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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 97 51 97
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +46
Permanent jobs citing WAN 88 176 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.75% 4.80% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.50% 28.43% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 69 129 92
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +9.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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
503 619 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.73% 16.87% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 411 498 481
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 -24 27 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Lincolnshire +20 26 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Northamptonshire -41 14 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Leicestershire +9 13 £33,500 -21.17%
Derbyshire -12 8 £40,000 +30.08% 2
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 172 (92.97%) LAN
2 109 (58.92%) Windows
3 95 (51.35%) Cisco
4 78 (42.16%) Microsoft
5 66 (35.68%) Firewall
5 66 (35.68%) Windows Server
6 55 (29.73%) Linux
7 54 (29.19%) ITIL
7 54 (29.19%) Active Directory
8 53 (28.65%) SAN
9 47 (25.41%) Data Centre
10 41 (22.16%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (21.08%) VPN
12 37 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 34 (18.38%) TCP/IP
13 34 (18.38%) Oracle
14 33 (17.84%) VoIP
15 32 (17.30%) Wireless
16 30 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (15.68%) Citrix
17 29 (15.68%) Red Hat
17 29 (15.68%) Server Virtualisation
18 28 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (15.14%) Open Source
18 28 (15.14%) CCNA
18 28 (15.14%) MS Exchange
18 28 (15.14%) MySQL
18 28 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (14.05%) Telecoms
19 26 (14.05%) CCNP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (15.14%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.81%) Apache
2 20 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.19%) OpenStack
4 13 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.95%) Skype for Business
6 8 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.16%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.16%) Quickr
7 4 (2.16%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.19%) Google Apps
2 16 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.11%) Office 365
4 10 (5.41%) IaaS
5 8 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 172 (92.97%) LAN
2 66 (35.68%) Firewall
3 53 (28.65%) SAN
4 39 (21.08%) VPN
5 34 (18.38%) TCP/IP
6 33 (17.84%) VoIP
7 32 (17.30%) Wireless
8 21 (11.35%) MPLS
9 18 (9.73%) DHCP
10 17 (9.19%) DNS
10 17 (9.19%) Internet
11 14 (7.57%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (7.03%) Network Security
13 10 (5.41%) VLAN
13 10 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (4.86%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (4.86%) OSPF
15 8 (4.32%) BGP
15 8 (4.32%) Broadband
15 8 (4.32%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.14%) MySQL
2 24 (12.97%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.32%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.62%) PeopleTools
General
1 26 (14.05%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.41%) Finance
3 8 (4.32%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.24%) Retail
5 5 (2.70%) Back Office
6 4 (2.16%) French Language
7 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.54%) German Language
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (20.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (16.76%) Support Engineer
3 21 (11.35%) Analyst
3 21 (11.35%) Infrastructure Support
4 18 (9.73%) Network Engineer
5 17 (9.19%) Designer
5 17 (9.19%) Infrastructure Designer
6 15 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (6.49%) IT Support
8 11 (5.95%) IT Engineer
8 11 (5.95%) Server Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Consultant
9 10 (5.41%) Service Manager
10 9 (4.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 9 (4.86%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.86%) Technical Manager
11 8 (4.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.70%) XMPP
2 1 (0.54%) .NET
2 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.41%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.57%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.95%) Driving Licence
4 10 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.41%) FMCG
5 8 (4.32%) Fat Client
5 8 (4.32%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.70%) HP Storage
7 3 (1.62%) Clustering
8 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.08%) CMDB
8 2 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.08%) EPoS
8 2 (1.08%) IVR
8 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) iPad
9 1 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 109 (58.92%) Windows
2 66 (35.68%) Windows Server
3 55 (29.73%) Linux
4 28 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (12.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (11.35%) Windows 7
8 19 (10.27%) Unix
9 10 (5.41%) Windows 10
10 8 (4.32%) Ubuntu
11 6 (3.24%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (2.16%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.54%) Android
15 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.19%) ITIL
2 29 (15.68%) Server Virtualisation
3 28 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (15.14%) Open Source
4 20 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 19 (10.27%) Translating Business Requirements
6 18 (9.73%) Project Management
7 17 (9.19%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (9.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (7.57%) Network Management
9 13 (7.03%) Business Continuity
9 13 (7.03%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.03%) Service Management
10 12 (6.49%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.95%) Capacity Management
11 11 (5.95%) Presales
12 10 (5.41%) Network Design
13 9 (4.86%) Change Control
13 9 (4.86%) High Availability
13 9 (4.86%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.73%) Java
2 13 (7.03%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.41%) SQL
4 9 (4.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.32%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.32%) Perl
5 8 (4.32%) PHP
5 8 (4.32%) Python
6 3 (1.62%) C#
6 3 (1.62%) VBA
7 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (22.16%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (15.14%) CCNA
4 26 (14.05%) CCNP
5 21 (11.35%) Degree
6 17 (9.19%) MCSA
7 12 (6.49%) MCSE
8 11 (5.95%) MCP
9 9 (4.86%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (3.24%) SC Cleared
11 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.70%) RHCSA
12 5 (2.70%) VCP5
13 3 (1.62%) CCDP
13 3 (1.62%) MCITP
14 2 (1.08%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.54%) CCA
15 1 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.89%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (29.19%) Active Directory
2 37 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 20 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (8.65%) XenApp
5 9 (4.86%) vSphere
6 3 (1.62%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.08%) XenServer
8 1 (0.54%) iptables
Systems Management
1 18 (9.73%) SCCM
2 13 (7.03%) SCOM
3 8 (4.32%) Ansible
3 8 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.32%) Puppet
4 3 (1.62%) MOM
4 3 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.62%) SCSM
4 3 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 95 (51.35%) Cisco
2 78 (42.16%) Microsoft
3 34 (18.38%) Oracle
4 29 (15.68%) Citrix
4 29 (15.68%) Red Hat
5 25 (13.51%) Google
5 25 (13.51%) VMware
6 22 (11.89%) Juniper
7 21 (11.35%) HP
8 13 (7.03%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.95%) NetApp
9 11 (5.95%) Riverbed
10 7 (3.78%) F5
11 6 (3.24%) Avaya
11 6 (3.24%) Computacenter
11 6 (3.24%) IBM
11 6 (3.24%) Remedy
12 5 (2.70%) Ipanema Technologies
13 4 (2.16%) Lotus
14 3 (1.62%) CA
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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