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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 86 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3246 2751 2688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.16% 2.49% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.47% 14.39% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2668 2367 2226
Average salary £44,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.55% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
18584 19117 20199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.31% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14840 15268 16477
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 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 6 May 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 6 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
London +25 1097 £50,000 +3.09% 91
South East +45 912 £43,000 +4.87% 81
East of England +12 270 £37,500 +5.63% 26
Yorkshire +26 241 £42,500 +6.25% 28
South West +31 182 £35,000 - 29
East Midlands +36 176 £41,500 +9.21% 21
West Midlands -6 174 £32,500 -7.14% 23
North West -9 174 £37,500 +15.38% 31
North East +5 19 £45,000 +39.53%
Midlands +5 3 £70,000 +100.00%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5322 (84.34%) LAN
2 3385 (53.65%) Cisco
3 3074 (48.72%) Windows
4 2817 (44.64%) Firewall
5 2105 (33.36%) Microsoft
6 2098 (33.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1987 (31.49%) VMware
8 1807 (28.64%) Active Directory
9 1508 (23.90%) VPN
10 1430 (22.66%) TCP/IP
11 1404 (22.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1383 (21.92%) ITIL
13 1329 (21.06%) MS Exchange
14 1280 (20.29%) CCNA
15 1188 (18.83%) CCNP
16 1147 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
17 1124 (17.81%) Citrix
18 1116 (17.69%) SAN
19 1114 (17.65%) MPLS
20 1095 (17.35%) DNS
21 1078 (17.08%) MS Excel
22 1018 (16.13%) Linux
23 970 (15.37%) VoIP
24 948 (15.02%) Finance
25 893 (14.15%) SQL
26 873 (13.84%) Network Security
27 863 (13.68%) Wireless
28 857 (13.58%) CheckPoint
29 854 (13.53%) Juniper
30 845 (13.39%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1329 (21.06%) MS Exchange
2 674 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 399 (6.32%) IIS
4 387 (6.13%) Lync
5 349 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 308 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 301 (4.77%) SharePoint
8 264 (4.18%) Apache
9 191 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 179 (2.84%) Tomcat
11 169 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 88 (1.39%) WebSphere
13 85 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
13 85 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 57 (0.90%) OpenStack
15 46 (0.73%) nginx
16 42 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
17 37 (0.59%) CMS
18 27 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
19 22 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1078 (17.08%) MS Excel
2 766 (12.14%) MS Office
3 149 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 90 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 43 (0.68%) MS Project
6 7 (0.11%) FrameMaker
6 7 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
6 7 (0.11%) RoboHelp
7 6 (0.095%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.079%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.016%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 65 (1.03%) RMDS
2 37 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.36%) Endur
4 17 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.095%) Summit
9 5 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.079%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.079%) MIS ActiveH
10 4 (0.063%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.063%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.048%) SAP CCM
11 3 (0.048%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.032%) GoldMine
12 2 (0.032%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.032%) Tridion
12 2 (0.032%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 232 (3.68%) Office 365
2 123 (1.95%) IaaS
3 98 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 88 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
5 84 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 79 (1.25%) SaaS
7 52 (0.82%) PaaS
8 34 (0.54%) Google Apps
9 20 (0.32%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.032%) Yammer
11 2 (0.032%) Symantec.cloud
11 2 (0.032%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.016%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5322 (84.34%) LAN
2 2817 (44.64%) Firewall
3 1508 (23.90%) VPN
4 1430 (22.66%) TCP/IP
5 1116 (17.69%) SAN
6 1114 (17.65%) MPLS
7 1095 (17.35%) DNS
8 970 (15.37%) VoIP
9 873 (13.84%) Network Security
10 863 (13.68%) Wireless
11 812 (12.87%) BGP
12 796 (12.61%) DHCP
13 733 (11.62%) Cisco ASA
14 665 (10.54%) OSPF
15 616 (9.76%) VLAN
16 539 (8.54%) Internet
17 486 (7.70%) EIGRP
18 427 (6.77%) Cisco Nexus
19 345 (5.47%) Wi-Fi
20 309 (4.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 716 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 149 (2.36%) MySQL
3 123 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 81 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 78 (1.24%) DB2
6 70 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 69 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 64 (1.01%) HBase
9 56 (0.89%) Relational Database
10 42 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (0.55%) MongoDB
12 29 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
14 26 (0.41%) RDBMS
15 25 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 23 (0.36%) Oracle Database
17 20 (0.32%) Data Mining
17 20 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 55 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 54 (0.86%) Hudson
3 43 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 39 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 29 (0.46%) JIRA
6 25 (0.40%) Subversion
7 22 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 13 (0.21%) LoadRunner
9 9 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.13%) Rational Performance Tester
11 6 (0.095%) Selenium
12 5 (0.079%) Metasploit
12 5 (0.079%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.063%) MSI
14 3 (0.048%) Ant
14 3 (0.048%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.048%) WinRunner
14 3 (0.048%) TestDirector
14 3 (0.048%) QuickTest Pro
14 3 (0.048%) MSTest
General
1 948 (15.02%) Finance
2 582 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 187 (2.96%) Banking
4 164 (2.60%) Retail
5 144 (2.28%) Law
6 136 (2.16%) Legal
7 110 (1.74%) Marketing
8 106 (1.68%) Advertising
9 104 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 65 (1.03%) Back Office
11 58 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 55 (0.87%) Electronics
13 38 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 29 (0.46%) Publishing
15 27 (0.43%) Games
15 27 (0.43%) Front Office
16 26 (0.41%) Local Government
17 19 (0.30%) French Language
17 19 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1425 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 830 (13.15%) Analyst
3 668 (10.59%) Support Engineer
4 543 (8.61%) Architect
5 444 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 409 (6.48%) Consultant
7 401 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
8 314 (4.98%) Support Analyst
9 291 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 239 (3.79%) IT Support
11 221 (3.50%) Technical Support
12 219 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
13 215 (3.41%) Administrator
14 214 (3.39%) Project Manager
15 169 (2.68%) Security Engineer
16 167 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
16 167 (2.65%) 3rd Line Support
17 163 (2.58%) Network Consultant
17 163 (2.58%) Network Support
18 160 (2.54%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (2.30%) Middleware
2 127 (2.01%) HTML
3 116 (1.84%) .NET
4 100 (1.58%) XML
5 81 (1.28%) Web Services
6 77 (1.22%) CSS
7 68 (1.08%) XSLT
8 64 (1.01%) Rendezvous
8 64 (1.01%) Ultra Messaging
9 42 (0.67%) LAMP
10 40 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
11 39 (0.62%) ASP.NET
12 32 (0.51%) Ajax
13 26 (0.41%) XMPP
14 24 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (0.32%) jQuery
16 17 (0.27%) ISPF
17 15 (0.24%) SOAP
18 14 (0.22%) EDI
18 14 (0.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 363 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 302 (4.79%) Blackberry
3 242 (3.84%) Management Information System
4 224 (3.55%) Video Conferencing
5 183 (2.90%) Clustering
6 126 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 107 (1.70%) Hedge funds
8 98 (1.55%) Open Source
9 88 (1.39%) Replication
10 74 (1.17%) Thin Client
10 74 (1.17%) Fat Client
11 71 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 66 (1.05%) iPhone
13 62 (0.98%) Statistics
14 59 (0.94%) Mainframe
15 55 (0.87%) BYOD
16 52 (0.82%) PKI
17 47 (0.74%) Public Cloud
18 37 (0.59%) CESG
19 36 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3074 (48.72%) Windows
2 1147 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1018 (16.13%) Linux
4 833 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 720 (11.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 641 (10.16%) Windows 7
7 342 (5.42%) Windows 8
8 332 (5.26%) UNIX
9 320 (5.07%) Windows XP
10 187 (2.96%) Solaris
11 114 (1.81%) CentOS
12 113 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 95 (1.51%) Windows Vista
14 83 (1.32%) Apple iOS
15 73 (1.16%) Android
16 57 (0.90%) Ubuntu
17 53 (0.84%) Mac OS X
18 52 (0.82%) Debian
19 28 (0.44%) Mac OS
20 27 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1383 (21.92%) ITIL
2 575 (9.11%) Project Management
3 494 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 482 (7.64%) Load Balancing
5 397 (6.29%) Network Design
6 395 (6.26%) Service Delivery
7 328 (5.20%) Change Management
8 295 (4.68%) PRINCE2
9 285 (4.52%) Migration
10 273 (4.33%) Incident Management
11 250 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
12 248 (3.93%) Network Monitoring
13 246 (3.90%) Service Management
14 216 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
15 208 (3.30%) Network Management
16 200 (3.17%) Business Continuity
17 198 (3.14%) Performance Tuning
18 195 (3.09%) Mentoring
19 188 (2.98%) Capacity Planning
20 186 (2.95%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 893 (14.15%) SQL
2 216 (3.42%) PowerShell
3 199 (3.15%) Java
4 170 (2.69%) Perl
5 130 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 124 (1.97%) Python
7 107 (1.70%) JavaScript
7 107 (1.70%) C
8 63 (1.00%) PHP
8 63 (1.00%) Ruby
9 56 (0.89%) T-SQL
10 49 (0.78%) VBScript
11 38 (0.60%) C#
12 29 (0.46%) VBA
13 27 (0.43%) VB
14 26 (0.41%) C++
15 23 (0.36%) Shell Script
16 15 (0.24%) R
17 12 (0.19%) Korn
17 12 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2098 (33.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1280 (20.29%) CCNA
3 1188 (18.83%) CCNP
4 683 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 529 (8.38%) Degree
6 438 (6.94%) MCSE
7 431 (6.83%) Security Cleared
8 346 (5.48%) CCIE
9 339 (5.37%) SC Cleared
10 211 (3.34%) MCP
11 188 (2.98%) MCITP
12 186 (2.95%) MCSA
13 181 (2.87%) CCDP
14 180 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
15 163 (2.58%) CISSP
16 156 (2.47%) CCSA
17 154 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 112 (1.77%) MCTS
19 106 (1.68%) CCSE
20 103 (1.63%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 579 (9.18%) SLA
2 176 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 125 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 64 (1.01%) ISO 9001
5 37 (0.59%) COBIT
6 34 (0.54%) QA
7 26 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.11%) TickIT
9 4 (0.063%) HL7
9 4 (0.063%) DICOM
10 2 (0.032%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.032%) BS7799
10 2 (0.032%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.016%) BS15000
11 1 (0.016%) JTAG
11 1 (0.016%) BS25999
System Software
1 1807 (28.64%) Active Directory
2 1404 (22.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 677 (10.73%) Hyper-V
4 346 (5.48%) XenApp
5 285 (4.52%) vSphere
6 161 (2.55%) XenServer
7 134 (2.12%) VMware ESX
8 132 (2.09%) NFS
9 130 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
10 129 (2.04%) XenDesktop
11 119 (1.89%) SRDF
12 108 (1.71%) Terminal Services
13 76 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
14 69 (1.09%) Terminal Server
15 66 (1.05%) Xen
16 48 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 40 (0.63%) KVM
18 36 (0.57%) VMware Server
19 32 (0.51%) Samba
20 30 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 284 (4.50%) SCCM
2 129 (2.04%) WSUS
3 127 (2.01%) SCOM
4 116 (1.84%) Nagios
4 116 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
5 102 (1.62%) Backup Exec
6 73 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 68 (1.08%) Puppet
8 59 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
9 51 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
10 45 (0.71%) OpenView
10 45 (0.71%) Salt
11 44 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
12 42 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
13 38 (0.60%) Cisco LMS
14 37 (0.59%) Ansible
14 37 (0.59%) ZABBIX
15 36 (0.57%) SELinux
16 35 (0.55%) Icinga
17 33 (0.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3385 (53.65%) Cisco
2 2105 (33.36%) Microsoft
3 1987 (31.49%) VMware
4 1124 (17.81%) Citrix
5 857 (13.58%) CheckPoint
6 854 (13.53%) Juniper
7 845 (13.39%) HP
8 579 (9.18%) F5
9 408 (6.47%) NetApp
10 337 (5.34%) Oracle
11 330 (5.23%) Avaya
12 289 (4.58%) SolarWinds
13 258 (4.09%) EMC
14 252 (3.99%) Dell
15 235 (3.72%) IBM
16 184 (2.92%) Red Hat
17 180 (2.85%) Riverbed
18 162 (2.57%) Apple
19 150 (2.38%) Fortinet
20 140 (2.22%) Symantec
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 44 minutes ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Earth Stream Global
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per hour + Pension, Healthcare, 5k Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £27,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago