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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 59 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.75% 2.00% 5.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 18.18% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 30
Median salary £22,500 £26,250 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £22,875 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £26,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
78 66 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.20% 11.00% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 65 62 92
Median salary £31,500 £26,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,000 £47,500
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +1 7 £22,500 -57.14%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £45,000 -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 36 (94.74%) LAN
2 26 (68.42%) Windows
3 25 (65.79%) ITIL
4 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 21 (55.26%) Firewall
6 18 (47.37%) Network Security
7 15 (39.47%) VPN
8 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
8 14 (36.84%) VMware
9 13 (34.21%) Linux
9 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
10 12 (31.58%) DNS
10 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (28.95%) Cisco
11 11 (28.95%) DHCP
12 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
12 10 (26.32%) IIS
12 10 (26.32%) SAN
12 10 (26.32%) VLAN
13 9 (23.68%) Brocade
13 9 (23.68%) Veeam
13 9 (23.68%) Tivoli
13 9 (23.68%) Symantec
13 9 (23.68%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (23.68%) ICMP
13 9 (23.68%) Telnet
13 9 (23.68%) Data Security
13 9 (23.68%) Apache
13 9 (23.68%) HTTP
13 9 (23.68%) SMTP

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 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) IIS
3 9 (23.68%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) IaaS
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 36 (94.74%) LAN
2 21 (55.26%) Firewall
3 18 (47.37%) Network Security
4 15 (39.47%) VPN
5 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
6 12 (31.58%) DNS
7 11 (28.95%) DHCP
8 10 (26.32%) SAN
8 10 (26.32%) VLAN
9 9 (23.68%) HTTP
9 9 (23.68%) ICMP
9 9 (23.68%) SMTP
9 9 (23.68%) SSL
9 9 (23.68%) Telnet
10 8 (21.05%) VoIP
11 5 (13.16%) BGP
11 5 (13.16%) EIGRP
11 5 (13.16%) OSPF
11 5 (13.16%) WLAN
12 4 (10.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (15.79%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Support Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Communications Manager
4 6 (15.79%) IT Communications Manager
4 6 (15.79%) IT Manager
5 5 (13.16%) IT Support
6 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) AS400
3 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Life Science
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Unix
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Data Security
3 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL V3
3 6 (15.79%) Matrix Management
3 6 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (13.16%) ERP
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 4 (10.53%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Network Design
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.63%) Escalation Management
8 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) CCSP
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (23.68%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) VMware
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco
3 9 (23.68%) Brocade
3 9 (23.68%) EMC
3 9 (23.68%) HP
3 9 (23.68%) IBM
3 9 (23.68%) Symantec
3 9 (23.68%) Veeam
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.16%) Sage
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) BT
6 1 (2.63%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL