The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.09% 3.21% 4.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.71% 6.05% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 19
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £39,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £84,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 248 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.64% 52.99% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 76 87 88
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
South East

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

WAN
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

WAN Salary Trend in Middlesex

WAN
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 24 (77.42%) LAN
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 19 (61.29%) Linux
4 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
5 16 (51.61%) Cisco
5 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
6 15 (48.39%) VPN
7 14 (45.16%) SAN
8 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
9 9 (29.03%) vSphere
10 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 7 (22.58%) VMware
11 7 (22.58%) VLAN
11 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
12 6 (19.35%) Project Management
12 6 (19.35%) HP
12 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
12 6 (19.35%) Online Games
12 6 (19.35%) Games
13 5 (16.13%) Banking
13 5 (16.13%) Cisco IPT
13 5 (16.13%) ITIL
13 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
13 5 (16.13%) EMC
14 4 (12.90%) Juniper
14 4 (12.90%) Middleware
14 4 (12.90%) SAS
14 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (12.90%) UNIX

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (12.90%) IIS
1 4 (12.90%) Apache
1 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
1 4 (12.90%) SAS
1 4 (12.90%) eRoom
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) GroupWise
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) LAN
2 15 (48.39%) VPN
3 14 (45.16%) SAN
4 7 (22.58%) VLAN
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
6 3 (9.68%) VPLS
6 3 (9.68%) Network Security
6 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
6 3 (9.68%) MPLS
6 3 (9.68%) OSPF
6 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
6 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 3 (9.68%) Frame Relay
6 3 (9.68%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.45%) FTP
7 2 (6.45%) HTTP
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.45%) DNS
7 2 (6.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.23%) Informix
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Games
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) DBA
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server DBA
2 7 (22.58%) SQL DBA
3 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Operations Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Operations Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Business Development Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Development Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Online Games
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Firmware
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Solaris
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.45%) NetWare
5 2 (6.45%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) Resource Management
3 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.90%) Analytics
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Web Development
4 3 (9.68%) Business Development
4 3 (9.68%) Campaign Management
4 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CCIE
1 3 (9.68%) CCNP
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) vSphere
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) ARCserve
1 2 (6.45%) ZENworks
1 2 (6.45%) HP SIM
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) EMC
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
5 4 (12.90%) Riverbed
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) JBoss
6 3 (9.68%) F5
6 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (9.68%) Nokia
6 3 (9.68%) Apple
7 2 (6.45%) Novell
7 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) Sun
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
Middlesex
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago