The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 65 39
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 67 44 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.87% 3.32% 5.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.39% 16.79% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 60 41 61
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,600 £55,000 £62,500
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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
236 262 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.67% 19.79% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 204 233 227
Average salary £44,500 £35,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.47% -1.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

WAN
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

WAN Salary Trend in West Sussex

WAN
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in West Sussex

WAN
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +19 33 £47,500 +90.00% 3
Haywards Heath - 9 £25,000 -
East Grinstead -3 3 £23,500 -37.74%
Gatwick -3 3 £72,500 +111.67% 1
Worthing -6 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Horsham -10 1 £57,500 +91.66%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 122 (87.77%) LAN
2 85 (61.15%) Windows
3 83 (59.71%) Firewall
4 80 (57.55%) Cisco
5 68 (48.92%) Microsoft
5 68 (48.92%) Active Directory
6 61 (43.88%) VMware
7 57 (41.01%) TCP/IP
8 46 (33.09%) MS Exchange
9 45 (32.37%) Citrix
9 45 (32.37%) SAN
9 45 (32.37%) Data Centre
10 43 (30.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (30.22%) Cisco Certification
12 38 (27.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (25.90%) VPN
14 31 (22.30%) CCNP
14 31 (22.30%) Load Balancing
15 30 (21.58%) Finance
16 29 (20.86%) DNS
16 29 (20.86%) ITIL
17 26 (18.71%) DHCP
17 26 (18.71%) SCCM
17 26 (18.71%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (18.71%) Lync
18 25 (17.99%) SQL Server
18 25 (17.99%) HP
19 24 (17.27%) CheckPoint
20 23 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (15.83%) Service Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 46 (33.09%) MS Exchange
2 26 (18.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (18.71%) Lync
3 18 (12.95%) IIS
4 17 (12.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (12.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Symantec.cloud
2 3 (2.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 122 (87.77%) LAN
2 83 (59.71%) Firewall
3 57 (41.01%) TCP/IP
4 45 (32.37%) SAN
5 36 (25.90%) VPN
6 29 (20.86%) DNS
7 26 (18.71%) DHCP
8 21 (15.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (13.67%) MPLS
10 17 (12.23%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (12.23%) VLAN
10 17 (12.23%) VoIP
11 15 (10.79%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (10.07%) Wireless
13 13 (9.35%) NAS
13 13 (9.35%) BIG-IP
14 10 (7.19%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (6.47%) BGP
15 9 (6.47%) OSPF
15 9 (6.47%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.35%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 30 (21.58%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.91%) Back Office
4 4 (2.88%) Publishing
5 2 (1.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (21.58%) Analyst
2 29 (20.86%) Network Engineer
3 22 (15.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (10.79%) Support Analyst
6 13 (9.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.63%) Project Manager
8 11 (7.91%) Architect
9 10 (7.19%) Security Analyst
9 10 (7.19%) Team Leader
9 10 (7.19%) Information Analyst
9 10 (7.19%) Information Security Analyst
10 9 (6.47%) Network Team Leader
10 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (6.47%) Desktop Support
11 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 8 (5.76%) Enterprise Architect
11 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (3.60%) Desktop Analyst
12 5 (3.60%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.51%) Web Services
2 13 (9.35%) .NET
3 4 (2.88%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (32.37%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.95%) Clustering
3 10 (7.19%) PKI
4 8 (5.76%) Mainframe
5 7 (5.04%) iSeries
5 7 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.04%) BYOD
6 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.88%) User Experience
8 3 (2.16%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.16%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.44%) GIS
9 2 (1.44%) AS400
9 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.44%) iPad
10 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 85 (61.15%) Windows
2 38 (27.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (15.11%) Windows 7
5 17 (12.23%) Linux
6 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.47%) UNIX
7 8 (5.76%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.30%) Load Balancing
2 29 (20.86%) ITIL
3 22 (15.83%) Service Management
4 20 (14.39%) High Availability
4 20 (14.39%) Information Security
5 18 (12.95%) Project Management
5 18 (12.95%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (11.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (10.07%) WAN Optimisation
9 13 (9.35%) Line Management
9 13 (9.35%) Patch Management
9 13 (9.35%) Release Management
9 13 (9.35%) Business Continuity
10 11 (7.91%) Data Centre Operations
11 10 (7.19%) Security Management
11 10 (7.19%) Network Load Balancing
11 10 (7.19%) Network Architecture
12 9 (6.47%) Performance Improvement
12 9 (6.47%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.63%) C
2 6 (4.32%) SQL
3 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (30.22%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (22.30%) CCNP
3 19 (13.67%) CCNA
4 11 (7.91%) CISSP
5 10 (7.19%) CISA
5 10 (7.19%) CRISC
6 6 (4.32%) Degree
7 3 (2.16%) CCIE
8 2 (1.44%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.44%) MCSE
9 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.07%) PCI DSS
2 12 (8.63%) SLA
3 7 (5.04%) PMBOK
System Software
1 68 (48.92%) Active Directory
2 43 (30.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.95%) XenApp
4 14 (10.07%) VMware ESX
5 13 (9.35%) Forefront TMG
5 13 (9.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (7.19%) XenDesktop
7 9 (6.47%) ISA Server
8 5 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (18.71%) SCCM
2 14 (10.07%) SCSM
3 13 (9.35%) WSUS
3 13 (9.35%) ARCserve
4 9 (6.47%) SCOM
5 5 (3.60%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 80 (57.55%) Cisco
2 68 (48.92%) Microsoft
3 61 (43.88%) VMware
4 45 (32.37%) Citrix
5 25 (17.99%) HP
6 24 (17.27%) CheckPoint
7 17 (12.23%) Dell Compellent
7 17 (12.23%) Dell
8 16 (11.51%) Juniper
9 14 (10.07%) Riverbed
9 14 (10.07%) SolarWinds
10 13 (9.35%) Lumension
10 13 (9.35%) Sophos
11 9 (6.47%) 3Com
12 6 (4.32%) BT
12 6 (4.32%) CA
12 6 (4.32%) Avaya
13 5 (3.60%) Blue Coat
13 5 (3.60%) Symantec
14 4 (2.88%) Meraki
Crawley, West Sussex
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: £73000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago