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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 59 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 302 204 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.30% 2.78% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.40% 13.65% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 253 176 195
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
1411 1495 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.09% 20.41% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1183 1053
Average salary £43,500 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.91% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +41 154 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Bedfordshire +22 56 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Essex +18 51 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Cambridgeshire -15 34 £31,461 -28.33% 8
Suffolk -22 9 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Norfolk +13 6 £52,500 +44.82% 5
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 452 (83.55%) LAN
2 305 (56.38%) Cisco
3 241 (44.55%) Firewall
4 220 (40.67%) Cisco Certification
5 200 (36.97%) Windows
6 163 (30.13%) CCNP
7 152 (28.10%) Microsoft
8 147 (27.17%) VPN
9 137 (25.32%) Active Directory
10 135 (24.95%) TCP/IP
11 125 (23.11%) ITIL
12 122 (22.55%) VMware
13 115 (21.26%) Windows Server
14 94 (17.38%) MS Excel
15 91 (16.82%) OSPF
16 87 (16.08%) DNS
17 86 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
18 84 (15.53%) CheckPoint
18 84 (15.53%) Data Centre
19 81 (14.97%) Network Security
20 80 (14.79%) DHCP
21 78 (14.42%) BGP
22 75 (13.86%) Disaster Recovery
23 73 (13.49%) CCNA
23 73 (13.49%) CCDP
24 70 (12.94%) VoIP
25 69 (12.75%) MS Exchange
25 69 (12.75%) SAN
25 69 (12.75%) Cisco Nexus
26 68 (12.57%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 69 (12.75%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.74%) IIS
10 2 (0.37%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 94 (17.38%) MS Excel
2 43 (7.95%) MS Office
3 20 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.84%) Office 365
2 28 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 452 (83.55%) LAN
2 241 (44.55%) Firewall
3 147 (27.17%) VPN
4 135 (24.95%) TCP/IP
5 91 (16.82%) OSPF
6 87 (16.08%) DNS
7 81 (14.97%) Network Security
8 80 (14.79%) DHCP
9 78 (14.42%) BGP
10 70 (12.94%) VoIP
11 69 (12.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 69 (12.75%) SAN
12 66 (12.20%) MPLS
13 54 (9.98%) Wireless
14 47 (8.69%) SSL
15 37 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (6.65%) Spanning Tree
17 34 (6.28%) VLAN
18 28 (5.18%) Wireshark
19 27 (4.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (0.74%) Big Data
4 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.37%) OLTP
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.18%) MySQL
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.55%) LabVIEW
2 2 (0.37%) JIRA
2 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (6.65%) Finance
2 34 (6.28%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.18%) Retail
4 8 (1.48%) Banking
5 7 (1.29%) Marketing
5 7 (1.29%) Publishing
6 6 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.92%) Legal
8 2 (0.37%) Advertising
8 2 (0.37%) Back Office
8 2 (0.37%) French Language
8 2 (0.37%) German Language
8 2 (0.37%) Local Government
8 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 115 (21.26%) Network Engineer
2 77 (14.23%) Support Engineer
3 70 (12.94%) Architect
4 66 (12.20%) Analyst
5 48 (8.87%) Network Support
6 43 (7.95%) Support Analyst
7 41 (7.58%) Network Architect
8 32 (5.91%) Network Manager
9 28 (5.18%) Technical Leader
10 27 (4.99%) Network Support Engineer
10 27 (4.99%) Senior Network Engineer
11 26 (4.81%) Consultant
11 26 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (4.81%) Technical Support
12 25 (4.62%) Network Analyst
12 25 (4.62%) Network Consultant
13 23 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support
13 23 (4.25%) Cisco Engineer
13 23 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (4.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.74%) Middleware
2 2 (0.37%) .NET
2 2 (0.37%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.53%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.99%) Blackberry
3 24 (4.44%) Driving Licence
3 24 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 24 (4.44%) Replication
4 14 (2.59%) iSeries
4 14 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.40%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.40%) Thin Client
6 12 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 12 (2.22%) e-Health
7 10 (1.85%) EqualLogic
7 10 (1.85%) HP StoreVirtual
8 9 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.29%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.11%) iPad
10 6 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.11%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 200 (36.97%) Windows
2 115 (21.26%) Windows Server
3 68 (12.57%) Linux
4 59 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (6.28%) Windows 7
8 30 (5.55%) Unix
9 12 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.03%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.48%) Windows 10
11 8 (1.48%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.92%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.55%) SUSE
13 3 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.37%) Android
14 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (23.11%) ITIL
2 75 (13.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 52 (9.61%) Network Management
4 49 (9.06%) Project Management
5 47 (8.69%) Network Design
6 45 (8.32%) Presales
7 43 (7.95%) Load Balancing
8 34 (6.28%) Network Monitoring
8 34 (6.28%) Service Delivery
9 29 (5.36%) Coaching
10 28 (5.18%) Change Management
10 28 (5.18%) Kalman Filter
10 28 (5.18%) PRINCE2
11 27 (4.99%) Web Filtering
12 25 (4.62%) High Availability
13 22 (4.07%) People Management
14 19 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
14 19 (3.51%) Incident Management
15 18 (3.33%) Business Continuity
16 16 (2.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.47%) SQL
2 16 (2.96%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.03%) C
4 10 (1.85%) Bash Shell
4 10 (1.85%) VBA
5 4 (0.74%) Python
5 4 (0.74%) VBScript
6 3 (0.55%) C++
6 3 (0.55%) VB
7 1 (0.18%) Perl
7 1 (0.18%) PHP
7 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 220 (40.67%) Cisco Certification
2 163 (30.13%) CCNP
3 73 (13.49%) CCDP
3 73 (13.49%) CCNA
4 58 (10.72%) CCSE
5 39 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (7.02%) CCSA
7 32 (5.91%) MCSE
8 26 (4.81%) CCIE
9 23 (4.25%) JNCIE
9 23 (4.25%) JNCIP
10 22 (4.07%) JNCIA
10 22 (4.07%) Security Cleared
11 21 (3.88%) Degree
12 20 (3.70%) SC Cleared
13 17 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (2.77%) MCSA
16 14 (2.59%) JNCIS
17 13 (2.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.95%) SLA
2 14 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.55%) QA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 137 (25.32%) Active Directory
2 86 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (10.54%) Hyper-V
4 31 (5.73%) vSphere
5 26 (4.81%) NFS
5 26 (4.81%) XenApp
6 21 (3.88%) Terminal Services
7 17 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.22%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (1.11%) Xen
11 5 (0.92%) pfSense
12 4 (0.74%) XenServer
13 3 (0.55%) Firmware
13 3 (0.55%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.18%) Samba
15 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.14%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.40%) SCCM
3 8 (1.48%) WSUS
4 7 (1.29%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.92%) Cacti
5 5 (0.92%) Nagios
5 5 (0.92%) Nessus
5 5 (0.92%) RANCID
5 5 (0.92%) SmokePing
6 3 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.55%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.18%) Puppet
8 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 305 (56.38%) Cisco
2 152 (28.10%) Microsoft
3 122 (22.55%) VMware
4 84 (15.53%) CheckPoint
5 61 (11.28%) HP
5 61 (11.28%) Juniper
6 58 (10.72%) F5
7 54 (9.98%) Citrix
8 39 (7.21%) Avaya
9 37 (6.84%) Dell
10 28 (5.18%) Apple
11 25 (4.62%) SolarWinds
12 24 (4.44%) Palo Alto
12 24 (4.44%) SonicWALL
13 23 (4.25%) Fujitsu
14 14 (2.59%) Symantec
15 13 (2.40%) Nortel
16 12 (2.22%) EMC
16 12 (2.22%) Red Hat
17 10 (1.85%) 3PAR
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fixed Term placement
Posted: 10 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Queen Elizabeth's Hospital - NHS Foundation
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000 plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days Hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 9 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Gardiff Epos
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + O/T + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Basildon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
Stevenage
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 15 days ago
Norfolk
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 15 days ago