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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 101 76
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 769 561 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.57% 2.65% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.12% 12.53% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 597 434 731
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
4771 4476 5383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.15% 21.14% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3452 4516
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Berkshire +7 206 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Surrey +44 201 £35,500 -25.26% 14
Hampshire +6 141 £38,000 +16.92% 13
Kent +21 58 £46,000 +8.23% 4
Buckinghamshire +25 55 £40,000 - 9
Oxfordshire +28 38 £45,000 -1.09% 7
West Sussex +3 38 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Sussex +11 29 £45,000 +38.46%
Middlesex -3 8 £39,625 -20.75%
M4 Corridor +4 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Sussex - 2 £60,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1125 (81.23%) LAN
2 756 (54.58%) Windows
3 683 (49.31%) Firewall
4 676 (48.81%) Cisco
5 490 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
6 489 (35.31%) VMware
7 482 (34.80%) Microsoft
8 361 (26.06%) Active Directory
9 347 (25.05%) ITIL
10 344 (24.84%) TCP/IP
11 325 (23.47%) MS Excel
12 322 (23.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 314 (22.67%) CCNA
14 307 (22.17%) VPN
15 299 (21.59%) MS Exchange
16 298 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
17 296 (21.37%) DNS
18 292 (21.08%) CCNP
19 282 (20.36%) Linux
20 266 (19.21%) Juniper
21 241 (17.40%) MPLS
22 240 (17.33%) VoIP
23 233 (16.82%) Citrix
24 215 (15.52%) MS Office
25 209 (15.09%) SAN
26 196 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
27 195 (14.08%) CheckPoint
27 195 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
28 189 (13.65%) Network Security
28 189 (13.65%) Windows 7

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 299 (21.59%) MS Exchange
2 125 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 81 (5.85%) IIS
5 78 (5.63%) SharePoint
6 64 (4.62%) Lync
7 59 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (1.88%) Apache
8 26 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (1.52%) CMS
10 15 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.79%) Moodle
12 10 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.43%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.43%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.29%) SAS
16 4 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 325 (23.47%) MS Excel
2 215 (15.52%) MS Office
3 27 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.58%) SalesLogix
2 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.29%) GoldMine
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.072%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.75%) Office 365
2 34 (2.45%) IaaS
3 27 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.23%) SaaS
5 10 (0.72%) PaaS
5 10 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1125 (81.23%) LAN
2 683 (49.31%) Firewall
3 344 (24.84%) TCP/IP
4 307 (22.17%) VPN
5 296 (21.37%) DNS
6 241 (17.40%) MPLS
7 240 (17.33%) VoIP
8 209 (15.09%) SAN
9 189 (13.65%) Network Security
10 186 (13.43%) DHCP
11 184 (13.29%) BGP
12 179 (12.92%) Cisco ASA
13 169 (12.20%) OSPF
14 156 (11.26%) Wireless
15 154 (11.12%) VLAN
16 131 (9.46%) Internet
17 114 (8.23%) Ethernet
18 89 (6.43%) IPsec
18 89 (6.43%) Wi-Fi
19 86 (6.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
4 20 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
4 20 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.37%) MySQL
6 15 (1.08%) DB2
6 15 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.43%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.22%) IDOL
12 1 (0.072%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.072%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.072%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.072%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.072%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.072%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.072%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (2.02%) LoadRunner
2 11 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (0.65%) JIRA
4 9 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.58%) WinRunner
6 6 (0.43%) SilkPerformer
6 6 (0.43%) AdminStudio
7 4 (0.29%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.29%) Selenium
7 4 (0.29%) TestDirector
7 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.29%) MSTest
7 4 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.29%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.22%) Subversion
9 2 (0.14%) PVCS
9 2 (0.14%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.072%) MSI
10 1 (0.072%) Eclipse
General
1 135 (9.75%) Telecoms
2 114 (8.23%) Finance
3 33 (2.38%) Retail
4 26 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.37%) Banking
6 14 (1.01%) French Language
7 13 (0.94%) German Language
7 13 (0.94%) Marketing
7 13 (0.94%) Billing
8 12 (0.87%) Electronics
8 12 (0.87%) Legal
9 10 (0.72%) Advertising
10 9 (0.65%) Spanish Language
11 8 (0.58%) Military
12 6 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.29%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.14%) Local Government
14 2 (0.14%) Publishing
15 1 (0.072%) Games
Job Titles
1 304 (21.95%) Network Engineer
2 245 (17.69%) Support Engineer
3 167 (12.06%) Analyst
4 104 (7.51%) Consultant
5 90 (6.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 89 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 83 (5.99%) Technical Engineer
8 76 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 76 (5.49%) Architect
9 74 (5.34%) Technical Support
10 63 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
10 63 (4.55%) IT Support
11 59 (4.26%) Administrator
12 58 (4.19%) Service Analyst
13 57 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
14 56 (4.04%) Network Support
15 54 (3.90%) Support Analyst
16 45 (3.25%) Project Manager
17 41 (2.96%) Infrastructure Manager
17 41 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.24%) Web Services
2 28 (2.02%) .NET
3 23 (1.66%) CSS
4 21 (1.52%) Ajax
5 20 (1.44%) ASP.NET
5 20 (1.44%) HTML
6 6 (0.43%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.36%) WAP
7 5 (0.36%) Middleware
8 4 (0.29%) ODBC
9 2 (0.14%) CGI
9 2 (0.14%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.14%) SOAP
9 2 (0.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.14%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.072%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.072%) XML
10 1 (0.072%) XSL
10 1 (0.072%) COM
10 1 (0.072%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 39 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 34 (2.45%) Open Source
6 32 (2.31%) Thin Client
6 32 (2.31%) Fat Client
7 25 (1.81%) iPhone
8 22 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 22 (1.59%) PKI
9 20 (1.44%) iPad
10 14 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (1.01%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.01%) FMCG
11 11 (0.79%) Clustering
11 11 (0.79%) VLE
12 10 (0.72%) Replication
12 10 (0.72%) N-Tier
12 10 (0.72%) CMDB
13 9 (0.65%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 756 (54.58%) Windows
2 298 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 282 (20.36%) Linux
4 196 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 195 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 189 (13.65%) Windows 7
7 119 (8.59%) UNIX
8 82 (5.92%) Windows 8
9 79 (5.70%) Windows XP
10 52 (3.75%) Solaris
11 32 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (2.24%) Windows Vista
13 20 (1.44%) Android
14 16 (1.16%) AIX
15 15 (1.08%) CentOS
16 14 (1.01%) SUSE
17 13 (0.94%) VMS
17 13 (0.94%) Apple iOS
18 9 (0.65%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (25.05%) ITIL
2 118 (8.52%) Project Management
3 113 (8.16%) Service Delivery
4 110 (7.94%) Change Management
5 93 (6.71%) Kalman Filter
6 87 (6.28%) Service Management
7 83 (5.99%) Network Design
8 73 (5.27%) Network Monitoring
9 68 (4.91%) Incident Management
9 68 (4.91%) PRINCE2
10 63 (4.55%) Migration
11 61 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 54 (3.90%) Load Balancing
13 49 (3.54%) Mentoring
14 45 (3.25%) Network Management
15 42 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
15 42 (3.03%) Line Management
16 37 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (2.31%) SIEM
17 32 (2.31%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (12.71%) SQL
2 31 (2.24%) C
3 30 (2.17%) Java
4 28 (2.02%) Perl
5 27 (1.95%) T-SQL
6 22 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 19 (1.37%) PHP
8 16 (1.16%) C++
9 15 (1.08%) Python
10 12 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 11 (0.79%) C#
12 8 (0.58%) VBScript
13 6 (0.43%) Ruby
14 5 (0.36%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.22%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.22%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.22%) VB
16 1 (0.072%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 490 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
2 314 (22.67%) CCNA
3 292 (21.08%) CCNP
4 133 (9.60%) Security Cleared
5 132 (9.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 109 (7.87%) Degree
7 106 (7.65%) SC Cleared
8 95 (6.86%) MCSE
9 57 (4.12%) MCP
9 57 (4.12%) CCIE
10 46 (3.32%) MCITP
11 43 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
12 41 (2.96%) CCDA
13 40 (2.89%) CCDP
13 40 (2.89%) DV Cleared
14 36 (2.60%) CCSE
15 35 (2.53%) CISSP
16 33 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 32 (2.31%) JNCIS
17 32 (2.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (12.78%) SLA
2 33 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (1.37%) COBIT
6 9 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.22%) QA
8 2 (0.14%) HL7
8 2 (0.14%) DICOM
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.072%) BS25999
System Software
1 361 (26.06%) Active Directory
2 322 (23.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 104 (7.51%) XenApp
5 68 (4.91%) vSphere
6 44 (3.18%) VMware ESX
7 42 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 36 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (2.53%) Terminal Services
10 23 (1.66%) VMware Server
11 16 (1.16%) Firmware
12 14 (1.01%) Terminal Server
12 14 (1.01%) Snort
13 12 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (0.58%) XenServer
14 8 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.51%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.51%) UAG
Systems Management
1 54 (3.90%) SCCM
2 49 (3.54%) Backup Exec
3 39 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 29 (2.09%) SCOM
5 25 (1.81%) Nagios
6 24 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (1.23%) WSUS
8 15 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
9 14 (1.01%) Puppet
10 13 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
10 13 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 12 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
12 10 (0.72%) Cacti
13 9 (0.65%) SCDPM
13 9 (0.65%) Cisco LMS
13 9 (0.65%) Opsview
14 7 (0.51%) Legato
14 7 (0.51%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.43%) AppManager
15 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 676 (48.81%) Cisco
2 489 (35.31%) VMware
3 482 (34.80%) Microsoft
4 266 (19.21%) Juniper
5 233 (16.82%) Citrix
6 195 (14.08%) CheckPoint
7 173 (12.49%) HP
8 134 (9.68%) F5
9 95 (6.86%) Oracle
10 77 (5.56%) Symantec
11 60 (4.33%) Red Hat
12 54 (3.90%) McAfee
13 51 (3.68%) SolarWinds
14 46 (3.32%) BT
15 45 (3.25%) SonicWALL
15 45 (3.25%) Avaya
16 41 (2.96%) Dell
17 39 (2.82%) NetApp
18 38 (2.74%) Websense
19 37 (2.67%) Veeam
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefts package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent salary plus variable
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago