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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 116 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2686 2549 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.46% 2.51% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.88% 13.62% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 2160 2415
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,100 £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
19356 18721 19977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.71% 18.40% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15613 15114 16710
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 30 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 30 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 -10 1063 £50,000 - 119
South East -19 586 £42,500 +13.33% 53
Yorkshire +25 236 £40,000 +7.38% 30
East of England +42 235 £37,500 -13.79% 29
South West +10 169 £35,000 - 27
West Midlands +6 161 £34,500 -8.00% 29
North West +1 129 £30,000 +1.69% 13
East Midlands -16 90 £45,000 +11.11% 17
North East -17 5 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Midlands +3 2 - -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 4651 (84.55%) LAN
2 2952 (53.66%) Cisco
3 2668 (48.50%) Windows
4 2268 (41.23%) Firewall
5 1762 (32.03%) Microsoft
6 1708 (31.05%) Cisco Certification
7 1622 (29.49%) VMware
8 1516 (27.56%) Active Directory
9 1316 (23.92%) VPN
10 1292 (23.49%) TCP/IP
11 1229 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 1171 (21.29%) DNS
13 1129 (20.52%) ITIL
14 1083 (19.69%) CCNP
15 1062 (19.31%) MS Exchange
16 1001 (18.20%) VMware Infrastructure
17 999 (18.16%) CCNA
18 976 (17.74%) SAN
19 944 (17.16%) MS Excel
20 923 (16.78%) Citrix
21 916 (16.65%) Windows Server 2003
22 900 (16.36%) MPLS
23 881 (16.02%) Finance
24 853 (15.51%) DHCP
25 846 (15.38%) CheckPoint
26 823 (14.96%) Linux
27 784 (14.25%) VoIP
28 757 (13.76%) SQL Server
29 756 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
30 729 (13.25%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 1062 (19.31%) MS Exchange
2 496 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 324 (5.89%) SharePoint
4 316 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 294 (5.34%) IIS
6 237 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 214 (3.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 176 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 168 (3.05%) Lync
10 142 (2.58%) Apache
11 112 (2.04%) Tomcat
12 97 (1.76%) WebSphere
13 66 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
14 46 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
15 45 (0.82%) IBM Notes
16 40 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
17 31 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
18 27 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
19 23 (0.42%) NetWeaver
20 21 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 944 (17.16%) MS Excel
2 579 (10.53%) MS Office
3 77 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 68 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.40%) MS Project
6 7 (0.13%) FastStats
7 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.036%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 37 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.45%) RMDS
3 19 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.22%) Front Arena
6 12 (0.22%) Eikon
7 11 (0.20%) Movex
8 10 (0.18%) Summit
8 10 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 10 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
9 8 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.073%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.073%) Compiere
11 4 (0.073%) Line 500
11 4 (0.073%) AWD
11 4 (0.073%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.055%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 121 (2.20%) Office 365
2 80 (1.45%) IaaS
3 70 (1.27%) SaaS
4 66 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (0.89%) PaaS
6 33 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
7 32 (0.58%) Google Apps
8 24 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.11%) Joyent
10 3 (0.055%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.018%) Route 53
11 1 (0.018%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.018%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4651 (84.55%) LAN
2 2268 (41.23%) Firewall
3 1316 (23.92%) VPN
4 1292 (23.49%) TCP/IP
5 1171 (21.29%) DNS
6 976 (17.74%) SAN
7 900 (16.36%) MPLS
8 853 (15.51%) DHCP
9 784 (14.25%) VoIP
10 670 (12.18%) Wireless
11 634 (11.53%) BGP
12 599 (10.89%) Network Security
13 550 (10.00%) Internet
14 546 (9.93%) Cisco ASA
15 544 (9.89%) OSPF
16 425 (7.73%) VLAN
17 355 (6.45%) EIGRP
18 277 (5.04%) SSL
18 277 (5.04%) Wi-Fi
19 262 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 757 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 147 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 130 (2.36%) MySQL
4 99 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 67 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 66 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 50 (0.91%) Big Data
9 49 (0.89%) DB2
10 46 (0.84%) HBase
11 39 (0.71%) Mahout
11 39 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
12 35 (0.64%) MongoDB
12 35 (0.64%) NoSQL
12 35 (0.64%) Oracle Database
12 35 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
13 34 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
14 31 (0.56%) HCatalog
14 31 (0.56%) Riak
14 31 (0.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (0.51%) LoadRunner
2 21 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 19 (0.35%) Jenkins
3 19 (0.35%) Subversion
4 17 (0.31%) JIRA
5 15 (0.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 14 (0.25%) Hudson
7 13 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (0.18%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (0.13%) Metasploit
12 6 (0.11%) JUnit
13 5 (0.091%) Maven
14 4 (0.073%) Selenium
14 4 (0.073%) FitNesse
15 3 (0.055%) WebLOAD
15 3 (0.055%) Bugzilla
15 3 (0.055%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 881 (16.02%) Finance
2 515 (9.36%) Telecoms
3 176 (3.20%) Banking
4 156 (2.84%) Retail
5 141 (2.56%) Law
6 99 (1.80%) Legal
7 85 (1.55%) Marketing
8 67 (1.22%) Advertising
9 57 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 42 (0.76%) French Language
11 38 (0.69%) Back Office
12 32 (0.58%) Games
12 32 (0.58%) Publishing
13 24 (0.44%) Electronics
14 23 (0.42%) Billing
15 21 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.33%) Spanish Language
17 17 (0.31%) German Language
18 16 (0.29%) Investment Banking
18 16 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1310 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 929 (16.89%) Analyst
3 511 (9.29%) Support Engineer
4 430 (7.82%) Architect
5 409 (7.44%) Support Analyst
6 336 (6.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 309 (5.62%) Consultant
8 290 (5.27%) Network Analyst
9 289 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 265 (4.82%) Administrator
11 235 (4.27%) Network Support
12 223 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
13 221 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
14 206 (3.74%) Project Manager
15 192 (3.49%) IT Support
16 179 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support
17 168 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
18 163 (2.96%) Security Engineer
19 159 (2.89%) Infrastructure Manager
20 136 (2.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (1.60%) .NET
2 73 (1.33%) Middleware
3 59 (1.07%) SOAP
4 57 (1.04%) Web Services
5 44 (0.80%) HTML
6 41 (0.75%) XML
7 39 (0.71%) MapReduce
8 28 (0.51%) LAMP
9 23 (0.42%) SAP Basis
9 23 (0.42%) COM
10 17 (0.31%) ASP.NET
11 16 (0.29%) Rendezvous
12 15 (0.27%) XSLT
12 15 (0.27%) CSS
13 13 (0.24%) WSH
14 10 (0.18%) Application Packaging
15 8 (0.15%) ODBC
15 8 (0.15%) WinForms
15 8 (0.15%) XMPP
16 7 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 326 (5.93%) Blackberry
2 189 (3.44%) Management Information System
3 169 (3.07%) Clustering
4 134 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 119 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
6 88 (1.60%) Replication
7 77 (1.40%) SecurID
8 75 (1.36%) Statistics
9 66 (1.20%) Hedge funds
10 61 (1.11%) Firmware
11 60 (1.09%) Open Source
12 57 (1.04%) iPhone
13 56 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 53 (0.96%) Mathematics
15 49 (0.89%) Visualisation
16 46 (0.84%) Client/Server
17 45 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
18 42 (0.76%) Fat Client
18 42 (0.76%) Thin Client
19 36 (0.65%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2668 (48.50%) Windows
2 1229 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 916 (16.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 823 (14.96%) Linux
5 616 (11.20%) Windows 7
6 519 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 392 (7.13%) UNIX
8 367 (6.67%) Windows XP
9 249 (4.53%) Windows 8
10 159 (2.89%) Solaris
11 126 (2.29%) Android
12 114 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 70 (1.27%) Windows Vista
14 52 (0.95%) CentOS
15 50 (0.91%) Windows Phone
15 50 (0.91%) VMS
16 43 (0.78%) AIX
17 40 (0.73%) Windows Phone 8
18 35 (0.64%) Mac OS X
19 32 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1129 (20.52%) ITIL
2 453 (8.23%) Project Management
3 387 (7.04%) Load Balancing
4 384 (6.98%) Network Design
5 369 (6.71%) Network Management
6 288 (5.24%) Change Management
7 285 (5.18%) PRINCE2
8 265 (4.82%) Service Delivery
9 248 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 211 (3.84%) Service Management
11 207 (3.76%) Incident Management
12 182 (3.31%) E-Commerce
13 164 (2.98%) Migration
14 161 (2.93%) Information Security
15 160 (2.91%) Network Monitoring
16 141 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
17 121 (2.20%) Change Control
18 120 (2.18%) Network Architecture
19 115 (2.09%) Performance Tuning
20 114 (2.07%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 683 (12.42%) SQL
2 133 (2.42%) Java
3 129 (2.35%) PowerShell
4 107 (1.95%) Perl
5 83 (1.51%) Python
6 79 (1.44%) C
7 56 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 46 (0.84%) VB
9 40 (0.73%) C#
10 34 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 32 (0.58%) JavaScript
12 29 (0.53%) PHP
13 27 (0.49%) C++
14 16 (0.29%) Ruby
15 14 (0.25%) T-SQL
15 14 (0.25%) VBScript
16 9 (0.16%) R
17 5 (0.091%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.091%) Embedded C
18 4 (0.073%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1708 (31.05%) Cisco Certification
2 1083 (19.69%) CCNP
3 999 (18.16%) CCNA
4 756 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 552 (10.03%) Degree
6 485 (8.82%) MCSE
7 303 (5.51%) CCIE
8 245 (4.45%) Security Cleared
9 237 (4.31%) MCITP
10 216 (3.93%) MCSA
11 180 (3.27%) MCP
12 177 (3.22%) SC Cleared
13 175 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 130 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
15 123 (2.24%) CCSE
16 120 (2.18%) CCDP
17 116 (2.11%) CCSA
18 100 (1.82%) CCSP
19 96 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 73 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 408 (7.42%) SLA
2 145 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 84 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 78 (1.42%) QA
5 22 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.35%) COBIT
6 19 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.11%) BS7799
8 5 (0.091%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.036%) MiFID
9 2 (0.036%) HL7
10 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.018%) DICOM
10 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1516 (27.56%) Active Directory
2 1001 (18.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 463 (8.42%) Hyper-V
4 300 (5.45%) XenApp
5 267 (4.85%) vSphere
6 179 (3.25%) VMware ESX
7 118 (2.15%) Terminal Services
8 107 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
9 105 (1.91%) XenDesktop
10 78 (1.42%) XenServer
11 76 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 60 (1.09%) MetaFrame
13 55 (1.00%) NFS
14 51 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
15 43 (0.78%) SRDF
16 38 (0.69%) Xen
16 38 (0.69%) Terminal Server
16 38 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
17 37 (0.67%) Snort
18 33 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 190 (3.45%) SCCM
2 164 (2.98%) Backup Exec
3 111 (2.02%) CiscoWorks
4 95 (1.73%) SCOM
5 83 (1.51%) WSUS
6 72 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 71 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 67 (1.22%) Nagios
9 59 (1.07%) HP NNM
9 59 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
10 53 (0.96%) OpenView
11 47 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
12 44 (0.80%) Puppet
13 38 (0.69%) NetBackup
14 35 (0.64%) Cacti
15 31 (0.56%) Ambari
15 31 (0.56%) Oozie
16 30 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
17 27 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
17 27 (0.49%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2952 (53.66%) Cisco
2 1762 (32.03%) Microsoft
3 1622 (29.49%) VMware
4 923 (16.78%) Citrix
5 846 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 729 (13.25%) HP
7 688 (12.51%) Juniper
8 469 (8.53%) F5
9 314 (5.71%) Oracle
10 282 (5.13%) NetApp
11 258 (4.69%) Dell
12 239 (4.34%) SolarWinds
13 218 (3.96%) EMC
14 186 (3.38%) Symantec
15 171 (3.11%) Riverbed
16 169 (3.07%) Red Hat
17 156 (2.84%) McAfee
18 150 (2.73%) Avaya
19 146 (2.65%) IBM
20 118 (2.15%) Apple
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £23-25,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £60-70,000 + £10K+ Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cornwall
Roc Search
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits plus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits (including bonus)
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ECS
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
Catalyst
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday