The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 77 53
Rank change year-on-year -26 -24  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 419 645 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.89% 3.54% 4.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.30% 17.62% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 350 562 881
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2739 3660 4547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.92% 20.08% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 2982 3548
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

WAN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WAN in the South East

WAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in the South East

WAN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -32 96 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Surrey +6 90 £39,500 -16.40% 9
Hampshire -15 90 £32,500 -18.75% 16
Kent +28 54 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Oxfordshire +22 28 £47,000 +64.91% 2
Buckinghamshire -25 27 £35,000 -4.10% 2
West Sussex -39 21 £40,000 -20.00%
East Sussex -3 14 £37,500 -8.81%
Middlesex +1 2 £63,500 +1.60% 1
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for WAN.

1 726 (82.50%) LAN
2 503 (57.16%) Cisco
3 467 (53.07%) Firewall
4 409 (46.48%) Windows
5 378 (42.95%) Cisco Certification
6 323 (36.70%) Microsoft
7 280 (31.82%) Active Directory
8 266 (30.23%) VMware
9 253 (28.75%) VPN
10 231 (26.25%) Juniper
11 230 (26.14%) DNS
12 219 (24.89%) CCNA
13 217 (24.66%) Windows Server
14 215 (24.43%) ITIL
15 212 (24.09%) MPLS
16 207 (23.52%) TCP/IP
17 198 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 193 (21.93%) CCNP
19 189 (21.48%) DHCP
20 168 (19.09%) Linux
21 158 (17.95%) Data Centre
22 156 (17.73%) Wireless
23 155 (17.61%) BGP
24 149 (16.93%) VoIP
25 147 (16.70%) Hyper-V
26 145 (16.48%) Cisco ASA
27 142 (16.14%) Network Security
28 141 (16.02%) OSPF
29 139 (15.80%) Windows Server 2012
30 136 (15.45%) F5

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 134 (15.23%) MS Exchange
2 41 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 30 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (2.50%) Skype for Business
6 21 (2.39%) IIS
7 20 (2.27%) Apache
8 19 (2.16%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.02%) SAS
10 8 (0.91%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.45%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.34%) Confluence
13 3 (0.34%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 123 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.23%) Maximo
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 116 (13.18%) Office 365
2 84 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (2.95%) SaaS
5 24 (2.73%) IaaS
6 21 (2.39%) PaaS
7 10 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.57%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.23%) G Suite
11 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 726 (82.50%) LAN
2 467 (53.07%) Firewall
3 253 (28.75%) VPN
4 230 (26.14%) DNS
5 212 (24.09%) MPLS
6 207 (23.52%) TCP/IP
7 189 (21.48%) DHCP
8 156 (17.73%) Wireless
9 155 (17.61%) BGP
10 149 (16.93%) VoIP
11 145 (16.48%) Cisco ASA
12 142 (16.14%) Network Security
13 141 (16.02%) OSPF
14 122 (13.86%) VLAN
15 82 (9.32%) Wi-Fi
16 81 (9.20%) Ethernet
17 71 (8.07%) SAN
18 66 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
19 61 (6.93%) IPsec
20 50 (5.68%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (1.70%) MySQL
3 15 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (0.91%) JIRA
2 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (8.75%) Telecoms
2 72 (8.18%) Finance
3 28 (3.18%) Manufacturing
4 21 (2.39%) Marketing
5 18 (2.05%) Retail
6 15 (1.70%) Electronics
7 13 (1.48%) Back Office
8 8 (0.91%) Automotive
9 7 (0.80%) French Language
9 7 (0.80%) German Language
9 7 (0.80%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.68%) Legal
10 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.57%) Law
12 4 (0.45%) Advertising
12 4 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.34%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.34%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 290 (32.95%) Network Engineer
2 119 (13.52%) Support Engineer
3 105 (11.93%) Cisco Engineer
4 98 (11.14%) Analyst
5 81 (9.20%) IT Support
6 79 (8.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 78 (8.86%) Senior Network Engineer
8 76 (8.64%) IT Engineer
9 66 (7.50%) Administrator
10 59 (6.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 59 (6.70%) IT Support Engineer
11 55 (6.25%) Security Engineer
12 54 (6.14%) Support Analyst
13 50 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
14 48 (5.45%) Architect
15 46 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
16 44 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 41 (4.66%) Network Security Engineer
18 38 (4.32%) Consultant
18 38 (4.32%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.20%) Web Services
2 20 (2.27%) 802.1X
3 14 (1.59%) CSS
4 12 (1.36%) Software Packaging
5 11 (1.25%) .NET
5 11 (1.25%) HTML
6 8 (0.91%) JSON
6 8 (0.91%) Middleware
6 8 (0.91%) REST
7 6 (0.68%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.68%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.68%) Node.js
8 5 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (0.45%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.34%) COM
11 2 (0.23%) HTML5
11 2 (0.23%) LAMP
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.23%) SAX
12 1 (0.11%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 158 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 54 (6.14%) Driving Licence
3 37 (4.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 33 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 23 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 18 (2.05%) Clustering
9 16 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (1.70%) PKI
11 11 (1.25%) iPhone
11 11 (1.25%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (0.91%) FlexPod
12 8 (0.91%) Replication
13 7 (0.80%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (0.80%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.68%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 409 (46.48%) Windows
2 217 (24.66%) Windows Server
3 168 (19.09%) Linux
4 139 (15.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 128 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (7.95%) Windows 7
7 41 (4.66%) Windows 10
8 39 (4.43%) Unix
9 33 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (2.39%) Windows XP
11 16 (1.82%) CentOS
11 16 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.36%) Android
13 11 (1.25%) Mac OS X
13 11 (1.25%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.91%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.80%) Debian
16 6 (0.68%) Solaris
16 6 (0.68%) SUSE
17 4 (0.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (24.43%) ITIL
2 88 (10.00%) Presales
3 85 (9.66%) Load Balancing
4 69 (7.84%) Network Design
5 46 (5.23%) Migration
6 45 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
7 42 (4.77%) High Availability
8 41 (4.66%) Network Management
8 41 (4.66%) Project Management
9 39 (4.43%) Change Management
10 37 (4.20%) DevOps
10 37 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
11 33 (3.75%) Service Delivery
12 32 (3.64%) Change Control
13 25 (2.84%) Business Continuity
13 25 (2.84%) PRINCE2
14 24 (2.73%) Mentoring
15 23 (2.61%) Time Management
16 22 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (5.91%) SQL
2 45 (5.11%) PowerShell
3 41 (4.66%) Python
4 28 (3.18%) Java
5 16 (1.82%) Ruby
6 13 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.36%) Perl
8 10 (1.14%) VBScript
9 8 (0.91%) C
9 8 (0.91%) PHP
10 7 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.68%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.57%) Lua
13 2 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 378 (42.95%) Cisco Certification
2 219 (24.89%) CCNA
3 193 (21.93%) CCNP
4 130 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 112 (12.73%) Security Cleared
6 104 (11.82%) SC Cleared
7 83 (9.43%) MCSE
8 62 (7.05%) Degree
8 62 (7.05%) MCP
9 55 (6.25%) CCIE
10 44 (5.00%) MCSA
11 37 (4.20%) MCITP
12 26 (2.95%) CCDA
12 26 (2.95%) DV Cleared
13 24 (2.73%) MCDST
14 22 (2.50%) CCDP
15 21 (2.39%) JNCIP
16 20 (2.27%) CCSP
16 20 (2.27%) MCTS
17 19 (2.16%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (8.41%) SLA
2 19 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.80%) PMO
6 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) GPG13
7 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) QA
System Software
1 280 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 198 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (16.70%) Hyper-V
4 71 (8.07%) XenApp
5 30 (3.41%) vSphere
6 24 (2.73%) Terminal Services
7 20 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
8 17 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.93%) XenServer
9 12 (1.36%) KVM
10 8 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.68%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.57%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.57%) Firmware
13 5 (0.57%) Kamailio
13 5 (0.57%) MetaFrame
14 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.45%) Samba
15 3 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 67 (7.61%) SCCM
2 26 (2.95%) FortiGate
3 20 (2.27%) Puppet
4 19 (2.16%) WSUS
5 18 (2.05%) Nagios
5 18 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (2.05%) SCOM
6 16 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
7 12 (1.36%) ZABBIX
8 11 (1.25%) Juniper STRM
9 8 (0.91%) Ansible
9 8 (0.91%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (0.91%) SCDPM
10 7 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
12 5 (0.57%) EdgeSight
13 4 (0.45%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 503 (57.16%) Cisco
2 323 (36.70%) Microsoft
3 266 (30.23%) VMware
4 231 (26.25%) Juniper
5 136 (15.45%) F5
6 123 (13.98%) CheckPoint
7 115 (13.07%) Citrix
8 108 (12.27%) Palo Alto
9 86 (9.77%) HP
10 53 (6.02%) SolarWinds
11 41 (4.66%) Fortinet
12 35 (3.98%) NetApp
13 30 (3.41%) Aruba
13 30 (3.41%) Oracle
14 29 (3.30%) Dell
14 29 (3.30%) Meraki
15 28 (3.18%) Red Hat
16 27 (3.07%) Forcepoint
17 24 (2.73%) Blue Coat
18 22 (2.50%) Avaya
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Car and Expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits and technical training
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Adeptis Group
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £150 per day chargeable consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + + Flexible Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £15000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 17 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 17 days ago