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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 59 74
Rank change year-on-year -31 +15  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 456 872 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.06% 4.52% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.53% 20.47% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 357 795 655
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 2936 4259 4597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.70% 22.09% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 3597 3509
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Surrey -3 135 £39,500 -12.22% 11
Berkshire -45 99 £45,213 -2.76% 10
Hampshire -38 82 £49,000 +8.88% 9
East Sussex +15 34 £40,000 -40.74% 2
Kent +30 31 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Buckinghamshire -18 27 £38,750 -4.61% 6
Oxfordshire +2 22 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Sussex -3 21 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Middlesex +8 6 £49,500 -1.00%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for WAN.

1 927 (86.96%) LAN
2 630 (59.10%) Cisco
3 532 (49.91%) Firewall
4 462 (43.34%) Cisco Certification
5 412 (38.65%) Windows
6 322 (30.21%) Microsoft
7 318 (29.83%) VMware
8 313 (29.36%) DNS
9 287 (26.92%) Active Directory
10 282 (26.45%) CCNP
11 281 (26.36%) TCP/IP
12 273 (25.61%) CCNA
13 254 (23.83%) VPN
13 254 (23.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 253 (23.73%) Juniper
15 233 (21.86%) MPLS
16 230 (21.58%) ITIL
17 224 (21.01%) DHCP
18 220 (20.64%) Windows Server
19 212 (19.89%) VoIP
20 201 (18.86%) Data Centre
21 184 (17.26%) Wireless
22 180 (16.89%) OSPF
23 179 (16.79%) Linux
24 176 (16.51%) BGP
24 176 (16.51%) VLAN
25 168 (15.76%) Network Security
26 142 (13.32%) Cisco ASA
27 139 (13.04%) Hyper-V
28 138 (12.95%) 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
1 115 (10.79%) MS Exchange
2 41 (3.85%) IIS
3 35 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (2.63%) Skype for Business
5 26 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 23 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (1.22%) Apache
8 13 (1.22%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.84%) IBM Notes
9 9 (0.84%) SAS
9 9 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.094%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.094%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 109 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 96 (9.01%) MS Office
3 10 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.094%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.38%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.094%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.094%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 98 (9.19%) Office 365
2 71 (6.66%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.97%) IaaS
5 20 (1.88%) PaaS
6 19 (1.78%) SaaS
7 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.47%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.19%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.19%) G Suite
9 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.094%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.094%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 927 (86.96%) LAN
2 532 (49.91%) Firewall
3 313 (29.36%) DNS
4 281 (26.36%) TCP/IP
5 254 (23.83%) VPN
6 233 (21.86%) MPLS
7 224 (21.01%) DHCP
8 212 (19.89%) VoIP
9 184 (17.26%) Wireless
10 180 (16.89%) OSPF
11 176 (16.51%) BGP
11 176 (16.51%) VLAN
12 168 (15.76%) Network Security
13 142 (13.32%) Cisco ASA
14 106 (9.94%) Ethernet
15 104 (9.76%) SAN
16 91 (8.54%) IPsec
17 90 (8.44%) WLAN
18 88 (8.26%) Cisco Nexus
19 78 (7.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.47%) MySQL
7 4 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.19%) GIS
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.094%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.094%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.094%) DB2
10 1 (0.094%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.094%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.094%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (0.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.094%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 122 (11.44%) Finance
2 101 (9.47%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.44%) Retail
4 21 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 14 (1.31%) Legal
6 12 (1.13%) Banking
6 12 (1.13%) French Language
6 12 (1.13%) German Language
6 12 (1.13%) Spanish Language
7 9 (0.84%) Electronics
7 9 (0.84%) Portuguese Language
8 8 (0.75%) Marketing
9 6 (0.56%) Military
10 4 (0.38%) Back Office
11 3 (0.28%) Advertising
11 3 (0.28%) Automotive
11 3 (0.28%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.28%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.094%) Billing
12 1 (0.094%) Law
Job Titles
1 414 (38.84%) Network Engineer
2 142 (13.32%) Support Engineer
3 132 (12.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 111 (10.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 100 (9.38%) Analyst
6 99 (9.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 83 (7.79%) Architect
8 78 (7.32%) IT Support
9 73 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
10 68 (6.38%) Juniper Engineer
11 62 (5.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 62 (5.82%) Network Support
12 58 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 56 (5.25%) Support Analyst
14 52 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 51 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support
15 51 (4.78%) Security Engineer
16 49 (4.60%) Firewall Engineer
16 49 (4.60%) IT Engineer
17 48 (4.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (4.32%) Web Services
2 32 (3.00%) 802.1X
3 17 (1.59%) .NET
4 13 (1.22%) HTML
5 11 (1.03%) Middleware
6 9 (0.84%) CSS
7 8 (0.75%) Regular Expression
8 6 (0.56%) SAX
9 4 (0.38%) REST
9 4 (0.38%) SOAP
10 3 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.19%) COM
11 2 (0.19%) IBM Integration Bus
12 1 (0.094%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.094%) FreeSWITCH
12 1 (0.094%) Node.js
12 1 (0.094%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.094%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 1 (0.094%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.094%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 201 (18.86%) Data Centre
2 84 (7.88%) Driving Licence
3 46 (4.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 44 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 35 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 29 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
8 24 (2.25%) PKI
9 20 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (0.94%) e-Health
11 10 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.84%) Clustering
13 8 (0.75%) iPad
14 7 (0.66%) FlexPod
14 7 (0.66%) User Experience
15 6 (0.56%) IVR
16 5 (0.47%) Cyber Attack
16 5 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 412 (38.65%) Windows
2 220 (20.64%) Windows Server
3 179 (16.79%) Linux
4 117 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 117 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (7.88%) Windows 7
6 39 (3.66%) Unix
6 39 (3.66%) Windows 10
7 36 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (2.53%) CentOS
9 23 (2.16%) Windows 8
10 14 (1.31%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.13%) Mac OS X
12 11 (1.03%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.84%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.84%) Windows NT
14 8 (0.75%) Android
15 7 (0.66%) Debian
16 6 (0.56%) Solaris
17 5 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (21.58%) ITIL
2 115 (10.79%) Network Design
3 105 (9.85%) Presales
4 94 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 81 (7.60%) Network Monitoring
6 59 (5.53%) High Availability
7 55 (5.16%) Network Management
8 52 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
9 42 (3.94%) Change Control
10 38 (3.56%) Change Management
10 38 (3.56%) Service Delivery
11 35 (3.28%) DevOps
12 32 (3.00%) Migration
12 32 (3.00%) Project Management
13 31 (2.91%) Problem Management
14 30 (2.81%) Business Continuity
15 28 (2.63%) Open Source
16 26 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (2.25%) Customer Requirements
17 24 (2.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 52 (4.88%) SQL
2 25 (2.35%) Bash Shell
3 23 (2.16%) PowerShell
4 18 (1.69%) Python
5 15 (1.41%) Java
6 14 (1.31%) Lua
7 7 (0.66%) C
8 6 (0.56%) Perl
9 5 (0.47%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.28%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.28%) VBScript
11 2 (0.19%) VB
12 1 (0.094%) C#
12 1 (0.094%) PHP
12 1 (0.094%) Ruby
12 1 (0.094%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 462 (43.34%) Cisco Certification
2 282 (26.45%) CCNP
3 273 (25.61%) CCNA
4 106 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 84 (7.88%) Security Cleared
6 82 (7.69%) CCIE
7 80 (7.50%) SC Cleared
8 75 (7.04%) MCSE
9 55 (5.16%) Degree
10 41 (3.85%) MCP
11 40 (3.75%) MCSA
12 39 (3.66%) DV Cleared
13 36 (3.38%) CCDP
14 31 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (1.78%) CCDA
16 16 (1.50%) CCIP
16 16 (1.50%) MCITP
16 16 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (1.41%) CCSP
17 15 (1.41%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.69%) SLA
2 32 (3.00%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.19%) PMO
7 1 (0.094%) GPG13
7 1 (0.094%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.094%) QA
7 1 (0.094%) SDET
System Software
1 287 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 254 (23.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 54 (5.07%) XenApp
5 32 (3.00%) vSphere
6 25 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (1.69%) Firmware
8 14 (1.31%) Kamailio
8 14 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.84%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.75%) Samba
12 7 (0.66%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.56%) XenServer
14 5 (0.47%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.47%) MetaFrame
14 5 (0.47%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 59 (5.53%) SCCM
2 31 (2.91%) Juniper STRM
3 20 (1.88%) SCOM
4 19 (1.78%) FortiGate
4 19 (1.78%) Nagios
4 19 (1.78%) SolarWinds Orion
5 16 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.41%) Puppet
7 12 (1.13%) Cisco UCCE
8 10 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.47%) EdgeSight
11 3 (0.28%) Ansible
11 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.28%) WSUS
12 2 (0.19%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.19%) Nessus
12 2 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 630 (59.10%) Cisco
2 322 (30.21%) Microsoft
3 318 (29.83%) VMware
4 253 (23.73%) Juniper
5 138 (12.95%) F5
6 131 (12.29%) Palo Alto
7 129 (12.10%) CheckPoint
8 85 (7.97%) Citrix
8 85 (7.97%) HP
9 59 (5.53%) SolarWinds
10 52 (4.88%) Mitel
11 50 (4.69%) NetApp
12 44 (4.13%) Fortinet
13 38 (3.56%) Oracle
14 36 (3.38%) Riverbed
15 35 (3.28%) Avaya
16 28 (2.63%) Dell
17 24 (2.25%) Blue Coat
18 20 (1.88%) Brocade
18 20 (1.88%) Meraki
Ringwood, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum OTE £40k, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + ben+on call allow
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lennon Wright
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Rullion
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £48k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Inbox Insight Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Posted: 24 days ago