The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 9 7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 11.76% 29.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 26.67% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 17
Average salary - £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
WAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
0 15 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 44.12% 64.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 22
Average salary - £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

WAN
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the M4 Corridor region.

WAN Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor