The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 2.90% 2.88% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.28% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £32,000 £30,750 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.06% -21.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £30,000 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,950 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 23.65% 20.14% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 50 27 24
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

WAN
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

WAN Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

WAN
Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) SLA
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Avaya
6 2 (20.00%) Apple
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) SSL
6 2 (20.00%) Capita
6 2 (20.00%) Security Management
6 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (10.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Manager
2 2 (20.00%) PC Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Capita
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Polycom
3 2 (20.00%) RightFax
3 2 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee