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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 62 107
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +45
Permanent jobs citing WAN 869 910 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.50% 4.26% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.06% 19.30% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 804 746 567
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 £28,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
4331 4716 4924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.41% 22.08% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3617 3543 3816
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +45 260 £46,500 +3.33% 13
Surrey -10 202 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Hampshire -12 164 £45,000 - 9
Buckinghamshire +30 79 £40,000 -20.00% 6
West Sussex -29 46 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Sussex +23 36 £44,000 +3.52% 4
Oxfordshire -34 34 £47,500 - 3
Kent -16 32 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Middlesex +13 6 £56,250 +30.05%
Sussex +8 1 £32,500 -17.72%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1342 (81.04%) LAN
2 976 (58.94%) Cisco
3 914 (55.19%) Firewall
4 712 (43.00%) Cisco Certification
5 669 (40.40%) Windows
6 639 (38.59%) VMware
7 564 (34.06%) Microsoft
8 453 (27.36%) Active Directory
9 448 (27.05%) CCNP
10 427 (25.79%) Data Centre
11 415 (25.06%) Windows Server
12 385 (23.25%) VPN
13 378 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 371 (22.40%) TCP/IP
15 367 (22.16%) Linux
16 365 (22.04%) MPLS
17 361 (21.80%) CCNA
18 337 (20.35%) MS Exchange
19 327 (19.75%) DNS
20 307 (18.54%) MS Excel
20 307 (18.54%) ITIL
21 271 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
22 268 (16.18%) BGP
22 268 (16.18%) Wireless
23 263 (15.88%) VoIP
24 261 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
25 257 (15.52%) Juniper
26 245 (14.79%) Telecoms
27 233 (14.07%) SAN
28 231 (13.95%) OSPF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 337 (20.35%) MS Exchange
2 188 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 139 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 84 (5.07%) IIS
5 74 (4.47%) Skype for Business
6 35 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 33 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 28 (1.69%) Apache
9 26 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.66%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.60%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.60%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.48%) JBoss
16 6 (0.36%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.30%) NetWeaver
17 5 (0.30%) nginx
17 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 307 (18.54%) MS Excel
2 131 (7.91%) MS Office
3 57 (3.44%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.060%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 25 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.48%) assyst
6 2 (0.12%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.060%) Line 50
7 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 105 (6.34%) Office 365
2 80 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (2.42%) IaaS
5 31 (1.87%) PaaS
6 21 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.09%) SaaS
8 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1342 (81.04%) LAN
2 914 (55.19%) Firewall
3 385 (23.25%) VPN
4 371 (22.40%) TCP/IP
5 365 (22.04%) MPLS
6 327 (19.75%) DNS
7 271 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
8 268 (16.18%) BGP
8 268 (16.18%) Wireless
9 263 (15.88%) VoIP
10 233 (14.07%) SAN
11 231 (13.95%) OSPF
12 218 (13.16%) DHCP
13 199 (12.02%) Network Security
14 148 (8.94%) Internet
15 144 (8.70%) SSL
16 137 (8.27%) IP Telephony
16 137 (8.27%) VLAN
17 128 (7.73%) IPsec
18 125 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (0.54%) MySQL
7 9 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
8 8 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.30%) DB2
10 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.24%) Big Data
11 4 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (0.36%) JIRA
1 6 (0.36%) Subversion
2 5 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.24%) ClearCase
3 4 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.24%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.060%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.060%) Vagrant
General
1 245 (14.79%) Telecoms
2 156 (9.42%) Finance
3 48 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 40 (2.42%) Marketing
5 39 (2.36%) Electronics
6 29 (1.75%) Retail
7 25 (1.51%) French Language
7 25 (1.51%) German Language
8 17 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (0.91%) Legal
10 14 (0.85%) Military
11 12 (0.72%) Banking
12 11 (0.66%) Italian Language
13 10 (0.60%) Billing
14 9 (0.54%) Publishing
15 8 (0.48%) Advertising
15 8 (0.48%) Local Government
16 6 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
17 5 (0.30%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.24%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 446 (26.93%) Network Engineer
2 260 (15.70%) Support Engineer
3 180 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 167 (10.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 136 (8.21%) Senior Network Engineer
6 132 (7.97%) Analyst
7 121 (7.31%) Architect
8 111 (6.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 107 (6.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 106 (6.40%) IT Engineer
11 105 (6.34%) Consultant
12 101 (6.10%) Administrator
13 76 (4.59%) VMware Engineer
14 75 (4.53%) IT Support
15 73 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
16 68 (4.11%) Network Support
17 67 (4.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
18 66 (3.99%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
19 63 (3.80%) Technical Support
20 59 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.78%) Middleware
2 45 (2.72%) Web Services
3 26 (1.57%) 802.1X
4 20 (1.21%) J2EE
5 18 (1.09%) .NET
6 17 (1.03%) XML
7 13 (0.79%) REST
8 12 (0.72%) Regular Expression
8 12 (0.72%) SOAP
9 9 (0.54%) IBM Integration Bus
9 9 (0.54%) SAP PI
9 9 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (0.42%) CSS
10 7 (0.42%) ZeroMQ
11 6 (0.36%) XMPP
12 5 (0.30%) SAP Basis
13 3 (0.18%) Express
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 2 (0.12%) COM
14 2 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 427 (25.79%) Data Centre
2 106 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 64 (3.86%) Driving Licence
5 48 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
6 42 (2.54%) Clustering
6 42 (2.54%) Replication
7 40 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 34 (2.05%) Fat Client
8 34 (2.05%) Thin Client
9 33 (1.99%) Private Cloud
10 25 (1.51%) IVR
11 24 (1.45%) iPad
12 22 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
13 19 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 17 (1.03%) Mathematics
15 16 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (0.91%) PKI
17 14 (0.85%) Blackberry
17 14 (0.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 669 (40.40%) Windows
2 415 (25.06%) Windows Server
3 367 (22.16%) Linux
4 261 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 207 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 107 (6.46%) Windows 7
7 76 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (4.47%) Unix
9 40 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (2.42%) Windows XP
10 37 (2.23%) Windows 8
11 29 (1.75%) Windows 10
12 25 (1.51%) CentOS
13 17 (1.03%) Solaris
14 16 (0.97%) AIX
14 16 (0.97%) Android
15 9 (0.54%) SUSE
15 9 (0.54%) VMS
16 8 (0.48%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (18.54%) ITIL
2 155 (9.36%) Presales
3 142 (8.57%) Network Design
4 139 (8.39%) Load Balancing
5 124 (7.49%) Migration
6 93 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
7 92 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 89 (5.37%) Project Management
9 80 (4.83%) Capacity Planning
10 79 (4.77%) Service Delivery
11 66 (3.99%) Incident Management
12 65 (3.93%) Kalman Filter
13 63 (3.80%) Fault Management
14 61 (3.68%) SIEM
15 60 (3.62%) Change Management
16 58 (3.50%) Network Management
17 57 (3.44%) Open Source
18 55 (3.32%) Mentoring
19 53 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
20 50 (3.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 217 (13.10%) SQL
2 73 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 39 (2.36%) Perl
4 38 (2.29%) Python
5 32 (1.93%) C
6 30 (1.81%) Bash Shell
7 27 (1.63%) Java
7 27 (1.63%) Ruby
8 20 (1.21%) C++
9 18 (1.09%) C#
10 15 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 14 (0.85%) Tcl
12 10 (0.60%) PHP
13 3 (0.18%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.060%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 712 (43.00%) Cisco Certification
2 448 (27.05%) CCNP
3 361 (21.80%) CCNA
4 203 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 163 (9.84%) CCIE
6 126 (7.61%) MCSE
7 122 (7.37%) Security Cleared
8 110 (6.64%) Degree
9 103 (6.22%) SC Cleared
10 78 (4.71%) MCSA
11 69 (4.17%) MCITP
12 65 (3.93%) CCDP
13 53 (3.20%) MCP
13 53 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 51 (3.08%) CCDA
15 35 (2.11%) CCSP
16 31 (1.87%) CISSP
17 26 (1.57%) CCVP
18 25 (1.51%) JNCIA
19 22 (1.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (10.39%) SLA
2 63 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.66%) DICOM
5 11 (0.66%) QA
6 8 (0.48%) COBIT
7 5 (0.30%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.30%) RMADS
8 3 (0.18%) COSO
8 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.18%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.12%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.12%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.060%) GPG13
System Software
1 453 (27.36%) Active Directory
2 378 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (9.18%) Hyper-V
4 120 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
5 106 (6.40%) vSphere
6 82 (4.95%) XenApp
7 42 (2.54%) VMware ESX
8 24 (1.45%) XenDesktop
9 23 (1.39%) VMware Server
10 13 (0.79%) Docker
11 12 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (0.54%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (0.42%) Snort
13 7 (0.42%) Xen
14 6 (0.36%) Samba
14 6 (0.36%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.30%) Squid
16 4 (0.24%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 91 (5.50%) SCCM
2 49 (2.96%) SCOM
3 36 (2.17%) Puppet
4 31 (1.87%) Backup Exec
5 29 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
6 24 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 24 (1.45%) SCVMM
6 24 (1.45%) Windows Intune
7 22 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
7 22 (1.33%) Nagios
8 20 (1.21%) WSUS
9 18 (1.09%) Cacti
10 14 (0.85%) Nmap
10 14 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
11 11 (0.66%) Nessus
11 11 (0.66%) SCOrch
12 10 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (0.60%) SELinux
12 10 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 976 (58.94%) Cisco
2 639 (38.59%) VMware
3 564 (34.06%) Microsoft
4 257 (15.52%) Juniper
5 215 (12.98%) CheckPoint
6 214 (12.92%) F5
7 185 (11.17%) Citrix
8 110 (6.64%) HP
9 97 (5.86%) Palo Alto
10 88 (5.31%) Avaya
11 73 (4.41%) Oracle
12 67 (4.05%) Riverbed
13 57 (3.44%) SolarWinds
14 55 (3.32%) SAP
15 52 (3.14%) Fortinet
15 52 (3.14%) Red Hat
16 43 (2.60%) Dell
17 42 (2.54%) IBM
18 41 (2.48%) Blue Coat
19 34 (2.05%) NetApp
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42253.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £14000 - £15000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum competitive benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 19 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £33000.00 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RDK Consulting
Salary: Up to £65K
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
AAP3
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Great Benefits (see advert)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Commission + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Excellent compensation package
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Double OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package (Including Bonus,
Posted: 6 days ago