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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.28% 11.59% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 35.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 0
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
30 76 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.55% 32.62% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 63 27
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £39,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) Streaming Video
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (75.00%) Polycom
2 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) WSH
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) COM
4 1 (25.00%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WSH
2 1 (25.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
1 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Polycom