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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 97 82 134
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +52
Permanent jobs citing WAN 190 213 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.63% 3.23% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.14% 15.82% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 169 173 144
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1446 1346 1775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.01% 20.40% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 996 1449
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -14 80 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Cambridgeshire -25 35 £43,900 +25.42% 12
Bedfordshire -4 32 £41,250 -8.33% 3
Essex -10 30 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Suffolk +8 15 £40,000 +40.35%
Norfolk +1 1 £27,500 -56.86%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 362 (86.19%) LAN
2 205 (48.81%) Windows
3 204 (48.57%) Cisco
4 174 (41.43%) Firewall
5 161 (38.33%) Microsoft
6 135 (32.14%) VMware
7 122 (29.05%) Active Directory
7 122 (29.05%) Cisco Certification
8 99 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 97 (23.10%) VPN
10 93 (22.14%) SAN
10 93 (22.14%) MS Excel
11 89 (21.19%) CCNP
12 87 (20.71%) TCP/IP
13 86 (20.48%) Citrix
14 71 (16.90%) CheckPoint
14 71 (16.90%) ITIL
15 70 (16.67%) Network Security
16 65 (15.48%) Wireless
17 64 (15.24%) DNS
18 62 (14.76%) Windows Server 2008
19 55 (13.10%) HP
20 53 (12.62%) MS Exchange
21 52 (12.38%) CCNA
22 49 (11.67%) MPLS
23 48 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
23 48 (11.43%) Load Balancing
24 47 (11.19%) Linux
25 42 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
26 40 (9.52%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 53 (12.62%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.76%) IIS
3 17 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.38%) Lync
7 10 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (2.14%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (1.43%) Apache
9 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.71%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.24%) CMS
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 93 (22.14%) MS Excel
2 40 (9.52%) MS Office
3 20 (4.76%) FrameMaker
3 20 (4.76%) PaintShop Pro
3 20 (4.76%) RoboHelp
4 19 (4.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.90%) PaaS
1 8 (1.90%) Office 365
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.67%) SaaS
3 6 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.43%) IaaS
4 5 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.48%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 362 (86.19%) LAN
2 174 (41.43%) Firewall
3 97 (23.10%) VPN
4 93 (22.14%) SAN
5 87 (20.71%) TCP/IP
6 70 (16.67%) Network Security
7 65 (15.48%) Wireless
8 64 (15.24%) DNS
9 49 (11.67%) MPLS
10 39 (9.29%) Wi-Fi
11 38 (9.05%) DHCP
12 37 (8.81%) BGP
13 35 (8.33%) OSPF
13 35 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 33 (7.86%) VoIP
15 30 (7.14%) VLAN
16 29 (6.90%) NAS
17 26 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (5.24%) Wireshark
19 19 (4.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.95%) MySQL
5 3 (0.71%) Big Data
6 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.24%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.24%) MS Access
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Bugzilla
1 2 (0.48%) JIRA
1 2 (0.48%) TestLink
General
1 38 (9.05%) Telecoms
2 35 (8.33%) Finance
3 20 (4.76%) Publishing
4 10 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.19%) Legal
6 4 (0.95%) Retail
6 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.48%) Banking
7 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.48%) Local Government
7 2 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 59 (14.05%) Architect
3 50 (11.90%) Analyst
3 50 (11.90%) Consultant
4 42 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 35 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (7.14%) Network Consultant
7 28 (6.67%) Security Engineer
8 27 (6.43%) Infrastructure Architect
9 26 (6.19%) Network Security Engineer
10 21 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
11 20 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (4.76%) Author
11 20 (4.76%) Technical Author
12 18 (4.29%) Technical Support
13 17 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (4.05%) Security Architect
14 16 (3.81%) Network Security Consultant
14 16 (3.81%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.76%) HTML
1 20 (4.76%) CSS
2 16 (3.81%) Middleware
3 6 (1.43%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.19%) COM
5 3 (0.71%) WSH
5 3 (0.71%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.48%) LAMP
6 2 (0.48%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.48%) .NET
7 1 (0.24%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.05%) Clustering
4 10 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.67%) PMI
5 7 (1.67%) SecurID
6 6 (1.43%) Statistics
6 6 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.19%) PKI
7 5 (1.19%) Handset
7 5 (1.19%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (0.95%) Learning Management System
8 4 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.95%) Open Source
9 3 (0.71%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.71%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.48%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.48%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 205 (48.81%) Windows
2 62 (14.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (11.19%) Linux
4 42 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (8.10%) Android
6 33 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (7.38%) Windows 7
8 24 (5.71%) Apple iOS
9 20 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 17 (4.05%) UNIX
11 14 (3.33%) Windows Phone
12 8 (1.90%) Windows Phone 8
12 8 (1.90%) CentOS
13 7 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.43%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.43%) VMS
15 4 (0.95%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (16.90%) ITIL
2 48 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 48 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 36 (8.57%) Asset Management
4 28 (6.67%) Project Management
5 25 (5.95%) Change Management
5 25 (5.95%) Problem Management
5 25 (5.95%) Network Management
5 25 (5.95%) SIEM
6 23 (5.48%) Mentoring
7 21 (5.00%) Network Design
8 19 (4.52%) Service Delivery
9 18 (4.29%) PRINCE2
10 16 (3.81%) Service Management
10 16 (3.81%) Identity Management
10 16 (3.81%) Migration
10 16 (3.81%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (3.81%) Change Control
11 15 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (3.57%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.14%) SQL
2 28 (6.67%) Python
3 8 (1.90%) Perl
4 7 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.43%) Java
6 5 (1.19%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.19%) C
7 2 (0.48%) VB
8 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.24%) Korn
8 1 (0.24%) C#
8 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (29.05%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (21.19%) CCNP
3 52 (12.38%) CCNA
4 33 (7.86%) CCSA
5 28 (6.67%) Degree
6 27 (6.43%) CCSE
7 24 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 24 (5.71%) Security Cleared
8 23 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (5.48%) CCDP
9 19 (4.52%) CISSP
10 15 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (3.10%) MCSE
12 11 (2.62%) CCIE
13 10 (2.38%) SSCP
14 9 (2.14%) GCIA
14 9 (2.14%) GCIH
15 8 (1.90%) Check Point Certification
15 8 (1.90%) CCDA
16 7 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.38%) SLA
2 9 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.48%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (29.05%) Active Directory
2 99 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.10%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.00%) vSphere
5 16 (3.81%) XenApp
6 12 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 10 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (1.67%) Samba
8 7 (1.67%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.43%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.19%) Xen
10 5 (1.19%) XenServer
11 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.95%) NFS
11 4 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.48%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.48%) NLBS
12 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (4.29%) SCCM
2 9 (2.14%) Nessus
3 8 (1.90%) FortiGate
4 6 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.43%) WSUS
4 6 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.43%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.19%) ZENworks
6 4 (0.95%) Cacti
6 4 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.48%) SCOM
7 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.48%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.48%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.48%) OpenView
Vendors
1 204 (48.57%) Cisco
2 161 (38.33%) Microsoft
3 135 (32.14%) VMware
4 86 (20.48%) Citrix
5 71 (16.90%) CheckPoint
6 55 (13.10%) HP
7 37 (8.81%) Juniper
8 21 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 20 (4.76%) F5
10 17 (4.05%) McAfee
11 16 (3.81%) Dell
11 16 (3.81%) EMC
12 15 (3.57%) NetApp
13 13 (3.10%) Mitel
14 12 (2.86%) Lotus
15 11 (2.62%) Sourcefire
16 10 (2.38%) Avaya
17 8 (1.90%) IBM
17 8 (1.90%) Red Hat
17 8 (1.90%) Apple
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