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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 65 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 120 148 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.62% 4.03% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.44% 31.90% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 98 125 92
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,150 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
512 464 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.46% 12.63% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 436 378 483
Median salary £36,250 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.65% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leicestershire +30 33 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Lincolnshire +8 30 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Northamptonshire -10 25 £37,000 -26.00% 5
Nottinghamshire -39 16 £29,500 -37.89% 4
Derbyshire +4 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 175 (89.29%) LAN
2 133 (67.86%) Windows
3 97 (49.49%) Firewall
4 93 (47.45%) Cisco
5 80 (40.82%) ITIL
6 78 (39.80%) Windows Server
7 74 (37.76%) Microsoft
8 69 (35.20%) Active Directory
9 54 (27.55%) SAN
10 48 (24.49%) Linux
11 41 (20.92%) VPN
11 41 (20.92%) Data Centre
12 40 (20.41%) Hyper-V
12 40 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
13 38 (19.39%) Wireless
13 38 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (16.84%) Disaster Recovery
16 31 (15.82%) CCNA
16 31 (15.82%) SQL Server
17 30 (15.31%) VoIP
18 28 (14.29%) MS Exchange
19 27 (13.78%) Red Hat
19 27 (13.78%) VMware
19 27 (13.78%) Windows 7
20 26 (13.27%) Office 365
20 26 (13.27%) Business Continuity
20 26 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
20 26 (13.27%) TCP/IP
21 25 (12.76%) Oracle

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 28 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (9.18%) Apache
3 18 (9.18%) OpenStack
3 18 (9.18%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.63%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.06%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.02%) Quickr
9 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (6.63%) MS Office
2 10 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.27%) Office 365
2 18 (9.18%) Google Apps
3 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.10%) IaaS
5 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 175 (89.29%) LAN
2 97 (49.49%) Firewall
3 54 (27.55%) SAN
4 41 (20.92%) VPN
5 38 (19.39%) Wireless
6 30 (15.31%) VoIP
7 26 (13.27%) TCP/IP
8 20 (10.20%) MPLS
9 19 (9.69%) DNS
10 18 (9.18%) DHCP
11 13 (6.63%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (6.12%) Network Security
13 11 (5.61%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (5.10%) Internet
14 10 (5.10%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (4.59%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
16 8 (4.08%) SSL
16 8 (4.08%) VLAN
17 7 (3.57%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.22%) MySQL
3 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.53%) PeopleTools
General
1 22 (11.22%) Telecoms
2 19 (9.69%) Retail
3 8 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.06%) Back Office
5 5 (2.55%) Finance
6 4 (2.04%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (21.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (17.35%) Support Engineer
3 32 (16.33%) Analyst
3 32 (16.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 23 (11.73%) Network Engineer
5 22 (11.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 20 (10.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 20 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (9.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 19 (9.69%) Support Analyst
8 18 (9.18%) Designer
8 18 (9.18%) Infrastructure Designer
8 18 (9.18%) Server Engineer
9 15 (7.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 14 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (6.12%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 12 (6.12%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (5.61%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.04%) XMPP
2 1 (0.51%) .NET
2 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.92%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.63%) Driving Licence
3 11 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.59%) FMCG
5 9 (4.59%) HP Storage
6 8 (4.08%) Fat Client
6 8 (4.08%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.55%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.04%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.53%) Clustering
9 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.02%) IVR
11 1 (0.51%) AS400
11 1 (0.51%) CMDB
11 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.51%) iPad
11 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 133 (67.86%) Windows
2 78 (39.80%) Windows Server
3 48 (24.49%) Linux
4 38 (19.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (13.78%) Windows 7
7 22 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (6.63%) Windows 10
9 12 (6.12%) Unix
10 6 (3.06%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.55%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.04%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.53%) VMS
13 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.51%) Android
14 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (40.82%) ITIL
2 33 (16.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (13.27%) Business Continuity
4 23 (11.73%) Supplier Management
5 22 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (11.22%) Open Source
5 22 (11.22%) Server Virtualisation
6 20 (10.20%) Coaching
7 18 (9.18%) Translating Business Requirements
8 17 (8.67%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (8.16%) High Availability
10 14 (7.14%) Service Delivery
11 12 (6.12%) Network Management
12 11 (5.61%) Change Control
12 11 (5.61%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.61%) Incident Management
12 11 (5.61%) Server Building
13 9 (4.59%) Migration
13 9 (4.59%) Service Management
14 8 (4.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.18%) Java
2 12 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.08%) Perl
3 8 (4.08%) PHP
3 8 (4.08%) Python
4 5 (2.55%) SQL
5 4 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.53%) C#
6 3 (1.53%) VBA
7 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (15.82%) CCNA
3 26 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (8.67%) CCNP
4 17 (8.67%) Degree
5 11 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (5.61%) MCSA
5 11 (5.61%) MCSE
6 9 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.06%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.55%) MCITP
8 5 (2.55%) MCP
8 5 (2.55%) RHCSA
8 5 (2.55%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.55%) VCP5
9 4 (2.04%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.04%) PMP
9 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.53%) CCDP
11 1 (0.51%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (35.20%) Active Directory
2 40 (20.41%) Hyper-V
3 23 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (6.12%) XenApp
5 10 (5.10%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (4.08%) vSphere
7 4 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.53%) XenServer
9 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.51%) iptables
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (12.76%) SCCM
2 17 (8.67%) SCOM
3 7 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (3.06%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.04%) Ansible
5 4 (2.04%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.04%) Puppet
6 3 (1.53%) MOM
6 3 (1.53%) SCSM
6 3 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.02%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (47.45%) Cisco
2 74 (37.76%) Microsoft
3 27 (13.78%) Red Hat
3 27 (13.78%) VMware
4 25 (12.76%) Oracle
5 24 (12.24%) Citrix
5 24 (12.24%) Google
6 23 (11.73%) HP
7 17 (8.67%) Juniper
8 13 (6.63%) CheckPoint
8 13 (6.63%) SolarWinds
9 9 (4.59%) Riverbed
10 7 (3.57%) arcserve
10 7 (3.57%) CA
10 7 (3.57%) Symantec
11 6 (3.06%) IBM
12 5 (2.55%) Dell
12 5 (2.55%) F5
13 4 (2.04%) Ipanema Technologies
13 4 (2.04%) NetApp
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