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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 88 132 99
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -33
Permanent jobs citing WAN 236 136 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.94% 1.76% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.94% 8.52% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 194 115 202
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1580 1596 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.67% 20.68% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1255 1320
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 £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +28 111 £42,500 - 9
Bedfordshire +13 55 £35,000 -28.20% 12
Cambridgeshire +7 34 £37,000 -9.75% 9
Essex -5 17 £37,500 -30.55% 4
Suffolk +14 15 £45,000 +44.00% 4
Norfolk - 5 £32,500 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 441 (89.27%) LAN
2 264 (53.44%) Firewall
3 231 (46.76%) Windows
4 209 (42.31%) Cisco
5 167 (33.81%) VMware
6 148 (29.96%) Cisco Certification
7 147 (29.76%) Microsoft
8 144 (29.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 139 (28.14%) VPN
10 137 (27.73%) DNS
11 117 (23.68%) Citrix
12 113 (22.87%) DHCP
13 112 (22.67%) ITIL
14 109 (22.06%) TCP/IP
14 109 (22.06%) CheckPoint
15 106 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 105 (21.26%) Active Directory
17 101 (20.45%) SAN
18 95 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
19 85 (17.21%) MS Excel
20 84 (17.00%) HP
20 84 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 83 (16.80%) Linux
22 81 (16.40%) CCNP
23 80 (16.19%) CCNA
24 79 (15.99%) MS Office
25 73 (14.78%) MPLS
26 72 (14.57%) MCSE
27 71 (14.37%) VoIP
28 68 (13.77%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 68 (13.77%) MS Exchange
2 50 (10.12%) Lotus Domino
3 45 (9.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 45 (9.11%) IIS
4 25 (5.06%) Lync
5 24 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (2.63%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.63%) Apache
8 13 (2.63%) IBM Notes
9 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 85 (17.21%) MS Excel
2 79 (15.99%) MS Office
3 9 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.83%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.26%) PaaS
2 19 (3.85%) IaaS
3 16 (3.24%) SaaS
4 15 (3.04%) Office 365
5 7 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 441 (89.27%) LAN
2 264 (53.44%) Firewall
3 139 (28.14%) VPN
4 137 (27.73%) DNS
5 113 (22.87%) DHCP
6 109 (22.06%) TCP/IP
7 101 (20.45%) SAN
8 73 (14.78%) MPLS
9 71 (14.37%) VoIP
10 60 (12.15%) Wireless
11 59 (11.94%) Wi-Fi
12 55 (11.13%) Network Security
13 49 (9.92%) BGP
14 46 (9.31%) OSPF
15 42 (8.50%) VLAN
16 31 (6.28%) Internet
17 25 (5.06%) EIGRP
18 24 (4.86%) Cisco Nexus
19 23 (4.66%) IPsec
20 21 (4.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.02%) MySQL
4 8 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.61%) JIRA
2 3 (0.61%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.40%) Ant
3 2 (0.40%) JUnit
3 2 (0.40%) Subversion
3 2 (0.40%) Maven
3 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (10.73%) Finance
2 30 (6.07%) Retail
3 25 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.81%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.20%) Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Local Government
7 1 (0.20%) Electronics
7 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 163 (33.00%) Network Engineer
2 85 (17.21%) Support Engineer
3 59 (11.94%) Analyst
4 56 (11.34%) Architect
5 55 (11.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 52 (10.53%) Network Support
7 36 (7.29%) Systems Engineer
8 34 (6.88%) Network Support Engineer
9 33 (6.68%) PC Support
9 33 (6.68%) PC Engineer
10 31 (6.28%) Administrator
11 30 (6.07%) Support Analyst
12 28 (5.67%) Consultant
13 25 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
14 23 (4.66%) Operations Engineer
14 23 (4.66%) Network Analyst
15 22 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (4.45%) Server Support
16 20 (4.05%) PC Support Engineer
17 19 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.02%) Web Services
2 3 (0.61%) XMPP
2 3 (0.61%) XML
2 3 (0.61%) HTML
3 2 (0.40%) Backbone.js
3 2 (0.40%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.40%) Sass
3 2 (0.40%) HTML5
3 2 (0.40%) ServiceStack
3 2 (0.40%) WSH
3 2 (0.40%) COM
3 2 (0.40%) CSS
3 2 (0.40%) JSP
3 2 (0.40%) Middleware
3 2 (0.40%) Google Maps API
3 2 (0.40%) jQuery
3 2 (0.40%) JSON
4 1 (0.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 38 (7.69%) SecurID
3 25 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.24%) Visualisation
5 15 (3.04%) Statistics
5 15 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.43%) Clustering
7 11 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.62%) Handset
8 8 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.42%) Open Source
10 6 (1.21%) PKI
11 5 (1.01%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.01%) Equities
12 3 (0.61%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.61%) Streaming Media
12 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.61%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 231 (46.76%) Windows
2 144 (29.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (16.80%) Linux
5 45 (9.11%) Windows 7
5 45 (9.11%) Android
5 45 (9.11%) Windows Phone
6 39 (7.89%) Windows Phone 8
7 37 (7.49%) VMS
8 31 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (4.45%) Windows XP
10 20 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (3.04%) Windows 8
12 12 (2.43%) Windows Vista
13 10 (2.02%) UNIX
14 7 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (1.21%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.81%) CentOS
17 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (22.67%) ITIL
2 48 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (6.88%) Network Design
4 32 (6.48%) Project Management
5 27 (5.47%) Information Security
5 27 (5.47%) Incident Management
6 25 (5.06%) Service Delivery
7 24 (4.86%) Network Management
8 23 (4.66%) Software Deployment
9 21 (4.25%) PRINCE2
9 21 (4.25%) Change Management
10 20 (4.05%) Asset Management
11 19 (3.85%) Project Planning
12 18 (3.64%) Capacity Management
12 18 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (3.24%) Service Management
13 16 (3.24%) Business Continuity
13 16 (3.24%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (3.04%) Business Transformation
14 15 (3.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.77%) SQL
2 9 (1.82%) Python
3 8 (1.62%) Perl
4 5 (1.01%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.01%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.01%) C
5 3 (0.61%) Java
5 3 (0.61%) VB
5 3 (0.61%) PHP
6 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.40%) Ruby
7 1 (0.20%) VB6
7 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.20%) C#
7 1 (0.20%) VBA
7 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (29.96%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (16.40%) CCNP
4 80 (16.19%) CCNA
5 72 (14.57%) MCSE
6 47 (9.51%) Degree
7 35 (7.09%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (5.06%) MCSA
9 20 (4.05%) CCSA
10 19 (3.85%) CCIE
10 19 (3.85%) MCP
11 17 (3.44%) CCDP
12 15 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (2.83%) CCSE
14 10 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.62%) MCITP
16 6 (1.21%) RHCE
16 6 (1.21%) Check Point Certification
16 6 (1.21%) CCA
16 6 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.87%) SLA
2 21 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.42%) QA
4 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (21.26%) Active Directory
2 84 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (10.32%) Hyper-V
4 50 (10.12%) vSphere
5 48 (9.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 33 (6.68%) XenApp
7 15 (3.04%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.02%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.82%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.21%) MetaFrame
11 5 (1.01%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.61%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.40%) pfSense
14 2 (0.40%) Snort
15 1 (0.20%) XenServer
15 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 49 (9.92%) Backup Exec
2 40 (8.10%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (2.83%) SCCM
4 13 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 10 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (1.82%) Nessus
6 9 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.62%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.21%) CiscoWorks
8 6 (1.21%) OpenView
8 6 (1.21%) Nagios
9 4 (0.81%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.81%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.81%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
9 4 (0.81%) Cacti
10 3 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.40%) PureDisk
11 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 209 (42.31%) Cisco
2 167 (33.81%) VMware
3 147 (29.76%) Microsoft
4 117 (23.68%) Citrix
5 109 (22.06%) CheckPoint
6 84 (17.00%) HP
7 52 (10.53%) McAfee
8 51 (10.32%) Lotus
9 47 (9.51%) Symantec
10 45 (9.11%) Juniper
11 38 (7.69%) Clearswift
12 32 (6.48%) F5
13 29 (5.87%) Oracle
14 27 (5.47%) Dell
15 26 (5.26%) Red Hat
16 24 (4.86%) SolarWinds
17 21 (4.25%) Riverbed
18 20 (4.05%) ProCurve
19 16 (3.24%) Fortinet
20 15 (3.04%) Aruba
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Salary: £34000 - £38500 per annum + PENSION, IFSTL, EXCELLENT TRAINING
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woodbridge, Suffolk
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Salary: £20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Corporate Benefits
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