The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.96% 4.76% 11.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 23.21% 36.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 27
Average salary £24,500 £42,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.35% -39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £51,150 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
WAN
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 56 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 12.94% 20.51% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 51 64
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £32,500 £27,673
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

WAN
Salary Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Derby region.

WAN Salary Trend in Derby

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derby region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Aruba
5 4 (40.00%) Meru Networks
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) 4G
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) CCDP
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derby region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) 4G
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Aruba
3 4 (40.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (20.00%) VMware