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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.73% 1.93% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.36% 12.50% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 20
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,000 £21,925
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £54,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
262 216 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.45% 15.45% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 191 176 176
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Southend-on-Sea - 7 - -
Chelmsford -1 4 £70,000 +288.88% 2
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Brentwood -13 2 £50,000 +122.22%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (72.13%) LAN
2 38 (62.30%) Windows
3 28 (45.90%) Cisco
3 28 (45.90%) Firewall
4 24 (39.34%) VMware
5 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
6 17 (27.87%) Citrix
6 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (24.59%) SAN
7 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
8 14 (22.95%) ITIL
8 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (21.31%) Avaya
9 13 (21.31%) SQL
9 13 (21.31%) VPN
9 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
9 13 (21.31%) Degree
10 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (19.67%) MS Exchange
10 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (18.03%) Project Management
11 11 (18.03%) MCSE
11 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
11 11 (18.03%) CCNP
11 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
12 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (16.39%) SSL
12 10 (16.39%) CCDP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (19.67%) MS Exchange
1 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2000
3 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (11.48%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.28%) Lync
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (72.13%) LAN
2 28 (45.90%) Firewall
3 15 (24.59%) SAN
4 13 (21.31%) VPN
5 10 (16.39%) SSL
6 9 (14.75%) Internet
6 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (13.11%) Network Security
7 8 (13.11%) DNS
8 7 (11.48%) MPLS
9 6 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (8.20%) Intranet
10 5 (8.20%) Wireless
10 5 (8.20%) DHCP
11 4 (6.56%) IPsec
11 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (6.56%) FirePass
11 4 (6.56%) VLAN
12 3 (4.92%) iSCSI
12 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Network Engineer
1 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Head of IT
4 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Support Assistant
6 4 (6.56%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support Assistant
6 4 (6.56%) IT Assistant
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support
6 4 (6.56%) Network Design Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Design Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Network Technical Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
1 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.64%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.48%) BYOD
4 3 (4.92%) Learning Management System
5 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) PDA
6 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (62.30%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.11%) Linux
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
3 11 (18.03%) Project Management
4 9 (14.75%) High Availability
5 7 (11.48%) Waterfall
5 7 (11.48%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
5 7 (11.48%) Change Management
5 7 (11.48%) CRM
5 7 (11.48%) Strategic Management
6 6 (9.84%) Line Management
7 5 (8.20%) Network Design
7 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.56%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Software Deployment
10 2 (3.28%) Business Transformation
10 2 (3.28%) Product Management
10 2 (3.28%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 13 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (18.03%) MCSE
3 11 (18.03%) CCNP
4 10 (16.39%) CCDP
5 7 (11.48%) CCNA
6 4 (6.56%) CCDA
6 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) CCSA
6 4 (6.56%) CCSE
6 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.92%) JNCIP
7 3 (4.92%) JNCIE
7 3 (4.92%) CCIE
8 1 (1.64%) MCP
8 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.56%) XenApp
5 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.28%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.92%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (3.28%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Cisco
2 24 (39.34%) VMware
3 17 (27.87%) Citrix
4 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
5 13 (21.31%) Avaya
6 8 (13.11%) F5
7 6 (9.84%) Juniper
7 6 (9.84%) HP
7 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.92%) Zeacom
8 3 (4.92%) Apple
9 2 (3.28%) Brocade
9 2 (3.28%) Websense
9 2 (3.28%) NetApp
10 1 (1.64%) Siemens
10 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.64%) Mitel
10 1 (1.64%) Altiris
10 1 (1.64%) Google
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