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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 14 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Twickenham 6.25% 3.08% 7.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 7.69% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £60,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
13 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Twickenham 20.31% 40.00% 53.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 37
Average salary £55,000 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.17% -29.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) Statistics
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Server+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CMDB
5 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) Legal

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Twickenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
1 2 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Server+ Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat