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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 106 89 130
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +41
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2532 3306 2741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.79% 3.20% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.28% 18.36% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2135 2785 2329
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
15549 18011 19873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.12% 17.42% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13050 14753 15945
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -18 880 £55,000 +4.76% 90
South East -22 642 £45,000 +5.88% 62
West Midlands +8 224 £37,500 +4.16% 28
East of England 0 198 £40,000 - 21
Yorkshire -8 156 £40,000 -4.76% 15
South West -16 155 £33,000 -16.45% 17
North West +27 137 £39,000 +0.64% 26
East Midlands -12 119 £42,500 -10.52% 15
North East +12 26 £33,500 -9.45% 3
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 4599 (84.66%) LAN
2 3026 (55.71%) Cisco
3 2661 (48.99%) Firewall
4 2297 (42.29%) Windows
5 1988 (36.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1673 (30.80%) Microsoft
6 1673 (30.80%) VMware
7 1577 (29.03%) Active Directory
8 1518 (27.95%) VPN
9 1327 (24.43%) CCNP
10 1297 (23.88%) Windows Server
11 1269 (23.36%) ITIL
12 1231 (22.66%) TCP/IP
13 1142 (21.02%) CCNA
14 1120 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1021 (18.80%) Linux
16 997 (18.35%) Data Centre
17 971 (17.88%) MPLS
18 936 (17.23%) Wireless
19 912 (16.79%) DNS
20 907 (16.70%) MS Exchange
21 891 (16.40%) VoIP
22 872 (16.05%) Juniper
23 783 (14.41%) SAN
24 777 (14.30%) Citrix
25 770 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
26 769 (14.16%) Network Security
27 764 (14.06%) Finance
28 739 (13.60%) MS Excel
29 734 (13.51%) Cisco ASA

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
1 907 (16.70%) MS Exchange
2 440 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 316 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 233 (4.29%) Skype for Business
5 225 (4.14%) IIS
6 222 (4.09%) SharePoint
7 150 (2.76%) Apache
8 143 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 96 (1.77%) Tomcat
10 77 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 61 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 48 (0.88%) JBoss
13 35 (0.64%) OpenStack
14 32 (0.59%) WebSphere
15 28 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
16 20 (0.37%) CMS
16 20 (0.37%) Confluence
16 20 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (0.33%) IBM Notes
18 17 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 739 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 538 (9.90%) MS Office
3 170 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 43 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (0.48%) MS Project
6 9 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.11%) Revit
9 1 (0.018%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 43 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 38 (0.70%) assyst
3 33 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 32 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.11%) Infor M3
7 6 (0.11%) RMDS
8 4 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.055%) JDE World
10 2 (0.037%) Hi Portfolio
10 2 (0.037%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 2 (0.037%) Line 500
10 2 (0.037%) Magento
10 2 (0.037%) Sage 1000
10 2 (0.037%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.018%) Line 50
11 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.018%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 414 (7.62%) Office 365
2 244 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 230 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (1.75%) IaaS
5 52 (0.96%) PaaS
5 52 (0.96%) SaaS
6 45 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (0.77%) Mimecast
8 22 (0.41%) Google Apps
8 22 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (0.24%) Yammer
10 8 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.092%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.074%) GitHub
14 2 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.037%) Nimbula
14 2 (0.037%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4599 (84.66%) LAN
2 2661 (48.99%) Firewall
3 1518 (27.95%) VPN
4 1231 (22.66%) TCP/IP
5 971 (17.88%) MPLS
6 936 (17.23%) Wireless
7 912 (16.79%) DNS
8 891 (16.40%) VoIP
9 783 (14.41%) SAN
10 769 (14.16%) Network Security
11 734 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
12 707 (13.02%) BGP
13 678 (12.48%) DHCP
14 673 (12.39%) OSPF
15 472 (8.69%) VLAN
16 459 (8.45%) Internet
17 410 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
18 381 (7.01%) EIGRP
19 362 (6.66%) SSL
20 328 (6.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 110 (2.03%) MySQL
3 72 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 46 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (0.42%) Relational Database
10 22 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (0.37%) NoSQL
12 19 (0.35%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.31%) Big Data
13 17 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (0.28%) DB2
15 14 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (0.20%) MongoDB
16 11 (0.20%) OLAP
17 10 (0.18%) OLTP
17 10 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 44 (0.81%) JIRA
2 41 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 22 (0.41%) Travis CI
4 19 (0.35%) LoadRunner
5 17 (0.31%) Selenium
6 16 (0.29%) Cucumber
6 16 (0.29%) JUnit
6 16 (0.29%) SpecFlow
7 14 (0.26%) TestNG
7 14 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 11 (0.20%) Git (software)
9 10 (0.18%) Subversion
10 6 (0.11%) Metasploit
11 5 (0.092%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.092%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.074%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.074%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.055%) Liquibase
13 3 (0.055%) PeopleTools
13 3 (0.055%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 764 (14.06%) Finance
2 673 (12.39%) Telecoms
3 157 (2.89%) Retail
4 148 (2.72%) Banking
5 114 (2.10%) Manufacturing
6 111 (2.04%) Legal
7 91 (1.68%) Marketing
8 73 (1.34%) Back Office
9 61 (1.12%) Law
10 54 (0.99%) Games
11 48 (0.88%) Electronics
12 41 (0.75%) Advertising
13 38 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 32 (0.59%) Investment Banking
15 31 (0.57%) French Language
15 31 (0.57%) Publishing
16 26 (0.48%) German Language
17 16 (0.29%) Multimedia
18 14 (0.26%) Billing
19 12 (0.22%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1453 (26.75%) Network Engineer
2 785 (14.45%) Analyst
3 674 (12.41%) Support Engineer
4 518 (9.54%) Cisco Engineer
5 483 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 469 (8.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 399 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
8 294 (5.41%) Architect
9 286 (5.27%) Support Analyst
10 283 (5.21%) Consultant
11 263 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 254 (4.68%) IT Support
13 253 (4.66%) IT Engineer
14 249 (4.58%) Network Support
15 237 (4.36%) Administrator
16 234 (4.31%) Security Engineer
17 231 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support
18 222 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
19 210 (3.87%) Network Analyst
20 194 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (2.08%) Web Services
2 112 (2.06%) 802.1X
3 67 (1.23%) .NET
4 59 (1.09%) Middleware
5 45 (0.83%) XMPP
6 32 (0.59%) XML
7 31 (0.57%) LAMP
8 18 (0.33%) Regular Expression
9 16 (0.29%) JDBC
10 14 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
10 14 (0.26%) HTML
10 14 (0.26%) SOAP
11 11 (0.20%) CSS
12 10 (0.18%) J2EE
12 10 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (0.18%) ZeroMQ
13 9 (0.17%) REST
13 9 (0.17%) Ultra Messaging
14 8 (0.15%) COM
14 8 (0.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 997 (18.35%) Data Centre
2 297 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 234 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 144 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 142 (2.61%) Driving Licence
6 135 (2.49%) Blackberry
7 131 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
8 120 (2.21%) Replication
9 92 (1.69%) IVR
10 89 (1.64%) Clustering
11 87 (1.60%) Fat Client
11 87 (1.60%) Thin Client
12 78 (1.44%) iPad
13 65 (1.20%) iPhone
14 62 (1.14%) EqualLogic
15 60 (1.10%) Statistics
16 58 (1.07%) Private Cloud
16 58 (1.07%) Virtual Team
17 50 (0.92%) Client/Server
18 47 (0.87%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2297 (42.29%) Windows
2 1297 (23.88%) Windows Server
3 1021 (18.80%) Linux
4 770 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 687 (12.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 535 (9.85%) Windows 7
7 281 (5.17%) Unix
8 252 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 207 (3.81%) Windows 8
10 179 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 178 (3.28%) Windows 10
12 115 (2.12%) Windows XP
13 110 (2.03%) Android
14 92 (1.69%) CentOS
15 70 (1.29%) Solaris
16 50 (0.92%) Windows Vista
17 47 (0.87%) Ubuntu
18 41 (0.75%) Mac OS X
19 32 (0.59%) Mac OS
20 21 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1269 (23.36%) ITIL
2 421 (7.75%) Load Balancing
3 410 (7.55%) Network Design
3 410 (7.55%) Project Management
4 340 (6.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 330 (6.08%) Presales
6 311 (5.73%) Network Monitoring
6 311 (5.73%) Service Delivery
7 289 (5.32%) Network Management
8 281 (5.17%) Change Management
9 244 (4.49%) PRINCE2
10 220 (4.05%) Service Management
11 200 (3.68%) High Availability
12 198 (3.65%) Capacity Planning
13 197 (3.63%) Incident Management
14 194 (3.57%) Mentoring
15 190 (3.50%) Change Control
16 181 (3.33%) Information Security
17 178 (3.28%) Migration
18 159 (2.93%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 567 (10.44%) SQL
2 235 (4.33%) PowerShell
3 155 (2.85%) Python
4 131 (2.41%) C
5 120 (2.21%) Bash Shell
6 117 (2.15%) Perl
7 89 (1.64%) Java
8 82 (1.51%) Ruby
9 56 (1.03%) PHP
10 54 (0.99%) C#
11 47 (0.87%) C++
12 39 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 28 (0.52%) VB
14 22 (0.41%) T-SQL
15 20 (0.37%) JavaScript
16 12 (0.22%) VBScript
17 11 (0.20%) VBA
18 7 (0.13%) Tcl
19 4 (0.074%) Korn
20 3 (0.055%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1988 (36.60%) Cisco Certification
2 1327 (24.43%) CCNP
3 1142 (21.02%) CCNA
4 571 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 417 (7.68%) Degree
6 415 (7.64%) CCIE
7 374 (6.89%) Security Cleared
8 364 (6.70%) MCSE
9 302 (5.56%) SC Cleared
10 234 (4.31%) MCSA
11 200 (3.68%) CCDP
12 168 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 156 (2.87%) CCSA
14 139 (2.56%) MCITP
15 131 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
16 128 (2.36%) DV Cleared
17 126 (2.32%) CISSP
18 124 (2.28%) JNCIA
19 121 (2.23%) MCP
20 116 (2.14%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 501 (9.22%) SLA
2 200 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 103 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 35 (0.64%) QA
5 32 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.22%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.18%) DICOM
9 9 (0.17%) COBIT
10 8 (0.15%) RMADS
11 4 (0.074%) ISO27002
11 4 (0.074%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.055%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.055%) HL7
12 3 (0.055%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.037%) GPG13
13 2 (0.037%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.037%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.018%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1577 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 1120 (20.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 520 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 323 (5.95%) vSphere
5 273 (5.03%) XenApp
6 149 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
7 116 (2.14%) XenDesktop
8 107 (1.97%) Terminal Services
9 88 (1.62%) VMware ESX
10 67 (1.23%) VMware Server
11 65 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
12 61 (1.12%) XenServer
13 60 (1.10%) Xen
14 55 (1.01%) NFS
15 48 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
16 40 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
17 30 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 26 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
19 25 (0.46%) Docker
19 25 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 211 (3.88%) SCCM
2 135 (2.49%) SCOM
3 102 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 99 (1.82%) Puppet
5 82 (1.51%) Backup Exec
6 76 (1.40%) Nagios
7 74 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
8 72 (1.33%) FortiGate
9 63 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
10 61 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
11 58 (1.07%) Ansible
12 53 (0.98%) Cacti
13 43 (0.79%) WSUS
14 41 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
15 35 (0.64%) Nessus
16 32 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
16 32 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
17 25 (0.46%) Foglight
17 25 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
18 24 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3026 (55.71%) Cisco
2 1673 (30.80%) Microsoft
2 1673 (30.80%) VMware
3 872 (16.05%) Juniper
4 777 (14.30%) Citrix
5 714 (13.14%) CheckPoint
6 568 (10.46%) HP
7 553 (10.18%) F5
8 298 (5.49%) SolarWinds
9 276 (5.08%) Palo Alto
10 261 (4.80%) Avaya
11 237 (4.36%) Oracle
12 225 (4.14%) NetApp
13 222 (4.09%) Dell
14 194 (3.57%) EMC
15 178 (3.28%) Red Hat
16 175 (3.22%) Riverbed
17 168 (3.09%) Fortinet
18 133 (2.45%) IBM
19 116 (2.14%) Veeam
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Havant, Hampshire
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Fareham, Hampshire
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