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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.36% 2.84% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 15.98% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 17
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £31,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,600 £54,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
276 169 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.73% 17.75% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 209 137 142
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £50,500
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 January 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 January 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 -5 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Colchester - 4 £47,500 -
Brentwood -18 3 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £26,500 - 1
Harlow -2 1 £29,000 -46.29%
Dunmow - 1 £28,750 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 58 (90.63%) LAN
2 32 (50.00%) Windows
3 31 (48.44%) Firewall
4 30 (46.88%) Cisco
5 25 (39.06%) SAN
6 22 (34.38%) VMware
7 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
8 17 (26.56%) ITIL
9 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 16 (25.00%) Juniper
9 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (21.88%) VPN
10 14 (21.88%) CCNP
11 13 (20.31%) Linux
12 12 (18.75%) Intranet
12 12 (18.75%) MPLS
12 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (17.19%) Project Management
14 10 (15.63%) Change Management
14 10 (15.63%) F5
15 9 (14.06%) Kalman Filter
15 9 (14.06%) Wireless
15 9 (14.06%) CheckPoint
15 9 (14.06%) Citrix
15 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
15 9 (14.06%) DNS
16 8 (12.50%) SSL
16 8 (12.50%) WLAN
16 8 (12.50%) Degree

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) Lync
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (90.63%) LAN
2 31 (48.44%) Firewall
3 25 (39.06%) SAN
4 14 (21.88%) VPN
5 12 (18.75%) Intranet
5 12 (18.75%) MPLS
5 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (14.06%) Wireless
6 9 (14.06%) DNS
7 8 (12.50%) SSL
7 8 (12.50%) WLAN
8 7 (10.94%) Internet
8 7 (10.94%) VLAN
9 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (6.25%) OSPF
10 4 (6.25%) BGP
10 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (6.25%) Network Security
10 4 (6.25%) FWSM
10 4 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (6.25%) Legal
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Network Architect
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Support Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Support Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Learning Management System
2 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) PDA
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Project Management
3 10 (15.63%) Change Management
4 9 (14.06%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.38%) High Availability
6 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.81%) Network Design
7 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.69%) Migration
9 3 (4.69%) Business Transformation
9 3 (4.69%) Software Deployment
9 3 (4.69%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.69%) Line Management
10 2 (3.13%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.13%) Product Management
10 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (3.13%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (21.88%) CCNP
3 8 (12.50%) Degree
4 7 (10.94%) CCDA
4 7 (10.94%) CCDP
5 6 (9.38%) CCNA
6 4 (6.25%) CCSP
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.69%) MCSE
7 3 (4.69%) CCIE
8 2 (3.13%) CCSA
8 2 (3.13%) CCSE
8 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.56%) MCP
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.13%) Sendmail
4 2 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (3.13%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Cisco
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.00%) Juniper
4 10 (15.63%) F5
5 9 (14.06%) CheckPoint
5 9 (14.06%) Citrix
6 4 (6.25%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) Avaya
7 3 (4.69%) McAfee
8 2 (3.13%) Websense
8 2 (3.13%) NetApp
8 2 (3.13%) Zeacom
8 2 (3.13%) Apple
8 2 (3.13%) Google
9 1 (1.56%) Brocade
9 1 (1.56%) Mitel
9 1 (1.56%) Altiris
9 1 (1.56%) Siemens
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £27000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Basildon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago