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 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 47 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 74 48 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.58% 3.98% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.25% 20.69% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 67 44 31
Average salary £47,500 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.03% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £55,000 £72,500
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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
253 232 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.09% 19.25% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 217 204 150
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 32 £52,500 +79.48%
Haywards Heath - 10 £23,750 -
Horsham -9 9 £45,000 +9.09%
East Grinstead -7 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Chichester - 1 £27,000 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 132 (86.84%) LAN
2 94 (61.84%) Firewall
3 89 (58.55%) Cisco
4 86 (56.58%) Windows
5 73 (48.03%) Microsoft
6 64 (42.11%) VMware
7 62 (40.79%) Active Directory
8 51 (33.55%) Cisco Certification
8 51 (33.55%) Data Centre
9 50 (32.89%) Citrix
9 50 (32.89%) SAN
10 47 (30.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (30.26%) TCP/IP
12 45 (29.61%) VPN
13 44 (28.95%) MS Exchange
14 38 (25.00%) CCNP
14 38 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (23.68%) Finance
15 36 (23.68%) ITIL
16 35 (23.03%) Load Balancing
17 27 (17.76%) CheckPoint
17 27 (17.76%) DNS
18 26 (17.11%) HP
18 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
18 26 (17.11%) SCCM
18 26 (17.11%) Windows 7
18 26 (17.11%) Lync
18 26 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
19 25 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (16.45%) XenApp

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 44 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.11%) Lync
3 21 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 14 (9.21%) IIS
6 13 (8.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.97%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (11.18%) MS Office
2 15 (9.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) Office 365
2 4 (2.63%) Symantec.cloud
3 3 (1.97%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 132 (86.84%) LAN
2 94 (61.84%) Firewall
3 50 (32.89%) SAN
4 46 (30.26%) TCP/IP
5 45 (29.61%) VPN
6 27 (17.76%) DNS
7 26 (17.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (16.45%) MPLS
9 24 (15.79%) DHCP
10 23 (15.13%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (13.82%) Wireless
12 20 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (11.84%) VoIP
14 15 (9.87%) VLAN
15 14 (9.21%) OSPF
15 14 (9.21%) BGP
16 13 (8.55%) BIG-IP
17 11 (7.24%) NAS
18 10 (6.58%) Intrusion Detection
18 10 (6.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 36 (23.68%) Finance
2 12 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.24%) Back Office
4 3 (1.97%) Publishing
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (23.68%) Network Engineer
2 24 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (13.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 21 (13.82%) Analyst
4 16 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 15 (9.87%) Team Leader
6 14 (9.21%) Architect
7 12 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
8 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (7.24%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Network Team Leader
10 9 (5.92%) Desktop Support
10 9 (5.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 8 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Architect
13 6 (3.95%) Help Desk Support
13 6 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (3.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.87%) Web Services
2 11 (7.24%) .NET
3 4 (2.63%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.32%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.32%) HTML5
4 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.66%) COM
5 1 (0.66%) CSS
5 1 (0.66%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (33.55%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.53%) Clustering
3 14 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.58%) Mainframe
5 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.61%) AS400
5 7 (4.61%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.61%) iSeries
5 7 (4.61%) BYOD
5 7 (4.61%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.97%) User Experience
6 3 (1.97%) Replication
7 2 (1.32%) GIS
7 2 (1.32%) iPad
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 86 (56.58%) Windows
2 38 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (17.11%) Windows 7
4 25 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (11.84%) UNIX
6 16 (10.53%) Linux
7 10 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.58%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.68%) ITIL
2 35 (23.03%) Load Balancing
3 24 (15.79%) Service Management
4 18 (11.84%) Project Management
5 16 (10.53%) High Availability
5 16 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (8.55%) Line Management
6 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.89%) Information Security
7 12 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (7.89%) WAN Optimisation
8 11 (7.24%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.58%) Network Load Balancing
9 10 (6.58%) Data Centre Operations
10 9 (5.92%) Patch Management
10 9 (5.92%) Network Architecture
10 9 (5.92%) Release Management
10 9 (5.92%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.92%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.55%) C
2 9 (5.92%) SQL
3 3 (1.97%) Python
3 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.97%) Java
3 3 (1.97%) Perl
4 2 (1.32%) C#
4 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (33.55%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (25.00%) CCNP
3 21 (13.82%) CCNA
4 8 (5.26%) CCIE
4 8 (5.26%) Degree
5 4 (2.63%) MCSE
5 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.97%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.97%) CCSP
6 3 (1.97%) CCIP
7 2 (1.32%) CISSP
7 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.66%) MCP
8 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.66%) MCDST
8 1 (0.66%) MCTS
8 1 (0.66%) MCITP
8 1 (0.66%) CCDP
8 1 (0.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) SLA
2 7 (4.61%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.61%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (40.79%) Active Directory
2 47 (30.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (16.45%) XenApp
4 16 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 11 (7.24%) Forefront TMG
6 10 (6.58%) XenDesktop
6 10 (6.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (4.61%) ISA Server
8 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.63%) XenServer
10 3 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (17.11%) SCCM
2 10 (6.58%) SCSM
3 9 (5.92%) ARCserve
3 9 (5.92%) WSUS
4 8 (5.26%) SCOM
5 5 (3.29%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 89 (58.55%) Cisco
2 73 (48.03%) Microsoft
3 64 (42.11%) VMware
4 50 (32.89%) Citrix
5 27 (17.76%) CheckPoint
6 26 (17.11%) HP
7 16 (10.53%) Juniper
8 14 (9.21%) Riverbed
9 13 (8.55%) Dell
9 13 (8.55%) Dell Compellent
10 12 (7.89%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.92%) Lumension
11 9 (5.92%) Sophos
12 8 (5.26%) Blue Coat
12 8 (5.26%) Avaya
13 7 (4.61%) NetApp
13 7 (4.61%) Intel
13 7 (4.61%) 3Com
14 6 (3.95%) BT
15 5 (3.29%) Symantec