Period
to 21 November 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 89 115
Rank change year-on-year +42 +26 -52
Permanent jobs citing WAN 210 148 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.29% 3.17% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.91% 19.05% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 155 125 111
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £21,200 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +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 702 777 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.69% 16.67% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 530 569 620
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,817 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.46% +6.18% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 21 November 2019.

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 2019. 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 +47 96 £31,500 -33.68% 16
Northamptonshire +27 51 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Leicestershire +3 33 £49,825 +60.73% 5
Derbyshire +13 26 £33,250 -13.64% 8
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 151 (71.90%) LAN
2 111 (52.86%) Cisco
3 106 (50.48%) Firewall
4 102 (48.57%) Windows
5 69 (32.86%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (32.38%) Microsoft
7 61 (29.05%) VMware
8 60 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 52 (24.76%) Office 365
10 51 (24.29%) DHCP
11 49 (23.33%) CCNP
11 49 (23.33%) Active Directory
12 42 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (19.05%) Hyper-V
13 40 (19.05%) TCP/IP
14 39 (18.57%) DNS
14 39 (18.57%) Telecoms
15 38 (18.10%) VPN
16 37 (17.62%) SAN
16 37 (17.62%) ITIL
16 37 (17.62%) Windows 10
17 36 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
18 35 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
18 35 (16.67%) Migration
19 34 (16.19%) Finance
19 34 (16.19%) Network Security
20 33 (15.71%) Azure
21 31 (14.76%) MS Exchange
22 30 (14.29%) VoIP
22 30 (14.29%) SLA

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 31 (14.76%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.29%) Apache
4 9 (4.29%) IIS
5 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.95%) Quickr
Applications
1 24 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 52 (24.76%) Office 365
2 33 (15.71%) Azure
3 15 (7.14%) AWS
4 10 (4.76%) SaaS
5 6 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.95%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.95%) PaaS
6 2 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (71.90%) LAN
2 106 (50.48%) Firewall
3 51 (24.29%) DHCP
4 40 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 39 (18.57%) DNS
6 38 (18.10%) VPN
7 37 (17.62%) SAN
8 34 (16.19%) Network Security
9 30 (14.29%) VLAN
9 30 (14.29%) VoIP
10 28 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (12.86%) Wireless
12 26 (12.38%) Wireshark
13 24 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (10.95%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (10.48%) MPLS
16 19 (9.05%) Cisco IOS
17 18 (8.57%) IP Telephony
17 18 (8.57%) NX-OS
18 15 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.95%) OLAP
2 2 (0.95%) OLTP
2 2 (0.95%) SAP BW
2 2 (0.95%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.48%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (18.57%) Telecoms
2 34 (16.19%) Finance
3 16 (7.62%) Retail
4 8 (3.81%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.90%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 39 (18.57%) Analyst
3 30 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 27 (12.86%) IT Engineer
5 22 (10.48%) IT Support
6 21 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 21 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (7.62%) Lead Network Engineer
8 14 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
8 14 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (5.71%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (4.29%) IT Analyst
11 9 (4.29%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (3.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (3.81%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.43%) Web Services
2 2 (0.95%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.29%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.81%) AS400
5 5 (2.38%) CMDB
5 5 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.90%) Social Media
7 3 (1.43%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.95%) Replication
8 2 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.48%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 102 (48.57%) Windows
2 60 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 37 (17.62%) Windows 10
4 36 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (11.43%) Linux
6 18 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.19%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.29%) Unix
10 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.90%) Android
11 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.62%) ITIL
2 35 (16.67%) Migration
2 35 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (13.33%) Change Management
4 27 (12.86%) IT Strategy
4 27 (12.86%) Problem Management
5 26 (12.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (10.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (10.95%) Service Delivery
7 21 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
8 20 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 19 (9.05%) Project Management
10 18 (8.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 15 (7.14%) Coaching
12 11 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (5.24%) Project Delivery
13 10 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (4.76%) ITIL V3
14 9 (4.29%) Creative Thinking
14 9 (4.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.57%) SQL
2 10 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (32.86%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (23.33%) CCNP
3 28 (13.33%) Degree
4 26 (12.38%) CCNA
5 15 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.76%) DBS Check
7 8 (3.81%) MCSE
7 8 (3.81%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.81%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.86%) CCAA
8 6 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.38%) CCIE
10 4 (1.90%) MCP
10 4 (1.90%) MCSA
10 4 (1.90%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.90%) PMP
11 2 (0.95%) CCVP
11 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.95%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.29%) SLA
2 6 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.48%) NIST
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 42 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.24%) XenApp
5 10 (4.76%) VirtualBox
6 8 (3.81%) Terminal Services
6 8 (3.81%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (3.33%) Firmware
8 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (2.38%) vSphere
10 2 (0.95%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.95%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (9.52%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (2.38%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.90%) SCCM
5 3 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.95%) Ansible
6 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.95%) Puppet
7 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) SCOM
7 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 111 (52.86%) Cisco
2 68 (32.38%) Microsoft
3 61 (29.05%) VMware
4 23 (10.95%) Citrix
5 20 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 18 (8.57%) Avaya
7 17 (8.10%) Veeam
8 16 (7.62%) Mitel
9 13 (6.19%) CheckPoint
9 13 (6.19%) F5
10 9 (4.29%) Zerto
11 6 (2.86%) Juniper
11 6 (2.86%) Splunk
12 3 (1.43%) Aruba
12 3 (1.43%) Dell
12 3 (1.43%) Forcepoint
12 3 (1.43%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.43%) HP
12 3 (1.43%) Meraki
13 2 (0.95%) Tufin