The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 22 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.13% 4.79% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 23.33% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 8
Average salary £50,000 £39,625 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.18% -27.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
WAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 60 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.35% 20.55% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 49 88
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) VoIP
2 13 (76.47%) VPN
2 13 (76.47%) DNS
2 13 (76.47%) SSL
2 13 (76.47%) CCNP
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
2 13 (76.47%) Internet
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) CCVP
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco UCCX
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Matrix Management
3 4 (23.53%) Middleware
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) DNS
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Internet
2 13 (76.47%) SSL
2 13 (76.47%) VoIP
2 13 (76.47%) VPN
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 13 (76.47%) Administrator
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Administrator
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Engineer
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Network Administrator
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 13 (76.47%) Network Administrator
1 13 (76.47%) Network Engineer
1 13 (76.47%) Network Systems Engineer
1 13 (76.47%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Matrix Management
2 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CCNP
1 13 (76.47%) CCVP
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle