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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 73 73 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 +29
Permanent jobs citing WAN 641 837 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.67% 3.97% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.15% 19.67% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 548 678 514
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,700 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
3738 4256 5010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.41% 20.19% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3015 3450 3676
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -8 143 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Surrey -25 139 £45,000 +8.43% 8
Hampshire 0 118 £35,000 -22.22% 10
Buckinghamshire +13 73 £41,000 +7.89% 9
Kent +45 59 £43,000 +7.50% 3
West Sussex -8 45 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Oxfordshire +3 32 £36,250 - 5
East Sussex +26 25 £45,000 +30.43% 2
Middlesex +4 5 £50,000 -
Home Counties -4 3 £107,500 +104.76%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for WAN.

1 1091 (84.90%) LAN
2 790 (61.48%) Cisco
3 592 (46.07%) Firewall
4 578 (44.98%) Cisco Certification
5 550 (42.80%) Windows
6 484 (37.67%) VMware
7 436 (33.93%) Microsoft
8 401 (31.21%) Active Directory
9 378 (29.42%) TCP/IP
10 375 (29.18%) CCNA
11 367 (28.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 337 (26.23%) DNS
13 329 (25.60%) CCNP
14 283 (22.02%) VPN
15 278 (21.63%) Windows Server
16 272 (21.17%) ITIL
17 261 (20.31%) MS Exchange
18 251 (19.53%) DHCP
19 242 (18.83%) Data Centre
20 240 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
21 239 (18.60%) MPLS
22 231 (17.98%) Citrix
23 223 (17.35%) MS Excel
24 219 (17.04%) Linux
25 215 (16.73%) VoIP
25 215 (16.73%) Wireless
26 192 (14.94%) SAN
27 179 (13.93%) Juniper
28 172 (13.39%) OSPF
28 172 (13.39%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 261 (20.31%) MS Exchange
2 101 (7.86%) IIS
3 65 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 56 (4.36%) Skype for Business
5 38 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 20 (1.56%) Apache
9 15 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.86%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (0.70%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.62%) NetWeaver
13 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.078%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 223 (17.35%) MS Excel
2 86 (6.69%) MS Office
3 19 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.078%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.078%) assyst
3 1 (0.078%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 99 (7.70%) Office 365
2 65 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (2.02%) IaaS
5 10 (0.78%) SaaS
6 7 (0.54%) PaaS
7 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.31%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1091 (84.90%) LAN
2 592 (46.07%) Firewall
3 378 (29.42%) TCP/IP
4 337 (26.23%) DNS
5 283 (22.02%) VPN
6 251 (19.53%) DHCP
7 239 (18.60%) MPLS
8 215 (16.73%) VoIP
8 215 (16.73%) Wireless
9 192 (14.94%) SAN
10 172 (13.39%) BGP
10 172 (13.39%) OSPF
11 153 (11.91%) Network Security
12 141 (10.97%) Cisco ASA
13 131 (10.19%) Internet
14 130 (10.12%) VLAN
15 105 (8.17%) IPsec
16 98 (7.63%) IP Telephony
17 90 (7.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 87 (6.77%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 8 (0.62%) Big Data
7 6 (0.47%) MySQL
7 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.31%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.16%) DB2
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.078%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.31%) JMeter
1 4 (0.31%) LoadRunner
1 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.078%) JIRA
General
1 169 (13.15%) Finance
2 157 (12.22%) Telecoms
3 23 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 22 (1.71%) Legal
5 18 (1.40%) Electronics
6 17 (1.32%) Marketing
7 16 (1.25%) Back Office
8 15 (1.17%) Retail
9 14 (1.09%) Banking
10 13 (1.01%) French Language
11 9 (0.70%) German Language
12 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.31%) Advertising
13 4 (0.31%) Games
13 4 (0.31%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.31%) Portuguese Language
13 4 (0.31%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.23%) Automotive
14 3 (0.23%) Military
15 2 (0.16%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 350 (27.24%) Network Engineer
2 215 (16.73%) Support Engineer
3 157 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 120 (9.34%) Analyst
5 107 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 102 (7.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 93 (7.24%) Senior Network Engineer
8 90 (7.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 88 (6.85%) Architect
10 67 (5.21%) Network Support
11 59 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
11 59 (4.59%) IT Support
12 55 (4.28%) Infrastructure Support
12 55 (4.28%) Network Support Engineer
13 54 (4.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 54 (4.20%) Consultant
13 54 (4.20%) Security Engineer
14 53 (4.12%) IT Engineer
15 50 (3.89%) Network Security Engineer
15 50 (3.89%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.80%) Web Services
2 33 (2.57%) 802.1X
3 19 (1.48%) .NET
4 14 (1.09%) Regular Expression
5 8 (0.62%) HTML
5 8 (0.62%) XML
6 6 (0.47%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (0.39%) Express
8 4 (0.31%) CSS
8 4 (0.31%) HTML5
8 4 (0.31%) Middleware
8 4 (0.31%) ODBC
8 4 (0.31%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.23%) J2EE
10 2 (0.16%) REST
11 1 (0.078%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.078%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.078%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 1 (0.078%) RFC 2833
11 1 (0.078%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 242 (18.83%) Data Centre
2 103 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 44 (3.42%) Driving Licence
5 38 (2.96%) PKI
5 38 (2.96%) Replication
6 35 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 33 (2.57%) IVR
8 32 (2.49%) Statistics
9 26 (2.02%) Clustering
10 19 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.48%) Fat Client
10 19 (1.48%) Thin Client
10 19 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
11 16 (1.25%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.17%) Cryptography
13 14 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.01%) Mainframe
15 11 (0.86%) iPhone
16 10 (0.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 550 (42.80%) Windows
2 278 (21.63%) Windows Server
3 219 (17.04%) Linux
4 170 (13.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 133 (10.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 112 (8.72%) Windows 7
7 58 (4.51%) Windows 8
8 52 (4.05%) Windows 10
9 49 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 47 (3.66%) Unix
11 20 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (1.25%) Windows XP
13 15 (1.17%) CentOS
14 10 (0.78%) Solaris
15 9 (0.70%) Android
16 8 (0.62%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.62%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.31%) AIX
18 4 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (21.17%) ITIL
2 131 (10.19%) Network Design
3 106 (8.25%) Load Balancing
4 86 (6.69%) Presales
5 78 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 77 (5.99%) Network Monitoring
7 74 (5.76%) Project Management
8 66 (5.14%) Change Control
9 63 (4.90%) Service Delivery
10 60 (4.67%) Mentoring
11 57 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
12 51 (3.97%) Network Management
13 47 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
14 42 (3.27%) High Availability
14 42 (3.27%) Incident Management
15 40 (3.11%) Change Management
15 40 (3.11%) WAN Optimisation
16 39 (3.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 38 (2.96%) Network Architecture
17 38 (2.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (10.51%) SQL
2 80 (6.23%) PowerShell
3 46 (3.58%) C
4 25 (1.95%) Python
5 22 (1.71%) Bash Shell
6 21 (1.63%) Perl
7 17 (1.32%) Java
8 15 (1.17%) C#
9 9 (0.70%) Lua
10 8 (0.62%) C++
10 8 (0.62%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.54%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.47%) Ruby
13 2 (0.16%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.16%) VB
14 1 (0.078%) PHP
14 1 (0.078%) Tcl
14 1 (0.078%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 578 (44.98%) Cisco Certification
2 375 (29.18%) CCNA
3 329 (25.60%) CCNP
4 240 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 167 (13.00%) MCSE
6 98 (7.63%) MCSA
7 91 (7.08%) Security Cleared
8 81 (6.30%) CCIE
8 81 (6.30%) Degree
9 74 (5.76%) MCITP
10 73 (5.68%) SC Cleared
11 72 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 39 (3.04%) CCDP
13 37 (2.88%) RHCSA
14 31 (2.41%) MCP
15 30 (2.33%) CISSP
16 28 (2.18%) RHCA
17 26 (2.02%) CCVP
17 26 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
18 25 (1.95%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (9.65%) SLA
2 63 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (4.51%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.32%) HIPAA
5 13 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.54%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.23%) DICOM
8 1 (0.078%) HL7
8 1 (0.078%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.078%) QA
8 1 (0.078%) SAS 70
System Software
1 401 (31.21%) Active Directory
2 367 (28.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (11.13%) Hyper-V
4 101 (7.86%) XenApp
5 86 (6.69%) vSphere
6 37 (2.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 37 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (2.72%) VMware ESX
8 34 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
9 33 (2.57%) XenDesktop
10 28 (2.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 27 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
12 15 (1.17%) ISA Server
12 15 (1.17%) Terminal Server
13 14 (1.09%) XenServer
14 11 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (0.78%) Xen
16 9 (0.70%) vCloud
17 8 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 55 (4.28%) SCCM
2 27 (2.10%) Cisco Prime
3 25 (1.95%) Nagios
3 25 (1.95%) SCOM
4 22 (1.71%) SolarWinds Orion
5 18 (1.40%) Puppet
6 15 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
6 15 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (0.93%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.86%) Nessus
10 11 (0.86%) WSUS
11 10 (0.78%) Nmap
11 10 (0.78%) vMotion
12 9 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (0.70%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.47%) SCDPM
13 6 (0.47%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 790 (61.48%) Cisco
2 484 (37.67%) VMware
3 436 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 231 (17.98%) Citrix
5 179 (13.93%) Juniper
6 130 (10.12%) F5
7 123 (9.57%) CheckPoint
8 113 (8.79%) HP
9 82 (6.38%) Palo Alto
10 73 (5.68%) SolarWinds
11 64 (4.98%) NetApp
12 63 (4.90%) Avaya
13 61 (4.75%) Mitel
14 51 (3.97%) Red Hat
15 46 (3.58%) Oracle
16 43 (3.35%) Riverbed
17 33 (2.57%) EMC
18 31 (2.41%) Veeam
19 28 (2.18%) SAP
20 27 (2.10%) Meraki
Staines, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, 25 hols
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Benefits including Gym and Healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Training, Pension, Health Care
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience. + Bens!
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + career progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago