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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / East of England
Rank 91 56 90
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +34
Permanent jobs citing WAN 168 315 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.87% 4.41% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.70% 21.52% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 92 259 186
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
949 1464 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.22% 20.51% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 740 1193 1174
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England 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 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -24 83 £40,500 -4.70% 9
Bedfordshire -3 35 £55,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire -3 34 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Essex -17 10 £60,000 +41.17%
Suffolk +16 7 £23,500 -21.66% 1
Norfolk -14 5 £36,250 -42.91% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 of England region with a requirement for WAN.

1 314 (86.03%) LAN
2 208 (56.99%) Cisco
3 176 (48.22%) Cisco Certification
4 164 (44.93%) Firewall
5 137 (37.53%) CCNP
6 127 (34.79%) Windows
7 108 (29.59%) Microsoft
8 100 (27.40%) Active Directory
9 98 (26.85%) VPN
10 97 (26.58%) VMware
11 96 (26.30%) Data Centre
12 87 (23.84%) CheckPoint
13 84 (23.01%) TCP/IP
14 83 (22.74%) ITIL
15 79 (21.64%) CCNA
16 73 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 69 (18.90%) Network Security
17 69 (18.90%) DNS
18 68 (18.63%) BGP
19 66 (18.08%) VMware Infrastructure
20 65 (17.81%) Wireless
21 64 (17.53%) OSPF
22 60 (16.44%) VoIP
23 59 (16.16%) Windows Server
24 57 (15.62%) Network Management
25 56 (15.34%) Citrix
26 48 (13.15%) Telecoms
26 48 (13.15%) Problem Management
27 47 (12.88%) VLAN
27 47 (12.88%) CCSA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 35 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.38%) Skype for Business
3 14 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.74%) IIS
5 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.10%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (11.51%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.86%) MS Office
3 26 (7.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.96%) Office 365
2 21 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.11%) PaaS
4 9 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.92%) IaaS
6 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 314 (86.03%) LAN
2 164 (44.93%) Firewall
3 98 (26.85%) VPN
4 84 (23.01%) TCP/IP
5 73 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 69 (18.90%) DNS
6 69 (18.90%) Network Security
7 68 (18.63%) BGP
8 65 (17.81%) Wireless
9 64 (17.53%) OSPF
10 60 (16.44%) VoIP
11 47 (12.88%) VLAN
12 46 (12.60%) DHCP
13 44 (12.05%) MPLS
13 44 (12.05%) SAN
13 44 (12.05%) Spanning Tree
14 39 (10.68%) Wi-Fi
15 30 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (6.58%) FTP
16 24 (6.58%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.55%) MySQL
4 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (13.15%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.93%) Retail
3 9 (2.47%) Marketing
4 8 (2.19%) Finance
5 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Advertising
6 1 (0.27%) Automotive
6 1 (0.27%) Back Office
6 1 (0.27%) Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Electronics
6 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (29.04%) Network Engineer
2 49 (13.42%) Analyst
3 44 (12.05%) Support Engineer
4 41 (11.23%) Consultant
5 37 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 36 (9.86%) Network Consultant
7 29 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (7.67%) Architect
9 27 (7.40%) 3rd Line Support
10 26 (7.12%) Cisco Engineer
10 26 (7.12%) Network Security Consultant
10 26 (7.12%) Security Consultant
11 25 (6.85%) Security Engineer
12 23 (6.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 23 (6.30%) Network Security Engineer
13 22 (6.03%) Network Analyst
14 19 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 18 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
16 17 (4.66%) Support Analyst
17 16 (4.38%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.47%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.64%) Web Services
3 5 (1.37%) Middleware
4 2 (0.55%) Flash
5 1 (0.27%) COM
5 1 (0.27%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 96 (26.30%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.03%) Driving Licence
3 17 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 7 (1.92%) iSeries
4 7 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.37%) Blog
5 5 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (1.37%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.10%) Clustering
6 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.10%) iPad
6 4 (1.10%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.82%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.55%) HP Storage
8 2 (0.55%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 127 (34.79%) Windows
2 59 (16.16%) Windows Server
3 46 (12.60%) Linux
3 46 (12.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (7.95%) Unix
6 23 (6.30%) Windows 7
7 20 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (4.38%) Windows 10
9 14 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.01%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.37%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.74%) ITIL
2 57 (15.62%) Network Management
3 48 (13.15%) Problem Management
4 40 (10.96%) Load Balancing
5 30 (8.22%) Incident Management
5 30 (8.22%) Presales
6 29 (7.95%) Change Control
6 29 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (7.12%) Mentoring
8 24 (6.58%) Change Management
9 21 (5.75%) Asset Management
10 18 (4.93%) E-Commerce
10 18 (4.93%) Network Design
10 18 (4.93%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (4.11%) High Availability
11 15 (4.11%) Migration
12 14 (3.84%) ITIL V3
13 13 (3.56%) Project Management
14 12 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.58%) SQL
2 11 (3.01%) C
3 8 (2.19%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.37%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.10%) Python
6 3 (0.82%) Perl
6 3 (0.82%) PHP
7 2 (0.55%) Java
7 2 (0.55%) VBScript
8 1 (0.27%) VB
8 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 176 (48.22%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (37.53%) CCNP
3 79 (21.64%) CCNA
4 47 (12.88%) CCSA
5 39 (10.68%) CCIE
5 39 (10.68%) CCSE
6 36 (9.86%) CCDP
7 30 (8.22%) Degree
8 28 (7.67%) Security Cleared
9 15 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (3.01%) BC Cleared
12 9 (2.47%) MCSE
13 8 (2.19%) JNCIP
14 7 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.64%) SC Cleared
16 5 (1.37%) MCSA
16 5 (1.37%) VCP6
17 3 (0.82%) CCMSE
17 3 (0.82%) CCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.68%) SLA
2 12 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 100 (27.40%) Active Directory
2 66 (18.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.21%) Hyper-V
3 19 (5.21%) VMware ESX
4 13 (3.56%) Terminal Services
5 10 (2.74%) vSphere
6 8 (2.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 8 (2.19%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.37%) XenApp
8 3 (0.82%) iptables
8 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.55%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.55%) Xen
9 2 (0.55%) XenServer
10 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (6.30%) SCCM
2 12 (3.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.64%) ZENworks
4 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.10%) ThinApp
5 3 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.82%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.82%) Puppet
5 3 (0.82%) SCOM
6 2 (0.55%) Simpana
7 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.27%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 208 (56.99%) Cisco
2 108 (29.59%) Microsoft
3 97 (26.58%) VMware
4 87 (23.84%) CheckPoint
5 56 (15.34%) Citrix
6 34 (9.32%) Avaya
7 32 (8.77%) F5
8 27 (7.40%) Juniper
9 22 (6.03%) SolarWinds
10 20 (5.48%) HP
11 13 (3.56%) Computacenter
11 13 (3.56%) EMC
11 13 (3.56%) Riverbed
12 11 (3.01%) Brocade
13 10 (2.74%) CA
13 10 (2.74%) Symantec
14 8 (2.19%) Aruba
14 8 (2.19%) Mitel
14 8 (2.19%) Oracle
15 7 (1.92%) SAP
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