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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 105 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 582 699 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.57% 3.18% 3.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 13.76% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 461 573 754
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4947 5080 5211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.87% 23.09% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 3950 4314
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -30 143 £40,000 - 11
Berkshire -19 133 £43,750 +16.66% 20
Hampshire +2 116 £50,000 +44.40% 9
Kent +25 63 £42,500 +30.76% 5
West Sussex -19 48 £27,500 -26.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -35 29 £30,000 -11.76% 2
East Sussex -28 21 £41,250 +37.50%
Oxfordshire +7 20 £37,500 +11.11% 6
Middlesex +11 19 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Home Counties +5 2 £35,000 -41.17%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1039 (84.13%) LAN
2 670 (54.25%) Cisco
3 596 (48.26%) Firewall
4 560 (45.34%) Windows
5 460 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
6 439 (35.55%) Microsoft
7 300 (24.29%) VMware
8 299 (24.21%) CCNA
9 287 (23.24%) DNS
10 283 (22.91%) ITIL
11 281 (22.75%) Active Directory
12 266 (21.54%) CCNP
13 259 (20.97%) VPN
14 253 (20.49%) MS Excel
15 242 (19.60%) TCP/IP
16 226 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 221 (17.89%) CheckPoint
18 206 (16.68%) Juniper
19 198 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
20 190 (15.38%) MS Exchange
21 188 (15.22%) DHCP
22 185 (14.98%) SAN
23 176 (14.25%) Telecoms
24 169 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
25 168 (13.60%) VoIP
25 168 (13.60%) Finance
26 167 (13.52%) Citrix
27 166 (13.44%) Linux
28 147 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
29 146 (11.82%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 190 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 89 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (5.67%) SharePoint
4 68 (5.51%) IIS
5 52 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 50 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (2.35%) Lync
8 28 (2.27%) WebSphere
9 27 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 26 (2.11%) Tomcat
11 22 (1.78%) NetWeaver
12 15 (1.21%) Apache
13 10 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (0.65%) GroupWise
15 8 (0.65%) SAS
16 7 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
17 6 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 253 (20.49%) MS Excel
2 102 (8.26%) MS Office
3 32 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.49%) FastStats
6 4 (0.32%) MS Project
7 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.32%) Compiere
2 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.32%) Sage 200
2 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.081%) Maximo
5 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.081%) assyst
5 1 (0.081%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.21%) Office 365
2 10 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.73%) IaaS
4 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.16%) SaaS
6 1 (0.081%) PaaS
6 1 (0.081%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1039 (84.13%) LAN
2 596 (48.26%) Firewall
3 287 (23.24%) DNS
4 259 (20.97%) VPN
5 242 (19.60%) TCP/IP
6 188 (15.22%) DHCP
7 185 (14.98%) SAN
8 168 (13.60%) VoIP
9 146 (11.82%) MPLS
10 143 (11.58%) Internet
10 143 (11.58%) Network Security
11 125 (10.12%) Cisco ASA
12 118 (9.55%) Wireless
13 113 (9.15%) BGP
14 107 (8.66%) OSPF
15 88 (7.13%) VLAN
16 85 (6.88%) Ethernet
17 78 (6.32%) SSL
18 72 (5.83%) SMTP
19 66 (5.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (1.54%) MySQL
5 18 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.57%) IDOL
7 7 (0.57%) DB2
8 6 (0.49%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.24%) Ingres
11 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.16%) Cognos Impromptu
12 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.081%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.081%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.081%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (0.89%) LoadRunner
2 8 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.24%) WebLOAD
5 2 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.081%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.081%) SilkPerformer
General
1 176 (14.25%) Telecoms
2 168 (13.60%) Finance
3 35 (2.83%) Legal
4 30 (2.43%) Marketing
5 21 (1.70%) Retail
6 13 (1.05%) Law
7 12 (0.97%) Banking
8 11 (0.89%) Electronics
9 10 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.81%) Billing
10 8 (0.65%) French Language
10 8 (0.65%) Military
11 7 (0.57%) Games
12 6 (0.49%) Automotive
13 4 (0.32%) German Language
13 4 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.32%) Publishing
13 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 320 (25.91%) Network Engineer
2 199 (16.11%) Analyst
3 129 (10.45%) Support Engineer
4 98 (7.94%) Consultant
5 83 (6.72%) Senior Network Engineer
6 66 (5.34%) Architect
6 66 (5.34%) Support Analyst
7 62 (5.02%) Security Analyst
7 62 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 57 (4.62%) Security Engineer
9 56 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
10 46 (3.72%) Network Support
11 40 (3.24%) Administrator
12 39 (3.16%) Network Security Engineer
13 38 (3.08%) Network Analyst
14 37 (3.00%) IT Support
14 37 (3.00%) Technical Engineer
14 37 (3.00%) Technical Architect
15 36 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
16 35 (2.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.86%) .NET
2 22 (1.78%) SAP Basis
3 20 (1.62%) SOAP
4 12 (0.97%) ASP.NET
5 8 (0.65%) WinForms
6 7 (0.57%) ODBC
6 7 (0.57%) Middleware
7 5 (0.40%) XML
7 5 (0.40%) HTML
8 4 (0.32%) Web Services
8 4 (0.32%) XML Schema
8 4 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.24%) COM
10 2 (0.16%) COM+
10 2 (0.16%) EDI
11 1 (0.081%) LAMP
11 1 (0.081%) CSS
11 1 (0.081%) J2EE
11 1 (0.081%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.081%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.02%) Management Information System
2 39 (3.16%) Clustering
2 39 (3.16%) Firmware
3 26 (2.11%) Blackberry
4 16 (1.30%) Replication
5 14 (1.13%) Mathematics
6 13 (1.05%) CESG
6 13 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (0.97%) Statistics
7 12 (0.97%) PKI
8 10 (0.81%) iPhone
8 10 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (0.65%) Open Source
9 8 (0.65%) Cryptography
10 6 (0.49%) Online Games
10 6 (0.49%) iPad
10 6 (0.49%) DTV
11 5 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 560 (45.34%) Windows
2 226 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 169 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 166 (13.44%) Linux
5 131 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 100 (8.10%) UNIX
7 94 (7.61%) Windows 7
8 87 (7.04%) Windows XP
9 54 (4.37%) Windows 8
10 36 (2.91%) Solaris
11 34 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (1.62%) Windows Vista
13 13 (1.05%) CentOS
14 12 (0.97%) Android
15 7 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.40%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.32%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (22.91%) ITIL
2 125 (10.12%) Load Balancing
3 124 (10.04%) Project Management
4 117 (9.47%) Network Management
5 114 (9.23%) PRINCE2
6 102 (8.26%) Network Design
7 80 (6.48%) Change Management
8 74 (5.99%) Service Delivery
9 68 (5.51%) Change Control
10 55 (4.45%) Service Management
11 53 (4.29%) Penetration Testing
12 50 (4.05%) Information Security
13 48 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
14 45 (3.64%) Incident Management
15 40 (3.24%) Capacity Management
16 35 (2.83%) Business Development
16 35 (2.83%) Network Monitoring
17 33 (2.67%) Risk Management
18 31 (2.51%) Technical Architecture
19 30 (2.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (11.74%) SQL
2 25 (2.02%) C
3 24 (1.94%) PowerShell
4 16 (1.30%) C#
5 14 (1.13%) Python
6 12 (0.97%) Perl
7 9 (0.73%) T-SQL
7 9 (0.73%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.65%) C++
9 5 (0.40%) VB
9 5 (0.40%) Ruby
10 4 (0.32%) VBScript
10 4 (0.32%) Java
11 3 (0.24%) PHP
11 3 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.16%) Lisp
12 2 (0.16%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.16%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.16%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 460 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
2 299 (24.21%) CCNA
3 266 (21.54%) CCNP
4 147 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 118 (9.55%) Security Cleared
6 113 (9.15%) Degree
7 100 (8.10%) MCSE
8 91 (7.37%) CCIE
9 89 (7.21%) SC Cleared
10 59 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 52 (4.21%) MCSA
12 49 (3.97%) CCSA
13 47 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
14 45 (3.64%) MCP
15 39 (3.16%) CISSP
16 36 (2.91%) CCSE
17 33 (2.67%) MCITP
18 28 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 27 (2.19%) DV Cleared
20 26 (2.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.40%) SLA
2 50 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.21%) QA
5 12 (0.97%) COBIT
6 10 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.73%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.32%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.16%) HL7
10 1 (0.081%) DICOM
System Software
1 281 (22.75%) Active Directory
2 198 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (6.96%) Hyper-V
4 57 (4.62%) vSphere
5 56 (4.53%) XenApp
6 32 (2.59%) Snort
7 29 (2.35%) XenDesktop
8 23 (1.86%) Forefront TMG
9 21 (1.70%) UAG
10 20 (1.62%) VMware ESX
11 12 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.97%) Terminal Server
11 12 (0.97%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.97%) ProxySG
12 10 (0.81%) Xen
13 7 (0.57%) ISA Server
13 7 (0.57%) vCloud
13 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (2.11%) Backup Exec
2 23 (1.86%) SCOM
3 22 (1.78%) CiscoWorks
4 21 (1.70%) SCCM
5 20 (1.62%) HP NNM
6 18 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
7 15 (1.21%) SCSM
8 12 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
8 12 (0.97%) Nagios
9 10 (0.81%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.73%) Foglight
10 9 (0.73%) Netcool
10 9 (0.73%) WSUS
11 7 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (0.40%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.40%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.32%) Cacti
13 4 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 670 (54.25%) Cisco
2 439 (35.55%) Microsoft
3 300 (24.29%) VMware
4 221 (17.89%) CheckPoint
5 206 (16.68%) Juniper
6 167 (13.52%) Citrix
7 136 (11.01%) F5
8 128 (10.36%) HP
9 52 (4.21%) Riverbed
10 46 (3.72%) Blue Coat
11 43 (3.48%) Oracle
12 42 (3.40%) Red Hat
13 38 (3.08%) SolarWinds
14 37 (3.00%) NetApp
15 36 (2.91%) BT
16 32 (2.59%) EMC
17 30 (2.43%) SAP
17 30 (2.43%) Sourcefire
18 29 (2.35%) Mitel
19 26 (2.11%) Avaya
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £430 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Burford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £39000 - £49522 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott and May
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £73,200 to £85,200 per annum Pension + Life Cover + Private Medic
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 2 days ago