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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 98 104 127
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 210 160 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.64% 2.34% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.01% 11.79% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 185 115 166
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £25,600 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
1614 1357 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.31% 19.81% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 970 1479
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,520 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,600
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +6 81 £45,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire -10 44 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Essex -3 36 £36,000 -33.33% 1
Bedfordshire +12 31 £36,000 -22.58% 5
Suffolk +9 18 £55,000 +103.70%
Norfolk +4 2 £27,500 -72.50%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 382 (83.77%) LAN
2 229 (50.22%) Windows
3 210 (46.05%) Cisco
4 198 (43.42%) Firewall
5 171 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 149 (32.68%) VMware
7 134 (29.39%) Active Directory
8 126 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
9 119 (26.10%) VPN
10 111 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 107 (23.46%) TCP/IP
12 104 (22.81%) SAN
13 97 (21.27%) MS Excel
13 97 (21.27%) Citrix
14 87 (19.08%) DNS
15 81 (17.76%) CheckPoint
15 81 (17.76%) ITIL
16 80 (17.54%) CCNP
17 78 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 74 (16.23%) HP
19 73 (16.01%) Wireless
19 73 (16.01%) Network Security
20 69 (15.13%) Linux
21 62 (13.60%) MPLS
22 61 (13.38%) CCNA
23 59 (12.94%) DHCP
24 56 (12.28%) MS Exchange
24 56 (12.28%) Finance
25 54 (11.84%) MS Office
26 51 (11.18%) Wi-Fi

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.80%) IIS
3 17 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (3.51%) Lotus Domino
4 16 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.29%) Lync
5 15 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (3.07%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.75%) Apache
8 8 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.88%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.66%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.22%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 97 (21.27%) MS Excel
2 54 (11.84%) MS Office
3 20 (4.39%) FrameMaker
3 20 (4.39%) PaintShop Pro
3 20 (4.39%) RoboHelp
4 18 (3.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.61%) PaaS
2 15 (3.29%) IaaS
3 13 (2.85%) SaaS
4 7 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.32%) Office 365
6 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 382 (83.77%) LAN
2 198 (43.42%) Firewall
3 119 (26.10%) VPN
4 107 (23.46%) TCP/IP
5 104 (22.81%) SAN
6 87 (19.08%) DNS
7 73 (16.01%) Wireless
7 73 (16.01%) Network Security
8 62 (13.60%) MPLS
9 59 (12.94%) DHCP
10 51 (11.18%) Wi-Fi
11 46 (10.09%) BGP
12 45 (9.87%) VoIP
13 40 (8.77%) OSPF
13 40 (8.77%) VLAN
14 31 (6.80%) IPsec
15 30 (6.58%) NAS
15 30 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (6.14%) Internet
17 26 (5.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.88%) MySQL
5 3 (0.66%) Big Data
6 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.22%) MS Access
7 1 (0.22%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Bugzilla
1 4 (0.88%) JIRA
1 4 (0.88%) TestLink
2 2 (0.44%) Subversion
2 2 (0.44%) Maven
2 2 (0.44%) Ant
2 2 (0.44%) JUnit
3 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (12.28%) Finance
2 40 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.39%) Publishing
4 14 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.41%) Retail
6 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.44%) Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (23.25%) Network Engineer
2 62 (13.60%) Architect
3 52 (11.40%) Analyst
4 48 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 44 (9.65%) Consultant
6 43 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (6.80%) Security Engineer
8 30 (6.58%) Network Security Engineer
9 29 (6.36%) Infrastructure Architect
10 27 (5.92%) Administrator
11 26 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 26 (5.70%) Network Consultant
12 22 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
13 21 (4.61%) Technical Support
14 20 (4.39%) Author
14 20 (4.39%) Technical Author
15 19 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
16 18 (3.95%) Network Support
17 16 (3.51%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.82%) CSS
1 22 (4.82%) HTML
2 18 (3.95%) Middleware
3 7 (1.54%) COM
4 5 (1.10%) WSH
5 4 (0.88%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.66%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.44%) LAMP
7 2 (0.44%) JSON
7 2 (0.44%) JSP
7 2 (0.44%) XML
7 2 (0.44%) jQuery
7 2 (0.44%) Google Maps API
7 2 (0.44%) HTML5
7 2 (0.44%) Backbone.js
7 2 (0.44%) Sass
7 2 (0.44%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.17%) Clustering
4 14 (3.07%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.63%) SecurID
6 11 (2.41%) PKI
7 10 (2.19%) Open Source
8 9 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.97%) Statistics
9 8 (1.75%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.54%) Handset
11 6 (1.32%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (1.10%) PMI
13 4 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.88%) Equities
13 4 (0.88%) Streaming Media
13 4 (0.88%) IPTV
13 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 229 (50.22%) Windows
2 78 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (15.13%) Linux
4 49 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (10.09%) Android
7 32 (7.02%) Windows 7
8 30 (6.58%) Apple iOS
9 26 (5.70%) Windows Phone
10 19 (4.17%) UNIX
11 18 (3.95%) Windows 8
12 14 (3.07%) Windows Phone 8
13 13 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (2.19%) Windows XP
14 10 (2.19%) VMS
15 9 (1.97%) CentOS
16 5 (1.10%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.10%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.88%) Solaris
18 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (17.76%) ITIL
2 45 (9.87%) Load Balancing
3 42 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (9.21%) Asset Management
4 36 (7.89%) Project Management
5 33 (7.24%) Mentoring
6 30 (6.58%) SIEM
7 29 (6.36%) Network Design
8 27 (5.92%) Network Management
9 25 (5.48%) Change Management
10 21 (4.61%) Identity Management
11 20 (4.39%) Problem Management
12 19 (4.17%) Service Delivery
13 17 (3.73%) Benchmarking
13 17 (3.73%) Enterprise Architecture
13 17 (3.73%) Project Planning
13 17 (3.73%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (3.73%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (3.51%) Line Management
14 16 (3.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.46%) Python
2 30 (6.58%) SQL
3 14 (3.07%) Perl
4 9 (1.97%) Bash Shell
4 9 (1.97%) C
5 8 (1.75%) Java
6 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.44%) PHP
7 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.44%) Ruby
8 1 (0.22%) Korn
8 1 (0.22%) C#
8 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (27.63%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (17.54%) CCNP
3 61 (13.38%) CCNA
4 38 (8.33%) Degree
5 28 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (5.92%) CCSA
7 24 (5.26%) CCSE
8 18 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (3.95%) SC Cleared
8 18 (3.95%) Security Cleared
9 17 (3.73%) MCSE
10 15 (3.29%) CCIE
10 15 (3.29%) CISSP
11 13 (2.85%) CCDP
12 9 (1.97%) SSCP
12 9 (1.97%) GCIA
12 9 (1.97%) GCIH
13 8 (1.75%) MCITP
14 7 (1.54%) Check Point Certification
15 6 (1.32%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.02%) SLA
2 6 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 134 (29.39%) Active Directory
2 111 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 26 (5.70%) vSphere
5 19 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 18 (3.95%) XenApp
7 16 (3.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 13 (2.85%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.54%) Samba
10 6 (1.32%) XenServer
10 6 (1.32%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.10%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.88%) NFS
12 4 (0.88%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.66%) Xen
14 2 (0.44%) pfSense
15 1 (0.22%) vCloud
15 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (4.39%) SCCM
2 12 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (2.19%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.97%) Nessus
4 9 (1.97%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.75%) Cacti
6 6 (1.32%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.10%) OpenView
8 3 (0.66%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.66%) ZENworks
8 3 (0.66%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.44%) SCOM
9 2 (0.44%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.22%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.22%) WSUS
10 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 210 (46.05%) Cisco
2 171 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 149 (32.68%) VMware
4 97 (21.27%) Citrix
5 81 (17.76%) CheckPoint
6 74 (16.23%) HP
7 43 (9.43%) Juniper
8 31 (6.80%) Dell
9 30 (6.58%) SolarWinds
10 23 (5.04%) McAfee
11 22 (4.82%) F5
12 17 (3.73%) Mitel
13 16 (3.51%) Sourcefire
13 16 (3.51%) Lotus
14 14 (3.07%) Apple
14 14 (3.07%) EMC
15 13 (2.85%) Red Hat
15 13 (2.85%) Aruba
16 12 (2.63%) Symantec
16 12 (2.63%) Avaya
Colchester
Streamline Connections
Salary: £4000 - £5000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Harris Global
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £50k+ Package with Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Required IT
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Company Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago