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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 80 106
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 829 763 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.31% 3.66% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.73% 16.49% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 750 601 476
Average salary £46,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £23,850 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
4000 4627 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.79% 22.17% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3391 3566 3384
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Berkshire +49 313 £47,500 +2.15% 27
Surrey 0 214 £47,500 +26.66% 32
Hampshire +11 148 £47,500 +11.76% 22
Buckinghamshire 0 46 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Kent -9 34 £52,500 +16.66% 3
West Sussex -11 32 £45,000 +5.88% 8
East Sussex -15 14 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Oxfordshire -24 14 £41,500 -9.78% 7
Middlesex +6 5 £50,000 +26.18%
Sussex +1 1 - - 2
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1272 (82.81%) LAN
2 855 (55.66%) Cisco
3 852 (55.47%) Firewall
4 641 (41.73%) Windows
5 620 (40.36%) VMware
6 619 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
7 541 (35.22%) Microsoft
8 483 (31.45%) Active Directory
9 424 (27.60%) Windows Server
10 405 (26.37%) CCNP
11 393 (25.59%) Data Centre
12 360 (23.44%) MS Exchange
13 354 (23.05%) VPN
14 347 (22.59%) CCNA
15 344 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 334 (21.74%) Linux
17 308 (20.05%) TCP/IP
18 298 (19.40%) ITIL
19 297 (19.34%) MPLS
20 296 (19.27%) DNS
21 288 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
22 253 (16.47%) MS Excel
23 251 (16.34%) Windows Server 2008
24 243 (15.82%) Juniper
25 224 (14.58%) BGP
26 222 (14.45%) VoIP
27 221 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
28 220 (14.32%) Exchange Server 2010
29 218 (14.19%) Wireless
30 216 (14.06%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 360 (23.44%) MS Exchange
2 220 (14.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 163 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 91 (5.92%) Skype for Business
5 69 (4.49%) IIS
6 44 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 41 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 25 (1.63%) Apache
10 13 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 13 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (0.78%) NetWeaver
12 11 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.52%) JBoss
14 8 (0.52%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.33%) nginx
17 4 (0.26%) SAS
17 4 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 253 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 113 (7.36%) MS Office
3 43 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.13%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.065%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 78 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 78 (5.08%) Office 365
2 68 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (2.28%) IaaS
4 29 (1.89%) PaaS
5 28 (1.82%) SaaS
6 20 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.39%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.26%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1272 (82.81%) LAN
2 852 (55.47%) Firewall
3 354 (23.05%) VPN
4 308 (20.05%) TCP/IP
5 297 (19.34%) MPLS
6 296 (19.27%) DNS
7 224 (14.58%) BGP
8 222 (14.45%) VoIP
9 218 (14.19%) Wireless
10 212 (13.80%) Cisco ASA
11 208 (13.54%) SAN
12 192 (12.50%) DHCP
13 175 (11.39%) OSPF
14 160 (10.42%) Network Security
15 159 (10.35%) VLAN
16 116 (7.55%) Internet
17 110 (7.16%) SSL
18 103 (6.71%) Ethernet
19 99 (6.45%) IPsec
20 97 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 40 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (0.91%) MySQL
7 14 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 13 (0.85%) DB2
9 11 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
11 7 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.46%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.20%) OLTP
13 2 (0.13%) Big Data
13 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (0.52%) JIRA
2 4 (0.26%) Subversion
3 3 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.13%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.13%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.065%) MSI
5 1 (0.065%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 216 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 208 (13.54%) Finance
3 39 (2.54%) Retail
4 29 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 28 (1.82%) Marketing
6 26 (1.69%) Banking
7 25 (1.63%) Electronics
7 25 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (1.43%) Legal
9 20 (1.30%) French Language
9 20 (1.30%) German Language
10 17 (1.11%) Advertising
10 17 (1.11%) Billing
11 15 (0.98%) Military
12 10 (0.65%) Publishing
13 8 (0.52%) Back Office
14 6 (0.39%) Local Government
15 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.33%) Russian Language
16 4 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 368 (23.96%) Network Engineer
2 217 (14.13%) Support Engineer
3 164 (10.68%) Architect
4 128 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 124 (8.07%) Analyst
6 123 (8.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 116 (7.55%) Administrator
8 115 (7.49%) Senior Network Engineer
9 113 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 82 (5.34%) IT Engineer
11 80 (5.21%) Consultant
12 78 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
13 71 (4.62%) IT Support
13 71 (4.62%) Network Support
13 71 (4.62%) Technical Engineer
14 68 (4.43%) VMware Engineer
15 67 (4.36%) Technical Support
16 65 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
17 57 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
18 55 (3.58%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (4.10%) Middleware
2 37 (2.41%) Web Services
3 30 (1.95%) .NET
3 30 (1.95%) 802.1X
4 21 (1.37%) J2EE
5 16 (1.04%) XML
6 12 (0.78%) REST
6 12 (0.78%) SAP Basis
6 12 (0.78%) SOAP
7 9 (0.59%) IBM Integration Bus
7 9 (0.59%) SAP PI
7 9 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (0.46%) HTML
8 7 (0.46%) ZeroMQ
9 6 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (0.39%) XMPP
10 4 (0.26%) CSS
10 4 (0.26%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.26%) RFC 2833
11 3 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 393 (25.59%) Data Centre
2 91 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 44 (2.86%) Clustering
5 43 (2.80%) Driving Licence
6 32 (2.08%) EqualLogic
7 30 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
8 29 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 29 (1.89%) Fat Client
8 29 (1.89%) Thin Client
9 28 (1.82%) Replication
10 27 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 22 (1.43%) Private Cloud
12 21 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
13 18 (1.17%) PKI
14 17 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.91%) IVR
16 12 (0.78%) Blackberry
17 11 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
18 10 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 641 (41.73%) Windows
2 424 (27.60%) Windows Server
3 334 (21.74%) Linux
4 288 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 251 (16.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 123 (8.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 107 (6.97%) Windows 7
8 97 (6.32%) Unix
9 54 (3.52%) Windows XP
10 32 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (2.08%) Windows 8
11 28 (1.82%) CentOS
12 17 (1.11%) AIX
13 13 (0.85%) Android
13 13 (0.85%) Solaris
14 10 (0.65%) SUSE
14 10 (0.65%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.65%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.59%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (19.40%) ITIL
2 155 (10.09%) Presales
3 116 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 116 (7.55%) Migration
4 104 (6.77%) Load Balancing
5 101 (6.58%) Network Monitoring
6 93 (6.05%) Project Management
7 88 (5.73%) Network Design
8 75 (4.88%) Service Delivery
9 68 (4.43%) High Availability
10 63 (4.10%) Information Security
11 61 (3.97%) Change Management
12 60 (3.91%) Service Management
13 59 (3.84%) Capacity Planning
14 57 (3.71%) Fault Management
15 54 (3.52%) Kalman Filter
16 52 (3.39%) Network Management
17 49 (3.19%) PRINCE2
18 47 (3.06%) Change Control
18 47 (3.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 191 (12.43%) SQL
2 67 (4.36%) PowerShell
3 43 (2.80%) Java
4 39 (2.54%) Python
5 37 (2.41%) Perl
6 32 (2.08%) Ruby
7 27 (1.76%) C
7 27 (1.76%) C#
8 25 (1.63%) Bash Shell
9 23 (1.50%) C++
10 14 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 12 (0.78%) PHP
12 11 (0.72%) Tcl
13 7 (0.46%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.20%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 619 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
2 405 (26.37%) CCNP
3 347 (22.59%) CCNA
4 221 (14.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 143 (9.31%) MCSE
6 128 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 110 (7.16%) CCIE
8 109 (7.10%) Degree
9 105 (6.84%) MCSA
10 103 (6.71%) SC Cleared
11 86 (5.60%) MCITP
12 80 (5.21%) MCP
13 51 (3.32%) CCDA
14 46 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 45 (2.93%) CCDP
16 33 (2.15%) CCSP
16 33 (2.15%) CISSP
17 32 (2.08%) MCTS
18 27 (1.76%) CCVP
19 25 (1.63%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (7.94%) SLA
2 38 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.98%) COBIT
4 15 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (0.91%) QA
6 6 (0.39%) COSO
7 3 (0.20%) DICOM
7 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.20%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
8 2 (0.13%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.065%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.065%) RMADS
System Software
1 483 (31.45%) Active Directory
2 344 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (11.07%) Hyper-V
4 102 (6.64%) VMware ESXi
5 85 (5.53%) vSphere
6 73 (4.75%) XenApp
7 64 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 27 (1.76%) VMware Server
9 19 (1.24%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (0.59%) KVM
12 8 (0.52%) iptables
13 7 (0.46%) Firmware
14 6 (0.39%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.33%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.20%) Corosync
16 3 (0.20%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.20%) UAG
17 2 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 111 (7.23%) SCCM
2 75 (4.88%) SCOM
3 56 (3.65%) Backup Exec
4 46 (2.99%) Puppet
5 37 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 32 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
7 30 (1.95%) WSUS
8 23 (1.50%) SCVMM
8 23 (1.50%) Windows Intune
9 15 (0.98%) Cacti
9 15 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
10 14 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 12 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (0.72%) Nagios
12 11 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.72%) SCOrch
13 9 (0.59%) Nmap
13 9 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
15 6 (0.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 855 (55.66%) Cisco
2 620 (40.36%) VMware
3 541 (35.22%) Microsoft
4 243 (15.82%) Juniper
5 200 (13.02%) CheckPoint
6 176 (11.46%) F5
7 170 (11.07%) Citrix
8 105 (6.84%) HP
9 84 (5.47%) Oracle
10 77 (5.01%) Palo Alto
11 69 (4.49%) Avaya
12 61 (3.97%) Riverbed
12 61 (3.97%) Symantec
13 60 (3.91%) Dell
14 49 (3.19%) Fortinet
14 49 (3.19%) Red Hat
15 44 (2.86%) SAP
16 38 (2.47%) IBM
17 37 (2.41%) Blue Coat
18 34 (2.21%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cranleigh, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Datacom Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum plus IT training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum plus 5% bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Firefly HC
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £12000 - £14000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car, bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago