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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 2.78% 1.72% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.72% 10.00% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £30,000 £48,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +31.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £33,600 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £62,400 £39,300
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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 28.57% 17.24% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 67 17 17
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Capita
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Polycom
4 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Google Apps
4 2 (25.00%) AppDNA
4 2 (25.00%) RightFax
4 2 (25.00%) Multicast
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Multicast
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Manager
2 2 (25.00%) PC Support
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Capita
3 2 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) Polycom
3 2 (25.00%) RightFax
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk