Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 64 86
Rank change year-on-year -63 +22 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 85 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.99% 3.92% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 21.04% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 85 85
West Sussex median annual salary £37,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,250 £66,950
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +11.11%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 312 404 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.44% 18.63% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 262 335 352
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -7.78% +14.65%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,150 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in West Sussex

WAN
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for WAN in West Sussex

WAN
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in West Sussex

WAN
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham -22 6 £22,000 -53.68%
Gatwick +4 5 £72,500 +45.00%
East Grinstead +11 3 £27,500 -27.15% 1
Crawley -28 3 £32,500 -30.85% 2
Haywards Heath +10 2 £37,250 -11.31% 1
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 15 (75.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (30.00%) Wireless
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) CCIE
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (25.00%) SLA
5 5 (25.00%) 3G
5 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 5 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (25.00%) 4G
6 4 (20.00%) FortiGate
6 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (20.00%) Network Design
6 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) Unix
6 4 (20.00%) SQL

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (30.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) 3G
4 5 (25.00%) 4G
4 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) BGP
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (15.00%) IPsec
6 3 (15.00%) Junos
6 3 (15.00%) OSPF
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) SSL
6 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (10.00%) FCoE
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) IT Support
2 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
2 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (15.00%) IT Technician
2 3 (15.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) PKI
4 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
1 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) Information Management
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (10.00%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCIE
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) CCDP
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) Squid
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Juniper
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Aruba
5 2 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) SAP