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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 88 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3052 2532 2880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.14% 2.60% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.38% 15.02% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2587 2079 2435
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,400 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
17557 16858 20674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.07% 17.34% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14352 13311 17265
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +58 1290 £50,000 - 138
South East +21 739 £40,000 -5.88% 87
East of England -12 189 £43,200 +8.00% 29
North West -3 180 £33,500 -10.66% 31
Yorkshire -28 179 £40,000 +6.66% 31
West Midlands -25 173 £32,500 -7.14% 20
South West +23 166 £35,250 -7.23% 42
East Midlands 0 119 £35,000 +4.47% 15
North East +11 21 £27,500 +5.34% 1
Midlands - 3 £22,000 -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5133 (84.08%) LAN
2 3201 (52.43%) Cisco
3 3125 (51.19%) Windows
4 2693 (44.11%) Firewall
5 2075 (33.99%) Microsoft
6 2055 (33.66%) Cisco Certification
7 1985 (32.51%) VMware
8 1787 (29.27%) Active Directory
9 1572 (25.75%) VPN
10 1398 (22.90%) TCP/IP
11 1337 (21.90%) CCNP
12 1319 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1312 (21.49%) MS Exchange
14 1252 (20.51%) ITIL
15 1248 (20.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 1216 (19.92%) CCNA
17 1165 (19.08%) Citrix
18 1142 (18.71%) SAN
19 1092 (17.89%) MS Excel
20 1076 (17.62%) DNS
21 1073 (17.58%) MPLS
22 950 (15.56%) Linux
23 944 (15.46%) Finance
24 896 (14.68%) CheckPoint
25 890 (14.58%) VoIP
26 865 (14.17%) Juniper
27 852 (13.96%) Wireless
28 817 (13.38%) DHCP
29 814 (13.33%) Network Security
30 813 (13.32%) Windows Server 2003

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1312 (21.49%) MS Exchange
2 636 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 354 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 338 (5.54%) IIS
5 319 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 316 (5.18%) SharePoint
7 295 (4.83%) Lync
8 206 (3.37%) Apache
9 190 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 180 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 152 (2.49%) Tomcat
12 58 (0.95%) CMS
13 46 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 46 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
14 44 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
14 44 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
15 34 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 33 (0.54%) OpenStack
17 27 (0.44%) IBM Notes
18 21 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 1092 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 777 (12.73%) MS Office
3 112 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 76 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (0.57%) MS Project
6 20 (0.33%) FrameMaker
6 20 (0.33%) PaintShop Pro
6 20 (0.33%) RoboHelp
7 5 (0.082%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.066%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.033%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.016%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 56 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.46%) RMDS
3 12 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.15%) SalesLogix
5 8 (0.13%) Endur
5 8 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.11%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.066%) GoldMine
8 4 (0.066%) Advent Moxy
9 3 (0.049%) Eikon
9 3 (0.049%) Line 500
9 3 (0.049%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.049%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.049%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.033%) Tridion
11 1 (0.016%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.016%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 205 (3.36%) Office 365
2 95 (1.56%) IaaS
3 88 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 83 (1.36%) SaaS
5 59 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 48 (0.79%) PaaS
7 41 (0.67%) Google Apps
8 34 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.082%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.082%) Route 53
10 3 (0.049%) Yammer
11 1 (0.016%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5133 (84.08%) LAN
2 2693 (44.11%) Firewall
3 1572 (25.75%) VPN
4 1398 (22.90%) TCP/IP
5 1142 (18.71%) SAN
6 1076 (17.62%) DNS
7 1073 (17.58%) MPLS
8 890 (14.58%) VoIP
9 852 (13.96%) Wireless
10 817 (13.38%) DHCP
11 814 (13.33%) Network Security
12 789 (12.92%) BGP
13 699 (11.45%) Cisco ASA
14 651 (10.66%) OSPF
15 576 (9.43%) Internet
16 545 (8.93%) VLAN
17 414 (6.78%) EIGRP
18 395 (6.47%) Cisco Nexus
19 321 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
20 301 (4.93%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 172 (2.82%) MySQL
3 154 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 127 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 86 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 51 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 51 (0.84%) DB2
7 41 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 41 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 40 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (0.64%) HBase
10 37 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
11 30 (0.49%) Big Data
12 28 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 25 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
15 20 (0.33%) Oracle Database
16 19 (0.31%) Data Mining
17 17 (0.28%) RDBMS
17 17 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 36 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 34 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 33 (0.54%) JIRA
5 31 (0.51%) Hudson
6 30 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 27 (0.44%) Subversion
8 26 (0.43%) Visual Studio
9 20 (0.33%) Selenium
10 16 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (0.25%) FogBugz
12 12 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
14 8 (0.13%) Bugzilla
14 8 (0.13%) WinRunner
15 6 (0.098%) AdminStudio
16 5 (0.082%) SilkPerformer
17 4 (0.066%) MSTest
17 4 (0.066%) TestDirector
18 3 (0.049%) Ant
General
1 944 (15.46%) Finance
2 620 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 235 (3.85%) Banking
4 156 (2.56%) Law
5 126 (2.06%) Retail
6 106 (1.74%) Legal
7 88 (1.44%) Marketing
8 85 (1.39%) Advertising
9 75 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 71 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 65 (1.06%) Back Office
12 50 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 43 (0.70%) Electronics
14 40 (0.66%) French Language
15 30 (0.49%) German Language
16 28 (0.46%) Publishing
17 25 (0.41%) Games
18 24 (0.39%) Billing
19 18 (0.29%) Spanish Language
20 17 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1451 (23.77%) Network Engineer
2 811 (13.28%) Analyst
3 739 (12.10%) Support Engineer
4 490 (8.03%) Architect
5 390 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 357 (5.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 351 (5.75%) Consultant
8 330 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 280 (4.59%) IT Support
10 246 (4.03%) Administrator
11 237 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
12 229 (3.75%) Project Manager
13 223 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
14 203 (3.33%) Technical Support
15 200 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
16 171 (2.80%) Infrastructure Manager
16 171 (2.80%) Network Support
17 170 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
18 168 (2.75%) Security Engineer
19 165 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (1.90%) .NET
2 104 (1.70%) CSS
3 93 (1.52%) HTML
4 86 (1.41%) Web Services
5 82 (1.34%) Middleware
6 63 (1.03%) XML
7 46 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 32 (0.52%) Ajax
9 30 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
10 28 (0.46%) LAMP
10 28 (0.46%) XSLT
11 27 (0.44%) Rendezvous
12 24 (0.39%) XMPP
13 20 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (0.25%) Application Packaging
14 15 (0.25%) jQuery
15 14 (0.23%) .NET Framework
15 14 (0.23%) JSON
16 12 (0.20%) COM
17 11 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 357 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 318 (5.21%) Blackberry
3 192 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 152 (2.49%) Clustering
5 139 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
6 130 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 114 (1.87%) Open Source
8 113 (1.85%) Hedge funds
9 96 (1.57%) Replication
10 68 (1.11%) iPhone
11 58 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 55 (0.90%) Thin Client
12 55 (0.90%) Fat Client
13 50 (0.82%) CMDB
14 42 (0.69%) PKI
15 35 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
16 34 (0.56%) Statistics
16 34 (0.56%) FMCG
17 32 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
18 30 (0.49%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3125 (51.19%) Windows
2 1248 (20.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 950 (15.56%) Linux
4 813 (13.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 765 (12.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 682 (11.17%) Windows 7
7 350 (5.73%) UNIX
8 346 (5.67%) Windows XP
9 326 (5.34%) Windows 8
10 162 (2.65%) Solaris
11 126 (2.06%) Windows Vista
12 121 (1.98%) Android
13 107 (1.75%) CentOS
14 87 (1.43%) Apple iOS
15 82 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 53 (0.87%) Ubuntu
17 45 (0.74%) Mac OS X
17 45 (0.74%) Mac OS
18 38 (0.62%) AIX
19 33 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1252 (20.51%) ITIL
2 534 (8.75%) Project Management
3 434 (7.11%) Load Balancing
4 429 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 330 (5.41%) Network Design
6 323 (5.29%) Change Management
7 312 (5.11%) Service Delivery
8 302 (4.95%) PRINCE2
9 276 (4.52%) Migration
10 266 (4.36%) Network Monitoring
11 253 (4.14%) Kalman Filter
12 239 (3.91%) Network Management
13 234 (3.83%) Incident Management
14 226 (3.70%) Service Management
15 215 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
16 212 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
17 187 (3.06%) Mentoring
18 166 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
19 155 (2.54%) Change Control
19 155 (2.54%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 769 (12.60%) SQL
2 190 (3.11%) PowerShell
3 167 (2.74%) Java
4 143 (2.34%) Perl
5 106 (1.74%) Bash Shell
6 102 (1.67%) C
7 99 (1.62%) Python
8 82 (1.34%) PHP
9 55 (0.90%) JavaScript
10 54 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 45 (0.74%) C#
12 41 (0.67%) VBScript
13 36 (0.59%) Ruby
14 32 (0.52%) C++
15 28 (0.46%) VB
16 27 (0.44%) Shell Script
17 17 (0.28%) VBA
18 16 (0.26%) R
19 14 (0.23%) Korn
20 9 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2055 (33.66%) Cisco Certification
2 1337 (21.90%) CCNP
3 1216 (19.92%) CCNA
4 658 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 522 (8.55%) Degree
6 396 (6.49%) Security Cleared
7 386 (6.32%) MCSE
8 334 (5.47%) CCIE
9 320 (5.24%) SC Cleared
10 227 (3.72%) MCITP
11 213 (3.49%) MCP
12 185 (3.03%) CCDP
13 178 (2.92%) MCSA
14 146 (2.39%) CCSE
14 146 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 141 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
16 135 (2.21%) CCSP
17 133 (2.18%) CCDA
18 130 (2.13%) CCSA
19 124 (2.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 507 (8.30%) SLA
2 119 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 106 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 48 (0.79%) QA
5 32 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 27 (0.44%) COBIT
8 6 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.066%) HL7
10 3 (0.049%) DICOM
10 3 (0.049%) BS7799
11 2 (0.033%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.033%) TickIT
12 1 (0.016%) BS15000
12 1 (0.016%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.016%) BS25999
System Software
1 1787 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 1319 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 574 (9.40%) Hyper-V
4 393 (6.44%) XenApp
5 372 (6.09%) vSphere
6 159 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 158 (2.59%) VMware ESX
8 127 (2.08%) XenDesktop
9 113 (1.85%) XenServer
10 111 (1.82%) Terminal Services
11 102 (1.67%) NFS
12 79 (1.29%) Firmware
13 71 (1.16%) SRDF
14 57 (0.93%) Terminal Server
15 48 (0.79%) Xen
15 48 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 47 (0.77%) VMware Server
17 46 (0.75%) MetaFrame
18 42 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
19 31 (0.51%) Samba
Systems Management
1 249 (4.08%) SCCM
2 143 (2.34%) SCOM
3 137 (2.24%) Backup Exec
4 120 (1.97%) WSUS
5 108 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 104 (1.70%) Nagios
7 90 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 84 (1.38%) Cisco Prime
8 84 (1.38%) CiscoWorks
9 64 (1.05%) Puppet
10 56 (0.92%) OpenView
11 53 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
12 44 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
13 43 (0.70%) Cacti
14 33 (0.54%) SCVMM
15 29 (0.48%) ZABBIX
15 29 (0.48%) SELinux
15 29 (0.48%) Icinga
16 28 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
17 25 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3201 (52.43%) Cisco
2 2075 (33.99%) Microsoft
3 1985 (32.51%) VMware
4 1165 (19.08%) Citrix
5 896 (14.68%) CheckPoint
6 865 (14.17%) Juniper
7 699 (11.45%) HP
8 472 (7.73%) F5
9 375 (6.14%) NetApp
10 358 (5.86%) Avaya
11 304 (4.98%) Oracle
12 292 (4.78%) Dell
13 280 (4.59%) SolarWinds
14 265 (4.34%) EMC
15 229 (3.75%) Symantec
16 220 (3.60%) Red Hat
17 183 (3.00%) IBM
18 180 (2.95%) Riverbed
19 145 (2.38%) McAfee
20 126 (2.06%) Apple
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bonus+bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent +bonus+ bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: Up to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £25k - £35k + car, laptop and mobile
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: Car, 20% Bonus, Pension etc.
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kent
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago