Period
to 2 December 2020

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 6 months to 2 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 71 82
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 16 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Essex 0.96% 1.88% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 14.68% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 14
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% +1.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,000 £33,426
90th Percentile £64,500 £77,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £40,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year +18.01% +5.92% -15.56%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 83 109 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.90% 12.81% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 87 113
Median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £24,700 £21,726 £21,550
90th Percentile £58,000 £58,750 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,735 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Essex

WAN
Salary Trend in Essex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WAN in Essex.

Salary trend for WAN in Essex

WAN
Salary Histogram in Essex

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAN in Essex over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

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 6 months to 2 December 2020. 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
Harlow - 2 £35,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £65,000 -
Brentwood -10 1 - -
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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 Essex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Meraki
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) CCDA
4 1 (20.00%) SSL

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
2 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Technology Roadmap
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCDA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nexpose
1 1 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Meraki
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam