Period
to 2 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 85 88
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 61 127 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.99% 3.10% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.37% 18.76% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 54 74 165
Median annual salary £33,750 £33,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.50% -16.88% -5.88%
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,750 £21,100
90th Percentile £62,350 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% -4.26% +4.44%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 315 677 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.46% 16.52% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 266 476 661
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,875 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in the East Midlands

WAN
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WAN in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for WAN in the East Midlands

WAN
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for WAN in the East Midlands

WAN
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 2 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +12 22 £31,000 +16.98%
Derbyshire +7 20 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Northamptonshire +9 12 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Leicestershire +44 4 £42,750 -26.29%
Lincolnshire +6 3 £31,000 -17.33%
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for WAN.

1 52 (85.25%) LAN
2 35 (57.38%) Windows
3 32 (52.46%) Firewall
4 27 (44.26%) Cisco
5 25 (40.98%) VMware
6 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
7 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
8 17 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (26.23%) DHCP
9 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (26.23%) Windows Server
10 15 (24.59%) Office 365
11 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2016
12 12 (19.67%) CCNP
13 11 (18.03%) DNS
14 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
14 10 (16.39%) ITIL
14 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.39%) MPLS
15 9 (14.75%) SQL
15 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (13.11%) SCCM
16 8 (13.11%) Windows 10
16 8 (13.11%) BGP
16 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
17 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
17 7 (11.48%) Citrix
17 7 (11.48%) CCNA
17 7 (11.48%) SAN

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Office 365
2 6 (9.84%) Azure
3 5 (8.20%) AWS
4 4 (6.56%) SaaS
5 3 (4.92%) IaaS
6 2 (3.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (3.28%) PaaS
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (85.25%) LAN
2 32 (52.46%) Firewall
3 16 (26.23%) DHCP
4 11 (18.03%) DNS
5 10 (16.39%) MPLS
6 8 (13.11%) BGP
7 7 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (11.48%) SAN
7 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
7 7 (11.48%) VoIP
8 6 (9.84%) Network Security
8 6 (9.84%) VPN
9 5 (8.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (8.20%) WLAN
10 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.92%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (4.92%) Internet
11 3 (4.92%) iSCSI
11 3 (4.92%) Skype
11 3 (4.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.28%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (3.28%) DB2
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.64%) French Language
4 1 (1.64%) German Language
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) IT Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Network Manager
6 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Administrator
6 5 (8.20%) IT Administrator
6 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) IT Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.20%) Junior
6 5 (8.20%) Office 365 Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.28%) CCTV
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Windows Server
2 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (13.11%) Windows 10
5 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (8.20%) Unix
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.28%) Linux
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.48%) Proactive Monitoring
5 6 (9.84%) Change Management
5 6 (9.84%) Service Management
6 5 (8.20%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.20%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (6.56%) Project Delivery
7 4 (6.56%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (4.92%) Analytics
8 3 (4.92%) ERP
8 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Security Operations
8 3 (4.92%) SIEM
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.92%) Perl
2 3 (4.92%) PHP
2 3 (4.92%) Python
3 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (19.67%) CCNP
3 7 (11.48%) CCNA
4 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.56%) MCSA
6 3 (4.92%) Server+ Certification
7 2 (3.28%) CCIE
8 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.64%) Degree
8 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) ProxySG
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Cisco
2 25 (40.98%) VMware
3 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.48%) Citrix
5 5 (8.20%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) Juniper
6 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.92%) F5
7 3 (4.92%) McAfee
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle
7 3 (4.92%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.92%) Symantec
7 3 (4.92%) Veeam
8 2 (3.28%) Aruba
8 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.28%) Meraki
8 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.28%) Tufin
9 1 (1.64%) Capita
9 1 (1.64%) Fortinet