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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 79 62 85
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 102 129 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.80% 3.99% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.58% 23.41% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 95 110 86
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £25,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
549 551 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.08% 17.05% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 453 486 516
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 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 -8 42 £45,000 +2.85% 6
Nottinghamshire -23 30 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Leicestershire +11 13 £26,000 +4.00% 2
Derbyshire -15 9 £26,000 -26.76% 1
Lincolnshire -4 8 £32,500 +11.11%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 165 (80.49%) LAN
2 130 (63.41%) Windows
3 126 (61.46%) Cisco
4 71 (34.63%) Linux
5 65 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 65 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (29.76%) Active Directory
7 59 (28.78%) SAN
8 55 (26.83%) Apache
9 51 (24.88%) MySQL
10 47 (22.93%) Tomcat
10 47 (22.93%) VMware
11 46 (22.44%) Firewall
11 46 (22.44%) VoIP
12 45 (21.95%) Hyper-V
13 43 (20.98%) Open Source
14 41 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 41 (20.00%) ITIL
14 41 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
15 35 (17.07%) Project Management
15 35 (17.07%) Oracle
16 34 (16.59%) Java
17 33 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
18 31 (15.12%) MS Exchange
18 31 (15.12%) MS Excel
19 30 (14.63%) VPN
19 30 (14.63%) CCNA
19 30 (14.63%) Agile Project Management
20 28 (13.66%) OpenStack
20 28 (13.66%) Google Apps

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (26.83%) Apache
2 47 (22.93%) Tomcat
3 31 (15.12%) MS Exchange
4 28 (13.66%) OpenStack
5 18 (8.78%) IIS
6 11 (5.37%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (3.41%) Lync
10 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (2.44%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.95%) Quickr
12 4 (1.95%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Line 500
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.66%) Google Apps
2 27 (13.17%) IaaS
3 22 (10.73%) SaaS
4 6 (2.93%) Office 365
5 5 (2.44%) PaaS
6 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 165 (80.49%) LAN
2 59 (28.78%) SAN
3 46 (22.44%) VoIP
3 46 (22.44%) Firewall
4 41 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 30 (14.63%) VPN
6 25 (12.20%) DHCP
7 22 (10.73%) MPLS
7 22 (10.73%) Wireless
8 20 (9.76%) Internet
9 18 (8.78%) VLAN
10 17 (8.29%) Wireshark
10 17 (8.29%) H.323
10 17 (8.29%) RTP
11 13 (6.34%) Network Security
12 12 (5.85%) DNS
13 8 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (3.41%) IP Telephony
14 7 (3.41%) BGP
14 7 (3.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (24.88%) MySQL
2 21 (10.24%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (6.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 10 (4.88%) Selenium
3 9 (4.39%) FogBugz
4 8 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (13.66%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.39%) Finance
3 7 (3.41%) Billing
4 6 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.44%) Retail
6 4 (1.95%) Law
7 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (15.12%) Analyst
2 28 (13.66%) Designer
3 26 (12.68%) Infrastructure Designer
4 19 (9.27%) Network Engineer
5 17 (8.29%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (8.29%) Administrator
6 15 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.85%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.88%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.39%) Support Manager
9 9 (4.39%) Architect
10 8 (3.90%) Tester
10 8 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.90%) Software Tester
11 7 (3.41%) IT Project Manager
11 7 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (2.93%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.41%) .NET
2 6 (2.93%) XML
2 6 (2.93%) LAMP
3 5 (2.44%) Middleware
3 5 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.49%) CSS
4 1 (0.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.98%) Open Source
2 15 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.93%) Clustering
5 5 (2.44%) iPhone
5 5 (2.44%) DataPower
6 4 (1.95%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.98%) EPoS
8 2 (0.98%) Xbox
8 2 (0.98%) Social Media
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) PMI
9 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 130 (63.41%) Windows
2 71 (34.63%) Linux
3 33 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (12.68%) UNIX
4 26 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (8.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (8.29%) Windows 7
7 15 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.85%) Windows XP
9 9 (4.39%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.93%) AIX
10 6 (2.93%) HPUX
11 3 (1.46%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.46%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.00%) ITIL
3 35 (17.07%) Project Management
4 30 (14.63%) Agile Project Management
5 26 (12.68%) Migration
6 17 (8.29%) Incident Management
7 12 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.37%) RAD
8 11 (5.37%) Software Testing
8 11 (5.37%) Scrum
9 10 (4.88%) Service Delivery
9 10 (4.88%) Automation Testing
9 10 (4.88%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (4.39%) Change Management
11 7 (3.41%) Information Security
11 7 (3.41%) Supplier Management
11 7 (3.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (3.41%) Mentoring
12 6 (2.93%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.59%) Java
2 15 (7.32%) SQL
3 9 (4.39%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.44%) Perl
4 5 (2.44%) PHP
4 5 (2.44%) C#
5 4 (1.95%) VB
6 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.98%) VBScript
7 1 (0.49%) C
7 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (14.63%) CCNA
3 25 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (10.73%) Degree
5 21 (10.24%) MCSE
6 20 (9.76%) MCITP
7 16 (7.80%) CCNP
8 10 (4.88%) ISTQB
9 7 (3.41%) CCIE
10 5 (2.44%) MCP
10 5 (2.44%) HND
10 5 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.46%) MCSA
11 3 (1.46%) CCDP
12 2 (0.98%) MCTS
13 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.49%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.49%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.27%) SLA
2 11 (5.37%) QA
3 4 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (29.76%) Active Directory
2 45 (21.95%) Hyper-V
3 21 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (6.34%) XenApp
5 10 (4.88%) XenServer
6 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.98%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.49%) vSphere
8 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) SCCM
2 2 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.98%) WSUS
3 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.49%) DameWare
3 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.49%) SCOM
3 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 126 (61.46%) Cisco
2 65 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 47 (22.93%) VMware
4 35 (17.07%) Oracle
5 28 (13.66%) Google
6 24 (11.71%) HP
6 24 (11.71%) Citrix
7 22 (10.73%) Red Hat
8 20 (9.76%) hybris
9 19 (9.27%) Avaya
10 15 (7.32%) CheckPoint
10 15 (7.32%) IBM
11 8 (3.90%) Juniper
12 5 (2.44%) Apple
12 5 (2.44%) SAP
13 4 (1.95%) Sage
13 4 (1.95%) Aruba
13 4 (1.95%) Meru Networks
13 4 (1.95%) ProCurve
13 4 (1.95%) Lotus
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