The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 106 94 129
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +35
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2601 3167 2805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.83% 3.14% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.48% 17.61% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 2629 2405
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,063 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +13.33%
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
15782 17989 19852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.18% 17.85% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13210 14532 15930
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,988 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in England

WAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 892 £52,500 +5.00% 75
South East -9 724 £45,000 +3.44% 57
West Midlands +11 229 £38,750 +17.42% 14
East of England +3 212 £40,000 - 24
South West -9 158 £35,000 -11.39% 14
North West +17 148 £39,000 -4.87% 21
Yorkshire -60 128 £39,000 -7.14% 27
East Midlands -29 96 £37,000 -17.77% 13
North East -1 21 £33,500 -9.45% 1
Midlands +8 1 £57,500 -17.85%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for WAN.

1 4660 (84.71%) LAN
2 3116 (56.64%) Cisco
3 2754 (50.06%) Firewall
4 2311 (42.01%) Windows
5 2067 (37.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1741 (31.65%) Microsoft
7 1726 (31.38%) VMware
8 1597 (29.03%) Active Directory
9 1513 (27.50%) VPN
10 1415 (25.72%) CCNP
11 1343 (24.41%) Windows Server
12 1266 (23.01%) TCP/IP
13 1237 (22.49%) ITIL
14 1158 (21.05%) CCNA
15 1132 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 1064 (19.34%) Data Centre
17 1045 (19.00%) Linux
18 1021 (18.56%) MPLS
19 950 (17.27%) MS Exchange
20 947 (17.22%) Wireless
21 907 (16.49%) Juniper
22 884 (16.07%) DNS
23 854 (15.52%) VoIP
24 809 (14.71%) MS Excel
25 799 (14.52%) Finance
26 790 (14.36%) Network Security
27 785 (14.27%) Citrix
28 782 (14.22%) SAN
29 769 (13.98%) Cisco ASA
30 767 (13.94%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 950 (17.27%) MS Exchange
2 490 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 340 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 244 (4.44%) Skype for Business
5 220 (4.00%) IIS
6 214 (3.89%) SharePoint
7 153 (2.78%) Apache
8 148 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 101 (1.84%) Tomcat
10 71 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 67 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 50 (0.91%) JBoss
13 34 (0.62%) WebSphere
14 31 (0.56%) OpenStack
15 26 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
16 23 (0.42%) CMS
17 22 (0.40%) IBM Notes
18 20 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
19 19 (0.35%) Confluence
20 18 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 809 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 533 (9.69%) MS Office
3 184 (3.34%) MS Visio
4 41 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.42%) MS Project
6 9 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.11%) Revit
8 3 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.018%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 43 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 37 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 35 (0.64%) assyst
4 28 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.11%) Infor M3
6 6 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.073%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.073%) Line 500
8 4 (0.073%) RMDS
9 3 (0.055%) JDE World
9 3 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.036%) Magento
10 2 (0.036%) Sage 1000
11 1 (0.018%) Line 50
11 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.018%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.018%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 417 (7.58%) Office 365
2 253 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 229 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
4 103 (1.87%) IaaS
5 61 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 58 (1.05%) SaaS
7 53 (0.96%) PaaS
8 52 (0.95%) Mimecast
9 24 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (0.38%) Google Apps
11 17 (0.31%) Yammer
12 7 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.073%) GitHub
15 2 (0.036%) Nimbula
16 1 (0.018%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (0.018%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4660 (84.71%) LAN
2 2754 (50.06%) Firewall
3 1513 (27.50%) VPN
4 1266 (23.01%) TCP/IP
5 1021 (18.56%) MPLS
6 947 (17.22%) Wireless
7 884 (16.07%) DNS
8 854 (15.52%) VoIP
9 790 (14.36%) Network Security
10 782 (14.22%) SAN
11 769 (13.98%) Cisco ASA
12 767 (13.94%) BGP
13 718 (13.05%) OSPF
14 650 (11.82%) DHCP
15 511 (9.29%) VLAN
16 468 (8.51%) Internet
17 433 (7.87%) Cisco Nexus
18 399 (7.25%) SSL
19 395 (7.18%) EIGRP
20 351 (6.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 114 (2.07%) MySQL
3 76 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 56 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 24 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (0.38%) NoSQL
9 21 (0.38%) Relational Database
10 20 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (0.33%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.31%) Big Data
14 16 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (0.29%) MongoDB
15 11 (0.20%) DB2
15 11 (0.20%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (0.16%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 41 (0.75%) JIRA
2 39 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 22 (0.40%) Travis CI
4 15 (0.27%) LoadRunner
4 15 (0.27%) Selenium
5 14 (0.25%) Cucumber
5 14 (0.25%) JUnit
5 14 (0.25%) SpecFlow
5 14 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 12 (0.22%) TestNG
7 9 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.16%) Subversion
8 5 (0.091%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.091%) MSI
8 5 (0.091%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.073%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.073%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.073%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.055%) PeopleTools
10 3 (0.055%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 799 (14.52%) Finance
2 677 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 159 (2.89%) Banking
4 127 (2.31%) Retail
5 123 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 114 (2.07%) Legal
7 96 (1.75%) Marketing
8 61 (1.11%) Back Office
9 58 (1.05%) Law
10 54 (0.98%) Electronics
11 48 (0.87%) Games
12 45 (0.82%) Advertising
13 43 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 40 (0.73%) Investment Banking
15 36 (0.65%) French Language
16 31 (0.56%) German Language
17 28 (0.51%) Publishing
18 17 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.29%) Multimedia
20 14 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1489 (27.07%) Network Engineer
2 751 (13.65%) Analyst
3 658 (11.96%) Support Engineer
4 535 (9.73%) Cisco Engineer
5 489 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 455 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 406 (7.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 311 (5.65%) Consultant
9 298 (5.42%) Architect
10 269 (4.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 266 (4.84%) IT Support
12 265 (4.82%) IT Engineer
13 260 (4.73%) Support Analyst
14 252 (4.58%) Administrator
15 244 (4.44%) Security Engineer
16 239 (4.34%) Network Support
17 235 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
18 222 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
19 211 (3.84%) Network Analyst
20 194 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (1.84%) Web Services
2 100 (1.82%) 802.1X
3 67 (1.22%) .NET
4 63 (1.15%) Middleware
5 58 (1.05%) XMPP
6 34 (0.62%) XML
7 33 (0.60%) LAMP
8 18 (0.33%) Regular Expression
8 18 (0.33%) SOAP
9 15 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
9 15 (0.27%) HTML
10 14 (0.25%) JDBC
11 12 (0.22%) J2EE
12 11 (0.20%) CSS
12 11 (0.20%) REST
13 10 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (0.18%) ZeroMQ
14 9 (0.16%) COM
14 9 (0.16%) IBM Integration Bus
14 9 (0.16%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1064 (19.34%) Data Centre
2 300 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 231 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 151 (2.74%) Driving Licence
5 137 (2.49%) Blackberry
6 132 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 129 (2.35%) Replication
8 127 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
9 95 (1.73%) Fat Client
9 95 (1.73%) Thin Client
10 85 (1.55%) Clustering
10 85 (1.55%) IVR
11 68 (1.24%) iPad
12 65 (1.18%) EqualLogic
13 61 (1.11%) Statistics
14 59 (1.07%) Private Cloud
15 57 (1.04%) iPhone
16 55 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
17 49 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 46 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2311 (42.01%) Windows
2 1343 (24.41%) Windows Server
3 1045 (19.00%) Linux
4 766 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 702 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 526 (9.56%) Windows 7
7 269 (4.89%) Unix
8 262 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 206 (3.74%) Windows 8
10 178 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 158 (2.87%) Windows 10
12 113 (2.05%) Android
13 111 (2.02%) Windows XP
14 91 (1.65%) CentOS
15 59 (1.07%) Solaris
16 50 (0.91%) Ubuntu
17 43 (0.78%) Windows Vista
18 31 (0.56%) Mac OS X
19 30 (0.55%) Mac OS
20 24 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1237 (22.49%) ITIL
2 442 (8.03%) Load Balancing
3 425 (7.73%) Network Design
4 415 (7.54%) Project Management
5 367 (6.67%) Presales
6 344 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 322 (5.85%) Network Monitoring
8 301 (5.47%) Service Delivery
9 288 (5.24%) Network Management
10 268 (4.87%) Change Management
11 258 (4.69%) PRINCE2
12 219 (3.98%) Service Management
13 210 (3.82%) Incident Management
14 207 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
15 197 (3.58%) Information Security
16 194 (3.53%) Mentoring
17 193 (3.51%) High Availability
18 186 (3.38%) Migration
19 178 (3.24%) Change Control
19 178 (3.24%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 584 (10.62%) SQL
2 232 (4.22%) PowerShell
3 141 (2.56%) Python
4 129 (2.35%) Bash Shell
5 123 (2.24%) C
6 104 (1.89%) Perl
7 85 (1.55%) Java
8 72 (1.31%) Ruby
9 60 (1.09%) PHP
10 51 (0.93%) C#
11 44 (0.80%) C++
12 33 (0.60%) VB
13 32 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 22 (0.40%) T-SQL
15 16 (0.29%) JavaScript
15 16 (0.29%) VBA
16 15 (0.27%) VBScript
17 11 (0.20%) Tcl
18 4 (0.073%) Korn
19 3 (0.055%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2067 (37.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1415 (25.72%) CCNP
3 1158 (21.05%) CCNA
4 564 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 428 (7.78%) CCIE
6 413 (7.51%) Degree
7 384 (6.98%) Security Cleared
8 362 (6.58%) MCSE
9 316 (5.74%) SC Cleared
10 233 (4.24%) CCDP
11 227 (4.13%) MCSA
12 168 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 150 (2.73%) CCSA
14 141 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
15 140 (2.54%) MCP
16 133 (2.42%) MCITP
17 125 (2.27%) CCDA
17 125 (2.27%) CISSP
18 123 (2.24%) CCSE
19 116 (2.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 500 (9.09%) SLA
2 204 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 113 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 42 (0.76%) QA
5 31 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.22%) COBIT
7 12 (0.22%) DICOM
8 8 (0.15%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.15%) ISO27002
9 7 (0.13%) RMADS
10 5 (0.091%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.073%) HL7
11 4 (0.073%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.055%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.036%) COSO
13 2 (0.036%) GPG13
13 2 (0.036%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.036%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1597 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 1132 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 498 (9.05%) Hyper-V
4 332 (6.04%) vSphere
5 288 (5.24%) XenApp
6 174 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
7 114 (2.07%) Terminal Services
8 110 (2.00%) XenDesktop
9 75 (1.36%) VMware ESX
10 73 (1.33%) VMware Server
11 58 (1.05%) XenServer
12 57 (1.04%) NFS
13 54 (0.98%) Xen
14 43 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
15 26 (0.47%) DFS Replication
16 24 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 23 (0.42%) vCloud
18 22 (0.40%) Docker
18 22 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
19 20 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 226 (4.11%) SCCM
2 144 (2.62%) SCOM
3 102 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 96 (1.75%) Puppet
5 83 (1.51%) Backup Exec
6 72 (1.31%) Nagios
7 71 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
8 65 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 65 (1.18%) FortiGate
9 57 (1.04%) Ansible
10 55 (1.00%) Cacti
11 50 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
12 43 (0.78%) WSUS
13 42 (0.76%) Nessus
14 39 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
15 34 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
16 33 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
16 33 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
17 28 (0.51%) Nmap
18 25 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3116 (56.64%) Cisco
2 1741 (31.65%) Microsoft
3 1726 (31.38%) VMware
4 907 (16.49%) Juniper
5 785 (14.27%) Citrix
6 740 (13.45%) CheckPoint
7 600 (10.91%) HP
8 597 (10.85%) F5
9 287 (5.22%) Palo Alto
10 283 (5.14%) SolarWinds
11 280 (5.09%) Avaya
12 232 (4.22%) Dell
13 226 (4.11%) NetApp
14 222 (4.04%) Oracle
15 192 (3.49%) EMC
16 187 (3.40%) Riverbed
17 177 (3.22%) Red Hat
18 166 (3.02%) Fortinet
19 150 (2.73%) IBM
20 111 (2.02%) Meraki
Crawley, West Sussex
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: car + healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Discount
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
H&R Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £44000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago