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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.75% 1.60% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.05% 7.53% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 15
Average salary £38,250 £54,000 £27,616
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +95.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £44,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £54,000 £33,600
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
221 239 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.32% 21.24% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 184 204 179
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,500
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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 - 10 £41,250 -
Colchester -1 1 £37,500 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 32 (76.19%) LAN
2 18 (42.86%) Cisco
3 16 (38.10%) Windows
4 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 12 (28.57%) Juniper
5 12 (28.57%) Internet
5 12 (28.57%) MPLS
5 12 (28.57%) DNS
5 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 12 (28.57%) Firewall
6 11 (26.19%) OSPF
6 11 (26.19%) BGP
6 11 (26.19%) Multicast
7 9 (21.43%) SAN
7 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (21.43%) ITIL
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (19.05%) System Testing
8 8 (19.05%) Network Architecture
8 8 (19.05%) VMware
8 8 (19.05%) Linux
9 7 (16.67%) SDH
9 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 7 (16.67%) DWDM
9 7 (16.67%) Finance
9 7 (16.67%) Junos
10 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Network Security
10 6 (14.29%) JNCIE
10 6 (14.29%) Windows Vista

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (76.19%) LAN
2 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 12 (28.57%) DNS
3 12 (28.57%) Internet
3 12 (28.57%) MPLS
3 12 (28.57%) Firewall
4 11 (26.19%) Multicast
4 11 (26.19%) OSPF
4 11 (26.19%) BGP
5 9 (21.43%) SAN
6 7 (16.67%) DWDM
6 7 (16.67%) SDH
6 7 (16.67%) Junos
7 6 (14.29%) Network Security
8 5 (11.90%) VPN
9 4 (9.52%) ADSL
10 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
10 3 (7.14%) VoIP
10 3 (7.14%) Intranet
11 2 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Junior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IP Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Equities
2 1 (2.38%) Statistics
2 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) System Testing
2 8 (19.05%) Network Architecture
3 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) Network Design
6 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Network Management
7 2 (4.76%) Change Control
7 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security
7 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Logistics
8 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) Perl
1 5 (11.90%) Python
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) JNCIE
3 5 (11.90%) CCIE
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.76%) CCSP
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
5 2 (4.76%) CCDA
5 2 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) OpenView
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) Juniper
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 6 (14.29%) LANDesk
5 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) Avaya
6 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.76%) Toshiba
6 2 (4.76%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) HP
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