The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Orpington region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 6 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 31 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Orpington 27.59% 44.29% 28.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.11% 48.44% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 2
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Orpington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 64 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Orpington 65.52% 91.43% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 63 6
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £42,500 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
London

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 18 April 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) CCIE
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) CCNA
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (100.00%) F5

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Orpington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CCIE
1 13 (100.00%) CCNP
1 13 (100.00%) CCNA
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (100.00%) F5
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago