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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.96% 4.51% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.01% 33.33% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 17
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +112.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
131 78 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.10% 13.54% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 109 66 148
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +14.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,000 £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 24 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 50 (96.15%) LAN
2 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (75.00%) VMware
3 32 (61.54%) Cisco
4 28 (53.85%) Windows
5 24 (46.15%) Citrix
6 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
8 17 (32.69%) SAN
8 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (32.69%) Zachman Framework
8 17 (32.69%) TOGAF
8 17 (32.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (32.69%) Waterfall
9 15 (28.85%) ITIL
9 15 (28.85%) Firewall
10 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
10 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (21.15%) Migration
10 11 (21.15%) NAS
11 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
11 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange
11 10 (19.23%) SLA
11 10 (19.23%) Wireless
11 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (17.31%) VPN
12 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
12 9 (17.31%) Office 365
13 8 (15.38%) DNS
13 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
2 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (11.54%) IIS
5 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.92%) Quickr
8 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Office 365
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (96.15%) LAN
2 17 (32.69%) SAN
3 15 (28.85%) Firewall
4 11 (21.15%) NAS
5 10 (19.23%) Wireless
6 9 (17.31%) VPN
7 8 (15.38%) DNS
8 7 (13.46%) DHCP
9 6 (11.54%) MPLS
10 2 (3.85%) IPsec
10 2 (3.85%) Network Security
10 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.92%) SSH
11 1 (1.92%) VLAN
11 1 (1.92%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Architect
2 17 (32.69%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Design Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Network Support
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Vista
4 5 (9.62%) Linux
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (32.69%) Zachman Framework
1 17 (32.69%) TOGAF
1 17 (32.69%) Enterprise Architecture
1 17 (32.69%) Waterfall
2 15 (28.85%) ITIL
3 11 (21.15%) Migration
4 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.46%) Project Management
6 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.54%) Supplier Management
7 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.54%) Coaching
8 5 (9.62%) People Management
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.92%) Information Security
10 1 (1.92%) High Availability
10 1 (1.92%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) CCNP
2 3 (5.77%) MCDST
2 3 (5.77%) MCITP
2 3 (5.77%) MCP
3 2 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) CCDA
4 1 (1.92%) CCDP
4 1 (1.92%) CCSA
4 1 (1.92%) CCSE
4 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.92%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.92%) CCIE
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) SLA
2 7 (13.46%) QA
3 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) vCloud
4 5 (9.62%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.85%) XenApp
7 1 (1.92%) vSphere
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 39 (75.00%) VMware
2 32 (61.54%) Cisco
3 24 (46.15%) Citrix
4 6 (11.54%) Dell
5 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.85%) EMC
6 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) Lotus
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago