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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 4.35% - 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £31,500
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 Hounslow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hounslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 10.43% 8.74% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 12
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,150 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) VPN
3 11 (73.33%) DNS
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) DHCP
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) SAN
3 11 (73.33%) Change Management
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) NAS
3 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (66.67%) MCITP
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Network Design
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (26.67%) Mercator
7 4 (26.67%) SunGard
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (26.67%) CCNP
8 3 (20.00%) CCIP
8 3 (20.00%) CCDA
8 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (20.00%) Aruba

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) VPN
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) DNS
3 11 (73.33%) SAN
3 11 (73.33%) DHCP
3 11 (73.33%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
5 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (6.67%) FirePass
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) IT Operations Analyst
4 7 (46.67%) DBA
5 4 (26.67%) Consultant
6 3 (20.00%) Network Designer
6 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
6 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Server Analyst
6 3 (20.00%) Designer
7 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Security Designer
7 2 (13.33%) Operations Consultant
7 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Change Management
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (46.67%) Network Design
4 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (66.67%) MCITP
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) CCIP
4 3 (20.00%) CCDA
5 1 (6.67%) CCDP
5 1 (6.67%) CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Mercator
3 4 (26.67%) SunGard
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Aruba
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
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