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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / East Midlands
Rank 77 84 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 81 87 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.83% 2.73% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.45% 15.62% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 52 102
Median salary £44,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £26,125 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
396 557 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.83% 17.46% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 299 421 475
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +12 29 £45,000 +11.80%
Nottinghamshire +6 27 £51,850 +22.00% 2
Leicestershire +5 14 £39,000 -14.75% 2
Derbyshire +8 7 £31,500 -24.09% 2
Lincolnshire -18 1 £32,500 +6.55% 2
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 187 (83.11%) LAN
2 157 (69.78%) Cisco
3 141 (62.67%) Firewall
4 118 (52.44%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (41.33%) ITIL
6 77 (34.22%) CCNA
7 76 (33.78%) Data Centre
8 70 (31.11%) Windows
9 56 (24.89%) CCNP
10 55 (24.44%) Active Directory
11 53 (23.56%) TCP/IP
11 53 (23.56%) CheckPoint
12 50 (22.22%) VoIP
12 50 (22.22%) Wireless
13 48 (21.33%) HP
14 46 (20.44%) SAN
15 44 (19.56%) DHCP
16 43 (19.11%) SolarWinds
17 42 (18.67%) DNS
17 42 (18.67%) VMware
18 41 (18.22%) VLAN
18 41 (18.22%) Degree
19 40 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
20 39 (17.33%) MPLS
21 38 (16.89%) Microsoft
21 38 (16.89%) Cisco Nexus
21 38 (16.89%) Windows Server
22 37 (16.44%) Service Delivery
23 35 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
24 34 (15.11%) Linux

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 19 (8.44%) IIS
2 15 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 9 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.67%) Apache
5 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.89%) CMS
6 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.00%) Office 365
2 11 (4.89%) Slack
3 9 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.56%) IaaS
5 5 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.78%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 187 (83.11%) LAN
2 141 (62.67%) Firewall
3 53 (23.56%) TCP/IP
4 50 (22.22%) VoIP
4 50 (22.22%) Wireless
5 46 (20.44%) SAN
6 44 (19.56%) DHCP
7 42 (18.67%) DNS
8 41 (18.22%) VLAN
9 39 (17.33%) MPLS
10 38 (16.89%) Cisco Nexus
11 35 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (14.22%) VPN
13 25 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (11.11%) OSPF
13 25 (11.11%) Wireshark
14 17 (7.56%) FTP
14 17 (7.56%) IPv4
14 17 (7.56%) NX-OS
15 15 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (12.44%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.78%) Retail
3 12 (5.33%) Back Office
3 12 (5.33%) Finance
4 10 (4.44%) Games
5 7 (3.11%) Publishing
6 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.33%) Automotive
8 2 (0.89%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (34.22%) Network Engineer
2 35 (15.56%) Analyst
3 28 (12.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (11.56%) Support Engineer
5 21 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (7.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
8 15 (6.67%) Network Support
8 15 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 14 (6.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (6.22%) Network Support Engineer
10 11 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.89%) IT Engineer
11 10 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 10 (4.44%) Network Analyst
12 9 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Team Leader
13 8 (3.56%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.44%) Unreal Engine
2 8 (3.56%) HTML
3 7 (3.11%) Web Services
4 4 (1.78%) .NET
5 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.89%) REST
5 2 (0.89%) SOAP
5 2 (0.89%) XML
5 2 (0.89%) XSLT
6 1 (0.44%) COM
6 1 (0.44%) HTML5
6 1 (0.44%) Middleware
6 1 (0.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (33.78%) Data Centre
2 29 (12.89%) Computer Science
3 19 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.11%) CMDB
5 7 (3.11%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (3.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.67%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.78%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.89%) iPad
9 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.89%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Clustering
10 1 (0.44%) iPhone
10 1 (0.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 70 (31.11%) Windows
2 38 (16.89%) Windows Server
3 34 (15.11%) Linux
4 9 (4.00%) Unix
5 8 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.33%) CentOS
8 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.89%) VyOS
9 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (41.33%) ITIL
2 40 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 37 (16.44%) Service Delivery
4 32 (14.22%) Network Management
5 26 (11.56%) Migration
6 25 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 24 (10.67%) ITIL V3
8 22 (9.78%) Software Engineering
9 20 (8.89%) Coaching
9 20 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 20 (8.89%) Supplier Management
10 19 (8.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (8.00%) Change Management
11 18 (8.00%) Problem Management
11 18 (8.00%) Project Management
12 17 (7.56%) PRINCE2
13 16 (7.11%) Business Continuity
13 16 (7.11%) E-Commerce
14 15 (6.67%) High Availability
14 15 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.44%) SQL
2 7 (3.11%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.67%) VBA
4 5 (2.22%) VB
5 4 (1.78%) C
6 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 118 (52.44%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (34.22%) CCNA
3 56 (24.89%) CCNP
4 41 (18.22%) Degree
5 22 (9.78%) CCIE
6 21 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (6.67%) MCSE
8 9 (4.00%) CISSP
9 8 (3.56%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (3.56%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (3.11%) PMI Certification
10 7 (3.11%) PMP
11 6 (2.67%) MCSA
12 5 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.33%) RHCSA
13 3 (1.33%) VCP5
13 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.89%) MCITP
15 1 (0.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.78%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.00%) SLA
3 6 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (12.00%) vSphere
3 15 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.89%) NFS
5 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (11.56%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (3.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (3.56%) SCCM
3 7 (3.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.22%) Puppet
5 4 (1.78%) SCOM
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.44%) Nagios
7 1 (0.44%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 157 (69.78%) Cisco
2 53 (23.56%) CheckPoint
3 48 (21.33%) HP
4 43 (19.11%) SolarWinds
5 42 (18.67%) VMware
6 38 (16.89%) Microsoft
7 27 (12.00%) Fortinet
8 19 (8.44%) Juniper
9 17 (7.56%) F5
10 12 (5.33%) SonicWALL
11 11 (4.89%) Brocade
12 10 (4.44%) CommVault
13 9 (4.00%) NetApp
13 9 (4.00%) Riverbed
14 8 (3.56%) Dell
14 8 (3.56%) Symantec
15 7 (3.11%) Motorola
15 7 (3.11%) Red Hat
16 6 (2.67%) IBM
17 5 (2.22%) Google
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