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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 31 63
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 48 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.76% 7.32% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 39.67% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 44 20
Median salary £22,500 £33,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.83% +34.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
84 121 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.35% 18.45% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 74 108 90
Median salary £35,750 £35,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -20 7 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -17 1 £23,000 -64.61% 1
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (96.15%) LAN
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco
5 12 (46.15%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) VoIP
7 8 (30.77%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) VPN
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) Network Security
9 6 (23.08%) Office 365
9 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
9 6 (23.08%) High Availability
9 6 (23.08%) ERP
9 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 5 (19.23%) IaaS
10 5 (19.23%) MPLS
10 5 (19.23%) OSPF
10 5 (19.23%) BGP
10 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
10 5 (19.23%) Sage
10 5 (19.23%) Clustering
10 5 (19.23%) Migration
10 5 (19.23%) AS400
10 5 (19.23%) WLAN
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Linux

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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) IaaS
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) VoIP
4 7 (26.92%) Network Security
4 7 (26.92%) VPN
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 5 (19.23%) BGP
6 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
6 5 (19.23%) MPLS
6 5 (19.23%) Multicast
6 5 (19.23%) OSPF
6 5 (19.23%) WLAN
7 4 (15.38%) SAN
7 4 (15.38%) Wireless
8 3 (11.54%) VLAN
9 2 (7.69%) DNS
9 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.85%) Internet
10 1 (3.85%) ISDN
10 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) IT Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Service Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) IT Support
3 5 (19.23%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Support
6 1 (3.85%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) AS400
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) IVR
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Handset
3 1 (3.85%) iSeries
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) ERP
2 6 (23.08%) High Availability
3 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) B2B
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Logistics
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.85%) Server Building
5 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CCNA
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) CCDA
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Sage
5 3 (11.54%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) HP
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
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Amazon
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Recann
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago