The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.67% 2.50% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 13.43% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 15
Average salary £43,125 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,575 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
WAN
South Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 134 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.64% 18.61% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 73 100 71
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

WAN
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

WAN Salary Trend in Sheffield

WAN
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
6 4 (30.77%) Presales
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
6 4 (30.77%) Service Management
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
7 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Avaya
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
7 3 (23.08%) Skype
7 3 (23.08%) WebEx
7 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (15.38%) Network Security
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) Skype
5 3 (23.08%) WebEx
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
7 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.69%) IPsec
7 1 (7.69%) OSPF
7 1 (7.69%) RIP
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Field Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Field Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Presales
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCDA
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Avaya
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
Sheffield
greywood
Salary: £30000 per annum + Plus Bens
Posted: 24 days ago