The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 114 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2604 2517 2790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.42% 2.47% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.78% 13.41% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2161 2144 2378
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18891 18773 19872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.55% 18.43% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15248 15227 16649
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -11 1033 £50,000 - 112
South East -16 590 £42,500 +13.33% 60
East of England +36 228 £37,500 -11.76% 39
Yorkshire +11 219 £40,000 +8.10% 24
West Midlands +12 155 £34,000 +3.03% 24
South West +1 154 £35,750 +2.14% 19
North West -10 123 £30,000 +1.69% 24
East Midlands -14 87 £45,500 +10.97% 15
North East -18 4 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Midlands +2 2 - -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4635 (84.69%) LAN
2 2953 (53.96%) Cisco
3 2642 (48.27%) Windows
4 2257 (41.24%) Firewall
5 1753 (32.03%) Microsoft
6 1699 (31.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1592 (29.09%) VMware
8 1498 (27.37%) Active Directory
9 1302 (23.79%) TCP/IP
10 1294 (23.64%) VPN
11 1220 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 1180 (21.56%) DNS
13 1129 (20.63%) ITIL
14 1066 (19.48%) CCNP
15 1060 (19.37%) MS Exchange
16 996 (18.20%) CCNA
17 975 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
18 962 (17.58%) SAN
19 937 (17.12%) MS Excel
20 915 (16.72%) Citrix
21 902 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
22 895 (16.35%) MPLS
23 861 (15.73%) Finance
24 859 (15.70%) DHCP
25 853 (15.59%) CheckPoint
26 805 (14.71%) Linux
27 791 (14.45%) VoIP
28 747 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
29 743 (13.58%) SQL Server
30 726 (13.27%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1060 (19.37%) MS Exchange
2 502 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 325 (5.94%) SharePoint
4 312 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 296 (5.41%) IIS
6 239 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 212 (3.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 169 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 169 (3.09%) Lync
9 145 (2.65%) Apache
10 112 (2.05%) Tomcat
11 97 (1.77%) WebSphere
12 66 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
13 47 (0.86%) IBM Notes
14 44 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
15 43 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
16 33 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
17 27 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
18 25 (0.46%) NetWeaver
19 21 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 937 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 576 (10.52%) MS Office
3 73 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 69 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.40%) MS Project
6 7 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 7 (0.13%) FastStats
7 4 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.037%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.44%) RMDS
3 19 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.22%) Eikon
5 12 (0.22%) Front Arena
6 11 (0.20%) Movex
7 10 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 10 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
7 10 (0.18%) Summit
7 10 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.073%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.073%) Visualfiles
10 4 (0.073%) Compiere
10 4 (0.073%) Line 500
11 3 (0.055%) AWD
11 3 (0.055%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 116 (2.12%) Office 365
2 80 (1.46%) IaaS
3 74 (1.35%) SaaS
4 62 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (0.84%) PaaS
6 32 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (0.57%) Google Apps
8 24 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (0.11%) Joyent
10 2 (0.037%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.018%) Trello
11 1 (0.018%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4635 (84.69%) LAN
2 2257 (41.24%) Firewall
3 1302 (23.79%) TCP/IP
4 1294 (23.64%) VPN
5 1180 (21.56%) DNS
6 962 (17.58%) SAN
7 895 (16.35%) MPLS
8 859 (15.70%) DHCP
9 791 (14.45%) VoIP
10 663 (12.11%) Wireless
11 630 (11.51%) BGP
12 598 (10.93%) Network Security
13 553 (10.10%) Internet
14 544 (9.94%) OSPF
15 541 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
16 421 (7.69%) VLAN
17 354 (6.47%) EIGRP
18 276 (5.04%) SSL
19 273 (4.99%) Ethernet
20 268 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 743 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 150 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 137 (2.50%) MySQL
4 99 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 63 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 61 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 48 (0.88%) DB2
8 45 (0.82%) Big Data
9 43 (0.79%) HBase
10 37 (0.68%) Mahout
10 37 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
11 35 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
11 35 (0.64%) Oracle Database
12 34 (0.62%) NoSQL
13 33 (0.60%) MongoDB
14 32 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
15 29 (0.53%) MarkLogic
15 29 (0.53%) Couchbase
15 29 (0.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (0.44%) LoadRunner
2 20 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 18 (0.33%) Subversion
4 17 (0.31%) JIRA
4 17 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 16 (0.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 14 (0.26%) Hudson
7 13 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (0.18%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.13%) Metasploit
12 6 (0.11%) JUnit
13 5 (0.091%) Maven
14 4 (0.073%) FitNesse
14 4 (0.073%) Selenium
15 3 (0.055%) WebLOAD
16 2 (0.037%) Bugzilla
16 2 (0.037%) MSI
General
1 861 (15.73%) Finance
2 524 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 166 (3.03%) Banking
4 156 (2.85%) Retail
5 147 (2.69%) Law
6 106 (1.94%) Legal
7 88 (1.61%) Marketing
8 78 (1.43%) Advertising
9 56 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 42 (0.77%) French Language
11 36 (0.66%) Back Office
12 34 (0.62%) Games
13 30 (0.55%) Publishing
14 24 (0.44%) Electronics
14 24 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.40%) Billing
16 18 (0.33%) Spanish Language
17 16 (0.29%) Italian Language
18 15 (0.27%) German Language
19 13 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1302 (23.79%) Network Engineer
2 929 (16.97%) Analyst
3 502 (9.17%) Support Engineer
4 428 (7.82%) Architect
5 410 (7.49%) Support Analyst
6 324 (5.92%) Senior Network Engineer
7 310 (5.66%) Consultant
8 294 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 286 (5.23%) Network Analyst
10 258 (4.71%) Administrator
11 231 (4.22%) Network Support
12 218 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
13 216 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
14 198 (3.62%) Project Manager
15 190 (3.47%) IT Support
16 179 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
17 166 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
18 163 (2.98%) Security Engineer
19 156 (2.85%) Infrastructure Manager
20 136 (2.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (1.63%) .NET
2 66 (1.21%) Middleware
3 60 (1.10%) SOAP
4 53 (0.97%) Web Services
5 43 (0.79%) HTML
6 42 (0.77%) XML
7 37 (0.68%) MapReduce
8 27 (0.49%) LAMP
9 25 (0.46%) SAP Basis
10 23 (0.42%) COM
11 17 (0.31%) ASP.NET
12 16 (0.29%) CSS
13 15 (0.27%) XSLT
13 15 (0.27%) Rendezvous
14 13 (0.24%) WSH
15 9 (0.16%) Application Packaging
16 8 (0.15%) WinForms
16 8 (0.15%) ODBC
17 7 (0.13%) JSON
17 7 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 321 (5.87%) Blackberry
2 198 (3.62%) Management Information System
3 175 (3.20%) Clustering
4 141 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 122 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
6 85 (1.55%) Replication
7 77 (1.41%) SecurID
8 70 (1.28%) Statistics
9 63 (1.15%) Open Source
10 62 (1.13%) Firmware
11 61 (1.11%) Hedge funds
12 57 (1.04%) iPhone
13 54 (0.99%) Mathematics
14 52 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
15 47 (0.86%) Visualisation
16 46 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
17 43 (0.79%) Thin Client
17 43 (0.79%) Client/Server
17 43 (0.79%) Fat Client
18 32 (0.58%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2642 (48.27%) Windows
2 1220 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 902 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 805 (14.71%) Linux
5 607 (11.09%) Windows 7
6 517 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 399 (7.29%) UNIX
8 371 (6.78%) Windows XP
9 253 (4.62%) Windows 8
10 153 (2.80%) Solaris
11 122 (2.23%) Android
12 105 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 71 (1.30%) Windows Vista
14 50 (0.91%) VMS
15 47 (0.86%) Windows Phone
16 45 (0.82%) CentOS
17 42 (0.77%) AIX
18 39 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
19 34 (0.62%) Mac OS X
20 32 (0.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1129 (20.63%) ITIL
2 446 (8.15%) Project Management
3 392 (7.16%) Load Balancing
4 386 (7.05%) Network Design
5 367 (6.71%) Network Management
6 281 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 280 (5.12%) Change Management
8 264 (4.82%) Service Delivery
9 250 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 215 (3.93%) Incident Management
11 209 (3.82%) Service Management
12 181 (3.31%) E-Commerce
13 164 (3.00%) Network Monitoring
14 163 (2.98%) Information Security
15 157 (2.87%) Migration
16 141 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
17 125 (2.28%) Change Control
18 121 (2.21%) Network Architecture
19 116 (2.12%) WAN Optimisation
20 113 (2.06%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 676 (12.35%) SQL
2 136 (2.48%) PowerShell
3 131 (2.39%) Java
4 104 (1.90%) Perl
5 84 (1.53%) Python
6 74 (1.35%) C
7 54 (0.99%) VB
8 48 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 40 (0.73%) C#
10 33 (0.60%) JavaScript
11 32 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 27 (0.49%) C++
13 25 (0.46%) PHP
14 15 (0.27%) Ruby
14 15 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 15 (0.27%) VBScript
15 8 (0.15%) R
15 8 (0.15%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.091%) VBA
17 4 (0.073%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1699 (31.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1066 (19.48%) CCNP
3 996 (18.20%) CCNA
4 747 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 557 (10.18%) Degree
6 483 (8.83%) MCSE
7 305 (5.57%) CCIE
8 246 (4.49%) Security Cleared
9 228 (4.17%) MCITP
10 212 (3.87%) MCSA
11 182 (3.33%) MCP
12 178 (3.25%) SC Cleared
13 167 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 135 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
15 120 (2.19%) CCSE
15 120 (2.19%) CCDP
15 120 (2.19%) CCSA
16 98 (1.79%) CCSP
17 96 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 73 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (7.60%) SLA
2 144 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 90 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 76 (1.39%) QA
5 24 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.33%) COBIT
8 6 (0.11%) BS7799
9 5 (0.091%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.037%) HL7
10 2 (0.037%) MiFID
11 1 (0.018%) DICOM
11 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1498 (27.37%) Active Directory
2 975 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 462 (8.44%) Hyper-V
4 296 (5.41%) XenApp
5 268 (4.90%) vSphere
6 182 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 120 (2.19%) Terminal Services
8 113 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
9 106 (1.94%) XenDesktop
10 80 (1.46%) XenServer
11 74 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 56 (1.02%) MetaFrame
13 53 (0.97%) NFS
14 48 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
15 42 (0.77%) SRDF
16 40 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
16 40 (0.73%) Snort
17 38 (0.69%) Xen
17 38 (0.69%) Terminal Server
18 31 (0.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 196 (3.58%) SCCM
2 170 (3.11%) Backup Exec
3 115 (2.10%) CiscoWorks
4 96 (1.75%) SCOM
5 84 (1.53%) WSUS
6 75 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 69 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
8 68 (1.24%) Nagios
9 62 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
10 60 (1.10%) HP NNM
11 57 (1.04%) OpenView
12 46 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
13 44 (0.80%) Puppet
14 43 (0.79%) NetBackup
15 32 (0.58%) Cacti
16 29 (0.53%) Ambari
16 29 (0.53%) Oozie
16 29 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
17 27 (0.49%) ARCserve
17 27 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2953 (53.96%) Cisco
2 1753 (32.03%) Microsoft
3 1592 (29.09%) VMware
4 915 (16.72%) Citrix
5 853 (15.59%) CheckPoint
6 726 (13.27%) HP
7 685 (12.52%) Juniper
8 472 (8.62%) F5
9 309 (5.65%) Oracle
10 277 (5.06%) NetApp
11 253 (4.62%) Dell
12 239 (4.37%) SolarWinds
13 220 (4.02%) EMC
14 196 (3.58%) Symantec
15 170 (3.11%) Riverbed
16 164 (3.00%) McAfee
17 155 (2.83%) Red Hat
18 150 (2.74%) IBM
19 145 (2.65%) Avaya
20 118 (2.16%) Blue Coat
North London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 39 minutes ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woodbridge, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago