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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 101 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2460 2704 3178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.93% 2.72% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.03% 16.22% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1995 2354 2665
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,850
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
14446 16669 19433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.19% 16.76% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11825 13888 15718
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -1 763 £50,000 -2.91% 62
South East +13 641 £45,000 - 54
Yorkshire +46 204 £35,925 -10.18% 20
North West +6 191 £40,000 - 23
East of England -19 190 £42,500 - 19
West Midlands -10 188 £37,500 -6.25% 17
South West +23 168 £34,500 -8.00% 12
East Midlands +31 140 £42,500 +3.03% 10
North East +11 10 £30,250 +5.21%
Midlands +6 1 £60,000 +6.66%
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 4366 (84.73%) LAN
2 2849 (55.29%) Cisco
3 2398 (46.54%) Firewall
4 2134 (41.41%) Windows
5 1879 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1636 (31.75%) VMware
7 1522 (29.54%) Active Directory
8 1472 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 1248 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1207 (23.42%) VPN
11 1179 (22.88%) CCNP
12 1176 (22.82%) CCNA
13 1155 (22.41%) Windows Server
14 1147 (22.26%) ITIL
15 1135 (22.03%) TCP/IP
16 1106 (21.46%) Data Centre
17 1062 (20.61%) DNS
18 866 (16.81%) MPLS
19 846 (16.42%) Linux
20 813 (15.78%) Wireless
21 807 (15.66%) DHCP
22 802 (15.56%) VoIP
23 784 (15.21%) SAN
24 783 (15.20%) MS Exchange
25 737 (14.30%) Network Security
26 732 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
27 720 (13.97%) Finance
28 695 (13.49%) OSPF
29 687 (13.33%) BGP
30 674 (13.08%) Juniper

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
1 783 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 304 (5.90%) IIS
3 255 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 187 (3.63%) SharePoint
5 179 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 178 (3.45%) Skype for Business
7 145 (2.81%) Apache
8 133 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 102 (1.98%) Tomcat
10 67 (1.30%) WebSphere
11 66 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 47 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
13 46 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 27 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 21 (0.41%) IBM Notes
15 21 (0.41%) OpenStack
16 20 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.25%) WebLogic
18 12 (0.23%) NetWeaver
19 11 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 636 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 392 (7.61%) MS Office
3 70 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 51 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.37%) MS Project
6 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.058%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.019%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 22 (0.43%) RMDS
2 21 (0.41%) assyst
3 14 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.12%) Infor CRM
6 5 (0.097%) OpenText MBPM
6 5 (0.097%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.078%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.078%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.058%) Line 500
8 3 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.058%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.039%) HiPortfolio
9 2 (0.039%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.019%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.019%) SAP hybris
10 1 (0.019%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 359 (6.97%) Office 365
2 254 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 238 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (1.40%) IaaS
5 69 (1.34%) SaaS
6 45 (0.87%) PaaS
7 33 (0.64%) Mimecast
8 31 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
10 19 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (0.23%) Slack
13 11 (0.21%) G Suite
14 10 (0.19%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.097%) Yammer
17 4 (0.078%) Basecamp
17 4 (0.078%) OneDrive
18 3 (0.058%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4366 (84.73%) LAN
2 2398 (46.54%) Firewall
3 1207 (23.42%) VPN
4 1135 (22.03%) TCP/IP
5 1062 (20.61%) DNS
6 866 (16.81%) MPLS
7 813 (15.78%) Wireless
8 807 (15.66%) DHCP
9 802 (15.56%) VoIP
10 784 (15.21%) SAN
11 737 (14.30%) Network Security
12 695 (13.49%) OSPF
13 687 (13.33%) BGP
14 604 (11.72%) VLAN
15 552 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
16 415 (8.05%) Cisco Nexus
17 413 (8.01%) Internet
17 413 (8.01%) WLAN
18 369 (7.16%) Wi-Fi
19 334 (6.48%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 556 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 85 (1.65%) MySQL
3 72 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 31 (0.60%) DB2
7 31 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 27 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (0.52%) OLAP
9 25 (0.49%) OLTP
10 24 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
11 23 (0.45%) HBase
12 13 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 13 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.17%) Big Data
14 9 (0.17%) Informix
15 7 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 22 (0.43%) JIRA
3 13 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.23%) LoadRunner
5 11 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (0.19%) Subversion
6 10 (0.19%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.097%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.078%) Bugzilla
8 4 (0.078%) JMeter
8 4 (0.078%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.058%) Maven
10 2 (0.039%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.039%) JUnit
10 2 (0.039%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.039%) Selenium
10 2 (0.039%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.039%) TestNG
11 1 (0.019%) Grunt
11 1 (0.019%) Metasploit
General
1 720 (13.97%) Finance
2 617 (11.97%) Telecoms
3 281 (5.45%) Retail
4 139 (2.70%) Banking
5 109 (2.12%) Legal
6 80 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 67 (1.30%) Marketing
8 59 (1.14%) Law
9 47 (0.91%) Back Office
10 43 (0.83%) Publishing
11 35 (0.68%) Advertising
12 34 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 30 (0.58%) Electronics
13 30 (0.58%) Games
14 28 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 27 (0.52%) French Language
16 19 (0.37%) Spanish Language
17 17 (0.33%) German Language
18 12 (0.23%) Automotive
19 11 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 1418 (27.52%) Network Engineer
2 678 (13.16%) Analyst
3 616 (11.95%) Support Engineer
4 533 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 398 (7.72%) Cisco Engineer
6 375 (7.28%) Senior Network Engineer
7 373 (7.24%) Architect
8 365 (7.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 328 (6.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 290 (5.63%) Support Analyst
11 281 (5.45%) IT Support
12 236 (4.58%) Administrator
13 229 (4.44%) IT Engineer
14 222 (4.31%) Network Analyst
15 211 (4.09%) Network Support
16 208 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
17 203 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support
18 198 (3.84%) Infrastructure Support
19 186 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 169 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (2.56%) Web Services
2 97 (1.88%) 802.1X
3 90 (1.75%) Middleware
4 67 (1.30%) .NET
5 39 (0.76%) HTML
6 33 (0.64%) XML
7 24 (0.47%) XSLT
8 22 (0.43%) Rendezvous
8 22 (0.43%) Ultra Messaging
9 20 (0.39%) LAMP
10 16 (0.31%) Flash
11 10 (0.19%) REST
11 10 (0.19%) Unreal Engine
12 9 (0.17%) Regular Expression
12 9 (0.17%) SOAP
13 8 (0.16%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.16%) CSS
13 8 (0.16%) HTML5
13 8 (0.16%) XMPP
14 7 (0.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1106 (21.46%) Data Centre
2 313 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 182 (3.53%) Driving Licence
4 181 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 158 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 140 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
7 76 (1.47%) Clustering
8 71 (1.38%) Replication
9 68 (1.32%) PKI
10 61 (1.18%) NHS
11 59 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 58 (1.13%) Blackberry
13 53 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 49 (0.95%) Public Cloud
15 48 (0.93%) Statistics
16 47 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
16 47 (0.91%) iPad
17 46 (0.89%) Fat Client
17 46 (0.89%) Thin Client
18 39 (0.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2134 (41.41%) Windows
2 1155 (22.41%) Windows Server
3 846 (16.42%) Linux
4 732 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 623 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 406 (7.88%) Windows 7
7 274 (5.32%) Unix
8 254 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 200 (3.88%) Windows 8
10 169 (3.28%) Windows 10
11 125 (2.43%) Solaris
12 119 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 92 (1.79%) CentOS
14 66 (1.28%) Windows XP
15 61 (1.18%) Mac OS X
16 53 (1.03%) Android
17 47 (0.91%) Ubuntu
18 34 (0.66%) Windows Vista
19 25 (0.49%) AIX
19 25 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1147 (22.26%) ITIL
2 441 (8.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 388 (7.53%) Project Management
4 368 (7.14%) Network Design
5 348 (6.75%) Load Balancing
6 304 (5.90%) Service Delivery
7 293 (5.69%) Network Management
8 261 (5.07%) PRINCE2
9 248 (4.81%) Service Management
10 243 (4.72%) Business Continuity
10 243 (4.72%) High Availability
10 243 (4.72%) Presales
11 236 (4.58%) Mentoring
12 228 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
12 228 (4.42%) Change Management
13 227 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
14 202 (3.92%) Migration
15 195 (3.78%) Problem Management
16 174 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 169 (3.28%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 433 (8.40%) SQL
2 226 (4.39%) PowerShell
3 124 (2.41%) Python
4 107 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 92 (1.79%) C
6 90 (1.75%) Perl
7 79 (1.53%) Java
8 37 (0.72%) C#
8 37 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 34 (0.66%) VB
10 31 (0.60%) Ruby
11 30 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 27 (0.52%) VBScript
13 24 (0.47%) PHP
14 20 (0.39%) Lua
15 19 (0.37%) C++
16 18 (0.35%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.17%) Lisp
18 5 (0.097%) Tcl
19 2 (0.039%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1879 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
2 1179 (22.88%) CCNP
3 1176 (22.82%) CCNA
4 613 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 476 (9.24%) Degree
6 402 (7.80%) MCSE
7 294 (5.71%) CCIE
8 286 (5.55%) Security Cleared
9 251 (4.87%) MCSA
10 181 (3.51%) SC Cleared
11 154 (2.99%) MCITP
12 141 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 133 (2.58%) MCP
14 122 (2.37%) CCDP
15 116 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
16 102 (1.98%) CCSA
17 100 (1.94%) DV Cleared
18 89 (1.73%) CISSP
19 72 (1.40%) CCSE
20 50 (0.97%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (8.07%) SLA
2 142 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 104 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.66%) QA
5 24 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.19%) COBIT
6 10 (0.19%) JSP 440
6 10 (0.19%) PMBOK
7 9 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.058%) BS7799
9 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.019%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.019%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.019%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.019%) RMADS
9 1 (0.019%) SDET
9 1 (0.019%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1522 (29.54%) Active Directory
2 1248 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 550 (10.67%) Hyper-V
4 254 (4.93%) vSphere
5 181 (3.51%) XenApp
6 175 (3.40%) VMware ESX
7 125 (2.43%) Virtual Servers
8 105 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
9 89 (1.73%) Xen
10 78 (1.51%) KVM
10 78 (1.51%) Terminal Services
10 78 (1.51%) XenDesktop
11 68 (1.32%) NFS
12 53 (1.03%) SRDF
13 51 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
14 48 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
15 47 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 32 (0.62%) XenServer
17 30 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
18 21 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 202 (3.92%) SCCM
2 125 (2.43%) Puppet
3 122 (2.37%) SCOM
4 121 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
5 113 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 75 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 72 (1.40%) Nagios
7 72 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
8 64 (1.24%) WSUS
9 63 (1.22%) FortiGate
10 59 (1.14%) Backup Exec
11 54 (1.05%) Cisco UCCX
12 42 (0.82%) Tivoli
13 36 (0.70%) Ansible
14 28 (0.54%) Nessus
15 25 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
16 22 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
17 21 (0.41%) SCVMM
18 19 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
18 19 (0.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2849 (55.29%) Cisco
2 1636 (31.75%) VMware
3 1472 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 674 (13.08%) Juniper
5 630 (12.23%) CheckPoint
6 569 (11.04%) Citrix
7 532 (10.32%) HP
8 422 (8.19%) F5
9 341 (6.62%) Palo Alto
10 277 (5.38%) NetApp
11 270 (5.24%) SolarWinds
12 242 (4.70%) Avaya
13 238 (4.62%) Oracle
14 180 (3.49%) Mitel
14 180 (3.49%) Riverbed
15 174 (3.38%) EMC
16 162 (3.14%) Fortinet
17 161 (3.12%) Dell
18 122 (2.37%) Symantec
19 120 (2.33%) Red Hat
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call, overtime, bonus and be
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + qualifications
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car,bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Car, On call & OT
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday