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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 74 66 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.47% 1.85% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.14% 9.42% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 10
Average salary £46,250 £38,250 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.91% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
197 223 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.08% 19.65% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 141 183 198
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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
Basildon -7 6 £65,000 +57.57%
Colchester +4 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Chelmsford - 2 £27,500 - 1
Brentwood - 1 £65,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £48,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (67.57%) LAN
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 20 (54.05%) Cisco
4 18 (48.65%) Firewall
5 15 (40.54%) VMware
6 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (35.14%) Project Management
7 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
8 11 (29.73%) CCNP
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.03%) VPN
10 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
10 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
10 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
10 9 (24.32%) Degree
10 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (24.32%) Finance
10 9 (24.32%) High Availability
10 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (24.32%) Office 365
11 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
11 8 (21.62%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (21.62%) SAN
11 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
11 8 (21.62%) SQL
11 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
12 7 (18.92%) ITIL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
3 8 (21.62%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) LAN
2 18 (48.65%) Firewall
3 10 (27.03%) VPN
4 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
5 8 (21.62%) SAN
6 7 (18.92%) DNS
6 7 (18.92%) Wireless
7 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (13.51%) MPLS
7 5 (13.51%) OSPF
7 5 (13.51%) WLAN
7 5 (13.51%) VLAN
8 4 (10.81%) IP Telephony
8 4 (10.81%) BGP
9 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.11%) VoIP
9 3 (8.11%) Intranet
9 3 (8.11%) Network Security
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Architect
1 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
1 6 (16.22%) Head of IT
2 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Technical Design Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Technician
4 2 (5.41%) IT Technician
4 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Technician
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (5.41%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) BYOD
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 9 (24.32%) Service Delivery
2 9 (24.32%) High Availability
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Strategic Management
4 6 (16.22%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) CRM
4 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
4 6 (16.22%) SDLC
5 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.70%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.70%) Network Design
8 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.70%) Line Management
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) CCNP
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (24.32%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) MCSE
4 6 (16.22%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) CCIE
6 3 (8.11%) CCDA
7 2 (5.41%) CCDP
7 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) CCSA
7 2 (5.41%) CCSE
7 2 (5.41%) JNCIP
7 2 (5.41%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.70%) MCTS
8 1 (2.70%) MCITP
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.70%) CCSP
8 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 6 (16.22%) Avaya
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) Siemens
6 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.41%) F5
7 2 (5.41%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.70%) Veeam
8 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
8 1 (2.70%) Apple
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
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