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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 79 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 -20  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.96% 2.72% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.38% 17.20% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 47
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 157 186 232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 14.65% 15.83% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 135 172 204
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £33,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +2 5 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Worthing - 5 £40,000 -
Gatwick -19 3 £62,500 +4.16%
Horsham +15 2 £37,250 -6.87%
Burgess Hill - 2 £41,500 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £42,000 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 66 (97.06%) LAN
2 41 (60.29%) Cisco
3 35 (51.47%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (39.71%) Windows
5 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
6 21 (30.88%) VMware
7 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
9 18 (26.47%) MS Office
9 18 (26.47%) Firewall
9 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (25.00%) Network Design
10 17 (25.00%) Wireless
11 16 (23.53%) Finance
11 16 (23.53%) Data Centre
11 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
12 15 (22.06%) Windows 7
12 15 (22.06%) MPLS
13 14 (20.59%) CCNP
14 13 (19.12%) Juniper
14 13 (19.12%) OSPF
14 13 (19.12%) BGP
14 13 (19.12%) ITIL
15 12 (17.65%) VPN
15 12 (17.65%) CCIE
15 12 (17.65%) Degree
15 12 (17.65%) Unified Communications
16 11 (16.18%) Driving Licence
16 11 (16.18%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (16.18%) Telecoms

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 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Office
2 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (97.06%) LAN
2 18 (26.47%) Firewall
3 17 (25.00%) Wireless
4 15 (22.06%) MPLS
5 13 (19.12%) BGP
5 13 (19.12%) OSPF
6 12 (17.65%) Unified Communications
6 12 (17.65%) VPN
7 11 (16.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (16.18%) DNS
8 10 (14.71%) DHCP
8 10 (14.71%) SAN
9 9 (13.24%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (11.76%) 3G
10 8 (11.76%) DDNS
10 8 (11.76%) DSL
10 8 (11.76%) Ethernet
10 8 (11.76%) IPsec
10 8 (11.76%) ISDN
10 8 (11.76%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) GIS
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 18 (26.47%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (23.53%) IT Support
3 16 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 15 (22.06%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Juniper Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (8.82%) Cisco Support
8 6 (8.82%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) IT Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.35%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.18%) Driving Licence
3 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.76%) PKI
5 5 (7.35%) IVR
5 5 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (4.41%) iSeries
6 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.47%) BBC
8 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 15 (22.06%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.88%) Unix
8 2 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Network Design
2 13 (19.12%) ITIL
3 10 (14.71%) Change Control
3 10 (14.71%) Load Balancing
3 10 (14.71%) Software Delivery
3 10 (14.71%) WAN Optimisation
4 8 (11.76%) Adaptive Security
4 8 (11.76%) Information Management
4 8 (11.76%) Operations Management
4 8 (11.76%) Project Management
5 5 (7.35%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (4.41%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.41%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (4.41%) Service Management
6 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (2.94%) IT Strategy
7 2 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.47%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) C
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.94%) VBScript
3 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (51.47%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.59%) CCNP
3 12 (17.65%) CCIE
3 12 (17.65%) Degree
4 11 (16.18%) CCNA
5 5 (7.35%) CCDP
5 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.88%) CCDA
6 4 (5.88%) MCSE
7 1 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.47%) CISA
7 1 (1.47%) CISM
7 1 (1.47%) CISSP
7 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.47%) MCDST
7 1 (1.47%) MCSA
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) XenApp
3 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (7.35%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (7.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.47%) WMI
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (60.29%) Cisco
2 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
3 21 (30.88%) VMware
4 13 (19.12%) Juniper
5 10 (14.71%) CA
6 9 (13.24%) F5
6 9 (13.24%) Palo Alto
6 9 (13.24%) SolarWinds
7 8 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (7.35%) Verint
9 3 (4.41%) Citrix
10 2 (2.94%) Dell
10 2 (2.94%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.47%) Apple
11 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.47%) Virgin Media
11 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard