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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 60 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 120 167 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.29% 4.68% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.86% 22.54% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 105 142 84
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
525 741 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.42% 20.76% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 454 636 408
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -11 49 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 34 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Leicestershire +28 20 £27,500 -10.56% 1
Lincolnshire -5 11 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Derbyshire -10 6 £22,000 -51.11% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 166 (79.05%) LAN
2 137 (65.24%) Windows
3 105 (50.00%) Cisco
4 68 (32.38%) Microsoft
5 58 (27.62%) Active Directory
5 58 (27.62%) Linux
5 58 (27.62%) VMware
6 55 (26.19%) TCP/IP
7 51 (24.29%) Firewall
8 49 (23.33%) MySQL
8 49 (23.33%) SAN
9 48 (22.86%) Open Source
10 47 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (21.90%) Apache
12 43 (20.48%) Cisco Certification
13 42 (20.00%) ITIL
13 42 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 40 (19.05%) Tomcat
14 40 (19.05%) Telecoms
15 37 (17.62%) VoIP
15 37 (17.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 35 (16.67%) Java
17 33 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 33 (15.71%) Google
17 33 (15.71%) Google Apps
18 32 (15.24%) CCNA
18 32 (15.24%) MS Exchange
19 31 (14.76%) VPN
19 31 (14.76%) Oracle

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 46 (21.90%) Apache
2 40 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 32 (15.24%) MS Exchange
4 29 (13.81%) OpenStack
5 14 (6.67%) IIS
6 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.29%) SharePoint
9 8 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (2.86%) Lync
12 5 (2.38%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.48%) Quickr
13 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Line 500
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.71%) Google Apps
2 8 (3.81%) SaaS
2 8 (3.81%) IaaS
3 4 (1.90%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (79.05%) LAN
2 55 (26.19%) TCP/IP
3 51 (24.29%) Firewall
4 49 (23.33%) SAN
5 37 (17.62%) VoIP
6 31 (14.76%) VPN
7 28 (13.33%) VLAN
8 25 (11.90%) DHCP
9 22 (10.48%) Wireshark
9 22 (10.48%) RTP
9 22 (10.48%) H.323
10 21 (10.00%) Internet
11 16 (7.62%) DNS
12 14 (6.67%) MPLS
13 13 (6.19%) Wireless
14 9 (4.29%) BGP
15 8 (3.81%) OSPF
16 7 (3.33%) IP Telephony
16 7 (3.33%) Network Security
17 5 (2.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.33%) MySQL
2 24 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.43%) QlikView
5 3 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (7.62%) Selenium
2 15 (7.14%) FogBugz
3 7 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.76%) Finance
2 10 (4.76%) Law
3 7 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.33%) Retail
4 3 (1.43%) Legal
5 2 (0.95%) Electronics
5 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (20.48%) Analyst
2 28 (13.33%) Designer
3 25 (11.90%) Infrastructure Designer
4 23 (10.95%) Network Engineer
5 17 (8.10%) Support Analyst
6 15 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 15 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 14 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 14 (6.67%) Tester
8 13 (6.19%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.71%) Technical Support
10 11 (5.24%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
11 10 (4.76%) Administrator
11 10 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.29%) IT Support
13 8 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 8 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.76%) .NET
2 8 (3.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.38%) Middleware
3 5 (2.38%) LAMP
4 4 (1.90%) XML
5 1 (0.48%) WAP
5 1 (0.48%) CSS
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.86%) Open Source
2 18 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.38%) DataPower
4 5 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.90%) FMCG
5 4 (1.90%) Replication
6 3 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.95%) Xbox
7 2 (0.95%) Social Media
7 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.95%) EPoS
7 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.48%) PMI
8 1 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 137 (65.24%) Windows
2 58 (27.62%) Linux
3 37 (17.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 17 (8.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.67%) UNIX
8 13 (6.19%) Windows 8
9 12 (5.71%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.38%) AIX
11 4 (1.90%) Windows NT
11 4 (1.90%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.00%) ITIL
3 25 (11.90%) Project Management
4 18 (8.57%) Agile Project Management
5 17 (8.10%) RAD
5 17 (8.10%) Scrum
5 17 (8.10%) Software Testing
6 16 (7.62%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (7.62%) Automation Testing
7 14 (6.67%) Migration
8 10 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (4.76%) Coaching
9 8 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.81%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.33%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (2.86%) Configuration Management
12 5 (2.38%) ERP
12 5 (2.38%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.67%) Java
2 19 (9.05%) SQL
3 8 (3.81%) C#
4 6 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.38%) VB
6 4 (1.90%) Perl
7 3 (1.43%) PHP
7 3 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.95%) VBScript
8 2 (0.95%) R
9 1 (0.48%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.48%) Python
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.48%) Korn
9 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (20.48%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (15.24%) CCNA
4 30 (14.29%) Degree
5 26 (12.38%) MCITP
5 26 (12.38%) MCSE
6 16 (7.62%) ISTQB
7 12 (5.71%) MCP
8 9 (4.29%) CCNP
9 7 (3.33%) HND
10 5 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.38%) MOS
10 5 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.90%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.43%) PMP
12 3 (1.43%) MCSA
12 3 (1.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 3 (1.43%) MCTS
13 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.10%) SLA
1 17 (8.10%) QA
2 5 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (27.62%) Active Directory
2 42 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 29 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.76%) XenApp
5 5 (2.38%) XenServer
6 4 (1.90%) vSphere
6 4 (1.90%) vCloud
7 3 (1.43%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.48%) Firmware
9 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.48%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) SCCM
2 2 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.48%) DameWare
3 1 (0.48%) WSUS
3 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 105 (50.00%) Cisco
2 68 (32.38%) Microsoft
3 58 (27.62%) VMware
4 33 (15.71%) Google
5 31 (14.76%) Oracle
6 25 (11.90%) Avaya
7 21 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 18 (8.57%) Citrix
9 16 (7.62%) HP
10 13 (6.19%) hybris
11 11 (5.24%) Juniper
12 10 (4.76%) IBM
12 10 (4.76%) CheckPoint
13 7 (3.33%) NetApp
14 6 (2.86%) Sage
14 6 (2.86%) ProCurve
15 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.90%) Dell
15 4 (1.90%) SAP
15 4 (1.90%) F5
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