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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 97 136
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +39
Permanent jobs citing WAN 266 243 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.51% 2.81% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.06% 13.81% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 193 215 130
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,900 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1559 1760 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.60% 20.33% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 1345 1418
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,003 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +7 123 £35,500 -5.33% 12
Cambridgeshire +53 75 £41,250 +16.19% 12
Bedfordshire -14 44 £49,250 +40.71% 5
Essex +6 19 £42,500 +61.90% 7
Norfolk -3 10 £24,500 -24.61% 1
Suffolk +7 3 £21,000 -61.81%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 411 (83.88%) LAN
2 249 (50.82%) Cisco
3 218 (44.49%) Windows
3 218 (44.49%) Firewall
4 186 (37.96%) Active Directory
5 180 (36.73%) Microsoft
6 168 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
7 157 (32.04%) VMware
8 131 (26.73%) TCP/IP
9 130 (26.53%) Citrix
10 129 (26.33%) CCNP
11 119 (24.29%) MS Exchange
12 115 (23.47%) Data Centre
13 109 (22.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 100 (20.41%) ITIL
15 97 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 93 (18.98%) Network Security
17 92 (18.78%) MS Excel
18 86 (17.55%) VPN
19 77 (15.71%) CCNA
20 76 (15.51%) SAN
21 73 (14.90%) MS Office
22 70 (14.29%) Wireless
23 68 (13.88%) Windows Server 2012
24 66 (13.47%) CheckPoint
25 64 (13.06%) MPLS
25 64 (13.06%) BGP
26 62 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
27 60 (12.24%) DNS
28 59 (12.04%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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
1 119 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 53 (10.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (5.92%) SharePoint
6 17 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (3.27%) Lync
8 13 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 8 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (1.43%) IIS
12 1 (0.20%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 92 (18.78%) MS Excel
2 73 (14.90%) MS Office
3 29 (5.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.82%) RoboHelp
4 4 (0.82%) FrameMaker
4 4 (0.82%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.41%) MS Project
5 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.78%) Office 365
2 20 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.63%) PaaS
6 6 (1.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 411 (83.88%) LAN
2 218 (44.49%) Firewall
3 131 (26.73%) TCP/IP
4 93 (18.98%) Network Security
5 86 (17.55%) VPN
6 76 (15.51%) SAN
7 70 (14.29%) Wireless
8 64 (13.06%) MPLS
8 64 (13.06%) BGP
9 60 (12.24%) DNS
10 58 (11.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 51 (10.41%) VLAN
12 49 (10.00%) OSPF
13 38 (7.76%) Wi-Fi
14 36 (7.35%) DHCP
15 34 (6.94%) SSL
16 33 (6.73%) Wireshark
17 29 (5.92%) IP Telephony
17 29 (5.92%) Spanning Tree
18 26 (5.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.22%) OLTP
2 6 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.41%) MySQL
4 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.20%) Big Data
5 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.20%) DB2
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 54 (11.02%) Telecoms
2 40 (8.16%) Finance
3 18 (3.67%) Publishing
4 13 (2.65%) Legal
5 12 (2.45%) Advertising
6 10 (2.04%) Marketing
7 9 (1.84%) Retail
8 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 83 (16.94%) Network Engineer
2 66 (13.47%) Analyst
3 56 (11.43%) Architect
4 52 (10.61%) Consultant
5 46 (9.39%) Support Engineer
6 37 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 28 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 27 (5.51%) Senior Network Engineer
9 25 (5.10%) Security Engineer
9 25 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (5.10%) Network Consultant
10 24 (4.90%) Security Consultant
11 23 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
12 22 (4.49%) Technical Support
13 20 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
14 17 (3.47%) Network Architect
15 16 (3.27%) Support Analyst
15 16 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
16 15 (3.06%) Network Security Consultant
16 15 (3.06%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.88%) Web Services
2 11 (2.24%) CSS
2 11 (2.24%) HTML
3 5 (1.02%) .NET
4 3 (0.61%) XMPP
4 3 (0.61%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.41%) Middleware
5 2 (0.41%) J2EE
5 2 (0.41%) WSH
5 2 (0.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.20%) COM
6 1 (0.20%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 115 (23.47%) Data Centre
2 50 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 42 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (8.16%) Thin Client
4 40 (8.16%) Fat Client
5 20 (4.08%) Blackberry
6 18 (3.67%) BYOD
7 17 (3.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (2.45%) Statistics
9 10 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.63%) FMCG
11 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.22%) Replication
12 6 (1.22%) Clustering
12 6 (1.22%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.61%) Learning Management System
14 2 (0.41%) PMI
14 2 (0.41%) EFT
14 2 (0.41%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 218 (44.49%) Windows
2 97 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (13.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 42 (8.57%) Linux
7 20 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.27%) UNIX
9 11 (2.24%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.63%) Android
11 7 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.41%) CentOS
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.20%) AIX
15 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (20.41%) ITIL
2 56 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 51 (10.41%) Load Balancing
4 44 (8.98%) Project Management
5 36 (7.35%) Network Management
6 35 (7.14%) Change Management
7 32 (6.53%) Network Design
7 32 (6.53%) Mentoring
8 27 (5.51%) Service Delivery
9 26 (5.31%) SIEM
9 26 (5.31%) Kalman Filter
10 25 (5.10%) Information Security
11 24 (4.90%) Problem Management
12 20 (4.08%) Asset Management
13 19 (3.88%) Line Management
14 18 (3.67%) Migration
14 18 (3.67%) Incident Management
14 18 (3.67%) WAN Optimisation
15 17 (3.47%) DDoS Mitigation
15 17 (3.47%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (12.04%) SQL
2 18 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.63%) VBScript
4 7 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.22%) Python
6 5 (1.02%) VB
7 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.61%) VBA
8 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.41%) Perl
8 2 (0.41%) C
9 1 (0.20%) PHP
9 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 168 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (26.33%) CCNP
3 77 (15.71%) CCNA
4 53 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (9.59%) CISSP
6 45 (9.18%) CCDP
7 43 (8.78%) CCSA
8 40 (8.16%) MCSE
9 33 (6.73%) CCSE
10 32 (6.53%) Degree
11 26 (5.31%) Security Cleared
12 25 (5.10%) SC Cleared
13 22 (4.49%) MCP
14 20 (4.08%) CISM
15 19 (3.88%) Check Point Certification
16 17 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
17 16 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (3.06%) SSCP
19 13 (2.65%) CCIE
19 13 (2.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.39%) SLA
2 19 (3.88%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.02%) COBIT
5 2 (0.41%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) BS7799
System Software
1 186 (37.96%) Active Directory
2 109 (22.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (11.84%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.10%) Terminal Services
5 23 (4.69%) VMware ESX
6 16 (3.27%) XenApp
7 15 (3.06%) vSphere
8 10 (2.04%) Xen
9 6 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (1.22%) NLBS
9 6 (1.22%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.02%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.02%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.61%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.41%) XenServer
12 2 (0.41%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.20%) ACF2
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (4.08%) WSUS
2 16 (3.27%) SCCM
3 8 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.82%) ARCserve
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.61%) SCOM
6 3 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.61%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.20%) Nessus
8 1 (0.20%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 249 (50.82%) Cisco
2 180 (36.73%) Microsoft
3 157 (32.04%) VMware
4 130 (26.53%) Citrix
5 66 (13.47%) CheckPoint
6 53 (10.82%) HP
7 32 (6.53%) Juniper
8 25 (5.10%) F5
9 22 (4.49%) Apple
10 20 (4.08%) SolarWinds
11 19 (3.88%) Avaya
12 18 (3.67%) Remedy
12 18 (3.67%) Fortinet
13 17 (3.47%) NetApp
14 15 (3.06%) EMC
15 13 (2.65%) Ciena
16 12 (2.45%) SonicWALL
16 12 (2.45%) Riverbed
17 11 (2.24%) Red Hat
18 10 (2.04%) Oracle
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