Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 110 127
Rank change year-on-year +42 +17 -46
Permanent jobs citing WAN 128 105 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.83% 2.53% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 15.46% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 105 66 119
Median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% -9.09%
10th Percentile £19,750 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £54,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 544 679 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.28% 16.33% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 449 452 545
Median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £60,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing WAN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WAN in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for WAN in the East Midlands

WAN
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +33 52 £31,000 -22.50% 5
Derbyshire +15 28 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Leicestershire +50 24 £46,500 +24.00% 1
Northamptonshire -5 19 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Lincolnshire -1 5 £31,500 -16.00% 1
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 99 (77.34%) LAN
2 67 (52.34%) Cisco
3 64 (50.00%) Firewall
4 62 (48.44%) Windows
5 39 (30.47%) DHCP
6 38 (29.69%) VMware
7 36 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (26.56%) Office 365
9 33 (25.78%) Active Directory
10 32 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
12 29 (22.66%) DNS
13 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
14 26 (20.31%) MS Exchange
15 25 (19.53%) CCNP
16 24 (18.75%) Problem Management
17 23 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2016
18 22 (17.19%) Windows 10
19 21 (16.41%) VoIP
20 18 (14.06%) ITIL
20 18 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (14.06%) Windows 7
21 17 (13.28%) Finance
22 16 (12.50%) VLAN
23 15 (11.72%) AWS
23 15 (11.72%) SQL
23 15 (11.72%) CCNA
24 14 (10.94%) Service Delivery

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 26 (20.31%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.34%) IIS
4 2 (1.56%) Apache
4 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.56%) Office 365
2 15 (11.72%) AWS
3 14 (10.94%) Azure
4 8 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (5.47%) SaaS
6 4 (3.13%) IaaS
7 2 (1.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (1.56%) PaaS
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 99 (77.34%) LAN
2 64 (50.00%) Firewall
3 39 (30.47%) DHCP
4 29 (22.66%) DNS
5 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
6 21 (16.41%) VoIP
7 16 (12.50%) VLAN
8 14 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (10.16%) BGP
10 12 (9.38%) MPLS
11 11 (8.59%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (8.59%) Wireshark
12 10 (7.81%) SAN
12 10 (7.81%) WLAN
13 9 (7.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (7.03%) Network Security
13 9 (7.03%) Wireless
14 8 (6.25%) VPN
15 7 (5.47%) OSPF
15 7 (5.47%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) MySQL
3 2 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.56%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.78%) French Language
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
6 1 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (27.34%) Network Engineer
2 21 (16.41%) IT Engineer
3 20 (15.63%) Analyst
4 17 (13.28%) Support Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) Cisco Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) IT Support
6 13 (10.16%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) 1st Line Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Office 365 Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Server Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Windows Server Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.34%) LDAP
1 3 (2.34%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.34%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.56%) CCTV
4 2 (1.56%) PKI
4 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) CMDB
5 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.78%) iPhone
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.78%) Social Media
5 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (48.44%) Windows
2 36 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2016
5 22 (17.19%) Windows 10
6 18 (14.06%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.69%) Linux
9 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.91%) Unix
11 3 (2.34%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.78%) Android
12 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.75%) Problem Management
2 23 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (14.06%) ITIL
4 14 (10.94%) Service Delivery
5 13 (10.16%) Project Delivery
6 11 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (7.81%) Change Management
7 10 (7.81%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.81%) Migration
8 9 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.03%) Proactive Monitoring
8 9 (7.03%) Service Management
9 8 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
10 7 (5.47%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.47%) Kanban
10 7 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (5.47%) Project Management
10 7 (5.47%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (4.69%) Coaching
11 6 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.72%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (19.53%) CCNP
3 15 (11.72%) CCNA
4 7 (5.47%) Degree
5 4 (3.13%) CCIE
5 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.34%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.34%) MCSA
7 2 (1.56%) MCSE
8 1 (0.78%) CEH
8 1 (0.78%) GIAC
8 1 (0.78%) MCP
8 1 (0.78%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) GDPR
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) NIST
System Software
1 33 (25.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.81%) vSphere
5 7 (5.47%) ProxySG
6 6 (4.69%) XenApp
7 5 (3.91%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.34%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.78%) Firmware
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) SCCM
2 7 (5.47%) SCOM
3 4 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.78%) Ansible
4 1 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (52.34%) Cisco
2 38 (29.69%) VMware
3 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.59%) CheckPoint
4 11 (8.59%) F5
4 11 (8.59%) Mitel
5 8 (6.25%) Avaya
5 8 (6.25%) Citrix
5 8 (6.25%) Juniper
6 7 (5.47%) Aruba
6 7 (5.47%) Blue Coat
6 7 (5.47%) Tufin
6 7 (5.47%) Veeam
7 5 (3.91%) HP
7 5 (3.91%) Oracle
7 5 (3.91%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.13%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.34%) Zerto
10 2 (1.56%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.56%) Meraki