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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 94 107 100
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3166 2670 3040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.01% 2.61% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.73% 14.97% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2653 2186 2617
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
18922 17838 21728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.45% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15367 14093 18212
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +27 1214 £45,500 -9.00% 106
South East +29 792 £40,000 -5.88% 62
Yorkshire -1 239 £42,000 +10.52% 11
East of England +6 210 £40,000 -11.11% 19
West Midlands -7 208 £32,500 +3.17% 19
North West -22 200 £32,500 -21.68% 19
South West +30 169 £36,500 -5.19% 18
East Midlands -4 117 £34,500 +2.98% 11
North East +3 20 £27,500 -7.56% 3
Midlands -7 1 £60,000 -17.24%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5053 (83.78%) LAN
2 3116 (51.67%) Cisco
3 3100 (51.40%) Windows
4 2631 (43.62%) Firewall
5 2037 (33.78%) Microsoft
6 1977 (32.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1950 (32.33%) VMware
8 1815 (30.09%) Active Directory
9 1582 (26.23%) VPN
10 1423 (23.59%) TCP/IP
11 1337 (22.17%) CCNP
12 1267 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1264 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 1240 (20.56%) MS Exchange
15 1227 (20.34%) ITIL
16 1198 (19.86%) CCNA
17 1149 (19.05%) Citrix
18 1120 (18.57%) SAN
19 1111 (18.42%) DNS
20 1087 (18.02%) MPLS
21 1074 (17.81%) MS Excel
22 981 (16.27%) Linux
23 914 (15.16%) Finance
24 896 (14.86%) CheckPoint
25 871 (14.44%) VoIP
26 870 (14.43%) Juniper
27 856 (14.19%) Windows Server 2003
28 841 (13.94%) DHCP
29 790 (13.10%) Wireless
30 772 (12.80%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1240 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 580 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 325 (5.39%) SharePoint
4 321 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 316 (5.24%) IIS
5 316 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 271 (4.49%) Lync
7 192 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 185 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 184 (3.05%) Apache
10 133 (2.21%) Tomcat
11 54 (0.90%) CMS
12 46 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 40 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
14 39 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
15 38 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
16 34 (0.56%) OpenStack
17 32 (0.53%) IBM Notes
18 26 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
19 21 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1074 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 761 (12.62%) MS Office
3 101 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 80 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (0.43%) MS Project
6 20 (0.33%) RoboHelp
6 20 (0.33%) FrameMaker
6 20 (0.33%) PaintShop Pro
7 5 (0.083%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.033%) FastStats
9 2 (0.033%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.017%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.017%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 52 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.48%) RMDS
3 14 (0.23%) Front Arena
3 14 (0.23%) Eikon
4 9 (0.15%) 3000 Xtra
4 9 (0.15%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 9 (0.15%) SalesLogix
4 9 (0.15%) Summit
5 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.066%) GoldMine
7 4 (0.066%) AWD
7 4 (0.066%) Advent Moxy
8 3 (0.050%) Line 500
8 3 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.050%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 186 (3.08%) Office 365
2 91 (1.51%) SaaS
2 91 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
3 89 (1.48%) IaaS
4 60 (0.99%) PaaS
5 47 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 43 (0.71%) Google Apps
7 37 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.083%) Route 53
11 1 (0.017%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.017%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5053 (83.78%) LAN
2 2631 (43.62%) Firewall
3 1582 (26.23%) VPN
4 1423 (23.59%) TCP/IP
5 1120 (18.57%) SAN
6 1111 (18.42%) DNS
7 1087 (18.02%) MPLS
8 871 (14.44%) VoIP
9 841 (13.94%) DHCP
10 790 (13.10%) Wireless
11 772 (12.80%) BGP
12 763 (12.65%) Network Security
13 676 (11.21%) Cisco ASA
14 640 (10.61%) OSPF
15 608 (10.08%) Internet
16 555 (9.20%) VLAN
17 393 (6.52%) EIGRP
18 366 (6.07%) Cisco Nexus
19 335 (5.55%) Wi-Fi
20 301 (4.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 716 (11.87%) SQL Server
2 160 (2.65%) MySQL
3 152 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 133 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 70 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 44 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (0.73%) Big Data
8 41 (0.68%) DB2
9 39 (0.65%) Relational Database
9 39 (0.65%) HBase
10 35 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
10 35 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 25 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
13 20 (0.33%) Oracle Database
13 20 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (0.33%) NoSQL
14 19 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 40 (0.66%) LoadRunner
2 36 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 34 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 31 (0.51%) JIRA
5 25 (0.41%) Hudson
6 24 (0.40%) Subversion
7 20 (0.33%) Selenium
8 19 (0.32%) Visual Studio
9 18 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 15 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
10 15 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (0.25%) FogBugz
11 10 (0.17%) Rational Performance Tester
11 10 (0.17%) Bugzilla
12 8 (0.13%) WinRunner
13 6 (0.099%) AdminStudio
13 6 (0.099%) SilkPerformer
14 5 (0.083%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 5 (0.083%) Ant
15 4 (0.066%) TestDirector
General
1 914 (15.16%) Finance
2 609 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 232 (3.85%) Banking
4 147 (2.44%) Law
5 128 (2.12%) Retail
6 90 (1.49%) Legal
7 86 (1.43%) Marketing
8 71 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 67 (1.11%) Back Office
10 66 (1.09%) Advertising
11 51 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 47 (0.78%) French Language
13 46 (0.76%) Investment Banking
14 41 (0.68%) Publishing
15 35 (0.58%) German Language
16 34 (0.56%) Electronics
17 28 (0.46%) Billing
18 23 (0.38%) Games
19 20 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 19 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1436 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 878 (14.56%) Analyst
3 720 (11.94%) Support Engineer
4 477 (7.91%) Architect
5 354 (5.87%) Senior Network Engineer
6 352 (5.84%) Support Analyst
7 349 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 307 (5.09%) Consultant
9 282 (4.68%) IT Support
10 270 (4.48%) Administrator
11 242 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support
12 229 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
13 223 (3.70%) Project Manager
14 196 (3.25%) Technical Support
15 188 (3.12%) Systems Engineer
16 185 (3.07%) Systems Administrator
16 185 (3.07%) Infrastructure Architect
17 181 (3.00%) Network Support
18 179 (2.97%) Security Engineer
19 176 (2.92%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (1.62%) .NET
2 93 (1.54%) Web Services
3 92 (1.53%) CSS
4 88 (1.46%) Middleware
5 77 (1.28%) HTML
6 42 (0.70%) XML
7 38 (0.63%) ASP.NET
8 34 (0.56%) LAMP
9 24 (0.40%) Ajax
10 22 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
11 21 (0.35%) Rendezvous
12 20 (0.33%) XSLT
13 16 (0.27%) XMPP
14 13 (0.22%) Application Packaging
14 13 (0.22%) COM
15 12 (0.20%) SOAP
16 10 (0.17%) WAP
17 9 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
18 8 (0.13%) jQuery
18 8 (0.13%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 361 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 325 (5.39%) Blackberry
3 198 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 127 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 124 (2.06%) Clustering
6 112 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
7 110 (1.82%) Replication
8 109 (1.81%) Open Source
8 109 (1.81%) Hedge funds
9 67 (1.11%) iPhone
10 62 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 51 (0.85%) Thin Client
11 51 (0.85%) Fat Client
12 47 (0.78%) CMDB
13 45 (0.75%) Statistics
14 43 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
15 42 (0.70%) PKI
16 37 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
17 35 (0.58%) Mathematics
18 33 (0.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3100 (51.40%) Windows
2 1264 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 981 (16.27%) Linux
4 856 (14.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 710 (11.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 691 (11.46%) Windows 7
7 388 (6.43%) UNIX
8 358 (5.94%) Windows XP
9 329 (5.46%) Windows 8
10 175 (2.90%) Solaris
11 137 (2.27%) Android
12 123 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 122 (2.02%) Windows Vista
14 110 (1.82%) CentOS
15 83 (1.38%) Apple iOS
16 63 (1.04%) Ubuntu
17 51 (0.85%) Mac OS X
18 44 (0.73%) AIX
19 40 (0.66%) VMS
20 38 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1227 (20.34%) ITIL
2 543 (9.00%) Project Management
3 389 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 365 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 317 (5.26%) Change Management
6 307 (5.09%) Network Design
7 305 (5.06%) Service Delivery
8 302 (5.01%) PRINCE2
9 262 (4.34%) Migration
10 250 (4.15%) Network Management
11 248 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
12 236 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
13 231 (3.83%) Incident Management
14 215 (3.56%) Service Management
15 209 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
16 203 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
17 183 (3.03%) Mentoring
18 166 (2.75%) Asset Management
19 158 (2.62%) E-Commerce
20 152 (2.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 693 (11.49%) SQL
2 163 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 152 (2.52%) Java
4 146 (2.42%) Perl
5 107 (1.77%) C
5 107 (1.77%) Bash Shell
6 101 (1.67%) Python
7 87 (1.44%) PHP
8 53 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 47 (0.78%) C#
10 38 (0.63%) C++
10 38 (0.63%) JavaScript
10 38 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 36 (0.60%) Ruby
12 32 (0.53%) VBScript
13 28 (0.46%) VB
14 18 (0.30%) Korn
15 15 (0.25%) VBA
16 13 (0.22%) R
17 8 (0.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1977 (32.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1337 (22.17%) CCNP
3 1198 (19.86%) CCNA
4 668 (11.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 514 (8.52%) Degree
6 384 (6.37%) MCSE
7 356 (5.90%) Security Cleared
8 301 (4.99%) CCIE
9 294 (4.87%) SC Cleared
10 234 (3.88%) MCITP
11 192 (3.18%) MCP
12 184 (3.05%) MCSA
13 168 (2.79%) CCDP
14 147 (2.44%) CCSE
15 145 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 140 (2.32%) CCSP
17 131 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
18 122 (2.02%) CCDA
19 115 (1.91%) CCSA
20 101 (1.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 480 (7.96%) SLA
2 115 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 96 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 64 (1.06%) QA
5 35 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 25 (0.41%) COBIT
7 23 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.066%) BS7799
10 3 (0.050%) HL7
11 2 (0.033%) DICOM
11 2 (0.033%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.017%) BS15000
12 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.017%) BS25999
System Software
1 1815 (30.09%) Active Directory
2 1267 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 530 (8.79%) Hyper-V
4 402 (6.67%) XenApp
5 372 (6.17%) vSphere
6 172 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
7 169 (2.80%) VMware ESX
8 122 (2.02%) XenDesktop
9 118 (1.96%) Terminal Services
10 88 (1.46%) NFS
11 83 (1.38%) XenServer
12 82 (1.36%) Firmware
13 63 (1.04%) MetaFrame
14 54 (0.90%) SRDF
15 52 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 52 (0.86%) Terminal Server
16 42 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
17 41 (0.68%) VMware Server
18 39 (0.65%) Xen
19 36 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 221 (3.66%) SCCM
2 161 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 118 (1.96%) SCOM
4 113 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
5 110 (1.82%) WSUS
6 89 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
7 87 (1.44%) Nagios
8 81 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
9 63 (1.04%) Puppet
10 58 (0.96%) OpenView
11 53 (0.88%) Cacti
12 52 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
13 41 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
14 39 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
15 36 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
16 29 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
17 28 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
18 27 (0.45%) ZABBIX
18 27 (0.45%) FortiGate
19 21 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3116 (51.67%) Cisco
2 2037 (33.78%) Microsoft
3 1950 (32.33%) VMware
4 1149 (19.05%) Citrix
5 896 (14.86%) CheckPoint
6 870 (14.43%) Juniper
7 672 (11.14%) HP
8 461 (7.64%) F5
9 336 (5.57%) NetApp
10 331 (5.49%) Avaya
11 307 (5.09%) Dell
12 302 (5.01%) Oracle
13 265 (4.39%) SolarWinds
14 262 (4.34%) EMC
15 261 (4.33%) Red Hat
16 238 (3.95%) Symantec
17 157 (2.60%) IBM
18 155 (2.57%) Riverbed
19 149 (2.47%) McAfee
20 135 (2.24%) Apple
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