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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 35 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.89% 7.75% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 39.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 0
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.69% 19.72% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 19
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (88.89%) Network Design
3 12 (66.67%) Unified Communications
4 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 10 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 10 (55.56%) MPLS
4 10 (55.56%) OSPF
4 10 (55.56%) BGP
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (44.44%) Junos
5 8 (44.44%) Change Control
5 8 (44.44%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 8 (44.44%) Palo Alto
5 8 (44.44%) ISDN
5 8 (44.44%) DHCP
5 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
5 8 (44.44%) SSL
5 8 (44.44%) SLA
5 8 (44.44%) DDNS
5 8 (44.44%) DSL
5 8 (44.44%) Juniper
5 8 (44.44%) SAN
5 8 (44.44%) 3G

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 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 10 (55.56%) BGP
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) MPLS
3 10 (55.56%) OSPF
3 10 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 8 (44.44%) 3G
4 8 (44.44%) DDNS
4 8 (44.44%) DHCP
4 8 (44.44%) DSL
4 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 8 (44.44%) IPsec
4 8 (44.44%) ISDN
4 8 (44.44%) SAN
4 8 (44.44%) SSL
4 8 (44.44%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco IPT Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Designer
4 4 (22.22%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Network Designer
5 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) IP Network Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Network Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Project Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Project Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) WAN Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 8 (44.44%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Contactless
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Network Design
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
3 8 (44.44%) Change Control
3 8 (44.44%) Information Management
3 8 (44.44%) Operations Management
3 8 (44.44%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) CCDA
3 4 (22.22%) CCDP
3 4 (22.22%) CCIE
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Barracuda Networks
2 8 (44.44%) F5
2 8 (44.44%) Juniper
2 8 (44.44%) Palo Alto
2 8 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.11%) VMware