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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 177 101 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.00% 2.73% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.72% 16.89% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 137 88 77
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,300 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
558 598 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.75% 16.14% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 444 476 514
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +19 82 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Nottinghamshire +55 61 £47,500 +35.71% 6
Derbyshire +22 19 £30,000 -42.85% 2
Leicestershire +2 13 £42,500 +11.84% 3
Lincolnshire -15 5 £32,500 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 229 (76.08%) LAN
2 144 (47.84%) Windows
3 118 (39.20%) Cisco
4 110 (36.54%) Microsoft
5 80 (26.58%) SAN
6 75 (24.92%) Linux
7 72 (23.92%) Firewall
8 63 (20.93%) Hyper-V
9 60 (19.93%) MySQL
10 58 (19.27%) VMware
11 56 (18.60%) Apache
11 56 (18.60%) Tomcat
12 54 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (17.28%) Project Management
14 48 (15.95%) Active Directory
15 46 (15.28%) TCP/IP
16 45 (14.95%) Citrix
17 43 (14.29%) Change Management
18 41 (13.62%) SQL
19 40 (13.29%) DHCP
19 40 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 39 (12.96%) DNS
20 39 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
21 38 (12.62%) MS Excel
22 37 (12.29%) HP
22 37 (12.29%) MPLS
22 37 (12.29%) Open Source
23 36 (11.96%) VPN
24 33 (10.96%) MS Exchange
24 33 (10.96%) PRINCE2

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (18.60%) Apache
1 56 (18.60%) Tomcat
2 33 (10.96%) MS Exchange
3 30 (9.97%) OpenStack
4 13 (4.32%) Lync
4 13 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.66%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.31%) MS Office
3 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.97%) Google Apps
2 7 (2.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 229 (76.08%) LAN
2 80 (26.58%) SAN
3 72 (23.92%) Firewall
4 46 (15.28%) TCP/IP
5 40 (13.29%) DHCP
6 39 (12.96%) DNS
7 37 (12.29%) MPLS
8 36 (11.96%) VPN
9 31 (10.30%) VoIP
10 22 (7.31%) Wireless
11 20 (6.64%) VLAN
12 19 (6.31%) BGP
13 18 (5.98%) HSRP
14 17 (5.65%) Network Security
14 17 (5.65%) OSPF
15 16 (5.32%) Internet
16 14 (4.65%) Spanning Tree
17 12 (3.99%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (3.65%) IP Telephony
19 10 (3.32%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.93%) MySQL
2 16 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) FogBugz
1 1 (0.33%) Hudson
1 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 31 (10.30%) Law
2 30 (9.97%) Telecoms
3 28 (9.30%) Finance
4 19 (6.31%) Legal
5 7 (2.33%) Games
6 4 (1.33%) Local Government
7 3 (1.00%) Electronics
7 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.00%) Retail
8 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.66%) French Language
8 2 (0.66%) German Language
8 2 (0.66%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (19.27%) Analyst
2 50 (16.61%) Project Manager
3 27 (8.97%) Infrastructure Manager
4 26 (8.64%) Support Engineer
5 24 (7.97%) Infrastructure Designer
5 24 (7.97%) Designer
6 21 (6.98%) Network Engineer
7 19 (6.31%) Support Analyst
8 18 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (5.65%) Senior Project Manager
9 17 (5.65%) Senior Manager
10 14 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 13 (4.32%) Network Manager
11 13 (4.32%) IT Manager
12 12 (3.99%) Consultant
12 12 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.65%) Network Analyst
13 11 (3.65%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (3.65%) Service Analyst
14 10 (3.32%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.32%) ISPF
2 8 (2.66%) ASP.NET
2 8 (2.66%) .NET
3 7 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (2.33%) jQuery
3 7 (2.33%) CSS
3 7 (2.33%) HTML
3 7 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (0.33%) OAuth
4 1 (0.33%) OpenID
4 1 (0.33%) WSDL
4 1 (0.33%) WAP
4 1 (0.33%) SOAP
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) XML
4 1 (0.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.29%) Open Source
2 13 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.66%) Kindle
5 7 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
5 7 (2.33%) Telematics
6 6 (1.99%) Clustering
7 5 (1.66%) iPhone
8 4 (1.33%) CESG
9 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.00%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.00%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.00%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 144 (47.84%) Windows
2 75 (24.92%) Linux
3 32 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.33%) UNIX
8 7 (2.33%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.99%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.33%) Solaris
11 2 (0.66%) Android
12 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (17.28%) Project Management
3 43 (14.29%) Change Management
4 33 (10.96%) PRINCE2
5 31 (10.30%) ITIL
6 27 (8.97%) Capacity Planning
7 24 (7.97%) Risk Management
8 20 (6.64%) Agile Project Management
9 14 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (3.65%) Business Continuity
11 10 (3.32%) Business Development
11 10 (3.32%) Migration
11 10 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (3.32%) Network Management
12 8 (2.66%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (2.33%) Unit Testing
13 7 (2.33%) Configuration Management
13 7 (2.33%) Service Delivery
13 7 (2.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.62%) SQL
2 31 (10.30%) Java
3 26 (8.64%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.99%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.66%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (10.30%) CCNA
3 23 (7.64%) CCNP
4 19 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (4.98%) MCSE
6 11 (3.65%) Degree
7 8 (2.66%) MCP
8 7 (2.33%) MCSA
8 7 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.33%) MCITP
9 6 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.33%) MOS
11 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.00%) CCIE
11 3 (1.00%) HNC
11 3 (1.00%) HND
11 3 (1.00%) MCTS
12 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.97%) ISO 9001
2 16 (5.32%) SLA
3 13 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.33%) TickIT
5 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 63 (20.93%) Hyper-V
2 48 (15.95%) Active Directory
3 40 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (8.64%) XenServer
5 6 (1.99%) XenApp
6 4 (1.33%) vSphere
6 4 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (6.64%) SCCM
2 4 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.00%) WSUS
4 2 (0.66%) SCOM
4 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.33%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 118 (39.20%) Cisco
2 110 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 58 (19.27%) VMware
4 45 (14.95%) Citrix
5 37 (12.29%) HP
6 31 (10.30%) Oracle
7 27 (8.97%) Google
7 27 (8.97%) IBM
8 22 (7.31%) Red Hat
9 16 (5.32%) Computacenter
10 10 (3.32%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.99%) Avaya
12 7 (2.33%) F5
12 7 (2.33%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.33%) Juniper
12 7 (2.33%) NetApp
13 6 (1.99%) McAfee
13 6 (1.99%) EMC
14 5 (1.66%) Mitel
15 4 (1.33%) Blue Coat
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