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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 11 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.94% 3.17% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 59.46% 20.00% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 1
Median salary £60,000 £58,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +75.37%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
37 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 21.76% 15.87% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 24
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gatwick

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (100.00%) LAN
2 27 (84.38%) TCP/IP
3 24 (75.00%) DNS
3 24 (75.00%) DHCP
3 24 (75.00%) SSL
3 24 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 24 (75.00%) F5
3 24 (75.00%) Data Centre
4 21 (65.63%) Data Centre Operations
4 21 (65.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 21 (65.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 21 (65.63%) BIG-IP
4 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (65.63%) VMware
4 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
4 21 (65.63%) ICMP
4 21 (65.63%) FTP
4 21 (65.63%) HTTP
4 21 (65.63%) LDAP
4 21 (65.63%) VPN
5 10 (31.25%) Cisco
5 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (21.88%) CCIE
6 7 (21.88%) CCNP
6 7 (21.88%) Network Design
7 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
7 6 (18.75%) IP Telephony
7 6 (18.75%) CCDA
7 6 (18.75%) CCDP
8 4 (12.50%) HTTPS

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 (3.13%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) LAN
2 27 (84.38%) TCP/IP
3 24 (75.00%) DHCP
3 24 (75.00%) DNS
3 24 (75.00%) SSL
4 21 (65.63%) BIG-IP
4 21 (65.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 21 (65.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 21 (65.63%) FTP
4 21 (65.63%) HTTP
4 21 (65.63%) ICMP
4 21 (65.63%) LDAP
4 21 (65.63%) VPN
5 6 (18.75%) IP Telephony
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (12.50%) HTTPS
6 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
7 3 (9.38%) ISDN
7 3 (9.38%) TACACS
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) LAN Engineer
2 14 (43.75%) Network Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Administrator
3 10 (31.25%) Network Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Designer
4 6 (18.75%) IP Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) IP Network Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) LAN Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Network Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco IPT Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) REST
1 4 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 21 (65.63%) Data Centre Operations
3 7 (21.88%) Network Design
4 3 (9.38%) Change Control
4 3 (9.38%) Information Management
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Operations Management
4 3 (9.38%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (6.25%) Presales
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) PLM
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.88%) CCIE
2 7 (21.88%) CCNP
3 6 (18.75%) CCDA
3 6 (18.75%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
1 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) F5
2 21 (65.63%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (9.38%) Juniper
4 3 (9.38%) Palo Alto
4 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds