Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 32 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 2.51% 2.07% 7.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 17.65% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 19
Gatwick median annual salary £59,000 £72,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.62% +45.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £44,400 £71,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £73,750 £63,750
West Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £37,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +41.89% -26.00% +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 Gatwick with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gatwick
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 41 17 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 14.70% 11.72% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 52
Gatwick median annual salary £59,000 £61,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.07% +17.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £24,150 £46,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £63,750
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.79% -13.33% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Gatwick

WAN
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for WAN in Gatwick

WAN
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Gatwick over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for WAN.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) IPsec
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) Change Control
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) VoIP
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) NetApp
4 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) VRRP
4 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
4 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (57.14%) NAS
4 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 4 (57.14%) FCoE
4 4 (57.14%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) HSRP
4 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (57.14%) Multicast

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) IPsec
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) FCoE
4 4 (57.14%) HSRP
4 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
4 4 (57.14%) Multicast
4 4 (57.14%) NAS
4 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) VoIP
4 4 (57.14%) VRRP
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Principal Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Change Control
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (28.57%) Information Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
2 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto