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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 77 97 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 740 551 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.57% 2.73% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.34% 13.10% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 579 447 712
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £67,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
4530 4206 5231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.83% 20.86% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3452 3310 4374
Average salary £42,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +60 211 £37,500 -23.07% 19
Berkshire -2 169 £42,000 -8.69% 20
Hampshire +9 154 £39,250 +13.76% 23
Kent +10 52 £43,250 +1.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 44 £40,000 - 9
West Sussex -6 39 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East Sussex +25 36 £46,250 +15.62% 4
Oxfordshire +15 32 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Middlesex +12 11 £43,000 -25.21% 1
Sussex 0 3 £55,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1167 (80.54%) LAN
2 783 (54.04%) Windows
3 711 (49.07%) Cisco
4 702 (48.45%) Firewall
5 529 (36.51%) Cisco Certification
6 518 (35.75%) VMware
7 501 (34.58%) Microsoft
8 377 (26.02%) Active Directory
9 373 (25.74%) ITIL
10 362 (24.98%) TCP/IP
11 355 (24.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 348 (24.02%) MS Excel
13 333 (22.98%) CCNA
14 319 (22.02%) MS Exchange
15 314 (21.67%) VPN
16 311 (21.46%) CCNP
17 310 (21.39%) Windows Server 2008
18 295 (20.36%) DNS
19 284 (19.60%) Juniper
20 280 (19.32%) Linux
21 270 (18.63%) MPLS
22 254 (17.53%) VoIP
23 251 (17.32%) Citrix
24 247 (17.05%) MS Office
25 217 (14.98%) SAN
26 215 (14.84%) CheckPoint
27 214 (14.77%) BGP
28 207 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
28 207 (14.29%) Windows 7
29 206 (14.22%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 319 (22.02%) MS Exchange
2 138 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 85 (5.87%) IIS
5 83 (5.73%) SharePoint
6 82 (5.66%) Lync
7 64 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (1.79%) Apache
10 24 (1.66%) CMS
11 13 (0.90%) Moodle
12 12 (0.83%) Tomcat
13 11 (0.76%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.62%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.41%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.41%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 348 (24.02%) MS Excel
2 247 (17.05%) MS Office
3 28 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.069%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.55%) SalesLogix
2 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.28%) GoldMine
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.069%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.86%) Office 365
2 42 (2.90%) IaaS
3 31 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (1.38%) SaaS
5 16 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (0.90%) PaaS
7 10 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1167 (80.54%) LAN
2 702 (48.45%) Firewall
3 362 (24.98%) TCP/IP
4 314 (21.67%) VPN
5 295 (20.36%) DNS
6 270 (18.63%) MPLS
7 254 (17.53%) VoIP
8 217 (14.98%) SAN
9 214 (14.77%) BGP
10 207 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
11 198 (13.66%) Network Security
12 197 (13.60%) OSPF
13 193 (13.32%) DHCP
14 170 (11.73%) Wireless
15 163 (11.25%) VLAN
16 125 (8.63%) Internet
17 120 (8.28%) Ethernet
18 91 (6.28%) EIGRP
19 87 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
19 87 (6.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
4 22 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (1.17%) MySQL
5 17 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (1.10%) DB2
7 14 (0.97%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.41%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.21%) IDOL
13 2 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.14%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.14%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.14%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.069%) SAP Data Services
14 1 (0.069%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 29 (2.00%) LoadRunner
2 21 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (0.69%) JIRA
3 10 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.55%) WinRunner
5 6 (0.41%) AdminStudio
5 6 (0.41%) SilkPerformer
6 4 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.28%) MSTest
6 4 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.28%) Bugzilla
6 4 (0.28%) Subversion
6 4 (0.28%) Selenium
6 4 (0.28%) TestDirector
6 4 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.14%) PVCS
7 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.14%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.14%) MSI
General
1 129 (8.90%) Telecoms
2 115 (7.94%) Finance
3 35 (2.42%) Retail
4 27 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 25 (1.73%) Banking
6 17 (1.17%) Legal
7 13 (0.90%) German Language
8 12 (0.83%) French Language
8 12 (0.83%) Electronics
8 12 (0.83%) Billing
9 11 (0.76%) Advertising
10 9 (0.62%) Marketing
10 9 (0.62%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.41%) Military
12 4 (0.28%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.14%) Local Government
13 2 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 341 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 257 (17.74%) Support Engineer
3 163 (11.25%) Analyst
4 105 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 102 (7.04%) Consultant
6 96 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 87 (6.00%) Architect
8 83 (5.73%) Technical Engineer
9 78 (5.38%) Technical Support
10 74 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
11 68 (4.69%) Service Analyst
11 68 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
12 67 (4.62%) Technical Support Engineer
12 67 (4.62%) IT Support
13 58 (4.00%) Network Support
14 57 (3.93%) Support Analyst
15 56 (3.86%) Administrator
16 55 (3.80%) Project Manager
17 43 (2.97%) Infrastructure Manager
18 41 (2.83%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.28%) .NET
2 32 (2.21%) Web Services
3 26 (1.79%) CSS
4 25 (1.73%) HTML
5 24 (1.66%) Ajax
6 23 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.41%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.35%) XML
8 5 (0.35%) WAP
9 3 (0.21%) ODBC
10 2 (0.14%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.14%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (0.14%) CGI
10 2 (0.14%) Middleware
10 2 (0.14%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.14%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.14%) XSL
10 2 (0.14%) J2EE
11 1 (0.069%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 99 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (3.59%) Management Information System
2 52 (3.59%) Video Conferencing
3 45 (3.11%) Blackberry
4 38 (2.62%) Open Source
5 33 (2.28%) Thin Client
5 33 (2.28%) Fat Client
6 27 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.86%) iPhone
6 27 (1.86%) PKI
7 21 (1.45%) iPad
8 20 (1.38%) FMCG
9 16 (1.10%) Clustering
10 15 (1.04%) Mathematics
11 14 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (0.90%) CMDB
12 13 (0.90%) VLE
13 11 (0.76%) iSeries
13 11 (0.76%) Replication
14 10 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 783 (54.04%) Windows
2 310 (21.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 280 (19.32%) Linux
4 207 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 206 (14.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 200 (13.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 108 (7.45%) UNIX
8 86 (5.94%) Windows XP
9 84 (5.80%) Windows 8
10 43 (2.97%) Solaris
11 29 (2.00%) Windows Vista
12 23 (1.59%) Android
12 23 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (1.24%) AIX
14 17 (1.17%) Apple iOS
15 15 (1.04%) CentOS
16 14 (0.97%) VMS
17 13 (0.90%) SUSE
18 12 (0.83%) Mac OS
19 10 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (25.74%) ITIL
2 130 (8.97%) Project Management
3 122 (8.42%) Service Delivery
4 100 (6.90%) Change Management
5 99 (6.83%) Kalman Filter
6 93 (6.42%) Service Management
7 89 (6.14%) Network Monitoring
8 78 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 73 (5.04%) Network Design
9 73 (5.04%) Incident Management
10 72 (4.97%) Migration
11 71 (4.90%) PRINCE2
12 68 (4.69%) Load Balancing
13 65 (4.49%) Mentoring
14 43 (2.97%) Network Management
15 42 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (2.76%) Penetration Testing
17 37 (2.55%) Configuration Management
18 34 (2.35%) Network Architecture
19 33 (2.28%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 184 (12.70%) SQL
2 36 (2.48%) Java
3 29 (2.00%) Perl
4 27 (1.86%) C
5 26 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 25 (1.73%) T-SQL
7 17 (1.17%) PHP
8 13 (0.90%) Python
9 12 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 11 (0.76%) C++
11 9 (0.62%) VBScript
12 8 (0.55%) C#
13 6 (0.41%) Ruby
14 4 (0.28%) VB
14 4 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.21%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.14%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.14%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.069%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.069%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 529 (36.51%) Cisco Certification
2 333 (22.98%) CCNA
3 311 (21.46%) CCNP
4 149 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 143 (9.87%) Security Cleared
6 117 (8.07%) Degree
7 114 (7.87%) SC Cleared
8 108 (7.45%) MCSE
9 71 (4.90%) MCP
10 63 (4.35%) CCIE
11 58 (4.00%) MCITP
12 51 (3.52%) DV Cleared
13 48 (3.31%) CCDA
14 45 (3.11%) CCDP
14 45 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
14 45 (3.11%) MCTS
15 38 (2.62%) CISSP
16 37 (2.55%) CCSE
17 36 (2.48%) JNCIS
18 34 (2.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (13.60%) SLA
2 34 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (1.24%) COBIT
6 9 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.21%) HL7
7 3 (0.21%) DICOM
8 2 (0.14%) QA
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.069%) BS25999
System Software
1 377 (26.02%) Active Directory
2 355 (24.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (9.59%) Hyper-V
4 112 (7.73%) XenApp
5 69 (4.76%) vSphere
6 48 (3.31%) XenDesktop
6 48 (3.31%) VMware ESX
7 41 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (2.62%) Terminal Services
9 23 (1.59%) VMware Server
10 18 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 16 (1.10%) Terminal Server
12 14 (0.97%) Firmware
13 12 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.55%) XenServer
14 8 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.48%) UAG
15 7 (0.48%) Snort
15 7 (0.48%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.48%) Samba
Systems Management
1 65 (4.49%) SCCM
2 48 (3.31%) Backup Exec
3 40 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 36 (2.48%) SCOM
5 31 (2.14%) Nagios
6 24 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (1.59%) WSUS
8 22 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
9 15 (1.04%) Cisco LMS
9 15 (1.04%) Opsview
9 15 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 13 (0.90%) Puppet
10 13 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
11 11 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
12 10 (0.69%) Cacti
13 9 (0.62%) SCDPM
14 7 (0.48%) Legato
15 6 (0.41%) AppManager
15 6 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
16 5 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 711 (49.07%) Cisco
2 518 (35.75%) VMware
3 501 (34.58%) Microsoft
4 284 (19.60%) Juniper
5 251 (17.32%) Citrix
6 215 (14.84%) CheckPoint
7 178 (12.28%) HP
8 140 (9.66%) F5
9 109 (7.52%) Oracle
10 83 (5.73%) Symantec
11 58 (4.00%) SolarWinds
12 57 (3.93%) McAfee
13 53 (3.66%) Avaya
13 53 (3.66%) Red Hat
14 46 (3.17%) Dell
14 46 (3.17%) SonicWALL
15 43 (2.97%) Websense
16 39 (2.69%) BT
16 39 (2.69%) NetApp
17 38 (2.62%) Blue Coat
Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £23500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Overtime & Shift Allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caterham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Skye Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago