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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / South East
Rank 79 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 540 784 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.62% 4.01% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.02% 19.94% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 467 699 561
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
3173 3932 4489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.30% 20.11% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2549 3307 3399
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +7 132 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Surrey -13 105 £37,500 -16.66% 9
Berkshire -49 103 £46,250 -3.64% 10
Kent +17 54 £43,000 -11.34% 3
West Sussex +27 48 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 36 £42,500 +13.33% 5
East Sussex +22 25 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Oxfordshire +40 24 £35,000 - 6
Middlesex -2 6 £50,000 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 1018 (85.26%) LAN
2 701 (58.71%) Cisco
3 571 (47.82%) Firewall
4 526 (44.05%) Cisco Certification
5 459 (38.44%) Windows
6 403 (33.75%) VMware
7 362 (30.32%) Microsoft
8 357 (29.90%) TCP/IP
9 356 (29.82%) DNS
10 342 (28.64%) CCNA
10 342 (28.64%) Active Directory
11 337 (28.22%) CCNP
12 324 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 262 (21.94%) VPN
14 243 (20.35%) MPLS
15 235 (19.68%) DHCP
15 235 (19.68%) Windows Server
16 233 (19.51%) ITIL
17 230 (19.26%) Juniper
18 221 (18.51%) VoIP
19 192 (16.08%) Linux
19 192 (16.08%) VLAN
20 188 (15.75%) Wireless
20 188 (15.75%) Data Centre
21 185 (15.49%) BGP
22 183 (15.33%) OSPF
23 180 (15.08%) MS Exchange
24 165 (13.82%) Finance
25 162 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
25 162 (13.57%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 180 (15.08%) MS Exchange
2 75 (6.28%) IIS
3 47 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (3.02%) Skype for Business
5 35 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.76%) Apache
8 19 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (1.34%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 13 (1.09%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.92%) IBM Notes
13 8 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.67%) NetWeaver
14 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.17%) SAS
15 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 142 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 79 (6.62%) MS Office
3 14 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.084%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.34%) Infor CRM
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.084%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.95%) Office 365
2 71 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.51%) SaaS
5 12 (1.01%) IaaS
5 12 (1.01%) PaaS
6 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.34%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.084%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1018 (85.26%) LAN
2 571 (47.82%) Firewall
3 357 (29.90%) TCP/IP
4 356 (29.82%) DNS
5 262 (21.94%) VPN
6 243 (20.35%) MPLS
7 235 (19.68%) DHCP
8 221 (18.51%) VoIP
9 192 (16.08%) VLAN
10 188 (15.75%) Wireless
11 185 (15.49%) BGP
12 183 (15.33%) OSPF
13 162 (13.57%) Network Security
14 159 (13.32%) SAN
15 127 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
16 104 (8.71%) WLAN
17 92 (7.71%) Ethernet
18 82 (6.87%) IPsec
19 80 (6.70%) SNMP
20 79 (6.62%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.59%) MySQL
6 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.17%) GIS
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.084%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.084%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.084%) DB2
9 1 (0.084%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.084%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.084%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (0.42%) JIRA
2 4 (0.34%) JMeter
2 4 (0.34%) LoadRunner
2 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 165 (13.82%) Finance
2 143 (11.98%) Telecoms
3 28 (2.35%) Legal
4 23 (1.93%) Retail
5 20 (1.68%) Banking
6 18 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.01%) French Language
8 9 (0.75%) Back Office
8 9 (0.75%) Marketing
9 8 (0.67%) Electronics
9 8 (0.67%) German Language
10 7 (0.59%) Military
10 7 (0.59%) Portuguese Language
10 7 (0.59%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.25%) Advertising
11 3 (0.25%) Billing
12 2 (0.17%) Automotive
13 1 (0.084%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.084%) Law
13 1 (0.084%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 426 (35.68%) Network Engineer
2 187 (15.66%) Support Engineer
3 138 (11.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 135 (11.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 127 (10.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 123 (10.30%) Analyst
7 122 (10.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 107 (8.96%) Architect
9 85 (7.12%) Network Support
10 81 (6.78%) IT Support
11 74 (6.20%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 72 (6.03%) Senior Network Engineer
13 71 (5.95%) Juniper Engineer
14 66 (5.53%) Support Analyst
15 65 (5.44%) Network Support Engineer
16 58 (4.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 57 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support
17 57 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 54 (4.52%) Firewall Engineer
19 53 (4.44%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.52%) Web Services
2 24 (2.01%) 802.1X
3 23 (1.93%) .NET
4 14 (1.17%) HTML
5 9 (0.75%) Regular Expression
6 8 (0.67%) Middleware
7 6 (0.50%) SAX
8 5 (0.42%) REST
8 5 (0.42%) SOAP
9 4 (0.34%) CSS
9 4 (0.34%) HTML5
9 4 (0.34%) J2EE
9 4 (0.34%) XML
10 2 (0.17%) IBM Integration Bus
11 1 (0.084%) CGI
11 1 (0.084%) FreeSWITCH
11 1 (0.084%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 188 (15.75%) Data Centre
2 81 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (6.28%) Driving Licence
4 30 (2.51%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
5 28 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.35%) PKI
6 27 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 22 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (1.51%) Statistics
9 14 (1.17%) IVR
10 12 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.75%) iPad
12 9 (0.75%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.75%) Replication
13 8 (0.67%) e-Health
13 8 (0.67%) iSeries
14 7 (0.59%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 459 (38.44%) Windows
2 235 (19.68%) Windows Server
3 192 (16.08%) Linux
4 162 (13.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 128 (10.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (9.55%) Windows 7
7 53 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 48 (4.02%) Windows 10
9 42 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (3.18%) Unix
11 23 (1.93%) CentOS
12 17 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.92%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.92%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.92%) Windows NT
14 9 (0.75%) Android
15 8 (0.67%) Solaris
16 7 (0.59%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.42%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (19.51%) ITIL
2 138 (11.56%) Network Design
3 91 (7.62%) Network Monitoring
4 87 (7.29%) Load Balancing
5 81 (6.78%) Presales
6 65 (5.44%) Kalman Filter
7 60 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 51 (4.27%) Project Management
9 50 (4.19%) High Availability
10 48 (4.02%) Change Control
11 46 (3.85%) Service Delivery
12 40 (3.35%) Migration
13 39 (3.27%) Mentoring
13 39 (3.27%) Network Management
14 38 (3.18%) Problem Management
15 35 (2.93%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (2.93%) Business Continuity
16 34 (2.85%) DevOps
17 31 (2.60%) WAN Optimisation
18 27 (2.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 59 (4.94%) SQL
2 46 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 28 (2.35%) Bash Shell
4 21 (1.76%) C
5 20 (1.68%) Lua
6 17 (1.42%) Java
7 13 (1.09%) Python
8 9 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.67%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.59%) C#
11 6 (0.50%) C++
11 6 (0.50%) Perl
12 4 (0.34%) VB
13 2 (0.17%) Ruby
14 1 (0.084%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 526 (44.05%) Cisco Certification
2 342 (28.64%) CCNA
3 337 (28.22%) CCNP
4 162 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 102 (8.54%) MCSE
6 90 (7.54%) CCIE
7 84 (7.04%) Security Cleared
8 76 (6.37%) SC Cleared
9 67 (5.61%) Degree
10 61 (5.11%) MCSA
11 44 (3.69%) MCITP
12 43 (3.60%) CCDP
13 36 (3.02%) DV Cleared
13 36 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 27 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (1.93%) MCP
16 20 (1.68%) CISSP
17 18 (1.51%) CCVP
18 15 (1.26%) JNCIS
19 14 (1.17%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (7.45%) SLA
2 38 (3.18%) PCI DSS
3 25 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.59%) PMBOK
4 7 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.25%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.084%) GPG13
6 1 (0.084%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.084%) QA
6 1 (0.084%) SDET
System Software
1 342 (28.64%) Active Directory
2 324 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (12.14%) Hyper-V
4 62 (5.19%) XenApp
5 48 (4.02%) vSphere
6 32 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
7 25 (2.09%) VMware ESX
8 23 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 19 (1.59%) Kamailio
9 19 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
10 18 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (1.17%) XenDesktop
12 13 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
13 12 (1.01%) ISA Server
14 9 (0.75%) Samba
15 8 (0.67%) XenServer
16 7 (0.59%) Firmware
17 5 (0.42%) Terminal Services
18 4 (0.34%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 46 (3.85%) SCCM
2 28 (2.35%) SCOM
3 25 (2.09%) Juniper STRM
4 24 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
5 23 (1.93%) Cisco UCCX
6 21 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.76%) Puppet
6 21 (1.76%) SolarWinds Orion
7 20 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
8 17 (1.42%) Nagios
9 11 (0.92%) FortiGate
10 10 (0.84%) Backup Exec
10 10 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
11 9 (0.75%) Nessus
11 9 (0.75%) Nmap
12 6 (0.50%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.34%) EdgeSight
13 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.34%) vMotion
Vendors
1 701 (58.71%) Cisco
2 403 (33.75%) VMware
3 362 (30.32%) Microsoft
4 230 (19.26%) Juniper
5 134 (11.22%) CheckPoint
6 130 (10.89%) Palo Alto
7 113 (9.46%) Citrix
8 107 (8.96%) F5
9 97 (8.12%) HP
10 68 (5.70%) Mitel
11 62 (5.19%) SolarWinds
12 61 (5.11%) NetApp
13 51 (4.27%) Avaya
13 51 (4.27%) Riverbed
14 40 (3.35%) Oracle
15 31 (2.60%) Brocade
15 31 (2.60%) Dell
16 23 (1.93%) Red Hat
17 22 (1.84%) Veeam
18 21 (1.76%) Fortinet
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