The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 78 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3260 2743 2858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.23% 2.61% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.67% 15.26% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2713 2302 2352
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18450 17976 20486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.11% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14815 14283 16616
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAN
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the England region.

WAN Salary Trend in England

WAN
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in England

WAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
London +35 1247 £50,000 +4.16% 104
South East +27 817 £45,000 +12.50% 99
East of England +4 252 £41,250 +10.00% 30
Yorkshire +7 221 £42,500 +15.64% 33
North West 0 193 £37,500 - 21
South West +26 182 £35,000 - 23
West Midlands +1 169 £32,750 -6.42% 19
East Midlands +47 167 £37,500 - 26
North East +8 17 £41,250 +35.24% 3
Midlands +13 6 £22,000 -37.14%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 5287 (83.10%) LAN
2 3392 (53.32%) Cisco
3 3104 (48.79%) Windows
4 2812 (44.20%) Firewall
5 2156 (33.89%) Cisco Certification
6 2149 (33.78%) Microsoft
7 2005 (31.52%) VMware
8 1843 (28.97%) Active Directory
9 1601 (25.17%) VPN
10 1423 (22.37%) TCP/IP
11 1388 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1330 (20.91%) MS Exchange
13 1322 (20.78%) ITIL
14 1299 (20.42%) CCNA
15 1281 (20.14%) CCNP
16 1194 (18.77%) SAN
16 1194 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
17 1179 (18.53%) Citrix
18 1154 (18.14%) MPLS
19 1113 (17.49%) DNS
20 1096 (17.23%) MS Excel
21 976 (15.34%) Linux
22 941 (14.79%) Finance
23 928 (14.59%) VoIP
24 910 (14.30%) Wireless
25 896 (14.08%) CheckPoint
26 886 (13.93%) Network Security
27 880 (13.83%) SQL
28 865 (13.60%) Juniper
29 831 (13.06%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1330 (20.91%) MS Exchange
2 676 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 378 (5.94%) IIS
4 357 (5.61%) Lync
5 330 (5.19%) SharePoint
6 329 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 315 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 220 (3.46%) Apache
9 199 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 180 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 160 (2.51%) Tomcat
12 66 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 64 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
14 63 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 48 (0.75%) CMS
16 41 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
17 40 (0.63%) OpenStack
18 34 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
19 29 (0.46%) nginx
20 24 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1096 (17.23%) MS Excel
2 780 (12.26%) MS Office
3 143 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 80 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 49 (0.77%) MS Project
6 13 (0.20%) FrameMaker
6 13 (0.20%) PaintShop Pro
6 13 (0.20%) RoboHelp
7 6 (0.094%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.079%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 53 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.75%) RMDS
3 19 (0.30%) Endur
4 17 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.13%) ION MarketView
6 8 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.11%) SalesLogix
7 7 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.063%) GoldMine
8 4 (0.063%) Sage 50
8 4 (0.063%) Summit
9 3 (0.047%) Front Arena
9 3 (0.047%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.047%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.047%) Eikon
9 3 (0.047%) SAP CCM
9 3 (0.047%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 227 (3.57%) Office 365
2 109 (1.71%) IaaS
3 85 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 82 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 72 (1.13%) SaaS
6 42 (0.66%) PaaS
7 39 (0.61%) Google Apps
8 24 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.047%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.047%) Yammer
11 2 (0.031%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5287 (83.10%) LAN
2 2812 (44.20%) Firewall
3 1601 (25.17%) VPN
4 1423 (22.37%) TCP/IP
5 1194 (18.77%) SAN
6 1154 (18.14%) MPLS
7 1113 (17.49%) DNS
8 928 (14.59%) VoIP
9 910 (14.30%) Wireless
10 886 (13.93%) Network Security
11 831 (13.06%) BGP
12 820 (12.89%) DHCP
13 734 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
14 688 (10.81%) OSPF
15 626 (9.84%) VLAN
16 565 (8.88%) Internet
17 472 (7.42%) EIGRP
18 433 (6.81%) Cisco Nexus
19 357 (5.61%) Wi-Fi
20 313 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 713 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 155 (2.44%) MySQL
3 145 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 117 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 89 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 61 (0.96%) DB2
7 53 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 49 (0.77%) Relational Database
9 48 (0.75%) HBase
10 38 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (0.55%) MongoDB
12 30 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
13 29 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
15 23 (0.36%) Oracle Database
16 22 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (0.31%) RDBMS
18 17 (0.27%) Data Mining
19 11 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 43 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 41 (0.64%) Hudson
3 37 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 29 (0.46%) JIRA
5 28 (0.44%) Git (software)
6 25 (0.39%) Subversion
7 22 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 19 (0.30%) LoadRunner
9 14 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
11 9 (0.14%) Selenium
12 6 (0.094%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.079%) MSI
13 5 (0.079%) FogBugz
14 4 (0.063%) Metasploit
14 4 (0.063%) MSTest
14 4 (0.063%) Ant
14 4 (0.063%) WinRunner
14 4 (0.063%) TestDirector
14 4 (0.063%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 941 (14.79%) Finance
2 585 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 205 (3.22%) Banking
4 163 (2.56%) Law
5 151 (2.37%) Retail
6 130 (2.04%) Legal
7 96 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 96 (1.51%) Advertising
8 92 (1.45%) Marketing
9 68 (1.07%) Back Office
10 61 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 50 (0.79%) Electronics
11 50 (0.79%) Investment Banking
12 32 (0.50%) Publishing
13 28 (0.44%) French Language
14 25 (0.39%) Games
15 23 (0.36%) Local Government
16 20 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.28%) Spanish Language
18 17 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1483 (23.31%) Network Engineer
2 869 (13.66%) Analyst
3 717 (11.27%) Support Engineer
4 515 (8.09%) Architect
5 446 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 421 (6.62%) Consultant
7 405 (6.37%) Senior Network Engineer
8 339 (5.33%) Support Analyst
9 266 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support
10 242 (3.80%) IT Support
11 236 (3.71%) Project Manager
12 235 (3.69%) Technical Support
13 212 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
14 207 (3.25%) Administrator
15 203 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
16 175 (2.75%) Security Engineer
17 172 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
18 168 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
19 167 (2.62%) Service Analyst
20 165 (2.59%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (1.96%) .NET
2 120 (1.89%) Middleware
3 113 (1.78%) HTML
4 86 (1.35%) XML
5 83 (1.30%) CSS
6 66 (1.04%) Web Services
7 51 (0.80%) XSLT
8 47 (0.74%) Rendezvous
9 45 (0.71%) ASP.NET
10 34 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
11 33 (0.52%) Ajax
12 28 (0.44%) LAMP
13 23 (0.36%) XMPP
14 20 (0.31%) jQuery
14 20 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (0.22%) .NET Framework
16 13 (0.20%) JSON
16 13 (0.20%) ISPF
16 13 (0.20%) SOAP
16 13 (0.20%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 360 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 306 (4.81%) Blackberry
3 207 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 187 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 175 (2.75%) Clustering
6 137 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 105 (1.65%) Hedge funds
8 103 (1.62%) Open Source
9 98 (1.54%) Replication
10 72 (1.13%) Thin Client
10 72 (1.13%) Fat Client
11 66 (1.04%) iPhone
12 56 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 55 (0.86%) PKI
14 46 (0.72%) Public Cloud
15 44 (0.69%) Statistics
16 43 (0.68%) Mainframe
17 38 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
18 36 (0.57%) CMDB
19 35 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3104 (48.79%) Windows
2 1194 (18.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 976 (15.34%) Linux
4 814 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 742 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 654 (10.28%) Windows 7
7 350 (5.50%) Windows 8
8 330 (5.19%) Windows XP
9 328 (5.16%) UNIX
10 179 (2.81%) Solaris
11 112 (1.76%) CentOS
12 100 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 99 (1.56%) Windows Vista
14 90 (1.41%) Apple iOS
15 86 (1.35%) Android
16 49 (0.77%) Mac OS X
17 48 (0.75%) Ubuntu
18 44 (0.69%) Debian
19 38 (0.60%) Mac OS
20 31 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1322 (20.78%) ITIL
2 548 (8.61%) Project Management
3 517 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 482 (7.58%) Load Balancing
5 382 (6.00%) Network Design
6 357 (5.61%) Service Delivery
7 321 (5.05%) Change Management
8 320 (5.03%) PRINCE2
9 304 (4.78%) Migration
10 263 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
11 253 (3.98%) Incident Management
12 249 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
13 225 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
14 218 (3.43%) Network Management
15 208 (3.27%) Mentoring
15 208 (3.27%) Service Management
16 205 (3.22%) Capacity Planning
17 193 (3.03%) Business Continuity
18 189 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
19 173 (2.72%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 880 (13.83%) SQL
2 220 (3.46%) PowerShell
3 182 (2.86%) Java
4 163 (2.56%) Perl
5 118 (1.85%) C
5 118 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 116 (1.82%) Python
7 83 (1.30%) JavaScript
8 76 (1.19%) PHP
9 57 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 54 (0.85%) Ruby
11 49 (0.77%) VBScript
12 47 (0.74%) C#
13 31 (0.49%) VB
14 29 (0.46%) C++
15 23 (0.36%) VBA
16 20 (0.31%) Shell Script
17 17 (0.27%) R
18 12 (0.19%) Korn
19 11 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2156 (33.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1299 (20.42%) CCNA
3 1281 (20.14%) CCNP
4 665 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 546 (8.58%) Degree
6 432 (6.79%) Security Cleared
7 417 (6.55%) MCSE
8 351 (5.52%) SC Cleared
9 348 (5.47%) CCIE
10 222 (3.49%) MCP
11 201 (3.16%) MCSA
12 195 (3.07%) MCITP
13 188 (2.96%) CCDP
14 169 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
15 161 (2.53%) CISSP
16 158 (2.48%) CCSA
17 153 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 124 (1.95%) CCSE
19 115 (1.81%) CCDA
20 111 (1.74%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 569 (8.94%) SLA
2 166 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 116 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 56 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 35 (0.55%) COBIT
6 32 (0.50%) QA
7 30 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.11%) TickIT
9 6 (0.094%) HL7
9 6 (0.094%) DICOM
10 2 (0.031%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.031%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.016%) BS7799
11 1 (0.016%) BS15000
11 1 (0.016%) BS25999
System Software
1 1843 (28.97%) Active Directory
2 1388 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 643 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 367 (5.77%) XenApp
5 330 (5.19%) vSphere
6 151 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
7 144 (2.26%) XenServer
8 129 (2.03%) VMware ESX
9 127 (2.00%) XenDesktop
10 126 (1.98%) NFS
11 114 (1.79%) Terminal Services
12 97 (1.52%) SRDF
13 66 (1.04%) Terminal Server
14 61 (0.96%) Xen
15 58 (0.91%) Firmware
15 58 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
16 45 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 35 (0.55%) Samba
18 34 (0.53%) VMware Server
19 27 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 281 (4.42%) SCCM
2 140 (2.20%) SCOM
3 122 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 117 (1.84%) WSUS
5 111 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
6 104 (1.63%) Nagios
7 81 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 76 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 74 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
10 59 (0.93%) OpenView
11 55 (0.86%) Puppet
12 52 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
13 51 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
14 39 (0.61%) SELinux
15 36 (0.57%) ZABBIX
16 34 (0.53%) SCVMM
16 34 (0.53%) Cisco LMS
16 34 (0.53%) Salt
17 33 (0.52%) Icinga
17 33 (0.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3392 (53.32%) Cisco
2 2149 (33.78%) Microsoft
3 2005 (31.52%) VMware
4 1179 (18.53%) Citrix
5 896 (14.08%) CheckPoint
6 865 (13.60%) Juniper
7 806 (12.67%) HP
8 555 (8.72%) F5
9 386 (6.07%) NetApp
10 339 (5.33%) Avaya
11 315 (4.95%) Oracle
12 294 (4.62%) SolarWinds
13 284 (4.46%) Dell
14 261 (4.10%) EMC
15 215 (3.38%) IBM
16 190 (2.99%) Riverbed
17 186 (2.92%) Red Hat
18 179 (2.81%) Symantec
19 157 (2.47%) Apple
20 134 (2.11%) McAfee
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