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

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 109 69
Rank change year-on-year +29 -40 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 168 127 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.58% 2.54% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.51% 16.14% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 140 117 189
East Midlands median annual salary £39,160 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £21,925 £26,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £62,625 £60,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%

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 781 787 1,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.65% 15.77% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 600 644 788
East Midlands median annual salary £39,659 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.76% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 20 October 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 October 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
Northamptonshire +7 46 £45,000 -15.89% 8
Leicestershire -7 46 £31,000 +3.33% 7
Nottinghamshire +13 45 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Derbyshire +22 24 £38,500 +10.00% 4
Lincolnshire +9 4 £18,700 -65.05%
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 147 (87.50%) LAN
2 88 (52.38%) Cisco
3 71 (42.26%) Firewall
4 68 (40.48%) Windows
5 65 (38.69%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (34.52%) Microsoft
7 51 (30.36%) Active Directory
8 48 (28.57%) CCNP
9 47 (27.98%) VMware
10 45 (26.79%) Windows Server
11 41 (24.40%) Office 365
12 39 (23.21%) Wireless
13 37 (22.02%) CCNA
14 36 (21.43%) Hyper-V
15 33 (19.64%) Migration
15 33 (19.64%) SAN
15 33 (19.64%) TCP/IP
16 32 (19.05%) Data Centre
17 30 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
17 30 (17.86%) SolarWinds
18 29 (17.26%) DNS
18 29 (17.26%) ITIL
19 28 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
20 26 (15.48%) VPN
21 25 (14.88%) WLAN
21 25 (14.88%) DHCP
21 25 (14.88%) MPLS
21 25 (14.88%) Retail
21 25 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
21 25 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012

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 19 (11.31%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.79%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.79%) Quickr
5 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.19%) Apache
6 2 (1.19%) Confluence
6 2 (1.19%) JBoss
6 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (24.40%) Office 365
2 25 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (5.36%) G Suite
5 3 (1.79%) PaaS
5 3 (1.79%) SaaS
6 2 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 147 (87.50%) LAN
2 71 (42.26%) Firewall
3 39 (23.21%) Wireless
4 33 (19.64%) SAN
4 33 (19.64%) TCP/IP
5 30 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (17.26%) DNS
7 28 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (15.48%) VPN
9 25 (14.88%) DHCP
9 25 (14.88%) MPLS
9 25 (14.88%) WLAN
10 24 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
11 23 (13.69%) NX-OS
12 22 (13.10%) Wireshark
13 21 (12.50%) VLAN
14 16 (9.52%) VoIP
15 15 (8.93%) Internet
16 13 (7.74%) Network Security
17 10 (5.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 25 (14.88%) Retail
2 10 (5.95%) Finance
3 9 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 59 (35.12%) Network Engineer
2 34 (20.24%) Support Engineer
3 20 (11.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 20 (11.90%) LAN Engineer
3 20 (11.90%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 20 (11.90%) WAN Engineer
4 19 (11.31%) Analyst
5 17 (10.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (10.12%) Lead Network Engineer
6 16 (9.52%) IT Engineer
6 16 (9.52%) IT Support
7 15 (8.93%) Network Support
8 13 (7.74%) Network Support Engineer
8 13 (7.74%) Technical Support
9 12 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (6.55%) Architect
11 10 (5.95%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 9 (5.36%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.74%) Replication
3 12 (7.14%) Clustering
4 8 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (4.76%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.98%) NHS
6 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.19%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (40.48%) Windows
2 45 (26.79%) Windows Server
3 25 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (10.71%) Linux
6 17 (10.12%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.36%) Mac OS
7 9 (5.36%) Windows 10
8 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.57%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.64%) Migration
2 29 (17.26%) ITIL
3 23 (13.69%) IT Strategy
4 22 (13.10%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 22 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (11.31%) Multichannel Retail
6 18 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 12 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
7 12 (7.14%) Presales
8 11 (6.55%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 11 (6.55%) Patch Management
9 10 (5.95%) Information Security
10 9 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.36%) Proactive Monitoring
11 8 (4.76%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.76%) Service Management
11 8 (4.76%) SIEM
11 8 (4.76%) Software Optimisation
11 8 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.55%) PowerShell
1 11 (6.55%) SQL
2 10 (5.95%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.38%) Python
4 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.19%) Java
5 1 (0.60%) Lisp
5 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (38.69%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (28.57%) CCNP
3 37 (22.02%) CCNA
4 22 (13.10%) MCSE
4 22 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (7.14%) Degree
6 11 (6.55%) MCSA
7 8 (4.76%) CCDP
8 7 (4.17%) DBS Check
9 4 (2.38%) ISEB
9 4 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (2.38%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.38%) MCITP
9 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.79%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.79%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.79%) MCTS
10 3 (1.79%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.19%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.50%) SLA
2 8 (4.76%) GDPR
3 7 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.98%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 51 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 36 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.79%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.79%) Firmware
4 3 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.79%) XenServer
5 2 (1.19%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.19%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (13.69%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (4.76%) SCCM
3 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.98%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.79%) Ansible
5 3 (1.79%) HP NNM
5 3 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.79%) Puppet
5 3 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.79%) WSUS
6 2 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.19%) Salt
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 88 (52.38%) Cisco
2 58 (34.52%) Microsoft
3 47 (27.98%) VMware
4 30 (17.86%) SolarWinds
5 16 (9.52%) Juniper
6 15 (8.93%) CheckPoint
6 15 (8.93%) HP
7 14 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 11 (6.55%) Veeam
9 8 (4.76%) Citrix
9 8 (4.76%) Forcepoint
9 8 (4.76%) Tufin
10 6 (3.57%) F5
10 6 (3.57%) Riverbed
11 5 (2.98%) Extreme Networks
11 5 (2.98%) Meraki
11 5 (2.98%) Sophos
12 3 (1.79%) McAfee
12 3 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.79%) Symantec