Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 133 65
Rank change year-on-year +46 -68 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 69 15 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.72% 0.73% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.17% 5.42% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 62 15 88
West Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £37,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.89% -26.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,775 £73,750 £62,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.33% -4.44%

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 360 277 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.20% 13.49% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 317 242 368
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.84%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Worthing +15 21 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Crawley +29 20 £54,500 -16.15% 4
Gatwick -10 7 £59,000 -18.62% 1
East Grinstead -2 1 £31,500 +14.55%
Horsham -3 1 £35,000 +59.09% 1
Lancing - 1 £24,000 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 56 (81.16%) Firewall
2 52 (75.36%) Cisco
3 44 (63.77%) LAN
4 41 (59.42%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (57.97%) Wireless
6 37 (53.62%) CCNP
7 34 (49.28%) VoIP
8 32 (46.38%) VPN
9 31 (44.93%) MPLS
10 30 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (40.58%) Data Centre
12 27 (39.13%) Network Monitoring
13 26 (37.68%) SolarWinds
14 23 (33.33%) VLAN
14 23 (33.33%) Citrix
15 22 (31.88%) CheckPoint
16 20 (28.99%) VMware
16 20 (28.99%) Load Balancing
17 19 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (27.54%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (27.54%) TCP/IP
17 19 (27.54%) DNS
18 18 (26.09%) DHCP
18 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
18 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
19 17 (24.64%) WAN Optimisation
19 17 (24.64%) High Availability
19 17 (24.64%) Network Security

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 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.14%) SaaS
3 6 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (81.16%) Firewall
2 44 (63.77%) LAN
3 40 (57.97%) Wireless
4 34 (49.28%) VoIP
5 32 (46.38%) VPN
6 31 (44.93%) MPLS
7 30 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (33.33%) VLAN
9 19 (27.54%) DNS
9 19 (27.54%) TCP/IP
9 19 (27.54%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (26.09%) DHCP
11 17 (24.64%) Network Security
12 16 (23.19%) Cisco PIX
12 16 (23.19%) DWDM
13 13 (18.84%) BGP
13 13 (18.84%) IPsec
13 13 (18.84%) OSPF
14 12 (17.39%) SAN
General
1 6 (8.70%) Banking
2 5 (7.25%) Advertising
3 3 (4.35%) Back Office
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Finance
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Network Manager
4 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) IT Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) NOC Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Network Operations Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Operations Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Voice Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Voice Network Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) IT Support
6 5 (7.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.45%) LDAP
1 1 (1.45%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.58%) Data Centre
2 15 (21.74%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (8.70%) BBC
5 3 (4.35%) Replication
6 2 (2.90%) iSeries
6 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) CMDB
7 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
1 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Unix
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Network Monitoring
2 20 (28.99%) Load Balancing
3 19 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (24.64%) High Availability
5 17 (24.64%) WAN Optimisation
6 15 (21.74%) ITIL
6 15 (21.74%) Remediation Plan
6 15 (21.74%) Runbook
6 15 (21.74%) Server Management
7 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (11.59%) Technical Leadership
10 7 (10.14%) Change Control
10 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
10 7 (10.14%) Network Design
10 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
10 7 (10.14%) Project Management
11 5 (7.25%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) C
2 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.90%) Python
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.45%) Perl
3 1 (1.45%) Ruby
3 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (59.42%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (53.62%) CCNP
3 16 (23.19%) MCSE
3 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (21.74%) CCNA
5 8 (11.59%) CCIE
6 7 (10.14%) Degree
6 7 (10.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (8.70%) CCDP
8 1 (1.45%) CCEA
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.45%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.45%) MCP
8 1 (1.45%) MCSA
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) GDPR
2 2 (2.90%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) XenApp
4 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.45%) RHEV
5 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (75.36%) Cisco
2 26 (37.68%) SolarWinds
3 23 (33.33%) Citrix
4 22 (31.88%) CheckPoint
5 20 (28.99%) VMware
6 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 11 (15.94%) NetApp
8 6 (8.70%) Juniper
8 6 (8.70%) Rackspace
8 6 (8.70%) Virgin Media
9 4 (5.80%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.90%) Aruba
10 2 (2.90%) HP
11 1 (1.45%) Avaya
11 1 (1.45%) Dell
11 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.45%) F5
11 1 (1.45%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.45%) Symantec