Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 58 62
Rank change year-on-year -79 +4 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 103 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.72% 4.20% 4.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 22.64% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 93 116
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,900 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,250 £62,625
South East median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22% +12.50%

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 276 455 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.23% 18.56% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 239 391 391
West Sussex median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,750 £67,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -32 4 £25,500 -46.32% 1
Gatwick -10 3 £72,500 +38.10%
Haywards Heath +1 2 £37,250 -0.67%
Worthing -27 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Crawley -31 1 £65,000 +17.12%
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 6 (40.00%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Network Design
7 4 (26.67%) Juniper
7 4 (26.67%) Forcepoint
7 4 (26.67%) SLA
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) MCSE
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (26.67%) Web Filtering
8 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) 4G
8 3 (20.00%) F5
8 3 (20.00%) Change Control

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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) SAN
4 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (20.00%) 3G
6 3 (20.00%) 4G
6 3 (20.00%) BGP
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (20.00%) IPsec
6 3 (20.00%) Junos
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
6 3 (20.00%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) IT Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (26.67%) Network Design
1 4 (26.67%) Web Filtering
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Information Management
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (13.33%) Adaptive Security
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (6.67%) MCDST
5 1 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Forcepoint
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.67%) BT
6 1 (6.67%) Draytek
6 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Mitel
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
6 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard