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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.65% 1.54% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.72% 7.59% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 9
Average salary £41,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £38,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,250 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
101 145 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.17% 20.31% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 84 113 66
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (100.00%) LAN
2 31 (60.78%) Cisco
3 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 29 (56.86%) VMware
4 23 (45.10%) Citrix
5 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (37.25%) Firewall
7 17 (33.33%) Windows
7 17 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
7 17 (33.33%) TOGAF
7 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (31.37%) ITIL
9 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (29.41%) SAN
9 15 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (29.41%) Network Security
10 14 (27.45%) NAS
10 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
10 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
11 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
12 11 (21.57%) MCSE
12 11 (21.57%) Supplier Management
13 10 (19.61%) SLA
13 10 (19.61%) MPLS
14 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (17.65%) CCNA
14 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (37.25%) Firewall
3 15 (29.41%) SAN
3 15 (29.41%) Network Security
4 14 (27.45%) NAS
5 10 (19.61%) MPLS
6 8 (15.69%) VPN
7 6 (11.76%) Wireless
7 6 (11.76%) IPsec
7 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.88%) DNS
8 3 (5.88%) DHCP
9 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.92%) Internet
9 2 (3.92%) PABX
10 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Architect
2 18 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Support Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Communications Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) DTV
2 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Vista
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Solaris
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
1 17 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 17 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 16 (31.37%) ITIL
3 11 (21.57%) Supplier Management
4 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 9 (17.65%) People Management
5 7 (13.73%) Coaching
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 6 (11.76%) Network Architecture
6 6 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Information Security
6 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.80%) Migration
8 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (21.57%) MCSE
4 9 (17.65%) CCNA
4 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.92%) MCDST
5 2 (3.92%) MCITP
5 2 (3.92%) MCP
5 2 (3.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (19.61%) SLA
3 5 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) vCloud
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Cisco
2 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 29 (56.86%) VMware
3 23 (45.10%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Websense
5 1 (1.96%) BT
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