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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 80 77 135
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +58
Permanent jobs citing WAN 224 243 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.07% 3.45% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.92% 16.90% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 185 211 129
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1501 1438 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.54% 20.42% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1116 1416
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +5 94 £38,750 +4.72% 7
Cambridgeshire +6 64 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bedfordshire -20 33 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Essex -6 31 £35,000 -24.32% 2
Suffolk +3 11 £42,500 +11.84%
Norfolk -1 3 £45,000 +63.63% 2
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 368 (82.14%) LAN
2 221 (49.33%) Cisco
3 213 (47.54%) Windows
4 181 (40.40%) Firewall
5 163 (36.38%) Microsoft
6 147 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
7 146 (32.59%) VMware
8 143 (31.92%) Active Directory
9 115 (25.67%) CCNP
10 109 (24.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 105 (23.44%) Citrix
12 93 (20.76%) TCP/IP
13 89 (19.87%) VPN
14 87 (19.42%) SAN
15 85 (18.97%) MS Excel
16 83 (18.53%) ITIL
17 82 (18.30%) Network Security
18 75 (16.74%) MS Exchange
19 65 (14.51%) MPLS
19 65 (14.51%) Wireless
20 63 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
21 60 (13.39%) HP
22 59 (13.17%) CCNA
23 58 (12.95%) CheckPoint
24 56 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
25 51 (11.38%) MS Office
26 50 (11.16%) DNS
27 49 (10.94%) CISSP
28 47 (10.49%) Linux
29 46 (10.27%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (16.74%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (4.91%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (3.13%) IIS
6 12 (2.68%) Lync
6 12 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.34%) Apache
8 6 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (0.67%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.22%) CMS
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 51 (11.38%) MS Office
3 19 (4.24%) MS Visio
4 17 (3.79%) RoboHelp
4 17 (3.79%) FrameMaker
4 17 (3.79%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.57%) Office 365
2 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.34%) SaaS
4 5 (1.12%) PaaS
4 5 (1.12%) IaaS
4 5 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 368 (82.14%) LAN
2 181 (40.40%) Firewall
3 93 (20.76%) TCP/IP
4 89 (19.87%) VPN
5 87 (19.42%) SAN
6 82 (18.30%) Network Security
7 65 (14.51%) Wireless
7 65 (14.51%) MPLS
8 50 (11.16%) DNS
9 46 (10.27%) BGP
10 37 (8.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 34 (7.59%) Wi-Fi
12 33 (7.37%) VLAN
12 33 (7.37%) OSPF
13 29 (6.47%) DHCP
14 25 (5.58%) VoIP
15 24 (5.36%) Wireshark
15 24 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (5.36%) NAS
16 23 (5.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.67%) Big Data
5 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.22%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.22%) DB2
6 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.22%) MS Access
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Ant
General
1 40 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.36%) Publishing
3 21 (4.69%) Finance
4 8 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.12%) Legal
6 4 (0.89%) Retail
7 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.45%) Local Government
7 2 (0.45%) Marketing
7 2 (0.45%) Banking
7 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 96 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 61 (13.62%) Analyst
3 47 (10.49%) Consultant
4 43 (9.60%) Architect
5 42 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 33 (7.37%) Security Engineer
7 30 (6.70%) Network Security Engineer
7 30 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 23 (5.13%) Network Consultant
9 21 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
10 20 (4.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 19 (4.24%) Technical Support
12 18 (4.02%) Security Analyst
13 17 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (3.79%) Author
13 17 (3.79%) Technical Author
13 17 (3.79%) Infrastructure Architect
13 17 (3.79%) IT Support
14 16 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.79%) HTML
1 17 (3.79%) CSS
2 10 (2.23%) Middleware
3 6 (1.34%) Web Services
4 5 (1.12%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.89%) .NET
6 3 (0.67%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.45%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.45%) J2EE
7 2 (0.45%) COM
8 1 (0.22%) Flash
8 1 (0.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.47%) Management Information System
2 20 (4.46%) Thin Client
2 20 (4.46%) Fat Client
3 17 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.46%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.23%) Clustering
6 7 (1.56%) Statistics
6 7 (1.56%) PMI
7 6 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.12%) Learning Management System
8 5 (1.12%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.67%) Open Source
10 3 (0.67%) SecurID
10 3 (0.67%) Handset
11 2 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.22%) iPhone
12 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 213 (47.54%) Windows
2 63 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (10.49%) Linux
4 45 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (8.04%) Windows 7
6 34 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (5.36%) Android
7 24 (5.36%) Windows 8
8 21 (4.69%) Apple iOS
9 20 (4.46%) UNIX
10 14 (3.13%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.56%) CentOS
11 7 (1.56%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.89%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.45%) VMS
14 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (18.53%) ITIL
2 56 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 38 (8.48%) SIEM
5 31 (6.92%) Problem Management
6 29 (6.47%) Asset Management
7 28 (6.25%) Change Management
7 28 (6.25%) Network Design
8 24 (5.36%) Project Management
9 23 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 22 (4.91%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (4.69%) Service Delivery
12 19 (4.24%) PRINCE2
12 19 (4.24%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (4.02%) Incident Management
13 18 (4.02%) Service Management
14 16 (3.57%) Information Security
14 16 (3.57%) Network Management
14 16 (3.57%) Change Control
15 15 (3.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (8.93%) SQL
2 24 (5.36%) Python
3 8 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.34%) Java
4 6 (1.34%) Perl
5 5 (1.12%) C
6 3 (0.67%) VB
7 1 (0.22%) Korn
7 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.22%) VBScript
7 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 147 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (25.67%) CCNP
3 59 (13.17%) CCNA
4 49 (10.94%) CISSP
5 31 (6.92%) Degree
6 29 (6.47%) CCSA
7 26 (5.80%) CCDP
8 25 (5.58%) Security Cleared
9 24 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (5.36%) SC Cleared
10 19 (4.24%) SSCP
11 18 (4.02%) CCSE
12 17 (3.79%) MCSE
13 15 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (2.90%) CCIE
15 12 (2.68%) CISM
16 9 (2.01%) GCIA
16 9 (2.01%) GCIH
16 9 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (2.01%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.14%) SLA
2 18 (4.02%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.89%) COBIT
5 2 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 143 (31.92%) Active Directory
2 109 (24.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (9.82%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.36%) vSphere
5 11 (2.46%) XenApp
6 10 (2.23%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.56%) Xen
7 7 (1.56%) Samba
7 7 (1.56%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.34%) NLBS
8 6 (1.34%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.12%) XenServer
10 4 (0.89%) NFS
11 3 (0.67%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.45%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (5.13%) SCCM
2 15 (3.35%) WSUS
3 9 (2.01%) Nessus
4 6 (1.34%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.12%) ZENworks
6 4 (0.89%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.67%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.45%) OpenView
8 2 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.45%) SCOM
9 1 (0.22%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.22%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 221 (49.33%) Cisco
2 163 (36.38%) Microsoft
3 146 (32.59%) VMware
4 105 (23.44%) Citrix
5 60 (13.39%) HP
6 58 (12.95%) CheckPoint
7 37 (8.26%) Juniper
8 18 (4.02%) F5
9 17 (3.79%) Fortinet
9 17 (3.79%) SolarWinds
10 16 (3.57%) NetApp
11 15 (3.35%) Avaya
11 15 (3.35%) EMC
12 12 (2.68%) Dell
13 11 (2.46%) Apple
13 11 (2.46%) Mitel
13 11 (2.46%) McAfee
14 10 (2.23%) Lotus
15 8 (1.79%) Remedy
16 7 (1.56%) Riverbed
Hertfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + 30% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum + Travel between sites
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Pension, 25+ holidays, flexi
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £41,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago