The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.85% 3.93% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.85% 31.46% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 25
Average salary £41,625 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.50% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,150 £40,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 89 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.31% 12.48% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 91 80 100
Average salary £34,750 £29,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.80% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Staffordshire region.

WAN Salary Trend in Staffordshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
Tamworth +4 19 £28,550 +17.73%
Stoke-on-Trent -2 7 £32,000 +28.00%
Burton-upon-Trent +9 5 £57,500 +76.92%
Lichfield - 4 £62,000 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £40,000 -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 62 (81.58%) LAN
2 29 (38.16%) TCP/IP
2 29 (38.16%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (35.53%) Windows
4 26 (34.21%) Cisco
5 21 (27.63%) VPN
5 21 (27.63%) DNS
5 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
5 21 (27.63%) Citrix
6 20 (26.32%) CCNA
6 20 (26.32%) Wireless
7 18 (23.68%) CCNP
8 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
8 17 (22.37%) Service Delivery
9 16 (21.05%) MS Office
10 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
11 14 (18.42%) DHCP
11 14 (18.42%) Firewall
12 13 (17.11%) SLA
12 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
14 11 (14.47%) Project Management
14 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (14.47%) VLAN
15 9 (11.84%) Internet
15 9 (11.84%) HP
15 9 (11.84%) Windows XP
15 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
16 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
16 8 (10.53%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.95%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Office
2 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 62 (81.58%) LAN
2 29 (38.16%) TCP/IP
3 21 (27.63%) VPN
3 21 (27.63%) DNS
4 20 (26.32%) Wireless
5 14 (18.42%) DHCP
5 14 (18.42%) Firewall
6 11 (14.47%) VLAN
7 9 (11.84%) Internet
8 8 (10.53%) MPLS
9 6 (7.89%) WLAN
10 5 (6.58%) OSPF
10 5 (6.58%) BGP
10 5 (6.58%) EIGRP
10 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (5.26%) SAN
11 4 (5.26%) IP Telephony
12 2 (2.63%) Frame Relay
12 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (5.26%) Retail
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.95%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) French Language
3 1 (1.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Support Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Project Manager
4 10 (13.16%) Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Administrator
5 8 (10.53%) Coordinator
5 8 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (7.89%) Network Administrator
6 6 (7.89%) Junior Project Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Junior
7 5 (6.58%) Network Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) IT Support
9 3 (3.95%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.53%) Chip and PIN
3 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 9 (11.84%) Windows XP
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Service Delivery
2 11 (14.47%) Project Management
3 8 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.95%) ITIL
5 3 (3.95%) Change Management
6 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.63%) Time Management
6 2 (2.63%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.32%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.32%) Network Design
7 1 (1.32%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.32%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.32%) Service Management
7 1 (1.32%) ITSM
7 1 (1.32%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) SQL
1 1 (1.32%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 29 (38.16%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (26.32%) CCNA
3 18 (23.68%) CCNP
4 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (9.21%) MCTS
5 7 (9.21%) MCITP
5 7 (9.21%) MCSE
5 7 (9.21%) CCIE
6 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) SLA
2 8 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) Terminal Server
3 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Cisco
2 21 (27.63%) Citrix
3 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.84%) HP
5 7 (9.21%) VMware
6 6 (7.89%) WatchGuard
6 6 (7.89%) Apple
7 5 (6.58%) Avaya
8 4 (5.26%) Juniper
8 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.95%) Siemens
9 3 (3.95%) Lotus
10 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.63%) F5
10 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.32%) Altiris
11 1 (1.32%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.32%) Meraki
11 1 (1.32%) Symantec
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago