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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 65 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 120 143 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.78% 3.99% 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.94% 23.18% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 107 119 89
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
523 617 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.46% 17.20% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 437 532 428
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 49 £35,000 +4.47% 3
Nottinghamshire +16 31 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Leicestershire +6 18 £28,750 -17.85% 2
Derbyshire +17 13 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Lincolnshire -1 9 £18,000 -40.00%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 187 (81.66%) LAN
2 154 (67.25%) Windows
3 106 (46.29%) Cisco
4 91 (39.74%) Microsoft
5 70 (30.57%) SAN
6 67 (29.26%) Linux
7 62 (27.07%) MySQL
8 59 (25.76%) VMware
9 58 (25.33%) Apache
10 55 (24.02%) Tomcat
10 55 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (23.58%) Hyper-V
11 54 (23.58%) Open Source
12 53 (23.14%) Active Directory
13 52 (22.71%) TCP/IP
14 50 (21.83%) Firewall
15 43 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
16 40 (17.47%) Telecoms
16 40 (17.47%) MS Exchange
17 36 (15.72%) ITIL
18 35 (15.28%) Citrix
19 34 (14.85%) Google
19 34 (14.85%) Google Apps
20 33 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
20 33 (14.41%) Project Management
20 33 (14.41%) Oracle
21 32 (13.97%) MS Excel
21 32 (13.97%) VPN
22 30 (13.10%) OpenStack
22 30 (13.10%) Java

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 58 (25.33%) Apache
2 55 (24.02%) Tomcat
3 40 (17.47%) MS Exchange
4 30 (13.10%) OpenStack
5 10 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.37%) IIS
6 8 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.62%) Lync
8 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.44%) Quickr
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.35%) MS Office
3 5 (2.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Line 500
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.85%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) IaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (81.66%) LAN
2 70 (30.57%) SAN
3 52 (22.71%) TCP/IP
4 50 (21.83%) Firewall
5 32 (13.97%) VPN
6 26 (11.35%) DNS
7 23 (10.04%) VoIP
7 23 (10.04%) VLAN
8 19 (8.30%) Wireshark
9 18 (7.86%) DHCP
10 16 (6.99%) Internet
11 15 (6.55%) RTP
11 15 (6.55%) H.323
12 9 (3.93%) BGP
12 9 (3.93%) MPLS
12 9 (3.93%) Network Security
13 8 (3.49%) OSPF
13 8 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.62%) Wireless
14 6 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (27.07%) MySQL
2 25 (10.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.31%) QlikView
4 3 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (6.99%) Selenium
2 15 (6.55%) FogBugz
3 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 40 (17.47%) Telecoms
2 14 (6.11%) Finance
2 14 (6.11%) Law
3 8 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.75%) Electronics
4 4 (1.75%) Local Government
4 4 (1.75%) Retail
5 3 (1.31%) Legal
6 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.87%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (22.27%) Analyst
2 31 (13.54%) Designer
3 28 (12.23%) Infrastructure Designer
4 24 (10.48%) Support Engineer
5 22 (9.61%) Service Analyst
5 22 (9.61%) Service Desk Analyst
6 19 (8.30%) Network Engineer
7 17 (7.42%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.11%) Project Manager
8 14 (6.11%) Tester
8 14 (6.11%) Software Tester
8 14 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.68%) Technical Support
10 11 (4.80%) Consultant
10 11 (4.80%) Administrator
11 9 (3.93%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (3.93%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.93%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.06%) .NET
1 7 (3.06%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.31%) LAMP
3 1 (0.44%) Ajax
3 1 (0.44%) jQuery
3 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (0.44%) CSS
3 1 (0.44%) WAP
3 1 (0.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (23.58%) Open Source
2 16 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.18%) Clustering
5 4 (1.75%) CESG
5 4 (1.75%) Replication
5 4 (1.75%) FMCG
5 4 (1.75%) iPhone
6 3 (1.31%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.31%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.31%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.87%) Social Media
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.44%) Telematics
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 154 (67.25%) Windows
2 67 (29.26%) Linux
3 43 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (9.17%) Windows 7
5 21 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (6.55%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.49%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.06%) UNIX
10 5 (2.18%) Windows NT
10 5 (2.18%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.87%) Android
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.72%) ITIL
3 33 (14.41%) Project Management
4 21 (9.17%) Agile Project Management
5 17 (7.42%) Capacity Planning
5 17 (7.42%) RAD
5 17 (7.42%) Scrum
5 17 (7.42%) Software Testing
6 16 (6.99%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (6.99%) Automation Testing
7 13 (5.68%) Coaching
8 12 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.80%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (4.37%) Migration
11 9 (3.93%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (3.06%) ERP
14 6 (2.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (2.62%) Change Management
15 5 (2.18%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.10%) Java
2 21 (9.17%) PowerShell
3 19 (8.30%) SQL
4 7 (3.06%) C#
5 4 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.87%) Perl
6 2 (0.87%) R
7 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.44%) PHP
7 1 (0.44%) VB
7 1 (0.44%) Python
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 30 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (10.48%) Degree
4 22 (9.61%) CCNA
5 19 (8.30%) MCSE
5 19 (8.30%) MCITP
6 16 (6.99%) ISTQB
7 14 (6.11%) MCP
8 8 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (3.49%) MOS
9 7 (3.06%) HND
10 5 (2.18%) CCNP
11 4 (1.75%) HNC
11 4 (1.75%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.75%) MCTS
12 3 (1.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 3 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.31%) PMP
12 3 (1.31%) MCSA
13 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.42%) QA
2 14 (6.11%) SLA
3 9 (3.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) TickIT
System Software
1 54 (23.58%) Hyper-V
2 53 (23.14%) Active Directory
3 33 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (7.42%) XenServer
5 12 (5.24%) XenApp
6 5 (2.18%) vSphere
7 4 (1.75%) vCloud
7 4 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.87%) Firmware
10 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (1.31%) SCCM
3 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.87%) WSUS
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 106 (46.29%) Cisco
2 91 (39.74%) Microsoft
3 59 (25.76%) VMware
4 35 (15.28%) Citrix
5 34 (14.85%) Google
6 33 (14.41%) Oracle
7 26 (11.35%) HP
8 22 (9.61%) Avaya
9 21 (9.17%) IBM
10 20 (8.73%) Red Hat
11 10 (4.37%) Juniper
11 10 (4.37%) CheckPoint
12 8 (3.49%) F5
13 7 (3.06%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.06%) Sage
14 6 (2.62%) NetApp
15 5 (2.18%) Blue Coat
16 4 (1.75%) hybris
16 4 (1.75%) Fortinet
16 4 (1.75%) Dell
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