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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / East Midlands
Rank 66 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 102 102 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.57% 3.21% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.45% 18.65% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 63 68 108
Median salary £43,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
435 547 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.23% 17.20% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 327 413 436
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Northamptonshire -1 37 £44,000 -7.36% 3
Leicestershire +4 30 £42,500 +11.11% 2
Nottinghamshire -7 25 £38,750 -8.82% 4
Derbyshire +4 5 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Lincolnshire -17 1 £35,000 -30.00% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WAN.

1 196 (84.12%) LAN
2 160 (68.67%) Cisco
3 145 (62.23%) Firewall
4 108 (46.35%) Cisco Certification
5 103 (44.21%) ITIL
6 84 (36.05%) Windows
7 80 (34.33%) Data Centre
8 72 (30.90%) CCNA
9 58 (24.89%) Wireless
10 55 (23.61%) Active Directory
11 54 (23.18%) CheckPoint
12 53 (22.75%) VoIP
13 52 (22.32%) TCP/IP
14 51 (21.89%) HP
15 48 (20.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 47 (20.17%) CCNP
17 45 (19.31%) SAN
18 44 (18.88%) MPLS
19 43 (18.45%) Service Delivery
20 42 (18.03%) SolarWinds
20 42 (18.03%) Windows Server
21 40 (17.17%) DNS
21 40 (17.17%) DHCP
22 39 (16.74%) Telecoms
23 38 (16.31%) VMware
23 38 (16.31%) Degree
24 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
24 36 (15.45%) Linux
24 36 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
24 36 (15.45%) Cisco Nexus

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 15 (6.44%) Skype for Business
2 14 (6.01%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.29%) IIS
3 10 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.29%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.86%) CMS
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.43%) Quickr
Applications
1 25 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.30%) Office 365
2 11 (4.72%) IaaS
2 11 (4.72%) Slack
3 7 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.72%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 196 (84.12%) LAN
2 145 (62.23%) Firewall
3 58 (24.89%) Wireless
4 53 (22.75%) VoIP
5 52 (22.32%) TCP/IP
6 45 (19.31%) SAN
7 44 (18.88%) MPLS
8 40 (17.17%) DHCP
8 40 (17.17%) DNS
9 36 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (15.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (11.59%) VLAN
10 27 (11.59%) VPN
11 26 (11.16%) Cisco IOS
11 26 (11.16%) Wireshark
12 25 (10.73%) OSPF
13 19 (8.15%) Internet
14 18 (7.73%) NX-OS
15 15 (6.44%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (6.01%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.29%) Informix
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.86%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (16.74%) Telecoms
2 30 (12.88%) Retail
3 13 (5.58%) Finance
4 12 (5.15%) Back Office
5 10 (4.29%) Games
6 7 (3.00%) Publishing
7 5 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.29%) Electronics
8 3 (1.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (33.05%) Network Engineer
2 36 (15.45%) Analyst
3 35 (15.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (13.73%) Support Engineer
5 20 (8.58%) Cisco Engineer
5 20 (8.58%) Infrastructure Support
5 20 (8.58%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (8.58%) Support Analyst
6 19 (8.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 18 (7.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 18 (7.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 17 (7.30%) Network Support
9 15 (6.44%) IT Support
9 15 (6.44%) Network Support Engineer
10 14 (6.01%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 13 (5.58%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (5.58%) IT Engineer
12 11 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (4.29%) Network Analyst
14 9 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.29%) Unreal Engine
2 7 (3.00%) HTML
2 7 (3.00%) Web Services
3 4 (1.72%) .NET
4 3 (1.29%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.86%) REST
5 2 (0.86%) SOAP
5 2 (0.86%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.86%) XML
5 2 (0.86%) XSLT
6 1 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 80 (34.33%) Data Centre
2 29 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (12.45%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.29%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.00%) CMDB
4 7 (3.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (3.00%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.00%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.15%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.15%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.29%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.86%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.86%) iPad
8 2 (0.86%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (36.05%) Windows
2 42 (18.03%) Windows Server
3 36 (15.45%) Linux
4 17 (7.30%) Unix
5 9 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.15%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.86%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (44.21%) ITIL
2 48 (20.60%) Continuous Improvement
3 43 (18.45%) Service Delivery
4 31 (13.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (12.45%) Network Management
6 27 (11.59%) Migration
6 27 (11.59%) Project Management
6 27 (11.59%) Supplier Management
7 26 (11.16%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 25 (10.73%) Business Continuity
9 24 (10.30%) Change Management
10 23 (9.87%) ITIL V3
11 22 (9.44%) Software Engineering
12 21 (9.01%) Coaching
13 19 (8.15%) High Availability
13 19 (8.15%) PRINCE2
14 17 (7.30%) E-Commerce
15 16 (6.87%) Mentoring
16 15 (6.44%) Root Cause Analysis
17 14 (6.01%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.01%) SQL
2 7 (3.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.15%) VB
3 5 (2.15%) VBA
4 4 (1.72%) C
5 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.86%) ABAP
6 2 (0.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 108 (46.35%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (30.90%) CCNA
3 47 (20.17%) CCNP
4 38 (16.31%) Degree
5 23 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (7.73%) CCIE
7 15 (6.44%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (6.01%) MCSE
9 7 (3.00%) MCSA
9 7 (3.00%) PMI Certification
9 7 (3.00%) PMP
10 5 (2.15%) CISSP
10 5 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.72%) APMP
11 4 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.72%) RHCSA
11 4 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (1.72%) VCP5
11 4 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.29%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.43%) SLA
3 5 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (23.61%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.73%) vSphere
4 12 (5.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (11.59%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (3.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.58%) SCCM
3 6 (2.58%) SCOM
4 5 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.15%) Puppet
5 4 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.29%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.43%) Nagios
7 1 (0.43%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 160 (68.67%) Cisco
2 54 (23.18%) CheckPoint
3 51 (21.89%) HP
4 42 (18.03%) SolarWinds
5 38 (16.31%) VMware
6 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
7 27 (11.59%) Fortinet
8 20 (8.58%) Juniper
9 17 (7.30%) F5
10 12 (5.15%) SonicWALL
11 11 (4.72%) Brocade
12 10 (4.29%) CommVault
12 10 (4.29%) Riverbed
13 9 (3.86%) Dell
13 9 (3.86%) Symantec
14 8 (3.43%) Red Hat
15 7 (3.00%) IBM
15 7 (3.00%) Motorola
15 7 (3.00%) NetApp
16 5 (2.15%) Huawei
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