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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.89% 12.70% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 36.36% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £30,500 £46,250 £36,893
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.05% +25.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
52 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 28.89% 34.92% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46 9 26
Average salary £30,500 £45,000 £36,787
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.22% +22.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £47,500
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 23 January 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 -15 6 £27,750 -40.00% 2
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) Network Design
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Network Management
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) IPv4
6 3 (30.00%) IPv6
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) CCDP
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) DDNS
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) IPv4
4 3 (30.00%) IPv6
4 3 (30.00%) DDNS
4 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
2 2 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Brocade
3 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (20.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago