The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.20% 1.75% 4.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 12.86% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 27
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +55.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 70 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.23% 13.59% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 110 61 112
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
South Yorkshire

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 16 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 31 (96.88%) LAN
2 18 (56.25%) Cisco
3 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 13 (40.63%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) MPLS
6 10 (31.25%) SAN
6 10 (31.25%) Citrix
6 10 (31.25%) Wireless
6 10 (31.25%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
8 8 (25.00%) DNS
8 8 (25.00%) ITIL
8 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (21.88%) VoIP
10 6 (18.75%) Firewall
10 6 (18.75%) NAS
10 6 (18.75%) SCCM
10 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.75%) DHCP
10 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
10 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (15.63%) EIGRP
11 5 (15.63%) BGP
11 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (96.88%) LAN
2 11 (34.38%) MPLS
3 10 (31.25%) SAN
3 10 (31.25%) Wireless
4 8 (25.00%) DNS
5 7 (21.88%) VoIP
6 6 (18.75%) Firewall
6 6 (18.75%) NAS
6 6 (18.75%) DHCP
7 5 (15.63%) EIGRP
7 5 (15.63%) BGP
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.50%) VPN
8 4 (12.50%) OSPF
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (9.38%) SSL
9 3 (9.38%) RIP
9 3 (9.38%) WLAN
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
1 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Product Management
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
1 2 (6.25%) C#
1 2 (6.25%) Delphi
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
2 3 (9.38%) CCDA
2 3 (9.38%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCIP
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Dell
4 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
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