The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.50% 1.46% 11.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.15% 6.00% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £47,000 £29,250 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.68% +37.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 50 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.17% 24.39% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 33
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £40,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
West Midlands

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Telford +4 5 - -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (68.00%) VoIP
3 17 (68.00%) MPLS
4 16 (64.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 15 (60.00%) DMVPN
5 15 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (60.00%) Network Management
5 15 (60.00%) F5
5 15 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (60.00%) Blue Coat
5 15 (60.00%) Incident Management
5 15 (60.00%) Fortinet
5 15 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 15 (60.00%) McAfee
6 10 (40.00%) Advertising
6 10 (40.00%) LAN
7 9 (36.00%) CCNP
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (16.00%) DNS
9 4 (16.00%) Nokia
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) ERP
9 4 (16.00%) VLAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (68.00%) VoIP
3 17 (68.00%) MPLS
4 15 (60.00%) DMVPN
4 15 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 4 (16.00%) DHCP
6 4 (16.00%) VLAN
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (8.00%) VPN
8 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.00%) Wireless
General
1 10 (40.00%) Advertising
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Design Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 15 (60.00%) Network Management
2 15 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 15 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 15 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) ERP
3 4 (16.00%) Time Management
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Logistics
3 4 (16.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) CCNP
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.00%) CCSA
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) CheckPoint
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) F5
2 15 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 15 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 15 (60.00%) McAfee
3 4 (16.00%) Nokia
3 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (8.00%) IronPort