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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.99% 9.39% 5.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 32.08% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 10
Average salary £38,750 £22,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.22% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +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
22 53 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.84% 29.28% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 31
Average salary £34,000 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) ISDN
4 1 (20.00%) NGN
4 1 (20.00%) WFM
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (20.00%) IVR
4 1 (20.00%) Handset
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
2 1 (20.00%) NGN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Technician
1 3 (60.00%) IT Technician
1 3 (60.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Avaya
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel