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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 12 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 11.54% 3.76% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.56% 22.73% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 2
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
27 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.77% 16.54% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 13
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 December 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gatwick

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (80.00%) Network Design
4 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
6 12 (48.00%) Load Balancing
6 12 (48.00%) DNS
7 11 (44.00%) CCNP
7 11 (44.00%) Unified Communications
8 10 (40.00%) F5
8 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 10 (40.00%) SSL
8 10 (40.00%) DHCP
9 9 (36.00%) ITIL
9 9 (36.00%) CCIE
9 9 (36.00%) CCDA
9 9 (36.00%) CCDP
9 9 (36.00%) MPLS
9 9 (36.00%) OSPF
9 9 (36.00%) BGP
9 9 (36.00%) Cisco IPT
9 9 (36.00%) Firewall
9 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (36.00%) Wireless
9 9 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (28.00%) Junos
10 7 (28.00%) 4G
10 7 (28.00%) Barracuda Networks
10 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds

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:

Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (48.00%) DNS
4 11 (44.00%) Unified Communications
5 10 (40.00%) DHCP
5 10 (40.00%) SSL
6 9 (36.00%) BGP
6 9 (36.00%) Cisco IPT
6 9 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (36.00%) Firewall
6 9 (36.00%) MPLS
6 9 (36.00%) OSPF
6 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (36.00%) Wireless
7 7 (28.00%) 4G
7 7 (28.00%) DDNS
7 7 (28.00%) DSL
7 7 (28.00%) IPsec
7 7 (28.00%) Junos
7 7 (28.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) GIS
General
1 13 (52.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Designer
2 9 (36.00%) Network Designer
3 5 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) IP Network Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Network Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Project Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Project Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) WAN Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (28.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Contactless
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Network Design
2 12 (48.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) Change Control
4 7 (28.00%) Information Management
4 7 (28.00%) Operations Management
4 7 (28.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (12.00%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNP
3 9 (36.00%) CCDA
3 9 (36.00%) CCDP
3 9 (36.00%) CCIE
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) F5
3 7 (28.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 7 (28.00%) Juniper
3 7 (28.00%) Palo Alto
3 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (20.00%) VMware