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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 91 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 122 93 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.20% 2.52% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.52% 16.49% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 103 84 94
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
478 564 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.54% 15.29% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 385 454 452
Average salary £39,083 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.22% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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
Nottinghamshire +25 69 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Northamptonshire 0 25 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Leicestershire +12 19 £32,000 +30.61% 3
Derbyshire -16 8 £33,250 +20.90% 1
Lincolnshire +2 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 218 (73.90%) LAN
2 133 (45.08%) Windows
3 108 (36.61%) Cisco
4 103 (34.92%) Data Centre
5 75 (25.42%) Microsoft
5 75 (25.42%) Firewall
6 68 (23.05%) SAN
6 68 (23.05%) Change Management
7 58 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (19.32%) Linux
9 55 (18.64%) Active Directory
9 55 (18.64%) VMware
10 48 (16.27%) Finance
11 47 (15.93%) CCNA
12 46 (15.59%) TCP/IP
13 45 (15.25%) MySQL
14 44 (14.92%) Project Management
15 42 (14.24%) SQL
16 40 (13.56%) DHCP
16 40 (13.56%) Risk Management
17 39 (13.22%) CCNP
17 39 (13.22%) MS Excel
17 39 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
18 37 (12.54%) PRINCE2
18 37 (12.54%) ITIL
19 36 (12.20%) Apache
19 36 (12.20%) Tomcat
20 35 (11.86%) Java
20 35 (11.86%) Open Source
20 35 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (12.20%) Apache
1 36 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 31 (10.51%) MS Exchange
3 26 (8.81%) OpenStack
4 20 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.03%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.02%) Lync
8 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.49%) Google Apps
2 12 (4.07%) Office 365
3 7 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 218 (73.90%) LAN
2 75 (25.42%) Firewall
3 68 (23.05%) SAN
4 46 (15.59%) TCP/IP
5 40 (13.56%) DHCP
6 31 (10.51%) VoIP
7 30 (10.17%) VPN
8 29 (9.83%) MPLS
9 28 (9.49%) DNS
10 24 (8.14%) OSPF
11 23 (7.80%) Wireless
12 22 (7.46%) BGP
13 15 (5.08%) VLAN
13 15 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (4.75%) Network Security
15 13 (4.41%) Internet
16 12 (4.07%) IP Telephony
17 11 (3.73%) HSRP
18 10 (3.39%) LDAP
19 9 (3.05%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.25%) MySQL
2 18 (6.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.36%) OLTP
4 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
General
1 48 (16.27%) Finance
2 27 (9.15%) Legal
3 25 (8.47%) Law
4 18 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.37%) Games
5 7 (2.37%) Retail
6 3 (1.02%) French Language
6 3 (1.02%) German Language
6 3 (1.02%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.02%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (24.41%) Project Manager
2 42 (14.24%) Analyst
3 28 (9.49%) Network Engineer
4 27 (9.15%) Senior Manager
4 27 (9.15%) Senior Project Manager
5 26 (8.81%) Infrastructure Manager
6 20 (6.78%) Support Analyst
6 20 (6.78%) Designer
7 19 (6.44%) Infrastructure Designer
8 17 (5.76%) Support Engineer
8 17 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (4.41%) IT Manager
9 13 (4.41%) IT Support
10 12 (4.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 12 (4.07%) Architect
10 12 (4.07%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (3.05%) Network Specialist
12 8 (2.71%) Design Engineer
12 8 (2.71%) Network Manager
12 8 (2.71%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.05%) ISPF
2 7 (2.37%) Web Services
3 6 (2.03%) HTML
3 6 (2.03%) .NET
3 6 (2.03%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.69%) CSS
4 5 (1.69%) jQuery
5 3 (1.02%) OAuth
5 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.02%) OpenID
5 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (1.02%) WSDL
5 3 (1.02%) SAML
5 3 (1.02%) Ajax
5 3 (1.02%) SOAP
5 3 (1.02%) XML
6 2 (0.68%) WAP
6 2 (0.68%) Middleware
6 2 (0.68%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.34%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 103 (34.92%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.73%) Kindle
4 8 (2.71%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.03%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (2.03%) Telematics
6 4 (1.36%) BYOD
7 3 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.02%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.02%) PKI
7 3 (1.02%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.02%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.02%) iPhone
8 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.68%) Clustering
8 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.34%) e-Health
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 133 (45.08%) Windows
2 57 (19.32%) Linux
3 39 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (6.10%) Windows 7
7 12 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.73%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.05%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.71%) UNIX
11 4 (1.36%) Solaris
12 2 (0.68%) CentOS
13 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.34%) AIX
13 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.05%) Change Management
2 44 (14.92%) Project Management
3 40 (13.56%) Risk Management
4 37 (12.54%) ITIL
4 37 (12.54%) PRINCE2
5 35 (11.86%) Open Source
6 31 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (6.10%) Network Management
8 17 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (4.41%) Mentoring
10 13 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (4.07%) Network Design
11 12 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (3.73%) Incident Management
13 10 (3.39%) Problem Management
13 10 (3.39%) Patch Management
14 9 (3.05%) SDLC
14 9 (3.05%) Security Architecture
14 9 (3.05%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.24%) SQL
2 35 (11.86%) Java
3 12 (4.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.37%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.03%) C#
6 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (15.93%) CCNA
3 39 (13.22%) CCNP
4 31 (10.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (5.42%) MCSE
7 12 (4.07%) Degree
8 10 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.71%) MCITP
10 7 (2.37%) CISSP
10 7 (2.37%) CISM
10 7 (2.37%) MCSA
10 7 (2.37%) MCP
11 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.36%) MCTS
13 3 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.02%) CCDP
14 2 (0.68%) CCA
14 2 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.46%) SLA
2 20 (6.78%) ISO 9001
3 13 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.71%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.03%) TickIT
System Software
1 55 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 35 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.71%) XenServer
5 6 (2.03%) vSphere
5 6 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (5.08%) SCCM
2 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.02%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.68%) WSUS
3 2 (0.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 108 (36.61%) Cisco
2 75 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 55 (18.64%) VMware
4 32 (10.85%) Oracle
5 27 (9.15%) HP
6 22 (7.46%) Google
7 21 (7.12%) Computacenter
7 21 (7.12%) Red Hat
8 17 (5.76%) Citrix
9 12 (4.07%) Juniper
10 11 (3.73%) NetApp
11 8 (2.71%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.71%) Remedy
11 8 (2.71%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.71%) F5
11 8 (2.71%) IBM
12 7 (2.37%) EMC
12 7 (2.37%) McAfee
13 5 (1.69%) Mitel
14 4 (1.36%) IronPort
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