Period
to 22 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 106 123
Rank change year-on-year +42 +17 -55
Permanent jobs citing WAN 89 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.78% 1.95% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.25% 16.33% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 80 38 35
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £55,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.80% +39.38% -17.95%
10th Percentile £33,000 £28,700 £28,500
90th Percentile £62,625 £65,250 £54,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -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 315 251 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.37% 11.93% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 273 217 282
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £26,600 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,250 £56,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 +20 39 £47,500 -16.67% 7
Gatwick -3 19 £47,500 -19.49% 1
Worthing +23 13 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Grinstead -12 2 £31,500 -25.88%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 2 £27,500 - 2
Burgess Hill - 1 £65,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 73 (82.02%) Firewall
2 70 (78.65%) LAN
3 64 (71.91%) Cisco
4 54 (60.67%) CCNP
4 54 (60.67%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (50.56%) VPN
6 42 (47.19%) CheckPoint
7 40 (44.94%) Load Balancing
8 38 (42.70%) Cisco ASA
8 38 (42.70%) Wireless
9 37 (41.57%) Data Centre
10 36 (40.45%) VLAN
10 36 (40.45%) VoIP
11 35 (39.33%) CCNA
12 32 (35.96%) Cisco Nexus
13 30 (33.71%) MPLS
14 26 (29.21%) OSPF
14 26 (29.21%) BGP
15 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
16 24 (26.97%) Windows
17 23 (25.84%) SolarWinds
18 21 (23.60%) Network Monitoring
19 20 (22.47%) ITIL
19 20 (22.47%) IPsec
20 19 (21.35%) VRRP
20 19 (21.35%) Citrix
20 19 (21.35%) FCoE
20 19 (21.35%) HSRP
20 19 (21.35%) NAS
20 19 (21.35%) iSCSI

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 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
1 13 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (12.36%) Office 365
4 6 (6.74%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (82.02%) Firewall
2 70 (78.65%) LAN
3 45 (50.56%) VPN
4 38 (42.70%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (42.70%) Wireless
5 36 (40.45%) VLAN
5 36 (40.45%) VoIP
6 32 (35.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (33.71%) MPLS
8 26 (29.21%) BGP
8 26 (29.21%) OSPF
9 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
10 20 (22.47%) IPsec
11 19 (21.35%) FCoE
11 19 (21.35%) HSRP
11 19 (21.35%) iSCSI
11 19 (21.35%) NAS
11 19 (21.35%) VRRP
12 18 (20.22%) Network Security
12 18 (20.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (14.61%) Banking
2 7 (7.87%) Retail
3 6 (6.74%) Advertising
4 4 (4.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.12%) Avionics
5 1 (1.12%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.12%) Finance
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (62.92%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (16.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) NOC Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) IT Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Head of Infrastructure
7 6 (6.74%) IT Support
8 5 (5.62%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Systems Support
8 5 (5.62%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 3 (3.37%) Service Desk Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) Web Services
2 2 (2.25%) LDAP
3 1 (1.12%) .NET
3 1 (1.12%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.12%) CSS
3 1 (1.12%) HTML
3 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (41.57%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.73%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (14.61%) BBC
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) CMDB
5 2 (2.25%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.25%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Windows
2 15 (16.85%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.62%) Linux
5 3 (3.37%) Unix
6 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) Debian
7 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) Load Balancing
2 21 (23.60%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (22.47%) ITIL
4 15 (16.85%) Change Control
5 14 (15.73%) Network Design
6 13 (14.61%) Architectural Design
6 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (14.61%) Network Optimisation
7 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
7 12 (13.48%) Security Patching
7 12 (13.48%) Threat Detection
8 11 (12.36%) Server Management
9 10 (11.24%) Incident Management
10 9 (10.11%) ITSM
11 8 (8.99%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (7.87%) Business Continuity
12 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.87%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (7.87%) Service Delivery
12 7 (7.87%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.49%) SQL
3 1 (1.12%) C#
3 1 (1.12%) C++
3 1 (1.12%) Fortran
3 1 (1.12%) Java
3 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.12%) VB
3 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (60.67%) CCNP
1 54 (60.67%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (39.33%) CCNA
3 13 (14.61%) CCDP
3 13 (14.61%) CCIE
4 12 (13.48%) Degree
5 4 (4.49%) CCENT
5 4 (4.49%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.25%) MCSE
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.12%) HNC
8 1 (1.12%) HND
8 1 (1.12%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) GDPR
2 9 (10.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.25%) GAMP
3 2 (2.25%) HIPAA
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (2.25%) NIST
3 2 (2.25%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 2 (2.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.74%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.12%) Docker
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 64 (71.91%) Cisco
2 42 (47.19%) CheckPoint
3 23 (25.84%) SolarWinds
4 19 (21.35%) Citrix
5 17 (19.10%) NetApp
5 17 (19.10%) VMware
6 15 (16.85%) Juniper
7 13 (14.61%) Rackspace
7 13 (14.61%) Virgin Media
8 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.37%) F5
9 3 (3.37%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.25%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.12%) Aruba
11 1 (1.12%) Dell
11 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.12%) HP
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle
11 1 (1.12%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.12%) SAP