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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 92 65
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 176 108 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.80% 2.81% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.66% 18.15% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 129 92 109
Average salary £41,500 £37,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.93% +25.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
614 595 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.73% 15.49% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 493 481 530
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +12 80 £41,250 +14.58% 8
Nottinghamshire +49 64 £47,500 +50.79% 5
Derbyshire +27 19 £30,750 -12.14% 6
Leicestershire -1 11 £42,500 +11.11% 1
Lincolnshire -13 5 £32,500 -18.75%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 231 (78.04%) LAN
2 148 (50.00%) Windows
3 116 (39.19%) Cisco
4 109 (36.82%) Microsoft
5 76 (25.68%) SAN
6 71 (23.99%) Linux
7 70 (23.65%) Firewall
8 65 (21.96%) Hyper-V
9 61 (20.61%) MySQL
10 59 (19.93%) VMware
11 55 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (18.24%) Apache
12 54 (18.24%) Tomcat
13 51 (17.23%) Active Directory
14 49 (16.55%) TCP/IP
15 47 (15.88%) Project Management
16 46 (15.54%) Citrix
17 41 (13.85%) DNS
17 41 (13.85%) SQL
18 40 (13.51%) VPN
18 40 (13.51%) DHCP
18 40 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
19 39 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
20 38 (12.84%) MS Excel
21 37 (12.50%) MPLS
21 37 (12.50%) Telecoms
21 37 (12.50%) Open Source
22 36 (12.16%) HP
23 35 (11.82%) MS Exchange
23 35 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 54 (18.24%) Apache
1 54 (18.24%) Tomcat
2 35 (11.82%) MS Exchange
3 25 (8.45%) OpenStack
4 13 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.05%) Lync
6 9 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.01%) IIS
10 2 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.43%) MS Office
3 4 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Summit
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.78%) Google Apps
2 5 (1.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 231 (78.04%) LAN
2 76 (25.68%) SAN
3 70 (23.65%) Firewall
4 49 (16.55%) TCP/IP
5 41 (13.85%) DNS
6 40 (13.51%) VPN
6 40 (13.51%) DHCP
7 37 (12.50%) MPLS
8 30 (10.14%) VoIP
9 22 (7.43%) VLAN
10 21 (7.09%) BGP
11 20 (6.76%) Wireless
12 19 (6.42%) OSPF
12 19 (6.42%) Internet
13 18 (6.08%) Network Security
14 17 (5.74%) HSRP
15 14 (4.73%) Spanning Tree
16 13 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (3.38%) Unified Communications
17 10 (3.38%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (20.61%) MySQL
2 20 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.01%) QlikView
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Selenium
1 3 (1.01%) FogBugz
2 1 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 37 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 31 (10.47%) Finance
3 29 (9.80%) Law
4 18 (6.08%) Legal
5 7 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.03%) Games
7 4 (1.35%) Retail
7 4 (1.35%) Local Government
7 4 (1.35%) Electronics
8 2 (0.68%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (19.93%) Analyst
2 38 (12.84%) Project Manager
3 27 (9.12%) Support Engineer
4 26 (8.78%) Infrastructure Manager
5 25 (8.45%) Network Engineer
6 21 (7.09%) Support Analyst
6 21 (7.09%) Infrastructure Designer
6 21 (7.09%) Designer
7 18 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (5.07%) Service Analyst
8 15 (5.07%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (4.73%) Network Manager
9 14 (4.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 13 (4.39%) IT Manager
10 13 (4.39%) Consultant
11 12 (4.05%) Technical Support
11 12 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.38%) Senior Project Manager
12 10 (3.38%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (3.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.07%) ISPF
2 10 (3.38%) .NET
2 10 (3.38%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.36%) CSS
3 7 (2.36%) jQuery
3 7 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (2.36%) HTML
3 7 (2.36%) Ajax
4 1 (0.34%) WAP
4 1 (0.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.50%) Open Source
2 12 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.36%) Telematics
4 7 (2.36%) Kindle
4 7 (2.36%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (2.03%) Clustering
6 5 (1.69%) iPhone
7 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.35%) CESG
8 3 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.01%) FMCG
8 3 (1.01%) PlayStation
9 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 148 (50.00%) Windows
2 71 (23.99%) Linux
3 35 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 14 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.04%) Windows XP
9 7 (2.36%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.36%) UNIX
10 4 (1.35%) Solaris
11 2 (0.68%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.34%) AIX
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.88%) Project Management
3 34 (11.49%) ITIL
4 31 (10.47%) PRINCE2
5 29 (9.80%) Change Management
6 27 (9.12%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (6.76%) Agile Project Management
7 20 (6.76%) Risk Management
8 14 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (3.72%) Business Continuity
10 10 (3.38%) Logistics
10 10 (3.38%) Business Development
11 9 (3.04%) Migration
12 7 (2.36%) ERP
12 7 (2.36%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.36%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (2.36%) Unit Testing
12 7 (2.36%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (2.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.85%) SQL
2 27 (9.12%) PowerShell
3 25 (8.45%) Java
4 10 (3.38%) C#
5 9 (3.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.34%) Perl
6 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.34%) R
6 1 (0.34%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (10.47%) CCNA
3 22 (7.43%) CCNP
4 20 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (5.41%) MCSE
7 14 (4.73%) Degree
8 11 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.04%) MCP
10 8 (2.70%) MCITP
11 6 (2.03%) MCSA
12 5 (1.69%) MOS
13 4 (1.35%) PMP
13 4 (1.35%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.35%) HNC
13 4 (1.35%) HND
14 3 (1.01%) CCIE
14 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.01%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.77%) ISO 9001
2 13 (4.39%) SLA
3 11 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.36%) TickIT
5 3 (1.01%) QA
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (21.96%) Hyper-V
2 51 (17.23%) Active Directory
3 39 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (8.78%) XenServer
5 7 (2.36%) XenApp
6 4 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.01%) vSphere
7 3 (1.01%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.68%) Firmware
8 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (5.74%) SCCM
2 4 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.68%) WSUS
3 2 (0.68%) SCOM
3 2 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.34%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 116 (39.19%) Cisco
2 109 (36.82%) Microsoft
3 59 (19.93%) VMware
4 46 (15.54%) Citrix
5 36 (12.16%) HP
6 26 (8.78%) IBM
6 26 (8.78%) Oracle
7 24 (8.11%) Google
8 20 (6.76%) Red Hat
9 14 (4.73%) Computacenter
10 12 (4.05%) Avaya
11 11 (3.72%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.04%) F5
13 8 (2.70%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.36%) NetApp
15 6 (2.03%) Juniper
15 6 (2.03%) EMC
15 6 (2.03%) McAfee
16 5 (1.69%) Blue Coat
17 4 (1.35%) Fortinet
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