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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.48% 0.69% 5.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 4.62% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 11
Median salary £35,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.44% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £43,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
66 65 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.58% 14.87% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 62 62 51
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £22,000 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere

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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) L2TP
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) PPTP
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) VRRP
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos