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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / East of England
Rank 82 64 105
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +41
Permanent jobs citing WAN 185 268 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.16% 3.89% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.66% 21.00% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 117 225 163
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
941 1276 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.05% 18.53% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 745 1026 1154
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -15 85 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Bedfordshire +9 52 £55,000 -5.98%
Cambridgeshire +5 34 £50,000 +72.41% 1
Essex -2 13 £41,500 +44.34% 1
Suffolk +4 8 £27,500 -2.65% 2
Norfolk -19 2 £22,000 -34.32% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 326 (86.24%) LAN
2 219 (57.94%) Cisco
3 182 (48.15%) Firewall
4 179 (47.35%) Cisco Certification
5 143 (37.83%) CCNP
6 139 (36.77%) Windows
7 107 (28.31%) VPN
8 102 (26.98%) Microsoft
9 97 (25.66%) Active Directory
9 97 (25.66%) VMware
10 95 (25.13%) Data Centre
11 89 (23.54%) TCP/IP
11 89 (23.54%) CheckPoint
12 88 (23.28%) ITIL
13 85 (22.49%) CCNA
14 83 (21.96%) Network Security
15 81 (21.43%) DNS
16 76 (20.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 73 (19.31%) BGP
18 71 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
19 69 (18.25%) OSPF
20 67 (17.72%) VoIP
20 67 (17.72%) Network Management
21 65 (17.20%) Linux
22 62 (16.40%) Telecoms
22 62 (16.40%) Windows Server
23 58 (15.34%) Wireless
24 50 (13.23%) DHCP
24 50 (13.23%) Citrix
25 48 (12.70%) 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 36 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 15 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.65%) IIS
5 4 (1.06%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.53%) Apache
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 38 (10.05%) MS Office
3 29 (7.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.20%) Office 365
2 23 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.03%) PaaS
4 14 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 326 (86.24%) LAN
2 182 (48.15%) Firewall
3 107 (28.31%) VPN
4 89 (23.54%) TCP/IP
5 83 (21.96%) Network Security
6 81 (21.43%) DNS
7 76 (20.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 73 (19.31%) BGP
9 69 (18.25%) OSPF
10 67 (17.72%) VoIP
11 58 (15.34%) Wireless
12 50 (13.23%) DHCP
13 48 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
14 47 (12.43%) VLAN
15 46 (12.17%) Spanning Tree
16 45 (11.90%) SAN
17 44 (11.64%) MPLS
18 43 (11.38%) Wi-Fi
19 28 (7.41%) ISDN
20 27 (7.14%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.53%) MySQL
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (16.40%) Telecoms
2 22 (5.82%) Retail
3 8 (2.12%) Finance
4 7 (1.85%) Marketing
5 3 (0.79%) Banking
5 3 (0.79%) German Language
6 2 (0.53%) Automotive
6 2 (0.53%) French Language
6 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 139 (36.77%) Network Engineer
2 49 (12.96%) Support Engineer
3 42 (11.11%) Analyst
4 36 (9.52%) Consultant
5 35 (9.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 33 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 31 (8.20%) Network Consultant
8 30 (7.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 26 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 25 (6.61%) Network Security Consultant
10 25 (6.61%) Security Consultant
10 25 (6.61%) Security Engineer
11 24 (6.35%) Architect
12 23 (6.08%) Network Security Engineer
13 21 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
14 20 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 18 (4.76%) Network Analyst
16 17 (4.50%) Help Desk Support
16 17 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.38%) 802.1X
1 9 (2.38%) Web Services
2 3 (0.79%) Flash
2 3 (0.79%) Middleware
3 2 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 95 (25.13%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.82%) Driving Licence
3 16 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.97%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.12%) iSeries
6 8 (2.12%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.59%) Clustering
8 5 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.32%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.06%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.79%) Cybercrime
10 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.79%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.79%) iPad
11 2 (0.53%) e-Health
11 2 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 139 (36.77%) Windows
2 65 (17.20%) Linux
3 62 (16.40%) Windows Server
4 47 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (10.05%) Unix
7 25 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.91%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.38%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.32%) CentOS
13 1 (0.26%) Android
13 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.26%) CatOS
13 1 (0.26%) Debian
13 1 (0.26%) Solaris
13 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (23.28%) ITIL
2 67 (17.72%) Network Management
3 48 (12.70%) Load Balancing
3 48 (12.70%) Problem Management
4 37 (9.79%) Incident Management
5 33 (8.73%) Change Control
6 29 (7.67%) Mentoring
7 28 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (6.88%) Asset Management
8 26 (6.88%) E-Commerce
8 26 (6.88%) Network Design
9 25 (6.61%) Change Management
10 24 (6.35%) Presales
11 22 (5.82%) High Availability
12 20 (5.29%) Service Delivery
13 16 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (3.97%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.97%) Coaching
15 12 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (3.17%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.82%) SQL
2 15 (3.97%) C
3 11 (2.91%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.79%) Java
5 3 (0.79%) PHP
6 2 (0.53%) Perl
6 2 (0.53%) Python
6 2 (0.53%) VBScript
7 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 179 (47.35%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (37.83%) CCNP
3 85 (22.49%) CCNA
4 48 (12.70%) CCSA
5 38 (10.05%) CCSE
6 35 (9.26%) CCDP
7 34 (8.99%) Security Cleared
8 31 (8.20%) CCIE
8 31 (8.20%) Degree
9 15 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (3.44%) BC Cleared
11 8 (2.12%) JNCIP
11 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (2.12%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.32%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.32%) VCP6
12 5 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.79%) CCMSE
13 3 (0.79%) CCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.64%) SLA
2 17 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 97 (25.66%) Active Directory
2 71 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.08%) VMware ESX
4 17 (4.50%) Terminal Services
5 14 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 8 (2.12%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.59%) vSphere
8 5 (1.32%) KVM
9 4 (1.06%) iptables
9 4 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.79%) XenApp
11 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.53%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.53%) Xen
11 2 (0.53%) XenServer
12 1 (0.26%) Firmware
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (5.03%) SCCM
2 12 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.85%) Puppet
4 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (1.06%) Ansible
5 4 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.06%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.06%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.53%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.53%) Simpana
6 2 (0.53%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.26%) SCOM
7 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 219 (57.94%) Cisco
2 102 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 97 (25.66%) VMware
4 89 (23.54%) CheckPoint
5 50 (13.23%) Citrix
6 42 (11.11%) Avaya
7 31 (8.20%) F5
8 23 (6.08%) Juniper
9 19 (5.03%) HP
10 15 (3.97%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.17%) EMC
12 11 (2.91%) Riverbed
13 10 (2.65%) Brocade
14 9 (2.38%) Computacenter
14 9 (2.38%) Oracle
15 8 (2.12%) CA
15 8 (2.12%) Palo Alto
15 8 (2.12%) Symantec
16 7 (1.85%) Mitel
16 7 (1.85%) Veeam
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