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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 1.89% 7.69% 7.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Herefordshire 3.77% 7.69% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix