The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.50% 1.81% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.53% 8.20% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 17
Average salary £37,500 £54,000 £27,616
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% +95.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
211 244 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.57% 22.02% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 181 196 188
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 9 £41,250 - 2
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (75.56%) LAN
2 24 (53.33%) Cisco
3 17 (37.78%) Windows
4 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
5 13 (28.89%) Internet
6 12 (26.67%) Juniper
6 12 (26.67%) DNS
6 12 (26.67%) Firewall
7 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (24.44%) BGP
7 11 (24.44%) MPLS
7 11 (24.44%) OSPF
8 10 (22.22%) VMware
8 10 (22.22%) Multicast
9 9 (20.00%) ITIL
10 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
10 8 (17.78%) System Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (17.78%) Network Architecture
11 7 (15.56%) Junos
11 7 (15.56%) Finance
11 7 (15.56%) SAN
11 7 (15.56%) DWDM
11 7 (15.56%) Linux
11 7 (15.56%) SDH
11 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
12 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.33%) VoIP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (75.56%) LAN
2 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
3 13 (28.89%) Internet
4 12 (26.67%) Firewall
4 12 (26.67%) DNS
5 11 (24.44%) MPLS
5 11 (24.44%) OSPF
5 11 (24.44%) BGP
6 10 (22.22%) Multicast
7 7 (15.56%) Junos
7 7 (15.56%) DWDM
7 7 (15.56%) SAN
7 7 (15.56%) SDH
8 6 (13.33%) VoIP
8 6 (13.33%) Network Security
9 4 (8.89%) ADSL
9 4 (8.89%) VPN
10 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
10 3 (6.67%) Wireless
11 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Systems Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 5 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Avaya Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Junior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (2.22%) Statistics
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) Linux
4 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Vista
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) UNIX
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) System Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Network Architecture
3 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 5 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 4 (8.89%) Network Design
6 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.44%) Network Management
7 2 (4.44%) Change Control
7 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.44%) Information Security
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.22%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.22%) Security Management
8 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.22%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Perl
1 5 (11.11%) Python
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.33%) JNCIE
2 6 (13.33%) CCIE
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (8.89%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) CCDA
6 1 (2.22%) CCDP
6 1 (2.22%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) OpenView
2 2 (4.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.67%) Juniper
4 10 (22.22%) VMware
5 6 (13.33%) LANDesk
6 4 (8.89%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Citrix
7 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.44%) Avaya
8 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.44%) Toshiba
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec
9 1 (2.22%) F5
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