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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 35 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.53% 6.06% 3.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.67% 35.45% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 26
Median salary £34,000 £43,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.38% +73.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,700 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £62,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
91 110 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.27% 17.08% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 79 95 80
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +2 18 £34,000 +6.25% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -11 3 £23,000 -64.61%
Stafford - 1 - - 1
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 32 (91.43%) Windows
3 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
4 21 (60.00%) ITIL
5 19 (54.29%) Firewall
6 18 (51.43%) MS Exchange
6 18 (51.43%) VPN
6 18 (51.43%) Network Security
7 16 (45.71%) VMware
7 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
8 15 (42.86%) Linux
8 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (37.14%) SAN
10 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
10 12 (34.29%) DNS
10 12 (34.29%) Cisco
10 12 (34.29%) VLAN
11 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
12 10 (28.57%) Office 365
13 9 (25.71%) Veeam
13 9 (25.71%) Brocade
13 9 (25.71%) Data Security
13 9 (25.71%) Tivoli
13 9 (25.71%) Symantec
13 9 (25.71%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (25.71%) ICMP
13 9 (25.71%) Telnet
13 9 (25.71%) HP
13 9 (25.71%) EMC
13 9 (25.71%) IBM

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 18 (51.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.71%) Apache
2 9 (25.71%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) IaaS
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 18 (51.43%) Network Security
3 18 (51.43%) VPN
4 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
5 13 (37.14%) SAN
6 12 (34.29%) DNS
6 12 (34.29%) VLAN
7 9 (25.71%) DHCP
7 9 (25.71%) HTTP
7 9 (25.71%) ICMP
7 9 (25.71%) SMTP
7 9 (25.71%) SSL
7 9 (25.71%) Telnet
8 6 (17.14%) BGP
8 6 (17.14%) EIGRP
8 6 (17.14%) MPLS
8 6 (17.14%) OSPF
8 6 (17.14%) VoIP
8 6 (17.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Support Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (28.57%) IT Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) IT Support
4 8 (22.86%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Service Manager
6 5 (14.29%) Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) AS400
1 6 (17.14%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.71%) Life Science
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (17.14%) Unix
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Data Security
3 7 (20.00%) ERP
3 7 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
4 6 (17.14%) High Availability
5 3 (8.57%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.71%) Server Building
7 1 (2.86%) BCP
7 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.86%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (25.71%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) VMware
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) Brocade
4 9 (25.71%) EMC
4 9 (25.71%) HP
4 9 (25.71%) IBM
4 9 (25.71%) Symantec
4 9 (25.71%) Veeam
5 7 (20.00%) Sage
6 3 (8.57%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.86%) Meraki
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