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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 28 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.89% 3.13% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 10.81% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Median salary £63,500 £62,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% +29.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £62,500 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 21 37 52
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 19.81% 28.91% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 39
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 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 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
1 4 (50.00%) MPLS
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) VPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) CCIP

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 4 (50.00%) MPLS
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) VPLS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Business Development Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Business Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Development Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Development
1 3 (37.50%) Presales
1 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (12.50%) CCDA
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Ipanema Technologies
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat