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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 13 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 7.84% - 6.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% - 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £40,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
16 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 31.37% 16.22% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 21
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) BT
2 4 (80.00%) VPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) PKI
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) CRISC

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) VPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed