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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
UK / England
Rank 112 104 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2080 2678 3018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.67% 2.87% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.97% 17.02% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 2321 2550
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
13028 15733 17937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.75% 16.87% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10693 13185 14649
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -9 692 £55,000 +4.76% 74
South East -16 506 £43,000 -4.44% 52
East of England -24 175 £42,500 - 10
Yorkshire +41 165 £35,500 -12.61% 19
South West +19 150 £35,000 -6.66% 15
North West -5 150 £40,000 - 27
West Midlands -12 144 £45,000 +12.50% 34
East Midlands +6 102 £43,500 +5.45% 11
North East +5 10 £27,250 -24.82% 1
Midlands +17 3 £60,000 +60.00%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 3992 (84.33%) LAN
2 2642 (55.81%) Cisco
3 2221 (46.92%) Firewall
4 1916 (40.47%) Windows
5 1732 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1476 (31.18%) VMware
7 1374 (29.02%) Active Directory
8 1349 (28.50%) Microsoft
9 1131 (23.89%) CCNP
10 1099 (23.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1075 (22.71%) Data Centre
12 1071 (22.62%) VPN
13 1066 (22.52%) TCP/IP
14 1056 (22.31%) Windows Server
15 1032 (21.80%) DNS
16 1007 (21.27%) ITIL
17 1005 (21.23%) CCNA
18 828 (17.49%) MPLS
19 783 (16.54%) DHCP
20 773 (16.33%) Linux
21 741 (15.65%) Wireless
22 712 (15.04%) VoIP
23 707 (14.93%) OSPF
24 702 (14.83%) BGP
25 701 (14.81%) Network Security
26 693 (14.64%) Finance
27 682 (14.41%) MS Exchange
28 672 (14.20%) Juniper
29 658 (13.90%) SAN
30 622 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 682 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 275 (5.81%) IIS
3 233 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 164 (3.46%) SharePoint
5 163 (3.44%) Skype for Business
6 144 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 134 (2.83%) Apache
8 107 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 105 (2.22%) Tomcat
10 66 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 64 (1.35%) WebSphere
12 55 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
13 48 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 33 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 23 (0.49%) IBM Notes
16 22 (0.46%) OpenStack
16 22 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
17 15 (0.32%) WebLogic
18 12 (0.25%) Confluence
18 12 (0.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 578 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 370 (7.82%) MS Office
3 79 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 41 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.30%) MS Project
6 3 (0.063%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 28 (0.59%) RMDS
2 19 (0.40%) assyst
3 14 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.15%) Infor CRM
6 5 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
6 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.063%) Line 500
7 3 (0.063%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.063%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.021%) SAP hybris
9 1 (0.021%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 328 (6.93%) Office 365
2 245 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
3 227 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (1.44%) SaaS
5 66 (1.39%) IaaS
6 48 (1.01%) PaaS
7 42 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (0.59%) Mimecast
9 20 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
11 13 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.25%) Slack
13 10 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.17%) G Suite
15 5 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.11%) Yammer
16 4 (0.084%) Basecamp
16 4 (0.084%) iPaaS
16 4 (0.084%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3992 (84.33%) LAN
2 2221 (46.92%) Firewall
3 1071 (22.62%) VPN
4 1066 (22.52%) TCP/IP
5 1032 (21.80%) DNS
6 828 (17.49%) MPLS
7 783 (16.54%) DHCP
8 741 (15.65%) Wireless
9 712 (15.04%) VoIP
10 707 (14.93%) OSPF
11 702 (14.83%) BGP
12 701 (14.81%) Network Security
13 658 (13.90%) SAN
14 579 (12.23%) VLAN
15 484 (10.22%) Cisco ASA
16 392 (8.28%) Cisco Nexus
17 383 (8.09%) WLAN
18 365 (7.71%) Wi-Fi
19 348 (7.35%) Internet
20 306 (6.46%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 474 (10.01%) SQL Server
2 74 (1.56%) MySQL
3 63 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (0.89%) Hadoop
4 42 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (0.74%) HBase
6 32 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 24 (0.51%) DB2
9 21 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (0.44%) OLTP
10 20 (0.42%) OLAP
10 20 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
11 17 (0.36%) Oracle Database
12 14 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (0.21%) Informix
14 10 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 21 (0.44%) JIRA
3 11 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.19%) Subversion
6 7 (0.15%) LoadRunner
6 7 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.084%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.084%) JMeter
9 3 (0.063%) Maven
9 3 (0.063%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.042%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.021%) git-flow
11 1 (0.021%) Grunt
11 1 (0.021%) gulp
11 1 (0.021%) webpack
General
1 693 (14.64%) Finance
2 604 (12.76%) Telecoms
3 222 (4.69%) Retail
4 109 (2.30%) Banking
5 95 (2.01%) Legal
6 74 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 59 (1.25%) Marketing
8 41 (0.87%) Back Office
9 37 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 36 (0.76%) Law
10 36 (0.76%) Publishing
11 28 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.55%) Electronics
13 23 (0.49%) Games
14 21 (0.44%) Advertising
14 21 (0.44%) French Language
15 19 (0.40%) Spanish Language
16 14 (0.30%) German Language
17 12 (0.25%) Billing
18 11 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 1354 (28.60%) Network Engineer
2 572 (12.08%) Analyst
3 547 (11.55%) Support Engineer
4 435 (9.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 384 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 374 (7.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 356 (7.52%) Architect
8 350 (7.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 308 (6.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 274 (5.79%) IT Support
11 251 (5.30%) Support Analyst
12 234 (4.94%) Administrator
13 215 (4.54%) IT Engineer
14 187 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
14 187 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
15 184 (3.89%) Network Analyst
16 174 (3.68%) Consultant
16 174 (3.68%) Network Support
17 155 (3.27%) Infrastructure Architect
17 155 (3.27%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (2.53%) Web Services
2 94 (1.99%) 802.1X
3 85 (1.80%) Middleware
4 56 (1.18%) .NET
5 55 (1.16%) HTML
6 38 (0.80%) XML
7 31 (0.65%) XSLT
8 28 (0.59%) Rendezvous
8 28 (0.59%) Ultra Messaging
9 17 (0.36%) LAMP
10 14 (0.30%) Flash
11 12 (0.25%) REST
12 10 (0.21%) Unreal Engine
13 9 (0.19%) EDI
13 9 (0.19%) Regular Expression
14 8 (0.17%) ASP.NET
14 8 (0.17%) SOAP
15 7 (0.15%) CSS
15 7 (0.15%) HTML5
16 6 (0.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1075 (22.71%) Data Centre
2 285 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 207 (4.37%) Driving Licence
4 154 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 144 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 113 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 65 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 62 (1.31%) NHS
9 59 (1.25%) Clustering
10 55 (1.16%) PKI
11 53 (1.12%) Blackberry
12 51 (1.08%) Public Cloud
13 50 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
14 41 (0.87%) Replication
15 40 (0.84%) Client/Server
16 38 (0.80%) iPad
17 37 (0.78%) BYOD
18 35 (0.74%) Fat Client
18 35 (0.74%) Thin Client
19 33 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1916 (40.47%) Windows
2 1056 (22.31%) Windows Server
3 773 (16.33%) Linux
4 622 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 547 (11.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 389 (8.22%) Windows 7
7 247 (5.22%) Unix
8 209 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 206 (4.35%) Windows 8
10 175 (3.70%) Windows 10
11 115 (2.43%) Solaris
12 97 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 94 (1.99%) CentOS
14 53 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 53 (1.12%) Windows XP
15 45 (0.95%) Ubuntu
16 43 (0.91%) Android
17 26 (0.55%) Windows Vista
18 25 (0.53%) Apple iOS
19 19 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1007 (21.27%) ITIL
2 398 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 377 (7.96%) Network Design
4 342 (7.22%) Project Management
5 294 (6.21%) Load Balancing
6 283 (5.98%) Network Management
7 282 (5.96%) Presales
8 250 (5.28%) Service Management
9 237 (5.01%) Service Delivery
10 232 (4.90%) High Availability
11 228 (4.82%) Mentoring
12 225 (4.75%) Agile Software Development
12 225 (4.75%) Change Management
13 224 (4.73%) PRINCE2
14 221 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
15 206 (4.35%) Migration
16 193 (4.08%) Business Continuity
17 189 (3.99%) Problem Management
18 176 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
19 152 (3.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 369 (7.79%) SQL
2 196 (4.14%) PowerShell
3 114 (2.41%) Python
4 100 (2.11%) Bash Shell
5 84 (1.77%) Java
6 79 (1.67%) C
7 78 (1.65%) Perl
8 41 (0.87%) JavaScript
9 35 (0.74%) VB
10 25 (0.53%) C#
10 25 (0.53%) PHP
11 21 (0.44%) Lua
11 21 (0.44%) Shell Script
12 19 (0.40%) VBScript
13 15 (0.32%) Ruby
13 15 (0.32%) T-SQL
14 12 (0.25%) C++
15 9 (0.19%) Lisp
16 5 (0.11%) VBA
17 2 (0.042%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1732 (36.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1131 (23.89%) CCNP
3 1005 (21.23%) CCNA
4 514 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 447 (9.44%) Degree
6 343 (7.25%) MCSE
7 315 (6.65%) CCIE
8 256 (5.41%) Security Cleared
9 199 (4.20%) MCSA
10 175 (3.70%) SC Cleared
11 138 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
12 124 (2.62%) MCP
13 122 (2.58%) CCDP
14 114 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 113 (2.39%) MCITP
16 92 (1.94%) DV Cleared
17 72 (1.52%) CCSA
18 68 (1.44%) CISSP
19 66 (1.39%) CCSE
20 46 (0.97%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (7.33%) SLA
2 126 (2.66%) PCI DSS
3 80 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.72%) QA
5 24 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.21%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.17%) COBIT
7 8 (0.17%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.084%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.063%) BS7799
9 3 (0.063%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.042%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.042%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.021%) GPG13
11 1 (0.021%) SDET
11 1 (0.021%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1374 (29.02%) Active Directory
2 1099 (23.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 528 (11.15%) Hyper-V
4 189 (3.99%) vSphere
5 144 (3.04%) VMware ESX
6 137 (2.89%) XenApp
7 100 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
8 86 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
8 86 (1.82%) Xen
9 79 (1.67%) KVM
10 74 (1.56%) NFS
11 63 (1.33%) Terminal Services
12 62 (1.31%) XenDesktop
13 57 (1.20%) SRDF
14 56 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
15 34 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 33 (0.70%) XenServer
17 31 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
17 31 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
18 21 (0.44%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 190 (4.01%) SCCM
2 119 (2.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 115 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
4 112 (2.37%) Puppet
5 105 (2.22%) SCOM
6 84 (1.77%) Nagios
7 64 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
8 60 (1.27%) WSUS
9 57 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 54 (1.14%) FortiGate
11 46 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
12 43 (0.91%) Backup Exec
13 36 (0.76%) Ansible
14 28 (0.59%) Tivoli
15 25 (0.53%) Juniper STRM
16 23 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
17 21 (0.44%) Nessus
17 21 (0.44%) vMotion
17 21 (0.44%) ZABBIX
18 19 (0.40%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 2642 (55.81%) Cisco
2 1476 (31.18%) VMware
3 1349 (28.50%) Microsoft
4 672 (14.20%) Juniper
5 558 (11.79%) CheckPoint
6 483 (10.20%) Citrix
7 444 (9.38%) HP
8 397 (8.39%) F5
9 350 (7.39%) Palo Alto
10 238 (5.03%) NetApp
11 233 (4.92%) SolarWinds
12 211 (4.46%) Avaya
13 207 (4.37%) Oracle
14 185 (3.91%) Fortinet
14 185 (3.91%) Riverbed
15 152 (3.21%) EMC
16 143 (3.02%) Mitel
17 116 (2.45%) Brocade
17 116 (2.45%) Dell
18 100 (2.11%) Red Hat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cumbria
Oscar
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Interesting work
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + pension + bens
Posted: 2 days ago