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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 39 62
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 39 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.11% 6.02% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.40% 34.82% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 14
Median salary £40,000 £26,250 £26,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.38% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,150 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,100 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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
67 112 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.89% 17.28% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61 99 84
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +14.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £62,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 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
Tamworth 0 4 £34,500 +20.84%
Stoke-on-Trent -12 2 £25,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £50,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £24,000 -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 24 (92.31%) LAN
2 17 (65.38%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) VPN
4 12 (46.15%) CCNA
4 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (42.31%) HP
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco
7 9 (34.62%) Degree
8 7 (26.92%) Wireless
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) VoIP
9 6 (23.08%) MPLS
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) CCNP
11 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 4 (15.38%) Citrix
11 4 (15.38%) VMware
11 4 (15.38%) High Availability
11 4 (15.38%) VLAN
12 3 (11.54%) Network Security
12 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
12 3 (11.54%) MCITP
12 3 (11.54%) IaaS
12 3 (11.54%) WatchGuard
12 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (11.54%) PaaS
12 3 (11.54%) Multicast
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
12 3 (11.54%) IVR

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 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) IaaS
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) LAN
2 17 (65.38%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (26.92%) VoIP
4 7 (26.92%) Wireless
5 6 (23.08%) MPLS
6 4 (15.38%) VLAN
7 3 (11.54%) BGP
7 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
7 3 (11.54%) Multicast
7 3 (11.54%) Network Security
7 3 (11.54%) OSPF
7 3 (11.54%) SAN
7 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.54%) WLAN
8 2 (7.69%) Internet
8 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
8 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.85%) ISDN
9 1 (3.85%) NGN
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Graduate
2 6 (23.08%) Graduate Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Junior
2 6 (23.08%) Junior Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Network Services Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) AS400
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
1 3 (11.54%) IVR
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Handset
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) High Availability
2 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) B2B
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
4 1 (3.85%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Logistics
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CCNA
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) MCITP
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCDA
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) HP
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) WatchGuard
6 2 (7.69%) Meraki
6 2 (7.69%) Mitel
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) Axway
7 1 (3.85%) Intel
7 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.85%) OpenText
7 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL