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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 33 74
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +41
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.22% 6.20% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.59% 34.86% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 35 15
Median salary £65,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+160.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,063 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +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
69 109 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.50% 17.78% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 63 95 94
Median salary £41,500 £28,550 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.35% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 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 30 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
Stoke-on-Trent -21 2 £25,000 -
Tamworth -7 1 £41,500 +45.35%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £50,000 - 1
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 22 (95.65%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) VPN
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco
4 10 (43.48%) CCNA
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 8 (34.78%) VoIP
6 8 (34.78%) HP
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) High Availability
8 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) MPLS
8 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) Wireless
9 4 (17.39%) Clustering
9 4 (17.39%) AS400
9 4 (17.39%) OSPF
9 4 (17.39%) BGP
9 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (17.39%) Unix
9 4 (17.39%) WLAN
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) IaaS
9 4 (17.39%) Multicast
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
9 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
9 4 (17.39%) PaaS

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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (17.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) VPN
4 8 (34.78%) VoIP
5 5 (21.74%) MPLS
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) BGP
6 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
6 4 (17.39%) Multicast
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
6 4 (17.39%) OSPF
6 4 (17.39%) WLAN
7 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
8 2 (8.70%) SAN
8 2 (8.70%) VLAN
8 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.35%) Internet
9 1 (4.35%) ISDN
9 1 (4.35%) NGN
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Graduate
2 6 (26.09%) Graduate Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Junior
2 6 (26.09%) Junior Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) AS400
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Handset
3 1 (4.35%) iSeries
3 1 (4.35%) Life Science
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) High Availability
2 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) B2B
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Logistics
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CCNA
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (13.04%) CCNP
4 3 (13.04%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) CCDA
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Meraki
4 2 (8.70%) Mitel
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) Axway
5 1 (4.35%) Intel
5 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.35%) OpenText
5 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard