The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Orpington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 2 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Orpington 38.10% 42.50% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% 70.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 0
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 -
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 Orpington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Orpington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Orpington 57.14% 60.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 4
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Orpington

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Orpington

WAN
Salary Trend in Orpington

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

WAN Salary Trend in Orpington

WAN
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Orpington

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Orpington 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) CCIE
1 18 (100.00%) CCNP
1 18 (100.00%) CCNA
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (100.00%) Juniper
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 18 (100.00%) F5

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Orpington by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Orpington 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.

Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CCIE
1 18 (100.00%) CCNP
1 18 (100.00%) CCNA
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Juniper
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 18 (100.00%) F5
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago