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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 87 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 190 205 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.05% 2.80% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.83% 17.36% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 164 181 204
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1009 1181 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.19% 16.15% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 822 973 1279
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 September 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 September 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 +34 105 £45,000 +24.56% 8
Cambridgeshire -15 23 £35,500 -11.25% 3
Suffolk +5 20 £35,500 +26.78%
Bedfordshire -6 20 £50,500 -18.54% 4
Essex +10 15 £32,200 -11.17% 5
Norfolk -12 7 £27,500 -17.91%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 346 (89.41%) LAN
2 231 (59.69%) Cisco
3 203 (52.45%) Firewall
4 170 (43.93%) Cisco Certification
5 164 (42.38%) Windows
6 127 (32.82%) VPN
7 121 (31.27%) CCNP
8 104 (26.87%) VMware
9 103 (26.61%) Active Directory
10 102 (26.36%) ITIL
11 98 (25.32%) CCNA
12 96 (24.81%) Windows Server
13 94 (24.29%) Microsoft
14 92 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 91 (23.51%) TCP/IP
16 87 (22.48%) Network Security
17 73 (18.86%) Telecoms
18 71 (18.35%) Data Centre
19 68 (17.57%) CheckPoint
20 67 (17.31%) Linux
21 66 (17.05%) DNS
22 62 (16.02%) Wireless
23 61 (15.76%) BGP
24 59 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
25 58 (14.99%) Citrix
25 58 (14.99%) Avaya
26 55 (14.21%) SAN
26 55 (14.21%) Security Cleared
27 54 (13.95%) OSPF
27 54 (13.95%) VoIP

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 50 (12.92%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.20%) Skype for Business
3 10 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.33%) IIS
5 5 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.78%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 39 (10.08%) MS Office
3 9 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.75%) Office 365
2 18 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.62%) PaaS
5 3 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 346 (89.41%) LAN
2 203 (52.45%) Firewall
3 127 (32.82%) VPN
4 91 (23.51%) TCP/IP
5 87 (22.48%) Network Security
6 66 (17.05%) DNS
7 62 (16.02%) Wireless
8 61 (15.76%) BGP
9 59 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
10 55 (14.21%) SAN
11 54 (13.95%) OSPF
11 54 (13.95%) VoIP
12 45 (11.63%) MPLS
13 43 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 42 (10.85%) DHCP
15 40 (10.34%) EIGRP
15 40 (10.34%) VLAN
15 40 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
16 39 (10.08%) ISDN
17 33 (8.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.55%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.78%) MySQL
6 2 (0.52%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.26%) Maven
2 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 73 (18.86%) Telecoms
2 24 (6.20%) Retail
3 18 (4.65%) Finance
4 8 (2.07%) Marketing
5 7 (1.81%) Publishing
6 3 (0.78%) Banking
6 3 (0.78%) German Language
6 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) Back Office
7 2 (0.52%) French Language
7 2 (0.52%) Military
7 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.26%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 163 (42.12%) Network Engineer
2 63 (16.28%) Support Engineer
3 50 (12.92%) Cisco Engineer
4 46 (11.89%) Analyst
5 45 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 38 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 27 (6.98%) Network Support
7 27 (6.98%) Network Support Engineer
8 25 (6.46%) 3rd Line Support
9 22 (5.68%) Network Specialist
9 22 (5.68%) Senior Network Engineer
10 21 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 20 (5.17%) Juniper Engineer
12 18 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 17 (4.39%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
13 17 (4.39%) Cisco Support
13 17 (4.39%) WAN Engineer
14 16 (4.13%) Architect
14 16 (4.13%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.36%) Web Services
2 8 (2.07%) .NET
3 7 (1.81%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.03%) Flash
4 4 (1.03%) Middleware
5 2 (0.52%) COM
5 2 (0.52%) JSON
6 1 (0.26%) HTML
6 1 (0.26%) HTML5
6 1 (0.26%) LAMP
6 1 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.26%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (18.35%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.91%) e-Health
3 16 (4.13%) Driving Licence
4 15 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.88%) Virtual Team
5 14 (3.62%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.81%) EMC VNX
8 6 (1.55%) Clustering
8 6 (1.55%) iSeries
8 6 (1.55%) Statistics
9 5 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.29%) HP Storage
9 5 (1.29%) iPhone
10 4 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.03%) Handset
10 4 (1.03%) iPad
10 4 (1.03%) IVR
10 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 164 (42.38%) Windows
2 96 (24.81%) Windows Server
3 67 (17.31%) Linux
4 47 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (8.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (6.20%) Unix
9 9 (2.33%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.03%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.78%) CentOS
12 2 (0.52%) CatOS
12 2 (0.52%) Debian
12 2 (0.52%) Solaris
12 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.26%) Android
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (26.36%) ITIL
2 51 (13.18%) Network Management
3 48 (12.40%) Change Management
4 47 (12.14%) Service Delivery
5 44 (11.37%) Network Design
6 39 (10.08%) E-Commerce
7 37 (9.56%) Incident Management
8 35 (9.04%) Load Balancing
9 31 (8.01%) Change Control
10 30 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (7.75%) High Availability
11 29 (7.49%) Asset Management
11 29 (7.49%) Mentoring
11 29 (7.49%) Problem Management
12 25 (6.46%) Network Monitoring
13 21 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (5.17%) Coaching
15 18 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (4.39%) Presales
17 15 (3.88%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.98%) SQL
2 15 (3.88%) C
3 11 (2.84%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.29%) Perl
4 5 (1.29%) Python
5 3 (0.78%) Java
5 3 (0.78%) Ruby
6 2 (0.52%) Tcl
6 2 (0.52%) VBScript
7 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.26%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 170 (43.93%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (31.27%) CCNP
3 98 (25.32%) CCNA
4 55 (14.21%) Security Cleared
5 28 (7.24%) SC Cleared
6 27 (6.98%) DV Cleared
7 26 (6.72%) Degree
8 25 (6.46%) CCSA
9 22 (5.68%) JNCIA
10 21 (5.43%) JNCIS
11 20 (5.17%) JNCIP
11 20 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (4.91%) JNCIE
13 17 (4.39%) CCDP
13 17 (4.39%) CCIE
14 16 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (2.84%) CCSE
16 8 (2.07%) BC Cleared
16 8 (2.07%) MCSE
17 5 (1.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.59%) SLA
2 39 (10.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (4.13%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.78%) RMADS
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) SAS 70
System Software
1 103 (26.61%) Active Directory
2 92 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.79%) VMware ESX
4 32 (8.27%) vSphere
5 24 (6.20%) XenApp
6 21 (5.43%) Hyper-V
7 16 (4.13%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.07%) KVM
9 7 (1.81%) iptables
9 7 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.03%) XenServer
11 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.78%) Xen
12 2 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.52%) Firmware
12 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.26%) Postfix
13 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (2.33%) SCCM
2 8 (2.07%) FortiGate
3 7 (1.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (1.81%) Puppet
4 5 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.03%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.03%) Ansible
5 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (1.03%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.78%) Nagios
7 2 (0.52%) OPNET
7 2 (0.52%) Simpana
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.26%) Nessus
8 1 (0.26%) OpenNebula
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.26%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) WSUS
8 1 (0.26%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 231 (59.69%) Cisco
2 104 (26.87%) VMware
3 94 (24.29%) Microsoft
4 68 (17.57%) CheckPoint
5 58 (14.99%) Avaya
5 58 (14.99%) Citrix
6 51 (13.18%) Juniper
7 35 (9.04%) F5
8 30 (7.75%) HP
9 14 (3.62%) Brocade
10 13 (3.36%) EMC
11 12 (3.10%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.33%) Dell
12 9 (2.33%) NetApp
12 9 (2.33%) Palo Alto
12 9 (2.33%) Symantec
13 8 (2.07%) Oracle
14 7 (1.81%) CA
15 6 (1.55%) Riverbed
15 6 (1.55%) SolarWinds
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