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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 104 91 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 570 620 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.54% 2.90% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.39% 13.07% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 465 496 720
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
5004 4743 5296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.31% 22.16% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3721 3667 4315
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Surrey -22 138 £37,500 -16.66% 21
Berkshire -12 130 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Hampshire -1 121 £43,750 +16.66% 20
Kent +29 60 £42,500 +21.42% 5
West Sussex +6 49 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Buckinghamshire -38 32 £50,000 +42.85% 3
East Sussex -27 21 £35,000 +7.69%
Oxfordshire +6 20 £37,000 +9.62% 9
Middlesex -4 13 £53,750 +19.44%
Home Counties +12 2 £35,000 -49.27%
M4 Corridor +2 1 £40,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1001 (82.52%) LAN
2 655 (54.00%) Cisco
3 616 (50.78%) Firewall
4 586 (48.31%) Windows
5 456 (37.59%) Microsoft
6 449 (37.02%) Cisco Certification
7 333 (27.45%) VMware
8 307 (25.31%) ITIL
9 292 (24.07%) Active Directory
10 285 (23.50%) CCNA
11 274 (22.59%) DNS
12 269 (22.18%) CCNP
13 263 (21.68%) MS Excel
14 255 (21.02%) VPN
15 247 (20.36%) TCP/IP
16 245 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 230 (18.96%) CheckPoint
18 229 (18.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 216 (17.81%) MS Exchange
20 215 (17.72%) Juniper
21 186 (15.33%) Linux
22 184 (15.17%) VoIP
23 177 (14.59%) DHCP
23 177 (14.59%) SAN
24 173 (14.26%) Telecoms
25 171 (14.10%) Citrix
26 165 (13.60%) Windows Server 2003
27 158 (13.03%) MPLS
28 154 (12.70%) Finance
29 153 (12.61%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 216 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 103 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (6.18%) IIS
4 65 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 64 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 54 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 41 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 30 (2.47%) Lync
9 29 (2.39%) Tomcat
10 23 (1.90%) WebSphere
11 22 (1.81%) Apache
12 13 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
12 13 (1.07%) NetWeaver
13 9 (0.74%) GroupWise
14 8 (0.66%) SAS
14 8 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
16 6 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
17 5 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 263 (21.68%) MS Excel
2 127 (10.47%) MS Office
3 29 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.49%) FastStats
6 2 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.33%) Compiere
2 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.33%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.082%) assyst
4 1 (0.082%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.57%) Office 365
2 12 (0.99%) IaaS
3 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.082%) PaaS
6 1 (0.082%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1001 (82.52%) LAN
2 616 (50.78%) Firewall
3 274 (22.59%) DNS
4 255 (21.02%) VPN
5 247 (20.36%) TCP/IP
6 184 (15.17%) VoIP
7 177 (14.59%) DHCP
7 177 (14.59%) SAN
8 158 (13.03%) MPLS
9 153 (12.61%) Network Security
10 129 (10.63%) Internet
11 121 (9.98%) Wireless
12 120 (9.89%) Cisco ASA
13 111 (9.15%) BGP
14 107 (8.82%) OSPF
15 93 (7.67%) Ethernet
16 84 (6.92%) VLAN
17 72 (5.94%) SSL
18 63 (5.19%) IPsec
19 60 (4.95%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.98%) MySQL
3 23 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.82%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.49%) IDOL
9 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.25%) Ingres
11 3 (0.25%) DB2
11 3 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.082%) Informix
12 1 (0.082%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.082%) EDMS
12 1 (0.082%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.082%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (0.91%) LoadRunner
2 8 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.25%) WebLOAD
5 2 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.16%) SilkPerformer
General
1 173 (14.26%) Telecoms
2 154 (12.70%) Finance
3 31 (2.56%) Marketing
4 21 (1.73%) Retail
5 20 (1.65%) Legal
6 16 (1.32%) Billing
7 13 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.07%) Electronics
8 11 (0.91%) Banking
9 10 (0.82%) French Language
10 8 (0.66%) Law
10 8 (0.66%) Military
11 7 (0.58%) Games
12 6 (0.49%) German Language
13 5 (0.41%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.41%) Automotive
14 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.33%) Publishing
14 4 (0.33%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 279 (23.00%) Network Engineer
2 190 (15.66%) Analyst
3 136 (11.21%) Support Engineer
4 98 (8.08%) Consultant
5 84 (6.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 69 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 67 (5.52%) Support Analyst
8 64 (5.28%) Security Engineer
9 58 (4.78%) Architect
10 52 (4.29%) Security Analyst
11 49 (4.04%) Administrator
12 48 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
13 45 (3.71%) Technical Engineer
14 43 (3.54%) IT Support
15 42 (3.46%) Network Support
16 41 (3.38%) Network Security Engineer
17 39 (3.22%) Infrastructure Manager
18 37 (3.05%) Technical Support
18 37 (3.05%) Network Analyst
19 33 (2.72%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.98%) .NET
2 17 (1.40%) SOAP
3 16 (1.32%) Web Services
4 13 (1.07%) ASP.NET
4 13 (1.07%) SAP Basis
5 9 (0.74%) ODBC
6 8 (0.66%) Middleware
6 8 (0.66%) WinForms
7 6 (0.49%) HTML
8 5 (0.41%) XML
9 4 (0.33%) XML Schema
9 4 (0.33%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.16%) CSS
10 2 (0.16%) COM
10 2 (0.16%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.082%) COM+
11 1 (0.082%) J2EE
11 1 (0.082%) Ajax
11 1 (0.082%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.082%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.03%) Management Information System
2 36 (2.97%) Firmware
3 30 (2.47%) Clustering
4 21 (1.73%) Blackberry
5 15 (1.24%) Open Source
6 14 (1.15%) Replication
7 13 (1.07%) Statistics
7 13 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.07%) iPhone
8 12 (0.99%) PKI
9 11 (0.91%) Mathematics
10 10 (0.82%) CESG
11 9 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (0.66%) DTV
13 7 (0.58%) iPad
13 7 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.49%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.49%) Online Games
14 6 (0.49%) Cryptography
15 5 (0.41%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 586 (48.31%) Windows
2 245 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 186 (15.33%) Linux
4 165 (13.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 147 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (9.40%) Windows 7
7 98 (8.08%) UNIX
8 77 (6.35%) Windows XP
9 55 (4.53%) Windows 8
10 39 (3.22%) Solaris
11 35 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (1.81%) Windows Vista
13 16 (1.32%) Android
13 16 (1.32%) CentOS
14 9 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.58%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.49%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.33%) SUSE
17 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (25.31%) ITIL
2 118 (9.73%) Project Management
3 111 (9.15%) PRINCE2
4 110 (9.07%) Load Balancing
5 99 (8.16%) Network Management
6 98 (8.08%) Network Design
7 86 (7.09%) Service Delivery
8 81 (6.68%) Change Management
9 66 (5.44%) Service Management
10 63 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
11 61 (5.03%) Change Control
12 57 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 47 (3.87%) Information Security
13 47 (3.87%) Penetration Testing
14 41 (3.38%) Incident Management
15 38 (3.13%) Capacity Management
16 37 (3.05%) Network Monitoring
17 36 (2.97%) Line Management
18 31 (2.56%) Coaching
19 29 (2.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 146 (12.04%) SQL
2 24 (1.98%) C
3 20 (1.65%) PowerShell
4 17 (1.40%) C#
4 17 (1.40%) Python
5 16 (1.32%) Perl
6 11 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 11 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 9 (0.74%) C++
8 5 (0.41%) Java
8 5 (0.41%) Ruby
8 5 (0.41%) PHP
9 4 (0.33%) VBScript
9 4 (0.33%) VB
10 3 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.16%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.16%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.16%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.16%) Lisp
12 1 (0.082%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 449 (37.02%) Cisco Certification
2 285 (23.50%) CCNA
3 269 (22.18%) CCNP
4 152 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 117 (9.65%) Degree
6 110 (9.07%) MCSE
7 104 (8.57%) Security Cleared
8 87 (7.17%) CCIE
9 75 (6.18%) SC Cleared
10 56 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 48 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
12 47 (3.87%) CCSA
12 47 (3.87%) MCP
13 44 (3.63%) CCSE
14 42 (3.46%) MCSA
14 42 (3.46%) CISSP
15 39 (3.22%) MCITP
16 29 (2.39%) CCSP
17 26 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 25 (2.06%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.84%) SLA
2 53 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.24%) COBIT
4 15 (1.24%) QA
5 11 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.33%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 292 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 229 (18.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (7.75%) Hyper-V
4 66 (5.44%) vSphere
5 58 (4.78%) XenApp
6 28 (2.31%) XenDesktop
6 28 (2.31%) Snort
7 21 (1.73%) Forefront TMG
8 19 (1.57%) UAG
9 15 (1.24%) Terminal Server
10 14 (1.15%) VMware ESX
11 12 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (0.91%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.91%) ISA Server
13 10 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.66%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.58%) Xen
15 7 (0.58%) vCloud
16 6 (0.49%) XenServer
16 6 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 24 (1.98%) Backup Exec
2 23 (1.90%) SCCM
3 19 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
4 18 (1.48%) SCOM
4 18 (1.48%) CiscoWorks
5 17 (1.40%) HP NNM
6 15 (1.24%) SCSM
7 11 (0.91%) Nagios
8 9 (0.74%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.66%) Foglight
9 8 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.58%) Puppet
10 7 (0.58%) Netcool
10 7 (0.58%) WSUS
11 6 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (0.41%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.41%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 655 (54.00%) Cisco
2 456 (37.59%) Microsoft
3 333 (27.45%) VMware
4 230 (18.96%) CheckPoint
5 215 (17.72%) Juniper
6 171 (14.10%) Citrix
7 138 (11.38%) F5
8 137 (11.29%) HP
9 51 (4.20%) Red Hat
10 50 (4.12%) Oracle
11 43 (3.54%) Blue Coat
11 43 (3.54%) Riverbed
12 39 (3.22%) SolarWinds
13 33 (2.72%) BT
14 31 (2.56%) EMC
14 31 (2.56%) NetApp
15 29 (2.39%) Mitel
16 28 (2.31%) McAfee
16 28 (2.31%) Dell
17 27 (2.23%) Avaya
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 11 hours ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
NST Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum to £100k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + £6,300 Car
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26400 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Posted: 4 days ago