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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 53 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 2.56% 0.32% 8.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 1.96% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 18
Average salary £29,500 £21,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.47% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £21,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £21,000 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
38 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 16.24% 16.29% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 44
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +29.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 2 (12.50%) SNMP
9 2 (12.50%) VPN
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
9 2 (12.50%) Citrix
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) Websense
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
9 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) SNMP
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) 4G
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Communications Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Communications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (12.50%) iPhone
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Websense
4 1 (6.25%) HP