WAN Jobs in the East Midlands

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East Midlands

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 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 99 101 114
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -33
Permanent jobs citing WAN 71 72 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.11% 2.48% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.99% 16.48% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 36 57 75
10th Percentile £30,625 £31,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £25,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,250 £58,250
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -5.26%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 444 437 574
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.19% 15.04% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 346 208 321
10th Percentile £24,370 £26,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £27,445 £32,500 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £43,852 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.49% +16.94% -6.25%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £60,625 £67,500 £57,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for WAN in the East Midlands

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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 4 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Leicestershire +4 35 £50,000 - 4
Nottinghamshire 0 12 £48,850 +20.62% 7
Lincolnshire -10 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Northamptonshire -2 7 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Derbyshire +4 6 £45,250 +13.13% 5
Rutland - 3 - -
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England

WAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Exchange
2 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Shopify
2 1 (1.41%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (40.85%) Azure
2 26 (36.62%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (16.90%) AWS
4 6 (8.45%) Entra ID
5 5 (7.04%) GCP
6 3 (4.23%) IaaS
6 3 (4.23%) WhatsApp
7 2 (2.82%) Google Workspace
7 2 (2.82%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.82%) PaaS
7 2 (2.82%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.82%) SaaS
8 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (83.10%) LAN
2 23 (32.39%) Firewall
3 15 (21.13%) DHCP
3 15 (21.13%) DNS
4 12 (16.90%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (15.49%) SAN
6 10 (14.08%) SD-WAN
7 8 (11.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (11.27%) VPN
8 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
9 6 (8.45%) VLAN
9 6 (8.45%) Wireless
9 6 (8.45%) WLAN
10 5 (7.04%) NAS
11 4 (5.63%) 5G
11 4 (5.63%) MPLS
11 4 (5.63%) Network Security
12 2 (2.82%) Internet
12 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
12 2 (2.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (23.94%) Social Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Retail
3 6 (8.45%) Finance
4 5 (7.04%) Games
4 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.63%) Aerospace
5 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.63%) Marketing
5 4 (5.63%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.82%) Law
6 2 (2.82%) Legal
7 1 (1.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Developer
1 23 (32.39%) Software Developer
2 20 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) Senior
4 7 (9.86%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Business Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Security Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Business Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Python Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Python Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) AngularJS
1 23 (32.39%) CSS
1 23 (32.39%) Express.js
1 23 (32.39%) HTML
1 23 (32.39%) HTML5
1 23 (32.39%) Node.js
1 23 (32.39%) React
1 23 (32.39%) XML
2 2 (2.82%) LDAP
2 2 (2.82%) SAML
2 2 (2.82%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.04%) Private Cloud
1 5 (7.04%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (5.63%) GNSS
3 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.41%) PropTech
4 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Windows
2 20 (28.17%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.04%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Unix
4 4 (5.63%) VMS
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) Android
6 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Full Stack Development
1 23 (32.39%) Web Development
2 20 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (18.31%) Project Management
4 11 (15.49%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
6 8 (11.27%) Service Management
7 7 (9.86%) Business Continuity
7 7 (9.86%) ITIL
7 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (9.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (8.45%) IT Strategy
8 6 (8.45%) Migration
8 6 (8.45%) SIEM
9 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.04%) Security Management
9 5 (7.04%) Security Operations
9 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) Python
2 26 (36.62%) SQL
3 23 (32.39%) JavaScript
3 23 (32.39%) JSX
3 23 (32.39%) PHP
3 23 (32.39%) VB
4 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.45%) Bash
6 4 (5.63%) C++
6 4 (5.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (47.89%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.04%) CCNA
3 5 (7.04%) CISM
3 5 (7.04%) CISSP
3 5 (7.04%) SSCP
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.23%) MCSA
4 3 (4.23%) MCSE
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) CCIE
6 1 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) GDPR
1 7 (9.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.63%) PMO
3 2 (2.82%) Accessibility
3 2 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.54%) Hyper-V
3 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (1.41%) Autotask
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.17%) VMware
3 9 (12.68%) Cisco
4 6 (8.45%) Meraki
5 5 (7.04%) Apple
5 5 (7.04%) Google
6 4 (5.63%) Citrix
6 4 (5.63%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.23%) Sophos
8 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.41%) Aruba
9 1 (1.41%) Avaya
9 1 (1.41%) Darktrace
9 1 (1.41%) F5
9 1 (1.41%) HP
9 1 (1.41%) Juniper
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.41%) Sage
9 1 (1.41%) Veeam