Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 130 58
Rank change year-on-year +32 -72 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 51 22 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.16% 1.08% 4.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.55% 7.83% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 50 25 102
West Sussex median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,525 £29,600 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,250 £73,250 £62,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +2.27%

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 275 281 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.67% 13.82% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 240 250 393
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -18.48% +8.24%
10th Percentile £22,700 £22,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,800 £60,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +31 25 £57,000 +3.64% 2
Worthing +7 5 £35,000 +7.69% 5
East Grinstead - 3 £27,500 - 1
Horsham 0 1 £21,000 -27.59%
Gatwick -6 1 £42,500 -41.38% 2
Lancing - 1 £24,000 - 2
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 42 (82.35%) LAN
2 31 (60.78%) Cisco
3 29 (56.86%) Firewall
4 26 (50.98%) Data Centre
5 25 (49.02%) VPN
6 24 (47.06%) VMware
7 21 (41.18%) MPLS
7 21 (41.18%) Windows
8 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
8 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (37.25%) VLAN
9 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
10 18 (35.29%) Citrix
11 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (31.37%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (29.41%) CCNA
12 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
14 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
14 13 (25.49%) VoIP
14 13 (25.49%) NetScaler
15 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
15 12 (23.53%) Wireless
16 11 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (19.61%) Network Design
17 10 (19.61%) CCNP
18 9 (17.65%) CCDP
18 9 (17.65%) CCIE
18 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange

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 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.76%) Office 365
3 5 (9.80%) SaaS
4 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (82.35%) LAN
2 29 (56.86%) Firewall
3 25 (49.02%) VPN
4 21 (41.18%) MPLS
5 19 (37.25%) VLAN
6 13 (25.49%) NetScaler
6 13 (25.49%) VoIP
7 12 (23.53%) Wireless
8 11 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (15.69%) DNS
10 7 (13.73%) DHCP
11 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
12 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (7.84%) WLAN
14 3 (5.88%) BGP
14 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (5.88%) DMVPN
14 3 (5.88%) Internet
14 3 (5.88%) OSPF
14 3 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
General
1 9 (17.65%) Banking
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Back Office
4 4 (7.84%) Finance
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) IT Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) NOC Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) IT Support
5 6 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Network Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Network Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.98%) Data Centre
2 16 (31.37%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (17.65%) BBC
4 7 (13.73%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (7.84%) iSeries
5 4 (7.84%) Mainframe
6 3 (5.88%) Replication
7 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.96%) CCTV
8 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
3 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.84%) Unix
6 2 (3.92%) Linux
6 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 10 (19.61%) Network Design
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (11.76%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.84%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.84%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (7.84%) Service Management
6 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (7.84%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (3.92%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (3.92%) Presales
8 2 (3.92%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) C
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.92%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
5 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (29.41%) CCNA
3 10 (19.61%) CCNP
4 9 (17.65%) CCDP
4 9 (17.65%) CCIE
5 7 (13.73%) MCSE
5 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (11.76%) Degree
7 5 (9.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.92%) CCEA
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.92%) MCP
8 2 (3.92%) MCSA
8 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) GDPR
1 4 (7.84%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.84%) XenApp
3 4 (7.84%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.96%) RHEV
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Cisco
2 24 (47.06%) VMware
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 18 (35.29%) Citrix
5 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
6 9 (17.65%) Rackspace
6 9 (17.65%) Virgin Media
7 4 (7.84%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.88%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.92%) Apple
9 2 (3.92%) Avaya
9 2 (3.92%) FireEye
9 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.96%) Arista
10 1 (1.96%) Aruba
10 1 (1.96%) HP
10 1 (1.96%) Juniper
10 1 (1.96%) SAP