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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 82 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 189 216 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.98% 2.98% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.23% 18.43% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 164 180 197
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,100 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
1037 1172 1626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.37% 16.16% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 876 937 1323
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +36 108 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Cambridgeshire -28 24 £33,500 -16.25% 5
Suffolk +11 21 £33,500 +19.64% 3
Bedfordshire -4 19 £50,500 -3.80% 2
Essex +7 13 £31,850 -31.13% 2
Norfolk -14 4 £27,750 -2.63% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 364 (90.77%) LAN
2 235 (58.60%) Cisco
3 203 (50.62%) Firewall
4 181 (45.14%) Windows
5 164 (40.90%) Cisco Certification
6 135 (33.67%) VPN
7 114 (28.43%) VMware
8 108 (26.93%) CCNP
9 107 (26.68%) TCP/IP
9 107 (26.68%) Windows Server
10 106 (26.43%) ITIL
11 103 (25.69%) Active Directory
12 102 (25.44%) Microsoft
13 101 (25.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 95 (23.69%) CCNA
15 90 (22.44%) Network Security
16 71 (17.71%) DNS
17 68 (16.96%) Wireless
17 68 (16.96%) Linux
17 68 (16.96%) Juniper
18 64 (15.96%) BGP
19 63 (15.71%) Data Centre
20 60 (14.96%) OSPF
21 59 (14.71%) MS Exchange
22 58 (14.46%) Avaya
22 58 (14.46%) Telecoms
23 56 (13.97%) Citrix
24 55 (13.72%) SAN
24 55 (13.72%) Cisco ASA
24 55 (13.72%) Windows Server 2008

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 59 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.74%) Skype for Business
3 12 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.25%) IIS
7 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) nginx
9 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 39 (9.73%) MS Office
3 12 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.48%) Office 365
2 22 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.74%) PaaS
5 3 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.25%) GitHub
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 364 (90.77%) LAN
2 203 (50.62%) Firewall
3 135 (33.67%) VPN
4 107 (26.68%) TCP/IP
5 90 (22.44%) Network Security
6 71 (17.71%) DNS
7 68 (16.96%) Wireless
8 64 (15.96%) BGP
9 60 (14.96%) OSPF
10 55 (13.72%) Cisco ASA
10 55 (13.72%) SAN
11 49 (12.22%) DHCP
12 47 (11.72%) VoIP
13 43 (10.72%) ISDN
14 41 (10.22%) VLAN
15 39 (9.73%) Broadband
15 39 (9.73%) MPLS
16 38 (9.48%) Cisco Nexus
17 37 (9.23%) EIGRP
18 30 (7.48%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) MySQL
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Maven
2 1 (0.25%) Selenium
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 58 (14.46%) Telecoms
2 22 (5.49%) Retail
3 21 (5.24%) Finance
4 7 (1.75%) Publishing
5 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.25%) Marketing
7 3 (0.75%) Banking
7 3 (0.75%) German Language
8 2 (0.50%) Back Office
8 2 (0.50%) French Language
8 2 (0.50%) Military
8 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 157 (39.15%) Network Engineer
2 69 (17.21%) Support Engineer
3 55 (13.72%) Cisco Engineer
4 50 (12.47%) Analyst
5 48 (11.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 37 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (7.98%) Network Support
8 30 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 30 (7.48%) Network Support Engineer
9 25 (6.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 25 (6.23%) Juniper Engineer
10 22 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 22 (5.49%) Network Specialist
11 21 (5.24%) Cisco Support
12 20 (4.99%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 20 (4.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 19 (4.74%) Team Leader
14 18 (4.49%) Consultant
14 18 (4.49%) WAN Engineer
15 17 (4.24%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.49%) Web Services
2 8 (2.00%) .NET
3 4 (1.00%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.75%) Middleware
5 2 (0.50%) COM
5 2 (0.50%) Flash
5 2 (0.50%) JSON
6 1 (0.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) HTML5
6 1 (0.25%) LAMP
6 1 (0.25%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.25%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.24%) e-Health
3 15 (3.74%) Driving Licence
3 15 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.49%) Virtual Team
5 13 (3.24%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.00%) Statistics
8 7 (1.75%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.50%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.50%) Clustering
10 5 (1.25%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.25%) HP Storage
10 5 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.25%) iPhone
10 5 (1.25%) Replication
10 5 (1.25%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 181 (45.14%) Windows
2 107 (26.68%) Windows Server
3 68 (16.96%) Linux
4 55 (13.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (4.99%) Unix
9 17 (4.24%) Windows 7
10 9 (2.24%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.50%) CatOS
13 2 (0.50%) Debian
13 2 (0.50%) Solaris
14 1 (0.25%) Android
14 1 (0.25%) CentOS
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (26.43%) ITIL
2 52 (12.97%) Change Management
3 47 (11.72%) Network Design
3 47 (11.72%) Network Management
4 40 (9.98%) Service Delivery
5 38 (9.48%) E-Commerce
6 36 (8.98%) Load Balancing
7 34 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (8.23%) Network Monitoring
9 31 (7.73%) Incident Management
10 26 (6.48%) High Availability
10 26 (6.48%) Mentoring
11 21 (5.24%) Asset Management
12 19 (4.74%) Coaching
13 18 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (4.49%) Presales
14 16 (3.99%) Change Control
14 16 (3.99%) Problem Management
15 15 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (3.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.23%) SQL
2 14 (3.49%) C
3 9 (2.24%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.25%) Perl
4 5 (1.25%) Python
5 3 (0.75%) Ruby
6 2 (0.50%) C++
6 2 (0.50%) Java
6 2 (0.50%) Tcl
6 2 (0.50%) VB
7 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 164 (40.90%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (26.93%) CCNP
3 95 (23.69%) CCNA
4 54 (13.47%) Security Cleared
5 36 (8.98%) SC Cleared
6 33 (8.23%) DV Cleared
7 27 (6.73%) JNCIA
8 26 (6.48%) JNCIS
9 24 (5.99%) JNCIE
9 24 (5.99%) JNCIP
10 22 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (5.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (5.24%) Degree
12 18 (4.49%) CCSA
13 17 (4.24%) CCIE
14 13 (3.24%) CCDP
14 13 (3.24%) MCSE
15 9 (2.24%) CCSE
16 6 (1.50%) MCP
17 5 (1.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (7.48%) SLA
3 17 (4.24%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.75%) RMADS
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) SAS 70
System Software
1 103 (25.69%) Active Directory
2 101 (25.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.98%) vSphere
4 35 (8.73%) VMware ESX
5 25 (6.23%) Hyper-V
6 24 (5.99%) XenApp
7 14 (3.49%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.00%) KVM
9 5 (1.25%) iptables
9 5 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.50%) Firmware
11 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.50%) XenServer
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.25%) Postfix
12 1 (0.25%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.49%) FortiGate
2 7 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (1.75%) Puppet
3 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (1.50%) SCCM
4 5 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.25%) WSUS
5 4 (1.00%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.00%) Ansible
5 4 (1.00%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.75%) Nagios
7 2 (0.50%) OPNET
7 2 (0.50%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.25%) Nessus
8 1 (0.25%) OpenNebula
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 235 (58.60%) Cisco
2 114 (28.43%) VMware
3 102 (25.44%) Microsoft
4 68 (16.96%) Juniper
5 58 (14.46%) Avaya
6 56 (13.97%) Citrix
7 54 (13.47%) CheckPoint
8 38 (9.48%) HP
9 34 (8.48%) F5
10 17 (4.24%) Brocade
10 17 (4.24%) Dell
11 15 (3.74%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.74%) EMC
12 11 (2.74%) Palo Alto
12 11 (2.74%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.24%) NetApp
13 9 (2.24%) Symantec
14 7 (1.75%) Apple
14 7 (1.75%) Aruba
15 6 (1.50%) Oracle
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