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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 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 72 97 74
Rank change year-on-year +25 -23 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 45 6 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.99% 0.52% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 4.05% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 18
10th Percentile £39,000 £43,375 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,375 £47,500 £40,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £50,000 £49,750
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% +0.50% -0.50%
75th Percentile £75,000 £52,500 £52,688
90th Percentile - - £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +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 189 148 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.57% 12.75% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 108 98 205
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £68,375 £63,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £79,750 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in West Sussex

WAN
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WAN in West Sussex.

Salary trend for WAN in West Sussex

WAN
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAN in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Crawley +3 23 £75,000 +50.00%
Gatwick - 20 £65,000 -
Horsham +6 2 £24,000 -40.74% 1
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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 38 (84.44%) LAN
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 25 (55.56%) Public Cloud
4 22 (48.89%) SD-WAN
4 22 (48.89%) Azure
5 19 (42.22%) Microsoft 365
5 19 (42.22%) Social Skills
6 18 (40.00%) Project Management
7 17 (37.78%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (37.78%) Test Automation
8 16 (35.56%) Network Security
9 15 (33.33%) DevOps
9 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (33.33%) WLAN
9 15 (33.33%) Wireless
10 14 (31.11%) Linux
10 14 (31.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
11 13 (28.89%) Secure Coding
11 13 (28.89%) Terraform
11 13 (28.89%) Extreme Networks
11 13 (28.89%) Azure DevOps
11 13 (28.89%) SaltStack
11 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
11 13 (28.89%) Ansible
11 13 (28.89%) GitHub
11 13 (28.89%) Network Management
11 13 (28.89%) Python
11 13 (28.89%) Data Modelling
11 13 (28.89%) VPN

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:

Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (48.89%) Azure
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (28.89%) Azure DevOps
3 13 (28.89%) GitHub
4 12 (26.67%) AWS
4 12 (26.67%) Rubrik
4 12 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (84.44%) LAN
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 22 (48.89%) SD-WAN
4 16 (35.56%) Network Security
5 15 (33.33%) Wireless
5 15 (33.33%) WLAN
6 13 (28.89%) VPN
7 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 7 (15.56%) SAN
9 6 (13.33%) 5G
9 6 (13.33%) DHCP
9 6 (13.33%) DNS
10 4 (8.89%) PBX
10 4 (8.89%) SNMP
11 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
11 2 (4.44%) Internet
11 2 (4.44%) Intranet
12 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (2.22%) MPLS
General
1 19 (42.22%) Social Skills
2 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
4 6 (13.33%) Legal
5 4 (8.89%) Aerospace
5 4 (8.89%) Finance
5 4 (8.89%) Retail
6 2 (4.44%) Automotive
6 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.44%) Marketing
6 2 (4.44%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) AWS Consultant
2 12 (26.67%) Cloud Consultant
2 12 (26.67%) Consultant
2 12 (26.67%) Senior Consultant
3 11 (24.44%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Sales Representative
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Public Cloud
2 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 14 (31.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.44%) Life Science
4 2 (4.44%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2019
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Project Management
2 17 (37.78%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (37.78%) Test Automation
3 15 (33.33%) DevOps
4 13 (28.89%) CI/CD
4 13 (28.89%) Containerisation
4 13 (28.89%) Data Modelling
4 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
4 13 (28.89%) Network Management
4 13 (28.89%) Secure Coding
5 12 (26.67%) Cyber Resilience
5 12 (26.67%) Data Privacy
5 12 (26.67%) Data Protection
5 12 (26.67%) Service Delivery
6 11 (24.44%) Agile
6 11 (24.44%) Commercialisation
6 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Automation
6 11 (24.44%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (24.44%) Scrum
7 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Python
2 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.89%) vSphere
3 4 (8.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Ansible
1 13 (28.89%) Terraform
2 12 (26.67%) FortiGate
3 7 (15.56%) SCCM
4 4 (8.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Extreme Networks
1 13 (28.89%) SaltStack
2 12 (26.67%) Fortinet
2 12 (26.67%) Sony
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco
4 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (15.56%) NetApp
6 6 (13.33%) Citrix
7 4 (8.89%) HP
7 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.44%) Google
9 1 (2.22%) Aerohive Networks