The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / East of England
Rank 102 63 74
Rank change year-on-year -39 +11  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 161 307 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.64% 4.17% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.41% 21.04% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 103 250 203
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £25,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 981 1459 1587
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.06% 19.81% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1204 1215
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in the East of England

WAN
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in the East of England.

Salary trend for WAN in the East of England

WAN
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in the East of England

WAN
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -28 83 £42,750 +14.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -4 29 £38,000 +1.33% 7
Bedfordshire -8 26 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Norfolk -4 11 £32,500 -51.85% 1
Essex -13 10 £60,000 +36.36%
Suffolk +30 6 £23,000 -23.33%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 of England region with a requirement for WAN.

1 317 (85.91%) LAN
2 200 (54.20%) Cisco
3 167 (45.26%) Cisco Certification
4 149 (40.38%) Firewall
5 123 (33.33%) CCNP
5 123 (33.33%) Windows
6 119 (32.25%) Microsoft
7 95 (25.75%) Active Directory
7 95 (25.75%) VMware
8 87 (23.58%) VPN
8 87 (23.58%) Data Centre
9 83 (22.49%) TCP/IP
10 77 (20.87%) CCNA
11 76 (20.60%) ITIL
12 74 (20.05%) CheckPoint
13 72 (19.51%) Wireless
14 69 (18.70%) DNS
14 69 (18.70%) Cisco Nexus
15 67 (18.16%) BGP
16 66 (17.89%) Network Security
17 62 (16.80%) OSPF
18 59 (15.99%) Citrix
19 58 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 56 (15.18%) Network Management
21 52 (14.09%) Windows Server
22 50 (13.55%) VoIP
22 50 (13.55%) MS Excel
23 49 (13.28%) DHCP
24 48 (13.01%) Spanning Tree
25 47 (12.74%) CCSA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 34 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.79%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.17%) IIS
5 5 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.08%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 50 (13.55%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.94%) MS Office
3 32 (8.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.76%) Office 365
2 20 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.25%) PaaS
4 9 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.90%) IaaS
6 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 317 (85.91%) LAN
2 149 (40.38%) Firewall
3 87 (23.58%) VPN
4 83 (22.49%) TCP/IP
5 72 (19.51%) Wireless
6 69 (18.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 69 (18.70%) DNS
7 67 (18.16%) BGP
8 66 (17.89%) Network Security
9 62 (16.80%) OSPF
10 50 (13.55%) VoIP
11 49 (13.28%) DHCP
12 48 (13.01%) Spanning Tree
13 45 (12.20%) VLAN
14 37 (10.03%) SAN
15 34 (9.21%) MPLS
16 33 (8.94%) Wi-Fi
17 24 (6.50%) FTP
18 23 (6.23%) Cisco ASA
19 22 (5.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.27%) MySQL
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (11.65%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.88%) Retail
3 11 (2.98%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.44%) Marketing
5 8 (2.17%) Finance
6 4 (1.08%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Automotive
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (26.56%) Network Engineer
2 50 (13.55%) Analyst
3 46 (12.47%) Consultant
4 45 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 41 (11.11%) Network Consultant
6 36 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 29 (7.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (7.59%) Security Engineer
9 27 (7.32%) Network Analyst
9 27 (7.32%) Network Security Consultant
9 27 (7.32%) Security Consultant
10 26 (7.05%) Network Security Engineer
11 25 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
12 22 (5.96%) Cisco Engineer
13 21 (5.69%) Architect
14 20 (5.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 19 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 18 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
17 17 (4.61%) Project Manager
18 15 (4.07%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.63%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.08%) Middleware
3 3 (0.81%) Web Services
4 1 (0.27%) COM
4 1 (0.27%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 87 (23.58%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.96%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.44%) Blog
4 9 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 7 (1.90%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.36%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.36%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.08%) Clustering
8 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.08%) iPad
8 4 (1.08%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.81%) Cybercrime
9 3 (0.81%) EPoS
9 3 (0.81%) iSeries
9 3 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 123 (33.33%) Windows
2 52 (14.09%) Windows Server
3 42 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (10.84%) Linux
5 35 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (6.50%) Unix
6 24 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (5.69%) Windows 7
8 17 (4.61%) Windows 10
9 11 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.44%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.08%) CentOS
12 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.27%) Android
13 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (20.60%) ITIL
2 56 (15.18%) Network Management
3 41 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 37 (10.03%) Load Balancing
5 34 (9.21%) Presales
6 30 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (7.32%) Incident Management
8 26 (7.05%) Change Management
9 24 (6.50%) Change Control
10 20 (5.42%) PRINCE2
11 17 (4.61%) Asset Management
11 17 (4.61%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (3.79%) Risk Management
14 13 (3.52%) E-Commerce
14 13 (3.52%) Migration
14 13 (3.52%) Service Delivery
15 12 (3.25%) Network Design
15 12 (3.25%) Project Management
16 11 (2.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.23%) SQL
2 9 (2.44%) C
3 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.36%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.36%) Python
5 3 (0.81%) Perl
5 3 (0.81%) PHP
6 1 (0.27%) C++
6 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 167 (45.26%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (33.33%) CCNP
3 77 (20.87%) CCNA
4 47 (12.74%) CCSA
5 40 (10.84%) CCIE
5 40 (10.84%) CCSE
6 32 (8.67%) CCDP
7 29 (7.86%) Degree
8 24 (6.50%) Security Cleared
9 16 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (3.52%) BC Cleared
12 10 (2.71%) MCSE
13 8 (2.17%) JNCIP
13 8 (2.17%) MCSA
14 6 (1.63%) SC Cleared
15 5 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (1.08%) CISM
16 4 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
16 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.67%) SLA
2 7 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.54%) PMO
3 2 (0.54%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (25.75%) Active Directory
2 58 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.69%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.61%) VMware ESX
5 10 (2.71%) Terminal Services
5 10 (2.71%) vSphere
6 7 (1.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 7 (1.90%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.36%) XenApp
8 3 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.54%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.27%) Firmware
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.27%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (5.42%) SCCM
2 12 (3.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.36%) ZENworks
4 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (1.08%) ThinApp
5 3 (0.81%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.81%) Puppet
6 2 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.54%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.27%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 200 (54.20%) Cisco
2 119 (32.25%) Microsoft
3 95 (25.75%) VMware
4 74 (20.05%) CheckPoint
5 59 (15.99%) Citrix
6 35 (9.49%) Juniper
7 28 (7.59%) Avaya
8 26 (7.05%) F5
9 24 (6.50%) HP
9 24 (6.50%) SolarWinds
10 16 (4.34%) Computacenter
11 14 (3.79%) Aruba
12 13 (3.52%) EMC
13 11 (2.98%) Brocade
13 11 (2.98%) Riverbed
14 9 (2.44%) Mitel
15 8 (2.17%) CA
15 8 (2.17%) Symantec
16 7 (1.90%) SAP
17 6 (1.63%) Veeam
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Generous benefits
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Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + fully expensed car + benfits
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Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + fully expensed car + benfits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
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