The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 8 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 13.46% 2.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.89% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
WAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Herefordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 34.62% 4.55% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 1
Average salary £46,875 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

WAN Salary Trend in Herefordshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford +1 2 £43,750 +9.37%
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 (75.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) Dell
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
6 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Herefordshire 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (16.67%) DMZ
6 1 (8.33%) Intranet
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) ADSL
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) BCP
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) F5