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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 93 93 125
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2932 3271 2794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.03% 3.17% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.38% 17.28% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2532 2681 2398
Average salary £43,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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
16867 18924 19471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.44% 18.34% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14123 15080 15458
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
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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 -26 947 £51,000 +2.00% 73
South East +2 869 £45,000 +5.88% 53
West Midlands +32 284 £40,000 +19.40% 21
East of England +6 268 £37,500 - 19
South West +1 176 £35,000 - 26
North West 0 145 £38,250 +2.00% 31
Yorkshire -49 136 £40,000 -9.09% 20
East Midlands -42 89 £35,000 -15.66% 10
North East +1 15 £30,000 -33.33% 8
Midlands -5 1 £57,500 +25.00%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4744 (84.84%) LAN
2 3136 (56.08%) Cisco
3 2809 (50.23%) Firewall
4 2323 (41.54%) Windows
5 2082 (37.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1768 (31.62%) Microsoft
7 1743 (31.17%) VMware
8 1617 (28.92%) Active Directory
9 1533 (27.41%) VPN
10 1431 (25.59%) CCNP
11 1340 (23.96%) Windows Server
12 1268 (22.68%) TCP/IP
13 1244 (22.25%) ITIL
14 1141 (20.40%) CCNA
15 1123 (20.08%) Data Centre
16 1107 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 1067 (19.08%) MPLS
18 1008 (18.03%) Linux
19 989 (17.69%) MS Exchange
20 955 (17.08%) Wireless
21 912 (16.31%) Juniper
22 889 (15.90%) DNS
23 867 (15.50%) VoIP
24 839 (15.00%) Finance
25 837 (14.97%) Network Security
26 827 (14.79%) MS Excel
27 816 (14.59%) BGP
28 811 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
29 798 (14.27%) SAN
30 765 (13.68%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 989 (17.69%) MS Exchange
2 536 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 364 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 272 (4.86%) Skype for Business
5 227 (4.06%) SharePoint
6 217 (3.88%) IIS
7 164 (2.93%) Apache
8 162 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 102 (1.82%) Tomcat
10 79 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 60 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 53 (0.95%) JBoss
13 34 (0.61%) OpenStack
14 33 (0.59%) WebSphere
15 25 (0.45%) CMS
16 22 (0.39%) IBM Notes
17 21 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
18 20 (0.36%) WebLogic
19 17 (0.30%) Confluence
20 15 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 827 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 534 (9.55%) MS Office
3 172 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 42 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.48%) MS Project
6 7 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.11%) Revit
8 3 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.036%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 42 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 40 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 33 (0.59%) assyst
4 23 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.16%) ION MarketView
7 8 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.089%) Infor M3
8 5 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.072%) Line 500
9 4 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.054%) JDE World
10 3 (0.054%) RMDS
11 2 (0.036%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.018%) Line 50
12 1 (0.018%) Magento
12 1 (0.018%) Sage 1000
12 1 (0.018%) SDL Web 8
12 1 (0.018%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 391 (6.99%) Office 365
2 246 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 229 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
4 112 (2.00%) IaaS
5 69 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 60 (1.07%) Mimecast
7 58 (1.04%) SaaS
8 57 (1.02%) PaaS
9 27 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (0.38%) Google Apps
11 20 (0.36%) Yammer
12 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.072%) GitHub
15 3 (0.054%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.036%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.036%) SoftLayer
17 1 (0.018%) Google Cloud Platform
17 1 (0.018%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4744 (84.84%) LAN
2 2809 (50.23%) Firewall
3 1533 (27.41%) VPN
4 1268 (22.68%) TCP/IP
5 1067 (19.08%) MPLS
6 955 (17.08%) Wireless
7 889 (15.90%) DNS
8 867 (15.50%) VoIP
9 837 (14.97%) Network Security
10 816 (14.59%) BGP
11 798 (14.27%) SAN
12 765 (13.68%) Cisco ASA
13 731 (13.07%) OSPF
14 638 (11.41%) DHCP
15 556 (9.94%) VLAN
16 490 (8.76%) Internet
17 439 (7.85%) Cisco Nexus
18 398 (7.12%) EIGRP
18 398 (7.12%) SSL
19 371 (6.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 620 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 129 (2.31%) MySQL
3 87 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 55 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 49 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 26 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
9 23 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (0.39%) Relational Database
11 19 (0.34%) NoSQL
11 19 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (0.32%) MongoDB
13 17 (0.30%) Big Data
13 17 (0.30%) RDBMS
14 15 (0.27%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.20%) DB2
15 11 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (0.16%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 39 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 36 (0.64%) JIRA
3 22 (0.39%) Travis CI
4 15 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 12 (0.21%) Selenium
6 11 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 11 (0.20%) JUnit
6 11 (0.20%) LoadRunner
6 11 (0.20%) SpecFlow
6 11 (0.20%) Subversion
7 9 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.16%) TestNG
8 5 (0.089%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.089%) MSI
8 5 (0.089%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.072%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.072%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.054%) Hudson
10 3 (0.054%) PeopleTools
11 2 (0.036%) Bitbucket
General
1 839 (15.00%) Finance
2 704 (12.59%) Telecoms
3 164 (2.93%) Banking
4 140 (2.50%) Retail
5 123 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 120 (2.15%) Legal
7 98 (1.75%) Marketing
8 61 (1.09%) Electronics
9 53 (0.95%) Law
10 51 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 46 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 44 (0.79%) Back Office
13 43 (0.77%) Games
14 42 (0.75%) Advertising
15 34 (0.61%) French Language
15 34 (0.61%) German Language
16 26 (0.46%) Publishing
17 19 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.27%) Billing
18 15 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 1485 (26.56%) Network Engineer
2 745 (13.32%) Analyst
3 648 (11.59%) Support Engineer
4 531 (9.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 485 (8.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 454 (8.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 385 (6.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 328 (5.87%) Architect
9 310 (5.54%) Consultant
10 290 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 289 (5.17%) Administrator
12 273 (4.88%) IT Engineer
13 258 (4.61%) Support Analyst
14 255 (4.56%) IT Support
15 247 (4.42%) Security Engineer
16 236 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support
17 228 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
18 226 (4.04%) Network Support
19 220 (3.93%) Network Analyst
20 197 (3.52%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (1.72%) Web Services
2 91 (1.63%) 802.1X
3 76 (1.36%) .NET
4 69 (1.23%) Middleware
5 68 (1.22%) XMPP
6 41 (0.73%) LAMP
7 38 (0.68%) XML
8 21 (0.38%) SOAP
9 20 (0.36%) J2EE
10 16 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
11 13 (0.23%) Regular Expression
11 13 (0.23%) REST
12 12 (0.21%) HTML
13 11 (0.20%) CSS
13 11 (0.20%) JDBC
14 10 (0.18%) COM
14 10 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
15 9 (0.16%) IBM Integration Bus
15 9 (0.16%) LAPP Stack
15 9 (0.16%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1123 (20.08%) Data Centre
2 301 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 233 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 148 (2.65%) Driving Licence
5 129 (2.31%) Replication
6 128 (2.29%) Blackberry
7 124 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
8 114 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 102 (1.82%) Fat Client
9 102 (1.82%) Thin Client
10 95 (1.70%) Clustering
11 85 (1.52%) IVR
12 74 (1.32%) EqualLogic
13 70 (1.25%) Statistics
14 66 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 66 (1.18%) iPad
15 58 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
16 57 (1.02%) Private Cloud
17 51 (0.91%) iPhone
18 44 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2323 (41.54%) Windows
2 1340 (23.96%) Windows Server
3 1008 (18.03%) Linux
4 811 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 744 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 529 (9.46%) Windows 7
7 299 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 272 (4.86%) Unix
9 200 (3.58%) Windows 8
10 164 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 139 (2.49%) Windows 10
12 133 (2.38%) Windows XP
13 106 (1.90%) Android
14 98 (1.75%) CentOS
15 67 (1.20%) Solaris
16 48 (0.86%) Ubuntu
17 41 (0.73%) Windows Vista
18 28 (0.50%) Mac OS
19 24 (0.43%) Apple iOS
20 23 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1244 (22.25%) ITIL
2 443 (7.92%) Load Balancing
3 428 (7.65%) Network Design
4 419 (7.49%) Project Management
5 375 (6.71%) Presales
6 358 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 309 (5.53%) Network Monitoring
8 303 (5.42%) Service Delivery
9 284 (5.08%) Network Management
10 264 (4.72%) PRINCE2
11 261 (4.67%) Change Management
12 235 (4.20%) Incident Management
13 221 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
14 218 (3.90%) Migration
15 216 (3.86%) Service Management
16 202 (3.61%) Mentoring
17 185 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
18 184 (3.29%) Information Security
19 180 (3.22%) High Availability
20 171 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 606 (10.84%) SQL
2 221 (3.95%) PowerShell
3 137 (2.45%) Python
4 136 (2.43%) Bash Shell
5 112 (2.00%) C
6 108 (1.93%) Perl
7 90 (1.61%) Java
8 71 (1.27%) Ruby
9 65 (1.16%) PHP
10 47 (0.84%) C#
11 43 (0.77%) C++
12 42 (0.75%) VB
13 31 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 17 (0.30%) JavaScript
15 15 (0.27%) T-SQL
15 15 (0.27%) VBA
15 15 (0.27%) VBScript
16 14 (0.25%) Tcl
17 3 (0.054%) RPG
17 3 (0.054%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2082 (37.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1431 (25.59%) CCNP
3 1141 (20.40%) CCNA
4 560 (10.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 426 (7.62%) CCIE
6 402 (7.19%) Degree
7 368 (6.58%) Security Cleared
8 351 (6.28%) MCSE
9 306 (5.47%) SC Cleared
10 237 (4.24%) CCDP
11 230 (4.11%) MCSA
12 152 (2.72%) MCP
13 150 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 143 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
15 139 (2.49%) CCSA
16 128 (2.29%) MCITP
17 127 (2.27%) CCDA
18 117 (2.09%) CCSE
19 115 (2.06%) CISSP
20 106 (1.90%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 486 (8.69%) SLA
2 179 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 102 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 40 (0.72%) QA
5 27 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.21%) COBIT
7 12 (0.21%) DICOM
8 9 (0.16%) ISO27002
9 7 (0.13%) JSP 440
10 6 (0.11%) RMADS
11 5 (0.089%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.072%) COSO
12 4 (0.072%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.072%) HL7
13 2 (0.036%) GPG13
13 2 (0.036%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.036%) SAS 70
14 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.018%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1617 (28.92%) Active Directory
2 1107 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 489 (8.74%) Hyper-V
4 322 (5.76%) vSphere
5 264 (4.72%) XenApp
6 191 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
7 110 (1.97%) Terminal Services
8 104 (1.86%) XenDesktop
9 78 (1.39%) VMware Server
10 77 (1.38%) VMware ESX
11 55 (0.98%) XenServer
12 54 (0.97%) NFS
13 41 (0.73%) Xen
14 40 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
15 30 (0.54%) DFS Replication
15 30 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 21 (0.38%) vCloud
16 21 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
17 20 (0.36%) Docker
18 18 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 251 (4.49%) SCCM
2 145 (2.59%) SCOM
3 110 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 100 (1.79%) Puppet
5 88 (1.57%) Backup Exec
6 76 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
7 73 (1.31%) Nagios
8 71 (1.27%) FortiGate
9 58 (1.04%) Cacti
9 58 (1.04%) WSUS
10 52 (0.93%) Ansible
11 45 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
12 42 (0.75%) Nessus
13 41 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
14 39 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
15 38 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
16 33 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
16 33 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
17 29 (0.52%) Windows Intune
18 28 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3136 (56.08%) Cisco
2 1768 (31.62%) Microsoft
3 1743 (31.17%) VMware
4 912 (16.31%) Juniper
5 759 (13.57%) Citrix
6 744 (13.30%) CheckPoint
7 604 (10.80%) HP
8 583 (10.43%) F5
9 310 (5.54%) Avaya
10 287 (5.13%) Palo Alto
11 271 (4.85%) SolarWinds
12 247 (4.42%) Dell
13 237 (4.24%) Oracle
14 220 (3.93%) NetApp
15 209 (3.74%) Riverbed
16 184 (3.29%) Red Hat
17 169 (3.02%) EMC
18 156 (2.79%) Fortinet
19 153 (2.74%) IBM
20 106 (1.90%) Mitel
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Intech 7
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42253.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £14000 - £15000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £33000.00 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday