Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 128 62
Rank change year-on-year +21 -66 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 39 26 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.81% 1.25% 4.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.98% 9.09% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 103
West Sussex median annual salary £57,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.50% -20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £29,050 £28,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,700 £53,125 £60,250
South East median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -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 244 286 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.34% 13.73% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 217 258 400
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £39,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.28% -17.37% +11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £57,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,625
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.58% +2.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +32 20 £57,000 +50.00%
Worthing +10 6 £50,000 +53.85% 1
East Grinstead - 5 £27,500 -
Gatwick +11 3 £59,000 -10.94%
Horsham -3 1 £21,000 -35.38%
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 33 (84.62%) LAN
2 25 (64.10%) Cisco
3 22 (56.41%) Firewall
4 17 (43.59%) VMware
4 17 (43.59%) Windows
4 17 (43.59%) MPLS
4 17 (43.59%) Data Centre
5 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (38.46%) VPN
6 14 (35.90%) Citrix
6 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
7 13 (33.33%) CCNA
8 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
9 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
9 10 (25.64%) CCNP
9 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
9 10 (25.64%) VoIP
9 10 (25.64%) VLAN
9 10 (25.64%) NetScaler
9 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
10 9 (23.08%) DNS
11 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (17.95%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (17.95%) Rackspace
12 7 (17.95%) Palo Alto
12 7 (17.95%) Virgin Media
12 7 (17.95%) CCDP

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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (84.62%) LAN
2 22 (56.41%) Firewall
3 17 (43.59%) MPLS
4 15 (38.46%) VPN
5 10 (25.64%) NetScaler
5 10 (25.64%) VLAN
5 10 (25.64%) VoIP
6 9 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (23.08%) DNS
7 7 (17.95%) DHCP
8 6 (15.38%) Wireless
9 4 (10.26%) BGP
9 4 (10.26%) OSPF
10 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (7.69%) DMVPN
10 3 (7.69%) SMS
10 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (7.69%) WLAN
11 2 (5.13%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 7 (17.95%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Back Office
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Network Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Network Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) BBC
2 7 (17.95%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (10.26%) iSeries
3 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) CCTV
5 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Unix
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 7 (17.95%) Network Design
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.26%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.26%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
4 4 (10.26%) Regulatory Compliance
4 4 (10.26%) Service Management
4 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (10.26%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CCNA
3 10 (25.64%) CCNP
4 7 (17.95%) CCDP
4 7 (17.95%) CCIE
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) JNCIP
5 2 (5.13%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.56%) CCEA
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) GDPR
2 4 (10.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) XenApp
2 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) VMware
3 14 (35.90%) Citrix
4 12 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) Palo Alto
6 7 (17.95%) Rackspace
6 7 (17.95%) Virgin Media
7 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.69%) Forcepoint
9 2 (5.13%) Apple
9 2 (5.13%) BT
9 2 (5.13%) F5
9 2 (5.13%) FireEye
9 2 (5.13%) Juniper
9 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.56%) Ivanti
10 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.56%) Symantec