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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 81 91 130
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +39
Permanent jobs citing WAN 247 233 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.29% 2.92% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.00% 14.61% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 189 192 115
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £58,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1372 1595 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.27% 20.00% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1304 1265
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,575 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -16 95 £36,000 -15.29% 12
Cambridgeshire +50 78 £40,000 +7.38% 6
Bedfordshire -7 47 £50,000 +42.85%
Essex -5 14 £57,500 +50.32% 3
Suffolk -20 8 £28,000 -37.77% 1
Norfolk +5 5 £28,500 -13.63% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 452 (85.93%) LAN
2 262 (49.81%) Cisco
3 223 (42.40%) Firewall
4 216 (41.06%) Windows
5 197 (37.45%) Active Directory
6 181 (34.41%) Microsoft
7 176 (33.46%) Cisco Certification
8 167 (31.75%) VMware
9 148 (28.14%) Data Centre
10 145 (27.57%) TCP/IP
11 140 (26.62%) CCNP
12 129 (24.52%) Citrix
13 115 (21.86%) MS Exchange
14 113 (21.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 112 (21.29%) VPN
16 110 (20.91%) ITIL
17 95 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
18 91 (17.30%) CCNA
19 81 (15.40%) SAN
20 80 (15.21%) Wireless
20 80 (15.21%) Network Security
21 79 (15.02%) BGP
21 79 (15.02%) MS Excel
22 78 (14.83%) DNS
23 74 (14.07%) Windows Server 2003
24 73 (13.88%) OSPF
25 69 (13.12%) MS Office
25 69 (13.12%) Windows Server 2012
26 68 (12.93%) CheckPoint
27 65 (12.36%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 115 (21.86%) MS Exchange
2 53 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 24 (4.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (3.23%) Lync
8 12 (2.28%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 79 (15.02%) MS Excel
2 69 (13.12%) MS Office
3 22 (4.18%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.51%) Office 365
2 29 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.47%) PaaS
5 5 (0.95%) IaaS
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 452 (85.93%) LAN
2 223 (42.40%) Firewall
3 145 (27.57%) TCP/IP
4 112 (21.29%) VPN
5 81 (15.40%) SAN
6 80 (15.21%) Wireless
6 80 (15.21%) Network Security
7 79 (15.02%) BGP
8 78 (14.83%) DNS
9 73 (13.88%) OSPF
10 62 (11.79%) MPLS
11 58 (11.03%) VLAN
12 57 (10.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 56 (10.65%) VoIP
14 47 (8.94%) DHCP
15 45 (8.56%) Wi-Fi
16 40 (7.60%) NAS
17 36 (6.84%) IP Telephony
18 34 (6.46%) SSL
19 31 (5.89%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (3.04%) OLTP
3 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.19%) DB2
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.19%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 65 (12.36%) Telecoms
2 47 (8.94%) Finance
3 20 (3.80%) Publishing
4 19 (3.61%) Marketing
5 16 (3.04%) Advertising
6 15 (2.85%) Retail
7 14 (2.66%) Legal
8 4 (0.76%) Electronics
9 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (16.54%) Network Engineer
2 71 (13.50%) Analyst
3 70 (13.31%) Architect
4 49 (9.32%) Consultant
5 46 (8.75%) Support Engineer
6 34 (6.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 31 (5.89%) Support Analyst
8 30 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 28 (5.32%) Network Consultant
10 27 (5.13%) Technical Support
11 26 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
12 24 (4.56%) Technical Architect
12 24 (4.56%) Security Consultant
13 22 (4.18%) Technical Engineer
14 20 (3.80%) Senior Network Engineer
14 20 (3.80%) Network Architect
15 19 (3.61%) IT Support
16 18 (3.42%) Senior Architect
17 17 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
18 16 (3.04%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.18%) Web Services
2 7 (1.33%) HTML
2 7 (1.33%) CSS
3 4 (0.76%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.57%) XMPP
4 3 (0.57%) .NET
5 2 (0.38%) J2EE
5 2 (0.38%) WSH
5 2 (0.38%) Middleware
6 1 (0.19%) Flash
6 1 (0.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 148 (28.14%) Data Centre
2 51 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (8.17%) Management Information System
4 41 (7.79%) Thin Client
4 41 (7.79%) Fat Client
5 27 (5.13%) BYOD
5 27 (5.13%) Blackberry
6 17 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (2.66%) Statistics
8 13 (2.47%) Replication
9 12 (2.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (1.52%) FMCG
10 8 (1.52%) Video on Demand
10 8 (1.52%) MPEG
11 7 (1.33%) Clustering
11 7 (1.33%) HP Storage
11 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.14%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 216 (41.06%) Windows
2 95 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (14.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 69 (13.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (10.84%) Linux
6 47 (8.94%) Windows 7
7 23 (4.37%) UNIX
8 17 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 16 (3.04%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.57%) Android
13 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.19%) zOS
14 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.19%) AIX
14 1 (0.19%) CentOS
14 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (20.91%) ITIL
2 58 (11.03%) Project Management
3 54 (10.27%) Load Balancing
4 45 (8.56%) Change Management
5 43 (8.17%) Network Management
6 39 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 38 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (7.22%) Mentoring
8 33 (6.27%) Network Design
9 26 (4.94%) SIEM
10 24 (4.56%) Information Security
11 21 (3.99%) Line Management
12 20 (3.80%) Coaching
12 20 (3.80%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (3.80%) Network Architecture
13 17 (3.23%) High Availability
14 16 (3.04%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (3.04%) Business Analysis
15 15 (2.85%) Migration
16 14 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (10.27%) SQL
2 20 (3.80%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.52%) VBScript
4 7 (1.33%) C
4 7 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.14%) VBA
5 6 (1.14%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.76%) Python
7 3 (0.57%) VB
7 3 (0.57%) C++
8 2 (0.38%) PHP
8 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.19%) Perl
9 1 (0.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 176 (33.46%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (26.62%) CCNP
3 91 (17.30%) CCNA
4 57 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (8.56%) MCSE
6 41 (7.79%) CCDP
7 39 (7.41%) Degree
8 36 (6.84%) CISSP
9 33 (6.27%) CCSA
9 33 (6.27%) CCSE
10 26 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (3.99%) MCP
12 18 (3.42%) CCIE
12 18 (3.42%) Security Cleared
13 17 (3.23%) CISM
14 16 (3.04%) Check Point Certification
14 16 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (3.04%) MCSA
15 13 (2.47%) SC Cleared
16 12 (2.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.94%) SLA
2 13 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.28%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.95%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.19%) QA
6 1 (0.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 197 (37.45%) Active Directory
2 113 (21.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (9.51%) Hyper-V
4 34 (6.46%) Terminal Services
5 30 (5.70%) VMware ESX
6 22 (4.18%) XenApp
7 17 (3.23%) vSphere
8 10 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.33%) Xen
9 7 (1.33%) ISA Server
9 7 (1.33%) Terminal Server
9 7 (1.33%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.76%) NFS
12 3 (0.57%) NLBS
12 3 (0.57%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.19%) ACF2
13 1 (0.19%) iptables
13 1 (0.19%) XenServer
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (3.80%) WSUS
2 9 (1.71%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.52%) SCCM
4 7 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.76%) ARCserve
5 4 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.38%) SCOM
6 2 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.19%) Cacti
7 1 (0.19%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 262 (49.81%) Cisco
2 181 (34.41%) Microsoft
3 167 (31.75%) VMware
4 129 (24.52%) Citrix
5 68 (12.93%) CheckPoint
6 52 (9.89%) HP
7 40 (7.60%) Juniper
8 33 (6.27%) F5
9 28 (5.32%) Apple
10 23 (4.37%) Remedy
11 20 (3.80%) Fortinet
12 19 (3.61%) SolarWinds
13 18 (3.42%) SonicWALL
14 15 (2.85%) Riverbed
14 15 (2.85%) Fujitsu
14 15 (2.85%) Red Hat
15 14 (2.66%) Avaya
16 13 (2.47%) NetApp
17 12 (2.28%) Oracle
17 12 (2.28%) Ciena
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