WAN Jobs in the East of England

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > East of England

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

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 109 141 133
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8 -61
Permanent jobs citing WAN 108 113 147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.21% 2.00% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.36% 12.36% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87 73 113
10th Percentile £24,700 £23,050 £26,550
25th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,250 £66,750
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -5.26%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 874 914 960
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 17.89% 16.19% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 687 490 572
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,615
25th Percentile £28,561 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £69,150 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in the East of England

WAN
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAN in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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 6 months to 2 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
Hertfordshire +14 37 £41,500 -2.35% 28
Essex +23 26 £30,000 -25.93% 2
Norfolk -18 17 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 13 £34,000 -19.53% 14
Suffolk -4 8 £42,500 +70.00% 5
Bedfordshire +45 7 £32,500 -38.10% 2
WAN
England

WAN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the East of England 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 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Exchange
2 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.63%) IIS
4 3 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (44.44%) Azure
2 43 (39.81%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (9.26%) Entra ID
4 6 (5.56%) AWS
4 6 (5.56%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.85%) IaaS
5 2 (1.85%) PaaS
5 2 (1.85%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 78 (72.22%) LAN
2 46 (42.59%) Firewall
3 20 (18.52%) DNS
4 19 (17.59%) TCP/IP
5 18 (16.67%) SD-WAN
5 18 (16.67%) Wireless
6 15 (13.89%) DHCP
6 15 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (12.04%) Network Security
8 11 (10.19%) MPLS
9 10 (9.26%) VPN
9 10 (9.26%) WLAN
10 9 (8.33%) VLAN
11 7 (6.48%) BGP
11 7 (6.48%) Extranet
11 7 (6.48%) Structured Cabling
11 7 (6.48%) VoIP
12 6 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (4.63%) Internet
13 5 (4.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (36.11%) Social Skills
2 20 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 7 (6.48%) Legal
3 7 (6.48%) Police
3 7 (6.48%) Retail
4 4 (3.70%) Finance
4 4 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (1.85%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
7 1 (0.93%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Analyst
2 20 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (10.19%) IT Support
5 11 (10.19%) Service Analyst
5 11 (10.19%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
8 8 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) IT Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) IT Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Data Centre Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Driving Licence
1 15 (13.89%) NHS
2 7 (6.48%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.78%) Operational Technology
5 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.52%) Windows
2 24 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 15 (13.89%) Windows 10
3 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (5.56%) Android
5 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.56%) ITIL
2 22 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (11.11%) Service Design
5 11 (10.19%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (8.33%) Change Advisory Board
8 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.41%) Project Delivery
8 8 (7.41%) Project Management
9 7 (6.48%) B2B
9 7 (6.48%) Presales
10 6 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.56%) Statistics
11 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 5 (4.63%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (4.63%) Proactive Monitoring
11 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.63%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.41%) SQL
2 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.93%) C#
3 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.89%) Degree
3 13 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (9.26%) CCNA
5 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.48%) DBS Check
6 7 (6.48%) MCSE
7 5 (4.63%) HND
8 3 (2.78%) Azure Certification
8 3 (2.78%) CCNP
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 46 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.26%) vSphere
5 7 (6.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (4.63%) SmoothWall
2 5 (4.63%) WSUS
3 3 (2.78%) Ansible
3 3 (2.78%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 66 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (27.78%) Cisco
3 22 (20.37%) VMware
4 16 (14.81%) Meraki
5 12 (11.11%) HP
6 11 (10.19%) Juniper
7 6 (5.56%) Apple
8 5 (4.63%) Aruba
8 5 (4.63%) Dell
8 5 (4.63%) Google
9 4 (3.70%) Citrix
9 4 (3.70%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.70%) NetApp
10 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.85%) F5
11 2 (1.85%) Huawei
11 2 (1.85%) Palo Alto
12 1 (0.93%) Arista
12 1 (0.93%) Ekahau
12 1 (0.93%) Riverbed