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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 16 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.86% - 4.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% - 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £27,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
17 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 16.19% 20.75% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 29
Average salary £27,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) PPP
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) PPP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat