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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.06% 7.50% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.72% 19.15% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 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 £22,600 £47,000 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £37,850
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
79 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 34.20% 39.17% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 69 32 32
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +6 12 £30,500 - 1
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Firewall
5 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
6 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
7 8 (42.11%) Linux
7 8 (42.11%) VoIP
7 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco
7 8 (42.11%) Citrix
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (36.84%) Network Design
8 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Vista
9 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (31.58%) Office 365
9 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
9 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (31.58%) DNS
9 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
10 5 (26.32%) VPN
10 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (26.32%) Nagios
10 5 (26.32%) IPv4
10 5 (26.32%) IPv6
10 5 (26.32%) HP
10 5 (26.32%) CCNA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) VoIP
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (26.32%) DDNS
5 5 (26.32%) IPv4
5 5 (26.32%) IPv6
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) IP Telephony
5 5 (26.32%) VLAN
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (10.53%) Network Security
7 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
7 2 (10.53%) OSPF
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
8 1 (5.26%) MPLS
8 1 (5.26%) DHCP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Support
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
5 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Vista
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Nagios
2 2 (10.53%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Brocade
3 5 (26.32%) SonicWALL
4 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Nokia
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £350.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health + more
Posted: 18 days ago