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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
UK / England
Rank 120 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
-30 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1974 2904 3158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.51% 3.04% 3.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.40% 17.67% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 2521 2666
Median salary £42,925 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
12817 16434 18093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.29% 17.20% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10513 13808 14758
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -14 692 £55,000 +4.76% 80
South East -28 442 £41,375 -10.05% 42
East of England -35 168 £41,000 -3.52% 18
West Midlands -21 159 £40,000 -5.88% 37
South West -1 153 £30,250 -19.33% 14
North West -10 146 £40,000 +14.28% 30
Yorkshire +37 132 £35,000 -16.66% 14
East Midlands +6 83 £44,000 +10.00% 11
North East +6 5 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Midlands +15 3 £60,000 +60.00%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 3886 (84.31%) LAN
2 2584 (56.06%) Cisco
3 2172 (47.13%) Firewall
4 1847 (40.07%) Windows
5 1669 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
6 1382 (29.98%) VMware
7 1343 (29.14%) Active Directory
8 1314 (28.51%) Microsoft
9 1094 (23.74%) CCNP
10 1078 (23.39%) VPN
11 1069 (23.19%) Data Centre
12 1033 (22.41%) TCP/IP
13 1032 (22.39%) Windows Server
14 1004 (21.78%) DNS
15 980 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 949 (20.59%) ITIL
17 925 (20.07%) CCNA
18 846 (18.36%) MPLS
19 758 (16.45%) DHCP
20 741 (16.08%) Wireless
21 717 (15.56%) OSPF
22 705 (15.30%) BGP
23 702 (15.23%) Linux
24 700 (15.19%) Finance
25 696 (15.10%) Network Security
26 678 (14.71%) Juniper
27 656 (14.23%) VoIP
28 631 (13.69%) MS Exchange
29 596 (12.93%) SAN
30 585 (12.69%) 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
1 631 (13.69%) MS Exchange
2 262 (5.68%) IIS
3 219 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 176 (3.82%) SharePoint
5 166 (3.60%) Skype for Business
6 134 (2.91%) Apache
7 128 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 116 (2.52%) Tomcat
9 94 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 72 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 61 (1.32%) WebSphere
12 57 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
13 47 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 39 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 31 (0.67%) DataSynapse
16 24 (0.52%) IBM Notes
16 24 (0.52%) WebLogic
17 23 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
18 21 (0.46%) OpenStack
19 17 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 529 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 402 (8.72%) MS Office
3 73 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.043%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 31 (0.67%) RMDS
2 17 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.28%) assyst
5 6 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.13%) Infor CRM
6 5 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
6 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.065%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.065%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.043%) Line 500
8 2 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.043%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.022%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.022%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.022%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.022%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.022%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 362 (7.85%) Office 365
2 253 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 251 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 77 (1.67%) SaaS
5 65 (1.41%) IaaS
6 55 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 50 (1.08%) PaaS
8 24 (0.52%) Mimecast
9 21 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.26%) Slack
13 10 (0.22%) G Suite
14 9 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.13%) OneDrive
17 5 (0.11%) GitHub
17 5 (0.11%) iPaaS
17 5 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3886 (84.31%) LAN
2 2172 (47.13%) Firewall
3 1078 (23.39%) VPN
4 1033 (22.41%) TCP/IP
5 1004 (21.78%) DNS
6 846 (18.36%) MPLS
7 758 (16.45%) DHCP
8 741 (16.08%) Wireless
9 717 (15.56%) OSPF
10 705 (15.30%) BGP
11 696 (15.10%) Network Security
12 656 (14.23%) VoIP
13 596 (12.93%) SAN
14 566 (12.28%) VLAN
15 468 (10.15%) Cisco ASA
16 403 (8.74%) Cisco Nexus
17 359 (7.79%) Wi-Fi
18 350 (7.59%) WLAN
19 344 (7.46%) Internet
20 287 (6.23%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 75 (1.63%) MySQL
3 63 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 46 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (0.89%) HBase
7 33 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (0.43%) DB2
9 18 (0.39%) Relational Database
9 18 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (0.37%) OLAP
10 17 (0.37%) OLTP
10 17 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 16 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
12 15 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (0.20%) Big Data
16 8 (0.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 31 (0.67%) JIRA
3 15 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.22%) Subversion
6 7 (0.15%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.087%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.065%) Maven
10 2 (0.043%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.043%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.022%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.022%) git-flow
11 1 (0.022%) Grunt
11 1 (0.022%) gulp
11 1 (0.022%) JMeter
11 1 (0.022%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.022%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.022%) webpack
General
1 700 (15.19%) Finance
2 566 (12.28%) Telecoms
3 186 (4.04%) Retail
4 98 (2.13%) Banking
5 86 (1.87%) Legal
6 83 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 83 (1.80%) Marketing
7 41 (0.89%) Back Office
8 40 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 32 (0.69%) Law
10 31 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 29 (0.63%) Publishing
12 27 (0.59%) Electronics
13 25 (0.54%) Games
13 25 (0.54%) Spanish Language
14 21 (0.46%) French Language
15 18 (0.39%) Billing
16 16 (0.35%) Advertising
16 16 (0.35%) German Language
17 14 (0.30%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1340 (29.07%) Network Engineer
2 549 (11.91%) Analyst
3 514 (11.15%) Support Engineer
4 382 (8.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 374 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 372 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 363 (7.88%) Architect
8 339 (7.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 274 (5.94%) IT Support
10 270 (5.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 252 (5.47%) Support Analyst
12 248 (5.38%) Administrator
13 214 (4.64%) IT Engineer
14 205 (4.45%) 2nd Line Support
15 187 (4.06%) Consultant
16 179 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
17 166 (3.60%) Network Analyst
17 166 (3.60%) Security Engineer
18 163 (3.54%) Network Support
19 156 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (2.60%) Web Services
2 86 (1.87%) 802.1X
3 85 (1.84%) Middleware
4 59 (1.28%) HTML
5 52 (1.13%) .NET
6 43 (0.93%) XML
7 34 (0.74%) XSLT
8 31 (0.67%) Rendezvous
8 31 (0.67%) Ultra Messaging
9 22 (0.48%) LAMP
10 14 (0.30%) Flash
11 13 (0.28%) REST
12 11 (0.24%) Regular Expression
13 10 (0.22%) Unreal Engine
14 9 (0.20%) CSS
14 9 (0.20%) EDI
15 7 (0.15%) MAPI
15 7 (0.15%) SOAP
16 6 (0.13%) ASP.NET
16 6 (0.13%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 1069 (23.19%) Data Centre
2 269 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 215 (4.66%) Driving Licence
4 160 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 132 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 110 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 74 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 61 (1.32%) Blackberry
8 61 (1.32%) NHS
9 60 (1.30%) Public Cloud
10 54 (1.17%) PKI
11 50 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
12 48 (1.04%) Clustering
13 46 (1.00%) Client/Server
14 44 (0.95%) iPad
15 41 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
16 37 (0.80%) BYOD
16 37 (0.80%) Replication
17 32 (0.69%) Smartphone
18 30 (0.65%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1847 (40.07%) Windows
2 1032 (22.39%) Windows Server
3 702 (15.23%) Linux
4 585 (12.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 521 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 393 (8.53%) Windows 7
7 234 (5.08%) Unix
8 208 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 193 (4.19%) Windows 8
10 188 (4.08%) Windows 10
11 117 (2.54%) Solaris
12 83 (1.80%) CentOS
13 73 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 58 (1.26%) Windows XP
15 57 (1.24%) Mac OS X
16 51 (1.11%) Android
17 42 (0.91%) Ubuntu
18 27 (0.59%) Apple iOS
19 25 (0.54%) Windows Vista
20 20 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 949 (20.59%) ITIL
2 382 (8.29%) Network Design
3 345 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 314 (6.81%) Presales
5 291 (6.31%) Project Management
6 284 (6.16%) Load Balancing
7 262 (5.68%) Network Management
8 251 (5.45%) Service Management
9 237 (5.14%) Change Management
10 224 (4.86%) Service Delivery
11 223 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
12 221 (4.79%) High Availability
12 221 (4.79%) Migration
13 218 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
14 208 (4.51%) Mentoring
15 202 (4.38%) PRINCE2
16 186 (4.04%) Problem Management
17 166 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
18 147 (3.19%) Business Continuity
19 144 (3.12%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 359 (7.79%) SQL
2 185 (4.01%) PowerShell
3 116 (2.52%) Python
4 95 (2.06%) Bash Shell
5 89 (1.93%) Java
6 79 (1.71%) Perl
7 63 (1.37%) C
8 41 (0.89%) JavaScript
9 30 (0.65%) VB
10 25 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 24 (0.52%) PHP
12 19 (0.41%) VBScript
13 18 (0.39%) C#
13 18 (0.39%) Lua
14 14 (0.30%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.26%) Ruby
16 7 (0.15%) VBA
17 5 (0.11%) C++
18 4 (0.087%) COBOL
18 4 (0.087%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1669 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
2 1094 (23.74%) CCNP
3 925 (20.07%) CCNA
4 447 (9.70%) Degree
5 443 (9.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 326 (7.07%) CCIE
7 304 (6.60%) MCSE
8 227 (4.93%) Security Cleared
9 165 (3.58%) SC Cleared
10 152 (3.30%) MCSA
11 141 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
12 133 (2.89%) MCP
13 114 (2.47%) CCDP
14 81 (1.76%) DV Cleared
14 81 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 80 (1.74%) MCITP
16 78 (1.69%) CISSP
17 64 (1.39%) CCSE
18 63 (1.37%) CCSA
19 48 (1.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (6.99%) SLA
2 112 (2.43%) PCI DSS
3 69 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (0.59%) QA
6 9 (0.20%) ISO27002
7 8 (0.17%) PMBOK
8 7 (0.15%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.11%) COBIT
9 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.043%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.022%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.022%) GPG13
11 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.022%) SDET
11 1 (0.022%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1343 (29.14%) Active Directory
2 980 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 540 (11.72%) Hyper-V
4 170 (3.69%) vSphere
5 126 (2.73%) XenApp
6 113 (2.45%) VMware ESX
7 81 (1.76%) Xen
8 79 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
9 76 (1.65%) NFS
10 74 (1.61%) KVM
10 74 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
11 59 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
11 59 (1.28%) SRDF
11 59 (1.28%) Terminal Services
12 52 (1.13%) XenDesktop
13 35 (0.76%) XenServer
14 31 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
15 26 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 26 (0.56%) ProxySG
16 18 (0.39%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 196 (4.25%) SCCM
2 117 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
3 115 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 107 (2.32%) Puppet
5 94 (2.04%) Nagios
6 89 (1.93%) SCOM
7 63 (1.37%) FortiGate
8 58 (1.26%) WSUS
9 57 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
10 42 (0.91%) Ansible
11 39 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
12 38 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
13 37 (0.80%) Backup Exec
14 29 (0.63%) Juniper STRM
15 25 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
16 24 (0.52%) Nessus
16 24 (0.52%) ZABBIX
17 22 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
18 20 (0.43%) vMotion
19 19 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2584 (56.06%) Cisco
2 1382 (29.98%) VMware
3 1314 (28.51%) Microsoft
4 678 (14.71%) Juniper
5 543 (11.78%) CheckPoint
6 448 (9.72%) Citrix
7 422 (9.16%) HP
8 416 (9.03%) F5
9 346 (7.51%) Palo Alto
10 246 (5.34%) SolarWinds
11 228 (4.95%) NetApp
12 210 (4.56%) Oracle
13 206 (4.47%) Avaya
13 206 (4.47%) Fortinet
14 158 (3.43%) Riverbed
15 145 (3.15%) EMC
16 119 (2.58%) Mitel
17 112 (2.43%) Dell
18 101 (2.19%) Brocade
19 87 (1.89%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Training budget per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + travel allowance, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benfits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Middlesex
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + MORE
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago