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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 5.52% 1.34% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.47% 9.52% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 2
Average salary £45,000 £27,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -42.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £27,000 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £27,000 £53,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
34 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 20.86% 14.09% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 27
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £67,500
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 26 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (80.00%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) SMTP
4 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (26.67%) Avaya
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) XenApp
7 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
7 2 (13.33%) Xsan
7 2 (13.33%) Google Apps
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) AppDNA
7 2 (13.33%) RightFax
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
7 2 (13.33%) Google

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Apps
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (66.67%) SMTP
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) IPv4
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Systems Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Network Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) XenApp
1 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
1 2 (13.33%) Xsan
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) AppDNA
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Avaya
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Google
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) RightFax
5 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (6.67%) McAfee