Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 74 106
Rank change year-on-year +10 +32 -27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 166 178 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.12% 3.66% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.82% 23.61% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 110 158 109
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,125 £60,500
England median annual salary £42,915 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.71% +3.33% +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 697 754 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.32% 15.49% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 494 612 655
East Midlands median annual salary £37,750 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.95% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,675
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 +28 69 £32,000 -34.36% 21
Northamptonshire +32 47 £26,000 -42.22% 5
Derbyshire +15 33 £32,500 -15.58% 8
Leicestershire -36 13 £60,000 +93.55% 4
Lincolnshire 0 1 £37,500 -6.25% 3
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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.

1 134 (80.72%) LAN
2 81 (48.80%) Firewall
3 74 (44.58%) Windows
4 71 (42.77%) Cisco
5 69 (41.57%) Microsoft
6 60 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (28.31%) Windows Server
8 45 (27.11%) CCNP
9 42 (25.30%) Active Directory
10 39 (23.49%) Office 365
11 38 (22.89%) ITIL
11 38 (22.89%) VMware
12 34 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
12 34 (20.48%) Hyper-V
13 33 (19.88%) VPN
14 32 (19.28%) Telecoms
15 30 (18.07%) SAN
16 29 (17.47%) Migration
17 28 (16.87%) Azure
18 27 (16.27%) IT Strategy
19 26 (15.66%) Data Centre
19 26 (15.66%) Cisco ASA
20 25 (15.06%) CCNA
21 24 (14.46%) DHCP
21 24 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
22 23 (13.86%) Windows 10
22 23 (13.86%) Network Security
22 23 (13.86%) Linux
22 23 (13.86%) SLA

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 15 (9.04%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.22%) IIS
4 5 (3.01%) Apache
4 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.01%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.41%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.41%) Quickr
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.49%) Office 365
2 28 (16.87%) Azure
3 14 (8.43%) AWS
4 4 (2.41%) PaaS
5 3 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) GCP
6 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (80.72%) LAN
2 81 (48.80%) Firewall
3 33 (19.88%) VPN
4 30 (18.07%) SAN
5 26 (15.66%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (14.46%) DHCP
7 23 (13.86%) Network Security
8 22 (13.25%) Wireless
9 19 (11.45%) VoIP
10 17 (10.24%) DNS
10 17 (10.24%) MPLS
10 17 (10.24%) TCP/IP
10 17 (10.24%) VLAN
11 16 (9.64%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (9.64%) Internet
11 16 (9.64%) NX-OS
11 16 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (9.64%) Wireshark
12 14 (8.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.81%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.81%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.20%) OLAP
3 2 (1.20%) OLTP
4 1 (0.60%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (19.28%) Telecoms
2 21 (12.65%) Retail
3 11 (6.63%) Finance
4 4 (2.41%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.41%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.60%) French Language
5 1 (0.60%) German Language
5 1 (0.60%) Housing Association
5 1 (0.60%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (25.90%) Network Engineer
2 35 (21.08%) Analyst
3 19 (11.45%) Architect
3 19 (11.45%) Support Engineer
4 18 (10.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (9.64%) Lead Network Engineer
6 14 (8.43%) Support Analyst
7 12 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) IT Support
8 11 (6.63%) Service Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (5.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (4.82%) IT Engineer
11 8 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.22%) IT Manager
13 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
13 6 (3.61%) IT Analyst
14 5 (3.01%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.81%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.20%) JSON
2 2 (1.20%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.22%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.22%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.61%) AS400
5 3 (1.81%) CMDB
5 3 (1.81%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.20%) iPhone
6 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Social Media
7 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (44.58%) Windows
2 47 (28.31%) Windows Server
3 23 (13.86%) Linux
3 23 (13.86%) Windows 10
4 22 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.23%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.82%) Unix
7 8 (4.82%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.41%) Android
8 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.89%) ITIL
2 29 (17.47%) Migration
3 27 (16.27%) IT Strategy
4 21 (12.65%) Coaching
4 21 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (12.05%) Service Delivery
6 17 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 16 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (9.64%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 15 (9.04%) Mentoring
8 15 (9.04%) TOGAF
9 14 (8.43%) High Availability
10 13 (7.83%) Project Management
11 11 (6.63%) Multichannel Retail
11 11 (6.63%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (6.63%) Service Management
12 9 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (5.42%) Server Management
13 8 (4.82%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.82%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.02%) SQL
2 6 (3.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (36.14%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (27.11%) CCNP
3 25 (15.06%) CCNA
4 18 (10.84%) Degree
5 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (5.42%) MCSE
7 8 (4.82%) PMI Certification
7 8 (4.82%) PMP
8 7 (4.22%) HND
8 7 (4.22%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (3.01%) CCAA
9 5 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.41%) MCSA
11 3 (1.81%) MCITP
11 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.20%) MCP
12 2 (1.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.86%) SLA
2 6 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (25.30%) Active Directory
2 34 (20.48%) Hyper-V
3 24 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.01%) VirtualBox
5 4 (2.41%) Firmware
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (12.65%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (4.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.61%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.81%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.81%) SCCM
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.60%) Terraform
5 1 (0.60%) vMotion
Vendors
1 71 (42.77%) Cisco
2 69 (41.57%) Microsoft
3 38 (22.89%) VMware
4 21 (12.65%) SolarWinds
5 14 (8.43%) Citrix
5 14 (8.43%) Juniper
6 13 (7.83%) Avaya
7 8 (4.82%) F5
8 7 (4.22%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.22%) Mitel
9 6 (3.61%) Splunk
10 5 (3.01%) WatchGuard
11 4 (2.41%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.41%) Lotus
12 3 (1.81%) Meraki
12 3 (1.81%) SAP
12 3 (1.81%) Veeam
13 2 (1.20%) Forcepoint
14 1 (0.60%) Apple
14 1 (0.60%) arcserve