The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 89 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3082 2709 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.07% 2.49% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.29% 13.74% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2633 2228 2102
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
16848 19715 18119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.79% 18.15% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14032 15715 14732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 +5 1014 £52,500 +5.00% 79
South East +58 976 £42,500 - 63
Yorkshire 0 237 £47,000 +10.58% 26
East of England -1 216 £40,000 +2.56% 25
South West +21 197 £37,500 +10.29% 23
West Midlands +7 188 £42,500 +21.42% 17
North West +2 151 £37,500 +15.38% 42
East Midlands +28 121 £47,500 +18.75% 13
North East -8 10 £39,250 -1.87% 4
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 5396 (85.71%) LAN
2 3422 (54.35%) Cisco
3 2856 (45.36%) Windows
4 2749 (43.66%) Firewall
5 2093 (33.24%) Cisco Certification
6 2059 (32.70%) Microsoft
7 1976 (31.39%) VMware
8 1706 (27.10%) Active Directory
9 1448 (23.00%) TCP/IP
10 1419 (22.54%) VPN
11 1391 (22.09%) ITIL
12 1312 (20.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1224 (19.44%) Data Centre
14 1206 (19.16%) CCNA
15 1199 (19.04%) MS Exchange
16 1179 (18.73%) CCNP
17 1108 (17.60%) DNS
18 1098 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
19 1025 (16.28%) Finance
20 1017 (16.15%) VoIP
21 1009 (16.03%) Linux
22 989 (15.71%) MS Excel
23 981 (15.58%) SAN
24 965 (15.33%) Citrix
25 921 (14.63%) MPLS
26 914 (14.52%) Wireless
27 896 (14.23%) CheckPoint
28 873 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
29 833 (13.23%) Juniper
30 781 (12.40%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1199 (19.04%) MS Exchange
2 645 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 356 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 356 (5.65%) IIS
4 320 (5.08%) Lync
5 289 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 278 (4.42%) SharePoint
7 256 (4.07%) Apache
8 162 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 160 (2.54%) Tomcat
10 144 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 114 (1.81%) WebSphere
12 96 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 90 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
14 89 (1.41%) OpenStack
15 56 (0.89%) nginx
16 46 (0.73%) CMS
17 36 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
18 33 (0.52%) IBM Notes
19 26 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 989 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 648 (10.29%) MS Office
3 165 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 89 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.33%) MS Project
6 10 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.079%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.048%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.032%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.016%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 68 (1.08%) RMDS
2 21 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (0.17%) ION MarketView
6 10 (0.16%) Endur
7 9 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.095%) Summit
9 5 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.079%) Line 500
9 5 (0.079%) Sage 50
10 4 (0.064%) MFGPRO
11 3 (0.048%) Tridion
11 3 (0.048%) Primavera
12 2 (0.032%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.032%) Academy Housing
12 2 (0.032%) arcHouse
12 2 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 261 (4.15%) Office 365
2 158 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 87 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 82 (1.30%) IaaS
6 60 (0.95%) SaaS
6 60 (0.95%) PaaS
7 37 (0.59%) Google Apps
8 19 (0.30%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.079%) Symantec.cloud
11 4 (0.064%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.048%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.048%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.016%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.016%) Nimbula
13 1 (0.016%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.016%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5396 (85.71%) LAN
2 2749 (43.66%) Firewall
3 1448 (23.00%) TCP/IP
4 1419 (22.54%) VPN
5 1108 (17.60%) DNS
6 1017 (16.15%) VoIP
7 981 (15.58%) SAN
8 921 (14.63%) MPLS
9 914 (14.52%) Wireless
10 766 (12.17%) BGP
11 760 (12.07%) DHCP
12 728 (11.56%) Network Security
13 702 (11.15%) Cisco ASA
14 664 (10.55%) OSPF
15 564 (8.96%) VLAN
16 498 (7.91%) Internet
17 423 (6.72%) Cisco Nexus
18 417 (6.62%) EIGRP
19 365 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
20 343 (5.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 168 (2.67%) MySQL
3 97 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 76 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
5 71 (1.13%) Hadoop
6 69 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 68 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 68 (1.08%) HBase
8 61 (0.97%) DB2
9 53 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 43 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 36 (0.57%) OLTP
12 33 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (0.48%) NoSQL
14 25 (0.40%) Oracle Database
15 18 (0.29%) Data Mining
16 16 (0.25%) OLAP
16 16 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
17 14 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (0.22%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 66 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 63 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 58 (0.92%) Hudson
4 37 (0.59%) JIRA
5 32 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 25 (0.40%) Subversion
7 7 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.095%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (0.064%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.064%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.048%) MSI
10 3 (0.048%) Ant
10 3 (0.048%) Yeoman
11 2 (0.032%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.032%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.016%) JUnit
12 1 (0.016%) Selenium
12 1 (0.016%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.016%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.016%) GCC
General
1 1025 (16.28%) Finance
2 648 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 208 (3.30%) Banking
4 168 (2.67%) Retail
5 149 (2.37%) Legal
6 137 (2.18%) Marketing
7 107 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 102 (1.62%) Law
9 80 (1.27%) Advertising
10 64 (1.02%) Back Office
10 64 (1.02%) Electronics
11 53 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 37 (0.59%) German Language
13 32 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 31 (0.49%) French Language
15 27 (0.43%) Games
16 25 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.38%) Front Office
17 24 (0.38%) Publishing
18 18 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1361 (21.62%) Network Engineer
2 832 (13.21%) Analyst
3 666 (10.58%) Architect
4 592 (9.40%) Support Engineer
5 405 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 395 (6.27%) Senior Network Engineer
7 365 (5.80%) Consultant
8 327 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 321 (5.10%) Project Manager
10 312 (4.96%) Administrator
11 245 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
11 245 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
12 243 (3.86%) Infrastructure Architect
13 219 (3.48%) Network Analyst
14 213 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
14 213 (3.38%) IT Support
15 203 (3.22%) Network Architect
16 194 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
17 178 (2.83%) Technical Support
18 176 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (2.64%) Web Services
2 152 (2.41%) Middleware
3 123 (1.95%) 802.1X
4 109 (1.73%) HTML
5 103 (1.64%) XML
6 71 (1.13%) XSLT
7 69 (1.10%) .NET
8 68 (1.08%) Rendezvous
8 68 (1.08%) Ultra Messaging
9 54 (0.86%) LAMP
10 53 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
11 33 (0.52%) CSS
12 31 (0.49%) XMPP
13 22 (0.35%) SOAP
14 19 (0.30%) Ajax
15 18 (0.29%) JTAPI
15 18 (0.29%) TAPI
16 16 (0.25%) VXML
17 13 (0.21%) REST
17 13 (0.21%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 1224 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 367 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 224 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
4 220 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 198 (3.14%) Blackberry
6 147 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 133 (2.11%) Clustering
8 92 (1.46%) Hedge funds
9 90 (1.43%) Thin Client
9 90 (1.43%) Fat Client
10 85 (1.35%) Replication
11 68 (1.08%) iPhone
12 66 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
13 60 (0.95%) BYOD
13 60 (0.95%) Statistics
13 60 (0.95%) IVR
13 60 (0.95%) Mainframe
14 58 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
15 55 (0.87%) EqualLogic
16 53 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2856 (45.36%) Windows
2 1098 (17.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1009 (16.03%) Linux
4 873 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 666 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 542 (8.61%) Windows 7
7 424 (6.73%) UNIX
8 302 (4.80%) Windows XP
9 279 (4.43%) Windows 8
10 207 (3.29%) Solaris
11 149 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 89 (1.41%) Windows Vista
13 79 (1.25%) CentOS
14 72 (1.14%) Mac OS X
15 64 (1.02%) AIX
16 57 (0.91%) Ubuntu
17 49 (0.78%) Debian
17 49 (0.78%) Android
18 36 (0.57%) Windows 2000
19 32 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1391 (22.09%) ITIL
2 613 (9.74%) Project Management
3 474 (7.53%) Load Balancing
4 417 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 410 (6.51%) Network Design
6 387 (6.15%) Service Delivery
7 367 (5.83%) Change Management
8 337 (5.35%) PRINCE2
9 278 (4.42%) Network Management
10 277 (4.40%) Service Management
11 268 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
12 261 (4.15%) Mentoring
13 254 (4.03%) Incident Management
14 233 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
15 216 (3.43%) Risk Management
16 209 (3.32%) Network Monitoring
17 189 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
18 186 (2.95%) Information Security
19 184 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
20 180 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 781 (12.40%) SQL
2 218 (3.46%) Java
3 182 (2.89%) PowerShell
4 156 (2.48%) Perl
5 145 (2.30%) Python
6 129 (2.05%) Bash Shell
7 118 (1.87%) JavaScript
8 107 (1.70%) C
9 73 (1.16%) Ruby
10 41 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 38 (0.60%) PHP
12 32 (0.51%) VBScript
13 31 (0.49%) T-SQL
14 29 (0.46%) VBA
15 24 (0.38%) C++
16 22 (0.35%) VB
17 15 (0.24%) Tcl
17 15 (0.24%) C#
18 12 (0.19%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.079%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2093 (33.24%) Cisco Certification
2 1206 (19.16%) CCNA
3 1179 (18.73%) CCNP
4 694 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 469 (7.45%) Degree
6 433 (6.88%) MCSE
7 395 (6.27%) Security Cleared
8 359 (5.70%) CCIE
9 265 (4.21%) SC Cleared
10 215 (3.41%) MCP
11 200 (3.18%) MCITP
12 186 (2.95%) MCSA
13 165 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
14 161 (2.56%) CCDP
15 137 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 126 (2.00%) CCSA
17 110 (1.75%) MCTS
18 99 (1.57%) CCSE
19 95 (1.51%) CISSP
20 87 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 559 (8.88%) SLA
2 136 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 106 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (1.05%) QA
5 49 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.22%) COBIT
8 10 (0.16%) JSP 440
9 8 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 6 (0.095%) TickIT
11 4 (0.064%) HL7
11 4 (0.064%) DICOM
12 2 (0.032%) BS7799
13 1 (0.016%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.016%) JTAG
System Software
1 1706 (27.10%) Active Directory
2 1312 (20.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 639 (10.15%) Hyper-V
4 320 (5.08%) XenApp
5 265 (4.21%) vSphere
6 234 (3.72%) VMware ESX
7 156 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
8 132 (2.10%) NFS
9 123 (1.95%) SRDF
10 109 (1.73%) XenServer
11 106 (1.68%) Terminal Services
12 89 (1.41%) XenDesktop
13 88 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
14 71 (1.13%) Xen
15 70 (1.11%) KVM
16 66 (1.05%) Terminal Server
17 48 (0.76%) ISA Server
18 42 (0.67%) Firmware
19 34 (0.54%) vCloud
20 32 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 234 (3.72%) SCCM
2 156 (2.48%) Backup Exec
3 118 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 108 (1.72%) WSUS
5 88 (1.40%) Cisco UCCX
5 88 (1.40%) SCOM
6 84 (1.33%) Nagios
7 82 (1.30%) Puppet
8 66 (1.05%) FortiGate
8 66 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
9 62 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
10 52 (0.83%) Ansible
11 50 (0.79%) Salt
12 47 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
13 38 (0.60%) ZABBIX
14 32 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
15 29 (0.46%) Cacti
15 29 (0.46%) ARCserve
16 28 (0.44%) CiscoWorks
16 28 (0.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3422 (54.35%) Cisco
2 2059 (32.70%) Microsoft
3 1976 (31.39%) VMware
4 965 (15.33%) Citrix
5 896 (14.23%) CheckPoint
6 833 (13.23%) Juniper
7 775 (12.31%) HP
8 589 (9.36%) F5
9 413 (6.56%) Oracle
10 408 (6.48%) NetApp
11 275 (4.37%) EMC
12 264 (4.19%) IBM
13 234 (3.72%) Avaya
14 210 (3.34%) SolarWinds
15 206 (3.27%) Dell
16 202 (3.21%) Red Hat
17 166 (2.64%) Riverbed
18 149 (2.37%) Mitel
19 146 (2.32%) Intel
20 137 (2.18%) Fortinet
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35-40k plus bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car & healthcare package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Attractive Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago