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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 22 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.92% - 5.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% - 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
Average salary £42,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
19 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.27% 11.34% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 27
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL V3
2 9 (69.23%) Billing
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Validation
4 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
4 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) SNMP
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) RTP
6 3 (23.08%) SS7
6 3 (23.08%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (23.08%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (23.08%) ISDN
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Nagios
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) PBX
7 2 (15.38%) LDAP
7 2 (15.38%) CentOS
7 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
7 2 (15.38%) IPsec
7 2 (15.38%) SSH
7 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) MPLS
2 3 (23.08%) RTP
2 3 (23.08%) SS7
2 3 (23.08%) ISDN
2 3 (23.08%) SNMP
2 3 (23.08%) SIGTRAN
2 3 (23.08%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
3 2 (15.38%) LDAP
3 2 (15.38%) PBX
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) IPsec
3 2 (15.38%) SSH
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (69.23%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Administrator
1 9 (69.23%) Network Administrator
2 6 (46.15%) Network Support
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Network Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Network Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Procurement Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Project Support Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Project Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL V3
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp