The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 110 101 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2909 2901 3017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.54% 2.74% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 13.67% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2479 2398 2611
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19540 21218 21275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.09% 20.02% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15531 17216 17879
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -13 1066 £48,000 -4.00% 100
South East -27 687 £40,000 - 56
East of England +53 275 £37,500 +0.67% 25
North West +42 243 £34,000 -2.85% 35
Yorkshire -31 215 £37,500 +7.14% 20
West Midlands +12 165 £35,000 +14.75% 13
South West -27 131 £35,000 -1.40% 22
East Midlands -24 109 £36,000 +16.12% 8
North East -22 9 £32,250 -0.76% 4
Midlands -12 1 £35,000 -36.36%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4604 (85.42%) LAN
2 2950 (54.73%) Cisco
3 2534 (47.01%) Windows
4 2232 (41.41%) Firewall
5 1818 (33.73%) Microsoft
6 1710 (31.73%) Cisco Certification
7 1564 (29.02%) VMware
8 1441 (26.73%) Active Directory
9 1316 (24.42%) VPN
10 1249 (23.17%) TCP/IP
11 1245 (23.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 1148 (21.30%) ITIL
13 1100 (20.41%) DNS
14 1071 (19.87%) MS Exchange
15 1037 (19.24%) CCNA
16 981 (18.20%) MS Excel
17 976 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 954 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
19 953 (17.68%) CCNP
20 930 (17.25%) Citrix
21 912 (16.92%) Finance
22 884 (16.40%) SAN
23 869 (16.12%) MPLS
24 833 (15.45%) CheckPoint
25 796 (14.77%) VoIP
26 787 (14.60%) DHCP
27 751 (13.93%) SQL Server
28 732 (13.58%) Linux
29 725 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
30 723 (13.41%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1071 (19.87%) MS Exchange
2 512 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 365 (6.77%) SharePoint
4 321 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 282 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 254 (4.71%) IIS
7 211 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 142 (2.63%) Lync
9 121 (2.24%) Apache
10 117 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 104 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 83 (1.54%) Tomcat
13 75 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 48 (0.89%) NetWeaver
15 43 (0.80%) IBM Notes
16 42 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
16 42 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
17 41 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
18 30 (0.56%) CMS
19 25 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 981 (18.20%) MS Excel
2 551 (10.22%) MS Office
3 80 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 58 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.39%) MS Project
6 8 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.13%) FastStats
8 2 (0.037%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 45 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.13%) Maximo
6 6 (0.11%) assyst
6 6 (0.11%) RMDS
7 4 (0.074%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.074%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 4 (0.074%) RiskWrite
8 3 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.056%) Movex
9 2 (0.037%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.037%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.037%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.037%) Bond Adapt
9 2 (0.037%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.019%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 79 (1.47%) IaaS
2 78 (1.45%) SaaS
3 75 (1.39%) Office 365
4 55 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (0.58%) Google Apps
6 26 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (0.30%) PaaS
9 11 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.093%) Joyent
11 1 (0.019%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4604 (85.42%) LAN
2 2232 (41.41%) Firewall
3 1316 (24.42%) VPN
4 1249 (23.17%) TCP/IP
5 1100 (20.41%) DNS
6 884 (16.40%) SAN
7 869 (16.12%) MPLS
8 796 (14.77%) VoIP
9 787 (14.60%) DHCP
10 699 (12.97%) Wireless
11 633 (11.74%) BGP
12 587 (10.89%) OSPF
13 575 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
14 552 (10.24%) Network Security
15 500 (9.28%) Internet
16 436 (8.09%) VLAN
17 357 (6.62%) EIGRP
18 326 (6.05%) Ethernet
19 315 (5.84%) Cisco Nexus
20 284 (5.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 751 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 183 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 128 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 114 (2.12%) MySQL
5 71 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 38 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 25 (0.46%) Relational Database
9 20 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (0.33%) DB2
11 16 (0.30%) NoSQL
12 15 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (0.28%) RDBMS
12 15 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
13 14 (0.26%) Hadoop
14 13 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (0.46%) Jenkins
1 25 (0.46%) JIRA
2 23 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 22 (0.41%) LoadRunner
3 22 (0.41%) Hudson
4 11 (0.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 11 (0.20%) Subversion
5 8 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.11%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.11%) Maven
7 5 (0.093%) Selenium
7 5 (0.093%) FitNesse
7 5 (0.093%) JUnit
8 4 (0.074%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.056%) FrontPage
10 2 (0.037%) LSMW
10 2 (0.037%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.037%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.019%) FogBugz
General
1 912 (16.92%) Finance
2 550 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 165 (3.06%) Law
4 157 (2.91%) Retail
5 141 (2.62%) Legal
6 138 (2.56%) Advertising
6 138 (2.56%) Banking
7 120 (2.23%) Marketing
8 69 (1.28%) Back Office
9 52 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 43 (0.80%) French Language
11 40 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 32 (0.59%) Games
13 31 (0.58%) Billing
14 29 (0.54%) Spanish Language
15 26 (0.48%) Publishing
16 21 (0.39%) Electronics
17 20 (0.37%) German Language
18 16 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
18 16 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1155 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 872 (16.18%) Analyst
3 530 (9.83%) Architect
4 489 (9.07%) Support Engineer
5 398 (7.38%) Support Analyst
6 346 (6.42%) Consultant
7 265 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
8 261 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 256 (4.75%) Senior Network Engineer
10 246 (4.56%) Network Analyst
11 216 (4.01%) IT Support
12 215 (3.99%) Administrator
13 207 (3.84%) Network Support
14 196 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
15 184 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
16 170 (3.15%) Network Architect
17 169 (3.14%) Team Leader
18 155 (2.88%) Project Manager
19 145 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
20 136 (2.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (1.87%) .NET
2 77 (1.43%) SOAP
3 48 (0.89%) SAP Basis
4 40 (0.74%) Web Services
5 37 (0.69%) Middleware
6 35 (0.65%) XML
7 31 (0.58%) COM
8 26 (0.48%) ASP.NET
8 26 (0.48%) HTML
9 25 (0.46%) WSH
10 23 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
11 20 (0.37%) CSS
12 16 (0.30%) LAMP
13 15 (0.28%) J2EE
14 13 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
15 12 (0.22%) EDI
15 12 (0.22%) XMPP
15 12 (0.22%) Application Packaging
16 7 (0.13%) COM+
16 7 (0.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 310 (5.75%) Blackberry
2 213 (3.95%) Clustering
3 162 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 125 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
5 110 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 101 (1.87%) Replication
7 85 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 71 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 68 (1.26%) Thin Client
9 68 (1.26%) Fat Client
10 63 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 54 (1.00%) Open Source
12 49 (0.91%) Firmware
13 46 (0.85%) SecurID
14 44 (0.82%) Mathematics
15 43 (0.80%) Client/Server
16 42 (0.78%) iPhone
17 39 (0.72%) iPad
18 38 (0.71%) PKI
19 32 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2534 (47.01%) Windows
2 1245 (23.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 954 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 732 (13.58%) Linux
5 593 (11.00%) Windows 7
6 435 (8.07%) UNIX
7 414 (7.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 410 (7.61%) Windows XP
9 211 (3.91%) Windows 8
10 167 (3.10%) Solaris
11 121 (2.24%) Windows Vista
12 91 (1.69%) Android
13 68 (1.26%) AIX
14 53 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 49 (0.91%) HPUX
16 48 (0.89%) Windows 2000
17 41 (0.76%) Mac OS X
18 38 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
19 32 (0.59%) Apple iOS
20 30 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1148 (21.30%) ITIL
2 485 (9.00%) Project Management
3 409 (7.59%) Load Balancing
4 365 (6.77%) Network Design
5 334 (6.20%) Network Management
6 293 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 289 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 246 (4.56%) Change Management
9 234 (4.34%) Service Management
10 221 (4.10%) Incident Management
11 217 (4.03%) PRINCE2
12 172 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
13 166 (3.08%) Migration
14 161 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
15 160 (2.97%) Problem Management
16 137 (2.54%) Information Security
16 137 (2.54%) CRM
17 136 (2.52%) Capacity Management
17 136 (2.52%) Network Architecture
18 134 (2.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 681 (12.63%) SQL
2 194 (3.60%) PowerShell
3 121 (2.24%) Java
4 95 (1.76%) Perl
5 69 (1.28%) VB
6 66 (1.22%) Python
7 59 (1.09%) C#
8 51 (0.95%) C
9 47 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 36 (0.67%) JavaScript
11 29 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 24 (0.45%) VBScript
12 24 (0.45%) C++
13 19 (0.35%) PL/SQL
14 17 (0.32%) PHP
15 15 (0.28%) VBA
16 13 (0.24%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.15%) Ruby
18 7 (0.13%) Delphi
19 6 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1710 (31.73%) Cisco Certification
2 1037 (19.24%) CCNA
3 953 (17.68%) CCNP
4 725 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 496 (9.20%) Degree
6 484 (8.98%) MCSE
7 364 (6.75%) CCIE
8 248 (4.60%) Security Cleared
9 219 (4.06%) MCITP
10 210 (3.90%) MCP
11 193 (3.58%) MCSA
12 185 (3.43%) SC Cleared
13 138 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 131 (2.43%) MCTS
15 126 (2.34%) CCSA
16 120 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
16 120 (2.23%) CCDP
17 106 (1.97%) CCSP
18 90 (1.67%) CCSE
19 69 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 419 (7.77%) SLA
2 116 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 67 (1.24%) QA
5 50 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.17%) COBIT
8 5 (0.093%) BS7799
9 3 (0.056%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.019%) HL7
10 1 (0.019%) DICOM
System Software
1 1441 (26.73%) Active Directory
2 976 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 446 (8.27%) Hyper-V
4 336 (6.23%) XenApp
5 265 (4.92%) vSphere
6 196 (3.64%) VMware ESX
7 135 (2.50%) Terminal Services
8 115 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 110 (2.04%) XenDesktop
10 81 (1.50%) XenServer
11 68 (1.26%) MetaFrame
12 42 (0.78%) Xen
13 41 (0.76%) Terminal Server
14 39 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
15 33 (0.61%) VMware Server
16 32 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 29 (0.54%) Snort
18 26 (0.48%) NFS
19 24 (0.45%) ISA Server
20 23 (0.43%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 250 (4.64%) SCCM
2 159 (2.95%) Backup Exec
3 140 (2.60%) CiscoWorks
4 131 (2.43%) SCOM
5 101 (1.87%) WSUS
6 95 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 84 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
8 82 (1.52%) HP NNM
9 75 (1.39%) Nagios
10 64 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
11 57 (1.06%) NetBackup
12 55 (1.02%) OpenView
13 39 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
14 35 (0.65%) Puppet
14 35 (0.65%) Cacti
15 31 (0.58%) ARCserve
16 29 (0.54%) FortiGate
17 23 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
17 23 (0.43%) MOM
17 23 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2950 (54.73%) Cisco
2 1818 (33.73%) Microsoft
3 1564 (29.02%) VMware
4 930 (17.25%) Citrix
5 833 (15.45%) CheckPoint
6 723 (13.41%) HP
7 659 (12.23%) Juniper
8 485 (9.00%) F5
9 289 (5.36%) NetApp
10 263 (4.88%) Oracle
11 259 (4.81%) EMC
12 225 (4.17%) SolarWinds
13 220 (4.08%) Dell
14 195 (3.62%) Symantec
15 181 (3.36%) McAfee
16 173 (3.21%) Riverbed
17 167 (3.10%) IBM
18 164 (3.04%) Blue Coat
19 147 (2.73%) Avaya
20 110 (2.04%) Fortinet
West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + negotiable
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis IT
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + double ote, car, benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + PRP + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The One Group
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car, Bonus, Health Cover
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depends on experience + Company Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus Company Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JTL
Salary: £25,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago