The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 84 139 111
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 268 146 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.09% 1.70% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.05% 7.77% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 242 131 179
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1781 1880 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.55% 21.93% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1536 1432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +60 97 £37,000 -7.50% 8
Bedfordshire +32 87 £38,000 -1.29% 12
Cambridgeshire +9 37 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Essex -22 27 £33,250 +2.30% 1
Norfolk +10 14 £27,500 -
Suffolk -23 7 £40,250 +34.16%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 429 (91.67%) LAN
2 218 (46.58%) Firewall
3 216 (46.15%) Cisco
4 195 (41.67%) Windows
5 173 (36.97%) Microsoft
6 140 (29.91%) DNS
7 134 (28.63%) VPN
8 131 (27.99%) Cisco Certification
9 116 (24.79%) Citrix
10 115 (24.57%) VMware
10 115 (24.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 110 (23.50%) DHCP
12 108 (23.08%) Active Directory
13 105 (22.44%) MS Excel
14 97 (20.73%) TCP/IP
15 94 (20.09%) ITIL
16 92 (19.66%) CCNP
17 91 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 84 (17.95%) HP
19 82 (17.52%) SAN
20 76 (16.24%) MS Exchange
21 75 (16.03%) Wireless
22 73 (15.60%) SQL
23 72 (15.38%) CheckPoint
23 72 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
24 70 (14.96%) CCNA
25 69 (14.74%) MCSE
26 66 (14.10%) VoIP
27 60 (12.82%) MS Office
28 53 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 76 (16.24%) MS Exchange
2 44 (9.40%) IIS
3 28 (5.98%) Lotus Domino
4 26 (5.56%) Apache
5 23 (4.91%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 21 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.14%) IBM Notes
9 8 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.50%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.85%) Lync
13 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.43%) MTS
Applications
1 105 (22.44%) MS Excel
2 60 (12.82%) MS Office
3 23 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.70%) SaaS
2 12 (2.56%) Office 365
3 6 (1.28%) IaaS
4 4 (0.85%) PaaS
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 429 (91.67%) LAN
2 218 (46.58%) Firewall
3 140 (29.91%) DNS
4 134 (28.63%) VPN
5 110 (23.50%) DHCP
6 97 (20.73%) TCP/IP
7 82 (17.52%) SAN
8 75 (16.03%) Wireless
9 66 (14.10%) VoIP
10 50 (10.68%) MPLS
11 46 (9.83%) Cisco ASA
12 45 (9.62%) VLAN
13 41 (8.76%) OSPF
14 37 (7.91%) BGP
15 30 (6.41%) Network Security
15 30 (6.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (4.49%) Ethernet
18 20 (4.27%) IP Telephony
19 19 (4.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.56%) MySQL
3 13 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 41 (8.76%) Finance
2 24 (5.13%) Retail
3 17 (3.63%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.21%) Marketing
5 7 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.28%) Back Office
7 5 (1.07%) Advertising
7 5 (1.07%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.85%) Electronics
9 3 (0.64%) Law
9 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Billing
10 2 (0.43%) Local Government
10 2 (0.43%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 124 (26.50%) Network Engineer
2 71 (15.17%) Support Engineer
3 57 (12.18%) Analyst
4 56 (11.97%) Architect
5 42 (8.97%) Systems Engineer
6 35 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 32 (6.84%) Network Support
8 31 (6.62%) Support Analyst
9 30 (6.41%) Technical Architect
10 28 (5.98%) Administrator
11 26 (5.56%) Technical Support
12 25 (5.34%) Security Engineer
13 24 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
14 22 (4.70%) Consultant
14 22 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (4.70%) Network Security Engineer
15 19 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (4.06%) PC Support
15 19 (4.06%) Team Leader
15 19 (4.06%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.14%) Web Services
2 8 (1.71%) XML
3 3 (0.64%) XMPP
4 2 (0.43%) .NET
4 2 (0.43%) COM
5 1 (0.21%) HTML
5 1 (0.21%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.56%) Clustering
2 25 (5.34%) Management Information System
2 25 (5.34%) Blackberry
3 19 (4.06%) SecurID
4 18 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (3.42%) Fat Client
5 16 (3.42%) Thin Client
6 13 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.92%) Replication
7 9 (1.92%) Open Source
8 8 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.85%) CESG
10 3 (0.64%) NHS
11 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.43%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.43%) Statistics
12 1 (0.21%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 195 (41.67%) Windows
2 115 (24.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (9.62%) Windows 7
5 41 (8.76%) Linux
6 22 (4.70%) Android
7 21 (4.49%) Windows Phone
8 20 (4.27%) Windows XP
9 19 (4.06%) VMS
9 19 (4.06%) Windows Phone 8
10 18 (3.85%) Windows 8
11 14 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (2.78%) UNIX
13 12 (2.56%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.85%) CentOS
15 4 (0.85%) OpenBSD
16 3 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.43%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (20.09%) ITIL
2 53 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (7.48%) Project Management
4 33 (7.05%) Software Deployment
5 26 (5.56%) Service Management
5 26 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 25 (5.34%) Problem Management
6 25 (5.34%) Network Design
7 24 (5.13%) Information Security
7 24 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
8 20 (4.27%) Migration
9 17 (3.63%) PRINCE2
9 17 (3.63%) Service Delivery
9 17 (3.63%) Asset Management
9 17 (3.63%) Project Planning
10 16 (3.42%) Network Management
11 14 (2.99%) Business Continuity
11 14 (2.99%) Change Management
11 14 (2.99%) Security Management
12 13 (2.78%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.60%) SQL
2 24 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.21%) VB
4 7 (1.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.64%) Java
6 2 (0.43%) C
7 1 (0.21%) C#
7 1 (0.21%) PHP
7 1 (0.21%) VBA
7 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 131 (27.99%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (19.66%) CCNP
3 91 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 70 (14.96%) CCNA
5 69 (14.74%) MCSE
6 37 (7.91%) Degree
7 23 (4.91%) MCSA
7 23 (4.91%) CCDP
8 20 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (4.06%) MCP
10 18 (3.85%) MCITP
11 15 (3.21%) CISSP
12 13 (2.78%) Security+ Certification
13 12 (2.56%) CCSA
14 11 (2.35%) SSCP
14 11 (2.35%) CISM
14 11 (2.35%) MCTS
14 11 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.92%) CCIE
15 9 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.48%) SLA
2 29 (6.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.50%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 48 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 26 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 23 (4.91%) XenApp
6 22 (4.70%) vSphere
7 13 (2.78%) MetaFrame
8 11 (2.35%) Terminal Server
9 8 (1.71%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.85%) Snort
12 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.85%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.64%) UAG
14 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.21%) NDS
15 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 33 (7.05%) McAfee ePO
2 31 (6.62%) Backup Exec
3 20 (4.27%) SCCM
4 18 (3.85%) Nessus
5 16 (3.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (3.21%) FortiGate
6 15 (3.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (2.78%) SCOM
8 11 (2.35%) SCSM
8 11 (2.35%) SCVMM
9 9 (1.92%) Puppet
9 9 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.71%) Nagios
11 7 (1.50%) WSUS
12 4 (0.85%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.64%) OpenView
13 3 (0.64%) Netcool
13 3 (0.64%) Cacti
13 3 (0.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 216 (46.15%) Cisco
2 173 (36.97%) Microsoft
3 116 (24.79%) Citrix
4 115 (24.57%) VMware
5 84 (17.95%) HP
6 72 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 53 (11.32%) Juniper
8 42 (8.97%) McAfee
9 36 (7.69%) Symantec
10 29 (6.20%) Lotus
10 29 (6.20%) Oracle
11 28 (5.98%) F5
12 25 (5.34%) Riverbed
13 19 (4.06%) Clearswift
14 18 (3.85%) NetApp
15 15 (3.21%) Aruba
16 12 (2.56%) Fortinet
16 12 (2.56%) Apple
17 11 (2.35%) Sourcefire
17 11 (2.35%) Splunk
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Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car/allow
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 12.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 5 days ago
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Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depends on experience + Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus Company Benefits
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Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £5K Car Allow + On-Call + Bens
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
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