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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 56 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.39% 1.31% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.35% 7.14% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 7
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £33,600 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £52,250 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
104 126 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.65% 18.34% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 95 109 89
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £64,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 43 (97.73%) LAN
2 20 (45.45%) Cisco
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 16 (36.36%) SAN
4 16 (36.36%) ITIL
4 16 (36.36%) Network Security
5 15 (34.09%) Firewall
5 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (31.82%) MCSE
7 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (29.55%) Supplier Management
8 12 (27.27%) VMware
8 12 (27.27%) CCNA
8 12 (27.27%) MPLS
8 12 (27.27%) Windows
9 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (25.00%) NAS
10 10 (22.73%) Citrix
11 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (15.91%) Zachman Framework
13 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
13 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (15.91%) Finance
13 7 (15.91%) SQL
13 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
13 7 (15.91%) Waterfall

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.64%) IIS
3 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (9.09%) Apache
4 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) RMDS
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (97.73%) LAN
2 16 (36.36%) SAN
2 16 (36.36%) Network Security
3 15 (34.09%) Firewall
4 12 (27.27%) MPLS
5 11 (25.00%) NAS
6 6 (13.64%) VPN
7 5 (11.36%) DNS
7 5 (11.36%) DHCP
7 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.09%) IPsec
8 4 (9.09%) HTTP
8 4 (9.09%) FCoE
8 4 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (9.09%) Multicast
9 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
9 3 (6.82%) VoIP
9 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
10 2 (4.55%) Wireless
10 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.09%) DB2
1 4 (9.09%) OLAP
1 4 (9.09%) OLTP
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) HBase
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) XSLT
2 1 (2.27%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) DTV
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Solaris
6 2 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Supplier Management
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
4 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.36%) People Management
6 4 (9.09%) Project Management
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security
6 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.09%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Coaching
7 3 (6.82%) Line Management
7 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (31.82%) MCSE
3 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (27.27%) CCNA
5 11 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.82%) MCSA
7 1 (2.27%) CCNP
7 1 (2.27%) MCP
7 1 (2.27%) Degree
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) SRDF
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (9.09%) NFS
3 2 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) SCOM
2 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Cisco
2 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.27%) VMware
4 10 (22.73%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) NetApp
5 4 (9.09%) EMC
5 4 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) WatchGuard
6 3 (6.82%) Websense
7 2 (4.55%) BT
7 2 (4.55%) HP
7 2 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Intel
8 1 (2.27%) Sybase
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) DataSynapse
8 1 (2.27%) Apple
8 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WANdisco
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WANdisco
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago