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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 91 78
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 140 96 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.41% 2.74% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.11% 18.39% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 82 77 103
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £24,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
498 522 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.69% 14.88% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 363 404 465
Median salary £41,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +18 44 £43,750 -7.89% 5
Nottinghamshire +16 37 £35,000 -15.15%
Leicestershire -7 34 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Lincolnshire -7 12 £32,500 -35.00%
Derbyshire +17 9 £37,500 -9.09% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for WAN.

1 245 (88.13%) LAN
2 178 (64.03%) Cisco
3 173 (62.23%) Firewall
4 123 (44.24%) ITIL
4 123 (44.24%) Windows
5 115 (41.37%) Cisco Certification
6 96 (34.53%) Data Centre
7 79 (28.42%) CCNA
8 66 (23.74%) Wireless
9 62 (22.30%) SAN
10 60 (21.58%) Active Directory
10 60 (21.58%) SolarWinds
11 59 (21.22%) Windows Server
11 59 (21.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 55 (19.78%) VoIP
13 52 (18.71%) TCP/IP
13 52 (18.71%) HP
14 51 (18.35%) VMware
15 49 (17.63%) Retail
15 49 (17.63%) CheckPoint
16 48 (17.27%) Cisco Nexus
17 47 (16.91%) Continuous Improvement
17 47 (16.91%) Cisco ASA
18 46 (16.55%) MPLS
18 46 (16.55%) Microsoft
18 46 (16.55%) Supplier Management
19 45 (16.19%) Business Continuity
20 41 (14.75%) Service Delivery
20 41 (14.75%) Telecoms
21 40 (14.39%) Coaching

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.40%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.96%) Skype for Business
3 10 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.88%) IIS
5 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.44%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.44%) Quickr
7 3 (1.08%) Apache
7 3 (1.08%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.47%) Office 365
2 12 (4.32%) IaaS
3 11 (3.96%) Slack
4 7 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.44%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.08%) G Suite
8 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 245 (88.13%) LAN
2 173 (62.23%) Firewall
3 66 (23.74%) Wireless
4 62 (22.30%) SAN
5 55 (19.78%) VoIP
6 52 (18.71%) TCP/IP
7 48 (17.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 47 (16.91%) Cisco ASA
9 46 (16.55%) MPLS
10 36 (12.95%) Wireshark
11 35 (12.59%) Cisco IOS
11 35 (12.59%) DHCP
11 35 (12.59%) DNS
12 30 (10.79%) VPN
13 27 (9.71%) NX-OS
14 23 (8.27%) OSPF
15 21 (7.55%) VLAN
16 18 (6.47%) Internet
17 14 (5.04%) Wi-Fi
18 13 (4.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.08%) Informix
3 3 (1.08%) MySQL
3 3 (1.08%) OLAP
4 2 (0.72%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.60%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (17.63%) Retail
2 41 (14.75%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.04%) Finance
4 12 (4.32%) Back Office
4 12 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.60%) Games
6 7 (2.52%) Publishing
7 3 (1.08%) Electronics
7 3 (1.08%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (28.78%) Network Engineer
2 52 (18.71%) Analyst
3 49 (17.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (15.83%) Support Engineer
5 34 (12.23%) Infrastructure Support
6 33 (11.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 33 (11.87%) Support Analyst
7 26 (9.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 25 (8.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (7.91%) Network Support
10 18 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (6.47%) Network Support Engineer
11 17 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
11 17 (6.12%) IT Support
11 17 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (5.76%) IT Engineer
13 15 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (5.40%) LAN Engineer
13 15 (5.40%) LAN/WAN Engineer
13 15 (5.40%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.60%) Unreal Engine
2 5 (1.80%) Web Services
3 4 (1.44%) .NET
4 3 (1.08%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.72%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 96 (34.53%) Data Centre
2 30 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.99%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.88%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.52%) CMDB
6 7 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.52%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.52%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.80%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.80%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.44%) FMCG
8 4 (1.44%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.36%) iPhone
11 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 123 (44.24%) Windows
2 59 (21.22%) Windows Server
3 38 (13.67%) Linux
4 20 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (6.83%) Unix
6 15 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.96%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.72%) VMS
9 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (44.24%) ITIL
2 59 (21.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 47 (16.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 46 (16.55%) Supplier Management
5 45 (16.19%) Business Continuity
6 41 (14.75%) Service Delivery
7 40 (14.39%) Coaching
8 36 (12.95%) Migration
9 35 (12.59%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 31 (11.15%) High Availability
11 28 (10.07%) Network Management
12 26 (9.35%) Project Management
13 24 (8.63%) Change Management
14 23 (8.27%) ITIL V3
15 21 (7.55%) E-Commerce
16 20 (7.19%) PRINCE2
17 18 (6.47%) Software Engineering
18 16 (5.76%) Mentoring
19 15 (5.40%) Line Management
20 14 (5.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.04%) SQL
2 8 (2.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.44%) C
3 4 (1.44%) Java
4 2 (0.72%) ABAP
4 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 115 (41.37%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (28.42%) CCNA
3 38 (13.67%) CCNP
4 34 (12.23%) Degree
4 34 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (6.12%) CCIE
6 16 (5.76%) MCSE
7 11 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (3.96%) MCITP
8 7 (2.52%) MCSA
8 7 (2.52%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.52%) PMP
9 5 (1.80%) APMP
9 5 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.44%) RHCSA
10 4 (1.44%) VCP5
11 3 (1.08%) CISSP
11 3 (1.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.96%) SLA
2 8 (2.88%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (21.58%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.71%) vSphere
4 18 (6.47%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.36%) XenApp
8 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (12.95%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (4.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (4.32%) SCOM
3 11 (3.96%) FortiGate
4 8 (2.88%) SCCM
5 5 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.80%) Puppet
6 2 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.36%) Nagios
7 1 (0.36%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 178 (64.03%) Cisco
2 60 (21.58%) SolarWinds
3 52 (18.71%) HP
4 51 (18.35%) VMware
5 49 (17.63%) CheckPoint
6 46 (16.55%) Microsoft
7 23 (8.27%) Fortinet
8 20 (7.19%) Juniper
9 16 (5.76%) F5
10 12 (4.32%) SonicWALL
10 12 (4.32%) Symantec
11 11 (3.96%) Brocade
11 11 (3.96%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.60%) Citrix
12 10 (3.60%) CommVault
12 10 (3.60%) Dell
12 10 (3.60%) Riverbed
13 7 (2.52%) Google
13 7 (2.52%) IBM
13 7 (2.52%) Motorola
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