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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 59 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.28% 2.88% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.49% 17.33% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 18
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +68.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £17,350 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,750 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -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
148 75 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.89% 16.63% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 120 63 112
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 30 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 26 (96.30%) LAN
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) VMware
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (29.63%) MPLS
6 8 (29.63%) ITIL
7 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.93%) VPN
7 7 (25.93%) Firewall
7 7 (25.93%) Wireless
8 6 (22.22%) Project Management
8 6 (22.22%) SAN
8 6 (22.22%) DNS
8 6 (22.22%) Supplier Management
8 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (18.52%) Migration
9 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
9 5 (18.52%) Dell
9 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
9 5 (18.52%) IIS
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (18.52%) BGP
9 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
9 5 (18.52%) vCloud
9 5 (18.52%) Office 365
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco CUCM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
1 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) LAN
2 8 (29.63%) MPLS
3 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 7 (25.93%) Wireless
3 7 (25.93%) VPN
4 6 (22.22%) DNS
4 6 (22.22%) SAN
5 5 (18.52%) BGP
5 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (14.81%) WLAN
6 4 (14.81%) DHCP
6 4 (14.81%) OSPF
6 4 (14.81%) RIP
7 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
7 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
8 2 (7.41%) NAS
8 2 (7.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Network Support
4 3 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Support
5 2 (7.41%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.11%) Network Design
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) Network Management
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) People Management
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) CCDA
4 1 (3.70%) CCDP
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCSA
4 1 (3.70%) CCSE
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) vCloud
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (14.81%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Dell
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) EMC
6 2 (7.41%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
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