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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 5 11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 12.50% 12.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 40.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1 5 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 16.67% 31.25% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 12
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

WAN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) DTV
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) French Language
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IPTV
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) French Language
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco