 (12.50%) CCDP
5 7 (9.72%) CCNA
5 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.33%) MCSE
7 5 (6.94%) CCDA
8 4 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.17%) CCIE
10 2 (2.78%) CCSP
10 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.78%) CCSA
10 2 (2.78%) CCSE
11 1 (1.39%) MCP
11 1 (1.39%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.39%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.56%) XenApp
5 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.78%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (2.78%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Cisco
2 26 (36.11%) VMware
3 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.44%) Juniper
5 13 (18.06%) Citrix
6 11 (15.28%) F5
7 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 8 (11.11%) Avaya
9 5 (6.94%) HP
10 3 (4.17%) McAfee
10 3 (4.17%) Zeacom
11 2 (2.78%) Apple
11 2 (2.78%) Google
11 2 (2.78%) Brocade
11 2 (2.78%) Websense
11 2 (2.78%) NetApp
12 1 (1.39%) Siemens
12 1 (1.39%) Mitel
12 1 (1.39%) Altiris
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