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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.09% 2.68% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.06% 20.93% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 17
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +136.84%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
137 86 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.21% 12.82% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 104 68 115
Average salary £35,500 £39,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.12% +16.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,100 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 30 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (98.04%) LAN
2 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
3 36 (70.59%) VMware
4 35 (68.63%) Cisco
5 27 (52.94%) Citrix
6 24 (47.06%) Windows
7 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (39.22%) Waterfall
8 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (39.22%) Zachman Framework
8 20 (39.22%) TOGAF
8 20 (39.22%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
10 15 (29.41%) SAN
10 15 (29.41%) Firewall
11 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
11 13 (25.49%) NAS
12 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
13 11 (21.57%) SLA
13 11 (21.57%) ITIL
14 10 (19.61%) VPN
14 10 (19.61%) Wireless
15 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
16 8 (15.69%) Office 365
17 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
17 7 (13.73%) Coaching
17 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (13.73%) QA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.96%) Quickr
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Office 365
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (98.04%) LAN
2 15 (29.41%) SAN
2 15 (29.41%) Firewall
3 13 (25.49%) NAS
4 10 (19.61%) VPN
4 10 (19.61%) Wireless
5 5 (9.80%) MPLS
6 4 (7.84%) IPsec
6 4 (7.84%) DNS
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.88%) Network Security
7 3 (5.88%) DHCP
8 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.96%) VLAN
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Architect
2 20 (39.22%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Design Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) FMCG
2 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Vista
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Waterfall
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (39.22%) Zachman Framework
1 20 (39.22%) TOGAF
1 20 (39.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (21.57%) ITIL
3 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
4 7 (13.73%) Coaching
4 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
4 7 (13.73%) Migration
4 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.73%) People Management
5 6 (11.76%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.80%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.88%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) MCDST
2 3 (5.88%) MCITP
2 3 (5.88%) MCP
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) SLA
2 7 (13.73%) QA
3 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.80%) vCloud
4 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.92%) XenApp
6 1 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 36 (70.59%) VMware
3 35 (68.63%) Cisco
4 27 (52.94%) Citrix
5 3 (5.88%) WatchGuard
6 2 (3.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) Lotus
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) HP
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