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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 95 49
Rank change year-on-year +12 -46  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 80 75 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.73% 2.36% 4.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.36% 13.97% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 45 47 127
Median salary £44,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,240 £58,250 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 393 537 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.42% 16.89% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 295 422 499
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +23 24 £45,000 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire +4 23 £51,850 +23.18% 2
Leicestershire +10 16 £44,317 +29.39% 5
Derbyshire +14 12 £35,000 -15.66% 2
Lincolnshire -16 1 £32,500 +8.33%
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for WAN.

1 165 (81.28%) LAN
2 140 (68.97%) Cisco
3 126 (62.07%) Firewall
4 107 (52.71%) Cisco Certification
5 83 (40.89%) ITIL
6 69 (33.99%) CCNP
7 67 (33.00%) CCNA
8 62 (30.54%) Data Centre
9 52 (25.62%) Windows
10 50 (24.63%) VoIP
11 47 (23.15%) Wireless
12 46 (22.66%) VLAN
13 45 (22.17%) DHCP
14 44 (21.67%) CheckPoint
15 42 (20.69%) DNS
16 41 (20.20%) HP
17 40 (19.70%) Active Directory
17 40 (19.70%) TCP/IP
18 39 (19.21%) SolarWinds
19 35 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
19 35 (17.24%) SAN
20 34 (16.75%) Degree
20 34 (16.75%) VMware
21 33 (16.26%) Network Management
22 32 (15.76%) Service Delivery
23 31 (15.27%) Cisco ASA
24 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
25 28 (13.79%) VPN
25 28 (13.79%) SQL Server
26 27 (13.30%) Windows Server

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 13 (6.40%) IIS
2 9 (4.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.43%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.96%) Apache
4 2 (0.99%) CMS
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.91%) MS Office
2 10 (4.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.91%) Office 365
2 6 (2.96%) IaaS
3 3 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.99%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 165 (81.28%) LAN
2 126 (62.07%) Firewall
3 50 (24.63%) VoIP
4 47 (23.15%) Wireless
5 46 (22.66%) VLAN
6 45 (22.17%) DHCP
7 42 (20.69%) DNS
8 40 (19.70%) TCP/IP
9 35 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (17.24%) SAN
10 31 (15.27%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (13.79%) VPN
12 26 (12.81%) MPLS
13 22 (10.84%) WLAN
14 21 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
14 21 (10.34%) Wireshark
15 20 (9.85%) OSPF
16 17 (8.37%) FTP
16 17 (8.37%) IPv4
17 13 (6.40%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (8.37%) Retail
1 17 (8.37%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.93%) Back Office
3 9 (4.43%) Finance
4 5 (2.46%) Publishing
5 3 (1.48%) Automotive
5 3 (1.48%) Legal
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (39.90%) Network Engineer
2 30 (14.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (13.79%) Analyst
4 25 (12.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 24 (11.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (8.37%) Support Engineer
7 14 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.91%) Network Support
8 12 (5.91%) Network Support Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) Infrastructure Support
9 11 (5.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (3.94%) IT Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) IT Manager
11 8 (3.94%) Network Analyst
11 8 (3.94%) Security Specialist
11 8 (3.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.94%) HTML
2 4 (1.97%) .NET
3 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.99%) REST
3 2 (0.99%) SOAP
3 2 (0.99%) Web Services
3 2 (0.99%) XML
3 2 (0.99%) XSLT
4 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.49%) COM
4 1 (0.49%) HTML5
4 1 (0.49%) Middleware
4 1 (0.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (30.54%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.85%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (2.96%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.46%) CMDB
6 5 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.99%) iPad
7 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.62%) Windows
2 27 (13.30%) Windows Server
3 21 (10.34%) Linux
4 11 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.43%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.45%) Unix
6 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.97%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.97%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.48%) CentOS
8 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.99%) VyOS
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.89%) ITIL
2 33 (16.26%) Network Management
3 32 (15.76%) Service Delivery
4 26 (12.81%) Migration
5 25 (12.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (10.84%) IT Strategy
7 21 (10.34%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 21 (10.34%) ITIL V3
8 20 (9.85%) Software Engineering
9 19 (9.36%) Problem Management
10 18 (8.87%) Supplier Management
11 17 (8.37%) Coaching
12 16 (7.88%) Change Management
13 15 (7.39%) PRINCE2
13 15 (7.39%) Project Management
13 15 (7.39%) Root Cause Analysis
14 13 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (6.40%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.91%) E-Commerce
15 12 (5.91%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.39%) SQL
2 6 (2.96%) VBA
3 5 (2.46%) VB
4 3 (1.48%) C
4 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 107 (52.71%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (33.99%) CCNP
3 67 (33.00%) CCNA
4 34 (16.75%) Degree
5 25 (12.32%) CCIE
6 15 (7.39%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (4.43%) CISSP
8 9 (4.43%) MCSE
9 8 (3.94%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (3.94%) Security+ Certification
10 5 (2.46%) PMI Certification
10 5 (2.46%) PMP
11 3 (1.48%) MCITP
12 2 (0.99%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.99%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.99%) MCSA
13 1 (0.49%) CCDA
13 1 (0.49%) CCDP
13 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) SLA
2 8 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.87%) Hyper-V
3 17 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.88%) vSphere
5 4 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.99%) NFS
6 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (11.33%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (3.94%) SCCM
3 7 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.99%) SCOM
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.49%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 140 (68.97%) Cisco
2 44 (21.67%) CheckPoint
3 41 (20.20%) HP
4 39 (19.21%) SolarWinds
5 34 (16.75%) VMware
6 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 26 (12.81%) Fortinet
8 20 (9.85%) Juniper
9 18 (8.87%) F5
10 10 (4.93%) SonicWALL
11 9 (4.43%) CommVault
11 9 (4.43%) NetApp
12 8 (3.94%) Brocade
13 7 (3.45%) Computacenter
14 6 (2.96%) ProCurve
14 6 (2.96%) Riverbed
14 6 (2.96%) Symantec
15 5 (2.46%) Dell
15 5 (2.46%) Google
15 5 (2.46%) Motorola
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