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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 7 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 17.24% - 3.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 52.63% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
19 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 32.76% 13.33% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 18
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Sussex

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) CCNP
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MPLS
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (81.82%) VPLS
3 5 (45.45%) Back Office
3 5 (45.45%) BT
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) Network Design
4 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) Intel
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) CISSP
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) BCP
6 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
6 1 (9.09%) 3G
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) CISA
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Identity Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) MPLS
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (81.82%) VPLS
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) WLAN
5 1 (9.09%) 3G
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) 4G
5 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (45.45%) Back Office
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Network Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Design Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (9.09%) BCP
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Security Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CCNP
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CRISC
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Intel
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix