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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 99 75
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 918 653 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.28% 2.77% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.42% 13.37% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 754 567 692
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
4726 4883 5310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.01% 20.68% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3560 3795 4242
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 +74 281 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Hampshire +16 187 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Berkshire +31 178 £45,750 +1.66% 25
West Sussex +2 73 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Oxfordshire +42 66 £47,500 +55.73% 6
Buckinghamshire +10 64 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Kent -18 40 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East Sussex +16 33 £42,500 - 6
Middlesex +3 5 £43,250 -13.50%
Isle of Wight - 2 £72,500 -
Sussex +2 1 £39,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1386 (83.59%) LAN
2 906 (54.64%) Cisco
3 820 (49.46%) Firewall
4 740 (44.63%) Windows
5 684 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
6 534 (32.21%) Microsoft
7 507 (30.58%) VMware
8 475 (28.65%) ITIL
9 469 (28.29%) TCP/IP
10 418 (25.21%) Active Directory
11 402 (24.25%) CCNP
12 400 (24.13%) CCNA
13 380 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 377 (22.74%) VPN
15 357 (21.53%) DNS
16 349 (21.05%) MPLS
17 332 (20.02%) VoIP
17 332 (20.02%) MS Excel
18 324 (19.54%) MS Exchange
19 317 (19.12%) Juniper
20 289 (17.43%) Linux
21 278 (16.77%) Windows Server 2008
22 270 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
23 264 (15.92%) BGP
24 263 (15.86%) CheckPoint
25 262 (15.80%) Citrix
25 262 (15.80%) DHCP
26 241 (14.54%) SAN
26 241 (14.54%) Wireless
27 234 (14.11%) OSPF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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
1 324 (19.54%) MS Exchange
2 151 (9.11%) Lync
2 151 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 87 (5.25%) SharePoint
4 79 (4.76%) IIS
5 76 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 44 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 32 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (1.15%) CMS
9 18 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (0.84%) Apache
11 9 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.48%) Moodle
13 7 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.36%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.24%) Confluence
17 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.18%) JBoss
17 3 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 332 (20.02%) MS Excel
2 204 (12.30%) MS Office
3 42 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.60%) MS Project
6 4 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.12%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.12%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.060%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.060%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.22%) IaaS
2 51 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
3 49 (2.96%) Office 365
4 35 (2.11%) SaaS
5 28 (1.69%) PaaS
6 26 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.12%) Yammer
9 1 (0.060%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1386 (83.59%) LAN
2 820 (49.46%) Firewall
3 469 (28.29%) TCP/IP
4 377 (22.74%) VPN
5 357 (21.53%) DNS
6 349 (21.05%) MPLS
7 332 (20.02%) VoIP
8 270 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
9 264 (15.92%) BGP
10 262 (15.80%) DHCP
11 241 (14.54%) SAN
11 241 (14.54%) Wireless
12 234 (14.11%) OSPF
13 209 (12.61%) Network Security
14 189 (11.40%) VLAN
15 147 (8.87%) EIGRP
16 141 (8.50%) Internet
17 114 (6.88%) Cisco Nexus
18 108 (6.51%) IPsec
19 102 (6.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.39%) DB2
3 21 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
4 17 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 13 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 12 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.36%) MySQL
10 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.24%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.24%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.18%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.66%) LoadRunner
3 9 (0.54%) JIRA
4 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.30%) Subversion
6 4 (0.24%) MSI
6 4 (0.24%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.18%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.18%) WinRunner
7 3 (0.18%) TestDirector
7 3 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.18%) Selenium
7 3 (0.18%) MSTest
7 3 (0.18%) Hudson
8 2 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.12%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.12%) Trac
9 1 (0.060%) CruiseControl
General
1 134 (8.08%) Telecoms
2 124 (7.48%) Finance
3 41 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 37 (2.23%) Retail
5 23 (1.39%) Electronics
6 20 (1.21%) Banking
7 19 (1.15%) Advertising
8 18 (1.09%) Marketing
9 13 (0.78%) Legal
10 11 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.36%) Military
13 5 (0.30%) German Language
14 4 (0.24%) Back Office
14 4 (0.24%) Law
15 3 (0.18%) Billing
15 3 (0.18%) Local Government
15 3 (0.18%) Publishing
15 3 (0.18%) Games
16 2 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 469 (28.29%) Network Engineer
2 213 (12.85%) Support Engineer
3 203 (12.24%) Analyst
4 147 (8.87%) Senior Network Engineer
5 122 (7.36%) Architect
6 119 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 97 (5.85%) Consultant
8 72 (4.34%) Support Analyst
9 68 (4.10%) Service Analyst
9 68 (4.10%) Service Desk Analyst
10 62 (3.74%) Technical Support
11 58 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
11 58 (3.50%) Technical Engineer
12 56 (3.38%) Network Support
13 51 (3.08%) Project Manager
14 50 (3.02%) Technical Support Engineer
15 49 (2.96%) IT Support
16 46 (2.77%) Security Engineer
17 44 (2.65%) Network Support Engineer
18 43 (2.59%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.29%) .NET
2 26 (1.57%) CSS
3 25 (1.51%) Web Services
4 22 (1.33%) HTML
5 21 (1.27%) Ajax
6 18 (1.09%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.36%) WAP
7 6 (0.36%) LAMP
8 5 (0.30%) JTAPI
8 5 (0.30%) TAPI
8 5 (0.30%) XML
9 3 (0.18%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.12%) VXML
10 2 (0.12%) EDI
10 2 (0.12%) CGI
10 2 (0.12%) XSL
10 2 (0.12%) J2EE
10 2 (0.12%) CCXML
10 2 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.12%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 115 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (3.98%) Management Information System
3 59 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
4 58 (3.50%) Blackberry
5 48 (2.90%) Open Source
6 46 (2.77%) Computer Science
7 40 (2.41%) PKI
8 32 (1.93%) Clustering
9 28 (1.69%) BYOD
10 23 (1.39%) iSeries
10 23 (1.39%) Statistics
11 21 (1.27%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.09%) Replication
13 16 (0.97%) FMCG
14 15 (0.90%) iPhone
14 15 (0.90%) Fat Client
14 15 (0.90%) Thin Client
15 14 (0.84%) Mathematics
16 13 (0.78%) iPad
17 11 (0.66%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 740 (44.63%) Windows
2 289 (17.43%) Linux
3 278 (16.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 217 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 168 (10.13%) Windows 7
6 151 (9.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 103 (6.21%) UNIX
8 63 (3.80%) Windows 8
9 55 (3.32%) Windows XP
10 23 (1.39%) VMS
10 23 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.03%) CentOS
12 16 (0.97%) Solaris
13 13 (0.78%) Apple iOS
14 11 (0.66%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.66%) Android
15 10 (0.60%) Debian
15 10 (0.60%) AIX
16 8 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (28.65%) ITIL
2 150 (9.05%) Project Management
3 148 (8.93%) Load Balancing
4 141 (8.50%) Service Delivery
5 135 (8.14%) Network Monitoring
6 117 (7.06%) Incident Management
7 107 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 105 (6.33%) Service Management
9 99 (5.97%) Migration
10 98 (5.91%) Network Design
11 91 (5.49%) Change Management
12 84 (5.07%) Kalman Filter
13 83 (5.01%) Mentoring
14 79 (4.76%) PRINCE2
15 66 (3.98%) Penetration Testing
16 56 (3.38%) Business Continuity
16 56 (3.38%) WAN Optimisation
16 56 (3.38%) Network Architecture
16 56 (3.38%) Network Management
17 55 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 171 (10.31%) SQL
2 39 (2.35%) Perl
3 36 (2.17%) Java
4 30 (1.81%) PowerShell
5 28 (1.69%) C
6 22 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 19 (1.15%) Python
8 15 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 12 (0.72%) PHP
10 8 (0.48%) Ruby
11 7 (0.42%) C#
11 7 (0.42%) C++
12 6 (0.36%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.30%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.30%) VBScript
14 4 (0.24%) Korn
14 4 (0.24%) Ada
15 3 (0.18%) Tcl
15 3 (0.18%) AWK
16 2 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 684 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
2 402 (24.25%) CCNP
3 400 (24.13%) CCNA
4 184 (11.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 183 (11.04%) Security Cleared
6 160 (9.65%) Degree
7 140 (8.44%) SC Cleared
8 124 (7.48%) MCSE
9 112 (6.76%) CCIE
10 83 (5.01%) MCP
11 69 (4.16%) DV Cleared
12 63 (3.80%) MCITP
12 63 (3.80%) CCDP
13 57 (3.44%) CISSP
14 53 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
15 49 (2.96%) CCDA
16 48 (2.90%) MCTS
17 42 (2.53%) A+ Certification
18 37 (2.23%) CCSP
19 33 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (13.45%) SLA
2 50 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.90%) COBIT
5 11 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.36%) QA
8 5 (0.30%) HL7
8 5 (0.30%) DICOM
9 1 (0.060%) BS25999
9 1 (0.060%) PMBOK
System Software
1 418 (25.21%) Active Directory
2 380 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (8.87%) Hyper-V
4 131 (7.90%) XenApp
5 70 (4.22%) vSphere
6 67 (4.04%) XenDesktop
7 46 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (2.29%) VMware ESX
9 36 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 22 (1.33%) Terminal Server
11 18 (1.09%) Terminal Services
12 16 (0.97%) XenServer
13 14 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
15 10 (0.60%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.48%) Snort
17 7 (0.42%) Samba
17 7 (0.42%) Firmware
18 6 (0.36%) UAG
19 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 88 (5.31%) SCCM
2 41 (2.47%) SCOM
3 37 (2.23%) Cisco Prime
4 36 (2.17%) Nagios
5 30 (1.81%) WSUS
6 27 (1.63%) Cisco LMS
6 27 (1.63%) Opsview
7 21 (1.27%) Backup Exec
8 17 (1.03%) Puppet
9 13 (0.78%) SCSM
10 12 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (0.72%) ARCserve
11 10 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
11 10 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (0.54%) FortiGate
12 9 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
12 9 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.42%) Cacti
13 7 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 906 (54.64%) Cisco
2 534 (32.21%) Microsoft
3 507 (30.58%) VMware
4 317 (19.12%) Juniper
5 263 (15.86%) CheckPoint
6 262 (15.80%) Citrix
7 223 (13.45%) HP
8 208 (12.55%) F5
9 83 (5.01%) Oracle
10 79 (4.76%) Avaya
11 74 (4.46%) SolarWinds
12 56 (3.38%) 3PAR
13 44 (2.65%) Dell
14 42 (2.53%) NetApp
14 42 (2.53%) Blue Coat
15 41 (2.47%) Fortinet
16 39 (2.35%) McAfee
17 37 (2.23%) Symantec
17 37 (2.23%) Mitel
17 37 (2.23%) Riverbed
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits suite
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and comprehensive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60k plus Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £80K, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Bonus + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + + Shift Alowance + Bonus + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum to circu £70,000 + 20% bonus + benef
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday