The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 106 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 560 627 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.48% 2.95% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.15% 13.27% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 451 506 726
Average salary £42,500 £39,375 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5023 4726 5273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 22.24% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 3655 4307
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WAN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WAN Salary Trend in the South East

WAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in the South East

WAN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -29 136 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Berkshire -10 133 £47,500 +23.37% 13
Hampshire -6 121 £44,500 +18.66% 21
Kent +25 58 £42,500 +21.42% 7
West Sussex +4 45 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Buckinghamshire -39 30 £50,000 +42.85% 3
East Sussex -30 20 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Oxfordshire -2 19 £37,000 +9.62% 9
Middlesex -4 13 £53,750 +19.44%
Home Counties +11 2 £35,000 -49.27%
M4 Corridor +3 1 £40,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 980 (82.56%) LAN
2 642 (54.09%) Cisco
3 602 (50.72%) Firewall
4 570 (48.02%) Windows
5 445 (37.49%) Microsoft
6 442 (37.24%) Cisco Certification
7 319 (26.87%) VMware
8 299 (25.19%) ITIL
9 284 (23.93%) Active Directory
10 280 (23.59%) CCNA
11 270 (22.75%) DNS
12 264 (22.24%) CCNP
13 256 (21.57%) MS Excel
14 253 (21.31%) VPN
15 243 (20.47%) TCP/IP
16 238 (20.05%) Windows Server 2008
17 226 (19.04%) CheckPoint
18 221 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 209 (17.61%) Juniper
20 205 (17.27%) MS Exchange
21 182 (15.33%) Linux
22 179 (15.08%) VoIP
23 175 (14.74%) DHCP
24 174 (14.66%) SAN
25 170 (14.32%) Telecoms
26 164 (13.82%) Citrix
27 163 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
28 154 (12.97%) MPLS
29 152 (12.81%) Finance
30 151 (12.72%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 205 (17.27%) MS Exchange
2 97 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (6.07%) IIS
4 62 (5.22%) SharePoint
5 61 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 51 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 29 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 28 (2.36%) Lync
10 23 (1.94%) WebSphere
11 21 (1.77%) Apache
12 14 (1.18%) NetWeaver
13 12 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (0.76%) GroupWise
15 8 (0.67%) SAS
15 8 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
17 6 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
18 5 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 256 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 119 (10.03%) MS Office
3 28 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.51%) FastStats
6 2 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.34%) Compiere
2 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.34%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.084%) assyst
4 1 (0.084%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.52%) Office 365
2 11 (0.93%) IaaS
2 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.084%) PaaS
5 1 (0.084%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 980 (82.56%) LAN
2 602 (50.72%) Firewall
3 270 (22.75%) DNS
4 253 (21.31%) VPN
5 243 (20.47%) TCP/IP
6 179 (15.08%) VoIP
7 175 (14.74%) DHCP
8 174 (14.66%) SAN
9 154 (12.97%) MPLS
10 151 (12.72%) Network Security
11 126 (10.61%) Internet
12 118 (9.94%) Wireless
12 118 (9.94%) Cisco ASA
13 108 (9.10%) BGP
14 104 (8.76%) OSPF
15 89 (7.50%) Ethernet
16 84 (7.08%) VLAN
17 72 (6.07%) SSL
18 63 (5.31%) IPsec
19 61 (5.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.94%) MySQL
2 23 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 10 (0.84%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.51%) IDOL
8 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.25%) Ingres
10 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.25%) DB2
11 2 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.084%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.084%) Informix
12 1 (0.084%) EDMS
12 1 (0.084%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.084%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (0.93%) LoadRunner
2 8 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.25%) WebLOAD
5 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.17%) SilkPerformer
General
1 170 (14.32%) Telecoms
2 152 (12.81%) Finance
3 30 (2.53%) Marketing
4 21 (1.77%) Legal
4 21 (1.77%) Retail
5 16 (1.35%) Billing
6 13 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.10%) Electronics
7 11 (0.93%) Banking
8 8 (0.67%) French Language
8 8 (0.67%) Law
8 8 (0.67%) Military
9 7 (0.59%) Games
10 5 (0.42%) Automotive
10 5 (0.42%) German Language
11 4 (0.34%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.34%) Publishing
12 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 276 (23.25%) Network Engineer
2 185 (15.59%) Analyst
3 131 (11.04%) Support Engineer
4 98 (8.26%) Consultant
5 82 (6.91%) Senior Network Engineer
6 67 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 66 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 63 (5.31%) Security Engineer
9 58 (4.89%) Architect
10 51 (4.30%) Security Analyst
11 49 (4.13%) Administrator
12 46 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
13 43 (3.62%) Technical Engineer
14 42 (3.54%) Network Support
15 41 (3.45%) IT Support
16 40 (3.37%) Network Security Engineer
17 39 (3.29%) Infrastructure Manager
18 37 (3.12%) Network Analyst
19 35 (2.95%) Technical Support
20 32 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.94%) .NET
2 17 (1.43%) SOAP
3 14 (1.18%) Web Services
3 14 (1.18%) SAP Basis
4 12 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 9 (0.76%) ODBC
6 8 (0.67%) WinForms
7 7 (0.59%) Middleware
8 5 (0.42%) XML
8 5 (0.42%) HTML
9 4 (0.34%) XML Schema
9 4 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.17%) COM
10 2 (0.17%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.084%) COM+
11 1 (0.084%) CSS
11 1 (0.084%) J2EE
11 1 (0.084%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.084%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.084%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.97%) Management Information System
2 36 (3.03%) Firmware
3 30 (2.53%) Clustering
4 21 (1.77%) Blackberry
5 14 (1.18%) Replication
5 14 (1.18%) Open Source
6 13 (1.10%) Statistics
6 13 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.01%) PKI
8 11 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 11 (0.93%) iPhone
9 10 (0.84%) CESG
10 9 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (0.67%) DTV
12 6 (0.51%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.51%) Cryptography
12 6 (0.51%) Online Games
12 6 (0.51%) iPad
13 5 (0.42%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 570 (48.02%) Windows
2 238 (20.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 182 (15.33%) Linux
4 163 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 144 (12.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (9.18%) Windows 7
7 98 (8.26%) UNIX
8 77 (6.49%) Windows XP
9 52 (4.38%) Windows 8
10 39 (3.29%) Solaris
11 35 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (1.85%) Windows Vista
13 16 (1.35%) Android
14 15 (1.26%) CentOS
15 9 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.59%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.34%) SUSE
18 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (25.19%) ITIL
2 117 (9.86%) Project Management
3 109 (9.18%) PRINCE2
3 109 (9.18%) Load Balancing
4 99 (8.34%) Network Management
5 98 (8.26%) Network Design
6 81 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 80 (6.74%) Change Management
8 65 (5.48%) Service Management
9 61 (5.14%) Kalman Filter
10 60 (5.05%) Change Control
11 56 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 47 (3.96%) Penetration Testing
13 46 (3.88%) Information Security
14 40 (3.37%) Incident Management
15 37 (3.12%) Capacity Management
16 35 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
17 27 (2.27%) Problem Management
17 27 (2.27%) Business Development
17 27 (2.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (11.79%) SQL
2 24 (2.02%) C
3 20 (1.68%) PowerShell
4 16 (1.35%) C#
4 16 (1.35%) Python
5 15 (1.26%) Perl
6 11 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 9 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 8 (0.67%) C++
9 5 (0.42%) Ruby
10 4 (0.34%) PHP
10 4 (0.34%) Java
10 4 (0.34%) VBScript
10 4 (0.34%) VB
11 3 (0.25%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.17%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.17%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.17%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.17%) Lisp
13 1 (0.084%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 442 (37.24%) Cisco Certification
2 280 (23.59%) CCNA
3 264 (22.24%) CCNP
4 149 (12.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 113 (9.52%) Degree
6 108 (9.10%) MCSE
7 100 (8.42%) Security Cleared
8 87 (7.33%) CCIE
9 73 (6.15%) SC Cleared
10 54 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 48 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
12 46 (3.88%) CCSA
13 45 (3.79%) MCP
14 43 (3.62%) CCSE
15 42 (3.54%) MCSA
16 41 (3.45%) CISSP
17 38 (3.20%) MCITP
18 29 (2.44%) CCSP
19 26 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 25 (2.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.57%) SLA
2 52 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.26%) COBIT
4 15 (1.26%) QA
5 11 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 284 (23.93%) Active Directory
2 221 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (7.83%) Hyper-V
4 64 (5.39%) vSphere
5 56 (4.72%) XenApp
6 28 (2.36%) Snort
7 27 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 21 (1.77%) Forefront TMG
9 19 (1.60%) UAG
10 14 (1.18%) VMware ESX
10 14 (1.18%) Terminal Server
11 11 (0.93%) Terminal Services
11 11 (0.93%) ISA Server
11 11 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.67%) ProxySG
14 7 (0.59%) Xen
14 7 (0.59%) vCloud
15 6 (0.51%) XenServer
15 6 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 23 (1.94%) Backup Exec
1 23 (1.94%) SCCM
2 18 (1.52%) SCOM
2 18 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
3 17 (1.43%) HP NNM
3 17 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
4 15 (1.26%) SCSM
5 11 (0.93%) Nagios
6 9 (0.76%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.67%) Foglight
7 8 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (0.59%) Netcool
8 7 (0.59%) WSUS
9 6 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (0.51%) Puppet
10 5 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.42%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.42%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.34%) Cacti
Vendors
1 642 (54.09%) Cisco
2 445 (37.49%) Microsoft
3 319 (26.87%) VMware
4 226 (19.04%) CheckPoint
5 209 (17.61%) Juniper
6 164 (13.82%) Citrix
7 136 (11.46%) HP
7 136 (11.46%) F5
8 50 (4.21%) Red Hat
9 49 (4.13%) Oracle
10 43 (3.62%) Blue Coat
11 42 (3.54%) Riverbed
12 36 (3.03%) SolarWinds
13 32 (2.70%) NetApp
14 31 (2.61%) EMC
14 31 (2.61%) BT
15 29 (2.44%) Mitel
16 28 (2.36%) McAfee
16 28 (2.36%) Dell
17 27 (2.27%) Avaya
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Pension, private healthcare and di
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20 - £30 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 5 weeks holiday & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Integrated Talent Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30k to £40k basic + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days hol, Pension & Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago