The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.88% 8.33% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.49% 21.95% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £30,500 £47,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.10% +60.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £47,000 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,443 £47,000 £37,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
69 41 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 33.66% 37.96% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 62 21 33
Average salary £30,500 £28,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.08% -8.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Shropshire region.

WAN Salary Trend in Shropshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Shropshire

WAN
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -4 8 £30,500 - 1
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (53.85%) Network Design
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
7 5 (38.46%) Brocade
7 5 (38.46%) VLAN
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (38.46%) SonicWALL
7 5 (38.46%) DDNS
7 5 (38.46%) HP
7 5 (38.46%) CCNA
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (38.46%) Nagios
7 5 (38.46%) IPv4
7 5 (38.46%) IPv6
7 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 5 (38.46%) VPN
7 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 5 (38.46%) VoIP
8 4 (30.77%) Windows XP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) DDNS
4 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
4 5 (38.46%) VLAN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (38.46%) VoIP
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) IPv4
4 5 (38.46%) IPv6
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) SNMP
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Support
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) CCDP
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Nagios
2 2 (15.38%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Brocade
3 5 (38.46%) SonicWALL
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) McAfee
6 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35651 - £37000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago