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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 35 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 1.84% 8.55% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 41.67% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% +94.44%  
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 Gatwick with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 18 24 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 11.04% 20.51% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 20
Median salary £62,500 £47,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.57% +75.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for WAN.

1 18 (100.00%) LAN
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (88.89%) Network Design
3 12 (66.67%) Unified Communications
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 10 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 10 (55.56%) MPLS
4 10 (55.56%) OSPF
4 10 (55.56%) BGP
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
5 8 (44.44%) DHCP
5 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
5 8 (44.44%) SSL
5 8 (44.44%) SLA
5 8 (44.44%) ISDN
5 8 (44.44%) DDNS
5 8 (44.44%) DSL
5 8 (44.44%) Juniper
5 8 (44.44%) SAN
5 8 (44.44%) 3G
5 8 (44.44%) TACACS
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (44.44%) PKI
5 8 (44.44%) Operations Management
5 8 (44.44%) Information Management

WAN
Top Related 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 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 10 (55.56%) BGP
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) MPLS
3 10 (55.56%) OSPF
3 10 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 8 (44.44%) 3G
4 8 (44.44%) DDNS
4 8 (44.44%) DHCP
4 8 (44.44%) DSL
4 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 8 (44.44%) IPsec
4 8 (44.44%) ISDN
4 8 (44.44%) SAN
4 8 (44.44%) SSL
4 8 (44.44%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco IPT Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Designer
4 4 (22.22%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Network Designer
5 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) IP Network Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Network Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Project Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Project Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) WAN Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 8 (44.44%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Network Design
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
3 8 (44.44%) Adaptive Security
3 8 (44.44%) Change Control
3 8 (44.44%) Information Management
3 8 (44.44%) Operations Management
3 8 (44.44%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) CCDA
4 4 (22.22%) CCDP
4 4 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Barracuda Networks
2 8 (44.44%) F5
2 8 (44.44%) Juniper
2 8 (44.44%) Palo Alto
2 8 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint