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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 27 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.08% 7.14% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.00% 33.33% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 2
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
20 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 13.51% 21.43% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 22
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,250 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gatwick

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 20 (100.00%) LAN
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (90.00%) Network Design
3 12 (60.00%) Unified Communications
4 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (50.00%) MPLS
4 10 (50.00%) OSPF
4 10 (50.00%) BGP
4 10 (50.00%) DNS
4 10 (50.00%) ITIL
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (40.00%) Junos
5 8 (40.00%) Change Control
5 8 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (40.00%) Palo Alto
5 8 (40.00%) ISDN
5 8 (40.00%) DHCP
5 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) SSL
5 8 (40.00%) SLA
5 8 (40.00%) CCNP
5 8 (40.00%) DDNS
5 8 (40.00%) DSL

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 20 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 10 (50.00%) BGP
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (50.00%) DNS
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) MPLS
3 10 (50.00%) OSPF
3 10 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 8 (40.00%) 3G
4 8 (40.00%) DDNS
4 8 (40.00%) DHCP
4 8 (40.00%) DSL
4 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 8 (40.00%) ISDN
4 8 (40.00%) Junos
4 8 (40.00%) SAN
4 8 (40.00%) SSL
4 8 (40.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) GIS
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Designer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Designer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) IP Network Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Network Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Project Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) WAN Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Contactless
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Network Design
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (40.00%) Change Control
3 8 (40.00%) Information Management
3 8 (40.00%) Operations Management
3 8 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) CCDA
3 6 (30.00%) CCDP
3 6 (30.00%) CCIE
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 8 (40.00%) F5
2 8 (40.00%) Juniper
2 8 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 8 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.00%) VMware