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 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 34 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.56% 2.62% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.78% 18.75% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 19
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £19,600 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,000 £43,000
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 80 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.48% 13.96% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 94 73 99
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 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
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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
Stoke-on-Trent +9 14 £24,500 -13.27%
Tamworth -20 5 £28,550 +35.95%
Cannock +8 3 £34,500 -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 58 (87.88%) LAN
2 42 (63.64%) Windows
3 32 (48.48%) TCP/IP
4 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
5 27 (40.91%) Citrix
6 23 (34.85%) Firewall
7 22 (33.33%) Cisco
7 22 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 21 (31.82%) DNS
9 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 18 (27.27%) VPN
9 18 (27.27%) Avaya
10 17 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (25.76%) CCNA
10 17 (25.76%) Windows XP
11 16 (24.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (22.73%) Blackberry
12 15 (22.73%) Apple
12 15 (22.73%) Apple iOS
13 13 (19.70%) MS Office
14 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 11 (16.67%) CCNP
14 11 (16.67%) Wireless
14 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (15.15%) ITIL
16 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
16 9 (13.64%) Internet
16 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (13.64%) VMware
17 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (24.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (87.88%) LAN
2 32 (48.48%) TCP/IP
3 23 (34.85%) Firewall
4 21 (31.82%) DNS
5 18 (27.27%) VPN
6 11 (16.67%) Wireless
7 9 (13.64%) Internet
8 7 (10.61%) Network Security
9 6 (9.09%) VLAN
9 6 (9.09%) DHCP
10 5 (7.58%) MPLS
11 4 (6.06%) SAN
12 3 (4.55%) OSPF
12 3 (4.55%) BGP
12 3 (4.55%) EIGRP
13 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (3.03%) HTTP
13 2 (3.03%) WLAN
14 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.09%) Games
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Support Technician
4 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.61%) Network Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 4 (6.06%) IT Support
7 4 (6.06%) Service Desk Technician
8 3 (4.55%) Network Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Network Security Manager
8 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.52%) Clustering
2 1 (1.52%) Statistics
2 1 (1.52%) Social Media
2 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 42 (63.64%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 17 (25.76%) Windows XP
4 15 (22.73%) Apple iOS
5 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.03%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.61%) Business Continuity
5 6 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 5 (7.58%) Project Management
7 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.55%) Change Management
8 3 (4.55%) Service Management
9 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.03%) ERP
9 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.03%) Document Management
9 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.03%) People Management
9 2 (3.03%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.03%) Line Management
10 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) CCNA
1 17 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.67%) CCNP
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.09%) MCSE
4 6 (9.09%) MCTS
4 6 (9.09%) MCITP
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.52%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) CISSP
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) Terminal Server
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Plesk
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Citrix
2 22 (33.33%) Cisco
3 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (27.27%) Avaya
4 15 (22.73%) Apple
5 9 (13.64%) VMware
6 5 (7.58%) HP
7 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.55%) WatchGuard
8 3 (4.55%) Juniper
9 2 (3.03%) Intel
9 2 (3.03%) Nortel
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle
10 1 (1.52%) SAP
10 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
Staffordshire
Computer People
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