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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 74 73 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 253 276 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.68% 3.61% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.07% 17.53% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 201 206 228
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
1201 1574 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.46% 20.61% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1197 1394
Median salary £42,500 £43,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.18% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +20 150 £32,000 -8.57% 7
Cambridgeshire -34 43 £38,750 -10.14% 6
Bedfordshire -6 33 £49,000 +8.88% 2
Essex +3 25 £42,500 +8.28%
Suffolk +8 8 £32,500 -19.75% 1
Norfolk +5 1 £63,500 +159.18%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 481 (87.61%) LAN
2 344 (62.66%) Cisco
3 291 (53.01%) Firewall
4 230 (41.89%) Windows
4 230 (41.89%) Cisco Certification
5 187 (34.06%) VPN
6 179 (32.60%) TCP/IP
7 159 (28.96%) CCNP
8 158 (28.78%) Microsoft
9 153 (27.87%) ITIL
10 146 (26.59%) Active Directory
11 140 (25.50%) Windows Server
12 134 (24.41%) VMware
13 121 (22.04%) Network Security
14 114 (20.77%) OSPF
15 112 (20.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 109 (19.85%) Juniper
17 92 (16.76%) MS Exchange
18 91 (16.58%) BGP
19 90 (16.39%) CheckPoint
20 87 (15.85%) CCNA
20 87 (15.85%) DNS
21 82 (14.94%) Data Centre
22 79 (14.39%) MS Excel
23 77 (14.03%) Linux
23 77 (14.03%) SAN
23 77 (14.03%) Cisco Nexus
24 76 (13.84%) SQL Server
24 76 (13.84%) DHCP
24 76 (13.84%) Disaster Recovery

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 92 (16.76%) MS Exchange
2 37 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (5.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (2.37%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.91%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.55%) IIS
10 2 (0.36%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.36%) Confluence
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) nginx
11 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 79 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 49 (8.93%) MS Office
3 26 (4.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.29%) Office 365
2 33 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 481 (87.61%) LAN
2 291 (53.01%) Firewall
3 187 (34.06%) VPN
4 179 (32.60%) TCP/IP
5 121 (22.04%) Network Security
6 114 (20.77%) OSPF
7 91 (16.58%) BGP
8 87 (15.85%) DNS
9 77 (14.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 77 (14.03%) SAN
10 76 (13.84%) DHCP
11 75 (13.66%) Wireless
12 57 (10.38%) SSL
13 53 (9.65%) MPLS
13 53 (9.65%) Spanning Tree
13 53 (9.65%) VoIP
14 44 (8.01%) Broadband
14 44 (8.01%) ISDN
15 39 (7.10%) VLAN
16 37 (6.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.18%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.55%) JIRA
1 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.18%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.18%) Maven
2 1 (0.18%) Selenium
2 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 37 (6.74%) Finance
2 23 (4.19%) Telecoms
3 22 (4.01%) Retail
4 10 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.46%) Banking
6 6 (1.09%) Publishing
7 5 (0.91%) Marketing
8 3 (0.55%) Legal
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
9 2 (0.36%) French Language
9 2 (0.36%) German Language
9 2 (0.36%) Local Government
9 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 153 (27.87%) Network Engineer
2 90 (16.39%) Support Engineer
3 68 (12.39%) Analyst
4 62 (11.29%) Network Support
5 50 (9.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 46 (8.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 45 (8.20%) Architect
8 44 (8.01%) Network Support Engineer
9 43 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 35 (6.38%) Support Analyst
11 34 (6.19%) Consultant
12 33 (6.01%) Network Consultant
13 32 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 32 (5.83%) Juniper Engineer
13 32 (5.83%) Network Architect
14 31 (5.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 29 (5.28%) Network Manager
16 28 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 28 (5.10%) Cisco Support
16 28 (5.10%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.28%) Web Services
2 4 (0.73%) .NET
2 4 (0.73%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.55%) LAMP
3 3 (0.55%) Middleware
4 1 (0.18%) HTML
4 1 (0.18%) HTML5
4 1 (0.18%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.18%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (14.94%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.46%) e-Health
3 29 (5.28%) Blackberry
4 27 (4.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 27 (4.92%) Replication
5 18 (3.28%) EqualLogic
5 18 (3.28%) Fat Client
5 18 (3.28%) Thin Client
6 17 (3.10%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.64%) HP StoreVirtual
9 8 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.28%) HP Storage
11 6 (1.09%) iPad
11 6 (1.09%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.09%) Statistics
12 5 (0.91%) PMI
13 4 (0.73%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 230 (41.89%) Windows
2 140 (25.50%) Windows Server
3 77 (14.03%) Linux
4 75 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (10.75%) Windows 7
6 44 (8.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (3.64%) Windows 10
10 16 (2.91%) Windows XP
11 13 (2.37%) Unix
12 11 (2.00%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.55%) CentOS
13 3 (0.55%) SUSE
13 3 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.18%) Debian
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (27.87%) ITIL
2 76 (13.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 71 (12.93%) Network Design
4 64 (11.66%) Network Management
5 56 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
6 53 (9.65%) Load Balancing
7 37 (6.74%) Presales
8 33 (6.01%) Service Delivery
9 31 (5.65%) Project Management
10 30 (5.46%) Change Management
11 26 (4.74%) Incident Management
11 26 (4.74%) Mentoring
12 25 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (4.55%) Coaching
13 24 (4.37%) Document Management
14 22 (4.01%) PRINCE2
15 21 (3.83%) E-Commerce
16 16 (2.91%) Business Continuity
16 16 (2.91%) Kalman Filter
17 15 (2.73%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.92%) SQL
2 16 (2.91%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.00%) C
4 9 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 9 (1.64%) VBA
5 4 (0.73%) VB
6 3 (0.55%) C++
6 3 (0.55%) Python
7 2 (0.36%) Perl
7 2 (0.36%) VBScript
8 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.18%) Ruby
8 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 230 (41.89%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (28.96%) CCNP
3 87 (15.85%) CCNA
4 69 (12.57%) CCDP
5 55 (10.02%) Security Cleared
6 50 (9.11%) SC Cleared
7 47 (8.56%) CCSE
8 44 (8.01%) JNCIA
9 43 (7.83%) JNCIE
9 43 (7.83%) JNCIP
10 39 (7.10%) DV Cleared
11 37 (6.74%) JNCIS
12 36 (6.56%) CCSA
13 33 (6.01%) CCIE
13 33 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (4.55%) MCSE
15 21 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (2.91%) MCP
17 15 (2.73%) Degree
18 12 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.56%) SLA
2 17 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 146 (26.59%) Active Directory
2 112 (20.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (8.93%) vSphere
4 48 (8.74%) Hyper-V
5 21 (3.83%) XenApp
6 20 (3.64%) Terminal Services
7 18 (3.28%) NFS
8 16 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.64%) VMware ESX
9 9 (1.64%) Xen
10 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.91%) pfSense
11 2 (0.36%) Firmware
11 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.36%) XenServer
12 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.18%) Postfix
12 1 (0.18%) Samba
12 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (3.10%) FortiGate
2 16 (2.91%) WSUS
3 12 (2.19%) SCCM
4 11 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 10 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (1.46%) Nagios
7 6 (1.09%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.91%) Cacti
8 5 (0.91%) Nessus
8 5 (0.91%) RANCID
8 5 (0.91%) SmokePing
9 4 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.73%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.73%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.36%) OPNET
11 2 (0.36%) Puppet
12 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 344 (62.66%) Cisco
2 158 (28.78%) Microsoft
3 134 (24.41%) VMware
4 109 (19.85%) Juniper
5 90 (16.39%) CheckPoint
6 74 (13.48%) HP
7 69 (12.57%) F5
8 67 (12.20%) Citrix
9 56 (10.20%) Avaya
10 45 (8.20%) Dell
11 31 (5.65%) Palo Alto
12 28 (5.10%) Apple
13 27 (4.92%) Fujitsu
13 27 (4.92%) SonicWALL
14 24 (4.37%) SolarWinds
15 22 (4.01%) Red Hat
16 18 (3.28%) 3PAR
17 14 (2.55%) Brocade
18 10 (1.82%) EMC
19 9 (1.64%) Symantec
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