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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.07% 3.36% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.50% 8.33% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £25,000 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
40 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.54% 40.34% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 25
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £17,200 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 6 £25,000 +47.05% 1
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
5 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
6 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
7 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Vista
8 8 (42.11%) VMware
9 7 (36.84%) Firewall
9 7 (36.84%) Citrix
10 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (31.58%) VoIP
10 6 (31.58%) Linux
10 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (31.58%) Office 365
11 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
12 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
12 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
12 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
12 4 (21.05%) MS Office
12 4 (21.05%) ITIL
13 3 (15.79%) DNS
13 3 (15.79%) UNIX
14 2 (10.53%) VPN
14 2 (10.53%) IPv4

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) IPv4
6 2 (10.53%) IPv6
6 2 (10.53%) DDNS
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
6 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) DHCP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Technical Architect
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Support
2 4 (21.05%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 4 (21.05%) Network Support
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Support
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Vista
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
1 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade
4 2 (10.53%) SonicWALL
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