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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 112 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2656 2493 2900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.46% 2.44% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.77% 13.69% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2179 2125 2494
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
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
19283 18204 20579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.83% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15435 14800 17122
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,650 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -6 1048 £50,000 - 122
South East -16 546 £42,500 +13.33% 90
Yorkshire +31 261 £42,000 +12.75% 19
East of England +64 239 £38,500 -11.49% 29
South West +3 162 £35,000 - 24
West Midlands +13 154 £36,250 +9.84% 15
North West +7 140 £32,500 - 25
East Midlands -24 90 £40,000 +3.22% 11
North East -19 6 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Midlands +7 1 - - 1
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4586 (84.07%) LAN
2 2886 (52.91%) Cisco
3 2705 (49.59%) Windows
4 2239 (41.04%) Firewall
5 1780 (32.63%) Microsoft
6 1682 (30.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1643 (30.12%) VMware
8 1545 (28.32%) Active Directory
9 1301 (23.85%) VPN
10 1263 (23.15%) TCP/IP
11 1239 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 1135 (20.81%) DNS
13 1126 (20.64%) ITIL
14 1073 (19.67%) MS Exchange
15 1061 (19.45%) CCNP
16 1028 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 995 (18.24%) CCNA
18 973 (17.84%) SAN
19 930 (17.05%) MS Excel
20 922 (16.90%) Citrix
21 906 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
22 875 (16.04%) MPLS
23 856 (15.69%) Finance
24 853 (15.64%) Linux
25 852 (15.62%) DHCP
26 835 (15.31%) CheckPoint
27 778 (14.26%) VoIP
28 770 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
29 749 (13.73%) SQL Server
30 715 (13.11%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1073 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 503 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 321 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 315 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 286 (5.24%) IIS
6 222 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 211 (3.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 205 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 173 (3.17%) Lync
10 146 (2.68%) Apache
11 119 (2.18%) Tomcat
12 72 (1.32%) WebSphere
13 66 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
14 50 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
15 45 (0.82%) IBM Notes
16 34 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
17 31 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
18 30 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
19 25 (0.46%) OpenStack
20 20 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 930 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 585 (10.72%) MS Office
3 82 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 64 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.33%) MS Project
6 6 (0.11%) FastStats
7 5 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.092%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.055%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.037%) RoboHelp
9 2 (0.037%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.037%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 35 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.48%) RMDS
3 17 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.22%) Front Arena
6 12 (0.22%) Eikon
7 11 (0.20%) Movex
8 10 (0.18%) Summit
8 10 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
8 10 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 10 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.13%) Line 500
11 5 (0.092%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.073%) Compiere
12 4 (0.073%) AWD
12 4 (0.073%) Sage 200
13 3 (0.055%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 125 (2.29%) Office 365
2 81 (1.48%) IaaS
3 66 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 63 (1.15%) SaaS
5 55 (1.01%) PaaS
6 35 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (0.62%) Google Apps
8 25 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.11%) Joyent
11 3 (0.055%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.018%) Route 53
12 1 (0.018%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4586 (84.07%) LAN
2 2239 (41.04%) Firewall
3 1301 (23.85%) VPN
4 1263 (23.15%) TCP/IP
5 1135 (20.81%) DNS
6 973 (17.84%) SAN
7 875 (16.04%) MPLS
8 852 (15.62%) DHCP
9 778 (14.26%) VoIP
10 650 (11.92%) Wireless
11 629 (11.53%) Network Security
12 583 (10.69%) BGP
13 532 (9.75%) Internet
14 527 (9.66%) Cisco ASA
15 492 (9.02%) OSPF
16 417 (7.64%) VLAN
17 311 (5.70%) EIGRP
18 287 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
19 258 (4.73%) SSL
20 250 (4.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 749 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 137 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 129 (2.36%) MySQL
4 89 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 74 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 72 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 58 (1.06%) Big Data
8 51 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 51 (0.93%) DB2
9 50 (0.92%) HBase
10 44 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
11 42 (0.77%) Mahout
12 38 (0.70%) MongoDB
13 37 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 37 (0.68%) NoSQL
14 35 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (0.62%) Apache Hive
15 34 (0.62%) Riak
15 34 (0.62%) HCatalog
15 34 (0.62%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 28 (0.51%) LoadRunner
2 27 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 25 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 21 (0.38%) Subversion
5 20 (0.37%) Hudson
6 17 (0.31%) JIRA
7 15 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 14 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 13 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (0.24%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.15%) Selenium
10 8 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (0.13%) Metasploit
12 6 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (0.11%) JUnit
13 5 (0.092%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.092%) Maven
14 4 (0.073%) FitNesse
15 3 (0.055%) WebLOAD
General
1 856 (15.69%) Finance
2 512 (9.39%) Telecoms
3 183 (3.35%) Banking
4 165 (3.02%) Retail
5 149 (2.73%) Law
6 92 (1.69%) Legal
7 89 (1.63%) Marketing
8 59 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.04%) Advertising
10 43 (0.79%) French Language
11 38 (0.70%) Back Office
12 29 (0.53%) Publishing
13 27 (0.49%) Billing
14 26 (0.48%) Games
14 26 (0.48%) Electronics
15 19 (0.35%) German Language
15 19 (0.35%) Italian Language
16 18 (0.33%) Spanish Language
17 16 (0.29%) Investment Banking
18 13 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1238 (22.69%) Network Engineer
2 898 (16.46%) Analyst
3 526 (9.64%) Support Engineer
4 422 (7.74%) Architect
5 400 (7.33%) Support Analyst
6 331 (6.07%) Senior Network Engineer
7 308 (5.65%) Consultant
8 294 (5.39%) Network Analyst
9 293 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 275 (5.04%) Administrator
11 228 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
12 226 (4.14%) Network Support
13 214 (3.92%) Project Manager
14 203 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
15 200 (3.67%) IT Support
16 182 (3.34%) 2nd Line Support
17 180 (3.30%) Infrastructure Manager
18 176 (3.23%) Security Engineer
19 175 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
20 135 (2.47%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (1.63%) .NET
2 76 (1.39%) Middleware
3 65 (1.19%) Web Services
4 47 (0.86%) HTML
5 41 (0.75%) XML
6 36 (0.66%) SOAP
7 35 (0.64%) LAMP
8 24 (0.44%) CSS
9 23 (0.42%) COM
10 18 (0.33%) ASP.NET
11 17 (0.31%) Rendezvous
11 17 (0.31%) SAP Basis
12 16 (0.29%) XSLT
13 11 (0.20%) ODBC
13 11 (0.20%) WSH
13 11 (0.20%) Application Packaging
14 9 (0.16%) XMPP
15 8 (0.15%) WinForms
15 8 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (0.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 328 (6.01%) Blackberry
2 176 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 159 (2.91%) Clustering
4 125 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 110 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
6 93 (1.70%) Replication
7 78 (1.43%) SecurID
8 77 (1.41%) Statistics
9 68 (1.25%) Firmware
10 67 (1.23%) Hedge funds
11 66 (1.21%) iPhone
12 64 (1.17%) Open Source
13 55 (1.01%) Client/Server
14 51 (0.93%) Visualisation
14 51 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 46 (0.84%) Mathematics
16 38 (0.70%) Fat Client
16 38 (0.70%) Thin Client
17 37 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
18 35 (0.64%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2705 (49.59%) Windows
2 1239 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 906 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 853 (15.64%) Linux
5 627 (11.49%) Windows 7
6 536 (9.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 375 (6.87%) UNIX
8 354 (6.49%) Windows XP
9 256 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 155 (2.84%) Solaris
11 139 (2.55%) Android
12 126 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 74 (1.36%) Windows Vista
14 64 (1.17%) CentOS
15 52 (0.95%) VMS
16 51 (0.93%) Windows Phone
17 44 (0.81%) Ubuntu
18 41 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
19 40 (0.73%) AIX
20 37 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1126 (20.64%) ITIL
2 469 (8.60%) Project Management
3 359 (6.58%) Load Balancing
4 351 (6.43%) Network Design
5 344 (6.31%) Network Management
6 300 (5.50%) Change Management
7 294 (5.39%) PRINCE2
8 261 (4.78%) Service Delivery
9 250 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 206 (3.78%) Service Management
11 187 (3.43%) E-Commerce
11 187 (3.43%) Incident Management
12 180 (3.30%) Migration
13 159 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
14 158 (2.90%) Information Security
15 154 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
16 142 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
17 124 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
18 123 (2.25%) Change Control
19 115 (2.11%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 666 (12.21%) SQL
2 136 (2.49%) Java
3 121 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 117 (2.14%) Perl
5 86 (1.58%) Python
6 85 (1.56%) C
7 65 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 40 (0.73%) Shell Script
8 40 (0.73%) VB
9 38 (0.70%) C#
10 35 (0.64%) JavaScript
11 34 (0.62%) PHP
12 27 (0.49%) C++
13 19 (0.35%) Ruby
14 16 (0.29%) VBScript
15 12 (0.22%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.18%) R
17 8 (0.15%) Korn
18 7 (0.13%) Embedded C
19 6 (0.11%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1682 (30.83%) Cisco Certification
2 1061 (19.45%) CCNP
3 995 (18.24%) CCNA
4 770 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 545 (9.99%) Degree
6 487 (8.93%) MCSE
7 291 (5.33%) CCIE
8 243 (4.45%) MCITP
9 231 (4.23%) Security Cleared
10 215 (3.94%) MCSA
11 178 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 166 (3.04%) SC Cleared
13 165 (3.02%) MCP
14 129 (2.36%) CCSE
15 128 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
16 115 (2.11%) CCDP
17 104 (1.91%) CCSA
18 103 (1.89%) CCSP
19 97 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 75 (1.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 402 (7.37%) SLA
2 139 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 88 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 83 (1.52%) QA
5 25 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.37%) COBIT
7 16 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.13%) BS7799
9 5 (0.092%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.055%) HL7
11 2 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.037%) MiFID
12 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1545 (28.32%) Active Directory
2 1028 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 474 (8.69%) Hyper-V
4 299 (5.48%) XenApp
5 275 (5.04%) vSphere
6 183 (3.35%) VMware ESX
7 109 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 107 (1.96%) XenDesktop
9 103 (1.89%) Terminal Services
10 84 (1.54%) XenServer
11 77 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 60 (1.10%) MetaFrame
13 59 (1.08%) NFS
14 54 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
15 44 (0.81%) SRDF
16 36 (0.66%) ISA Server
17 35 (0.64%) Xen
18 34 (0.62%) Terminal Server
18 34 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 34 (0.62%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 176 (3.23%) SCCM
2 157 (2.88%) Backup Exec
3 83 (1.52%) SCOM
4 78 (1.43%) WSUS
5 75 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
6 69 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 65 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 62 (1.14%) Nagios
9 54 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
10 53 (0.97%) Puppet
11 46 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
11 46 (0.84%) OpenView
12 38 (0.70%) Cacti
13 36 (0.66%) HP NNM
14 34 (0.62%) Ambari
14 34 (0.62%) Oozie
15 33 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
16 32 (0.59%) NetBackup
17 26 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
18 25 (0.46%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2886 (52.91%) Cisco
2 1780 (32.63%) Microsoft
3 1643 (30.12%) VMware
4 922 (16.90%) Citrix
5 835 (15.31%) CheckPoint
6 715 (13.11%) HP
7 690 (12.65%) Juniper
8 420 (7.70%) F5
9 312 (5.72%) Oracle
10 286 (5.24%) NetApp
11 250 (4.58%) Dell
12 240 (4.40%) SolarWinds
13 209 (3.83%) EMC
14 195 (3.57%) Red Hat
15 179 (3.28%) Symantec
16 165 (3.02%) Avaya
16 165 (3.02%) Riverbed
17 152 (2.79%) McAfee
18 145 (2.66%) IBM
19 128 (2.35%) Apple
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + pension,flexitime
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum to £100k plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits plus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £5000 - £70000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vadis People
Salary: circ £40,000 - £45,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Car & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Car & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
AIG EUROPE (UK) LIMITED
Posted: 8 hours ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum circa £29,000 plus bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Posted: 9 hours ago