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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.96% 3.37% 8.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 13.04% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £36,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £36,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
36 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.29% 25.84% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 23
Average salary £43,750 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.67% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £18,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 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
(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 -5 1 £40,000 +9.58%
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (55.56%) Logistics
4 4 (44.44%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (44.44%) Marketing
4 4 (44.44%) Time Management
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) SAP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) Lotus
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) iPhone
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Support Assistant
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Assistant
2 2 (22.22%) IT Assistant
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Logistics
3 4 (44.44%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Time Management
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) BPR
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) CCVP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
1 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft