The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.42% 3.80% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.66% 26.32% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 1
Average salary £25,000 £21,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -57.50%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
WAN
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 15.99% 14.45% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 14
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

WAN
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

WAN Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

WAN
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 28 (96.55%) LAN
2 25 (86.21%) TCP/IP
3 23 (79.31%) Cisco
4 21 (72.41%) Citrix
5 13 (44.83%) DNS
5 13 (44.83%) Windows
5 13 (44.83%) Windows XP
5 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 13 (44.83%) Blackberry
5 13 (44.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (44.83%) Windows 8
6 12 (41.38%) Internet
7 11 (37.93%) Apple
8 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 7 (24.14%) CCNP
9 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL
10 6 (20.69%) VPN
10 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
10 6 (20.69%) Lync
10 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
10 6 (20.69%) XenApp
10 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
10 6 (20.69%) Firewall
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
12 4 (13.79%) Juniper
12 4 (13.79%) CCNA
13 3 (10.34%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 13 (44.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (20.69%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) LAN
2 25 (86.21%) TCP/IP
3 13 (44.83%) DNS
4 12 (41.38%) Internet
5 6 (20.69%) VPN
5 6 (20.69%) Firewall
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (10.34%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.34%) IPsec
7 3 (10.34%) SAN
7 3 (10.34%) MPLS
7 3 (10.34%) BGP
8 1 (3.45%) DWDM
8 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.45%) Wireless
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (24.14%) Help Desk Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) IT Support
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) Network Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
1 13 (44.83%) Windows XP
1 13 (44.83%) Windows 8
2 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
3 3 (10.34%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (10.34%) Security Management
4 1 (3.45%) Fault Management
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CCNP
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 3 (10.34%) CCSP
3 3 (10.34%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) XenApp
2 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 21 (72.41%) Citrix
3 11 (37.93%) Apple
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) Nortel
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
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