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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 68 45
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.20% 2.05% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.86% 14.42% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 18
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £21,200 £21,525
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £29,000 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
109 104 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.78% 14.25% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 95 94 102
Average salary £28,550 £26,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.72% -28.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent +15 15 £25,000 -5.66%
Tamworth -19 10 £28,550 +50.26% 1
Lichfield - 1 £62,000 -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 61 (87.14%) LAN
2 37 (52.86%) Windows
3 34 (48.57%) TCP/IP
4 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
5 26 (37.14%) Citrix
6 25 (35.71%) Cisco
7 21 (30.00%) DNS
7 21 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (30.00%) Firewall
7 21 (30.00%) Windows 8
7 21 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
9 17 (24.29%) VPN
9 17 (24.29%) CCNA
10 16 (22.86%) Windows XP
11 15 (21.43%) MS Office
12 14 (20.00%) Wireless
13 13 (18.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (18.57%) Avaya
14 12 (17.14%) Apple
14 12 (17.14%) Blackberry
14 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
15 11 (15.71%) CCNP
16 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
16 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
17 9 (12.86%) DHCP
17 9 (12.86%) Internet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (18.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (87.14%) LAN
2 34 (48.57%) TCP/IP
3 21 (30.00%) DNS
3 21 (30.00%) Firewall
4 17 (24.29%) VPN
5 14 (20.00%) Wireless
6 9 (12.86%) DHCP
6 9 (12.86%) Internet
7 5 (7.14%) Network Security
7 5 (7.14%) SAN
7 5 (7.14%) MPLS
8 4 (5.71%) VLAN
9 2 (2.86%) HTTP
9 2 (2.86%) WLAN
9 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.43%) OSPF
10 1 (1.43%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.14%) Games
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Network Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Support Technician
5 7 (10.00%) Network Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (5.71%) IT Support
8 4 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.86%) Windows
2 21 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 16 (22.86%) Windows XP
4 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
5 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.86%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
2 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 7 (10.00%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
3 4 (5.71%) Network Architecture
4 2 (2.86%) Service Management
4 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (2.86%) Document Management
4 2 (2.86%) Programme Management
4 2 (2.86%) Test Strategy
4 2 (2.86%) Line Management
4 2 (2.86%) People Management
5 1 (1.43%) Network Management
5 1 (1.43%) Change Management
5 1 (1.43%) Migration
5 1 (1.43%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (24.29%) CCNA
3 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (15.71%) CCNP
5 8 (11.43%) MCSE
5 8 (11.43%) MCTS
5 8 (11.43%) MCITP
6 4 (5.71%) CCIE
7 2 (2.86%) Degree
8 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Citrix
2 25 (35.71%) Cisco
3 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (18.57%) Avaya
5 12 (17.14%) Apple
6 6 (8.57%) VMware
7 5 (7.14%) HP
8 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.29%) WatchGuard
9 3 (4.29%) Juniper
10 2 (2.86%) Intel
11 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.43%) Altiris
11 1 (1.43%) SAP
11 1 (1.43%) Nortel
11 1 (1.43%) Lotus
11 1 (1.43%) Symantec
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago