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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 87 68 93
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 190 255 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.99% 3.58% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.45% 20.87% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 142 226 199
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
977 1222 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.38% 17.17% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 771 976 1285
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -14 87 £31,250 -26.47% 6
Bedfordshire +11 58 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 33 £55,000 +37.50% 9
Essex +7 16 £41,500 +50.90% 2
Suffolk -21 7 £45,000 +38.46%
Norfolk -26 2 £43,250 +29.10%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 337 (87.08%) LAN
2 233 (60.21%) Cisco
3 190 (49.10%) Firewall
4 185 (47.80%) Cisco Certification
5 150 (38.76%) Windows
6 146 (37.73%) CCNP
7 108 (27.91%) VPN
8 107 (27.65%) Active Directory
9 106 (27.39%) Microsoft
10 102 (26.36%) VMware
11 100 (25.84%) CCNA
12 95 (24.55%) TCP/IP
12 95 (24.55%) ITIL
13 85 (21.96%) CheckPoint
14 84 (21.71%) Data Centre
15 82 (21.19%) Network Security
16 81 (20.93%) Windows Server
17 80 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 79 (20.41%) DNS
19 70 (18.09%) Cisco Nexus
20 69 (17.83%) BGP
21 67 (17.31%) OSPF
22 66 (17.05%) Telecoms
23 65 (16.80%) VoIP
24 63 (16.28%) Network Management
25 62 (16.02%) Cisco ASA
26 61 (15.76%) Linux
27 60 (15.50%) Wireless
28 56 (14.47%) Citrix
29 52 (13.44%) Problem Management

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 41 (10.59%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 14 (3.62%) IIS
4 13 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.52%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 48 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 45 (11.63%) MS Office
3 21 (5.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.75%) Office 365
2 21 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.13%) PaaS
4 6 (1.55%) IaaS
5 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 337 (87.08%) LAN
2 190 (49.10%) Firewall
3 108 (27.91%) VPN
4 95 (24.55%) TCP/IP
5 82 (21.19%) Network Security
6 79 (20.41%) DNS
7 70 (18.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 69 (17.83%) BGP
9 67 (17.31%) OSPF
10 65 (16.80%) VoIP
11 62 (16.02%) Cisco ASA
12 60 (15.50%) Wireless
13 50 (12.92%) DHCP
13 50 (12.92%) Wi-Fi
14 49 (12.66%) SAN
15 43 (11.11%) VLAN
16 38 (9.82%) MPLS
17 33 (8.53%) Spanning Tree
18 28 (7.24%) EIGRP
18 28 (7.24%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (1.81%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.52%) MySQL
6 2 (0.52%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 66 (17.05%) Telecoms
2 22 (5.68%) Retail
3 12 (3.10%) Finance
4 8 (2.07%) Marketing
5 3 (0.78%) Banking
5 3 (0.78%) German Language
5 3 (0.78%) Publishing
6 2 (0.52%) French Language
6 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Automotive
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 154 (39.79%) Network Engineer
2 48 (12.40%) Analyst
3 46 (11.89%) Support Engineer
4 42 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (8.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 29 (7.49%) Cisco Engineer
7 28 (7.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 26 (6.72%) Consultant
9 25 (6.46%) 3rd Line Support
10 24 (6.20%) Network Analyst
10 24 (6.20%) Senior Network Engineer
11 23 (5.94%) Network Consultant
12 22 (5.68%) Architect
13 20 (5.17%) Help Desk Support
13 20 (5.17%) Security Engineer
14 19 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (4.91%) Security Consultant
15 18 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
15 18 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
15 18 (4.65%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.36%) Web Services
2 10 (2.58%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.81%) .NET
4 4 (1.03%) Flash
5 3 (0.78%) Middleware
6 1 (0.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 84 (21.71%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.46%) Driving Licence
3 14 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.10%) Mathematics
5 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.07%) iSeries
8 7 (1.81%) Clustering
9 6 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.55%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.03%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.03%) e-Health
11 4 (1.03%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.78%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.78%) iPad
12 3 (0.78%) iPhone
12 3 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 150 (38.76%) Windows
2 81 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 61 (15.76%) Linux
4 47 (12.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (8.27%) Unix
7 31 (8.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.62%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.81%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.55%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.29%) CentOS
13 2 (0.52%) CatOS
13 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.26%) Android
14 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.26%) Debian
14 1 (0.26%) Solaris
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (24.55%) ITIL
2 63 (16.28%) Network Management
3 52 (13.44%) Problem Management
4 49 (12.66%) Load Balancing
5 42 (10.85%) Incident Management
6 40 (10.34%) Change Control
7 34 (8.79%) Asset Management
7 34 (8.79%) Change Management
8 29 (7.49%) E-Commerce
8 29 (7.49%) High Availability
9 28 (7.24%) Service Delivery
10 27 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (6.98%) Network Design
11 24 (6.20%) Mentoring
12 20 (5.17%) Presales
13 19 (4.91%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (4.39%) Data Privacy
15 16 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (3.36%) ITIL V3
17 12 (3.10%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.43%) SQL
2 12 (3.10%) C
2 12 (3.10%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.03%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.78%) Java
5 2 (0.52%) Perl
5 2 (0.52%) Python
5 2 (0.52%) Tcl
5 2 (0.52%) VBScript
6 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 185 (47.80%) Cisco Certification
2 146 (37.73%) CCNP
3 100 (25.84%) CCNA
4 46 (11.89%) CCSA
5 43 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 31 (8.01%) CCIE
6 31 (8.01%) CCSE
7 29 (7.49%) CCDP
8 23 (5.94%) Degree
9 13 (3.36%) BC Cleared
9 13 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.84%) SC Cleared
12 8 (2.07%) JNCIP
13 7 (1.81%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.81%) MCSE
14 5 (1.29%) JNCIE
14 5 (1.29%) VCP6
15 4 (1.03%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.18%) SLA
2 24 (6.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) COBIT
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 107 (27.65%) Active Directory
2 80 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.98%) VMware ESX
4 18 (4.65%) vSphere
5 15 (3.88%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.88%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.84%) XenApp
7 8 (2.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 8 (2.07%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.55%) iptables
9 6 (1.55%) KVM
10 4 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.52%) Firmware
12 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.52%) Xen
12 2 (0.52%) XenServer
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (4.91%) SCCM
2 9 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.81%) Puppet
5 6 (1.55%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (1.55%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (1.03%) Ansible
6 4 (1.03%) ZENworks
7 3 (0.78%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.52%) Simpana
8 2 (0.52%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.26%) OpenNebula
9 1 (0.26%) SCOM
9 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 233 (60.21%) Cisco
2 106 (27.39%) Microsoft
3 102 (26.36%) VMware
4 85 (21.96%) CheckPoint
5 56 (14.47%) Citrix
6 47 (12.14%) Avaya
7 37 (9.56%) F5
8 27 (6.98%) HP
9 24 (6.20%) Juniper
10 17 (4.39%) SolarWinds
11 16 (4.13%) EMC
12 12 (3.10%) Palo Alto
13 10 (2.58%) Symantec
14 9 (2.33%) Riverbed
15 8 (2.07%) CA
15 8 (2.07%) NetApp
16 7 (1.81%) Nokia
17 6 (1.55%) Oracle
17 6 (1.55%) Red Hat
17 6 (1.55%) Veeam
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