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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 117 165 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.33% 4.56% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.50% 23.04% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 100 136 97
Average salary £34,500 £33,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.98% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
520 716 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.81% 19.79% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 449 600 407
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 December 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 December 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 -15 45 £45,000 +34.32% 3
Nottinghamshire -1 32 £40,000 +28.00% 3
Leicestershire +14 18 £27,500 -17.91% 1
Derbyshire +1 13 £32,500 -29.72% 3
Lincolnshire -7 9 £25,000 -16.66% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 177 (80.82%) LAN
2 145 (66.21%) Windows
3 106 (48.40%) Cisco
4 80 (36.53%) Microsoft
5 67 (30.59%) Linux
6 61 (27.85%) VMware
6 61 (27.85%) SAN
7 57 (26.03%) MySQL
8 53 (24.20%) Apache
9 52 (23.74%) Active Directory
9 52 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (23.29%) Open Source
10 51 (23.29%) TCP/IP
10 51 (23.29%) Firewall
11 49 (22.37%) Hyper-V
12 48 (21.92%) Tomcat
13 43 (19.63%) ITIL
14 40 (18.26%) Telecoms
15 39 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
16 36 (16.44%) MS Exchange
16 36 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
17 35 (15.98%) Java
17 35 (15.98%) Google
17 35 (15.98%) Google Apps
18 34 (15.53%) Oracle
18 34 (15.53%) Windows Server 2003
19 32 (14.61%) VoIP
19 32 (14.61%) MS Excel
20 31 (14.16%) OpenStack
20 31 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 53 (24.20%) Apache
2 48 (21.92%) Tomcat
3 36 (16.44%) MS Exchange
4 31 (14.16%) OpenStack
5 13 (5.94%) IIS
6 11 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.11%) SharePoint
8 9 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (3.65%) Lync
10 4 (1.83%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.46%) Quickr
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.50%) MS Office
3 3 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Line 500
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.98%) Google Apps
2 5 (2.28%) SaaS
2 5 (2.28%) IaaS
3 4 (1.83%) Office 365
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (80.82%) LAN
2 61 (27.85%) SAN
3 51 (23.29%) TCP/IP
3 51 (23.29%) Firewall
4 32 (14.61%) VoIP
5 29 (13.24%) VPN
6 27 (12.33%) VLAN
7 22 (10.05%) DHCP
8 20 (9.13%) Wireshark
9 19 (8.68%) RTP
9 19 (8.68%) H.323
9 19 (8.68%) DNS
10 18 (8.22%) Internet
11 11 (5.02%) MPLS
12 9 (4.11%) BGP
13 8 (3.65%) Wireless
14 7 (3.20%) OSPF
14 7 (3.20%) Network Security
15 5 (2.28%) HSRP
15 5 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.03%) MySQL
2 24 (10.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.37%) QlikView
5 3 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (7.31%) Selenium
2 15 (6.85%) FogBugz
3 5 (2.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (18.26%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.48%) Law
3 10 (4.57%) Finance
4 7 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.74%) Retail
6 3 (1.37%) Legal
7 2 (0.91%) Electronics
7 2 (0.91%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.91%) Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) French Language
8 1 (0.46%) German Language
8 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (21.46%) Analyst
2 30 (13.70%) Designer
3 27 (12.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 20 (9.13%) Network Engineer
5 17 (7.76%) Service Analyst
5 17 (7.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (7.31%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.85%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (6.39%) Project Manager
8 14 (6.39%) Tester
8 14 (6.39%) Software Tester
9 11 (5.02%) Technical Support
10 9 (4.11%) Administrator
10 9 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (4.11%) IT Support
11 8 (3.65%) Technical Support Analyst
11 8 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.65%) .NET
1 8 (3.65%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.83%) Middleware
2 4 (1.83%) LAMP
3 1 (0.46%) XML
3 1 (0.46%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.29%) Open Source
2 17 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.83%) DataPower
4 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.83%) FMCG
4 4 (1.83%) Replication
5 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.91%) Xbox
6 2 (0.91%) iPhone
6 2 (0.91%) Social Media
6 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.91%) EPoS
7 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.46%) PMI
7 1 (0.46%) Clustering
7 1 (0.46%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 145 (66.21%) Windows
2 67 (30.59%) Linux
3 39 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (15.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (9.13%) Windows 7
7 18 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.94%) UNIX
9 12 (5.48%) Windows XP
10 10 (4.57%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.83%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.83%) Windows NT
11 4 (1.83%) AIX
12 2 (0.91%) Android
13 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.63%) ITIL
3 29 (13.24%) Project Management
4 21 (9.59%) Agile Project Management
5 17 (7.76%) RAD
5 17 (7.76%) Scrum
5 17 (7.76%) Software Testing
6 16 (7.31%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (7.31%) Automation Testing
7 14 (6.39%) Migration
8 12 (5.48%) Coaching
9 11 (5.02%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (5.02%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (3.65%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.20%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.20%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.20%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (2.28%) ERP
12 5 (2.28%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.98%) Java
2 21 (9.59%) SQL
3 15 (6.85%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.65%) C#
5 3 (1.37%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.37%) Perl
5 3 (1.37%) VB
6 2 (0.91%) R
6 2 (0.91%) PHP
6 2 (0.91%) VBScript
7 1 (0.46%) C
7 1 (0.46%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (13.24%) Degree
3 26 (11.87%) CCNA
4 23 (10.50%) MCSE
4 23 (10.50%) MCITP
5 16 (7.31%) ISTQB
6 12 (5.48%) MCP
7 7 (3.20%) CCNP
7 7 (3.20%) MOS
8 6 (2.74%) HND
8 6 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.83%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (1.37%) MCTS
10 3 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.37%) PMP
10 3 (1.37%) MCSA
11 2 (0.91%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.76%) QA
2 15 (6.85%) SLA
3 7 (3.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (23.74%) Active Directory
2 49 (22.37%) Hyper-V
3 31 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.02%) XenApp
4 11 (5.02%) XenServer
5 5 (2.28%) vSphere
6 4 (1.83%) vCloud
6 4 (1.83%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.91%) Firmware
9 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) SCCM
2 2 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.91%) WSUS
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 106 (48.40%) Cisco
2 80 (36.53%) Microsoft
3 61 (27.85%) VMware
4 35 (15.98%) Google
5 34 (15.53%) Oracle
6 27 (12.33%) Citrix
7 24 (10.96%) Avaya
8 21 (9.59%) Red Hat
9 20 (9.13%) HP
10 16 (7.31%) IBM
11 11 (5.02%) Juniper
11 11 (5.02%) hybris
12 9 (4.11%) CheckPoint
13 7 (3.20%) NetApp
13 7 (3.20%) Sage
14 5 (2.28%) F5
14 5 (2.28%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.83%) Dell
15 4 (1.83%) SAP
16 3 (1.37%) Cognos
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