Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 77 86
Rank change year-on-year -42 +9 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 24 48 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.10% 2.73% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 20.96% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 46 53
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,253
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.33% -43.66%
10th Percentile £25,475 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -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 198 229 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 9.10% 13.04% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 178 223 270
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -38 24 £45,000 +12.50% 1
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
3 16 (66.67%) LAN
4 14 (58.33%) CCNA
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (54.17%) CCIE
6 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 11 (45.83%) CCNP
7 11 (45.83%) BGP
7 11 (45.83%) L2TP
8 10 (41.67%) Linux
8 10 (41.67%) VPN
9 9 (37.50%) Windows
10 7 (29.17%) ITIL
10 7 (29.17%) SMTP
10 7 (29.17%) FreeBSD
10 7 (29.17%) DNA
10 7 (29.17%) MPLS
10 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
10 7 (29.17%) Palo Alto
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
11 6 (25.00%) Change Management
11 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (25.00%) Wireless
11 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (25.00%) HP
11 6 (25.00%) DNS
12 5 (20.83%) VMware
13 4 (16.67%) Network Planning

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) LAN
3 11 (45.83%) BGP
3 11 (45.83%) L2TP
4 10 (41.67%) VPN
5 7 (29.17%) MPLS
5 7 (29.17%) SMTP
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (25.00%) Wireless
7 4 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 4 (16.67%) HSRP
7 4 (16.67%) HTTP
7 4 (16.67%) OSPF
7 4 (16.67%) tcpdump
7 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (8.33%) NAS
General
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Account Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Network Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Network Services Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications Manager
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) IT Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) FreeBSD
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (29.17%) DNA
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (16.67%) Network Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) B2B
5 2 (8.33%) B2B Sales
5 2 (8.33%) Business Development
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.17%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CCNA
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (54.17%) CCIE
3 11 (45.83%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) GDPR
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Palo Alto
2 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
3 6 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (16.67%) EMC
5 4 (16.67%) Juniper
5 4 (16.67%) NetScout
5 4 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Aruba