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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.87% 2.96% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.44% 27.59% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 0
Average salary £25,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
45 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 15.85% 10.74% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 11
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 21 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 20 (83.33%) Citrix
4 19 (79.17%) Cisco
5 12 (50.00%) DNS
5 12 (50.00%) Windows
5 12 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 12 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (50.00%) Windows 8
6 10 (41.67%) Apple
7 9 (37.50%) Internet
7 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
9 5 (20.83%) Lync
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (20.83%) XenApp
9 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
10 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 3 (12.50%) CCNP
10 3 (12.50%) CCNA
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (12.50%) Juniper
11 2 (8.33%) Firewall
11 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (8.33%) SAN
11 2 (8.33%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (20.83%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 21 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 12 (50.00%) DNS
4 9 (37.50%) Internet
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall
6 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.17%) DWDM
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Support Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (29.17%) Help Desk Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) IT Support
5 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
1 12 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 12 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Fault Management
3 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CCNP
1 3 (12.50%) CCNA
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) XenApp
2 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Citrix
2 19 (79.17%) Cisco
3 10 (41.67%) Apple
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Nortel
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
NST Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25K + shift allowance (£4K)+ perfor
Posted: 17 hours ago