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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.62% 5.64% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.07% 22.89% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 15
Average salary £48,750 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.21% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,750 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
57 83 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.47% 24.63% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 47 74 81
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco
3 14 (66.67%) Firewall
4 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (57.14%) CCNP
6 11 (52.38%) DNS
6 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
7 10 (47.62%) VoIP
8 9 (42.86%) VPN
9 8 (38.10%) CCVP
9 8 (38.10%) Internet
9 8 (38.10%) SSL
9 8 (38.10%) Cisco UCCX
9 8 (38.10%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
10 6 (28.57%) Windows
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
12 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
12 4 (19.05%) MS Office
12 4 (19.05%) HP
12 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (14.29%) CCNA
13 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
13 3 (14.29%) DHCP
13 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
13 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
13 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
13 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 14 (66.67%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) DNS
4 10 (47.62%) VoIP
5 9 (42.86%) VPN
6 8 (38.10%) SSL
6 8 (38.10%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) MPLS
8 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (9.52%) Intranet
9 1 (4.76%) Wireless
9 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
9 1 (4.76%) VLAN
9 1 (4.76%) Network Security
9 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (4.76%) OSPF
9 1 (4.76%) BGP
9 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) Network Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Network Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Professional Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) OS/400
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
2 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) BCP
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNP
3 8 (38.10%) CCVP
4 3 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco UCCX
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 3 (14.29%) F5
4 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.52%) Brocade
5 2 (9.52%) NetScout
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Mitel
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki