The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 4.17% 3.39% 5.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 10.53% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £65,000 £39,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 12.50% 32.20% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 19
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

WAN
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Harrow region.

WAN Salary Trend in Harrow

WAN
Salary Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Harrow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 17 (68.00%) Firewall
4 11 (44.00%) Juniper
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (44.00%) CCNA
5 10 (40.00%) CCIE
5 10 (40.00%) HTTP
5 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (40.00%) DNS
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) HP
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) FTP
8 6 (24.00%) VoIP
8 6 (24.00%) SMTP
8 6 (24.00%) DHCP
8 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (24.00%) ARCserve
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (20.00%) HP SIM
9 5 (20.00%) Network Design
9 5 (20.00%) MPLS
9 5 (20.00%) OSPF
9 5 (20.00%) BGP
9 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 5 (20.00%) VPN
9 5 (20.00%) Dell

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) GroupWise
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (68.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) HTTP
3 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) FTP
4 6 (24.00%) VoIP
4 6 (24.00%) SMTP
4 6 (24.00%) DHCP
5 5 (20.00%) MPLS
5 5 (20.00%) OSPF
5 5 (20.00%) BGP
5 5 (20.00%) VPN
6 4 (16.00%) IPv6
6 4 (16.00%) RIP
6 4 (16.00%) ATM
6 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (16.00%) SAN
6 4 (16.00%) Multicast
7 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (8.00%) Games
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Analyst
3 11 (44.00%) Network Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Designer
4 5 (20.00%) Network Designer
5 4 (16.00%) Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Designer
5 4 (16.00%) Network Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Designer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Network Operations Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Head of Infrastructure
8 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) SUSE
4 3 (12.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.00%) NetWare
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Network Design
2 4 (16.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.00%) SIEM
4 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (44.00%) CCNA
2 10 (40.00%) CCIE
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) MCSA
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) MCITP
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) CISA
4 2 (8.00%) CISM
4 2 (8.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
1 2 (8.00%) BS7799
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) ARCserve
2 5 (20.00%) HP SIM
3 3 (12.00%) ZENworks
4 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) Juniper
3 7 (28.00%) HP
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Dell
6 3 (12.00%) NetApp
6 3 (12.00%) Novell
7 2 (8.00%) Websense
7 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) McAfee
7 2 (8.00%) Tripwire
7 2 (8.00%) TippingPoint
8 1 (4.00%) Meraki
8 1 (4.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) VMware
8 1 (4.00%) Google
8 1 (4.00%) NetScout
8 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
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