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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 91 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3234 2709 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.99% 2.61% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.61% 14.91% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2722 2253 2587
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
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
19466 18170 21708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.00% 17.53% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15716 14576 18065
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +18 1203 £47,500 -5.00% 134
South East +21 805 £39,000 -8.23% 71
Yorkshire +6 273 £45,000 +18.42% 28
East of England +31 232 £40,000 -5.88% 17
West Midlands +24 217 £32,500 +3.17% 25
North West -27 203 £33,250 -19.87% 33
South West +16 171 £35,000 -9.09% 24
East Midlands -19 119 £35,000 +4.47% 7
North East -7 14 £26,000 -24.63% 4
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4942 (83.59%) LAN
2 3074 (52.00%) Cisco
3 2997 (50.69%) Windows
4 2531 (42.81%) Firewall
5 1982 (33.53%) Microsoft
6 1917 (32.43%) VMware
7 1914 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1778 (30.07%) Active Directory
9 1530 (25.88%) VPN
10 1395 (23.60%) TCP/IP
11 1308 (22.12%) CCNP
12 1247 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 1215 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1200 (20.30%) ITIL
15 1184 (20.03%) MS Exchange
16 1139 (19.27%) CCNA
17 1122 (18.98%) Citrix
18 1118 (18.91%) DNS
19 1069 (18.08%) SAN
20 1045 (17.68%) MPLS
21 1019 (17.24%) MS Excel
22 938 (15.87%) Linux
23 901 (15.24%) CheckPoint
23 901 (15.24%) Finance
24 868 (14.68%) Juniper
25 861 (14.56%) DHCP
26 856 (14.48%) VoIP
27 854 (14.45%) Windows Server 2003
28 763 (12.91%) Wireless
29 738 (12.48%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1184 (20.03%) MS Exchange
2 548 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 343 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 328 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 315 (5.33%) IIS
6 304 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 240 (4.06%) Lync
8 191 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 178 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 173 (2.93%) Apache
11 127 (2.15%) Tomcat
12 56 (0.95%) WebSphere
13 48 (0.81%) CMS
14 43 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
15 39 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
16 35 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
17 33 (0.56%) OpenStack
18 30 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
19 29 (0.49%) IBM Notes
20 18 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1019 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 718 (12.14%) MS Office
3 95 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 76 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.46%) MS Project
6 17 (0.29%) RoboHelp
6 17 (0.29%) FrameMaker
6 17 (0.29%) PaintShop Pro
7 8 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.068%) FastStats
9 3 (0.051%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.051%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.034%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.017%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.017%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 48 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.47%) RMDS
3 15 (0.25%) Front Arena
3 15 (0.25%) Eikon
4 10 (0.17%) 3000 Xtra
4 10 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 10 (0.17%) Summit
5 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.14%) SalesLogix
5 8 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.085%) Line 500
8 4 (0.068%) AWD
8 4 (0.068%) Advent Moxy
8 4 (0.068%) Compiere
8 4 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.068%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 158 (2.67%) Office 365
2 97 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 84 (1.42%) IaaS
4 80 (1.35%) SaaS
5 59 (1.00%) PaaS
6 43 (0.73%) Google Apps
7 40 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.085%) Route 53
12 1 (0.017%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.017%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4942 (83.59%) LAN
2 2531 (42.81%) Firewall
3 1530 (25.88%) VPN
4 1395 (23.60%) TCP/IP
5 1118 (18.91%) DNS
6 1069 (18.08%) SAN
7 1045 (17.68%) MPLS
8 861 (14.56%) DHCP
9 856 (14.48%) VoIP
10 763 (12.91%) Wireless
11 738 (12.48%) Network Security
12 735 (12.43%) BGP
13 650 (10.99%) Cisco ASA
14 611 (10.33%) OSPF
15 593 (10.03%) Internet
16 507 (8.58%) VLAN
17 363 (6.14%) EIGRP
18 341 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
19 328 (5.55%) Wi-Fi
20 283 (4.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 718 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 156 (2.64%) MySQL
3 151 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 130 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 66 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 60 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 52 (0.88%) Big Data
8 51 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (0.73%) HBase
10 39 (0.66%) DB2
11 37 (0.63%) Relational Database
12 36 (0.61%) MongoDB
13 29 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
13 29 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
14 27 (0.46%) NoSQL
15 26 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 26 (0.44%) Mahout
16 25 (0.42%) HCatalog
16 25 (0.42%) Riak
16 25 (0.42%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 42 (0.71%) LoadRunner
2 36 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 30 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 28 (0.47%) JIRA
5 25 (0.42%) Subversion
6 21 (0.36%) Hudson
7 20 (0.34%) Selenium
8 16 (0.27%) Visual Studio
9 15 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 15 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
9 15 (0.25%) FogBugz
9 15 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.15%) Bugzilla
11 8 (0.14%) WinRunner
11 8 (0.14%) Rational Performance Tester
12 7 (0.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 6 (0.10%) SilkPerformer
13 6 (0.10%) AdminStudio
14 4 (0.068%) TestDirector
14 4 (0.068%) Ant
General
1 901 (15.24%) Finance
2 594 (10.05%) Telecoms
3 225 (3.81%) Banking
4 143 (2.42%) Law
5 132 (2.23%) Retail
6 81 (1.37%) Legal
7 79 (1.34%) Marketing
8 64 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 64 (1.08%) Advertising
9 59 (1.00%) Back Office
10 46 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 45 (0.76%) French Language
12 39 (0.66%) Publishing
12 39 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 33 (0.56%) German Language
14 32 (0.54%) Electronics
15 27 (0.46%) Games
15 27 (0.46%) Billing
16 20 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1383 (23.39%) Network Engineer
2 887 (15.00%) Analyst
3 699 (11.82%) Support Engineer
4 475 (8.03%) Architect
5 365 (6.17%) Support Analyst
6 345 (5.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 333 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 303 (5.13%) Consultant
9 274 (4.63%) IT Support
10 272 (4.60%) Administrator
11 249 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
12 225 (3.81%) Project Manager
13 197 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
14 193 (3.26%) Network Analyst
15 189 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
16 185 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
16 185 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
17 182 (3.08%) Technical Support
18 179 (3.03%) Network Support
19 176 (2.98%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (1.64%) .NET
1 97 (1.64%) Web Services
2 92 (1.56%) Middleware
3 81 (1.37%) CSS
4 67 (1.13%) HTML
5 41 (0.69%) XML
6 34 (0.58%) LAMP
7 33 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 21 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
9 19 (0.32%) Rendezvous
10 18 (0.30%) XSLT
11 17 (0.29%) Ajax
11 17 (0.29%) XMPP
12 15 (0.25%) SOAP
13 12 (0.20%) Application Packaging
14 11 (0.19%) COM
15 8 (0.14%) WSH
16 7 (0.12%) .NET Framework
17 5 (0.085%) JSON
17 5 (0.085%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 337 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 320 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 188 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 131 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 129 (2.18%) Clustering
6 109 (1.84%) Replication
7 107 (1.81%) Hedge funds
8 101 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
9 100 (1.69%) Open Source
10 67 (1.13%) iPhone
11 62 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 50 (0.85%) Thin Client
12 50 (0.85%) Fat Client
13 48 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
14 45 (0.76%) Statistics
15 41 (0.69%) Visualisation
16 40 (0.68%) CMDB
17 39 (0.66%) Mathematics
18 38 (0.64%) PKI
19 36 (0.61%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2997 (50.69%) Windows
2 1247 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 938 (15.87%) Linux
4 854 (14.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 680 (11.50%) Windows 7
5 680 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 377 (6.38%) UNIX
7 349 (5.90%) Windows XP
8 321 (5.43%) Windows 8
9 169 (2.86%) Solaris
10 151 (2.55%) Android
11 123 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 118 (2.00%) Windows Vista
13 91 (1.54%) CentOS
14 77 (1.30%) Apple iOS
15 55 (0.93%) Ubuntu
16 47 (0.79%) Mac OS X
17 45 (0.76%) AIX
18 42 (0.71%) VMS
19 40 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1200 (20.30%) ITIL
2 519 (8.78%) Project Management
3 387 (6.55%) Load Balancing
4 339 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 302 (5.11%) PRINCE2
6 301 (5.09%) Network Design
7 299 (5.06%) Change Management
8 291 (4.92%) Service Delivery
9 262 (4.43%) Network Management
10 239 (4.04%) Migration
11 238 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
12 220 (3.72%) Incident Management
13 209 (3.54%) Kalman Filter
14 206 (3.48%) Service Management
15 199 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
16 188 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
17 181 (3.06%) Mentoring
18 165 (2.79%) E-Commerce
19 150 (2.54%) Asset Management
20 142 (2.40%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 661 (11.18%) SQL
2 145 (2.45%) Java
3 142 (2.40%) PowerShell
4 138 (2.33%) Perl
5 112 (1.89%) C
6 107 (1.81%) Python
7 95 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 80 (1.35%) PHP
9 43 (0.73%) T-SQL
9 43 (0.73%) C#
10 40 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 35 (0.59%) C++
12 34 (0.58%) JavaScript
13 33 (0.56%) Ruby
14 28 (0.47%) VB
15 26 (0.44%) VBScript
16 18 (0.30%) Korn
17 11 (0.19%) VBA
18 9 (0.15%) R
19 8 (0.14%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1914 (32.37%) Cisco Certification
2 1308 (22.12%) CCNP
3 1139 (19.27%) CCNA
4 671 (11.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 517 (8.74%) Degree
6 386 (6.53%) MCSE
7 327 (5.53%) Security Cleared
8 300 (5.07%) CCIE
9 265 (4.48%) SC Cleared
10 228 (3.86%) MCITP
11 188 (3.18%) MCSA
12 182 (3.08%) MCP
13 156 (2.64%) CCDP
14 151 (2.55%) CCSE
15 144 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 138 (2.33%) CCSP
17 122 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
18 105 (1.78%) CCDA
18 105 (1.78%) CCSA
19 91 (1.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 454 (7.68%) SLA
2 98 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 84 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 70 (1.18%) QA
5 36 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 25 (0.42%) COBIT
7 21 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.068%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.068%) BS7799
10 3 (0.051%) HL7
11 2 (0.034%) DICOM
12 1 (0.017%) BS25999
12 1 (0.017%) MiFID
12 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1778 (30.07%) Active Directory
2 1215 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 499 (8.44%) Hyper-V
4 396 (6.70%) XenApp
5 360 (6.09%) vSphere
6 177 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 155 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
8 120 (2.03%) XenDesktop
9 111 (1.88%) Terminal Services
10 86 (1.45%) NFS
11 80 (1.35%) Firmware
12 71 (1.20%) XenServer
13 67 (1.13%) MetaFrame
14 62 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 52 (0.88%) Terminal Server
16 48 (0.81%) SRDF
17 47 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
18 41 (0.69%) VMware Server
19 38 (0.64%) Xen
20 35 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 199 (3.37%) SCCM
2 167 (2.82%) Backup Exec
3 109 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 104 (1.76%) SCOM
5 90 (1.52%) WSUS
6 84 (1.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 83 (1.40%) CiscoWorks
8 72 (1.22%) Nagios
9 62 (1.05%) OpenView
10 61 (1.03%) Puppet
11 49 (0.83%) Cacti
12 42 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
13 40 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
14 38 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
15 37 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
16 34 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
17 29 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
18 28 (0.47%) FortiGate
19 25 (0.42%) Ambari
19 25 (0.42%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3074 (52.00%) Cisco
2 1982 (33.53%) Microsoft
3 1917 (32.43%) VMware
4 1122 (18.98%) Citrix
5 901 (15.24%) CheckPoint
6 868 (14.68%) Juniper
7 652 (11.03%) HP
8 435 (7.36%) F5
9 330 (5.58%) NetApp
10 301 (5.09%) Avaya
11 298 (5.04%) Oracle
12 292 (4.94%) Dell
13 259 (4.38%) EMC
14 250 (4.23%) Red Hat
15 248 (4.19%) SolarWinds
16 227 (3.84%) Symantec
17 159 (2.69%) McAfee
18 156 (2.64%) Riverbed
19 140 (2.37%) Apple
20 139 (2.35%) IBM
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefts package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Atos
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
North London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum 12 months fixed term contract
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
E-Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago