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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.30% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 19.71% 22.50% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
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 14 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gatwick

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
2 11 (91.67%) Load Balancing
2 11 (91.67%) Data Centre
3 10 (83.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 10 (83.33%) BIG-IP
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (83.33%) F5
3 10 (83.33%) REST
3 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (83.33%) Algorithms
3 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 10 (83.33%) HTTPS
3 10 (83.33%) SSL
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) DHCP
3 10 (83.33%) FTP
3 10 (83.33%) HTTP
3 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (83.33%) SOAP
3 10 (83.33%) LDAP
3 10 (83.33%) Tcl
3 10 (83.33%) ICMP
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
3 10 (83.33%) BIG-IP
3 10 (83.33%) DHCP
3 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (83.33%) FTP
3 10 (83.33%) HTTP
3 10 (83.33%) HTTPS
3 10 (83.33%) ICMP
3 10 (83.33%) LDAP
3 10 (83.33%) SSL
3 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Network Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) REST
1 10 (83.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (83.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Load Balancing
2 10 (83.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) F5
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) Riverbed