Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 71 93
Rank change year-on-year -56 +22 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 118 223 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.23% 3.64% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.56% 25.17% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 119 175 153
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,250 £29,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,900 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 672 886 1,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.69% 14.48% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 568 646 841
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £23,775 £23,113 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +16 40 £35,000 -6.67% 12
Nottinghamshire -39 33 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Leicestershire +5 29 £42,500 - 10
Northamptonshire -31 14 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Lincolnshire -16 3 £53,500 +64.62% 6
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 112 (94.92%) LAN
2 64 (54.24%) Windows
3 63 (53.39%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (50.85%) Cisco
5 58 (49.15%) Firewall
6 56 (47.46%) Active Directory
7 52 (44.07%) CCNA
8 51 (43.22%) VMware
9 43 (36.44%) Windows Server
10 39 (33.05%) Microsoft
11 37 (31.36%) CCNP
12 36 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (28.81%) ITIL
14 32 (27.12%) MS Exchange
15 30 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 28 (23.73%) Hyper-V
16 28 (23.73%) Wireless
16 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (22.03%) MCSA
17 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (21.19%) MCSE
18 25 (21.19%) Citrix
19 23 (19.49%) SAN
19 23 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
20 22 (18.64%) HP
21 21 (17.80%) SQL Server
22 19 (16.10%) Office 365
22 19 (16.10%) Data Centre
23 18 (15.25%) Retail

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 32 (27.12%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.78%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.69%) IIS
7 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.85%) Quickr
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (16.10%) Office 365
3 12 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (94.92%) LAN
2 58 (49.15%) Firewall
3 28 (23.73%) Wireless
4 23 (19.49%) SAN
5 18 (15.25%) DNS
5 18 (15.25%) VoIP
6 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
6 17 (14.41%) WLAN
7 14 (11.86%) VLAN
7 14 (11.86%) VPN
8 13 (11.02%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (11.02%) Remote Desktop
8 13 (11.02%) Unified Communications
9 11 (9.32%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (8.47%) DHCP
11 9 (7.63%) MPLS
11 9 (7.63%) Network Security
11 9 (7.63%) Telepresence
12 6 (5.08%) TACACS
13 5 (4.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.69%) Big Data
3 2 (1.69%) MySQL
3 2 (1.69%) SAP HANA
General
1 18 (15.25%) Retail
2 15 (12.71%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.63%) Finance
4 4 (3.39%) Marketing
4 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.69%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Network Engineer
2 28 (23.73%) IT Engineer
3 25 (21.19%) Support Engineer
4 21 (17.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (14.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (13.56%) IT Support
7 15 (12.71%) IT Support Engineer
8 13 (11.02%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (8.47%) Network Support
10 9 (7.63%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) Network Support Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) Voice Engineer
11 8 (6.78%) Analyst
11 8 (6.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (5.93%) ICT Engineer
12 7 (5.93%) ICT Support
12 7 (5.93%) ICT Support Engineer
12 7 (5.93%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.47%) Clustering
3 6 (5.08%) NHS
4 4 (3.39%) iPhone
5 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.54%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.69%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) AS400
7 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 64 (54.24%) Windows
2 43 (36.44%) Windows Server
3 28 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (9.32%) Windows 10
7 8 (6.78%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.24%) Linux
8 5 (4.24%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.54%) AIX
10 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.81%) ITIL
2 11 (9.32%) Presales
3 10 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (8.47%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (6.78%) Incident Management
4 8 (6.78%) Service Design
5 7 (5.93%) Business Continuity
5 7 (5.93%) Patch Management
5 7 (5.93%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.08%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.08%) Network Management
7 5 (4.24%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (4.24%) Fault Management
7 5 (4.24%) Project Management
8 4 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.39%) Change Management
8 4 (3.39%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.39%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.02%) SQL
2 7 (5.93%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (53.39%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (44.07%) CCNA
3 37 (31.36%) CCNP
4 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (22.03%) MCSA
6 25 (21.19%) MCSE
7 9 (7.63%) CCIE
7 9 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (5.08%) CCSA
9 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
10 5 (4.24%) CCA
10 5 (4.24%) CCDP
10 5 (4.24%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (3.39%) CCDE
11 4 (3.39%) HP APS
11 4 (3.39%) JNCIA
11 4 (3.39%) MCSD
11 4 (3.39%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) SLA
2 7 (5.93%) PMO
3 4 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (47.46%) Active Directory
2 36 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (23.73%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.02%) XenApp
5 6 (5.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (3.39%) vSphere
7 3 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.69%) Firmware
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) SCCM
2 9 (7.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (7.63%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.39%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 60 (50.85%) Cisco
2 51 (43.22%) VMware
3 39 (33.05%) Microsoft
4 25 (21.19%) Citrix
5 22 (18.64%) HP
6 10 (8.47%) Dell
6 10 (8.47%) Juniper
7 9 (7.63%) F5
8 7 (5.93%) Google
9 6 (5.08%) Blue Coat
9 6 (5.08%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.39%) NetApp
10 4 (3.39%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.54%) Mitel
11 3 (2.54%) Oracle
12 2 (1.69%) Capita
12 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.69%) SAP
13 1 (0.85%) Apple
13 1 (0.85%) Lotus