The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 154 87
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -67
Permanent jobs citing WAN 243 105 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.08% 1.44% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.09% 6.71% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 197 90 245
Average salary £38,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.48% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1610 1564 1730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.37% 21.41% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1246 1411
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WAN
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the East of England region.

WAN Salary Trend in the East of England

WAN
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in the East of England

WAN
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Hertfordshire +29 91 £41,500 -2.35% 7
Bedfordshire +15 56 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Cambridgeshire +20 43 £37,250 -21.57% 8
Suffolk +35 31 £45,000 +63.63%
Essex +10 21 £38,250 -29.16% 3
Norfolk - 2 £31,000 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 420 (87.50%) LAN
2 258 (53.75%) Firewall
3 232 (48.33%) Windows
4 193 (40.21%) Cisco
5 173 (36.04%) VMware
6 151 (31.46%) Microsoft
7 138 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
7 138 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 130 (27.08%) VPN
9 127 (26.46%) DNS
10 114 (23.75%) Citrix
11 112 (23.33%) TCP/IP
11 112 (23.33%) SAN
12 110 (22.92%) Active Directory
12 110 (22.92%) ITIL
13 108 (22.50%) DHCP
13 108 (22.50%) CheckPoint
14 97 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 92 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
16 89 (18.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 86 (17.92%) MS Excel
18 79 (16.46%) Linux
19 75 (15.63%) MS Office
20 74 (15.42%) CCNA
20 74 (15.42%) MPLS
21 73 (15.21%) HP
22 70 (14.58%) CCNP
23 66 (13.75%) Network Security
24 64 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
24 64 (13.33%) MCSE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 63 (13.13%) MS Exchange
2 46 (9.58%) Lotus Domino
3 45 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 39 (8.13%) IIS
5 26 (5.42%) Lync
6 24 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.50%) IBM Notes
9 10 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.08%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.63%) Apache
11 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 86 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 75 (15.63%) MS Office
3 12 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) RoboHelp
4 2 (0.42%) FrameMaker
4 2 (0.42%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 12 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.04%) PaaS
2 19 (3.96%) IaaS
3 14 (2.92%) Office 365
4 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.67%) SaaS
6 7 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 420 (87.50%) LAN
2 258 (53.75%) Firewall
3 130 (27.08%) VPN
4 127 (26.46%) DNS
5 112 (23.33%) TCP/IP
5 112 (23.33%) SAN
6 108 (22.50%) DHCP
7 74 (15.42%) MPLS
8 66 (13.75%) Network Security
9 64 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 62 (12.92%) VoIP
11 54 (11.25%) BGP
12 53 (11.04%) Wireless
13 47 (9.79%) VLAN
14 45 (9.38%) OSPF
15 33 (6.88%) Internet
15 33 (6.88%) IPsec
16 26 (5.42%) EIGRP
16 26 (5.42%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (5.21%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.42%) MySQL
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Bugzilla
1 5 (1.04%) JIRA
2 4 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.42%) Maven
3 2 (0.42%) Subversion
3 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.42%) Ant
3 2 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 61 (12.71%) Finance
2 31 (6.46%) Retail
3 19 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.21%) Automotive
7 1 (0.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.21%) Electronics
7 1 (0.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (31.46%) Network Engineer
2 83 (17.29%) Support Engineer
3 66 (13.75%) Architect
4 53 (11.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 53 (11.04%) Analyst
5 50 (10.42%) Network Support
6 37 (7.71%) Consultant
7 30 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 29 (6.04%) Support Analyst
8 29 (6.04%) PC Support
8 29 (6.04%) PC Engineer
9 28 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
10 27 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (5.42%) Administrator
12 23 (4.79%) Server Support
12 23 (4.79%) Operations Engineer
13 22 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (4.58%) Network Analyst
14 21 (4.38%) Technical Architect
15 19 (3.96%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.46%) Middleware
2 5 (1.04%) WSH
3 4 (0.83%) HTML
3 4 (0.83%) COM
3 4 (0.83%) CSS
3 4 (0.83%) Web Services
4 2 (0.42%) XMPP
4 2 (0.42%) HTML5
4 2 (0.42%) jQuery
4 2 (0.42%) Google Maps API
4 2 (0.42%) JSON
4 2 (0.42%) XML
4 2 (0.42%) JSP
4 2 (0.42%) Backbone.js
4 2 (0.42%) ServiceStack
4 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.42%) Sass
5 1 (0.21%) LAMP
5 1 (0.21%) .NET
5 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.54%) Blackberry
2 36 (7.50%) SecurID
3 20 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.54%) Statistics
5 16 (3.33%) Visualisation
6 13 (2.71%) Clustering
7 11 (2.29%) PKI
8 10 (2.08%) Handset
9 8 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.46%) Open Source
11 6 (1.25%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.04%) Equities
12 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.04%) Streaming Media
13 4 (0.83%) IPTV
14 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.63%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 232 (48.33%) Windows
2 138 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (16.46%) Linux
5 48 (10.00%) Android
6 46 (9.58%) Windows Phone
7 43 (8.96%) Windows 7
8 39 (8.13%) Windows Phone 8
9 36 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (7.29%) VMS
11 25 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (3.75%) Windows XP
13 14 (2.92%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.88%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.67%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.67%) UNIX
16 6 (1.25%) Ubuntu
17 5 (1.04%) CentOS
18 4 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
19 3 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (22.92%) ITIL
2 45 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (6.67%) Network Management
4 31 (6.46%) Network Design
5 30 (6.25%) Project Management
6 26 (5.42%) Change Management
7 25 (5.21%) Service Delivery
8 22 (4.58%) Load Balancing
9 21 (4.38%) Information Security
9 21 (4.38%) PRINCE2
9 21 (4.38%) Asset Management
10 19 (3.96%) Incident Management
11 18 (3.75%) Project Planning
12 17 (3.54%) Business Transformation
13 16 (3.33%) Software Deployment
13 16 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
13 16 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (3.33%) E-Commerce
14 14 (2.92%) Migration
14 14 (2.92%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.88%) SQL
2 13 (2.71%) Python
3 9 (1.88%) Perl
4 8 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.25%) C
6 5 (1.04%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.42%) Ruby
7 2 (0.42%) Java
7 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.42%) PHP
7 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.21%) VB
8 1 (0.21%) C#
8 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 138 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (18.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (15.42%) CCNA
4 70 (14.58%) CCNP
5 64 (13.33%) MCSE
6 38 (7.92%) Degree
7 31 (6.46%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (5.21%) MCSA
9 24 (5.00%) CCSA
10 22 (4.58%) CCSE
11 18 (3.75%) CCDP
11 18 (3.75%) MCP
12 16 (3.33%) CCIE
13 15 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (1.88%) MCITP
16 7 (1.46%) CCA
16 7 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (1.46%) Check Point Certification
17 6 (1.25%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.96%) SLA
2 17 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.25%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 97 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (11.25%) Hyper-V
4 49 (10.21%) vSphere
5 46 (9.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 37 (7.71%) XenApp
7 17 (3.54%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.50%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.88%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.83%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.42%) XenServer
13 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.42%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.42%) pfSense
14 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.21%) Xen
14 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 45 (9.38%) Backup Exec
2 36 (7.50%) McAfee ePO
3 17 (3.54%) SolarWinds Orion
4 13 (2.71%) SCCM
5 10 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (1.67%) Cacti
6 8 (1.67%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
7 6 (1.25%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.83%) OpenView
8 4 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.83%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.42%) WSUS
10 2 (0.42%) Nagios
10 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.42%) PureDisk
11 1 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 193 (40.21%) Cisco
2 173 (36.04%) VMware
3 151 (31.46%) Microsoft
4 114 (23.75%) Citrix
5 108 (22.50%) CheckPoint
6 73 (15.21%) HP
7 48 (10.00%) Lotus
8 46 (9.58%) McAfee
9 39 (8.13%) Symantec
10 36 (7.50%) Clearswift
10 36 (7.50%) Juniper
11 31 (6.46%) F5
11 31 (6.46%) Dell
12 28 (5.83%) Red Hat
13 26 (5.42%) SolarWinds
14 18 (3.75%) Riverbed
15 17 (3.54%) ProCurve
16 15 (3.13%) Oracle
16 15 (3.13%) Aruba
17 14 (2.92%) Mitel
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