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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 59 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.50% 2.21% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 14.42% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 11
Average salary £60,000 £46,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +142.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
123 104 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.11% 15.29% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 94 80 85
Average salary £35,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,385 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (98.25%) LAN
2 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
3 41 (71.93%) Cisco
4 40 (70.18%) VMware
5 32 (56.14%) Citrix
6 28 (49.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (43.86%) Zachman Framework
7 25 (43.86%) TOGAF
7 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (43.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 25 (43.86%) Waterfall
8 24 (42.11%) Windows
9 19 (33.33%) SAN
10 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
11 17 (29.82%) SharePoint
11 17 (29.82%) NAS
12 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
12 14 (24.56%) Firewall
13 11 (19.30%) SLA
13 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
14 10 (17.54%) Coaching
14 10 (17.54%) VPN
14 10 (17.54%) ITIL
14 10 (17.54%) Wireless
14 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (15.79%) People Management
15 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (14.04%) Migration
16 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (29.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.26%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.75%) Quickr
6 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (98.25%) LAN
2 19 (33.33%) SAN
3 17 (29.82%) NAS
4 14 (24.56%) Firewall
5 10 (17.54%) Wireless
5 10 (17.54%) VPN
6 5 (8.77%) DNS
6 5 (8.77%) IPsec
6 5 (8.77%) MPLS
7 4 (7.02%) Network Security
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.02%) DHCP
8 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.75%) PABX
9 1 (1.75%) FTP
9 1 (1.75%) Packet Switching
9 1 (1.75%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Architect
2 25 (43.86%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Design Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) FMCG
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Vista
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.51%) Linux
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (43.86%) Zachman Framework
1 25 (43.86%) TOGAF
1 25 (43.86%) Enterprise Architecture
1 25 (43.86%) Waterfall
2 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
3 10 (17.54%) Coaching
3 10 (17.54%) ITIL
4 9 (15.79%) People Management
4 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.04%) Migration
6 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
8 4 (7.02%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) MCDST
3 3 (5.26%) MCITP
3 3 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) SLA
2 7 (12.28%) QA
3 5 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) vCloud
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.51%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) vSphere
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
2 41 (71.93%) Cisco
3 40 (70.18%) VMware
4 32 (56.14%) Citrix
5 4 (7.02%) WatchGuard
6 2 (3.51%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) Lotus
7 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
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