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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 82 60 83
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 106 138 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.90% 4.10% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.96% 22.48% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 97 119 87
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
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
531 614 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.54% 18.26% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 448 534 452
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -16 41 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Nottinghamshire -12 34 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Leicestershire +18 16 £27,500 -7.56% 1
Derbyshire -12 8 £23,500 -46.28%
Lincolnshire -15 7 £35,000 +16.66%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 153 (78.06%) LAN
2 124 (63.27%) Windows
3 109 (55.61%) Cisco
4 66 (33.67%) Microsoft
5 62 (31.63%) Linux
6 58 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (27.55%) Active Directory
7 54 (27.55%) SAN
8 50 (25.51%) Apache
8 50 (25.51%) VMware
9 48 (24.49%) TCP/IP
9 48 (24.49%) MySQL
10 44 (22.45%) Tomcat
10 44 (22.45%) Open Source
11 43 (21.94%) Hyper-V
12 41 (20.92%) Firewall
13 39 (19.90%) ITIL
14 38 (19.39%) VoIP
14 38 (19.39%) Cisco Certification
15 36 (18.37%) Java
16 33 (16.84%) Oracle
17 32 (16.33%) Google
17 32 (16.33%) Google Apps
18 30 (15.31%) OpenStack
18 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
18 30 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
18 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2003
19 29 (14.80%) Project Management
19 29 (14.80%) MS Excel
19 29 (14.80%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 50 (25.51%) Apache
2 44 (22.45%) Tomcat
3 30 (15.31%) OpenStack
4 29 (14.80%) MS Exchange
5 13 (6.63%) IIS
6 11 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (4.59%) SharePoint
8 8 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (3.06%) Lync
9 6 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.51%) Quickr
11 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (14.80%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Line 500
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.33%) Google Apps
2 16 (8.16%) IaaS
3 15 (7.65%) SaaS
4 5 (2.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.51%) PaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 153 (78.06%) LAN
2 54 (27.55%) SAN
3 48 (24.49%) TCP/IP
4 41 (20.92%) Firewall
5 38 (19.39%) VoIP
6 27 (13.78%) VPN
7 25 (12.76%) DHCP
8 22 (11.22%) VLAN
9 21 (10.71%) MPLS
10 19 (9.69%) Wireshark
10 19 (9.69%) RTP
10 19 (9.69%) H.323
10 19 (9.69%) Internet
11 17 (8.67%) Wireless
12 14 (7.14%) DNS
13 10 (5.10%) BGP
14 9 (4.59%) OSPF
15 8 (4.08%) Network Security
16 7 (3.57%) IP Telephony
17 5 (2.55%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (24.49%) MySQL
2 20 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (6.63%) Selenium
2 12 (6.12%) FogBugz
3 11 (5.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (14.80%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.57%) Law
3 6 (3.06%) Finance
4 5 (2.55%) Retail
5 4 (2.04%) Billing
6 3 (1.53%) Legal
6 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.02%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.51%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (16.84%) Analyst
2 29 (14.80%) Designer
3 26 (13.27%) Infrastructure Designer
4 18 (9.18%) Network Engineer
4 18 (9.18%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.63%) Support Analyst
5 13 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.61%) Administrator
7 11 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.61%) Tester
7 11 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.61%) Software Tester
8 8 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.08%) Architect
8 8 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.08%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.57%) Technical Support
9 7 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.08%) .NET
2 6 (3.06%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.55%) Middleware
4 4 (2.04%) LAMP
4 4 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (0.51%) HTML
5 1 (0.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.45%) Open Source
2 15 (7.65%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.55%) DataPower
4 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.04%) Replication
6 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.02%) Social Media
7 2 (1.02%) Clustering
7 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.02%) EPoS
7 2 (1.02%) Xbox
8 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) PMI
8 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.51%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) iPhone
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 124 (63.27%) Windows
2 62 (31.63%) Linux
3 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (11.22%) UNIX
5 20 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 19 (9.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.10%) Windows 8
7 10 (5.10%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.55%) AIX
9 4 (2.04%) Windows NT
9 4 (2.04%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.02%) HPUX
10 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.90%) ITIL
3 29 (14.80%) Project Management
4 26 (13.27%) Agile Project Management
5 22 (11.22%) Migration
6 14 (7.14%) RAD
6 14 (7.14%) Scrum
6 14 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 13 (6.63%) Risk Analysis
7 13 (6.63%) Automation Testing
8 9 (4.59%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.08%) Change Management
10 7 (3.57%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (3.57%) Coaching
10 7 (3.57%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.06%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (3.06%) Configuration Management
12 5 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (2.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.37%) Java
2 15 (7.65%) SQL
3 8 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.06%) C#
5 4 (2.04%) VB
6 3 (1.53%) Perl
6 3 (1.53%) PHP
7 2 (1.02%) VBScript
7 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (19.39%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (13.78%) CCNA
4 25 (12.76%) Degree
5 24 (12.24%) MCSE
6 23 (11.73%) MCITP
7 13 (6.63%) ISTQB
8 8 (4.08%) MCP
9 7 (3.57%) CCNP
10 5 (2.55%) HND
10 5 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.04%) MCSA
12 3 (1.53%) CCDP
12 3 (1.53%) MCTS
13 2 (1.02%) MOS
13 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (1.02%) CCIE
14 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.14%) SLA
1 14 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (27.55%) Active Directory
2 43 (21.94%) Hyper-V
3 24 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (6.12%) XenApp
5 9 (4.59%) XenServer
6 4 (2.04%) vCloud
6 4 (2.04%) vSphere
7 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.04%) SCCM
2 2 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.02%) WSUS
3 1 (0.51%) DameWare
3 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 109 (55.61%) Cisco
2 66 (33.67%) Microsoft
3 50 (25.51%) VMware
4 33 (16.84%) Oracle
5 32 (16.33%) Google
6 23 (11.73%) Red Hat
7 21 (10.71%) Avaya
8 20 (10.20%) HP
9 19 (9.69%) Citrix
10 17 (8.67%) hybris
11 14 (7.14%) IBM
12 9 (4.59%) CheckPoint
13 8 (4.08%) Juniper
14 7 (3.57%) NetApp
15 4 (2.04%) Sage
15 4 (2.04%) SAP
15 4 (2.04%) ProCurve
15 4 (2.04%) Aruba
15 4 (2.04%) Meru Networks
16 3 (1.53%) Dell
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