Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 89 98
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 -38
Permanent jobs citing WAN 141 169 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.80% 2.97% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.66% 20.81% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 128 123 141
East Midlands median annual salary £38,686 £44,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.08% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £21,175 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +2.27%

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 651 812 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.91% 14.29% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 570 631 794
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £23,225
90th Percentile £59,100 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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
Derbyshire +20 43 £36,500 +4.29% 7
Leicestershire +10 41 £35,000 -21.02% 13
Nottinghamshire 0 30 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Northamptonshire -32 19 £40,000 -9.09% 5
Lincolnshire +2 5 £51,500 +58.46% 3
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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.

1 131 (92.91%) LAN
2 79 (56.03%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (53.19%) Cisco
4 72 (51.06%) Firewall
5 70 (49.65%) CCNA
6 66 (46.81%) Windows
7 62 (43.97%) Active Directory
8 58 (41.13%) CCNP
9 51 (36.17%) Windows Server
10 50 (35.46%) VMware
11 48 (34.04%) Microsoft
12 40 (28.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 38 (26.95%) ITIL
14 33 (23.40%) Office 365
15 30 (21.28%) MS Exchange
15 30 (21.28%) Wireless
16 29 (20.57%) DNS
16 29 (20.57%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (20.57%) SAN
16 29 (20.57%) Hyper-V
17 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 28 (19.86%) Data Centre
18 27 (19.15%) MCSE
19 26 (18.44%) Retail
20 25 (17.73%) MCSA
21 23 (16.31%) VPN
22 22 (15.60%) WLAN
22 22 (15.60%) Citrix
23 21 (14.89%) HP
23 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003

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 30 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.22%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.42%) Quickr
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (23.40%) Office 365
2 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.13%) SaaS
6 2 (1.42%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 131 (92.91%) LAN
2 72 (51.06%) Firewall
3 30 (21.28%) Wireless
4 29 (20.57%) DNS
4 29 (20.57%) SAN
5 23 (16.31%) VPN
6 22 (15.60%) WLAN
7 21 (14.89%) TCP/IP
7 21 (14.89%) VoIP
8 18 (12.77%) DHCP
9 17 (12.06%) VLAN
10 16 (11.35%) Remote Desktop
10 16 (11.35%) Unified Communications
11 14 (9.93%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (8.51%) MPLS
13 9 (6.38%) Telepresence
14 8 (5.67%) Network Security
14 8 (5.67%) OSPF
15 7 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (4.26%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 26 (18.44%) Retail
2 12 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.67%) Finance
4 4 (2.84%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Back Office
5 2 (1.42%) Legal
5 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.71%) French Language
6 1 (0.71%) German Language
6 1 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (19.15%) IT Engineer
1 27 (19.15%) Network Engineer
2 26 (18.44%) Support Engineer
3 19 (13.48%) IT Support
4 16 (11.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 14 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (9.22%) Analyst
6 13 (9.22%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (8.51%) Team Leader
8 11 (7.80%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (7.09%) Voice Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Architect
10 9 (6.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Network Support
10 9 (6.38%) Support Manager
10 9 (6.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 8 (5.67%) ICT Support
11 8 (5.67%) Network Manager
12 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 7 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.86%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.93%) NHS
3 6 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.55%) Clustering
4 5 (3.55%) Replication
5 4 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.84%) iPhone
6 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.71%) AS400
7 1 (0.71%) EPoS
7 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (46.81%) Windows
2 51 (36.17%) Windows Server
3 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.96%) Linux
7 5 (3.55%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.13%) AIX
8 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.71%) VMS
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.95%) ITIL
2 16 (11.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (9.93%) Incident Management
4 13 (9.22%) Network Management
5 12 (8.51%) Presales
5 12 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 11 (7.80%) Business Continuity
7 9 (6.38%) Patch Management
8 8 (5.67%) Project Management
9 7 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.96%) Network Design
9 7 (4.96%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.26%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.26%) Information Security
10 6 (4.26%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.26%) Service Design
11 5 (3.55%) Network Load Balancing
11 5 (3.55%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.35%) SQL
2 12 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (56.03%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (49.65%) CCNA
3 58 (41.13%) CCNP
4 29 (20.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (19.15%) MCSE
6 25 (17.73%) MCSA
7 9 (6.38%) Degree
8 6 (4.26%) CCDP
9 5 (3.55%) CCIE
9 5 (3.55%) JNCIA
9 5 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.84%) CCDA
10 4 (2.84%) DBS Check
10 4 (2.84%) MCSD
10 4 (2.84%) MOS
11 3 (2.13%) CISSP
11 3 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.35%) SLA
2 8 (5.67%) PMO
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (43.97%) Active Directory
2 40 (28.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (20.57%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.35%) XenApp
5 7 (4.96%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (4.26%) vSphere
7 4 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.13%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.42%) Firmware
10 1 (0.71%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (7.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (7.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (6.38%) SCCM
4 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.42%) SCOM
5 2 (1.42%) SCSM
6 1 (0.71%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.71%) QRadar
6 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.71%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (53.19%) Cisco
2 50 (35.46%) VMware
3 48 (34.04%) Microsoft
4 22 (15.60%) Citrix
5 21 (14.89%) HP
6 12 (8.51%) CheckPoint
7 11 (7.80%) Google
7 11 (7.80%) Juniper
8 9 (6.38%) Dell
9 7 (4.96%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (3.55%) Fortinet
10 5 (3.55%) Huawei
10 5 (3.55%) Oracle
11 4 (2.84%) Forcepoint
11 4 (2.84%) Meraki
11 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.84%) Tufin
11 4 (2.84%) Veeam
12 3 (2.13%) Acronis
12 3 (2.13%) Sophos