Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 118 125
Rank change year-on-year +68 +7 -58
Permanent jobs citing WAN 171 100 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.81% 2.36% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.60% 14.84% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 133 66 113
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,375 £55,450
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%

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 598 674 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.81% 15.93% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 479 453 563
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £59,975
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +33 67 £31,500 -23.64% 11
Leicestershire +43 38 £42,750 +14.00% 8
Northamptonshire +14 35 £38,750 -18.42% 4
Derbyshire +11 26 £27,500 -21.43% 5
Lincolnshire - 4 £32,000 - 4
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 122 (71.35%) LAN
2 104 (60.82%) Cisco
3 89 (52.05%) Firewall
4 86 (50.29%) Windows
5 55 (32.16%) Office 365
6 54 (31.58%) VMware
7 52 (30.41%) Cisco Certification
8 51 (29.82%) Windows Server
9 46 (26.90%) DHCP
10 45 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 45 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (24.56%) Active Directory
12 40 (23.39%) DNS
13 36 (21.05%) TCP/IP
13 36 (21.05%) MS Exchange
13 36 (21.05%) Finance
14 35 (20.47%) Windows 10
15 34 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (19.30%) VoIP
16 33 (19.30%) CCNP
17 30 (17.54%) ITIL
18 29 (16.96%) Problem Management
19 26 (15.20%) Telecoms
19 26 (15.20%) SAN
20 24 (14.04%) CCNA
20 24 (14.04%) SQL
20 24 (14.04%) VLAN
20 24 (14.04%) Azure
21 23 (13.45%) Migration

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 36 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.68%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.09%) IIS
5 6 (3.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (32.16%) Office 365
2 24 (14.04%) Azure
3 18 (10.53%) AWS
4 14 (8.19%) SaaS
5 8 (4.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.34%) IaaS
8 2 (1.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (1.17%) PaaS
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 122 (71.35%) LAN
2 89 (52.05%) Firewall
3 46 (26.90%) DHCP
4 40 (23.39%) DNS
5 36 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 33 (19.30%) VoIP
7 26 (15.20%) SAN
8 24 (14.04%) VLAN
9 20 (11.70%) Network Security
9 20 (11.70%) Wireshark
10 19 (11.11%) MPLS
11 18 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (9.94%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (9.36%) VPN
14 14 (8.19%) Wireless
15 13 (7.60%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (7.60%) Internet
16 12 (7.02%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (7.02%) NX-OS
17 11 (6.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) MySQL
3 2 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (1.17%) DB2
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (21.05%) Finance
2 26 (15.20%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.77%) Retail
4 7 (4.09%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.17%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.58%) German Language
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 31 (18.13%) IT Engineer
3 27 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 26 (15.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 23 (13.45%) Analyst
6 19 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (11.11%) IT Support
7 18 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
7 18 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 16 (9.36%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (8.19%) IT Support Engineer
9 14 (8.19%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (7.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (5.85%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (5.85%) Lead Network Engineer
13 9 (5.26%) Administrator
13 9 (5.26%) IT Administrator
13 9 (5.26%) IT Systems Administrator
13 9 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.34%) Web Services
2 3 (1.75%) LDAP
3 1 (0.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.34%) CMDB
3 4 (2.34%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.34%) Social Media
4 3 (1.75%) AS400
4 3 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.75%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.17%) PKI
5 2 (1.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.58%) NHS
6 1 (0.58%) Replication
6 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 86 (50.29%) Windows
2 51 (29.82%) Windows Server
3 45 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (20.47%) Windows 10
5 19 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.60%) Linux
7 11 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.68%) Unix
10 7 (4.09%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (17.54%) ITIL
3 29 (16.96%) Problem Management
4 23 (13.45%) Change Management
4 23 (13.45%) Migration
5 21 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (9.94%) Project Delivery
7 16 (9.36%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.36%) Service Delivery
8 15 (8.77%) IT Strategy
8 15 (8.77%) Network Monitoring
8 15 (8.77%) Project Management
9 14 (8.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (7.02%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 11 (6.43%) Proactive Monitoring
13 10 (5.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 9 (5.26%) Service Management
15 8 (4.68%) Coaching
16 7 (4.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.04%) SQL
2 10 (5.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (30.41%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (19.30%) CCNP
3 24 (14.04%) CCNA
4 22 (12.87%) Degree
5 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.85%) DBS Check
7 8 (4.68%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.68%) Security Cleared
8 7 (4.09%) CCIE
9 5 (2.92%) MCSA
10 4 (2.34%) MCSE
11 3 (1.75%) MCP
12 2 (1.17%) CCAA
12 2 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.58%) CCVP
13 1 (0.58%) CEH
13 1 (0.58%) GIAC
13 1 (0.58%) MCDST
13 1 (0.58%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) GDPR
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.58%) NIST
System Software
1 42 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 34 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.19%) XenApp
5 10 (5.85%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (5.85%) vSphere
6 8 (4.68%) Terminal Services
7 7 (4.09%) ProxySG
7 7 (4.09%) VirtualBox
8 5 (2.92%) Firmware
8 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (7.60%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (4.68%) SCCM
3 7 (4.09%) FortiGate
3 7 (4.09%) SCOM
4 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.17%) Ansible
5 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.17%) Puppet
6 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 104 (60.82%) Cisco
2 54 (31.58%) VMware
3 45 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 19 (11.11%) Citrix
4 19 (11.11%) Veeam
5 15 (8.77%) Mitel
6 14 (8.19%) CheckPoint
6 14 (8.19%) F5
7 13 (7.60%) SolarWinds
8 12 (7.02%) Avaya
9 10 (5.85%) Zerto
10 7 (4.09%) Aruba
10 7 (4.09%) Blue Coat
10 7 (4.09%) Tufin
11 5 (2.92%) Oracle
12 3 (1.75%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.75%) HP
12 3 (1.75%) Juniper
12 3 (1.75%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.17%) Meraki