The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 76 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.53% 1.70% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.33% 13.08% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 16
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -34.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £24,600 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £65,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 130 212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.45% 13.01% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 113 104 122
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -21.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Essex

WAN
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for WAN in Essex

WAN
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Essex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Essex

WAN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +13 14 £52,500 - 1
Chelmsford -6 11 £50,000 +108.33%
Harlow - 1 £40,000 -
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 34 (77.27%) Cisco
2 32 (72.73%) LAN
3 24 (54.55%) Firewall
3 24 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (47.73%) Cisco IOS
5 19 (43.18%) Windows
6 17 (38.64%) ITIL
6 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (38.64%) DNS
7 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 16 (36.36%) CheckPoint
8 15 (34.09%) IT Strategy
9 13 (29.55%) CCNP
9 13 (29.55%) DHCP
9 13 (29.55%) VMware
10 12 (27.27%) VoIP
10 12 (27.27%) CCNA
10 12 (27.27%) VPN
10 12 (27.27%) SAN
11 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 11 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
12 10 (22.73%) PaaS
12 10 (22.73%) Business Continuity
12 10 (22.73%) XMPP
12 10 (22.73%) PKI
12 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
12 10 (22.73%) SAML
12 10 (22.73%) IaaS
12 10 (22.73%) Data Centre

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) IaaS
1 10 (22.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (72.73%) LAN
2 24 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 24 (54.55%) Firewall
3 21 (47.73%) Cisco IOS
4 17 (38.64%) DNS
5 13 (29.55%) DHCP
6 12 (27.27%) SAN
6 12 (27.27%) VoIP
6 12 (27.27%) VPN
7 11 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (20.45%) FTP
9 8 (18.18%) Frame Relay
10 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
11 4 (9.09%) BGP
11 4 (9.09%) EIGRP
11 4 (9.09%) Internet
11 4 (9.09%) IPsec
11 4 (9.09%) MPLS
11 4 (9.09%) MRTG
11 4 (9.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) LAN Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) WAN Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Incident Manager
6 4 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
6 4 (9.09%) Major Incident Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Security Officer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) SAML
1 10 (22.73%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
1 10 (22.73%) PKI
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Mainframe
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.27%) Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 15 (34.09%) IT Strategy
3 10 (22.73%) Business Continuity
4 8 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (15.91%) Information Security
6 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity Management
7 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.36%) Data Security
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL V2
7 5 (11.36%) Line Management
7 5 (11.36%) Network Management
7 5 (11.36%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
7 5 (11.36%) Project Management
7 5 (11.36%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Software Licensing
8 3 (6.82%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (29.55%) CCNP
3 12 (27.27%) CCNA
4 9 (20.45%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (15.91%) CISM
6 5 (11.36%) CISSP
6 5 (11.36%) Degree
6 5 (11.36%) SSCP
7 3 (6.82%) CCIE
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Cacti
2 4 (9.09%) SmokePing
3 1 (2.27%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Cisco
2 16 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 13 (29.55%) VMware
4 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.45%) Meraki
6 6 (13.64%) Citrix
7 5 (11.36%) Remedy
8 4 (9.09%) F5
9 3 (6.82%) Polycom
10 1 (2.27%) Juniper
10 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
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