The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.96% - 6.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £36,000 - £34,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 - £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 - £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
18 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.88% 21.74% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 29
Average salary £27,000 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.00% +14.94%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gatwick

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) HSRP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) PPP
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (66.67%) HSRP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) PPP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix