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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 88 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3167 2805 2588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.14% 2.48% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.71% 14.23% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2629 2405 2174
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
17887 19705 19892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.76% 17.39% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14440 15821 16206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +3 1019 £50,000 - 87
South East +40 929 £43,500 +2.35% 109
East of England +21 266 £40,000 +12.67% 36
Yorkshire +35 246 £42,000 +7.00% 25
South West +32 189 £39,500 +5.33% 26
East Midlands +47 176 £45,000 +9.09% 22
West Midlands +1 172 £33,000 -5.71% 32
North West -18 152 £41,000 +26.15% 21
North East +12 21 £37,000 +23.84% 2
Midlands -4 1 £70,000 - 1
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 5405 (84.66%) LAN
2 3458 (54.17%) Cisco
3 3027 (47.42%) Windows
4 2824 (44.24%) Firewall
5 2123 (33.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2105 (32.97%) Microsoft
7 1966 (30.80%) VMware
8 1782 (27.91%) Active Directory
9 1474 (23.09%) VPN
10 1427 (22.35%) TCP/IP
11 1389 (21.76%) ITIL
12 1370 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1304 (20.43%) MS Exchange
14 1292 (20.24%) Data Centre
15 1283 (20.10%) CCNA
16 1171 (18.34%) CCNP
17 1127 (17.65%) Citrix
18 1122 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
19 1087 (17.03%) SAN
20 1078 (16.89%) MPLS
21 1058 (16.57%) DNS
22 1042 (16.32%) MS Excel
23 1032 (16.17%) Linux
24 997 (15.62%) VoIP
25 955 (14.96%) Finance
26 903 (14.14%) SQL
27 874 (13.69%) CheckPoint
28 872 (13.66%) Network Security
29 871 (13.64%) Wireless
30 839 (13.14%) Juniper

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 1304 (20.43%) MS Exchange
2 673 (10.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 426 (6.67%) IIS
4 401 (6.28%) Lync
5 338 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 298 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 296 (4.64%) Apache
8 266 (4.17%) SharePoint
9 195 (3.05%) Tomcat
10 187 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
11 175 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 103 (1.61%) WebSphere
13 100 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 98 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
15 67 (1.05%) OpenStack
16 51 (0.80%) nginx
17 35 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
17 35 (0.55%) CMS
18 24 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
18 24 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 1042 (16.32%) MS Excel
2 745 (11.67%) MS Office
3 164 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 87 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (0.64%) MS Project
6 5 (0.078%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.063%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.063%) PaintShop Pro
7 4 (0.063%) RoboHelp
7 4 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.047%) ProjectWise
8 3 (0.047%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.016%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 75 (1.17%) RMDS
2 30 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.36%) Endur
4 18 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 12 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.094%) Summit
9 5 (0.078%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.078%) MIS ActiveH
9 5 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.047%) SAP CCM
11 3 (0.047%) Line 500
11 3 (0.047%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.047%) Tridion
11 3 (0.047%) Primavera
12 2 (0.031%) HiPortfolio
12 2 (0.031%) MFGPRO
12 2 (0.031%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 219 (3.43%) Office 365
2 117 (1.83%) IaaS
3 109 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 97 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 91 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 76 (1.19%) SaaS
7 52 (0.81%) PaaS
8 40 (0.63%) Google Apps
9 18 (0.28%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.047%) Symantec.cloud
12 2 (0.031%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.016%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.016%) Yammer
13 1 (0.016%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 5405 (84.66%) LAN
2 2824 (44.24%) Firewall
3 1474 (23.09%) VPN
4 1427 (22.35%) TCP/IP
5 1087 (17.03%) SAN
6 1078 (16.89%) MPLS
7 1058 (16.57%) DNS
8 997 (15.62%) VoIP
9 872 (13.66%) Network Security
10 871 (13.64%) Wireless
11 792 (12.41%) BGP
12 752 (11.78%) DHCP
13 745 (11.67%) Cisco ASA
14 663 (10.39%) OSPF
15 616 (9.65%) VLAN
16 523 (8.19%) Internet
17 482 (7.55%) EIGRP
18 446 (6.99%) Cisco Nexus
19 332 (5.20%) Wi-Fi
20 313 (4.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 722 (11.31%) SQL Server
2 155 (2.43%) MySQL
3 117 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 84 (1.32%) DB2
5 78 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 78 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 74 (1.16%) HBase
7 59 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 54 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (0.83%) Relational Database
10 32 (0.50%) MongoDB
11 28 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (0.36%) RDBMS
15 21 (0.33%) Oracle Database
16 19 (0.30%) OLTP
16 19 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (0.25%) Data Mining
18 15 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 61 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 59 (0.92%) Hudson
3 47 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 39 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 27 (0.42%) JIRA
6 26 (0.41%) Subversion
7 18 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.13%) Rational Performance Tester
9 5 (0.078%) Metasploit
9 5 (0.078%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.047%) MSI
11 2 (0.031%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.031%) Ant
11 2 (0.031%) Trac
11 2 (0.031%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.016%) Redmine
12 1 (0.016%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.016%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.016%) Selenium
General
1 955 (14.96%) Finance
2 611 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 183 (2.87%) Banking
4 167 (2.62%) Retail
5 144 (2.26%) Legal
6 137 (2.15%) Law
7 124 (1.94%) Marketing
8 107 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 100 (1.57%) Advertising
10 64 (1.00%) Back Office
11 57 (0.89%) Electronics
12 50 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 31 (0.49%) Front Office
14 29 (0.45%) Local Government
15 28 (0.44%) Publishing
16 25 (0.39%) Investment Banking
17 23 (0.36%) French Language
17 23 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 22 (0.34%) Games
19 16 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1408 (22.06%) Network Engineer
2 818 (12.81%) Analyst
3 664 (10.40%) Support Engineer
4 598 (9.37%) Architect
5 459 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 412 (6.45%) Consultant
7 394 (6.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 320 (5.01%) Support Analyst
9 312 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
10 253 (3.96%) Project Manager
11 232 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
12 229 (3.59%) IT Support
13 222 (3.48%) Technical Support
14 212 (3.32%) Administrator
15 179 (2.80%) Security Engineer
16 175 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
17 174 (2.73%) Network Architect
18 170 (2.66%) Network Consultant
19 168 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
19 168 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (2.47%) Middleware
2 132 (2.07%) HTML
3 113 (1.77%) XML
4 105 (1.64%) .NET
5 97 (1.52%) Web Services
6 79 (1.24%) XSLT
7 74 (1.16%) Rendezvous
7 74 (1.16%) Ultra Messaging
8 61 (0.96%) CSS
9 43 (0.67%) LAMP
10 38 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
11 34 (0.53%) XMPP
12 28 (0.44%) ASP.NET
12 28 (0.44%) Ajax
13 22 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
14 19 (0.30%) jQuery
15 17 (0.27%) ISPF
16 15 (0.23%) EDI
16 15 (0.23%) SOAP
17 12 (0.19%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1292 (20.24%) Data Centre
2 347 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 292 (4.57%) Blackberry
4 249 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 237 (3.71%) Video Conferencing
6 181 (2.84%) Clustering
7 135 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 89 (1.39%) Hedge funds
9 81 (1.27%) Replication
10 78 (1.22%) iPhone
11 77 (1.21%) Fat Client
11 77 (1.21%) Thin Client
12 72 (1.13%) Client/Server
13 68 (1.07%) Mainframe
14 67 (1.05%) Statistics
15 59 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 57 (0.89%) BYOD
17 54 (0.85%) PKI
18 48 (0.75%) Public Cloud
19 46 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3027 (47.42%) Windows
2 1122 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 1032 (16.17%) Linux
4 838 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 715 (11.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 607 (9.51%) Windows 7
7 329 (5.15%) UNIX
8 315 (4.93%) Windows XP
9 296 (4.64%) Windows 8
10 191 (2.99%) Solaris
11 126 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 115 (1.80%) CentOS
13 91 (1.43%) Windows Vista
14 70 (1.10%) Apple iOS
15 65 (1.02%) Android
16 54 (0.85%) Ubuntu
16 54 (0.85%) Debian
17 53 (0.83%) Mac OS X
18 28 (0.44%) AIX
19 23 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1389 (21.76%) ITIL
2 587 (9.19%) Project Management
3 490 (7.68%) Load Balancing
4 469 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 427 (6.69%) Network Design
6 407 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 342 (5.36%) Change Management
8 304 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 281 (4.40%) Migration
10 273 (4.28%) Incident Management
11 272 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
12 261 (4.09%) Service Management
13 232 (3.63%) Network Management
14 231 (3.62%) Network Monitoring
15 205 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
15 205 (3.21%) Kalman Filter
16 199 (3.12%) Mentoring
17 196 (3.07%) Capacity Planning
17 196 (3.07%) Business Continuity
18 192 (3.01%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 903 (14.14%) SQL
2 214 (3.35%) Java
3 198 (3.10%) PowerShell
4 173 (2.71%) Perl
5 135 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 124 (1.94%) Python
7 118 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 111 (1.74%) C
9 69 (1.08%) Ruby
10 59 (0.92%) PHP
11 48 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 45 (0.70%) VBScript
13 31 (0.49%) C#
14 29 (0.45%) VBA
15 27 (0.42%) VB
16 25 (0.39%) C++
17 21 (0.33%) Shell Script
18 14 (0.22%) PL/SQL
18 14 (0.22%) R
19 13 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2123 (33.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1283 (20.10%) CCNA
3 1171 (18.34%) CCNP
4 696 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 512 (8.02%) Degree
6 434 (6.80%) MCSE
7 424 (6.64%) Security Cleared
8 364 (5.70%) CCIE
9 330 (5.17%) SC Cleared
10 213 (3.34%) MCP
11 195 (3.05%) CCDP
12 194 (3.04%) MCITP
13 184 (2.88%) MCSA
14 174 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
15 160 (2.51%) CISSP
16 159 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 154 (2.41%) CCSA
18 117 (1.83%) MCTS
19 102 (1.60%) CCSE
20 98 (1.54%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 583 (9.13%) SLA
2 170 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 138 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 62 (0.97%) ISO 9001
5 36 (0.56%) COBIT
6 34 (0.53%) QA
7 23 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.11%) TickIT
9 5 (0.078%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.063%) HL7
10 4 (0.063%) DICOM
11 2 (0.031%) BS7799
11 2 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.031%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.016%) JTAG
12 1 (0.016%) BS25999
12 1 (0.016%) BS15000
System Software
1 1782 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 1370 (21.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 654 (10.24%) Hyper-V
4 345 (5.40%) XenApp
5 277 (4.34%) vSphere
6 161 (2.52%) XenServer
7 155 (2.43%) VMware ESX
8 142 (2.22%) NFS
9 135 (2.11%) XenDesktop
9 135 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
10 134 (2.10%) SRDF
11 103 (1.61%) Terminal Services
12 89 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
13 78 (1.22%) Terminal Server
14 68 (1.07%) Xen
15 46 (0.72%) KVM
16 43 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 35 (0.55%) VMware Server
18 33 (0.52%) Samba
19 30 (0.47%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 288 (4.51%) SCCM
2 139 (2.18%) WSUS
3 130 (2.04%) SCOM
4 116 (1.82%) Nagios
5 106 (1.66%) Cisco Prime
6 98 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 82 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 73 (1.14%) Puppet
9 61 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
10 51 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
11 48 (0.75%) Salt
12 44 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
13 42 (0.66%) FortiGate
14 40 (0.63%) Ansible
15 38 (0.60%) ZABBIX
16 37 (0.58%) Cisco LMS
17 36 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
17 36 (0.56%) Icinga
18 35 (0.55%) OpenView
19 34 (0.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3458 (54.17%) Cisco
2 2105 (32.97%) Microsoft
3 1966 (30.80%) VMware
4 1127 (17.65%) Citrix
5 874 (13.69%) CheckPoint
6 839 (13.14%) Juniper
7 820 (12.84%) HP
8 589 (9.23%) F5
9 419 (6.56%) NetApp
10 366 (5.73%) Oracle
11 321 (5.03%) Avaya
12 278 (4.35%) SolarWinds
13 266 (4.17%) EMC
14 251 (3.93%) IBM
15 237 (3.71%) Dell
16 191 (2.99%) Red Hat
17 189 (2.96%) Riverbed
18 161 (2.52%) Fortinet
19 154 (2.41%) Apple
20 147 (2.30%) Intel
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 80% Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Atos
Salary: Competive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago