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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 18 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.92% 4.23% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.19% 31.03% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 2
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £22,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £24,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
54 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 31.03% 13.62% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 12
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 29 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 35 (92.11%) LAN
2 28 (73.68%) TCP/IP
3 22 (57.89%) Windows
4 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
4 21 (55.26%) Citrix
5 18 (47.37%) Windows 8
6 17 (44.74%) Apple
6 17 (44.74%) DNS
6 17 (44.74%) Cisco
6 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
6 17 (44.74%) Blackberry
6 17 (44.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (42.11%) Avaya
7 16 (42.11%) Apple iOS
8 15 (39.47%) Firewall
9 12 (31.58%) VPN
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (26.32%) CCNP
10 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
11 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 8 (21.05%) Internet
12 6 (15.79%) Juniper
12 6 (15.79%) SAN
12 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.79%) ITIL
12 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (15.79%) CCNA
12 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
13 5 (13.16%) Network Security
14 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 17 (44.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) Lync
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (92.11%) LAN
2 28 (73.68%) TCP/IP
3 17 (44.74%) DNS
4 15 (39.47%) Firewall
5 12 (31.58%) VPN
6 8 (21.05%) Internet
7 6 (15.79%) SAN
7 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (13.16%) Network Security
9 4 (10.53%) IPsec
9 4 (10.53%) MPLS
9 4 (10.53%) BGP
10 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Security Specialist
2 4 (10.53%) Network Specialist
2 4 (10.53%) IT Support
2 4 (10.53%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (10.53%) Support Technician
2 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Network Manager
3 3 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (2.63%) Administrator
4 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Security Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Manager
4 1 (2.63%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows 8
3 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
4 16 (42.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
3 4 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Security Management
4 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
4 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) People Management
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (26.32%) CCNP
2 6 (15.79%) CCNA
3 4 (10.53%) CCSP
3 4 (10.53%) CCIP
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) XenApp
2 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Citrix
2 17 (44.74%) Apple
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 16 (42.11%) Avaya
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.79%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) Nortel
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago