Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 62 88
Rank change year-on-year -51 +26 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 117 277 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.23% 4.24% 3.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.31% 27.13% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 111 214 219
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +13.92%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,575 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £66,250
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 764 1021 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.54% 15.64% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 620 765 808
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,090 £21,780
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,250 £63,750
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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -10 42 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Leicestershire -16 34 £29,000 -31.76% 4
Northamptonshire -28 25 £53,500 +18.89% 1
Derbyshire -3 13 £35,000 - 4
Lincolnshire -18 4 £53,500 +52.86%
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 112 (95.73%) LAN
2 74 (63.25%) Windows
3 53 (45.30%) VMware
4 50 (42.74%) Cisco
5 48 (41.03%) Firewall
6 45 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 43 (36.75%) Windows Server
8 41 (35.04%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (35.04%) ITIL
9 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 36 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (24.79%) Office 365
11 29 (24.79%) MS Exchange
12 28 (23.93%) CCNA
13 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (21.37%) Hyper-V
14 25 (21.37%) TCP/IP
15 24 (20.51%) Data Centre
16 23 (19.66%) VoIP
16 23 (19.66%) Wireless
17 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
18 21 (17.95%) CCNP
18 21 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (16.24%) VLAN
21 18 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
21 18 (15.38%) Windows 10
22 17 (14.53%) HP

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 29 (24.79%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.27%) IIS
6 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 29 (24.79%) Office 365
2 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 112 (95.73%) LAN
2 48 (41.03%) Firewall
3 25 (21.37%) TCP/IP
4 23 (19.66%) VoIP
4 23 (19.66%) Wireless
5 19 (16.24%) VLAN
6 16 (13.68%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (12.82%) DNS
7 15 (12.82%) WLAN
8 14 (11.97%) DHCP
9 13 (11.11%) SAN
10 12 (10.26%) MPLS
11 10 (8.55%) Network Security
11 10 (8.55%) VPN
12 7 (5.98%) Internet
12 7 (5.98%) PBX
13 6 (5.13%) TACACS
13 6 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (4.27%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (4.27%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) MySQL
3 3 (2.56%) Big Data
3 3 (2.56%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.55%) Retail
3 6 (5.13%) Finance
3 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.56%) Billing
5 2 (1.71%) Automotive
5 2 (1.71%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (32.48%) Network Engineer
2 21 (17.95%) IT Engineer
3 19 (16.24%) Support Engineer
4 16 (13.68%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) IT Support
6 13 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 12 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (9.40%) Analyst
9 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (8.55%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (7.69%) Technical Support
11 8 (6.84%) Administrator
11 8 (6.84%) Network Support
11 8 (6.84%) Technical Leader
12 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (5.98%) Network Support Engineer
12 7 (5.98%) Support Analyst
13 6 (5.13%) IT Administrator
13 6 (5.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) LAMP
1 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.11%) Clustering
3 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (63.25%) Windows
2 43 (36.75%) Windows Server
3 39 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 17 (14.53%) Windows 7
8 10 (8.55%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.98%) Linux
10 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.56%) Android
13 2 (1.71%) CentOS
14 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.04%) ITIL
2 14 (11.97%) Migration
3 13 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
3 13 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.84%) PRINCE
4 8 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (6.84%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (5.98%) Incident Management
5 7 (5.98%) Mentoring
5 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.13%) Change Management
6 6 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.13%) Network Management
6 6 (5.13%) Statistics
7 5 (4.27%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (4.27%) Data Security
7 5 (4.27%) Fault Management
7 5 (4.27%) Service Design
7 5 (4.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 8 (6.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (35.04%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (23.93%) CCNA
3 21 (17.95%) CCNP
4 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (12.82%) Degree
7 11 (9.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (7.69%) MCSE
9 8 (6.84%) MCSA
9 8 (6.84%) VCP5
10 6 (5.13%) CCSA
10 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
10 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.42%) CCDE
11 4 (3.42%) CCDP
11 4 (3.42%) CCIE
11 4 (3.42%) HP APS
12 3 (2.56%) APMP
12 3 (2.56%) CCA
12 3 (2.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) SLA
2 9 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.37%) Hyper-V
3 21 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.27%) vSphere
5 2 (1.71%) Firmware
5 2 (1.71%) XenApp
6 1 (0.85%) NDS
6 1 (0.85%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (6.84%) SCCM
3 4 (3.42%) SmoothWall
4 2 (1.71%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (45.30%) VMware
2 50 (42.74%) Cisco
3 36 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.53%) HP
5 13 (11.11%) Citrix
6 9 (7.69%) Avaya
6 9 (7.69%) F5
6 9 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 7 (5.98%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.98%) Juniper
8 6 (5.13%) Blue Coat
8 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.27%) Dell
10 4 (3.42%) NetApp
10 4 (3.42%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.56%) Aruba
11 3 (2.56%) Brocade
11 3 (2.56%) Google
11 3 (2.56%) Mitel
11 3 (2.56%) SonicWALL