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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 82 57 114
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +57
Permanent jobs citing WAN 611 992 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.39% 4.77% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.49% 22.84% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 524 820 450
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
3706 4343 5098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.59% 20.86% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3016 3474 3768
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Berkshire -25 152 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Hampshire -6 137 £37,500 -11.76% 11
Surrey -52 115 £45,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire 0 59 £40,000 - 4
West Sussex -6 54 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Kent +44 50 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East Sussex +20 22 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -18 17 £28,500 -35.95% 9
Middlesex +2 3 £50,000 - 1
Home Counties -1 2 £107,500 +104.76%
Sussex -1 1 £50,000 +25.00%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1150 (84.50%) LAN
2 848 (62.31%) Cisco
3 639 (46.95%) Firewall
4 608 (44.67%) Cisco Certification
5 567 (41.66%) Windows
6 497 (36.52%) VMware
7 448 (32.92%) Microsoft
8 410 (30.12%) Active Directory
9 409 (30.05%) TCP/IP
10 368 (27.04%) CCNA
11 366 (26.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 347 (25.50%) CCNP
13 339 (24.91%) DNS
14 316 (23.22%) VPN
15 297 (21.82%) Windows Server
16 287 (21.09%) Data Centre
17 286 (21.01%) ITIL
18 268 (19.69%) MS Exchange
18 268 (19.69%) MPLS
19 256 (18.81%) Linux
20 252 (18.52%) DHCP
21 249 (18.30%) MS Excel
22 248 (18.22%) Wireless
23 238 (17.49%) VoIP
24 231 (16.97%) Citrix
25 225 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
26 206 (15.14%) SAN
27 190 (13.96%) BGP
28 189 (13.89%) OSPF
29 186 (13.67%) Juniper

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
1 268 (19.69%) MS Exchange
2 106 (7.79%) IIS
3 78 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 60 (4.41%) Skype for Business
5 43 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (2.13%) SharePoint
8 21 (1.54%) Apache
9 12 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (0.81%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.59%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.51%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.37%) NetWeaver
15 1 (0.073%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.073%) SAS
Applications
1 249 (18.30%) MS Excel
2 102 (7.49%) MS Office
3 26 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.073%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.29%) assyst
3 4 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.073%) Line 50
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 109 (8.01%) Office 365
2 49 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (2.35%) IaaS
5 12 (0.88%) PaaS
6 7 (0.51%) SaaS
7 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1150 (84.50%) LAN
2 639 (46.95%) Firewall
3 409 (30.05%) TCP/IP
4 339 (24.91%) DNS
5 316 (23.22%) VPN
6 268 (19.69%) MPLS
7 252 (18.52%) DHCP
8 248 (18.22%) Wireless
9 238 (17.49%) VoIP
10 206 (15.14%) SAN
11 190 (13.96%) BGP
12 189 (13.89%) OSPF
13 179 (13.15%) Cisco ASA
14 175 (12.86%) Network Security
15 147 (10.80%) Internet
16 119 (8.74%) VLAN
17 114 (8.38%) IPsec
18 109 (8.01%) SSL
19 108 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
20 107 (7.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (1.10%) Relational Database
4 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (0.66%) NoSQL
5 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.59%) Big Data
6 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.37%) MySQL
8 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.22%) JMeter
1 3 (0.22%) LoadRunner
1 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.073%) Vagrant
General
1 177 (13.01%) Telecoms
2 153 (11.24%) Finance
3 26 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 24 (1.76%) Marketing
5 22 (1.62%) Electronics
6 18 (1.32%) Legal
7 14 (1.03%) Retail
8 13 (0.96%) Back Office
8 13 (0.96%) French Language
9 11 (0.81%) German Language
10 8 (0.59%) Italian Language
11 7 (0.51%) Banking
12 5 (0.37%) Games
12 5 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.29%) Advertising
14 3 (0.22%) Local Government
14 3 (0.22%) Military
14 3 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.22%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 378 (27.77%) Network Engineer
2 226 (16.61%) Support Engineer
3 155 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 127 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 123 (9.04%) Analyst
6 119 (8.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 107 (7.86%) Senior Network Engineer
8 94 (6.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 77 (5.66%) Architect
10 70 (5.14%) Consultant
11 67 (4.92%) Security Engineer
12 62 (4.56%) IT Engineer
13 61 (4.48%) Network Security Engineer
13 61 (4.48%) Network Support
14 57 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support
15 54 (3.97%) IT Support
16 53 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
16 53 (3.89%) LAN Engineer
16 53 (3.89%) Network Support Engineer
17 51 (3.75%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.72%) Web Services
2 32 (2.35%) 802.1X
3 15 (1.10%) .NET
3 15 (1.10%) Regular Expression
4 9 (0.66%) Middleware
5 7 (0.51%) XML
6 6 (0.44%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (0.37%) Express
7 5 (0.37%) HTML
8 4 (0.29%) CSS
8 4 (0.29%) ODBC
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (0.29%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.22%) HTML5
10 2 (0.15%) J2EE
11 1 (0.073%) Ajax
11 1 (0.073%) CGI
11 1 (0.073%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.073%) JTAPI
11 1 (0.073%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 287 (21.09%) Data Centre
2 106 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 50 (3.67%) Driving Licence
5 48 (3.53%) Replication
6 36 (2.65%) IVR
6 36 (2.65%) PKI
6 36 (2.65%) Statistics
7 34 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.20%) Clustering
9 29 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
10 24 (1.76%) Fat Client
10 24 (1.76%) Thin Client
11 20 (1.47%) Virtual Team
12 18 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.10%) Cryptography
14 14 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.96%) Blackberry
15 13 (0.96%) iPhone
15 13 (0.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 567 (41.66%) Windows
2 297 (21.82%) Windows Server
3 256 (18.81%) Linux
4 163 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 147 (10.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 112 (8.23%) Windows 7
7 52 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (3.82%) Unix
8 47 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 45 (3.31%) Windows 10
10 23 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (1.40%) Windows XP
12 16 (1.18%) CentOS
13 13 (0.96%) Solaris
14 10 (0.73%) Android
15 7 (0.51%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.51%) Windows NT
16 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.29%) AIX
17 4 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (21.01%) ITIL
2 141 (10.36%) Network Design
3 123 (9.04%) Load Balancing
4 97 (7.13%) Presales
5 85 (6.25%) Project Management
6 71 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
7 66 (4.85%) Mentoring
8 65 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 61 (4.48%) Service Delivery
10 59 (4.34%) Change Control
11 58 (4.26%) Network Management
12 57 (4.19%) Capacity Planning
13 53 (3.89%) Kalman Filter
14 51 (3.75%) Incident Management
15 50 (3.67%) Change Management
16 42 (3.09%) Migration
16 42 (3.09%) Network Architecture
16 42 (3.09%) SIEM
17 40 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
17 40 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (11.90%) SQL
2 79 (5.80%) PowerShell
3 42 (3.09%) C
4 27 (1.98%) Python
5 25 (1.84%) Perl
6 22 (1.62%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.10%) C#
7 15 (1.10%) Java
8 9 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.51%) C++
9 7 (0.51%) Lua
10 5 (0.37%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.37%) Ruby
10 5 (0.37%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.29%) PHP
12 2 (0.15%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.073%) Tcl
13 1 (0.073%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 608 (44.67%) Cisco Certification
2 368 (27.04%) CCNA
3 347 (25.50%) CCNP
4 225 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 158 (11.61%) MCSE
6 106 (7.79%) CCIE
7 97 (7.13%) Security Cleared
8 87 (6.39%) MCSA
9 80 (5.88%) Degree
10 76 (5.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 75 (5.51%) MCITP
11 75 (5.51%) SC Cleared
12 46 (3.38%) CCDP
13 37 (2.72%) MCP
13 37 (2.72%) RHCSA
14 31 (2.28%) CCDA
14 31 (2.28%) CISSP
14 31 (2.28%) JNCIA
15 28 (2.06%) RHCA
16 26 (1.91%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (10.36%) SLA
2 74 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (4.48%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.18%) HIPAA
5 14 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.51%) DICOM
7 4 (0.29%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.22%) RMADS
8 3 (0.22%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.15%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.073%) HL7
10 1 (0.073%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.073%) QA
System Software
1 410 (30.12%) Active Directory
2 366 (26.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (8.52%) Hyper-V
4 101 (7.42%) XenApp
5 91 (6.69%) vSphere
6 49 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (2.72%) VMware ESX
8 35 (2.57%) XenDesktop
9 33 (2.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 29 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
11 24 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
12 23 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 16 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
14 15 (1.10%) Terminal Server
15 14 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 14 (1.03%) XenServer
16 13 (0.96%) ISA Server
17 12 (0.88%) Xen
18 9 (0.66%) Docker
18 9 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 60 (4.41%) SCCM
2 29 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
3 24 (1.76%) Nagios
3 24 (1.76%) SCOM
4 23 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 16 (1.18%) Puppet
6 15 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
7 12 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.81%) Nessus
8 11 (0.81%) WSUS
9 10 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (0.73%) Nmap
9 10 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (0.66%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.59%) vMotion
12 7 (0.51%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.51%) Cacti
13 6 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 848 (62.31%) Cisco
2 497 (36.52%) VMware
3 448 (32.92%) Microsoft
4 231 (16.97%) Citrix
5 186 (13.67%) Juniper
6 150 (11.02%) F5
7 139 (10.21%) CheckPoint
8 115 (8.45%) HP
9 76 (5.58%) Avaya
10 75 (5.51%) SolarWinds
11 74 (5.44%) Palo Alto
12 63 (4.63%) NetApp
13 58 (4.26%) Mitel
14 56 (4.11%) Red Hat
15 50 (3.67%) Oracle
16 43 (3.16%) Riverbed
17 32 (2.35%) EMC
18 31 (2.28%) SAP
19 30 (2.20%) Dell
20 29 (2.13%) Fortinet
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits plu
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £38500 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pamoja education
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + life/medical insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Pension, Health Care
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: 26,000-32,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago