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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 91 90 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2862 3118 2554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.01% 3.18% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.61% 17.35% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2493 2640 2090
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
16254 17968 16964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.10% 18.35% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13662 14668 13347
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 14 February 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 14 February 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
(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 -54 937 £52,500 +5.00% 109
South East +17 845 £46,500 +12.04% 109
East of England +38 306 £42,500 -1.16% 38
West Midlands +27 250 £42,500 +30.76% 24
South West -5 176 £37,500 +7.14% 18
North West -11 128 £33,750 +0.74% 31
Yorkshire -27 120 £42,000 +13.51% 28
East Midlands -22 92 £41,250 +17.85% 8
North East -12 4 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Midlands +10 1 £37,500 +70.45%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 4642 (84.74%) LAN
2 2965 (54.13%) Cisco
3 2648 (48.34%) Firewall
4 2314 (42.24%) Windows
5 1952 (35.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1770 (32.31%) Microsoft
7 1761 (32.15%) VMware
8 1655 (30.21%) Active Directory
9 1381 (25.21%) VPN
10 1330 (24.28%) Windows Server
11 1326 (24.21%) CCNP
12 1177 (21.49%) ITIL
13 1150 (20.99%) Data Centre
14 1136 (20.74%) TCP/IP
15 1110 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 1073 (19.59%) MS Exchange
17 1069 (19.51%) CCNA
18 1001 (18.27%) MPLS
19 953 (17.40%) Finance
20 930 (16.98%) Linux
21 921 (16.81%) Wireless
22 873 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
23 861 (15.72%) DNS
24 782 (14.28%) SAN
25 776 (14.17%) BGP
26 772 (14.09%) MS Excel
27 767 (14.00%) VoIP
28 763 (13.93%) Juniper
29 762 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
30 757 (13.82%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 1073 (19.59%) MS Exchange
2 590 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 362 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 289 (5.28%) Skype for Business
5 240 (4.38%) SharePoint
6 209 (3.82%) IIS
7 179 (3.27%) Apache
8 162 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 115 (2.10%) Tomcat
10 104 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 66 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 47 (0.86%) JBoss
12 47 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 43 (0.78%) OpenStack
14 27 (0.49%) CMS
15 18 (0.33%) nginx
16 17 (0.31%) Confluence
16 17 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
17 16 (0.29%) IBM Notes
18 15 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 772 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 491 (8.96%) MS Office
3 135 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 49 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.57%) MS Project
6 4 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.037%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.037%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.037%) Revit
Business Applications
1 33 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.24%) RMDS
5 12 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.20%) ION MarketView
7 8 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.13%) assyst
8 7 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.091%) Line 500
10 4 (0.073%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.073%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.073%) SDL Web 8
11 3 (0.055%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.037%) Adaptiv
12 2 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.037%) MFGPRO
12 2 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.037%) SAP CCM
12 2 (0.037%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 327 (5.97%) Office 365
2 208 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 194 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 108 (1.97%) IaaS
5 73 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 61 (1.11%) SaaS
7 59 (1.08%) Mimecast
8 47 (0.86%) PaaS
9 32 (0.58%) Google Apps
10 28 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 20 (0.37%) Yammer
12 4 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.073%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.055%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.037%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.037%) GitHub
15 1 (0.018%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.018%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4642 (84.74%) LAN
2 2648 (48.34%) Firewall
3 1381 (25.21%) VPN
4 1136 (20.74%) TCP/IP
5 1001 (18.27%) MPLS
6 921 (16.81%) Wireless
7 861 (15.72%) DNS
8 782 (14.28%) SAN
9 776 (14.17%) BGP
10 767 (14.00%) VoIP
11 757 (13.82%) Network Security
12 715 (13.05%) Cisco ASA
13 652 (11.90%) OSPF
14 594 (10.84%) DHCP
15 557 (10.17%) VLAN
16 466 (8.51%) Internet
17 448 (8.18%) Cisco Nexus
18 332 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
19 329 (6.01%) EIGRP
20 319 (5.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 605 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 168 (3.07%) MySQL
3 91 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 45 (0.82%) Oracle Database
7 31 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 27 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (0.46%) NoSQL
10 24 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (0.42%) RDBMS
12 20 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (0.33%) Big Data
13 18 (0.33%) MongoDB
14 17 (0.31%) Data Mining
15 16 (0.29%) DB2
16 14 (0.26%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.26%) HBase
17 10 (0.18%) OLAP
17 10 (0.18%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 40 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 32 (0.58%) JIRA
3 20 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (0.22%) Subversion
5 11 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.18%) MSI
7 9 (0.16%) Hudson
8 4 (0.073%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.073%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.073%) JUnit
8 4 (0.073%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.073%) Selenium
8 4 (0.073%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.073%) TestNG
9 3 (0.055%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.055%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.055%) Phabricator
9 3 (0.055%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.055%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.037%) Yeoman
General
1 953 (17.40%) Finance
2 653 (11.92%) Telecoms
3 200 (3.65%) Retail
4 188 (3.43%) Banking
5 132 (2.41%) Legal
6 121 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 107 (1.95%) Marketing
8 73 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 67 (1.22%) Law
10 55 (1.00%) Electronics
11 46 (0.84%) German Language
12 45 (0.82%) Advertising
13 44 (0.80%) Investment Banking
14 29 (0.53%) Back Office
15 28 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.49%) French Language
16 27 (0.49%) Games
17 26 (0.47%) Billing
17 26 (0.47%) Publishing
18 24 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1358 (24.79%) Network Engineer
2 664 (12.12%) Analyst
3 615 (11.23%) Support Engineer
4 469 (8.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 436 (7.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 428 (7.81%) Architect
7 414 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 363 (6.63%) Senior Network Engineer
9 335 (6.12%) Administrator
10 287 (5.24%) Consultant
11 259 (4.73%) IT Support
12 253 (4.62%) IT Engineer
13 247 (4.51%) Support Analyst
14 227 (4.14%) Network Analyst
15 226 (4.13%) Network Support
16 215 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
17 212 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
18 205 (3.74%) Security Engineer
19 200 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
20 187 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (1.77%) .NET
1 97 (1.77%) Middleware
2 90 (1.64%) Web Services
3 74 (1.35%) 802.1X
4 58 (1.06%) XML
5 53 (0.97%) LAMP
6 49 (0.89%) XMPP
7 34 (0.62%) HTML
8 28 (0.51%) SOAP
9 23 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
10 22 (0.40%) J2EE
11 21 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
12 20 (0.37%) XSLT
13 14 (0.26%) LAPP Stack
13 14 (0.26%) REST
14 13 (0.24%) Rendezvous
14 13 (0.24%) Ultra Messaging
15 12 (0.22%) ASP.NET
15 12 (0.22%) CSS
15 12 (0.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1150 (20.99%) Data Centre
2 331 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 224 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 140 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 115 (2.10%) Blackberry
6 111 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
7 109 (1.99%) Replication
8 101 (1.84%) Clustering
9 82 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 82 (1.50%) Fat Client
9 82 (1.50%) Thin Client
10 75 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 75 (1.37%) EqualLogic
11 60 (1.10%) IVR
11 60 (1.10%) Statistics
12 59 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
13 52 (0.95%) Hedge funds
14 45 (0.82%) iPad
15 43 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 37 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2314 (42.24%) Windows
2 1330 (24.28%) Windows Server
3 930 (16.98%) Linux
4 873 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 762 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 468 (8.54%) Windows 7
7 398 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 306 (5.59%) Unix
9 214 (3.91%) Windows 8
10 159 (2.90%) Windows XP
11 150 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 105 (1.92%) CentOS
13 92 (1.68%) Android
14 89 (1.62%) Windows 10
15 83 (1.52%) Solaris
16 49 (0.89%) Ubuntu
17 45 (0.82%) Windows Vista
18 32 (0.58%) Apple iOS
19 29 (0.53%) AIX
20 21 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1177 (21.49%) ITIL
2 444 (8.11%) Project Management
3 419 (7.65%) Load Balancing
4 393 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 391 (7.14%) Presales
6 376 (6.86%) Network Design
7 296 (5.40%) PRINCE2
7 296 (5.40%) Service Delivery
8 249 (4.55%) Network Management
9 236 (4.31%) Network Monitoring
10 232 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
11 227 (4.14%) Change Management
11 227 (4.14%) Incident Management
12 224 (4.09%) Service Management
13 219 (4.00%) Migration
14 210 (3.83%) High Availability
15 204 (3.72%) Mentoring
16 202 (3.69%) Information Security
17 172 (3.14%) Root Cause Analysis
18 167 (3.05%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 566 (10.33%) SQL
2 203 (3.71%) PowerShell
3 138 (2.52%) Bash Shell
3 138 (2.52%) Java
4 122 (2.23%) Python
5 109 (1.99%) Perl
6 92 (1.68%) C
7 61 (1.11%) PHP
8 53 (0.97%) Ruby
9 46 (0.84%) C#
10 42 (0.77%) VB
11 35 (0.64%) C++
12 33 (0.60%) JavaScript
12 33 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 29 (0.53%) VBScript
14 13 (0.24%) Tcl
14 13 (0.24%) VBA
15 4 (0.073%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.073%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.055%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1952 (35.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1326 (24.21%) CCNP
3 1069 (19.51%) CCNA
4 588 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 395 (7.21%) MCSE
6 388 (7.08%) Degree
7 369 (6.74%) CCIE
8 327 (5.97%) Security Cleared
9 248 (4.53%) SC Cleared
10 243 (4.44%) MCSA
11 214 (3.91%) CCDP
12 197 (3.60%) MCP
13 150 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 140 (2.56%) MCITP
15 133 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
16 121 (2.21%) CCSE
17 120 (2.19%) CCDA
18 114 (2.08%) CCSA
19 101 (1.84%) CISSP
20 99 (1.81%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 414 (7.56%) SLA
2 152 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 107 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 49 (0.89%) QA
5 29 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.29%) COBIT
6 16 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.13%) COSO
8 7 (0.13%) ISO27002
9 3 (0.055%) DICOM
9 3 (0.055%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.037%) HL7
10 2 (0.037%) TickIT
11 1 (0.018%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.018%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.018%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.018%) ISO 14000
11 1 (0.018%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.018%) RMADS
System Software
1 1655 (30.21%) Active Directory
2 1110 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 522 (9.53%) Hyper-V
4 264 (4.82%) vSphere
5 250 (4.56%) XenApp
6 170 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
7 119 (2.17%) Terminal Services
8 92 (1.68%) VMware ESX
9 74 (1.35%) XenDesktop
10 68 (1.24%) VMware Server
11 64 (1.17%) NFS
12 52 (0.95%) XenServer
13 35 (0.64%) Xen
14 34 (0.62%) KVM
14 34 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 33 (0.60%) DFS Replication
16 29 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
17 21 (0.38%) ISA Server
17 21 (0.38%) SRDF
18 20 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 289 (5.28%) SCCM
2 141 (2.57%) SCOM
3 108 (1.97%) Backup Exec
4 104 (1.90%) Puppet
5 91 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 79 (1.44%) WSUS
7 66 (1.20%) Nagios
8 56 (1.02%) FortiGate
9 54 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
10 49 (0.89%) Ansible
11 48 (0.88%) Cacti
12 38 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
13 37 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
14 36 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
15 34 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
16 30 (0.55%) SELinux
17 29 (0.53%) Windows Intune
18 28 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
19 26 (0.47%) SCVMM
20 25 (0.46%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2965 (54.13%) Cisco
2 1770 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 1761 (32.15%) VMware
4 763 (13.93%) Juniper
5 738 (13.47%) Citrix
6 711 (12.98%) CheckPoint
7 591 (10.79%) HP
8 540 (9.86%) F5
9 296 (5.40%) Oracle
10 274 (5.00%) Palo Alto
11 267 (4.87%) Avaya
12 248 (4.53%) Dell
13 237 (4.33%) NetApp
14 213 (3.89%) SolarWinds
15 190 (3.47%) Riverbed
16 179 (3.27%) Red Hat
17 167 (3.05%) IBM
18 166 (3.03%) EMC
19 137 (2.50%) Symantec
20 115 (2.10%) Fortinet
Stockport, Cheshire
Click IT Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £37500 per annum + Car, Pension, other
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Details circa £50k + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus 20% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £33,000 per annum + Good Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago