The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 59 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.32% 2.34% 5.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 22.39% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 29
Median salary £24,250 £26,250 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.61% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,200 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £38,900 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
56 67 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.28% 10.45% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 52 61 102
Median salary £30,000 £29,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 4 £22,500 -10.00%
Lichfield +4 1 £30,500 +31.18%
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) ITIL
3 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (48.00%) Firewall
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco
5 8 (32.00%) VoIP
5 8 (32.00%) Network Security
6 7 (28.00%) SLA
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
7 6 (24.00%) Matrix Management
7 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) Legal
7 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (24.00%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (20.00%) VPN
9 4 (16.00%) DNS
9 4 (16.00%) ERP
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) WLAN
9 4 (16.00%) Linux
9 4 (16.00%) OSPF
9 4 (16.00%) BGP
9 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
9 4 (16.00%) Migration
9 4 (16.00%) Clustering
9 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) IaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) Network Security
3 8 (32.00%) VoIP
4 5 (20.00%) VPN
5 4 (16.00%) BGP
5 4 (16.00%) DHCP
5 4 (16.00%) DNS
5 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (16.00%) OSPF
5 4 (16.00%) WLAN
6 3 (12.00%) MPLS
6 3 (12.00%) Multicast
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.00%) SAN
7 2 (8.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) Wireless
8 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (24.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) IT Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Communications Manager
2 6 (24.00%) IT Communications Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) ICT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) AS400
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Android
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (24.00%) Matrix Management
2 6 (24.00%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (16.00%) ERP
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.00%) High Availability
4 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Escalation Management
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCSP
5 1 (4.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) HND
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Sage
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) BT
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Mitel
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Veeam