The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 23 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 6.06% 3.35% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 7
Median salary £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £43,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £51,250 £52,500
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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Middlesex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 16 36 54
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 16.16% 20.11% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 41
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

WAN
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Salary trend for WAN in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) CCNP
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (57.14%) Internet
5 7 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) VoIP
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) SSL
6 6 (42.86%) CCVP
7 4 (28.57%) MPLS
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
8 3 (21.43%) Business Development
9 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
9 2 (14.29%) CCIE
9 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) Juniper
9 2 (14.29%) Presales
10 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
10 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (7.14%) CCIP
10 1 (7.14%) CCNA
10 1 (7.14%) CCDA
10 1 (7.14%) CCDP
10 1 (7.14%) Active Directory

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 8 (57.14%) Internet
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) VoIP
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) SSL
6 4 (28.57%) MPLS
7 1 (7.14%) BGP
7 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
7 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
7 1 (7.14%) VPLS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Network Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Network Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Voice Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Voice Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) VoIP Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Business Development Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Business Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Development
2 2 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCNP
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCVP
3 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCDA
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) CCIP
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) VMware