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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.49% 3.14% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.71% 16.33% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Average salary £25,000 £28,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% +25.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,075 £20,225
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,500 £22,850
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
31 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.76% 19.22% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 18
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,175 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 26 (78.79%) Windows
3 20 (60.61%) TCP/IP
3 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
4 17 (51.52%) Citrix
4 17 (51.52%) Avaya
5 16 (48.48%) Windows 8
6 15 (45.45%) Apple iOS
6 15 (45.45%) Apple
6 15 (45.45%) DNS
6 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
6 15 (45.45%) Blackberry
6 15 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (33.33%) Cisco
8 9 (27.27%) Firewall
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 5 (15.15%) Internet
12 4 (12.12%) VPN
12 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
12 4 (12.12%) MS Office
12 4 (12.12%) SQL
12 4 (12.12%) Project Management
12 4 (12.12%) VMware
13 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
13 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (9.09%) Games
13 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
13 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 20 (60.61%) TCP/IP
3 15 (45.45%) DNS
4 9 (27.27%) Firewall
5 5 (15.15%) Internet
6 4 (12.12%) VPN
7 3 (9.09%) SAN
8 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (9.09%) Games
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Support Technician
2 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows 8
3 15 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) People Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCNP
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Plesk
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Citrix
1 17 (51.52%) Avaya
2 15 (45.45%) Apple
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Nortel
6 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
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