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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 84 122 113
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3308 2656 2521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.21% 2.41% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.73% 13.73% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2787 2236 2148
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
17659 19346 19336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 17.53% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14453 15586 15775
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 3 July 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 3 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
South East +61 1080 £42,500 - 97
London +7 1070 £52,500 +5.00% 112
East of England +20 267 £40,000 +7.38% 25
Yorkshire +8 217 £42,000 +5.00% 31
South West +25 209 £38,500 +2.66% 18
West Midlands +13 187 £38,000 +8.57% 23
East Midlands +25 141 £47,500 +5.55% 13
North West +7 127 £37,500 +25.00% 36
North East -2 17 £45,000 +39.53% 3
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5658 (84.84%) LAN
2 3617 (54.24%) Cisco
3 3087 (46.29%) Windows
4 2938 (44.05%) Firewall
5 2210 (33.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2175 (32.61%) Microsoft
7 2075 (31.11%) VMware
8 1820 (27.29%) Active Directory
9 1516 (22.73%) TCP/IP
10 1507 (22.60%) VPN
11 1427 (21.40%) ITIL
12 1413 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1328 (19.91%) Data Centre
14 1301 (19.51%) CCNA
15 1295 (19.42%) MS Exchange
16 1224 (18.35%) CCNP
17 1161 (17.41%) Citrix
18 1156 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
19 1140 (17.09%) DNS
20 1109 (16.63%) SAN
21 1068 (16.01%) Linux
22 1065 (15.97%) MPLS
23 1045 (15.67%) MS Excel
24 1033 (15.49%) VoIP
24 1033 (15.49%) Finance
25 943 (14.14%) CheckPoint
26 906 (13.59%) Wireless
27 887 (13.30%) Juniper
28 886 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
29 883 (13.24%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1295 (19.42%) MS Exchange
2 687 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 434 (6.51%) IIS
4 392 (5.88%) Lync
5 350 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 320 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 304 (4.56%) Apache
8 267 (4.00%) SharePoint
9 191 (2.86%) Tomcat
10 175 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 167 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 119 (1.78%) WebSphere
13 112 (1.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 106 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
15 79 (1.18%) OpenStack
16 61 (0.91%) nginx
17 36 (0.54%) CMS
18 27 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
19 25 (0.37%) Confluence
20 23 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1045 (15.67%) MS Excel
2 713 (10.69%) MS Office
3 171 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 91 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 37 (0.55%) MS Project
6 7 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.045%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.015%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 81 (1.21%) RMDS
2 22 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.30%) Endur
4 18 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.10%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.090%) Summit
9 5 (0.075%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.060%) SAP CCM
10 4 (0.060%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.060%) Line 500
10 4 (0.060%) MIS ActiveH
11 3 (0.045%) Tridion
11 3 (0.045%) Primavera
12 2 (0.030%) HiPortfolio
12 2 (0.030%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 225 (3.37%) Office 365
2 145 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (1.45%) IaaS
4 91 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 89 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 62 (0.93%) SaaS
7 56 (0.84%) PaaS
8 41 (0.61%) Google Apps
9 17 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.075%) Symantec.cloud
12 3 (0.045%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.045%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.030%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.030%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.015%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 5658 (84.84%) LAN
2 2938 (44.05%) Firewall
3 1516 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 1507 (22.60%) VPN
5 1140 (17.09%) DNS
6 1109 (16.63%) SAN
7 1065 (15.97%) MPLS
8 1033 (15.49%) VoIP
9 906 (13.59%) Wireless
10 851 (12.76%) Network Security
11 817 (12.25%) BGP
12 797 (11.95%) DHCP
13 763 (11.44%) Cisco ASA
14 693 (10.39%) OSPF
15 645 (9.67%) VLAN
16 495 (7.42%) Internet
16 495 (7.42%) EIGRP
17 466 (6.99%) Cisco Nexus
18 356 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
19 353 (5.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 773 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 156 (2.34%) MySQL
3 111 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (1.24%) Hadoop
5 81 (1.21%) DB2
6 80 (1.20%) HBase
7 77 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 74 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 55 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 33 (0.49%) RDBMS
12 31 (0.46%) OLTP
12 31 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (0.36%) MongoDB
14 22 (0.33%) Oracle Database
15 18 (0.27%) NoSQL
15 18 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (0.27%) Data Mining
16 16 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
17 15 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 69 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 65 (0.97%) Hudson
3 60 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 37 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 30 (0.45%) JIRA
6 25 (0.37%) Subversion
7 7 (0.10%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.10%) Metasploit
8 6 (0.090%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (0.060%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.045%) MSI
11 2 (0.030%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.030%) Ant
12 1 (0.015%) JUnit
12 1 (0.015%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.015%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.015%) Selenium
12 1 (0.015%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.015%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1033 (15.49%) Finance
2 648 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 207 (3.10%) Banking
4 187 (2.80%) Retail
5 151 (2.26%) Legal
6 138 (2.07%) Marketing
7 131 (1.96%) Law
8 110 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 102 (1.53%) Advertising
10 67 (1.00%) Electronics
11 57 (0.85%) Back Office
12 56 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 31 (0.46%) Publishing
14 30 (0.45%) Front Office
14 30 (0.45%) Investment Banking
15 27 (0.40%) Local Government
15 27 (0.40%) French Language
15 27 (0.40%) Games
16 26 (0.39%) German Language
17 25 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1439 (21.58%) Network Engineer
2 848 (12.72%) Analyst
3 680 (10.20%) Architect
4 653 (9.79%) Support Engineer
5 460 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 417 (6.25%) Consultant
7 410 (6.15%) Senior Network Engineer
8 339 (5.08%) Support Analyst
9 302 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
10 292 (4.38%) Project Manager
11 250 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
12 246 (3.69%) Administrator
13 224 (3.36%) IT Support
14 223 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
15 205 (3.07%) Technical Support
16 196 (2.94%) Network Architect
17 187 (2.80%) Security Engineer
18 184 (2.76%) Network Analyst
19 181 (2.71%) Systems Administrator
19 181 (2.71%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (2.61%) Middleware
2 150 (2.25%) Web Services
3 126 (1.89%) HTML
4 118 (1.77%) XML
5 90 (1.35%) .NET
6 85 (1.27%) XSLT
7 80 (1.20%) Rendezvous
7 80 (1.20%) Ultra Messaging
8 53 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
9 52 (0.78%) LAMP
10 45 (0.67%) XMPP
10 45 (0.67%) CSS
11 22 (0.33%) Ajax
12 19 (0.28%) SOAP
13 18 (0.27%) JTAPI
13 18 (0.27%) TAPI
14 17 (0.25%) ISPF
14 17 (0.25%) VXML
15 15 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (0.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1328 (19.91%) Data Centre
2 347 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 258 (3.87%) Blackberry
4 251 (3.76%) Video Conferencing
5 238 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 179 (2.68%) Clustering
7 162 (2.43%) Computer Science
8 95 (1.42%) Hedge funds
9 92 (1.38%) Fat Client
9 92 (1.38%) Thin Client
10 85 (1.27%) Replication
11 82 (1.23%) iPhone
12 72 (1.08%) Mainframe
13 70 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 67 (1.00%) BYOD
15 65 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
15 65 (0.97%) PKI
16 64 (0.96%) Statistics
17 61 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 51 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3087 (46.29%) Windows
2 1156 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1068 (16.01%) Linux
4 886 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 720 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 592 (8.88%) Windows 7
7 382 (5.73%) UNIX
8 330 (4.95%) Windows XP
9 296 (4.44%) Windows 8
10 223 (3.34%) Solaris
11 158 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 96 (1.44%) CentOS
13 92 (1.38%) Windows Vista
14 61 (0.91%) Android
14 61 (0.91%) Apple iOS
15 60 (0.90%) Mac OS X
16 55 (0.82%) Debian
16 55 (0.82%) AIX
17 53 (0.79%) Ubuntu
18 22 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1427 (21.40%) ITIL
2 617 (9.25%) Project Management
3 517 (7.75%) Load Balancing
4 472 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 446 (6.69%) Network Design
6 408 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 354 (5.31%) Change Management
8 318 (4.77%) PRINCE2
9 293 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
10 280 (4.20%) Incident Management
11 273 (4.09%) Service Management
12 265 (3.97%) Network Management
13 252 (3.78%) Migration
14 237 (3.55%) Network Monitoring
15 224 (3.36%) Mentoring
16 208 (3.12%) Performance Tuning
16 208 (3.12%) Risk Management
17 207 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
18 198 (2.97%) Kalman Filter
19 192 (2.88%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 883 (13.24%) SQL
2 223 (3.34%) Java
3 195 (2.92%) PowerShell
4 170 (2.55%) Perl
5 138 (2.07%) Python
6 134 (2.01%) Bash Shell
7 127 (1.90%) JavaScript
8 123 (1.84%) C
9 78 (1.17%) Ruby
10 51 (0.76%) PHP
11 37 (0.55%) VBScript
12 36 (0.54%) T-SQL
13 31 (0.46%) Shell Script
14 28 (0.42%) VBA
15 23 (0.34%) C++
15 23 (0.34%) VB
16 20 (0.30%) C#
17 15 (0.22%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.22%) Tcl
18 11 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2210 (33.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1301 (19.51%) CCNA
3 1224 (18.35%) CCNP
4 710 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 523 (7.84%) Degree
6 441 (6.61%) MCSE
7 410 (6.15%) Security Cleared
8 394 (5.91%) CCIE
9 306 (4.59%) SC Cleared
10 221 (3.31%) MCP
11 200 (3.00%) MCSA
12 196 (2.94%) CCDP
13 194 (2.91%) MCITP
14 175 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
15 164 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 158 (2.37%) CCSA
17 144 (2.16%) CISSP
18 115 (1.72%) MCTS
19 107 (1.60%) CCSE
20 96 (1.44%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 609 (9.13%) SLA
2 152 (2.28%) PCI DSS
3 128 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 53 (0.79%) QA
6 29 (0.43%) COBIT
7 18 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.10%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.090%) TickIT
10 5 (0.075%) HL7
10 5 (0.075%) DICOM
11 4 (0.060%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.030%) BS7799
13 1 (0.015%) JTAG
System Software
1 1820 (27.29%) Active Directory
2 1413 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 675 (10.12%) Hyper-V
4 366 (5.49%) XenApp
5 284 (4.26%) vSphere
6 195 (2.92%) VMware ESX
7 155 (2.32%) XenServer
8 153 (2.29%) NFS
9 142 (2.13%) SRDF
10 141 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
11 125 (1.87%) XenDesktop
12 112 (1.68%) Terminal Services
13 99 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
14 73 (1.09%) Terminal Server
15 72 (1.08%) Xen
16 57 (0.85%) KVM
17 40 (0.60%) VMware Server
18 39 (0.58%) ISA Server
19 36 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 34 (0.51%) Samba
Systems Management
1 286 (4.29%) SCCM
2 134 (2.01%) Backup Exec
3 127 (1.90%) WSUS
4 124 (1.86%) SCOM
5 110 (1.65%) Nagios
6 107 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
7 94 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
8 82 (1.23%) Puppet
9 75 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
10 66 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
11 53 (0.79%) Salt
12 52 (0.78%) Ansible
12 52 (0.78%) FortiGate
13 43 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
14 34 (0.51%) ZABBIX
14 34 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
15 33 (0.49%) Cacti
16 31 (0.46%) OpenView
17 30 (0.45%) SELinux
17 30 (0.45%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 3617 (54.24%) Cisco
2 2175 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 2075 (31.11%) VMware
4 1161 (17.41%) Citrix
5 943 (14.14%) CheckPoint
6 887 (13.30%) Juniper
7 866 (12.99%) HP
8 616 (9.24%) F5
9 449 (6.73%) NetApp
10 429 (6.43%) Oracle
11 300 (4.50%) Avaya
12 277 (4.15%) EMC
13 275 (4.12%) IBM
14 253 (3.79%) SolarWinds
15 220 (3.30%) Dell
16 195 (2.92%) Red Hat
17 192 (2.88%) Riverbed
18 169 (2.53%) Fortinet
19 154 (2.31%) Intel
20 150 (2.25%) Apple
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 75k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Xchanging
Salary: Comms + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50,000 to £60,000 + Bonus/Profit Sh
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Byfleet, Surrey
Bowerford Associates Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EU-Solutions
Salary: From £47,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48250 per annum + PHI, Pens, DIS, reward
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago