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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 81 78 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 198 268 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.00% 3.49% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.73% 17.65% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 150 199 182
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
1117 1518 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.93% 19.78% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 933 1135 1279
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +20 121 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Cambridgeshire -39 27 £36,500 -8.75% 3
Bedfordshire -9 19 £45,750 -2.65% 2
Essex +9 17 £40,000 -30.43%
Suffolk +18 14 £32,500 +1.56% 2
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for WAN.

1 445 (89.54%) LAN
2 312 (62.78%) Cisco
3 278 (55.94%) Firewall
4 214 (43.06%) Windows
5 209 (42.05%) Cisco Certification
6 186 (37.42%) VPN
7 166 (33.40%) TCP/IP
8 141 (28.37%) ITIL
9 138 (27.77%) CCNP
10 137 (27.57%) Microsoft
11 133 (26.76%) Windows Server
12 132 (26.56%) VMware
13 131 (26.36%) Active Directory
14 119 (23.94%) Network Security
15 117 (23.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 117 (23.54%) Juniper
16 103 (20.72%) OSPF
17 90 (18.11%) CCNA
18 85 (17.10%) BGP
19 81 (16.30%) CheckPoint
19 81 (16.30%) MS Exchange
20 80 (16.10%) Wireless
21 79 (15.90%) DNS
21 79 (15.90%) Windows Server 2008
22 74 (14.89%) Linux
23 70 (14.08%) Network Design
24 68 (13.68%) SAN
25 67 (13.48%) F5
25 67 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
25 67 (13.48%) Data Centre

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 81 (16.30%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 24 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (3.42%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.60%) IIS
9 2 (0.40%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.40%) Confluence
10 1 (0.20%) Apache
10 1 (0.20%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.65%) MS Office
3 23 (4.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (10.26%) Office 365
2 29 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.01%) PaaS
5 3 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 445 (89.54%) LAN
2 278 (55.94%) Firewall
3 186 (37.42%) VPN
4 166 (33.40%) TCP/IP
5 119 (23.94%) Network Security
6 103 (20.72%) OSPF
7 85 (17.10%) BGP
8 80 (16.10%) Wireless
9 79 (15.90%) DNS
10 68 (13.68%) SAN
11 67 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 60 (12.07%) DHCP
13 58 (11.67%) ISDN
14 55 (11.07%) MPLS
15 52 (10.46%) Broadband
16 51 (10.26%) VoIP
17 48 (9.66%) Cisco ASA
18 46 (9.26%) SSL
19 43 (8.65%) Spanning Tree
20 40 (8.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.20%) Maven
3 1 (0.20%) Selenium
3 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 40 (8.05%) Telecoms
2 31 (6.24%) Finance
3 19 (3.82%) Retail
4 13 (2.62%) Publishing
5 8 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.41%) Banking
7 4 (0.80%) Marketing
8 2 (0.40%) Back Office
8 2 (0.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
9 1 (0.20%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 159 (31.99%) Network Engineer
2 96 (19.32%) Support Engineer
3 59 (11.87%) Analyst
4 57 (11.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 51 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 50 (10.06%) Network Support
7 44 (8.85%) Network Support Engineer
8 43 (8.65%) 3rd Line Support
9 37 (7.44%) Architect
9 37 (7.44%) Juniper Engineer
10 35 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 35 (7.04%) Consultant
11 32 (6.44%) Network Consultant
12 31 (6.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 31 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 29 (5.84%) Cisco Support
14 26 (5.23%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
15 25 (5.03%) Juniper Support
16 24 (4.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 23 (4.63%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.81%) Web Services
2 6 (1.21%) .NET
2 6 (1.21%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.80%) Middleware
4 3 (0.60%) LAMP
5 2 (0.40%) JSON
6 1 (0.20%) COM
6 1 (0.20%) HTML
6 1 (0.20%) HTML5
6 1 (0.20%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.20%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.48%) Data Centre
2 36 (7.24%) e-Health
3 21 (4.23%) Blackberry
4 19 (3.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 19 (3.82%) Replication
5 17 (3.42%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.62%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.62%) Thin Client
7 11 (2.21%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.01%) iPad
9 9 (1.81%) EqualLogic
9 9 (1.81%) HP Storage
9 9 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.61%) EMC VNX
10 8 (1.61%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.41%) Statistics
12 6 (1.21%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 214 (43.06%) Windows
2 133 (26.76%) Windows Server
3 79 (15.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (14.89%) Linux
5 49 (9.86%) Windows 7
6 44 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (4.02%) Windows 10
10 15 (3.02%) Unix
11 11 (2.21%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.21%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.60%) CentOS
12 3 (0.60%) SUSE
12 3 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.20%) Debian
14 1 (0.20%) Solaris
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (28.37%) ITIL
2 70 (14.08%) Network Design
3 61 (12.27%) Network Management
4 59 (11.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 53 (10.66%) Network Monitoring
6 48 (9.66%) Load Balancing
7 41 (8.25%) Change Management
7 41 (8.25%) Service Delivery
8 35 (7.04%) Presales
9 34 (6.84%) E-Commerce
10 32 (6.44%) Mentoring
11 30 (6.04%) Incident Management
12 24 (4.83%) Coaching
13 23 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
14 21 (4.23%) High Availability
14 21 (4.23%) Project Management
15 17 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (3.02%) Document Management
16 15 (3.02%) Service Management
17 14 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.24%) SQL
2 14 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.41%) C
4 8 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.21%) VBA
6 4 (0.80%) VB
7 3 (0.60%) Perl
7 3 (0.60%) Python
7 3 (0.60%) Ruby
8 2 (0.40%) C++
9 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 209 (42.05%) Cisco Certification
2 138 (27.77%) CCNP
3 90 (18.11%) CCNA
4 64 (12.88%) Security Cleared
5 55 (11.07%) SC Cleared
6 52 (10.46%) CCDP
7 49 (9.86%) JNCIA
8 48 (9.66%) JNCIE
8 48 (9.66%) JNCIP
9 46 (9.26%) DV Cleared
10 42 (8.45%) JNCIS
11 33 (6.64%) CCSA
11 33 (6.64%) CCSE
12 32 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (5.84%) CCIE
14 24 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (4.02%) MCSE
16 15 (3.02%) Degree
17 13 (2.62%) MCP
18 11 (2.21%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.24%) SLA
2 28 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.60%) RMADS
4 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.20%) SAS 70
System Software
1 131 (26.36%) Active Directory
2 117 (23.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (10.66%) vSphere
4 43 (8.65%) Hyper-V
5 28 (5.63%) XenApp
6 22 (4.43%) VMware ESX
7 17 (3.42%) Terminal Services
8 11 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.41%) NFS
11 6 (1.21%) Xen
12 4 (0.80%) pfSense
13 3 (0.60%) KVM
14 2 (0.40%) Firmware
14 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.40%) XenServer
15 1 (0.20%) Postfix
15 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.22%) FortiGate
2 15 (3.02%) WSUS
3 11 (2.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (2.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (1.61%) SCCM
6 7 (1.41%) Nagios
7 6 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.21%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.80%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.80%) Cacti
8 4 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.80%) RANCID
8 4 (0.80%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.80%) SmokePing
8 4 (0.80%) ZENworks
9 3 (0.60%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.60%) Puppet
10 2 (0.40%) OPNET
Vendors
1 312 (62.78%) Cisco
2 137 (27.57%) Microsoft
3 132 (26.56%) VMware
4 117 (23.54%) Juniper
5 81 (16.30%) CheckPoint
6 67 (13.48%) F5
7 66 (13.28%) Citrix
8 59 (11.87%) HP
9 52 (10.46%) Avaya
10 36 (7.24%) Dell
11 31 (6.24%) Palo Alto
12 24 (4.83%) Red Hat
12 24 (4.83%) SolarWinds
13 20 (4.02%) Apple
14 19 (3.82%) Fujitsu
14 19 (3.82%) SonicWALL
15 16 (3.22%) Brocade
16 14 (2.82%) EMC
17 9 (1.81%) Intel Security
17 9 (1.81%) Symantec
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