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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 103 95 120
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2622 3084 2680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.86% 3.07% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.00% 18.17% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2190 2634 2208
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
15421 16974 19593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.83% 16.90% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12871 14133 15609
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -1 900 £55,000 +4.76% 79
South East -30 620 £42,500 - 63
West Midlands +16 248 £37,500 -11.76% 16
South West +9 218 £37,500 - 13
East of England +11 189 £40,000 - 22
Yorkshire -18 158 £40,000 -14.89% 24
East Midlands +13 141 £42,500 -10.52% 10
North West +2 132 £36,250 -3.33% 24
North East +17 23 £38,500 -1.91% 5
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 4413 (84.49%) LAN
2 2875 (55.04%) Cisco
3 2397 (45.89%) Firewall
4 2263 (43.33%) Windows
5 1850 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
6 1692 (32.40%) VMware
7 1644 (31.48%) Microsoft
8 1577 (30.19%) Active Directory
9 1383 (26.48%) VPN
10 1254 (24.01%) ITIL
11 1248 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1244 (23.82%) Windows Server
13 1204 (23.05%) TCP/IP
14 1177 (22.53%) CCNA
15 1174 (22.48%) CCNP
16 986 (18.88%) Data Centre
17 975 (18.67%) DNS
18 970 (18.57%) Linux
19 929 (17.79%) VoIP
20 917 (17.56%) Wireless
21 896 (17.15%) MPLS
22 863 (16.52%) MS Exchange
23 803 (15.37%) SAN
24 773 (14.80%) DHCP
25 759 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
26 720 (13.79%) Juniper
26 720 (13.79%) Citrix
27 714 (13.67%) MS Excel
28 697 (13.34%) Network Security
29 679 (13.00%) Finance

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
1 863 (16.52%) MS Exchange
2 342 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 289 (5.53%) IIS
4 253 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 205 (3.92%) SharePoint
6 200 (3.83%) Skype for Business
7 152 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 136 (2.60%) Apache
9 71 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 64 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 53 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 40 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 33 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
14 28 (0.54%) OpenStack
15 21 (0.40%) IBM Notes
16 20 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
16 20 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 16 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
18 15 (0.29%) JBoss
18 15 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 714 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 504 (9.65%) MS Office
3 121 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 58 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.36%) MS Project
6 8 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.15%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 5 (0.096%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.077%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.038%) Revit
10 1 (0.019%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 33 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.61%) assyst
3 21 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.096%) RMDS
6 4 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.077%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.077%) Line 500
6 4 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.077%) Sage 1000
6 4 (0.077%) Sage 50
7 3 (0.057%) Hi Portfolio
7 3 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.038%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.038%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.038%) JDE World
8 2 (0.038%) Magento
9 1 (0.019%) Line 50
9 1 (0.019%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 411 (7.87%) Office 365
2 245 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 227 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 97 (1.86%) IaaS
5 60 (1.15%) SaaS
6 47 (0.90%) PaaS
7 34 (0.65%) Mimecast
8 30 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
10 15 (0.29%) Google Apps
11 14 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.096%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 2 (0.038%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.038%) Google Compute Engine
16 2 (0.038%) Nimbula
16 2 (0.038%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4413 (84.49%) LAN
2 2397 (45.89%) Firewall
3 1383 (26.48%) VPN
4 1204 (23.05%) TCP/IP
5 975 (18.67%) DNS
6 929 (17.79%) VoIP
7 917 (17.56%) Wireless
8 896 (17.15%) MPLS
9 803 (15.37%) SAN
10 773 (14.80%) DHCP
11 697 (13.34%) Network Security
12 634 (12.14%) Cisco ASA
13 633 (12.12%) BGP
14 609 (11.66%) OSPF
15 473 (9.06%) VLAN
16 464 (8.88%) Internet
17 365 (6.99%) Cisco Nexus
18 357 (6.84%) EIGRP
19 314 (6.01%) Wi-Fi
20 280 (5.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 580 (11.10%) SQL Server
2 88 (1.68%) MySQL
3 71 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 34 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 27 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (0.46%) DB2
12 21 (0.40%) OLAP
13 18 (0.34%) Hadoop
13 18 (0.34%) OLTP
13 18 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
14 17 (0.33%) Big Data
15 12 (0.23%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
17 8 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
18 7 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (0.46%) JIRA
2 23 (0.44%) LoadRunner
3 14 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.23%) Selenium
5 11 (0.21%) Cucumber
5 11 (0.21%) JUnit
5 11 (0.21%) SpecFlow
6 10 (0.19%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.17%) TestNG
7 9 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (0.15%) Subversion
8 8 (0.15%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.11%) Metasploit
9 6 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.057%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.057%) JMeter
10 3 (0.057%) Liquibase
10 3 (0.057%) PeopleTools
10 3 (0.057%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.038%) Eclipse
General
1 679 (13.00%) Finance
2 624 (11.95%) Telecoms
3 216 (4.14%) Retail
4 149 (2.85%) Banking
5 111 (2.13%) Legal
6 91 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 76 (1.46%) Law
8 74 (1.42%) Back Office
9 71 (1.36%) Marketing
10 46 (0.88%) Advertising
11 45 (0.86%) Games
12 36 (0.69%) French Language
13 34 (0.65%) Electronics
13 34 (0.65%) Publishing
14 31 (0.59%) Investment Banking
15 30 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 24 (0.46%) German Language
17 16 (0.31%) Automotive
18 13 (0.25%) Local Government
19 11 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1361 (26.06%) Network Engineer
2 779 (14.91%) Analyst
3 668 (12.79%) Support Engineer
4 563 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 465 (8.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 422 (8.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 358 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 304 (5.82%) Support Analyst
9 286 (5.48%) Architect
10 285 (5.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 264 (5.05%) IT Support
12 251 (4.81%) IT Engineer
13 235 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
14 234 (4.48%) Network Support
15 225 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
16 224 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 224 (4.29%) Network Analyst
17 220 (4.21%) Consultant
18 202 (3.87%) Infrastructure Manager
19 178 (3.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (2.16%) 802.1X
1 113 (2.16%) Web Services
2 56 (1.07%) .NET
2 56 (1.07%) Middleware
3 25 (0.48%) XML
4 20 (0.38%) LAMP
5 18 (0.34%) XMPP
6 16 (0.31%) HTML
7 15 (0.29%) Regular Expression
8 13 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (0.21%) JDBC
10 10 (0.19%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (0.15%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.15%) JSON
11 8 (0.15%) Ultra Messaging
12 7 (0.13%) CSS
12 7 (0.13%) FreeSWITCH
12 7 (0.13%) SOAP
13 6 (0.11%) ODBC
13 6 (0.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 986 (18.88%) Data Centre
2 294 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 233 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 144 (2.76%) Computer Science
5 143 (2.74%) Driving Licence
6 129 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
7 114 (2.18%) Blackberry
8 110 (2.11%) Replication
9 103 (1.97%) Clustering
10 87 (1.67%) IVR
11 73 (1.40%) Statistics
12 68 (1.30%) iPhone
13 65 (1.24%) Fat Client
13 65 (1.24%) Thin Client
14 62 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 62 (1.19%) EqualLogic
15 57 (1.09%) Virtual Team
16 53 (1.01%) Private Cloud
17 52 (1.00%) iPad
18 51 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2263 (43.33%) Windows
2 1244 (23.82%) Windows Server
3 970 (18.57%) Linux
4 759 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 648 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 466 (8.92%) Windows 7
7 291 (5.57%) Unix
8 251 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 195 (3.73%) Windows 8
10 171 (3.27%) Windows 10
11 157 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 97 (1.86%) Windows XP
13 96 (1.84%) Solaris
14 95 (1.82%) Android
15 81 (1.55%) CentOS
16 57 (1.09%) Mac OS X
17 54 (1.03%) Windows Vista
18 33 (0.63%) Ubuntu
19 31 (0.59%) Mac OS
20 20 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1254 (24.01%) ITIL
2 433 (8.29%) Project Management
3 392 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 354 (6.78%) Network Design
5 351 (6.72%) Load Balancing
6 323 (6.18%) Service Delivery
7 273 (5.23%) Change Management
8 272 (5.21%) PRINCE2
9 268 (5.13%) Network Management
10 260 (4.98%) Network Monitoring
11 247 (4.73%) Presales
12 220 (4.21%) High Availability
13 210 (4.02%) Service Management
14 202 (3.87%) Mentoring
15 197 (3.77%) Business Continuity
16 194 (3.71%) Capacity Planning
17 169 (3.24%) Information Security
18 166 (3.18%) Change Control
19 163 (3.12%) Incident Management
20 162 (3.10%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 541 (10.36%) SQL
2 252 (4.82%) PowerShell
3 137 (2.62%) Python
4 123 (2.35%) C
5 108 (2.07%) Perl
6 84 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 66 (1.26%) Ruby
8 64 (1.23%) Java
9 58 (1.11%) C#
10 47 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 43 (0.82%) C++
12 38 (0.73%) PHP
13 29 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 26 (0.50%) VB
15 21 (0.40%) VBScript
16 18 (0.34%) JavaScript
17 7 (0.13%) Lisp
17 7 (0.13%) Lua
18 6 (0.11%) Korn
18 6 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1850 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
2 1177 (22.53%) CCNA
3 1174 (22.48%) CCNP
4 603 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 445 (8.52%) Degree
6 391 (7.49%) MCSE
7 331 (6.34%) Security Cleared
8 319 (6.11%) CCIE
9 264 (5.05%) MCSA
10 223 (4.27%) SC Cleared
11 181 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 168 (3.22%) MCITP
13 135 (2.58%) CCDP
14 130 (2.49%) DV Cleared
15 126 (2.41%) CCSA
16 120 (2.30%) MCP
17 108 (2.07%) CISSP
18 98 (1.88%) JNCIA
19 92 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
20 81 (1.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 456 (8.73%) SLA
2 190 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 148 (2.83%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.56%) QA
5 22 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.31%) HIPAA
7 14 (0.27%) COBIT
8 9 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.13%) DICOM
10 5 (0.096%) RMADS
11 4 (0.077%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.077%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.077%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.057%) BS7799
12 3 (0.057%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.038%) HL7
13 2 (0.038%) ISO22301
14 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.019%) ISO27002
14 1 (0.019%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1577 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 1248 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 511 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 319 (6.11%) vSphere
5 242 (4.63%) XenApp
6 157 (3.01%) VMware ESX
7 113 (2.16%) XenDesktop
8 112 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 107 (2.05%) Terminal Services
10 103 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
11 76 (1.46%) Xen
12 61 (1.17%) XenServer
13 52 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
14 49 (0.94%) NFS
15 47 (0.90%) VMware Server
16 45 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
17 43 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
18 42 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 41 (0.78%) KVM
20 30 (0.57%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 207 (3.96%) SCCM
2 125 (2.39%) SCOM
3 113 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 86 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 82 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
6 81 (1.55%) Puppet
7 79 (1.51%) Backup Exec
7 79 (1.51%) Nagios
8 64 (1.23%) FortiGate
9 55 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
10 54 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
11 52 (1.00%) WSUS
12 35 (0.67%) Tivoli
13 32 (0.61%) Ansible
14 31 (0.59%) Cacti
15 29 (0.56%) Nessus
16 27 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
17 25 (0.48%) AirWatch
18 23 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
18 23 (0.44%) Icinga
Vendors
1 2875 (55.04%) Cisco
2 1692 (32.40%) VMware
3 1644 (31.48%) Microsoft
4 720 (13.79%) Citrix
4 720 (13.79%) Juniper
5 627 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 550 (10.53%) HP
7 420 (8.04%) F5
8 302 (5.78%) SolarWinds
9 252 (4.82%) Avaya
10 242 (4.63%) Palo Alto
11 240 (4.60%) NetApp
12 230 (4.40%) Oracle
13 208 (3.98%) Dell
14 207 (3.96%) EMC
15 184 (3.52%) Riverbed
16 180 (3.45%) Mitel
17 161 (3.08%) Red Hat
18 151 (2.89%) Fortinet
19 146 (2.80%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pack
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterlee, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + unrivaled benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Think Money Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £38500 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago