The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Twickenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Twickenham 3.33% 6.45% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 50.00% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
WAN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Twickenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Twickenham 20.00% 12.90% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £48,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.20% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Twickenham

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Twickenham

WAN
Salary Trend in Twickenham

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

WAN Salary Trend in Twickenham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Twickenham

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Twickenham 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) MCDST
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) SNMP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) MCTS
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) CMDB
5 1 (14.29%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) WLAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Twickenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Twickenham 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) SNMP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCDST
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Server+ Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) F5
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft