Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 73 106
Rank change year-on-year -49 +33 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 52 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.09% 2.90% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.43% 17.93% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 52 37
East Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £36,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +11.11%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 185 290 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 8.77% 16.16% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 175 282 251
East Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71% -10.26%
10th Percentile £24,850 £25,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in East Sussex

WAN
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for WAN in East Sussex

WAN
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in East Sussex

WAN
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -49 20 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Eastbourne - 2 £30,000 -
Hastings - 1 £46,500 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 22 (95.65%) LAN
2 20 (86.96%) Cisco
3 15 (65.22%) CCNA
3 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (56.52%) VMware
5 12 (52.17%) Firewall
5 12 (52.17%) Windows
5 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
7 10 (43.48%) DNS
7 10 (43.48%) DHCP
7 10 (43.48%) ITIL
7 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
7 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
8 9 (39.13%) Wireless
8 9 (39.13%) Linux
8 9 (39.13%) VoIP
8 9 (39.13%) VPN
9 8 (34.78%) CCIE
9 8 (34.78%) Change Management
10 7 (30.43%) High Availability
10 7 (30.43%) CCNP
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 7 (30.43%) IIS
11 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
11 6 (26.09%) OSPF
11 6 (26.09%) BGP
11 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
11 6 (26.09%) L2TP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) SaaS
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) LAN
2 12 (52.17%) Firewall
3 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
4 10 (43.48%) DHCP
4 10 (43.48%) DNS
5 9 (39.13%) VoIP
5 9 (39.13%) VPN
5 9 (39.13%) Wireless
6 6 (26.09%) BGP
6 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
6 6 (26.09%) HSRP
6 6 (26.09%) L2TP
6 6 (26.09%) OSPF
6 6 (26.09%) tcpdump
6 6 (26.09%) VLAN
6 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
7 4 (17.39%) SAN
8 3 (13.04%) SSL
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (34.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
5 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Network Analyst
5 6 (26.09%) Network Support
5 6 (26.09%) Network Support Analyst
5 6 (26.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (13.04%) IT Support
6 3 (13.04%) Lead Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
1 6 (26.09%) Driving Licence
1 6 (26.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Change Management
3 7 (30.43%) High Availability
4 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Network Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) B2B
6 2 (8.70%) B2B Sales
6 2 (8.70%) Business Development
6 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
7 1 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) CCNA
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCIE
3 7 (30.43%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (13.04%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) CCDA
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
1 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
4 6 (26.09%) NetScout
4 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
5 5 (21.74%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) EMC
7 2 (8.70%) Aruba
7 2 (8.70%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) Juniper
7 2 (8.70%) Mitel
8 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.35%) Acronis
8 1 (4.35%) Avaya
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) Ivanti
8 1 (4.35%) Trend Micro
8 1 (4.35%) Veeam