The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.54% 1.61% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 13.33% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Median salary £32,500 £25,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £25,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £35,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
65 30 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 20.00% 12.10% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 57 24 35
Median salary £35,000 £31,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Shropshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Shropshire

WAN
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -1 4 £32,500 +30.00%
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Nagios
7 3 (25.00%) DDNS
7 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (25.00%) NAS
7 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (25.00%) Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) DDNS
7 3 (25.00%) NAS
7 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
8 2 (16.67%) MPLS
8 2 (16.67%) NX-OS
8 2 (16.67%) OSPF
8 2 (16.67%) SNMP
8 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
8 2 (16.67%) VLAN
8 2 (16.67%) VPLS
8 2 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) VyOS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) pfSense
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (16.67%) Brocade
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
6 1 (8.33%) Aruba
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL