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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 56 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.85% 3.65% 3.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 14.86% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 10
Average salary £75,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 74 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.33% 24.58% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41 62 59
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,025 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Identity Management
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) SIEM
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (11.11%) SAN
7 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
7 1 (11.11%) Adobe
7 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 1 (11.11%) DHCP
7 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) CRM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Information Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Identity Management
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe