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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 78 149 87
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -62
Permanent jobs citing WAN 246 95 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.24% 1.33% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.76% 6.26% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 202 80 252
Average salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £25,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
1561 1517 1848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.58% 21.25% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1241 1484
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +27 85 £42,500 - 12
Bedfordshire +8 51 £33,000 -9.58% 1
Cambridgeshire +22 47 £39,750 +13.57% 10
Suffolk +40 36 £45,000 +56.52% 1
Essex +15 25 £38,250 -29.16% 2
Norfolk - 2 £31,000 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 411 (86.16%) LAN
2 256 (53.67%) Firewall
3 232 (48.64%) Windows
4 202 (42.35%) Cisco
5 179 (37.53%) VMware
6 154 (32.29%) Microsoft
7 137 (28.72%) Cisco Certification
8 133 (27.88%) VPN
9 132 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 126 (26.42%) DNS
11 115 (24.11%) SAN
12 114 (23.90%) Active Directory
13 113 (23.69%) Citrix
14 111 (23.27%) TCP/IP
15 109 (22.85%) ITIL
16 106 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 105 (22.01%) DHCP
18 99 (20.75%) CheckPoint
19 89 (18.66%) Windows Server 2003
19 89 (18.66%) MS Excel
20 85 (17.82%) HP
21 83 (17.40%) Linux
22 82 (17.19%) MPLS
23 78 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
24 73 (15.30%) MS Office
25 72 (15.09%) CCNP
26 69 (14.47%) CCNA
27 68 (14.26%) Finance
28 67 (14.05%) Network Security
29 66 (13.84%) Wi-Fi

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (13.00%) MS Exchange
2 43 (9.01%) Lotus Domino
3 42 (8.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 40 (8.39%) IIS
5 25 (5.24%) Lync
5 25 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.31%) IBM Notes
8 9 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.05%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.63%) Apache
11 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 89 (18.66%) MS Excel
2 73 (15.30%) MS Office
3 14 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.26%) RoboHelp
4 6 (1.26%) FrameMaker
4 6 (1.26%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.52%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.08%) PaaS
2 19 (3.98%) IaaS
3 12 (2.52%) Office 365
4 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.68%) SaaS
6 7 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 411 (86.16%) LAN
2 256 (53.67%) Firewall
3 133 (27.88%) VPN
4 126 (26.42%) DNS
5 115 (24.11%) SAN
6 111 (23.27%) TCP/IP
7 105 (22.01%) DHCP
8 82 (17.19%) MPLS
9 67 (14.05%) Network Security
10 66 (13.84%) Wi-Fi
11 62 (13.00%) VoIP
12 61 (12.79%) Wireless
13 60 (12.58%) BGP
14 51 (10.69%) OSPF
15 41 (8.60%) VLAN
16 33 (6.92%) Internet
17 32 (6.71%) IPsec
18 28 (5.87%) Cisco Nexus
19 26 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
19 26 (5.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.63%) MySQL
5 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Bugzilla
1 5 (1.05%) JIRA
2 4 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.42%) Subversion
3 2 (0.42%) Maven
3 2 (0.42%) Ant
3 2 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 68 (14.26%) Finance
2 29 (6.08%) Retail
3 28 (5.87%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.26%) Publishing
6 4 (0.84%) Multimedia
6 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.21%) Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 141 (29.56%) Network Engineer
2 76 (15.93%) Support Engineer
3 66 (13.84%) Architect
4 48 (10.06%) Analyst
5 45 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 45 (9.43%) Network Support
6 42 (8.81%) Consultant
7 35 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 32 (6.71%) Systems Engineer
9 26 (5.45%) Support Analyst
10 24 (5.03%) Network Support Engineer
11 22 (4.61%) PC Support
11 22 (4.61%) PC Engineer
12 21 (4.40%) Operations Engineer
12 21 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
12 21 (4.40%) Administrator
12 21 (4.40%) Network Analyst
13 20 (4.19%) Server Support
14 19 (3.98%) Technical Consultant
14 19 (3.98%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.68%) HTML
1 8 (1.68%) CSS
1 8 (1.68%) Middleware
2 7 (1.47%) COM
3 5 (1.05%) WSH
4 2 (0.42%) JSP
4 2 (0.42%) XML
4 2 (0.42%) LAMP
4 2 (0.42%) JSON
4 2 (0.42%) jQuery
4 2 (0.42%) Google Maps API
4 2 (0.42%) HTML5
4 2 (0.42%) Backbone.js
4 2 (0.42%) Sass
4 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.42%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.21%) XMPP
5 1 (0.21%) .NET
5 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.97%) Blackberry
3 34 (7.13%) SecurID
4 23 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.35%) Statistics
5 16 (3.35%) Visualisation
6 13 (2.73%) Clustering
7 11 (2.31%) PKI
7 11 (2.31%) Handset
8 7 (1.47%) Open Source
9 6 (1.26%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.05%) Streaming Media
10 5 (1.05%) Equities
11 4 (0.84%) IPTV
11 4 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.63%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 232 (48.64%) Windows
2 132 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (18.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (17.40%) Linux
5 50 (10.48%) Android
6 45 (9.43%) Windows 7
7 44 (9.22%) Windows Phone
8 36 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (7.55%) Windows Phone 8
9 32 (6.71%) VMS
10 27 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (3.56%) Windows XP
12 16 (3.35%) Windows 8
13 13 (2.73%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.89%) UNIX
15 6 (1.26%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.26%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.05%) CentOS
17 4 (0.84%) HPUX
18 3 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (22.85%) ITIL
2 48 (10.06%) Mentoring
3 45 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (7.13%) Project Management
5 31 (6.50%) Service Delivery
5 31 (6.50%) Network Design
5 31 (6.50%) Load Balancing
6 30 (6.29%) Network Management
6 30 (6.29%) Change Management
7 23 (4.82%) Information Security
8 22 (4.61%) Asset Management
9 20 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (4.19%) PRINCE2
10 19 (3.98%) Network Monitoring
11 18 (3.77%) Incident Management
12 17 (3.56%) Project Planning
12 17 (3.56%) Coaching
13 16 (3.35%) Business Transformation
13 16 (3.35%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.14%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 47 (9.85%) SQL
2 17 (3.56%) Python
3 10 (2.10%) Bash Shell
3 10 (2.10%) Perl
4 9 (1.89%) C
5 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.42%) Ruby
6 2 (0.42%) Java
6 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.42%) PHP
7 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.21%) VB
7 1 (0.21%) C#
7 1 (0.21%) Korn
7 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 137 (28.72%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (15.09%) CCNP
4 69 (14.47%) CCNA
5 55 (11.53%) MCSE
6 39 (8.18%) Degree
7 29 (6.08%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (4.61%) CCSE
9 20 (4.19%) CCSA
9 20 (4.19%) CCIE
10 18 (3.77%) MCSA
11 14 (2.94%) MCP
11 14 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (2.31%) CCDP
13 10 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (1.68%) MCITP
15 7 (1.47%) CCDA
15 7 (1.47%) CCA
15 7 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (1.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.98%) SLA
2 12 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.42%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 114 (23.90%) Active Directory
2 106 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (10.90%) Hyper-V
3 52 (10.90%) vSphere
4 43 (9.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 40 (8.39%) XenApp
6 16 (3.35%) VMware ESX
7 13 (2.73%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.31%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.05%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.63%) XenServer
12 2 (0.42%) Xen
12 2 (0.42%) pfSense
12 2 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.21%) NFS
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.21%) Snort
13 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 42 (8.81%) Backup Exec
2 33 (6.92%) McAfee ePO
3 17 (3.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 13 (2.73%) FortiGate
5 12 (2.52%) SCCM
6 9 (1.89%) Tivoli
6 9 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (1.68%) Cacti
8 6 (1.26%) CiscoWorks
9 5 (1.05%) OpenView
9 5 (1.05%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.84%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.63%) WSUS
12 2 (0.42%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.42%) PureDisk
12 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 1 (0.21%) Nagios
13 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
13 1 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 202 (42.35%) Cisco
2 179 (37.53%) VMware
3 154 (32.29%) Microsoft
4 113 (23.69%) Citrix
5 99 (20.75%) CheckPoint
6 85 (17.82%) HP
7 45 (9.43%) Lotus
7 45 (9.43%) McAfee
8 39 (8.18%) Juniper
9 36 (7.55%) Symantec
10 35 (7.34%) Dell
11 34 (7.13%) F5
12 33 (6.92%) Clearswift
13 31 (6.50%) SolarWinds
14 30 (6.29%) Red Hat
15 19 (3.98%) Mitel
15 19 (3.98%) Aruba
15 19 (3.98%) ProCurve
16 18 (3.77%) Fortinet
17 17 (3.56%) Riverbed
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