The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 15 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 4.35% - 9.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £60,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 - £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 - £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
WAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 13.04% 10.47% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 16
Average salary £65,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

WAN
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Sussex region.

WAN Salary Trend in Sussex

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft