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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 11 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 7.14% 7.27% 8.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 36.36% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £55,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 - £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 - £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
7 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 16.67% 20.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 17
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £22,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Sussex

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper