Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 101 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 -35 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 37 47 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.82% 2.21% 4.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.34% 14.51% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 100
West Sussex median annual salary £54,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.25% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £26,950 £28,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £52,250 £60,900
South East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -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 258 324 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.68% 15.21% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 219 283 384
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,700 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £56,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 20 June 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 20 June 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
Crawley +27 17 £54,500 +67.69% 7
East Grinstead - 6 £42,500 -
Gatwick +15 5 £59,000 -5.60%
Worthing +3 4 £65,000 +62.50%
Horsham -10 4 £39,250 -4.85% 2
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 28 (75.68%) LAN
2 22 (59.46%) Cisco
3 21 (56.76%) Firewall
4 16 (43.24%) Windows
5 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (37.84%) MPLS
5 14 (37.84%) VMware
6 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
6 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
7 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
8 11 (29.73%) Citrix
8 11 (29.73%) DNS
9 10 (27.03%) CCNA
9 10 (27.03%) VPN
9 10 (27.03%) Palo Alto
10 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (24.32%) VoIP
10 9 (24.32%) CCNP
10 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
10 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (18.92%) DHCP
12 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
12 7 (18.92%) ITIL
12 7 (18.92%) NetScaler
12 7 (18.92%) Office 365
13 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
13 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (16.22%) CCIE
13 6 (16.22%) CCDP

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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) LAN
2 21 (56.76%) Firewall
3 14 (37.84%) MPLS
4 11 (29.73%) DNS
5 10 (27.03%) VPN
6 9 (24.32%) VoIP
7 7 (18.92%) DHCP
7 7 (18.92%) NetScaler
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (16.22%) VLAN
9 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (10.81%) BGP
10 4 (10.81%) Network Security
10 4 (10.81%) OSPF
10 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.81%) Wireless
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (8.11%) DMVPN
11 3 (8.11%) SAN
11 3 (8.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.81%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) BBC
2 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
2 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.41%) iSeries
3 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) CCTV
4 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Unix
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.81%) Network Design
4 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (10.81%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (5.41%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (5.41%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNA
3 9 (24.32%) CCNP
4 6 (16.22%) CCDP
4 6 (16.22%) CCIE
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.70%) CCEA
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.70%) MCP
7 1 (2.70%) MCSA
7 1 (2.70%) MCSE
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) GDPR
2 2 (5.41%) PMBOK
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Squid
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) FortiGate
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco
2 14 (37.84%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Citrix
4 10 (27.03%) Palo Alto
5 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.81%) Juniper
7 4 (10.81%) Rackspace
7 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.81%) Virgin Media
8 3 (8.11%) Forcepoint
9 2 (5.41%) Apple
9 2 (5.41%) Aruba
9 2 (5.41%) BT
9 2 (5.41%) F5
9 2 (5.41%) FireEye
9 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.70%) Veeam