The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 15 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.60% 0.32% 4.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.43% 2.94% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 19
Average salary £45,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.17% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £29,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
70 34 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.00% 10.93% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 62
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 21 (70.00%) Firewall
2 20 (66.67%) LAN
3 19 (63.33%) Windows
4 18 (60.00%) Wireless
4 18 (60.00%) IPsec
5 13 (43.33%) VPN
5 13 (43.33%) Network Security
6 12 (40.00%) Cisco
6 12 (40.00%) Sourcefire
7 11 (36.67%) Finance
7 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 10 (33.33%) SSL
8 10 (33.33%) CCSA
8 10 (33.33%) CCSE
8 10 (33.33%) SSH
8 10 (33.33%) PKI
9 9 (30.00%) Asset Management
9 9 (30.00%) VMware
9 9 (30.00%) Identity Management
9 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (30.00%) SAN
9 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (30.00%) SIEM
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (26.67%) WAN Optimisation
10 8 (26.67%) DMVPN
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (26.67%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Visio
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) Firewall
2 20 (66.67%) LAN
3 18 (60.00%) Wireless
3 18 (60.00%) IPsec
4 13 (43.33%) VPN
4 13 (43.33%) Network Security
5 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
6 10 (33.33%) SSL
6 10 (33.33%) SSH
7 9 (30.00%) SAN
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (26.67%) DMVPN
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (26.67%) NAS
8 8 (26.67%) BGP
8 8 (26.67%) EIGRP
8 8 (26.67%) TACACS
8 8 (26.67%) MPLS
8 8 (26.67%) VLAN
8 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Architect
4 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Services Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Middleware
2 5 (16.67%) WSH
3 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) PKI
2 8 (26.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Asset Management
1 9 (30.00%) Identity Management
1 9 (30.00%) SIEM
2 8 (26.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 8 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (26.67%) Benchmarking
2 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCSA
2 10 (33.33%) CCSE
3 8 (26.67%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (26.67%) Cacti
1 8 (26.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco
1 12 (40.00%) Sourcefire
2 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 8 (26.67%) Riverbed
4 8 (26.67%) SolarWinds
4 8 (26.67%) Citrix
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) McAfee
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) F5
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago