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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 111 95
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 988 557 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.74% 2.50% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.74% 11.06% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 816 449 509
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
4344 5034 4755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.85% 22.61% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3731 3681
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +71 363 £43,500 +8.75% 19
Berkshire +50 236 £40,000 -15.78% 15
Hampshire +22 162 £42,500 -5.02% 14
Buckinghamshire +36 85 £40,000 -20.00% 9
West Sussex +19 78 £47,500 +38.68% 1
Oxfordshire +12 26 £44,000 +18.91% 2
Kent -33 19 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Middlesex +6 16 £50,000 -6.97%
Sussex - 10 £40,000 -
East Sussex +8 9 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Home Counties -6 1 £52,500 +50.00%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1676 (87.98%) LAN
2 1131 (59.37%) Cisco
3 1032 (54.17%) Firewall
4 857 (44.99%) Windows
5 691 (36.27%) Cisco Certification
6 681 (35.75%) Microsoft
7 649 (34.07%) VMware
8 535 (28.08%) ITIL
9 520 (27.30%) Active Directory
10 478 (25.09%) VPN
11 467 (24.51%) TCP/IP
12 429 (22.52%) CCNP
12 429 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 414 (21.73%) VoIP
14 412 (21.63%) Data Centre
15 385 (20.21%) DNS
16 384 (20.16%) MS Exchange
17 372 (19.53%) MS Excel
18 362 (19.00%) CCNA
19 352 (18.48%) Citrix
20 337 (17.69%) Juniper
21 327 (17.17%) Linux
22 319 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
23 307 (16.12%) Windows Server 2012
24 269 (14.12%) MPLS
25 267 (14.02%) DHCP
26 262 (13.75%) SAN
26 262 (13.75%) Wireless
27 260 (13.65%) CheckPoint
28 259 (13.60%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 384 (20.16%) MS Exchange
2 245 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 134 (7.03%) Lync
4 119 (6.25%) IIS
5 114 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 109 (5.72%) SharePoint
7 53 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 48 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 39 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 27 (1.42%) Apache
11 24 (1.26%) IBM Notes
12 18 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
12 18 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
13 12 (0.63%) SAS
14 9 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.37%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.26%) CMS
17 4 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
18 3 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 372 (19.53%) MS Excel
2 199 (10.45%) MS Office
3 63 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.31%) MS Project
5 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.16%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.052%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.052%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.052%) Maximo
6 1 (0.052%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 77 (4.04%) Office 365
2 55 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (2.83%) IaaS
4 39 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (1.99%) PaaS
6 30 (1.57%) SaaS
7 20 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.21%) Symantec.cloud
9 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.052%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 1676 (87.98%) LAN
2 1032 (54.17%) Firewall
3 478 (25.09%) VPN
4 467 (24.51%) TCP/IP
5 414 (21.73%) VoIP
6 385 (20.21%) DNS
7 269 (14.12%) MPLS
8 267 (14.02%) DHCP
9 262 (13.75%) SAN
9 262 (13.75%) Wireless
10 259 (13.60%) Cisco ASA
11 209 (10.97%) BGP
12 207 (10.87%) Internet
13 187 (9.82%) VLAN
14 183 (9.61%) Network Security
15 182 (9.55%) OSPF
16 134 (7.03%) Wi-Fi
17 123 (6.46%) IPsec
17 123 (6.46%) Cisco Nexus
18 121 (6.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 56 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (1.26%) MySQL
5 20 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 12 (0.63%) DB2
9 10 (0.52%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (0.47%) OLTP
10 9 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.42%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.21%) Big Data
15 3 (0.16%) NoSQL
16 2 (0.10%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.16%) JIRA
3 3 (0.16%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.052%) MSI
General
1 234 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 228 (11.97%) Finance
3 46 (2.41%) Electronics
4 44 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 43 (2.26%) Retail
6 35 (1.84%) Back Office
7 30 (1.57%) Banking
8 25 (1.31%) Marketing
9 22 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.73%) Advertising
11 12 (0.63%) German Language
12 11 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.52%) Legal
14 8 (0.42%) Billing
15 6 (0.31%) French Language
15 6 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.16%) Automotive
16 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.16%) Publishing
17 2 (0.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 444 (23.31%) Network Engineer
2 200 (10.50%) Analyst
3 193 (10.13%) Support Engineer
4 187 (9.82%) Architect
5 147 (7.72%) Senior Network Engineer
6 138 (7.24%) Administrator
7 130 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 128 (6.72%) Consultant
9 122 (6.40%) Systems Administrator
10 80 (4.20%) Technical Engineer
11 75 (3.94%) Project Manager
12 68 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
13 65 (3.41%) Support Analyst
14 60 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
15 59 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support
16 58 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support
16 58 (3.04%) Technical Support
17 57 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
18 53 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
18 53 (2.78%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (4.93%) Web Services
2 57 (2.99%) 802.1X
3 31 (1.63%) .NET
4 20 (1.05%) HTML
5 18 (0.94%) JTAPI
5 18 (0.94%) TAPI
6 14 (0.73%) Ajax
7 13 (0.68%) CCXML
7 13 (0.68%) VXML
8 11 (0.58%) CSS
9 10 (0.52%) XML
10 9 (0.47%) J2EE
11 5 (0.26%) Middleware
12 4 (0.21%) COM
12 4 (0.21%) SAP Basis
13 3 (0.16%) ODBC
13 3 (0.16%) EDI
13 3 (0.16%) SOAP
13 3 (0.16%) Application Packaging
13 3 (0.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 412 (21.63%) Data Centre
2 142 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
4 59 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 55 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 53 (2.78%) Clustering
7 46 (2.41%) IVR
8 41 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 41 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 37 (1.94%) Blackberry
10 32 (1.68%) Replication
11 30 (1.57%) PKI
12 28 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 27 (1.42%) BYOD
14 23 (1.21%) Statistics
15 22 (1.15%) EqualLogic
16 20 (1.05%) iSeries
16 20 (1.05%) Fat Client
16 20 (1.05%) Thin Client
16 20 (1.05%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 857 (44.99%) Windows
2 327 (17.17%) Linux
3 319 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 307 (16.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 184 (9.66%) Windows 7
6 159 (8.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 157 (8.24%) UNIX
8 79 (4.15%) Windows 8
9 67 (3.52%) Windows XP
10 62 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 43 (2.26%) AIX
12 41 (2.15%) Solaris
13 23 (1.21%) Windows 2000
14 17 (0.89%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.89%) CentOS
15 14 (0.73%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.58%) VMS
17 10 (0.52%) Debian
18 9 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
19 8 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (28.08%) ITIL
2 162 (8.50%) Project Management
3 141 (7.40%) Load Balancing
4 132 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 130 (6.82%) Service Management
6 110 (5.77%) Change Management
6 110 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
7 109 (5.72%) Network Design
8 97 (5.09%) PRINCE2
9 89 (4.67%) Service Delivery
10 88 (4.62%) Incident Management
11 81 (4.25%) Information Security
12 80 (4.20%) Network Management
13 73 (3.83%) Migration
14 67 (3.52%) E-Commerce
14 67 (3.52%) Business Continuity
14 67 (3.52%) Mentoring
15 64 (3.36%) Performance Management
15 64 (3.36%) Capacity Planning
16 63 (3.31%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (11.02%) SQL
2 38 (1.99%) Perl
3 37 (1.94%) C
4 32 (1.68%) Python
5 31 (1.63%) Java
5 31 (1.63%) PowerShell
6 24 (1.26%) JavaScript
7 21 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 18 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 10 (0.52%) Ruby
10 9 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.42%) PHP
11 8 (0.42%) Tcl
12 6 (0.31%) C++
12 6 (0.31%) VBScript
13 5 (0.26%) C#
14 4 (0.21%) Ada
15 2 (0.10%) Korn
15 2 (0.10%) R
16 1 (0.052%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 691 (36.27%) Cisco Certification
2 429 (22.52%) CCNP
3 362 (19.00%) CCNA
4 224 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 170 (8.92%) Security Cleared
6 147 (7.72%) Degree
7 139 (7.30%) MCSE
8 137 (7.19%) CCIE
9 115 (6.04%) SC Cleared
10 97 (5.09%) MCP
11 91 (4.78%) MCITP
12 57 (2.99%) CCDP
13 55 (2.89%) MCTS
14 48 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 46 (2.41%) DV Cleared
16 42 (2.20%) MCSA
17 39 (2.05%) CCDA
18 37 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
19 35 (1.84%) CCSA
20 31 (1.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (9.71%) SLA
2 60 (3.15%) PCI DSS
3 45 (2.36%) QA
4 23 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.42%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.26%) COBIT
9 3 (0.16%) HL7
9 3 (0.16%) DICOM
10 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 520 (27.30%) Active Directory
2 429 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (11.18%) Hyper-V
4 179 (9.40%) XenApp
5 104 (5.46%) VMware ESX
6 100 (5.25%) vSphere
7 91 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
8 60 (3.15%) XenDesktop
9 34 (1.78%) Firmware
10 21 (1.10%) Terminal Server
11 16 (0.84%) Terminal Services
12 15 (0.79%) ISA Server
12 15 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
13 14 (0.73%) XenServer
13 14 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (0.58%) Snort
15 10 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 109 (5.72%) SCCM
2 63 (3.31%) Backup Exec
3 54 (2.83%) Cisco CUCM
4 46 (2.41%) WSUS
5 41 (2.15%) SCOM
5 41 (2.15%) FortiGate
5 41 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
6 26 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
7 17 (0.89%) Nagios
8 14 (0.73%) Cisco IPCC
8 14 (0.73%) Puppet
8 14 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
9 13 (0.68%) ARCserve
10 12 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (0.58%) NetBackup
11 11 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (0.52%) Cisco LMS
12 10 (0.52%) Opsview
12 10 (0.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1131 (59.37%) Cisco
2 681 (35.75%) Microsoft
3 649 (34.07%) VMware
4 352 (18.48%) Citrix
5 337 (17.69%) Juniper
6 260 (13.65%) CheckPoint
7 213 (11.18%) HP
8 188 (9.87%) F5
9 111 (5.83%) Avaya
10 93 (4.88%) Oracle
11 90 (4.72%) NetApp
12 67 (3.52%) 3PAR
13 60 (3.15%) Red Hat
13 60 (3.15%) Blue Coat
14 57 (2.99%) Symantec
14 57 (2.99%) Dell
15 56 (2.94%) SolarWinds
16 55 (2.89%) Fortinet
17 54 (2.83%) IBM
18 52 (2.73%) Riverbed
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35-40k plus bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car & healthcare package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Network Compucare Ltd
Salary: £neg
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + GREAT BONUS, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum £65-80k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago