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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 67 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 641 745 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.96% 3.49% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.92% 17.58% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 544 657 652
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
3578 4238 4980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.10% 19.84% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2860 3510 3714
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -3 137 £39,250 -8.72% 9
Hampshire +36 130 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Berkshire -23 129 £45,000 -3.22% 9
Buckinghamshire +20 66 £43,000 +13.15% 11
Kent +32 61 £43,000 -4.44% 4
West Sussex +27 47 £47,500 +11.76%
Oxfordshire +55 38 £36,250 +3.57% 1
East Sussex +16 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Middlesex +9 8 £50,000 -
Home Counties -6 1 £107,500 +104.76%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for WAN.

1 1074 (85.71%) LAN
2 750 (59.86%) Cisco
3 587 (46.85%) Firewall
4 568 (45.33%) Cisco Certification
5 493 (39.35%) Windows
6 455 (36.31%) VMware
7 387 (30.89%) CCNA
8 378 (30.17%) Microsoft
9 371 (29.61%) Active Directory
9 371 (29.61%) TCP/IP
10 366 (29.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 362 (28.89%) DNS
12 342 (27.29%) CCNP
13 262 (20.91%) VPN
14 250 (19.95%) Windows Server
15 248 (19.79%) ITIL
16 244 (19.47%) DHCP
17 242 (19.31%) MPLS
18 219 (17.48%) VoIP
19 214 (17.08%) MS Exchange
20 203 (16.20%) Linux
20 203 (16.20%) Juniper
21 201 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
22 200 (15.96%) Wireless
23 193 (15.40%) Data Centre
24 187 (14.92%) Finance
24 187 (14.92%) VLAN
25 185 (14.76%) SAN
26 177 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
27 171 (13.65%) OSPF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 214 (17.08%) MS Exchange
2 91 (7.26%) IIS
3 51 (4.07%) Skype for Business
4 41 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 25 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (1.76%) Apache
8 22 (1.76%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.04%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.88%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.64%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 158 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 77 (6.15%) MS Office
3 12 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.080%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.24%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.080%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 89 (7.10%) Office 365
2 67 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.20%) SaaS
5 10 (0.80%) IaaS
6 7 (0.56%) PaaS
7 4 (0.32%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1074 (85.71%) LAN
2 587 (46.85%) Firewall
3 371 (29.61%) TCP/IP
4 362 (28.89%) DNS
5 262 (20.91%) VPN
6 244 (19.47%) DHCP
7 242 (19.31%) MPLS
8 219 (17.48%) VoIP
9 200 (15.96%) Wireless
10 187 (14.92%) VLAN
11 185 (14.76%) SAN
12 171 (13.65%) BGP
12 171 (13.65%) OSPF
13 153 (12.21%) Network Security
14 126 (10.06%) Cisco ASA
15 107 (8.54%) WLAN
16 94 (7.50%) Internet
17 89 (7.10%) IPsec
18 87 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
19 80 (6.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.40%) MySQL
6 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.16%) DB2
8 2 (0.16%) GIS
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.080%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.080%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.080%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.080%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.080%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (0.40%) JIRA
2 4 (0.32%) JMeter
2 4 (0.32%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 187 (14.92%) Finance
2 150 (11.97%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.00%) Legal
4 23 (1.84%) Banking
5 17 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.36%) Retail
6 13 (1.04%) Back Office
6 13 (1.04%) Electronics
7 12 (0.96%) French Language
8 11 (0.88%) Marketing
9 8 (0.64%) German Language
10 7 (0.56%) Military
10 7 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
10 7 (0.56%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.40%) Advertising
12 3 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
13 2 (0.16%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.080%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 409 (32.64%) Network Engineer
2 201 (16.04%) Support Engineer
3 156 (12.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 128 (10.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 127 (10.14%) Analyst
6 121 (9.66%) Cisco Engineer
7 117 (9.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 116 (9.26%) Architect
9 87 (6.94%) Network Support
10 74 (5.91%) IT Support
11 68 (5.43%) Network Support Engineer
11 68 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
12 66 (5.27%) Support Analyst
13 64 (5.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 61 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support
15 60 (4.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
15 60 (4.79%) Infrastructure Support
16 57 (4.55%) Technical Support
17 56 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 55 (4.39%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.35%) Web Services
2 27 (2.15%) .NET
3 26 (2.08%) 802.1X
4 10 (0.80%) HTML
5 9 (0.72%) Regular Expression
6 8 (0.64%) Middleware
7 5 (0.40%) REST
7 5 (0.40%) SOAP
8 4 (0.32%) CSS
8 4 (0.32%) HTML5
8 4 (0.32%) J2EE
8 4 (0.32%) SAX
8 4 (0.32%) XML
9 2 (0.16%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.16%) ODBC
10 1 (0.080%) CCXML
10 1 (0.080%) CGI
10 1 (0.080%) RFC 2833
10 1 (0.080%) TAPI
10 1 (0.080%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 193 (15.40%) Data Centre
2 93 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (5.03%) Driving Licence
4 40 (3.19%) PKI
5 38 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 32 (2.55%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.08%) Statistics
8 24 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 22 (1.76%) Replication
10 20 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.52%) IVR
12 17 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 11 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.88%) Cryptography
13 11 (0.88%) Fat Client
13 11 (0.88%) iSeries
13 11 (0.88%) Thin Client
13 11 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.80%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 493 (39.35%) Windows
2 250 (19.95%) Windows Server
3 203 (16.20%) Linux
4 177 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 117 (9.34%) Windows 7
7 52 (4.15%) Windows 8
8 50 (3.99%) Unix
9 46 (3.67%) Windows 10
10 42 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (1.60%) CentOS
13 11 (0.88%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.88%) Windows NT
14 10 (0.80%) Solaris
15 8 (0.64%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.64%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.48%) Android
17 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (19.79%) ITIL
2 143 (11.41%) Network Design
3 101 (8.06%) Load Balancing
4 85 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
5 72 (5.75%) Presales
6 71 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 66 (5.27%) Kalman Filter
8 63 (5.03%) Service Delivery
9 56 (4.47%) Change Control
10 53 (4.23%) Project Management
11 51 (4.07%) Mentoring
12 41 (3.27%) High Availability
13 40 (3.19%) Problem Management
14 39 (3.11%) Network Management
15 36 (2.87%) WAN Optimisation
16 35 (2.79%) Migration
17 30 (2.39%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (2.39%) Service Management
18 29 (2.31%) Risk Management
19 28 (2.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (6.70%) SQL
2 58 (4.63%) PowerShell
3 28 (2.23%) Bash Shell
3 28 (2.23%) C
4 19 (1.52%) Lua
5 16 (1.28%) Python
6 14 (1.12%) Java
7 12 (0.96%) C#
8 11 (0.88%) Perl
9 9 (0.72%) JavaScript
10 7 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.48%) C++
12 4 (0.32%) Ruby
12 4 (0.32%) VB
13 1 (0.080%) Tcl
13 1 (0.080%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 568 (45.33%) Cisco Certification
2 387 (30.89%) CCNA
3 342 (27.29%) CCNP
4 201 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 126 (10.06%) MCSE
6 90 (7.18%) Security Cleared
7 85 (6.78%) MCSA
8 80 (6.38%) CCIE
9 76 (6.07%) SC Cleared
10 61 (4.87%) Degree
11 56 (4.47%) MCITP
12 50 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 37 (2.95%) CCDP
14 35 (2.79%) DV Cleared
15 25 (2.00%) CISSP
16 24 (1.92%) MCP
17 21 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (1.60%) CCDA
18 20 (1.60%) RHCSA
19 19 (1.52%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (8.06%) SLA
2 51 (4.07%) PCI DSS
3 29 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.72%) HIPAA
4 9 (0.72%) PMBOK
4 9 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.080%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.080%) QA
5 1 (0.080%) SDET
System Software
1 371 (29.61%) Active Directory
2 366 (29.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 84 (6.70%) XenApp
5 65 (5.19%) vSphere
6 39 (3.11%) Virtual Servers
6 39 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (2.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 33 (2.63%) VMware ESX
9 28 (2.23%) Virtual Desktop
10 17 (1.36%) XenDesktop
11 16 (1.28%) Kamailio
11 16 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
12 12 (0.96%) ISA Server
13 9 (0.72%) Samba
14 8 (0.64%) Terminal Server
15 7 (0.56%) XenServer
16 4 (0.32%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (3.35%) SCCM
2 31 (2.47%) SCOM
3 25 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
4 23 (1.84%) Cisco UCCX
5 22 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.76%) Puppet
5 22 (1.76%) SolarWinds Orion
6 20 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
7 17 (1.36%) Juniper STRM
8 16 (1.28%) Nagios
9 15 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (0.88%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.88%) Nessus
11 9 (0.72%) Nmap
11 9 (0.72%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.64%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
13 7 (0.56%) WSUS
14 5 (0.40%) AirWatch
15 4 (0.32%) vMotion
Vendors
1 750 (59.86%) Cisco
2 455 (36.31%) VMware
3 378 (30.17%) Microsoft
4 203 (16.20%) Juniper
5 165 (13.17%) Citrix
6 138 (11.01%) CheckPoint
7 115 (9.18%) Palo Alto
8 112 (8.94%) F5
9 98 (7.82%) HP
10 82 (6.54%) Mitel
11 76 (6.07%) NetApp
12 68 (5.43%) SolarWinds
13 60 (4.79%) Avaya
14 49 (3.91%) Riverbed
15 40 (3.19%) Oracle
16 37 (2.95%) Dell
17 33 (2.63%) Red Hat
18 29 (2.31%) Brocade
19 28 (2.23%) Veeam
20 26 (2.08%) Symantec
Maidstone, Kent
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Superb base with full benefits packa
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Pension, private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Good package + 28 days paid holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Superb base with full benefits packa
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£90,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Novation Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 8 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
MMR Research Worldwide
Salary: From £21,000 to £24,000 per annum dependent on skillset
Posted: 15 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 16 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 16 days ago