The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 46 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.09% 3.01% 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.98% 22.00% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 24
Average salary £33,500 £25,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.00% -8.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,525 £23,000 £19,475
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £32,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
118 100 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.18% 13.70% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 103 92 100
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +1 20 £28,550 +18.95%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 11 £25,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent +14 6 £65,000 +100.00% 1
Lichfield - 3 £48,500 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £40,000 -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 67 (80.72%) LAN
2 35 (42.17%) Windows
3 34 (40.96%) TCP/IP
4 33 (39.76%) Cisco
5 27 (32.53%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
7 23 (27.71%) DNS
8 22 (26.51%) Citrix
9 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
10 20 (24.10%) CCNA
10 20 (24.10%) VPN
11 19 (22.89%) Wireless
12 18 (21.69%) Data Centre
13 17 (20.48%) Firewall
13 17 (20.48%) CCNP
13 17 (20.48%) MS Office
14 15 (18.07%) Windows 8
15 14 (16.87%) DHCP
15 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
16 13 (15.66%) SLA
16 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (15.66%) Internet
17 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (13.25%) Windows XP
19 10 (12.05%) Project Management
19 10 (12.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
20 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
20 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
21 8 (9.64%) PCI DSS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.61%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) MS Office
2 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 67 (80.72%) LAN
2 34 (40.96%) TCP/IP
3 23 (27.71%) DNS
4 20 (24.10%) VPN
5 19 (22.89%) Wireless
6 17 (20.48%) Firewall
7 14 (16.87%) DHCP
8 13 (15.66%) Internet
9 8 (9.64%) VLAN
10 7 (8.43%) WLAN
11 6 (7.23%) MPLS
12 5 (6.02%) OSPF
12 5 (6.02%) BGP
12 5 (6.02%) EIGRP
12 5 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (4.82%) SAN
13 4 (4.82%) Network Security
13 4 (4.82%) IP Telephony
14 2 (2.41%) Frame Relay
14 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (6.02%) Games
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) French Language
4 1 (1.20%) German Language
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Project Manager
3 14 (16.87%) Network Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Network Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Coordinator
6 7 (8.43%) Project Coordinator
6 7 (8.43%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Junior
7 6 (7.23%) Junior Project Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Support Technician
8 5 (6.02%) Administrator
8 5 (6.02%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) IT Support
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.64%) Chip and PIN
3 7 (8.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
4 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.17%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) Windows 8
3 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (13.25%) Windows XP
5 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) Service Delivery
2 10 (12.05%) Project Management
3 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
4 8 (9.64%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (8.43%) ITIL
6 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.02%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.82%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.61%) Change Management
9 2 (2.41%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.41%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.41%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.41%) Time Management
9 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.41%) Service Management
9 2 (2.41%) Line Management
10 1 (1.20%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.20%) Coaching
10 1 (1.20%) Network Management
10 1 (1.20%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (24.10%) CCNA
3 17 (20.48%) CCNP
4 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (9.64%) MCTS
5 8 (9.64%) MCITP
5 8 (9.64%) MCSE
6 5 (6.02%) CCIE
7 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) SLA
2 8 (9.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (28.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) Terminal Server
3 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 33 (39.76%) Cisco
2 22 (26.51%) Citrix
3 21 (25.30%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.43%) HP
4 7 (8.43%) Apple
4 7 (8.43%) Avaya
4 7 (8.43%) VMware
5 6 (7.23%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.82%) Juniper
7 3 (3.61%) Siemens
7 3 (3.61%) Lotus
7 3 (3.61%) WatchGuard
8 2 (2.41%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.41%) F5
8 2 (2.41%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.20%) Altiris
9 1 (1.20%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.20%) Meraki
9 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
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