The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 24 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 5.56% 13.95% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 63.16% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 1
Average salary £33,750 £29,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +21.87%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
WAN
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lincolnshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lincolnshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 38 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 18.06% 22.09% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 10
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £23,100 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Lincolnshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Lincolnshire region.

WAN Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

WAN
Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln -9 6 £33,750 +18.42%
Skegness - 1 £25,000 -
Grantham - 1 £35,000 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Migration
6 5 (31.25%) LAMP
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Apache
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (25.00%) Information Security
8 3 (18.75%) IT Governance
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Network Security
8 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (18.75%) Internet
8 3 (18.75%) MPLS
8 3 (18.75%) OSPF
8 3 (18.75%) BGP
8 3 (18.75%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) HND
8 3 (18.75%) Perl

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (18.75%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) MPLS
4 3 (18.75%) OSPF
4 3 (18.75%) BGP
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) HSRP
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) LAMP
2 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) HND
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix