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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 66 61
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 78 120 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.91% 3.65% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.60% 23.95% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 61 99 126
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,900 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 398 501 463
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.86% 15.22% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 325 425 379
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% -14.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in the East Midlands

WAN
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for WAN in the East Midlands

WAN
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Leicestershire +2 21 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Nottinghamshire +6 20 £45,000 +52.54% 1
Northamptonshire +2 20 £44,000 +18.91% 3
Derbyshire +12 12 £35,000 -22.22% 4
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WAN.

1 128 (82.58%) LAN
2 78 (50.32%) Cisco
3 71 (45.81%) Firewall
4 62 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (34.19%) Windows
6 50 (32.26%) ITIL
7 48 (30.97%) CCNA
8 45 (29.03%) VMware
9 40 (25.81%) CCNP
10 34 (21.94%) Microsoft
10 34 (21.94%) Windows Server
11 32 (20.65%) VLAN
12 30 (19.35%) VoIP
12 30 (19.35%) WLAN
13 29 (18.71%) Active Directory
13 29 (18.71%) Data Centre
14 27 (17.42%) MPLS
15 26 (16.77%) DHCP
15 26 (16.77%) SQL Server
16 23 (14.84%) DNS
16 23 (14.84%) Wireless
16 23 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (13.55%) TCP/IP
18 20 (12.90%) Change Management
18 20 (12.90%) Degree
19 19 (12.26%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
20 18 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (11.61%) Cisco Nexus
20 18 (11.61%) 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 17 (10.97%) IIS
2 9 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.87%) Apache
4 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.94%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.97%) Office 365
2 7 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 128 (82.58%) LAN
2 71 (45.81%) Firewall
3 32 (20.65%) VLAN
4 30 (19.35%) VoIP
4 30 (19.35%) WLAN
5 27 (17.42%) MPLS
6 26 (16.77%) DHCP
7 23 (14.84%) DNS
7 23 (14.84%) Wireless
8 21 (13.55%) TCP/IP
9 19 (12.26%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (11.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (11.61%) SAN
11 16 (10.32%) Unified Communications
12 14 (9.03%) Internet
12 14 (9.03%) PBX
13 11 (7.10%) VPN
14 9 (5.81%) Cisco Wireless
15 8 (5.16%) Skype
16 7 (4.52%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (10.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.58%) Retail
3 3 (1.94%) Automotive
3 3 (1.94%) Finance
4 2 (1.29%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (32.90%) Network Engineer
2 23 (14.84%) Cisco Engineer
2 23 (14.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 22 (14.19%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (12.26%) Analyst
5 12 (7.74%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.10%) Customer Analyst
7 10 (6.45%) IT Engineer
7 10 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 9 (5.81%) Architect
8 9 (5.81%) Technical Leader
9 8 (5.16%) IT Manager
9 8 (5.16%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Administrator
10 7 (4.52%) Cisco Architect
10 7 (4.52%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.87%) HTML
2 2 (1.29%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.65%) HTML5
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) REST
3 1 (0.65%) SAML
3 1 (0.65%) SOAP
3 1 (0.65%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.71%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.58%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.94%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) AS400
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
8 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 53 (34.19%) Windows
2 34 (21.94%) Windows Server
3 19 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (10.32%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.74%) Linux
6 11 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.45%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.58%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.94%) CentOS
10 3 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.29%) VyOS
12 1 (0.65%) AIX
12 1 (0.65%) Android
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.26%) ITIL
2 20 (12.90%) Change Management
3 15 (9.68%) Migration
4 14 (9.03%) Mentoring
4 14 (9.03%) PRINCE2
5 13 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.74%) Network Management
6 12 (7.74%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.10%) Service Design
8 10 (6.45%) Coaching
9 8 (5.16%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 8 (5.16%) PRINCE
9 8 (5.16%) Problem Management
9 8 (5.16%) Project Management
10 7 (4.52%) IT Strategy
10 7 (4.52%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (4.52%) Open Source
10 7 (4.52%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.52%) Time Management
11 6 (3.87%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.39%) SQL
2 5 (3.23%) VBA
3 4 (2.58%) C
3 4 (2.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (30.97%) CCNA
3 40 (25.81%) CCNP
4 20 (12.90%) Degree
5 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (5.16%) CCIE
8 7 (4.52%) JNCIP
8 7 (4.52%) JNCIS
9 6 (3.87%) CISSP
9 6 (3.87%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (3.87%) MCSE
9 6 (3.87%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (2.58%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.58%) MCITP
10 4 (2.58%) VCP5
10 4 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.94%) MCP
11 3 (1.94%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.32%) SLA
2 11 (7.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (18.71%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.61%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.16%) vSphere
5 2 (1.29%) NFS
5 2 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.65%) Firmware
6 1 (0.65%) NDS
6 1 (0.65%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (6.45%) SCCM
2 7 (4.52%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 78 (50.32%) Cisco
2 45 (29.03%) VMware
3 34 (21.94%) Microsoft
4 16 (10.32%) HP
5 14 (9.03%) SolarWinds
6 13 (8.39%) Juniper
7 9 (5.81%) Fortinet
7 9 (5.81%) ProCurve
8 7 (4.52%) Computacenter
9 6 (3.87%) Avaya
9 6 (3.87%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.87%) NetApp
10 5 (3.23%) Citrix
10 5 (3.23%) F5
10 5 (3.23%) Veeam
11 3 (1.94%) Forcepoint
11 3 (1.94%) Google
11 3 (1.94%) Red Box
12 2 (1.29%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.29%) SonicWALL
Leicester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ripley, Derbyshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £29,307 to £35,451 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Derby
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Mansfield
Transition Partners
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago