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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 83 76
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 224 207 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.61% 3.02% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.35% 18.00% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 171 157 217
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 1101 1150 1634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.76% 16.80% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 917 956 1219
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +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 June 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 June 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 -10 115 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Cambridgeshire -4 42 £32,500 -6.47% 2
Essex +17 35 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Bedfordshire +26 25 £42,500 -7.10% 6
Norfolk - 4 £31,250 -
Suffolk -8 3 £45,000 +38.46% 3
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 331 (85.97%) LAN
2 230 (59.74%) Cisco
3 170 (44.16%) Firewall
4 152 (39.48%) Cisco Certification
5 148 (38.44%) Microsoft
6 128 (33.25%) Windows
7 121 (31.43%) VMware
8 107 (27.79%) Active Directory
9 103 (26.75%) CCNA
10 97 (25.19%) Citrix
11 96 (24.94%) Data Centre
12 94 (24.42%) VPN
13 90 (23.38%) CheckPoint
14 89 (23.12%) CCNP
15 85 (22.08%) ITIL
16 83 (21.56%) Wireless
17 74 (19.22%) DNS
18 70 (18.18%) DHCP
19 64 (16.62%) VMware Infrastructure
20 60 (15.58%) TCP/IP
20 60 (15.58%) Windows Server
21 57 (14.81%) VLAN
21 57 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
22 55 (14.29%) VoIP
23 50 (12.99%) MS Exchange
23 50 (12.99%) BGP
24 48 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
24 48 (12.47%) Network Security
25 47 (12.21%) Degree
25 47 (12.21%) HP

WAN
Co-occurring 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 50 (12.99%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.27%) Skype for Business
3 21 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.56%) CMS
6 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (8.83%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.65%) Office 365
2 24 (6.23%) PaaS
3 19 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (3.12%) IaaS
6 10 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.60%) Amazon Glacier
6 10 (2.60%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (2.60%) AWS CloudTrail
6 10 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 331 (85.97%) LAN
2 170 (44.16%) Firewall
3 94 (24.42%) VPN
4 83 (21.56%) Wireless
5 74 (19.22%) DNS
6 70 (18.18%) DHCP
7 60 (15.58%) TCP/IP
8 57 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 57 (14.81%) VLAN
9 55 (14.29%) VoIP
10 50 (12.99%) BGP
11 48 (12.47%) Network Security
12 46 (11.95%) MPLS
13 45 (11.69%) Cisco IOS
13 45 (11.69%) OSPF
13 45 (11.69%) Wi-Fi
14 40 (10.39%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (10.39%) SAN
15 27 (7.01%) EIGRP
16 25 (6.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.26%) MySQL
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (8.05%) Telecoms
2 23 (5.97%) Retail
3 16 (4.16%) Marketing
4 12 (3.12%) Finance
5 11 (2.86%) Games
6 10 (2.60%) Advertising
6 10 (2.60%) Back Office
7 9 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.56%) Military
9 3 (0.78%) Automotive
9 3 (0.78%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (21.04%) Network Engineer
2 57 (14.81%) Analyst
3 54 (14.03%) Support Engineer
4 43 (11.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 42 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 40 (10.39%) Consultant
7 36 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 35 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
9 34 (8.83%) Network Analyst
10 32 (8.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 30 (7.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 27 (7.01%) Cisco Engineer
13 26 (6.75%) Infrastructure Support
13 26 (6.75%) Network Consultant
14 25 (6.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
14 25 (6.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 24 (6.23%) Presales Consultant
15 24 (6.23%) Support Analyst
16 23 (5.97%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 22 (5.71%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.90%) HTML
1 15 (3.90%) XML
2 10 (2.60%) SAML
2 10 (2.60%) XMPP
3 6 (1.56%) POSIX
4 4 (1.04%) Middleware
4 4 (1.04%) Web Services
5 3 (0.78%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.26%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 96 (24.94%) Data Centre
2 48 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.16%) Blog
4 14 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.38%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.12%) Fat Client
6 12 (3.12%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.60%) PKI
8 6 (1.56%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.30%) Kindle
9 5 (1.30%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.30%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.04%) EPoS
10 4 (1.04%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.04%) User Experience
11 3 (0.78%) CMDB
11 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 128 (33.25%) Windows
2 60 (15.58%) Windows Server
3 44 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (8.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (7.27%) Linux
5 28 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (6.23%) Windows 10
6 24 (6.23%) Windows 7
7 14 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.60%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.04%) Unix
10 1 (0.26%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.08%) ITIL
2 47 (12.21%) Presales
3 42 (10.91%) Network Management
4 32 (8.31%) E-Commerce
4 32 (8.31%) Problem Management
5 29 (7.53%) Project Management
6 28 (7.27%) Change Control
6 28 (7.27%) Change Management
7 27 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (5.97%) IT Strategy
8 23 (5.97%) PRINCE2
9 20 (5.19%) Incident Management
9 20 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (4.42%) Asset Management
11 16 (4.16%) Information Security
11 16 (4.16%) Mentoring
12 15 (3.90%) Coaching
12 15 (3.90%) Customer Engagement
13 12 (3.12%) Data Protection
13 12 (3.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.75%) SQL
2 7 (1.82%) C
3 4 (1.04%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.04%) Python
3 4 (1.04%) R
3 4 (1.04%) VBScript
4 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.52%) Perl
4 2 (0.52%) PHP
5 1 (0.26%) C++
5 1 (0.26%) VB
5 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 152 (39.48%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (26.75%) CCNA
3 89 (23.12%) CCNP
4 47 (12.21%) Degree
5 27 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (6.49%) CCSA
7 21 (5.45%) CCDP
7 21 (5.45%) CCIE
8 20 (5.19%) MCSE
9 19 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (4.16%) BC Cleared
10 16 (4.16%) Security Cleared
11 15 (3.90%) CCSE
11 15 (3.90%) MCSA
11 15 (3.90%) Network+ Certification
12 9 (2.34%) CISSP
12 9 (2.34%) MCP
13 8 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (1.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.87%) SLA
2 5 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (0.78%) QA
5 2 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 107 (27.79%) Active Directory
2 64 (16.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (3.64%) Terminal Services
5 14 (3.64%) vSphere
5 14 (3.64%) XenApp
6 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.12%) WSUS
2 10 (2.60%) Cacti
3 8 (2.08%) SCCM
4 5 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.30%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.30%) SmokePing
5 3 (0.78%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.78%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.52%) SCOM
6 2 (0.52%) ThinApp
6 2 (0.52%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.52%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.26%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 230 (59.74%) Cisco
2 148 (38.44%) Microsoft
3 121 (31.43%) VMware
4 97 (25.19%) Citrix
5 90 (23.38%) CheckPoint
6 47 (12.21%) HP
7 42 (10.91%) Juniper
8 35 (9.09%) Aruba
9 27 (7.01%) F5
10 22 (5.71%) Avaya
11 19 (4.94%) SolarWinds
12 16 (4.16%) Fortinet
12 16 (4.16%) Palo Alto
13 15 (3.90%) Arista
14 14 (3.64%) Meraki
15 12 (3.12%) Brocade
16 10 (2.60%) Riverbed
17 9 (2.34%) Computacenter
18 8 (2.08%) EMC
18 8 (2.08%) Remedy
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package, Overti
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car, 25k OTE, Training, Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30k+
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £53000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hoddesdon
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 27 days ago