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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 90 85 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 188 253 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.89% 3.34% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.17% 18.07% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 157 194 194
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
1095 1400 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.82% 18.46% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 916 1051 1330
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,100 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +28 115 £43,750 +25.00% 9
Cambridgeshire -38 23 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Suffolk +14 18 £32,500 +16.07% 2
Bedfordshire -11 17 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Essex +1 12 £35,000 -39.13%
Norfolk -8 3 £27,500 -3.50%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 409 (89.89%) LAN
2 277 (60.88%) Cisco
3 252 (55.38%) Firewall
4 216 (47.47%) Windows
5 178 (39.12%) Cisco Certification
6 173 (38.02%) VPN
7 137 (30.11%) VMware
7 137 (30.11%) TCP/IP
8 136 (29.89%) Windows Server
9 132 (29.01%) Active Directory
10 131 (28.79%) Microsoft
11 128 (28.13%) ITIL
12 121 (26.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 117 (25.71%) CCNP
14 108 (23.74%) Network Security
15 98 (21.54%) CCNA
16 96 (21.10%) Juniper
17 85 (18.68%) OSPF
18 82 (18.02%) MS Exchange
19 80 (17.58%) DNS
20 79 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
21 72 (15.82%) BGP
22 71 (15.60%) Wireless
23 70 (15.38%) Data Centre
24 69 (15.16%) CheckPoint
24 69 (15.16%) SAN
24 69 (15.16%) Linux
25 68 (14.95%) Citrix
26 65 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
27 60 (13.19%) Network Design

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 82 (18.02%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.05%) Skype for Business
3 21 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.10%) IIS
7 5 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.44%) Confluence
9 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.22%) Apache
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.67%) MS Office
3 15 (3.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.43%) Office 365
2 29 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.76%) PaaS
5 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.22%) GitHub
6 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 409 (89.89%) LAN
2 252 (55.38%) Firewall
3 173 (38.02%) VPN
4 137 (30.11%) TCP/IP
5 108 (23.74%) Network Security
6 85 (18.68%) OSPF
7 80 (17.58%) DNS
8 72 (15.82%) BGP
9 71 (15.60%) Wireless
10 69 (15.16%) SAN
11 65 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
12 59 (12.97%) DHCP
13 57 (12.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 55 (12.09%) VoIP
15 53 (11.65%) MPLS
16 48 (10.55%) ISDN
17 46 (10.11%) VLAN
18 44 (9.67%) SSL
19 41 (9.01%) Broadband
20 36 (7.91%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) MySQL
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.22%) Maven
3 1 (0.22%) Selenium
3 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 47 (10.33%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.27%) Finance
3 18 (3.96%) Retail
4 12 (2.64%) Publishing
5 8 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.44%) Back Office
7 2 (0.44%) Legal
7 2 (0.44%) Military
8 1 (0.22%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 147 (32.31%) Network Engineer
2 81 (17.80%) Support Engineer
3 59 (12.97%) Analyst
4 56 (12.31%) Cisco Engineer
5 50 (10.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 43 (9.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 36 (7.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 36 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 34 (7.47%) Network Support
9 31 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 31 (6.81%) Network Support Engineer
10 28 (6.15%) Juniper Engineer
11 26 (5.71%) Architect
12 25 (5.49%) Consultant
13 23 (5.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 23 (5.05%) Cisco Support
13 23 (5.05%) Infrastructure Support
14 22 (4.84%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
14 22 (4.84%) Network Consultant
14 22 (4.84%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.64%) Web Services
2 8 (1.76%) .NET
3 6 (1.32%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.88%) Middleware
5 3 (0.66%) LAMP
6 2 (0.44%) COM
6 2 (0.44%) Flash
6 2 (0.44%) JSON
7 1 (0.22%) HTML
7 1 (0.22%) HTML5
7 1 (0.22%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.22%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.71%) e-Health
3 17 (3.74%) Blackberry
4 16 (3.52%) Driving Licence
4 16 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (3.52%) Replication
5 15 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.08%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.64%) Fat Client
7 12 (2.64%) Thin Client
8 11 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.20%) iPad
9 10 (2.20%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.98%) EqualLogic
10 9 (1.98%) HP Storage
10 9 (1.98%) Statistics
11 7 (1.54%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.32%) Clustering
12 6 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 216 (47.47%) Windows
2 136 (29.89%) Windows Server
3 79 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (15.16%) Linux
5 47 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (9.45%) Windows 7
7 32 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (4.18%) Windows 10
10 12 (2.64%) Unix
11 9 (1.98%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.98%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.66%) CentOS
13 2 (0.44%) CatOS
13 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.22%) Debian
14 1 (0.22%) Solaris
14 1 (0.22%) SUSE
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (28.13%) ITIL
2 60 (13.19%) Network Design
3 52 (11.43%) Network Management
4 50 (10.99%) Change Management
4 50 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 44 (9.67%) Service Delivery
6 42 (9.23%) Load Balancing
7 39 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
8 36 (7.91%) E-Commerce
9 32 (7.03%) Mentoring
10 31 (6.81%) Incident Management
11 22 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
11 22 (4.84%) Presales
12 21 (4.62%) High Availability
13 19 (4.18%) Coaching
14 14 (3.08%) Asset Management
14 14 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (3.08%) Document Management
15 13 (2.86%) Change Control
15 13 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.25%) SQL
2 15 (3.30%) C
3 13 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.98%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.10%) Perl
5 5 (1.10%) Python
5 5 (1.10%) VBA
6 3 (0.66%) Ruby
6 3 (0.66%) VB
7 2 (0.44%) C++
7 2 (0.44%) Tcl
8 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 178 (39.12%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (25.71%) CCNP
3 98 (21.54%) CCNA
4 56 (12.31%) Security Cleared
5 45 (9.89%) SC Cleared
6 37 (8.13%) JNCIA
6 37 (8.13%) JNCIE
6 37 (8.13%) JNCIP
7 36 (7.91%) CCDP
7 36 (7.91%) DV Cleared
8 34 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (6.59%) CCIE
9 30 (6.59%) CCSA
9 30 (6.59%) JNCIS
10 26 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (5.05%) CCSE
12 20 (4.40%) MCSE
13 18 (3.96%) Degree
14 13 (2.86%) MCP
15 12 (2.64%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.69%) SLA
2 34 (7.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.66%) RMADS
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.22%) SAS 70
System Software
1 132 (29.01%) Active Directory
2 121 (26.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (12.31%) vSphere
4 43 (9.45%) Hyper-V
5 31 (6.81%) VMware ESX
6 30 (6.59%) XenApp
7 18 (3.96%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (1.10%) Xen
11 4 (0.88%) KVM
11 4 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.66%) iptables
13 2 (0.44%) Firmware
13 2 (0.44%) NFS
13 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.44%) XenServer
14 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.22%) Postfix
14 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (3.74%) FortiGate
2 14 (3.08%) WSUS
3 10 (2.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (1.98%) SCCM
5 8 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.32%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.88%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.88%) Puppet
8 4 (0.88%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.66%) Nagios
9 3 (0.66%) ZENworks
10 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.44%) OPNET
10 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.22%) Ansible
11 1 (0.22%) Nessus
11 1 (0.22%) OpenNebula
11 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 277 (60.88%) Cisco
2 137 (30.11%) VMware
3 131 (28.79%) Microsoft
4 96 (21.10%) Juniper
5 69 (15.16%) CheckPoint
6 68 (14.95%) Citrix
7 60 (13.19%) Avaya
8 59 (12.97%) HP
9 58 (12.75%) F5
10 35 (7.69%) Dell
11 29 (6.37%) Palo Alto
12 22 (4.84%) Red Hat
13 18 (3.96%) Apple
14 17 (3.74%) Brocade
15 16 (3.52%) Fujitsu
15 16 (3.52%) SolarWinds
15 16 (3.52%) SonicWALL
16 13 (2.86%) EMC
17 9 (1.98%) NetApp
17 9 (1.98%) Symantec
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Overtime
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance
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Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 Per Annum Car Allowance
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Salary: 28,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
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