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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 67 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 788 601 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.81% 2.86% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.52% 14.06% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 625 511 669
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
4497 4275 5123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.77% 20.35% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3456 3332 4141
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +61 231 £39,000 -13.33% 32
Hampshire +11 173 £45,000 +15.38% 12
Berkshire +6 162 £46,500 +3.33% 12
Kent +9 46 £46,000 +8.23% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 45 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Oxfordshire +30 44 £43,750 +34.61% 10
West Sussex -14 44 £42,500 +13.33% 3
East Sussex +17 42 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Middlesex +10 12 £44,000 -0.56% 1
Sussex -3 1 £50,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1292 (81.10%) LAN
2 821 (51.54%) Cisco
3 808 (50.72%) Windows
4 765 (48.02%) Firewall
5 628 (39.42%) Cisco Certification
6 553 (34.71%) VMware
7 539 (33.84%) Microsoft
8 426 (26.74%) Active Directory
9 421 (26.43%) TCP/IP
10 396 (24.86%) ITIL
11 390 (24.48%) CCNA
12 368 (23.10%) CCNP
12 368 (23.10%) VMware Infrastructure
13 358 (22.47%) MS Excel
14 355 (22.28%) VPN
15 331 (20.78%) DNS
16 327 (20.53%) MPLS
17 324 (20.34%) MS Exchange
18 311 (19.52%) Juniper
18 311 (19.52%) Windows Server 2008
19 295 (18.52%) Linux
20 277 (17.39%) Citrix
21 274 (17.20%) VoIP
22 261 (16.38%) SAN
23 249 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
24 246 (15.44%) BGP
25 244 (15.32%) MS Office
26 230 (14.44%) DHCP
27 225 (14.12%) CheckPoint
28 223 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (20.34%) MS Exchange
2 148 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 113 (7.09%) Lync
4 92 (5.78%) SharePoint
5 90 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 79 (4.96%) IIS
7 52 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (1.57%) CMS
9 22 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (1.38%) Apache
10 19 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (0.82%) Moodle
12 8 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.44%) nginx
14 6 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.31%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.25%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 358 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 244 (15.32%) MS Office
3 31 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.63%) MS Project
6 4 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.50%) SalesLogix
2 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) GoldMine
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.063%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.39%) Office 365
2 53 (3.33%) IaaS
3 37 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (1.69%) SaaS
5 21 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (1.26%) PaaS
7 9 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1292 (81.10%) LAN
2 765 (48.02%) Firewall
3 421 (26.43%) TCP/IP
4 355 (22.28%) VPN
5 331 (20.78%) DNS
6 327 (20.53%) MPLS
7 274 (17.20%) VoIP
8 261 (16.38%) SAN
9 249 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
10 246 (15.44%) BGP
11 230 (14.44%) DHCP
12 221 (13.87%) OSPF
13 219 (13.75%) Network Security
14 197 (12.37%) Wireless
15 187 (11.74%) VLAN
16 145 (9.10%) Internet
17 124 (7.78%) Ethernet
18 119 (7.47%) EIGRP
19 107 (6.72%) IPsec
20 98 (6.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
4 22 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (1.19%) DB2
5 19 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (1.00%) MySQL
7 14 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 12 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.25%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.19%) IDOL
15 2 (0.13%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.13%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.13%) NoSQL
16 1 (0.063%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 26 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 25 (1.57%) LoadRunner
3 14 (0.88%) JIRA
4 12 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (0.50%) WinRunner
6 7 (0.44%) Subversion
6 7 (0.44%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.38%) AdminStudio
8 4 (0.25%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.25%) SilkPerformer
8 4 (0.25%) TestDirector
8 4 (0.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.25%) MSTest
8 4 (0.25%) Selenium
9 3 (0.19%) Hudson
9 3 (0.19%) MSI
10 2 (0.13%) PVCS
10 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 122 (7.66%) Telecoms
2 115 (7.22%) Finance
3 38 (2.39%) Retail
4 30 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 28 (1.76%) Banking
6 17 (1.07%) Legal
7 16 (1.00%) Electronics
7 16 (1.00%) Advertising
8 12 (0.75%) French Language
8 12 (0.75%) German Language
9 9 (0.56%) Spanish Language
10 8 (0.50%) Marketing
11 6 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.38%) Military
12 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.25%) Law
13 4 (0.25%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.19%) Publishing
14 3 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 404 (25.36%) Network Engineer
2 261 (16.38%) Support Engineer
3 186 (11.68%) Analyst
4 129 (8.10%) Senior Network Engineer
5 113 (7.09%) Architect
6 109 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 104 (6.53%) Consultant
8 81 (5.08%) Technical Support
8 81 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
9 77 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 73 (4.58%) Service Analyst
10 73 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
11 68 (4.27%) Technical Support Engineer
12 67 (4.21%) Support Analyst
13 64 (4.02%) IT Support
14 58 (3.64%) Network Support
15 52 (3.26%) Project Manager
16 46 (2.89%) Administrator
17 44 (2.76%) Technical Architect
18 43 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.32%) .NET
2 26 (1.63%) Web Services
3 25 (1.57%) HTML
3 25 (1.57%) CSS
4 24 (1.51%) Ajax
5 23 (1.44%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.38%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.31%) XML
7 5 (0.31%) WAP
7 5 (0.31%) LAMP
8 3 (0.19%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.13%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.13%) Middleware
9 2 (0.13%) CGI
9 2 (0.13%) XSL
9 2 (0.13%) J2EE
10 1 (0.063%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.063%) COM
10 1 (0.063%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 102 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
3 57 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.52%) Blackberry
5 41 (2.57%) Open Source
5 41 (2.57%) PKI
6 40 (2.51%) Computer Science
7 33 (2.07%) Thin Client
7 33 (2.07%) Fat Client
8 24 (1.51%) Clustering
8 24 (1.51%) iPhone
9 20 (1.26%) FMCG
10 19 (1.19%) iPad
11 15 (0.94%) iSeries
11 15 (0.94%) Replication
11 15 (0.94%) Mathematics
12 14 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (0.82%) CMDB
13 13 (0.82%) VLE
14 9 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 808 (50.72%) Windows
2 311 (19.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 295 (18.52%) Linux
4 223 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 193 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 190 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 103 (6.47%) UNIX
8 78 (4.90%) Windows 8
9 77 (4.83%) Windows XP
10 36 (2.26%) Solaris
11 25 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (1.32%) Windows Vista
12 21 (1.32%) Android
13 20 (1.26%) CentOS
14 18 (1.13%) AIX
15 17 (1.07%) Apple iOS
16 16 (1.00%) VMS
17 13 (0.82%) SUSE
18 11 (0.69%) Mac OS
19 10 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (24.86%) ITIL
2 140 (8.79%) Project Management
3 133 (8.35%) Service Delivery
4 113 (7.09%) Network Monitoring
5 109 (6.84%) Load Balancing
6 104 (6.53%) Kalman Filter
7 99 (6.21%) Change Management
8 98 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 96 (6.03%) Migration
10 93 (5.84%) Incident Management
11 89 (5.59%) Service Management
12 81 (5.08%) Network Design
13 74 (4.65%) Mentoring
14 72 (4.52%) PRINCE2
15 51 (3.20%) Network Management
16 50 (3.14%) Penetration Testing
17 49 (3.08%) Information Security
18 47 (2.95%) Agile Software Development
19 46 (2.89%) Network Architecture
20 41 (2.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (12.12%) SQL
2 41 (2.57%) Perl
3 39 (2.45%) Java
3 39 (2.45%) PowerShell
4 32 (2.01%) C
5 25 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 22 (1.38%) Bash Shell
7 21 (1.32%) PHP
8 15 (0.94%) Python
9 12 (0.75%) C++
10 10 (0.63%) VBScript
11 9 (0.56%) Ruby
12 8 (0.50%) C#
13 4 (0.25%) VB
14 3 (0.19%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.19%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.13%) AWK
15 2 (0.13%) Korn
15 2 (0.13%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 628 (39.42%) Cisco Certification
2 390 (24.48%) CCNA
3 368 (23.10%) CCNP
4 160 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 150 (9.42%) Degree
6 148 (9.29%) Security Cleared
7 114 (7.16%) SC Cleared
8 112 (7.03%) MCSE
9 84 (5.27%) CCIE
10 73 (4.58%) MCP
11 59 (3.70%) MCITP
12 57 (3.58%) CISSP
13 56 (3.52%) CCDP
13 56 (3.52%) DV Cleared
14 52 (3.26%) CCDA
15 49 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
16 43 (2.70%) VCP4
17 41 (2.57%) CCSP
18 39 (2.45%) MCTS
19 34 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (13.81%) SLA
2 44 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (2.32%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (1.00%) COBIT
6 9 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.31%) HL7
7 5 (0.31%) DICOM
8 3 (0.19%) QA
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.063%) BS25999
System Software
1 426 (26.74%) Active Directory
2 368 (23.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (8.66%) Hyper-V
4 126 (7.91%) XenApp
5 69 (4.33%) vSphere
6 58 (3.64%) XenDesktop
7 46 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (2.89%) VMware ESX
8 37 (2.32%) Terminal Services
9 24 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 22 (1.38%) VMware Server
11 16 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (1.00%) Terminal Server
12 12 (0.75%) Firmware
12 12 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
13 11 (0.69%) XenServer
13 11 (0.69%) Samba
14 9 (0.56%) UAG
15 7 (0.44%) Postfix
15 7 (0.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 84 (5.27%) SCCM
2 52 (3.26%) Backup Exec
3 40 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 37 (2.32%) SCOM
5 34 (2.13%) Nagios
6 31 (1.95%) Cisco Prime
7 27 (1.69%) WSUS
8 20 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (1.26%) Cisco LMS
8 20 (1.26%) Opsview
9 19 (1.19%) Puppet
10 16 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
11 13 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 11 (0.69%) Cacti
12 11 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
13 9 (0.56%) SCDPM
14 8 (0.50%) SCSM
14 8 (0.50%) ARCserve
15 6 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 821 (51.54%) Cisco
2 553 (34.71%) VMware
3 539 (33.84%) Microsoft
4 311 (19.52%) Juniper
5 277 (17.39%) Citrix
6 225 (14.12%) CheckPoint
7 197 (12.37%) HP
8 157 (9.86%) F5
9 106 (6.65%) Oracle
10 74 (4.65%) Symantec
11 68 (4.27%) SolarWinds
12 61 (3.83%) Avaya
13 49 (3.08%) McAfee
14 48 (3.01%) Dell
14 48 (3.01%) Red Hat
14 48 (3.01%) Veeam
15 42 (2.64%) 3PAR
16 39 (2.45%) NetApp
16 39 (2.45%) IBM
17 36 (2.26%) BT
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