The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.52% - 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% - 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 8
Average salary £45,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 25 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.70% 7.67% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 20 68
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
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WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 (76.47%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) Wireless
4 10 (58.82%) IPsec
5 8 (47.06%) Network Security
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
7 6 (35.29%) SSL
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco
7 6 (35.29%) PKI
7 6 (35.29%) CCSE
7 6 (35.29%) SSH
7 6 (35.29%) Sourcefire
7 6 (35.29%) Identity Management
7 6 (35.29%) CCSA
7 6 (35.29%) SIEM
8 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
8 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (29.41%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) Citrix
9 4 (23.53%) Middleware
9 4 (23.53%) MPLS
9 4 (23.53%) Benchmarking
9 4 (23.53%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 4 (23.53%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) Wireless
3 10 (58.82%) IPsec
4 8 (47.06%) Network Security
4 8 (47.06%) VPN
5 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 6 (35.29%) SSL
6 6 (35.29%) SSH
7 5 (29.41%) SAN
8 4 (23.53%) MPLS
8 4 (23.53%) BGP
8 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) TACACS
8 4 (23.53%) VLAN
8 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
8 4 (23.53%) NAS
8 4 (23.53%) DMVPN
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Security Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Security Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) WSH
3 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) PKI
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Identity Management
1 6 (35.29%) SIEM
2 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
3 4 (23.53%) Benchmarking
3 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCSE
1 6 (35.29%) CCSA
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cacti
1 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
1 6 (35.29%) Sourcefire
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
3 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) F5