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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 77 63 65
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.01% 3.43% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.26% 17.79% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 32 29
Median salary £60,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £29,331 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 121 208 259
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.16% 19.29% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 89 167 195
Median salary £42,500 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.71% -21.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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
Basildon +16 3 £60,000 +106.89%
Brentwood +12 2 - -
Colchester -10 1 £23,500 -48.91%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) VPN
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco
4 12 (48.00%) Citrix
5 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (40.00%) SAN
5 10 (40.00%) CCNP
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
6 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) Internet
6 9 (36.00%) MPLS
6 9 (36.00%) OSPF
6 9 (36.00%) EIGRP
6 9 (36.00%) IPsec
6 9 (36.00%) BGP
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (32.00%) VoIP
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (28.00%) XenDesktop
8 7 (28.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (28.00%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (28.00%) iSCSI
8 7 (28.00%) DNS
8 7 (28.00%) IIS
8 7 (28.00%) EMC
9 6 (24.00%) Juniper

WAN
Top Related 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 7 (28.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) VPN
4 10 (40.00%) SAN
5 9 (36.00%) BGP
5 9 (36.00%) EIGRP
5 9 (36.00%) Internet
5 9 (36.00%) IPsec
5 9 (36.00%) MPLS
5 9 (36.00%) OSPF
6 8 (32.00%) VoIP
7 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 7 (28.00%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (28.00%) iSCSI
8 6 (24.00%) FTP
8 6 (24.00%) IMAP
8 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (24.00%) Network Security
8 6 (24.00%) SMTP
8 6 (24.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Check Point Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Head of Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Head of IT
4 2 (8.00%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Head of IT Operations
4 2 (8.00%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) IT Security Officer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (24.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) High Availability
4 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.00%) Data Security
5 2 (8.00%) Presales
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Budget Control
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) CCNP
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) JNCIP
3 4 (16.00%) CISM
4 3 (12.00%) CCIE
5 2 (8.00%) CISSP
5 2 (8.00%) SSCP
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (28.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 7 (28.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco
1 12 (48.00%) Citrix
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) EMC
4 6 (24.00%) Juniper
5 4 (16.00%) F5
5 4 (16.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.00%) Avaya
7 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
7 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (8.00%) Kaspersky
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) SAP
8 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
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