The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 12 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 6.25% 6.78% 10.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% 47.06% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Average salary £39,750 £48,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% +2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,550 £41,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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 Hounslow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hounslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 9.38% 14.41% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 15
Average salary £34,500 £48,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% -12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

WAN
Salary Trend in Hounslow

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

WAN Salary Trend in Hounslow

WAN
Salary Histogram in Hounslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Hounslow region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Hounslow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (69.23%) CCIP
3 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (46.15%) Network Design
4 6 (46.15%) VCDX
4 6 (46.15%) VCAP
4 6 (46.15%) CCDA
4 6 (46.15%) CCDP
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) CCIE
5 5 (38.46%) CCNP
5 5 (38.46%) CCNA
5 5 (38.46%) F5
6 4 (30.77%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) BGP
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (23.08%) Multicast
8 2 (15.38%) Aruba
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 1 (7.69%) VPN
9 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.69%) MCSE
9 1 (7.69%) MCSA
9 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) BGP
3 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (23.08%) Multicast
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Designer
2 6 (46.15%) Network Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCIP
3 6 (46.15%) VCDX
3 6 (46.15%) VCAP
3 6 (46.15%) CCIE
3 6 (46.15%) CCDA
3 6 (46.15%) CCDP
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.69%) MCTS
6 1 (7.69%) MCP
6 1 (7.69%) MCSE
6 1 (7.69%) MCSA
6 1 (7.69%) CCA
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Intel
4 1 (7.69%) VMware