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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.29% 5.33% 4.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.88% 34.04% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 28
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £23,350 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
86 94 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.17% 15.67% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72 82 82
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 September 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 29 September 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 14 £35,000 -11.94% 1
Stafford - 6 - -
Burton-upon-Trent -2 5 £27,000 -46.00% 1
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 39 (100.00%) LAN
2 30 (76.92%) Windows
3 26 (66.67%) ITIL
4 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
5 20 (51.28%) Firewall
6 19 (48.72%) Network Security
7 18 (46.15%) MS Exchange
8 17 (43.59%) VPN
9 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
9 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (38.46%) VMware
10 14 (35.90%) Linux
11 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
11 12 (30.77%) DNS
11 12 (30.77%) SAN
11 12 (30.77%) VLAN
12 11 (28.21%) Cisco
13 10 (25.64%) Office 365
14 9 (23.08%) Veeam
14 9 (23.08%) Brocade
14 9 (23.08%) Data Security
14 9 (23.08%) Tivoli
14 9 (23.08%) Symantec
14 9 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
14 9 (23.08%) ICMP
14 9 (23.08%) Telnet
14 9 (23.08%) IBM
14 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
14 9 (23.08%) SSL
14 9 (23.08%) HP

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 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) Apache
2 9 (23.08%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Office 365
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) IaaS
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (51.28%) Firewall
3 19 (48.72%) Network Security
4 17 (43.59%) VPN
5 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 12 (30.77%) DNS
6 12 (30.77%) SAN
6 12 (30.77%) VLAN
7 9 (23.08%) DHCP
7 9 (23.08%) HTTP
7 9 (23.08%) ICMP
7 9 (23.08%) SMTP
7 9 (23.08%) SSL
7 9 (23.08%) Telnet
8 6 (15.38%) BGP
8 6 (15.38%) EIGRP
8 6 (15.38%) OSPF
8 6 (15.38%) WLAN
9 5 (12.82%) MPLS
9 5 (12.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (15.38%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Support Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (25.64%) IT Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) IT Support
4 8 (20.51%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Communications Manager
6 6 (15.38%) IT Communications Manager
6 6 (15.38%) IT Manager
7 5 (12.82%) Service Manager
8 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) AS400
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
3 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.82%) Unix
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Data Security
3 7 (17.95%) ERP
3 7 (17.95%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.38%) Matrix Management
4 6 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
5 5 (12.82%) High Availability
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
7 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Server Building
8 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.56%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.56%) Escalation Management
8 1 (2.56%) Network Design
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) CCSP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) VMware
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco
3 9 (23.08%) Brocade
3 9 (23.08%) EMC
3 9 (23.08%) HP
3 9 (23.08%) IBM
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.08%) Symantec
3 9 (23.08%) Veeam
4 7 (17.95%) Sage
5 3 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) BT
6 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.56%) F5
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