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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.45% 2.24% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.50% 13.04% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 2
Median salary £60,000 £72,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +111.67%
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
40 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 19.90% 17.16% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 20
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 33 (100.00%) LAN
2 28 (84.85%) TCP/IP
3 23 (69.70%) DNS
3 23 (69.70%) DHCP
3 23 (69.70%) SSL
3 23 (69.70%) Load Balancing
3 23 (69.70%) F5
3 23 (69.70%) Data Centre
4 20 (60.61%) Data Centre Operations
4 20 (60.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 20 (60.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
4 20 (60.61%) ICMP
4 20 (60.61%) FTP
4 20 (60.61%) HTTP
4 20 (60.61%) LDAP
4 20 (60.61%) VPN
4 20 (60.61%) VMware
4 20 (60.61%) BIG-IP
4 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (27.27%) CCIE
6 9 (27.27%) CCNP
6 9 (27.27%) Network Design
7 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
7 8 (24.24%) CCDA
7 8 (24.24%) CCDP
8 7 (21.21%) IP Telephony
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco IPT

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 (3.03%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) LAN
2 28 (84.85%) TCP/IP
3 23 (69.70%) DHCP
3 23 (69.70%) DNS
3 23 (69.70%) SSL
4 20 (60.61%) BIG-IP
4 20 (60.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 20 (60.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 20 (60.61%) FTP
4 20 (60.61%) HTTP
4 20 (60.61%) ICMP
4 20 (60.61%) LDAP
4 20 (60.61%) VPN
5 7 (21.21%) IP Telephony
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (9.09%) Firewall
8 3 (9.09%) IPsec
8 3 (9.09%) TACACS
8 3 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) LAN Engineer
2 16 (48.48%) Network Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) Administrator
3 9 (27.27%) Network Administrator
4 8 (24.24%) Designer
4 8 (24.24%) Network Designer
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco IPT Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) IP Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) IP Network Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) LAN Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) REST
1 3 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (69.70%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Load Balancing
2 20 (60.61%) Data Centre Operations
3 9 (27.27%) Network Design
4 3 (9.09%) Change Control
4 3 (9.09%) Information Management
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Operations Management
4 3 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (6.06%) Presales
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) PLM
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (27.27%) CCIE
2 9 (27.27%) CCNP
3 8 (24.24%) CCDA
3 8 (24.24%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
1 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) F5
2 20 (60.61%) VMware
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds