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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 107 90 129
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +39
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2532 3314 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.76% 3.22% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.29% 18.87% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 2815 2161
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
15542 17563 19188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.07% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13052 14475 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -4 904 £55,000 +4.76% 97
South East -35 604 £45,000 - 70
West Midlands +12 224 £37,500 -10.17% 18
East of England -10 186 £40,000 - 18
South West -11 167 £35,000 -6.66% 23
Yorkshire -17 165 £40,000 -5.88% 18
East Midlands 0 133 £42,500 -10.52% 12
North West +17 127 £36,750 -8.12% 34
North East +18 29 £35,000 -22.22% 2
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4647 (84.88%) LAN
2 3055 (55.80%) Cisco
3 2627 (47.98%) Firewall
4 2341 (42.76%) Windows
5 1967 (35.93%) Cisco Certification
6 1709 (31.21%) VMware
7 1673 (30.56%) Microsoft
8 1600 (29.22%) Active Directory
9 1538 (28.09%) VPN
10 1313 (23.98%) Windows Server
11 1298 (23.71%) ITIL
12 1276 (23.31%) CCNP
13 1253 (22.89%) TCP/IP
14 1201 (21.94%) CCNA
15 1195 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 1010 (18.45%) Linux
17 1008 (18.41%) Data Centre
18 968 (17.68%) MPLS
19 945 (17.26%) Wireless
20 937 (17.11%) VoIP
21 936 (17.10%) DNS
22 903 (16.49%) MS Exchange
23 853 (15.58%) Juniper
24 825 (15.07%) SAN
25 799 (14.59%) Citrix
26 783 (14.30%) Windows Server 2008
27 770 (14.06%) Network Security
28 739 (13.50%) Finance
29 731 (13.35%) Cisco ASA
30 719 (13.13%) MS Excel

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
1 903 (16.49%) MS Exchange
2 409 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 312 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 262 (4.79%) IIS
5 227 (4.15%) Skype for Business
6 224 (4.09%) SharePoint
7 154 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 153 (2.79%) Apache
9 100 (1.83%) Tomcat
10 78 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 64 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 44 (0.80%) JBoss
13 33 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 31 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 29 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 20 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
17 19 (0.35%) Confluence
17 19 (0.35%) IBM Notes
18 16 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
18 16 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 719 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 550 (10.05%) MS Office
3 158 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 50 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.46%) MS Project
6 9 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.11%) Revit
9 1 (0.018%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 37 (0.68%) assyst
2 34 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.11%) RMDS
7 5 (0.091%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.073%) Sage 50
9 3 (0.055%) Hi Portfolio
9 3 (0.055%) JDE World
10 2 (0.037%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 2 (0.037%) Line 500
10 2 (0.037%) Magento
10 2 (0.037%) Sage 1000
11 1 (0.018%) Line 50
11 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.018%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 419 (7.65%) Office 365
2 246 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 237 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (1.74%) IaaS
5 54 (0.99%) SaaS
6 48 (0.88%) PaaS
7 42 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (0.71%) Mimecast
9 18 (0.33%) Google Apps
10 13 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.11%) Yammer
13 5 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.073%) GitHub
15 2 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.037%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.037%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4647 (84.88%) LAN
2 2627 (47.98%) Firewall
3 1538 (28.09%) VPN
4 1253 (22.89%) TCP/IP
5 968 (17.68%) MPLS
6 945 (17.26%) Wireless
7 937 (17.11%) VoIP
8 936 (17.10%) DNS
9 825 (15.07%) SAN
10 770 (14.06%) Network Security
11 731 (13.35%) Cisco ASA
12 703 (12.84%) DHCP
13 689 (12.58%) BGP
14 670 (12.24%) OSPF
15 472 (8.62%) VLAN
16 462 (8.44%) Internet
17 417 (7.62%) Cisco Nexus
18 382 (6.98%) EIGRP
19 347 (6.34%) SSL
20 324 (5.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 97 (1.77%) MySQL
3 74 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 48 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 48 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 24 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (0.37%) DB2
11 19 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 17 (0.31%) Big Data
12 17 (0.31%) NoSQL
13 16 (0.29%) OLAP
14 15 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (0.24%) OLTP
15 13 (0.24%) Oracle OLAP
16 10 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
17 9 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 43 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 42 (0.77%) JIRA
3 23 (0.42%) LoadRunner
4 22 (0.40%) Travis CI
5 18 (0.33%) Selenium
6 17 (0.31%) Cucumber
6 17 (0.31%) JUnit
6 17 (0.31%) SpecFlow
7 15 (0.27%) TestNG
8 12 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (0.20%) Git (software)
9 11 (0.20%) Subversion
10 6 (0.11%) Metasploit
11 5 (0.091%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.091%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.073%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.073%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.055%) Liquibase
13 3 (0.055%) PeopleTools
13 3 (0.055%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 739 (13.50%) Finance
2 647 (11.82%) Telecoms
3 192 (3.51%) Retail
4 154 (2.81%) Banking
5 111 (2.03%) Legal
6 107 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 84 (1.53%) Marketing
8 76 (1.39%) Back Office
9 71 (1.30%) Law
10 58 (1.06%) Games
11 42 (0.77%) Advertising
12 41 (0.75%) Electronics
13 34 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 34 (0.62%) Publishing
14 33 (0.60%) French Language
14 33 (0.60%) Investment Banking
15 24 (0.44%) German Language
16 15 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 13 (0.24%) Billing
17 13 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1433 (26.17%) Network Engineer
2 813 (14.85%) Analyst
3 671 (12.26%) Support Engineer
4 533 (9.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 511 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 462 (8.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 393 (7.18%) Senior Network Engineer
8 307 (5.61%) Support Analyst
9 290 (5.30%) Architect
10 281 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 256 (4.68%) IT Engineer
11 256 (4.68%) IT Support
12 253 (4.62%) Consultant
13 238 (4.35%) Network Support
14 237 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
15 233 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
16 223 (4.07%) Administrator
17 222 (4.05%) Network Analyst
18 214 (3.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 213 (3.89%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (2.28%) Web Services
2 118 (2.16%) 802.1X
3 73 (1.33%) .NET
4 55 (1.00%) Middleware
5 33 (0.60%) XMPP
6 30 (0.55%) XML
7 24 (0.44%) LAMP
8 18 (0.33%) Regular Expression
9 17 (0.31%) JDBC
10 13 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
10 13 (0.24%) HTML
11 10 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (0.18%) SOAP
11 10 (0.18%) ZeroMQ
12 9 (0.16%) CSS
12 9 (0.16%) Ultra Messaging
13 8 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
14 7 (0.13%) JSON
14 7 (0.13%) REST
14 7 (0.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1008 (18.41%) Data Centre
2 284 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 234 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 152 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 150 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 141 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
7 136 (2.48%) Blackberry
8 131 (2.39%) Replication
9 97 (1.77%) Clustering
10 94 (1.72%) IVR
11 85 (1.55%) Fat Client
11 85 (1.55%) Thin Client
12 78 (1.42%) iPad
13 67 (1.22%) iPhone
14 66 (1.21%) EqualLogic
15 62 (1.13%) Private Cloud
15 62 (1.13%) Statistics
16 55 (1.00%) Client/Server
17 50 (0.91%) Virtual Team
18 49 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2341 (42.76%) Windows
2 1313 (23.98%) Windows Server
3 1010 (18.45%) Linux
4 783 (14.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 681 (12.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 524 (9.57%) Windows 7
7 276 (5.04%) Unix
8 263 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 201 (3.67%) Windows 8
10 185 (3.38%) Windows 10
11 184 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 117 (2.14%) Windows XP
13 103 (1.88%) Android
14 100 (1.83%) CentOS
15 84 (1.53%) Solaris
16 53 (0.97%) Windows Vista
17 46 (0.84%) Mac OS X
18 43 (0.79%) Ubuntu
19 31 (0.57%) Mac OS
20 20 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1298 (23.71%) ITIL
2 423 (7.73%) Load Balancing
3 413 (7.54%) Project Management
4 400 (7.31%) Network Design
5 369 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 343 (6.26%) Service Delivery
7 302 (5.52%) Network Monitoring
8 293 (5.35%) Presales
9 291 (5.32%) Change Management
10 276 (5.04%) Network Management
11 253 (4.62%) PRINCE2
12 209 (3.82%) Service Management
13 208 (3.80%) High Availability
14 198 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
15 187 (3.42%) Mentoring
16 182 (3.32%) Change Control
17 181 (3.31%) Information Security
18 177 (3.23%) Incident Management
19 173 (3.16%) Migration
20 166 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 591 (10.79%) SQL
2 251 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 165 (3.01%) Python
4 129 (2.36%) C
5 121 (2.21%) Bash Shell
6 119 (2.17%) Perl
7 84 (1.53%) Java
7 84 (1.53%) Ruby
8 61 (1.11%) C#
9 47 (0.86%) C++
10 45 (0.82%) PHP
11 44 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 27 (0.49%) VB
13 25 (0.46%) T-SQL
14 18 (0.33%) JavaScript
15 17 (0.31%) VBScript
16 10 (0.18%) VBA
17 8 (0.15%) Tcl
18 5 (0.091%) Korn
19 3 (0.055%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1967 (35.93%) Cisco Certification
2 1276 (23.31%) CCNP
3 1201 (21.94%) CCNA
4 585 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 430 (7.85%) Degree
6 389 (7.11%) CCIE
7 381 (6.96%) MCSE
8 365 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 278 (5.08%) SC Cleared
10 234 (4.27%) MCSA
11 184 (3.36%) CCDP
12 174 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 162 (2.96%) CCSA
14 149 (2.72%) MCITP
15 127 (2.32%) DV Cleared
16 121 (2.21%) CISSP
17 118 (2.16%) MCP
18 117 (2.14%) JNCIA
19 109 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
20 107 (1.95%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 483 (8.82%) SLA
2 196 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 111 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.57%) QA
5 26 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.26%) HIPAA
6 14 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.16%) COBIT
7 9 (0.16%) DICOM
8 8 (0.15%) RMADS
9 4 (0.073%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.055%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.055%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.037%) GPG13
11 2 (0.037%) HL7
11 2 (0.037%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.037%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.018%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.018%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1600 (29.22%) Active Directory
2 1195 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 538 (9.83%) Hyper-V
4 345 (6.30%) vSphere
5 280 (5.11%) XenApp
6 141 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
7 126 (2.30%) XenDesktop
8 120 (2.19%) VMware ESX
9 119 (2.17%) Terminal Services
10 83 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
11 70 (1.28%) XenServer
12 66 (1.21%) Xen
13 58 (1.06%) VMware Server
14 52 (0.95%) NFS
15 51 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
16 43 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
17 37 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 36 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
19 31 (0.57%) KVM
20 26 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 208 (3.80%) SCCM
2 134 (2.45%) SCOM
3 129 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 106 (1.94%) Puppet
5 79 (1.44%) FortiGate
6 78 (1.42%) Backup Exec
7 75 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
8 74 (1.35%) Nagios
9 70 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 61 (1.11%) Ansible
10 61 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
11 51 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
12 49 (0.89%) Cacti
13 45 (0.82%) WSUS
14 38 (0.69%) Nessus
15 31 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
16 28 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 27 (0.49%) AirWatch
18 25 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
18 25 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3055 (55.80%) Cisco
2 1709 (31.21%) VMware
3 1673 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 853 (15.58%) Juniper
5 799 (14.59%) Citrix
6 700 (12.79%) CheckPoint
7 582 (10.63%) HP
8 525 (9.59%) F5
9 320 (5.84%) SolarWinds
10 283 (5.17%) Palo Alto
11 280 (5.11%) Avaya
12 247 (4.51%) Oracle
13 237 (4.33%) NetApp
14 230 (4.20%) Dell
15 200 (3.65%) EMC
16 182 (3.32%) Red Hat
17 167 (3.05%) Riverbed
18 161 (2.94%) Fortinet
19 148 (2.70%) Mitel
20 128 (2.34%) Veeam
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 1 hour ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Amazon
Posted: 1 hour ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £54,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago