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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.07% 3.56% 4.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 6.84% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 19
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £36,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £83,250 £86,000
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
91 263 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.30% 52.08% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 83 108 96
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 11 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 11 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 25 (83.33%) LAN
2 21 (70.00%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) Linux
4 17 (56.67%) Cisco
5 15 (50.00%) VPN
5 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 14 (46.67%) SAN
7 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
8 9 (30.00%) vSphere
9 7 (23.33%) VMware
9 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (23.33%) VLAN
9 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
10 6 (20.00%) Project Management
10 6 (20.00%) HP
10 6 (20.00%) ITIL
10 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
10 6 (20.00%) Online Games
10 6 (20.00%) Games
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) Banking
11 5 (16.67%) EMC
12 4 (13.33%) OSPF
12 4 (13.33%) Juniper
12 4 (13.33%) Middleware
12 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (13.33%) CCIE
12 4 (13.33%) CCNP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (13.33%) IIS
1 4 (13.33%) Apache
1 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.33%) SAS
1 4 (13.33%) eRoom
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) GroupWise
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) LAN
2 15 (50.00%) VPN
3 14 (46.67%) SAN
4 7 (23.33%) VLAN
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (13.33%) OSPF
7 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (10.00%) Firewall
7 3 (10.00%) Frame Relay
7 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
8 2 (6.67%) FTP
8 2 (6.67%) HTTP
8 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.67%) DNS
8 2 (6.67%) SMTP
8 2 (6.67%) DHCP
9 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.33%) BGP
9 1 (3.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.33%) Informix
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
1 6 (20.00%) Games
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) DBA
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 7 (23.33%) SQL DBA
3 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Operations Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Operations Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Informix DBA
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Online Games
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Firmware
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.67%) NetWare
5 2 (6.67%) SUSE
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
1 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
2 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) Resource Management
2 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (13.33%) Analytics
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.00%) Web Development
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Business Development
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Logistics
4 1 (3.33%) Campaign Management
4 1 (3.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CCIE
1 4 (13.33%) CCNP
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) vSphere
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.67%) ARCserve
2 2 (6.67%) ZENworks
2 2 (6.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (23.33%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) EMC
6 4 (13.33%) Juniper
6 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) JBoss
7 3 (10.00%) F5
7 3 (10.00%) Nokia
7 3 (10.00%) Apple
8 2 (6.67%) Novell
8 2 (6.67%) NetApp
8 2 (6.67%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) Sun
9 1 (3.33%) IBM
9 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com