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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 101 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 617 583 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.81% 2.76% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.46% 12.70% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 513 476 697
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
4951 4591 5399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.57% 21.77% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3657 3582 4408
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 23 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 23 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 +7 161 £37,500 -21.05% 18
Berkshire -6 138 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Hampshire -8 126 £39,000 +2.63% 18
Kent +33 60 £49,500 +32.00% 8
West Sussex +11 50 £37,500 -22.68% 3
Buckinghamshire -29 38 £52,500 +50.00% 9
Oxfordshire -1 20 £29,750 -20.66% 1
East Sussex -22 17 £35,000 +7.69%
Middlesex -9 10 £70,000 +55.55%
M4 Corridor +5 5 £75,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £35,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 1048 (82.33%) LAN
2 686 (53.89%) Cisco
3 646 (50.75%) Firewall
4 639 (50.20%) Windows
5 474 (37.23%) Microsoft
6 469 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
7 380 (29.85%) VMware
8 308 (24.19%) Active Directory
9 306 (24.04%) ITIL
10 297 (23.33%) CCNA
11 289 (22.70%) CCNP
12 279 (21.92%) MS Excel
13 273 (21.45%) DNS
14 263 (20.66%) TCP/IP
15 260 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 259 (20.35%) VPN
17 257 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 237 (18.62%) Juniper
19 223 (17.52%) CheckPoint
20 222 (17.44%) MS Exchange
21 206 (16.18%) Linux
22 199 (15.63%) VoIP
23 189 (14.85%) Citrix
23 189 (14.85%) SAN
24 185 (14.53%) Telecoms
25 173 (13.59%) DHCP
26 169 (13.28%) MPLS
26 169 (13.28%) Windows Server 2003
27 166 (13.04%) Network Security
28 162 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 222 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 97 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (6.28%) IIS
4 61 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 60 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 59 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 35 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 31 (2.44%) Apache
8 31 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 28 (2.20%) Lync
10 26 (2.04%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (0.86%) NetWeaver
12 8 (0.63%) SAS
13 7 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
13 7 (0.55%) GroupWise
13 7 (0.55%) CMS
14 6 (0.47%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 279 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 149 (11.70%) MS Office
3 25 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.39%) FastStats
6 2 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.31%) Compiere
3 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.079%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.73%) Office 365
2 13 (1.02%) IaaS
3 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.31%) SaaS
7 1 (0.079%) PaaS
7 1 (0.079%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1048 (82.33%) LAN
2 646 (50.75%) Firewall
3 273 (21.45%) DNS
4 263 (20.66%) TCP/IP
5 259 (20.35%) VPN
6 199 (15.63%) VoIP
7 189 (14.85%) SAN
8 173 (13.59%) DHCP
9 169 (13.28%) MPLS
10 166 (13.04%) Network Security
11 132 (10.37%) Cisco ASA
12 131 (10.29%) Internet
12 131 (10.29%) Wireless
13 120 (9.43%) BGP
14 115 (9.03%) OSPF
15 97 (7.62%) Ethernet
16 89 (6.99%) VLAN
17 80 (6.28%) SSL
18 66 (5.18%) IPsec
19 63 (4.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.36%) MySQL
3 22 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (0.94%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.63%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.47%) DB2
9 5 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.31%) IDOL
11 3 (0.24%) Ingres
12 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.079%) EDMS
13 1 (0.079%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.079%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.079%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.079%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (1.18%) LoadRunner
2 7 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (0.39%) SilkPerformer
3 5 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.24%) WebLOAD
4 3 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.24%) JIRA
4 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.24%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle APEX
General
1 185 (14.53%) Telecoms
2 145 (11.39%) Finance
3 31 (2.44%) Marketing
4 26 (2.04%) Retail
5 19 (1.49%) Legal
6 15 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.10%) Billing
7 14 (1.10%) Electronics
7 14 (1.10%) Banking
8 11 (0.86%) French Language
9 8 (0.63%) German Language
9 8 (0.63%) Military
10 7 (0.55%) Law
11 6 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.39%) Games
12 5 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.31%) Automotive
13 4 (0.31%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 276 (21.68%) Network Engineer
2 181 (14.22%) Analyst
3 165 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 106 (8.33%) Consultant
5 88 (6.91%) Senior Network Engineer
6 73 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 67 (5.26%) Architect
8 63 (4.95%) Support Analyst
8 63 (4.95%) Security Engineer
9 60 (4.71%) Technical Engineer
10 59 (4.63%) Administrator
11 53 (4.16%) IT Support
12 52 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
13 49 (3.85%) Technical Support
14 45 (3.53%) Security Analyst
15 40 (3.14%) Network Security Engineer
16 39 (3.06%) Network Support
17 38 (2.99%) Technical Support Engineer
18 37 (2.91%) Infrastructure Manager
18 37 (2.91%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.65%) .NET
1 21 (1.65%) Web Services
2 14 (1.10%) SOAP
3 13 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 11 (0.86%) SAP Basis
5 10 (0.79%) ODBC
6 8 (0.63%) Middleware
7 7 (0.55%) HTML
7 7 (0.55%) WinForms
8 5 (0.39%) CSS
9 4 (0.31%) XML
9 4 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (0.24%) Ajax
10 3 (0.24%) XML Schema
11 2 (0.16%) COM
11 2 (0.16%) Regular Expression
12 1 (0.079%) J2EE
12 1 (0.079%) LAMP
12 1 (0.079%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.079%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 33 (2.59%) Firmware
4 27 (2.12%) Blackberry
5 21 (1.65%) Clustering
6 16 (1.26%) Open Source
7 15 (1.18%) iPhone
7 15 (1.18%) Statistics
8 14 (1.10%) Replication
9 11 (0.86%) PKI
9 11 (0.86%) Fat Client
9 11 (0.86%) Thin Client
10 10 (0.79%) Mathematics
10 10 (0.79%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (0.71%) iPad
11 9 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (0.71%) CESG
11 9 (0.71%) DTV
12 7 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 639 (50.20%) Windows
2 260 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 206 (16.18%) Linux
4 169 (13.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 162 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 141 (11.08%) Windows 7
7 110 (8.64%) UNIX
8 74 (5.81%) Windows XP
9 69 (5.42%) Windows 8
10 46 (3.61%) Solaris
11 40 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (2.12%) Windows Vista
13 24 (1.89%) Android
14 22 (1.73%) CentOS
15 12 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (0.71%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.63%) AIX
18 7 (0.55%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.47%) SUSE
20 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (24.04%) ITIL
2 120 (9.43%) Project Management
3 106 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 97 (7.62%) Network Design
5 96 (7.54%) Load Balancing
5 96 (7.54%) Service Delivery
6 87 (6.83%) Change Management
6 87 (6.83%) Network Management
7 74 (5.81%) Service Management
8 66 (5.18%) Kalman Filter
9 58 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 54 (4.24%) Change Control
11 45 (3.53%) Incident Management
11 45 (3.53%) Information Security
12 44 (3.46%) Network Monitoring
13 41 (3.22%) Penetration Testing
14 38 (2.99%) Line Management
15 36 (2.83%) Capacity Management
16 32 (2.51%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (2.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (11.94%) SQL
2 26 (2.04%) C
3 21 (1.65%) Perl
4 20 (1.57%) PowerShell
5 18 (1.41%) Python
6 16 (1.26%) C#
7 14 (1.10%) PHP
8 13 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 10 (0.79%) C++
10 9 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.63%) Ruby
12 7 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.55%) Java
13 6 (0.47%) VB
14 4 (0.31%) VBScript
15 2 (0.16%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.16%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.16%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.16%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 469 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 297 (23.33%) CCNA
3 289 (22.70%) CCNP
4 140 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 117 (9.19%) Degree
6 104 (8.17%) Security Cleared
7 101 (7.93%) MCSE
8 84 (6.60%) CCIE
9 75 (5.89%) SC Cleared
10 51 (4.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 49 (3.85%) MCP
11 49 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
12 48 (3.77%) CCSE
13 46 (3.61%) CISSP
14 45 (3.53%) CCSA
15 39 (3.06%) MCITP
16 33 (2.59%) MCSA
17 32 (2.51%) CCSP
18 30 (2.36%) JNCIS
19 27 (2.12%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (8.25%) SLA
2 50 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.26%) COBIT
5 14 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (1.02%) QA
7 8 (0.63%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 308 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 257 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 67 (5.26%) XenApp
5 64 (5.03%) vSphere
6 26 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 26 (2.04%) Snort
7 20 (1.57%) Terminal Services
8 18 (1.41%) VMware ESX
8 18 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
8 18 (1.41%) VMware Server
9 16 (1.26%) UAG
9 16 (1.26%) Terminal Server
10 13 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.86%) ISA Server
12 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.63%) ProxySG
13 8 (0.63%) XenServer
14 7 (0.55%) vCloud
14 7 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (2.51%) Backup Exec
2 26 (2.04%) SCCM
3 17 (1.34%) SCOM
3 17 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
3 17 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
4 14 (1.10%) HP NNM
4 14 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (1.10%) SCSM
5 13 (1.02%) Nagios
5 13 (1.02%) Puppet
6 10 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.71%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.63%) WSUS
9 6 (0.47%) Cacti
10 5 (0.39%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.39%) Foglight
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 686 (53.89%) Cisco
2 474 (37.23%) Microsoft
3 380 (29.85%) VMware
4 237 (18.62%) Juniper
5 223 (17.52%) CheckPoint
6 189 (14.85%) Citrix
7 136 (10.68%) HP
8 131 (10.29%) F5
9 64 (5.03%) Red Hat
10 61 (4.79%) Oracle
11 42 (3.30%) Blue Coat
12 41 (3.22%) Riverbed
13 39 (3.06%) Symantec
14 38 (2.99%) SolarWinds
15 37 (2.91%) NetApp
16 36 (2.83%) McAfee
17 33 (2.59%) BT
18 32 (2.51%) Websense
18 32 (2.51%) Avaya
19 31 (2.44%) EMC
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package (Flexible Working)
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Pension, Health plan and Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + great company!
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cognita Schools
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + on call and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago