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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.17% 1.48% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.02% 8.03% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 5
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £36,750 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £55,250 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
107 137 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.48% 18.49% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 96 112 84
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 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £63,550
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 36 (94.74%) LAN
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (39.47%) ITIL
3 15 (39.47%) Firewall
4 14 (36.84%) Supplier Management
4 14 (36.84%) SAN
5 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (34.21%) Cisco
5 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
5 13 (34.21%) Network Security
6 12 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (31.58%) CCNA
6 12 (31.58%) MCSE
7 11 (28.95%) Windows
7 11 (28.95%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (28.95%) MPLS
8 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (23.68%) VMware
9 8 (21.05%) NAS
9 8 (21.05%) Citrix
10 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (15.79%) Finance
12 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
12 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
12 5 (13.16%) IIS
12 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (13.16%) IIS
1 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) RMDS
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (94.74%) LAN
2 15 (39.47%) Firewall
3 14 (36.84%) SAN
4 13 (34.21%) Network Security
5 11 (28.95%) MPLS
6 8 (21.05%) NAS
7 5 (13.16%) DNS
7 5 (13.16%) DHCP
8 4 (10.53%) HTTP
8 4 (10.53%) VoIP
8 4 (10.53%) FCoE
8 4 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (10.53%) Multicast
9 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
9 3 (7.89%) VPN
10 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.63%) Wireless
11 1 (2.63%) IPsec
11 1 (2.63%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) DB2
1 4 (10.53%) OLAP
1 4 (10.53%) OLTP
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) HBase
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (21.05%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) XSLT
2 1 (2.63%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) DTV
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) Supplier Management
3 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) People Management
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.26%) Line Management
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (31.58%) MCSE
3 12 (31.58%) CCNA
4 11 (28.95%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.26%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (2.63%) MCTS
6 1 (2.63%) MCITP
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (10.53%) SRDF
3 4 (10.53%) NFS
4 2 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
4 5 (13.16%) NetApp
4 5 (13.16%) EMC
5 4 (10.53%) IBM
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (5.26%) Websense
7 1 (2.63%) BT
7 1 (2.63%) Intel
7 1 (2.63%) Sybase
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.63%) DataSynapse
7 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
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