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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 33 36 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.25% 0.51% 9.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 5.26% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 16
Median salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
15 19 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.43% 9.74% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 41
Median salary £22,500 £34,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.82% +38.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 21 February 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) IIS
6 5 (41.67%) Migration
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) VLAN
7 4 (33.33%) ERP
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) Sage
8 3 (25.00%) HP
8 3 (25.00%) EMC
8 3 (25.00%) HTTP
8 3 (25.00%) SSL
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) SMTP
8 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) Apache
8 3 (25.00%) Brocade

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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) HTTP
6 3 (25.00%) ICMP
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) SMTP
6 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (25.00%) Telnet
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
8 1 (8.33%) Internet
8 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
8 1 (8.33%) NAS
8 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) ICT Support
5 1 (8.33%) ICT Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) ICT Technician
5 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
4 3 (25.00%) Data Security
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) HND
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Sage
3 3 (25.00%) Brocade
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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