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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 104 81
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 907 632 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.45% 2.76% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.70% 12.99% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 758 533 655
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
4382 4864 5288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.52% 21.22% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3346 3818 4259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +67 294 £40,000 -11.11% 38
Hampshire +45 202 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Berkshire +35 173 £44,500 -1.11% 13
West Sussex +23 73 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +20 66 £47,500 +18.75% 14
Oxfordshire +30 50 £50,000 +53.84% 5
Kent -39 28 £46,000 +8.23% 6
East Sussex +18 18 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Middlesex -8 4 £41,500 -27.82%
Isle of Wight - 2 £72,500 -
Sussex - 1 £39,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1436 (84.72%) LAN
2 967 (57.05%) Cisco
3 854 (50.38%) Firewall
4 737 (43.48%) Windows
5 684 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
6 565 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 523 (30.86%) VMware
8 469 (27.67%) ITIL
9 456 (26.90%) TCP/IP
10 424 (25.01%) Active Directory
11 394 (23.24%) CCNP
12 393 (23.19%) VPN
13 392 (23.13%) CCNA
14 391 (23.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 382 (22.54%) Data Centre
16 365 (21.53%) VoIP
17 350 (20.65%) DNS
18 334 (19.71%) MPLS
19 328 (19.35%) MS Exchange
19 328 (19.35%) MS Excel
20 318 (18.76%) Juniper
21 293 (17.29%) Linux
22 281 (16.58%) Citrix
23 275 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
24 270 (15.93%) Cisco ASA
25 265 (15.63%) DHCP
26 254 (14.99%) SAN
26 254 (14.99%) CheckPoint
27 253 (14.93%) BGP
28 242 (14.28%) Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 328 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 171 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 150 (8.85%) Lync
4 98 (5.78%) IIS
5 77 (4.54%) SharePoint
6 72 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 45 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 35 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (1.18%) Apache
10 16 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.59%) CMS
12 9 (0.53%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.47%) SAS
14 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.35%) Moodle
16 5 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.29%) JBoss
17 4 (0.24%) Confluence
18 3 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 328 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 197 (11.62%) MS Office
3 51 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.59%) MS Project
6 4 (0.24%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.12%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.059%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.059%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.059%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 69 (4.07%) IaaS
2 52 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
3 38 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.24%) Office 365
4 34 (2.01%) SaaS
5 28 (1.65%) PaaS
6 27 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
8 1 (0.059%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.059%) Nimbula
8 1 (0.059%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1436 (84.72%) LAN
2 854 (50.38%) Firewall
3 456 (26.90%) TCP/IP
4 393 (23.19%) VPN
5 365 (21.53%) VoIP
6 350 (20.65%) DNS
7 334 (19.71%) MPLS
8 270 (15.93%) Cisco ASA
9 265 (15.63%) DHCP
10 254 (14.99%) SAN
11 253 (14.93%) BGP
12 242 (14.28%) Wireless
13 228 (13.45%) OSPF
14 199 (11.74%) VLAN
15 195 (11.50%) Network Security
16 160 (9.44%) Internet
17 152 (8.97%) EIGRP
18 123 (7.26%) Cisco Nexus
19 110 (6.49%) IPsec
20 97 (5.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (1.18%) DB2
5 15 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.65%) MySQL
8 9 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.24%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.24%) OLTP
13 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.29%) JIRA
3 4 (0.24%) LoadRunner
3 4 (0.24%) Subversion
3 4 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.18%) Hudson
4 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.18%) MSI
5 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.059%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.059%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.059%) Trac
6 1 (0.059%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.059%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.059%) Eclipse
General
1 163 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 137 (8.08%) Finance
3 45 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 39 (2.30%) Retail
5 29 (1.71%) Electronics
6 25 (1.47%) Banking
7 23 (1.36%) Marketing
8 17 (1.00%) Advertising
9 15 (0.88%) Legal
10 13 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.59%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.53%) Back Office
13 7 (0.41%) German Language
14 4 (0.24%) Publishing
14 4 (0.24%) French Language
15 3 (0.18%) Local Government
15 3 (0.18%) Law
15 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.12%) Billing
16 2 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 466 (27.49%) Network Engineer
2 201 (11.86%) Support Engineer
3 186 (10.97%) Analyst
4 154 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 152 (8.97%) Architect
6 135 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 97 (5.72%) Consultant
8 67 (3.95%) Technical Engineer
9 65 (3.83%) Support Analyst
9 65 (3.83%) Technical Support
10 59 (3.48%) Project Manager
11 56 (3.30%) Service Analyst
11 56 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
12 53 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
13 52 (3.07%) Network Architect
14 51 (3.01%) Technical Support Engineer
15 50 (2.95%) Administrator
15 50 (2.95%) IT Support
16 48 (2.83%) Security Engineer
17 47 (2.77%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.83%) Web Services
2 37 (2.18%) .NET
3 19 (1.12%) HTML
4 18 (1.06%) CSS
5 16 (0.94%) Ajax
6 12 (0.71%) JTAPI
6 12 (0.71%) TAPI
7 9 (0.53%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.47%) XML
9 7 (0.41%) CCXML
9 7 (0.41%) VXML
10 6 (0.35%) LAMP
11 5 (0.29%) WAP
12 3 (0.18%) Application Packaging
12 3 (0.18%) ODBC
12 3 (0.18%) J2EE
13 2 (0.12%) X-Windows
13 2 (0.12%) EDI
13 2 (0.12%) SAP Basis
14 1 (0.059%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 382 (22.54%) Data Centre
2 105 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 59 (3.48%) Blackberry
5 55 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
6 46 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 43 (2.54%) Clustering
8 39 (2.30%) PKI
9 33 (1.95%) BYOD
10 25 (1.47%) Public Cloud
11 24 (1.42%) iSeries
11 24 (1.42%) Statistics
12 22 (1.30%) Replication
13 17 (1.00%) IVR
14 16 (0.94%) iPhone
14 16 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
14 16 (0.94%) EqualLogic
14 16 (0.94%) iPad
14 16 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 13 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 737 (43.48%) Windows
2 293 (17.29%) Linux
3 275 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 235 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 164 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 139 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 111 (6.55%) UNIX
8 53 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 50 (2.95%) Windows XP
10 33 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.18%) VMS
12 16 (0.94%) Solaris
13 13 (0.77%) Ubuntu
13 13 (0.77%) CentOS
13 13 (0.77%) AIX
14 12 (0.71%) Debian
15 11 (0.65%) Android
16 10 (0.59%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.53%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (27.67%) ITIL
2 160 (9.44%) Load Balancing
3 153 (9.03%) Project Management
4 129 (7.61%) Service Delivery
5 128 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
6 113 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 112 (6.61%) Service Management
7 112 (6.61%) Incident Management
8 101 (5.96%) Migration
8 101 (5.96%) Network Design
9 89 (5.25%) Change Management
10 86 (5.07%) PRINCE2
11 74 (4.37%) Mentoring
12 72 (4.25%) Kalman Filter
13 66 (3.89%) Penetration Testing
14 64 (3.78%) Business Continuity
15 60 (3.54%) WAN Optimisation
16 57 (3.36%) Information Security
17 56 (3.30%) Network Management
18 54 (3.19%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 173 (10.21%) SQL
2 38 (2.24%) Perl
3 34 (2.01%) Java
4 31 (1.83%) PowerShell
5 29 (1.71%) C
6 24 (1.42%) Bash Shell
7 18 (1.06%) Python
8 12 (0.71%) PHP
9 10 (0.59%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.59%) C++
10 9 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.47%) Ruby
12 7 (0.41%) C#
12 7 (0.41%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.35%) VBScript
14 4 (0.24%) Ada
14 4 (0.24%) Korn
15 3 (0.18%) AWK
15 3 (0.18%) Tcl
16 2 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 684 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
2 394 (23.24%) CCNP
3 392 (23.13%) CCNA
4 193 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 181 (10.68%) Security Cleared
6 156 (9.20%) Degree
7 136 (8.02%) SC Cleared
8 127 (7.49%) MCSE
9 126 (7.43%) CCIE
10 87 (5.13%) MCP
11 68 (4.01%) DV Cleared
11 68 (4.01%) MCITP
12 66 (3.89%) CCDP
13 52 (3.07%) CISSP
14 47 (2.77%) MCTS
15 45 (2.65%) CCDA
15 45 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
16 38 (2.24%) MCSA
16 38 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 35 (2.06%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (12.74%) SLA
2 51 (3.01%) PCI DSS
3 45 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.94%) QA
5 14 (0.83%) COBIT
6 8 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.29%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.24%) HL7
9 4 (0.24%) DICOM
System Software
1 424 (25.01%) Active Directory
2 391 (23.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (8.73%) Hyper-V
4 135 (7.96%) XenApp
5 77 (4.54%) vSphere
6 73 (4.31%) XenDesktop
7 51 (3.01%) VMware ESX
8 48 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 27 (1.59%) Terminal Server
11 17 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (0.94%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.88%) XenServer
14 14 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
15 13 (0.77%) ISA Server
16 11 (0.65%) Firmware
17 9 (0.53%) Snort
18 7 (0.41%) Samba
19 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 4 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 97 (5.72%) SCCM
2 45 (2.65%) WSUS
3 44 (2.60%) SCOM
4 35 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
5 31 (1.83%) Nagios
6 24 (1.42%) Cisco LMS
6 24 (1.42%) Opsview
6 24 (1.42%) Backup Exec
7 20 (1.18%) FortiGate
8 18 (1.06%) ARCserve
9 16 (0.94%) Puppet
9 16 (0.94%) SCSM
10 15 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
12 10 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
13 8 (0.47%) Icinga
13 8 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
13 8 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
14 7 (0.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 967 (57.05%) Cisco
2 565 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 523 (30.86%) VMware
4 318 (18.76%) Juniper
5 281 (16.58%) Citrix
6 254 (14.99%) CheckPoint
7 220 (12.98%) HP
8 205 (12.09%) F5
9 85 (5.01%) Avaya
10 77 (4.54%) Oracle
11 71 (4.19%) SolarWinds
12 59 (3.48%) 3PAR
13 51 (3.01%) Fortinet
13 51 (3.01%) NetApp
14 48 (2.83%) Dell
15 46 (2.71%) Riverbed
16 39 (2.30%) Blue Coat
17 37 (2.18%) Aerohive Networks
17 37 (2.18%) Symantec
18 35 (2.06%) IBM
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Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6.5k car allowance, 25% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Overtime + Flexibl
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
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Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Call to discuss on 020 8898 4567
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Faringdon, Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday