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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 92 145
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +53
Permanent jobs citing WAN 276 251 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.62% 2.93% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.58% 14.19% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 206 228 128
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +4.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,025
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
1570 1769 1853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.57% 20.66% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1371 1521
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 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 1 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 +15 128 £35,000 -5.40% 10
Cambridgeshire +59 77 £43,125 +21.47% 7
Bedfordshire -15 40 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Essex +14 28 £39,250 +20.76% 3
Norfolk 0 11 £24,500 -10.90% 2
Suffolk +10 7 £40,500 -4.70% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 393 (83.26%) LAN
2 241 (51.06%) Cisco
3 225 (47.67%) Windows
4 206 (43.64%) Firewall
5 180 (38.14%) Microsoft
6 179 (37.92%) Active Directory
7 160 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
8 149 (31.57%) VMware
9 124 (26.27%) TCP/IP
10 123 (26.06%) Citrix
11 120 (25.42%) CCNP
12 114 (24.15%) MS Exchange
13 110 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
14 96 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 92 (19.49%) MS Excel
15 92 (19.49%) VPN
16 91 (19.28%) ITIL
17 90 (19.07%) Network Security
18 80 (16.95%) SAN
19 71 (15.04%) CCNA
19 71 (15.04%) MS Office
20 70 (14.83%) Wireless
21 65 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
22 63 (13.35%) MPLS
22 63 (13.35%) CheckPoint
23 62 (13.14%) Hyper-V
24 58 (12.29%) DNS
24 58 (12.29%) HP
25 57 (12.08%) SQL
26 56 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 114 (24.15%) MS Exchange
2 53 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (6.99%) SharePoint
3 33 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (2.75%) Lync
7 12 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.12%) IIS
9 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
9 8 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.64%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.21%) CMS
11 1 (0.21%) Apache
11 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 92 (19.49%) MS Excel
2 71 (15.04%) MS Office
3 26 (5.51%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.69%) RoboHelp
4 8 (1.69%) FrameMaker
4 8 (1.69%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.26%) Office 365
2 17 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.12%) PaaS
4 10 (2.12%) IaaS
5 6 (1.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 393 (83.26%) LAN
2 206 (43.64%) Firewall
3 124 (26.27%) TCP/IP
4 92 (19.49%) VPN
5 90 (19.07%) Network Security
6 80 (16.95%) SAN
7 70 (14.83%) Wireless
8 63 (13.35%) MPLS
9 58 (12.29%) DNS
10 55 (11.65%) BGP
11 51 (10.81%) VLAN
12 47 (9.96%) Cisco Nexus
13 42 (8.90%) OSPF
14 37 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
15 36 (7.63%) SSL
16 33 (6.99%) DHCP
17 31 (6.57%) Wireshark
18 28 (5.93%) NAS
19 27 (5.72%) IP Telephony
20 26 (5.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.64%) Big Data
3 3 (0.64%) MySQL
4 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.42%) OLTP
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.21%) MS Access
5 1 (0.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 52 (11.02%) Telecoms
2 33 (6.99%) Finance
3 22 (4.66%) Publishing
4 11 (2.33%) Legal
5 10 (2.12%) Retail
5 10 (2.12%) Advertising
6 8 (1.69%) Marketing
7 6 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 87 (18.43%) Network Engineer
2 68 (14.41%) Analyst
3 50 (10.59%) Architect
4 47 (9.96%) Consultant
5 42 (8.90%) Support Engineer
6 35 (7.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 28 (5.93%) Security Engineer
8 26 (5.51%) Technical Architect
9 25 (5.30%) Network Security Engineer
9 25 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (5.30%) Senior Network Engineer
10 22 (4.66%) Network Consultant
11 21 (4.45%) Technical Support
12 19 (4.03%) Technical Engineer
13 18 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
14 17 (3.60%) Security Consultant
14 17 (3.60%) Administrator
14 17 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
15 16 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
16 15 (3.18%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.60%) Web Services
2 15 (3.18%) CSS
2 15 (3.18%) HTML
3 6 (1.27%) Middleware
4 5 (1.06%) .NET
5 4 (0.85%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.42%) J2EE
7 1 (0.21%) WAP
7 1 (0.21%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.96%) Management Information System
2 40 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.84%) Thin Client
3 37 (7.84%) Fat Client
4 19 (4.03%) Blackberry
5 14 (2.97%) BYOD
6 10 (2.12%) Statistics
6 10 (2.12%) Clustering
7 9 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.69%) FMCG
9 7 (1.48%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.27%) Replication
11 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.64%) Open Source
12 3 (0.64%) Learning Management System
13 2 (0.42%) PMI
13 2 (0.42%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.21%) Xbox
14 1 (0.21%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 225 (47.67%) Windows
2 96 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (10.59%) Windows 7
6 46 (9.75%) Linux
7 23 (4.87%) Windows 8
8 17 (3.60%) UNIX
9 12 (2.54%) Android
9 12 (2.54%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.33%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.85%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.64%) CentOS
12 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.21%) zOS
14 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.21%) AIX
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (19.28%) ITIL
2 56 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 46 (9.75%) Load Balancing
4 41 (8.69%) Project Management
5 34 (7.20%) Change Management
6 32 (6.78%) SIEM
7 31 (6.57%) Problem Management
8 30 (6.36%) Mentoring
9 29 (6.14%) Network Management
10 28 (5.93%) Asset Management
10 28 (5.93%) Network Design
11 24 (5.08%) Service Delivery
12 20 (4.24%) Kalman Filter
13 19 (4.03%) WAN Optimisation
13 19 (4.03%) Incident Management
13 19 (4.03%) Information Security
14 18 (3.81%) Line Management
15 17 (3.60%) Change Control
15 17 (3.60%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (3.39%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.08%) SQL
2 17 (3.60%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.33%) Python
4 8 (1.69%) VBScript
5 7 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.06%) VB
7 3 (0.64%) Perl
8 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.42%) VBA
8 2 (0.42%) C
8 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.21%) Tcl
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) Java
Qualifications
1 160 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (25.42%) CCNP
3 71 (15.04%) CCNA
4 49 (10.38%) CISSP
5 44 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (8.05%) CCSA
7 37 (7.84%) CCDP
8 31 (6.57%) Degree
9 30 (6.36%) MCSE
10 28 (5.93%) Security Cleared
11 27 (5.72%) SC Cleared
12 26 (5.51%) CCSE
13 19 (4.03%) MCP
14 18 (3.81%) SSCP
15 16 (3.39%) CISM
15 16 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (2.97%) Check Point Certification
17 13 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 12 (2.54%) CCIE
19 8 (1.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.11%) SLA
2 19 (4.03%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.06%) COBIT
5 3 (0.64%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 179 (37.92%) Active Directory
2 110 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (13.14%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.03%) Terminal Services
5 17 (3.60%) VMware ESX
5 17 (3.60%) vSphere
6 14 (2.97%) XenApp
7 9 (1.91%) Xen
8 6 (1.27%) NLBS
9 5 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.85%) XenServer
10 4 (0.85%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.64%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.42%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.42%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.21%) vCloud
13 1 (0.21%) ACF2
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (4.45%) SCCM
2 20 (4.24%) WSUS
3 8 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.27%) Nessus
5 4 (0.85%) SCOM
5 4 (0.85%) ARCserve
5 4 (0.85%) ZENworks
5 4 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.21%) Nagios
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.21%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 241 (51.06%) Cisco
2 180 (38.14%) Microsoft
3 149 (31.57%) VMware
4 123 (26.06%) Citrix
5 63 (13.35%) CheckPoint
6 58 (12.29%) HP
7 33 (6.99%) Juniper
8 21 (4.45%) Avaya
8 21 (4.45%) Apple
9 20 (4.24%) SolarWinds
10 17 (3.60%) NetApp
11 16 (3.39%) F5
12 15 (3.18%) Remedy
13 14 (2.97%) Fortinet
14 13 (2.75%) EMC
14 13 (2.75%) Riverbed
15 12 (2.54%) SonicWALL
15 12 (2.54%) Ciena
16 10 (2.12%) Dell
17 8 (1.69%) Red Hat
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