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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 36 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.69% 1.93% 9.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 17.39% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 24
Median salary £21,500 £18,500 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% -23.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £18,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £42,300 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
26 23 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.02% 11.11% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 50
Median salary £30,000 £20,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for WAN.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) ITIL
3 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
4 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 12 (57.14%) VMware
4 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (52.38%) Firewall
5 11 (52.38%) DHCP
5 11 (52.38%) DNS
6 10 (47.62%) IIS
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 9 (42.86%) Linux
7 9 (42.86%) HTTP
7 9 (42.86%) Apache
7 9 (42.86%) SSL
7 9 (42.86%) VPN
7 9 (42.86%) HP
7 9 (42.86%) EMC
7 9 (42.86%) IBM
7 9 (42.86%) SMTP
7 9 (42.86%) Tivoli
7 9 (42.86%) Symantec
7 9 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (42.86%) Data Security
7 9 (42.86%) SAN
7 9 (42.86%) ICMP
7 9 (42.86%) Telnet
7 9 (42.86%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (47.62%) IIS
3 9 (42.86%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
3 11 (52.38%) DHCP
3 11 (52.38%) DNS
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) HTTP
4 9 (42.86%) ICMP
4 9 (42.86%) Network Security
4 9 (42.86%) SAN
4 9 (42.86%) SMTP
4 9 (42.86%) SSL
4 9 (42.86%) Telnet
4 9 (42.86%) VLAN
4 9 (42.86%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (38.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) IT Support
4 7 (33.33%) IT Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Support
6 1 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Data Security
3 7 (33.33%) ERP
3 7 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) BCP
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Data Privacy
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Brocade
2 9 (42.86%) EMC
2 9 (42.86%) HP
2 9 (42.86%) IBM
2 9 (42.86%) Symantec
2 9 (42.86%) Veeam
3 7 (33.33%) Sage
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (4.76%) Google