Period
to 21 January 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 132 72
Rank change year-on-year +23 -60 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 111 103 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.63% 2.02% 3.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.18% 15.44% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 75 100 184
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.48% -14.12% +3.03%
10th Percentile £24,700 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,250 £60,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 686 667 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.24% 13.06% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 452 549 674
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,775 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 January 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 January 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
Northamptonshire +36 45 £45,000 -15.09% 6
Leicestershire -30 28 £37,500 +9.49% 2
Nottinghamshire +15 27 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Derbyshire +9 8 £38,500 +10.00% 5
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 94 (84.68%) LAN
2 55 (49.55%) Cisco
3 54 (48.65%) Windows
4 49 (44.14%) Firewall
5 44 (39.64%) Active Directory
6 37 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (31.53%) VMware
8 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
9 32 (28.83%) SAN
10 31 (27.93%) TCP/IP
10 31 (27.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (27.03%) Hyper-V
12 29 (26.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (26.13%) Windows Server
13 27 (24.32%) CCNP
14 26 (23.42%) ITIL
14 26 (23.42%) Migration
14 26 (23.42%) SolarWinds
15 25 (22.52%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (22.52%) IT Strategy
16 23 (20.72%) Cisco IOS
17 22 (19.82%) Wireshark
17 22 (19.82%) VLAN
17 22 (19.82%) Office 365
17 22 (19.82%) DHCP
17 22 (19.82%) Cisco Prime
17 22 (19.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
17 22 (19.82%) NX-OS
18 20 (18.02%) VPN

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 10 (9.01%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.60%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.80%) Apache
5 2 (1.80%) Confluence
5 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 2 (1.80%) JBoss
5 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.82%) Office 365
2 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.50%) SaaS
5 4 (3.60%) G Suite
6 2 (1.80%) IaaS
6 2 (1.80%) PaaS
7 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 94 (84.68%) LAN
2 49 (44.14%) Firewall
3 32 (28.83%) SAN
4 31 (27.93%) TCP/IP
5 29 (26.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (22.52%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (20.72%) Cisco IOS
8 22 (19.82%) DHCP
8 22 (19.82%) NX-OS
8 22 (19.82%) VLAN
8 22 (19.82%) Wireshark
9 20 (18.02%) VPN
10 18 (16.22%) DNS
10 18 (16.22%) Wireless
11 11 (9.91%) VoIP
12 9 (8.11%) Internet
12 9 (8.11%) MPLS
13 8 (7.21%) WLAN
14 4 (3.60%) Ethernet
14 4 (3.60%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.70%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.70%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.80%) JIRA
General
1 16 (14.41%) Retail
2 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Automotive
3 3 (2.70%) Finance
4 2 (1.80%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (36.04%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.22%) Lead Network Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Analyst
5 12 (10.81%) IT Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Technical Support
9 7 (6.31%) Architect
9 7 (6.31%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) LAN Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) WAN Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Support Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) Technical Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.71%) Clustering
3 9 (8.11%) Replication
4 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.80%) FMCG
6 2 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (48.65%) Windows
2 31 (27.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (26.13%) Windows Server
4 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 14 (12.61%) Linux
7 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.11%) Windows 8
9 8 (7.21%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.60%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) ITIL
1 26 (23.42%) Migration
2 25 (22.52%) IT Strategy
3 22 (19.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 16 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (13.51%) Multichannel Retail
6 10 (9.01%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.21%) Patch Management
9 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.50%) Change Control
11 5 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.50%) ITIL V3
11 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
12 4 (3.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.21%) SQL
2 7 (6.31%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.60%) Python
5 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.80%) Java
6 1 (0.90%) Lisp
6 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (24.32%) CCNP
3 17 (15.32%) MCSE
3 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (14.41%) CCNA
5 10 (9.01%) Degree
6 8 (7.21%) MCSA
7 6 (5.41%) MCITP
8 4 (3.60%) DBS Check
8 4 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.70%) VCP6
10 2 (1.80%) CCIE
10 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.80%) MCTS
10 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.80%) PMP
10 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.90%) CCDP
11 1 (0.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) GDPR
3 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (39.64%) Active Directory
2 30 (27.03%) Hyper-V
3 20 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.60%) DFS Replication
5 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.70%) XenApp
6 2 (1.80%) vSphere
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (19.82%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (3.60%) Ansible
3 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.60%) Puppet
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Salt
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (49.55%) Cisco
2 35 (31.53%) VMware
3 34 (30.63%) Microsoft
4 26 (23.42%) SolarWinds
5 7 (6.31%) Meraki
6 6 (5.41%) Avaya
6 6 (5.41%) F5
6 6 (5.41%) Veeam
7 5 (4.50%) HP
8 4 (3.60%) Citrix
8 4 (3.60%) Riverbed
8 4 (3.60%) SAP
9 3 (2.70%) Dell
9 3 (2.70%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.70%) IBM
9 3 (2.70%) Juniper
10 2 (1.80%) CommVault
10 2 (1.80%) NetApp
10 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.80%) Sophos