The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 56 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.27% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 2.04% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £50,000 £31,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.48% -57.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
WAN
Suffolk

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

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 98 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.17% 20.90% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37 60 39
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

WAN
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

WAN Salary Trend in Ipswich

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (11.11%) HTML5
8 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
8 1 (11.11%) Network Management
8 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 1 (11.11%) Office 365
8 1 (11.11%) HSRP
8 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 1 (11.11%) 802.1X

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) Fast Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) H.323
4 1 (11.11%) IGMP
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) L2TP
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) PPTP
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) VRRP
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
1 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) VMware