The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 83 63 82
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 103 128 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.81% 3.90% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.04% 22.70% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 96 113 92
Average salary £38,250 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.69% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,625 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
WAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
541 564 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.75% 17.20% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 451 499 495
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WAN
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the East Midlands region.

WAN Salary Trend in the East Midlands

WAN
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

WAN
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -2 42 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Nottinghamshire -17 31 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Leicestershire +11 14 £27,500 +1.85% 2
Derbyshire -22 9 £24,500 -38.75%
Lincolnshire -9 7 £35,000 +19.65%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 168 (80.00%) LAN
2 133 (63.33%) Windows
3 125 (59.52%) Cisco
4 69 (32.86%) Microsoft
4 69 (32.86%) Linux
5 64 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (29.05%) Active Directory
7 60 (28.57%) SAN
8 54 (25.71%) Apache
9 51 (24.29%) VMware
10 50 (23.81%) MySQL
11 47 (22.38%) Tomcat
12 46 (21.90%) TCP/IP
12 46 (21.90%) Hyper-V
13 45 (21.43%) Open Source
14 44 (20.95%) VoIP
14 44 (20.95%) Firewall
15 42 (20.00%) ITIL
15 42 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
16 36 (17.14%) Oracle
16 36 (17.14%) Java
17 33 (15.71%) MS Exchange
17 33 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (15.71%) Project Management
18 31 (14.76%) MS Excel
19 30 (14.29%) Google
19 30 (14.29%) Google Apps
19 30 (14.29%) OpenStack
20 29 (13.81%) Agile Project Management
20 29 (13.81%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (25.71%) Apache
2 47 (22.38%) Tomcat
3 33 (15.71%) MS Exchange
4 30 (14.29%) OpenStack
5 16 (7.62%) IIS
6 11 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (3.33%) Lync
10 5 (2.38%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.43%) Quickr
11 3 (1.43%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (14.76%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.43%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Line 500
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.29%) Google Apps
2 23 (10.95%) IaaS
3 19 (9.05%) SaaS
4 6 (2.86%) Office 365
5 4 (1.90%) PaaS
6 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 168 (80.00%) LAN
2 60 (28.57%) SAN
3 46 (21.90%) TCP/IP
4 44 (20.95%) VoIP
4 44 (20.95%) Firewall
5 28 (13.33%) VPN
6 26 (12.38%) DHCP
6 26 (12.38%) MPLS
7 22 (10.48%) Wireless
8 20 (9.52%) Internet
9 19 (9.05%) VLAN
10 18 (8.57%) Wireshark
10 18 (8.57%) RTP
10 18 (8.57%) H.323
11 14 (6.67%) DNS
12 11 (5.24%) BGP
13 10 (4.76%) OSPF
13 10 (4.76%) Network Security
14 7 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (3.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (23.81%) MySQL
2 19 (9.05%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (5.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 12 (5.71%) Selenium
2 11 (5.24%) FogBugz
3 7 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (13.81%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.29%) Finance
3 7 (3.33%) Billing
4 6 (2.86%) Law
5 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.38%) Retail
6 3 (1.43%) Legal
7 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (15.71%) Analyst
2 29 (13.81%) Designer
3 26 (12.38%) Infrastructure Designer
4 20 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 16 (7.62%) Project Manager
6 15 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (7.14%) Administrator
7 12 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.76%) Software Tester
8 10 (4.76%) Team Leader
8 10 (4.76%) Tester
9 9 (4.29%) Architect
9 9 (4.29%) Support Manager
10 8 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (3.81%) Technical Support
10 8 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.33%) .NET
2 5 (2.38%) LAMP
2 5 (2.38%) Middleware
2 5 (2.38%) XML
2 5 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.48%) CSS
3 1 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.43%) Open Source
2 15 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.38%) DataPower
3 5 (2.38%) Clustering
4 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.90%) iPhone
5 3 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.95%) EPoS
6 2 (0.95%) Replication
6 2 (0.95%) Social Media
6 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.95%) Xbox
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.48%) PMI
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 133 (63.33%) Windows
2 69 (32.86%) Linux
3 33 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (11.90%) UNIX
6 19 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 17 (8.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (6.19%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.81%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.86%) AIX
12 5 (2.38%) HPUX
13 4 (1.90%) Windows NT
13 4 (1.90%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.00%) ITIL
3 33 (15.71%) Project Management
4 29 (13.81%) Agile Project Management
5 25 (11.90%) Migration
6 14 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 13 (6.19%) RAD
7 13 (6.19%) Software Testing
7 13 (6.19%) Scrum
8 12 (5.71%) Automation Testing
8 12 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (4.76%) Change Management
9 10 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.29%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.29%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.33%) Supplier Management
11 7 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (2.86%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.86%) Information Security
12 6 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.14%) Java
2 15 (7.14%) SQL
3 9 (4.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.38%) C#
5 4 (1.90%) Perl
5 4 (1.90%) PHP
5 4 (1.90%) VB
6 2 (0.95%) VBScript
6 2 (0.95%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (13.81%) CCNA
3 28 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (10.95%) MCSE
4 23 (10.95%) Degree
5 22 (10.48%) MCITP
6 12 (5.71%) ISTQB
6 12 (5.71%) CCNP
7 7 (3.33%) MCP
8 6 (2.86%) HND
8 6 (2.86%) CCIE
9 5 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.90%) MCSA
11 3 (1.43%) MCTS
11 3 (1.43%) CCDP
12 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.48%) CCSA
12 1 (0.48%) CCSE
12 1 (0.48%) MOS
12 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.57%) SLA
2 13 (6.19%) QA
3 3 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (29.05%) Active Directory
2 46 (21.90%) Hyper-V
3 24 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (7.14%) XenApp
5 10 (4.76%) XenServer
6 3 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.95%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.95%) vSphere
7 2 (0.95%) vCloud
8 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) SCCM
2 2 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.95%) WSUS
3 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
3 1 (0.48%) DameWare
Vendors
1 125 (59.52%) Cisco
2 69 (32.86%) Microsoft
3 51 (24.29%) VMware
4 36 (17.14%) Oracle
5 30 (14.29%) Google
6 24 (11.43%) Citrix
6 24 (11.43%) HP
7 23 (10.95%) Red Hat
8 20 (9.52%) Avaya
9 19 (9.05%) hybris
10 15 (7.14%) IBM
11 13 (6.19%) CheckPoint
12 10 (4.76%) Juniper
13 5 (2.38%) NetApp
13 5 (2.38%) SAP
14 4 (1.90%) Apple
14 4 (1.90%) Sage
14 4 (1.90%) ProCurve
14 4 (1.90%) Aruba
14 4 (1.90%) Meru Networks
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