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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 84 79 156
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +77
Permanent jobs citing WAN 214 244 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.93% 3.16% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.10% 15.19% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 183 201 85
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £26,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
1182 1606 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.17% 20.82% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1299 1250
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -8 84 £35,625 -16.17% 9
Cambridgeshire +27 58 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Bedfordshire -6 39 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Essex -13 17 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Norfolk +14 9 £31,000 - 1
Suffolk -21 7 £28,000 -37.77%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 419 (85.86%) LAN
2 243 (49.80%) Cisco
3 193 (39.55%) Windows
4 191 (39.14%) Firewall
5 163 (33.40%) Active Directory
6 161 (32.99%) Microsoft
7 158 (32.38%) Cisco Certification
8 152 (31.15%) VMware
9 140 (28.69%) Data Centre
10 137 (28.07%) TCP/IP
11 123 (25.20%) CCNP
12 105 (21.52%) VPN
13 98 (20.08%) Citrix
14 97 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 92 (18.85%) MS Exchange
15 92 (18.85%) ITIL
16 88 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
17 83 (17.01%) CCNA
18 81 (16.60%) DNS
19 79 (16.19%) Wireless
20 78 (15.98%) MS Excel
21 71 (14.55%) SAN
21 71 (14.55%) OSPF
22 69 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
22 69 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
23 68 (13.93%) Telecoms
24 66 (13.52%) BGP
25 63 (12.91%) CheckPoint
26 62 (12.70%) Project Management
27 61 (12.50%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 92 (18.85%) MS Exchange
2 38 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 22 (4.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (3.48%) Lync
7 12 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (1.02%) IIS
11 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 78 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 49 (10.04%) MS Office
3 15 (3.07%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.22%) Office 365
2 28 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.66%) PaaS
6 5 (1.02%) IaaS
7 2 (0.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 419 (85.86%) LAN
2 191 (39.14%) Firewall
3 137 (28.07%) TCP/IP
4 105 (21.52%) VPN
5 81 (16.60%) DNS
6 79 (16.19%) Wireless
7 71 (14.55%) SAN
7 71 (14.55%) OSPF
8 66 (13.52%) BGP
9 61 (12.50%) VoIP
10 54 (11.07%) Network Security
11 51 (10.45%) DHCP
12 48 (9.84%) VLAN
13 47 (9.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 45 (9.22%) Wi-Fi
15 44 (9.02%) MPLS
16 41 (8.40%) NAS
17 34 (6.97%) IP Telephony
18 28 (5.74%) SSL
19 24 (4.92%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (3.28%) OLTP
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 68 (13.93%) Telecoms
2 49 (10.04%) Finance
3 20 (4.10%) Marketing
4 17 (3.48%) Legal
5 16 (3.28%) Advertising
6 15 (3.07%) Publishing
7 13 (2.66%) Retail
8 4 (0.82%) Electronics
9 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (15.98%) Network Engineer
2 74 (15.16%) Architect
3 63 (12.91%) Analyst
4 48 (9.84%) Support Engineer
5 36 (7.38%) Consultant
6 31 (6.35%) Support Analyst
6 31 (6.35%) Technical Support
6 31 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 27 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (5.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 23 (4.71%) Network Consultant
10 22 (4.51%) Security Consultant
10 22 (4.51%) Technical Engineer
11 20 (4.10%) Network Architect
12 19 (3.89%) Technical Architect
12 19 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (3.69%) Senior Architect
14 17 (3.48%) Senior Network Engineer
15 16 (3.28%) IT Support
16 15 (3.07%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.48%) Web Services
2 7 (1.43%) HTML
2 7 (1.43%) CSS
3 4 (0.82%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.61%) XMPP
5 2 (0.41%) WSH
5 2 (0.41%) Middleware
6 1 (0.20%) .NET
6 1 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 140 (28.69%) Data Centre
2 51 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.79%) Management Information System
4 28 (5.74%) Thin Client
4 28 (5.74%) Fat Client
5 25 (5.12%) Blackberry
6 23 (4.71%) BYOD
7 17 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (3.07%) Replication
9 14 (2.87%) Statistics
9 14 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (2.05%) Video on Demand
10 10 (2.05%) MPEG
11 9 (1.84%) iSeries
12 8 (1.64%) FMCG
13 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.43%) Clustering
13 7 (1.43%) HP StoreVirtual
14 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 193 (39.55%) Windows
2 88 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 69 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (12.09%) Linux
5 36 (7.38%) Windows 7
6 30 (6.15%) UNIX
7 17 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.46%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.84%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.61%) Android
12 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.20%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (18.85%) ITIL
2 62 (12.70%) Project Management
3 46 (9.43%) Network Management
4 45 (9.22%) Load Balancing
5 41 (8.40%) Change Management
6 40 (8.20%) Service Delivery
7 36 (7.38%) Mentoring
8 34 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (5.53%) Network Design
10 23 (4.71%) Line Management
11 22 (4.51%) Coaching
12 20 (4.10%) High Availability
13 19 (3.89%) Business Analysis
14 17 (3.48%) Information Security
14 17 (3.48%) Network Architecture
15 16 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (3.07%) Capacity Planning
17 13 (2.66%) Enterprise Architecture
17 13 (2.66%) Configuration Management
17 13 (2.66%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.99%) SQL
2 17 (3.48%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.43%) Bash Shell
3 7 (1.43%) VBScript
3 7 (1.43%) VBA
3 7 (1.43%) C
3 7 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.61%) C++
4 3 (0.61%) Python
5 2 (0.41%) VB
5 2 (0.41%) PHP
5 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.20%) Tcl
6 1 (0.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 158 (32.38%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (25.20%) CCNP
3 83 (17.01%) CCNA
4 57 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (8.81%) MCSE
6 38 (7.79%) CCDP
7 33 (6.76%) CCSE
8 29 (5.94%) CCSA
8 29 (5.94%) Degree
9 28 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (3.89%) MCP
11 15 (3.07%) MCSA
11 15 (3.07%) CCIE
11 15 (3.07%) Check Point Certification
11 15 (3.07%) Security Cleared
12 14 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (2.46%) CISSP
14 11 (2.25%) SC Cleared
15 10 (2.05%) CCDA
16 8 (1.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.63%) SLA
2 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.61%) QA
3 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.41%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) BS7799
System Software
1 163 (33.40%) Active Directory
2 97 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 32 (6.56%) VMware ESX
5 29 (5.94%) Terminal Services
6 26 (5.33%) XenApp
7 14 (2.87%) vSphere
8 11 (2.25%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.64%) ISA Server
10 8 (1.64%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.02%) NFS
12 4 (0.82%) Xen
12 4 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.61%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.20%) iptables
14 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.25%) WSUS
2 7 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.82%) ARCserve
3 4 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.82%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.41%) SCCM
4 2 (0.41%) SCOM
4 2 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.20%) Cacti
5 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 243 (49.80%) Cisco
2 161 (32.99%) Microsoft
3 152 (31.15%) VMware
4 98 (20.08%) Citrix
5 63 (12.91%) CheckPoint
6 45 (9.22%) HP
7 37 (7.58%) Juniper
8 33 (6.76%) F5
9 26 (5.33%) Apple
10 21 (4.30%) Remedy
11 19 (3.89%) Red Hat
12 18 (3.69%) SonicWALL
12 18 (3.69%) SolarWinds
13 17 (3.48%) Fujitsu
14 13 (2.66%) Fortinet
15 12 (2.46%) NetApp
16 11 (2.25%) Dell
16 11 (2.25%) Riverbed
17 10 (2.05%) Tandberg
18 9 (1.84%) ProCurve
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bens
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