The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Harrow region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 4.38% 4.94% 5.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 14.29% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Average salary £44,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.38% -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 10.95% 34.57% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 15
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
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
London

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 31 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Harrow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (87.50%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (50.00%) CCNA
5 11 (45.83%) CCIE
5 11 (45.83%) Juniper
6 10 (41.67%) HTTP
6 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
7 8 (33.33%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
9 6 (25.00%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) FTP
9 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (25.00%) VoIP
9 6 (25.00%) SMTP
9 6 (25.00%) DHCP
9 6 (25.00%) ARCserve
9 6 (25.00%) BGP
9 6 (25.00%) OSPF
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (20.83%) HP SIM
10 5 (20.83%) Network Design
10 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
10 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
10 5 (20.83%) MPLS
10 5 (20.83%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.50%) GroupWise
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) HTTP
3 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (41.67%) DNS
4 6 (25.00%) FTP
4 6 (25.00%) VoIP
4 6 (25.00%) SMTP
4 6 (25.00%) DHCP
4 6 (25.00%) BGP
4 6 (25.00%) OSPF
5 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
5 5 (20.83%) MPLS
5 5 (20.83%) VPN
6 4 (16.67%) IPv6
6 4 (16.67%) ATM
6 4 (16.67%) RIP
6 4 (16.67%) Multicast
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 2 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Network Engineer
2 12 (50.00%) Analyst
3 11 (45.83%) Network Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Designer
4 5 (20.83%) Network Designer
5 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Designer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Network Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Designer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Network Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) SUSE
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) NetWare
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Network Design
2 4 (16.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) SIEM
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (50.00%) CCNA
2 11 (45.83%) CCIE
3 4 (16.67%) MCSE
3 4 (16.67%) MCSA
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) CRISC
4 1 (4.17%) CISA
4 1 (4.17%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) BS7799
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) ARCserve
2 5 (20.83%) HP SIM
3 3 (12.50%) ZENworks
4 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Juniper
3 6 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 3 (12.50%) Novell
6 1 (4.17%) TippingPoint
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Tripwire
6 1 (4.17%) NetScout
6 1 (4.17%) Websense
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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