The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 93 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 687 888 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.82% 3.89% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.70% 16.46% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 594 731 821
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5014 5394 5606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.61% 23.61% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3897 4299 4714
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 161 £40,000 - 15
Berkshire -48 139 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Surrey -45 118 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Kent +38 89 £42,500 +3.65% 7
West Sussex -3 76 £37,500 -13.79% 4
Buckinghamshire -25 49 £40,000 - 6
Oxfordshire -11 26 £30,500 -39.00% 1
Middlesex -19 9 £43,000 -18.09%
Thames Valley 0 5 £110,000 -
East Sussex -16 5 £42,500 -1.16%
M4 Corridor -5 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Sussex - 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 £45,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1067 (88.18%) LAN
2 617 (50.99%) Cisco
3 538 (44.46%) Firewall
4 505 (41.74%) Windows
5 435 (35.95%) Cisco Certification
6 423 (34.96%) Microsoft
7 312 (25.79%) VMware
8 274 (22.64%) ITIL
9 268 (22.15%) CCNA
10 255 (21.07%) Active Directory
11 246 (20.33%) VPN
12 245 (20.25%) CCNP
13 237 (19.59%) MS Excel
14 228 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
15 219 (18.10%) MS Exchange
16 210 (17.36%) DNS
17 197 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 194 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
19 190 (15.70%) TCP/IP
20 186 (15.37%) Juniper
21 175 (14.46%) CheckPoint
22 171 (14.13%) Citrix
23 167 (13.80%) SAN
24 166 (13.72%) Finance
25 161 (13.31%) Telecoms
26 145 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
27 142 (11.74%) MPLS
27 142 (11.74%) VoIP
28 135 (11.16%) Security Cleared
29 134 (11.07%) DHCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 219 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 114 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (8.43%) SharePoint
4 90 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 74 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 52 (4.30%) IIS
7 48 (3.97%) NetWeaver
8 43 (3.55%) Lync
9 28 (2.31%) WebSphere
10 24 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (1.07%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.74%) Apache
14 9 (0.74%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
16 6 (0.50%) GroupWise
Applications
1 237 (19.59%) MS Excel
2 113 (9.34%) MS Office
3 26 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.58%) FastStats
6 6 (0.50%) MS Project
7 1 (0.083%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.58%) Maximo
2 4 (0.33%) Sage 200
2 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.083%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.58%) Office 365
4 7 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.083%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1067 (88.18%) LAN
2 538 (44.46%) Firewall
3 246 (20.33%) VPN
4 210 (17.36%) DNS
5 190 (15.70%) TCP/IP
6 167 (13.80%) SAN
7 142 (11.74%) MPLS
7 142 (11.74%) VoIP
8 134 (11.07%) DHCP
9 133 (10.99%) Wireless
10 131 (10.83%) BGP
11 128 (10.58%) Internet
12 124 (10.25%) OSPF
13 120 (9.92%) Network Security
14 108 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
15 92 (7.60%) Cisco Nexus
16 75 (6.20%) VLAN
17 69 (5.70%) Ethernet
18 66 (5.45%) EIGRP
19 62 (5.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (1.24%) DB2
6 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.58%) IDOL
8 5 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.25%) DataStage
10 3 (0.25%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.25%) Cognos Impromptu
10 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.25%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.17%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.17%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (0.66%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.17%) LSMW
5 1 (0.083%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.083%) Subversion
5 1 (0.083%) Metasploit
General
1 166 (13.72%) Finance
2 161 (13.31%) Telecoms
3 77 (6.36%) Legal
4 40 (3.31%) Marketing
5 31 (2.56%) Retail
6 25 (2.07%) Law
7 15 (1.24%) Back Office
8 12 (0.99%) Billing
9 8 (0.66%) French Language
9 8 (0.66%) Banking
10 5 (0.41%) Automotive
10 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.41%) Advertising
11 4 (0.33%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.25%) Electronics
13 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.17%) German Language
13 2 (0.17%) Military
13 2 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 294 (24.30%) Network Engineer
2 163 (13.47%) Analyst
3 149 (12.31%) Architect
4 119 (9.83%) Support Engineer
5 79 (6.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 78 (6.45%) Consultant
7 66 (5.45%) Technical Architect
8 58 (4.79%) Support Analyst
9 56 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 52 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
11 50 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 49 (4.05%) Security Analyst
12 49 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
13 46 (3.80%) SAP Technical Architect
13 46 (3.80%) SAP Architect
14 45 (3.72%) Service Analyst
15 41 (3.39%) Service Desk Analyst
15 41 (3.39%) IT Support
16 40 (3.31%) Network Support
17 32 (2.64%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.97%) SAP Basis
2 28 (2.31%) .NET
3 12 (0.99%) ASP.NET
3 12 (0.99%) SOAP
4 10 (0.83%) Web Services
5 7 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (0.50%) XMPP
6 6 (0.50%) J2EE
6 6 (0.50%) HTML
7 5 (0.41%) EDI
7 5 (0.41%) XML
7 5 (0.41%) SAP PI
8 4 (0.33%) Silverlight
8 4 (0.33%) WinForms
8 4 (0.33%) ODBC
8 4 (0.33%) Middleware
9 3 (0.25%) XML Schema
9 3 (0.25%) SAP XI
9 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (0.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.05%) Management Information System
2 41 (3.39%) Clustering
3 34 (2.81%) Blackberry
4 29 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
5 26 (2.15%) Firmware
6 23 (1.90%) Thin Client
6 23 (1.90%) PKI
6 23 (1.90%) Fat Client
7 15 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (0.91%) iPhone
9 9 (0.74%) CESG
9 9 (0.74%) Replication
9 9 (0.74%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.58%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.58%) iPad
11 5 (0.41%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.33%) Home Automation
12 4 (0.33%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 505 (41.74%) Windows
2 228 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 194 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 130 (10.74%) Windows XP
5 123 (10.17%) Linux
6 96 (7.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 94 (7.77%) Windows 7
8 86 (7.11%) UNIX
9 48 (3.97%) Windows 8
10 32 (2.64%) Solaris
11 30 (2.48%) Windows Vista
12 27 (2.23%) Windows 2000
13 25 (2.07%) AIX
13 25 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (1.24%) Android
15 7 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.41%) HPUX
17 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.33%) NetWare
18 3 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (22.64%) ITIL
2 107 (8.84%) Project Management
3 96 (7.93%) Load Balancing
4 92 (7.60%) Network Management
5 82 (6.78%) Change Management
5 82 (6.78%) Network Design
6 74 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 70 (5.79%) Service Management
8 64 (5.29%) PRINCE2
9 63 (5.21%) Business Development
10 62 (5.12%) Change Control
11 57 (4.71%) Technical Architecture
12 56 (4.63%) Risk Management
13 47 (3.88%) Incident Management
14 42 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
15 41 (3.39%) Business Continuity
16 39 (3.22%) Capacity Planning
17 38 (3.14%) Information Security
18 35 (2.89%) Penetration Testing
18 35 (2.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (10.00%) SQL
2 26 (2.15%) PowerShell
3 20 (1.65%) C
4 16 (1.32%) Java
5 13 (1.07%) C#
6 10 (0.83%) Perl
7 7 (0.58%) Python
8 6 (0.50%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.41%) VB
10 3 (0.25%) VBScript
10 3 (0.25%) PHP
10 3 (0.25%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.25%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.25%) C++
11 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.17%) ABAP
12 1 (0.083%) JCL
12 1 (0.083%) Uniface
12 1 (0.083%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 435 (35.95%) Cisco Certification
2 268 (22.15%) CCNA
3 245 (20.25%) CCNP
4 145 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 135 (11.16%) Security Cleared
6 103 (8.51%) SC Cleared
7 97 (8.02%) Degree
8 92 (7.60%) MCSE
9 90 (7.44%) CCIE
10 59 (4.88%) MCSA
11 47 (3.88%) MCP
12 44 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 42 (3.47%) JNCIA
14 41 (3.39%) CCSA
15 39 (3.22%) DV Cleared
16 35 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
17 29 (2.40%) CCSP
18 28 (2.31%) MCITP
19 24 (1.98%) MCTS
20 23 (1.90%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (9.42%) SLA
2 35 (2.89%) PCI DSS
3 26 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.24%) ISO 9001
6 14 (1.16%) QA
7 3 (0.25%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.083%) HL7
9 1 (0.083%) DICOM
System Software
1 255 (21.07%) Active Directory
2 197 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (5.79%) Hyper-V
4 56 (4.63%) XenApp
5 51 (4.21%) vSphere
6 34 (2.81%) VMware ESX
7 33 (2.73%) XenDesktop
8 27 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (1.90%) Terminal Services
10 17 (1.40%) Snort
11 14 (1.16%) UAG
12 12 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
13 11 (0.91%) Terminal Server
14 9 (0.74%) Xen
15 8 (0.66%) vCloud
15 8 (0.66%) ProxySG
16 7 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 2 (0.17%) Novell eDirectory
18 2 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 35 (2.89%) Backup Exec
2 29 (2.40%) SCCM
3 27 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 26 (2.15%) CiscoWorks
5 21 (1.74%) SCOM
6 20 (1.65%) Nagios
7 19 (1.57%) HP NNM
8 15 (1.24%) SolarWinds Orion
9 12 (0.99%) NetBackup
10 11 (0.91%) OpenView
10 11 (0.91%) Foglight
10 11 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
11 10 (0.83%) WSUS
11 10 (0.83%) Netcool
12 8 (0.66%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 7 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
13 7 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.41%) SCSM
15 4 (0.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 617 (50.99%) Cisco
2 423 (34.96%) Microsoft
3 312 (25.79%) VMware
4 186 (15.37%) Juniper
5 175 (14.46%) CheckPoint
6 171 (14.13%) Citrix
7 122 (10.08%) HP
8 115 (9.50%) F5
9 73 (6.03%) SAP
10 49 (4.05%) Blue Coat
11 44 (3.64%) Riverbed
12 40 (3.31%) SolarWinds
12 40 (3.31%) EMC
13 38 (3.14%) NetApp
13 38 (3.14%) McAfee
14 37 (3.06%) Avaya
15 35 (2.89%) Oracle
16 33 (2.73%) IBM
17 30 (2.48%) 3PAR
18 27 (2.23%) BT
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package (Flexible Working)
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum
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Kent
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Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus on call, plus overtime, plus bonus
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Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
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Bracknell, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £47,600 to £56,600 per annum + 12% bonus + Pension + Life Cover
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Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £47,600 to £56,600 per annum + 12% bonus + Pension + Life Cover +
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Hampshire
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Salary: From £57,200 to £67,200 per annum + 15% bonus + Pension + Life Cover
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