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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 8 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 10.81% 2.22% 9.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 12.50% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
WAN
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Loughborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Loughborough 32.43% 17.78% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 5
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -29.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Loughborough

WAN
Salary Trend in Loughborough

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

WAN Salary Trend in Loughborough

WAN
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Loughborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Loughborough 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware