The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 36 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.07% 0.61% 10.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.58% 5.56% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +82.69%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
WAN
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.02% 11.04% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 14
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of job ads across the Gatwick region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

WAN
Salary Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Gatwick region.

WAN Salary Trend in Gatwick

WAN
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gatwick

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for WAN.

1 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
3 17 (58.62%) DNS
3 17 (58.62%) Cisco
3 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (58.62%) Load Balancing
4 16 (55.17%) SSL
4 16 (55.17%) DHCP
4 16 (55.17%) F5
4 16 (55.17%) Data Centre
5 13 (44.83%) Network Design
6 12 (41.38%) VMware
6 12 (41.38%) VPN
6 12 (41.38%) CCNP
7 11 (37.93%) CCIE
7 11 (37.93%) FTP
7 11 (37.93%) HTTP
7 11 (37.93%) LDAP
7 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
7 11 (37.93%) ICMP
7 11 (37.93%) BIG-IP
7 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (37.93%) Data Centre Operations
7 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
8 10 (34.48%) CCDA
8 10 (34.48%) CCDP
9 8 (27.59%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (24.14%) IP Telephony

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
3 17 (58.62%) DNS
4 16 (55.17%) DHCP
4 16 (55.17%) SSL
5 12 (41.38%) VPN
6 11 (37.93%) BIG-IP
6 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 11 (37.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (37.93%) FTP
6 11 (37.93%) HTTP
6 11 (37.93%) ICMP
6 11 (37.93%) LDAP
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (24.14%) IP Telephony
8 7 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (20.69%) Firewall
9 6 (20.69%) MPLS
9 6 (20.69%) OSPF
9 6 (20.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) GIS
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Network Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) LAN Engineer
3 10 (34.48%) Designer
3 10 (34.48%) Network Designer
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco IPT Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.24%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Contactless
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Load Balancing
2 13 (44.83%) Network Design
3 11 (37.93%) Data Centre Operations
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Change Control
5 5 (17.24%) Information Management
5 5 (17.24%) Operations Management
5 5 (17.24%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (6.90%) Presales
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) High Availability
7 1 (3.45%) Information Security
7 1 (3.45%) PLM
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCNP
3 11 (37.93%) CCIE
4 10 (34.48%) CCDA
4 10 (34.48%) CCDP
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
1 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) F5
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (17.24%) Juniper
4 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
4 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds