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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.27% 4.22% 6.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 25.93% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 18
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -40.36%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
16 54 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.78% 16.27% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 49 52
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 11 December 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) CentOS
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Cybercrime
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Meraki