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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.65% 3.54% 4.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.10% 24.32% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 3
Average salary £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £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
51 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 23.61% 14.57% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 12
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £51,500
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 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 35 (94.59%) LAN
2 29 (78.38%) TCP/IP
3 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 21 (56.76%) Citrix
4 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
5 17 (45.95%) Cisco
5 17 (45.95%) Windows 8
6 16 (43.24%) DNS
6 16 (43.24%) Apple
6 16 (43.24%) Windows XP
6 16 (43.24%) Blackberry
6 16 (43.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (40.54%) Apple iOS
8 13 (35.14%) Firewall
8 13 (35.14%) Avaya
9 11 (29.73%) VPN
10 10 (27.03%) Internet
10 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
11 9 (24.32%) CCNP
11 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
12 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
13 5 (13.51%) ITIL
13 5 (13.51%) Juniper
13 5 (13.51%) SAN
13 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
13 5 (13.51%) CCNA
13 5 (13.51%) Network Security
13 5 (13.51%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 16 (43.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (13.51%) Lync
3 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (94.59%) LAN
2 29 (78.38%) TCP/IP
3 16 (43.24%) DNS
4 13 (35.14%) Firewall
5 11 (29.73%) VPN
6 10 (27.03%) Internet
7 5 (13.51%) Network Security
7 5 (13.51%) SAN
7 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (10.81%) IPsec
8 4 (10.81%) MPLS
8 4 (10.81%) BGP
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
1 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
1 5 (13.51%) IT Support
2 4 (10.81%) Network Specialist
2 4 (10.81%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Security Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (5.41%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) IT Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows 8
3 16 (43.24%) Windows XP
4 15 (40.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Security Management
3 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
3 4 (10.81%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (5.41%) People Management
4 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) ERP
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) CCNP
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) CCSP
3 4 (10.81%) CCIP
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) XenApp
2 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Citrix
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco
3 16 (43.24%) Apple
4 13 (35.14%) Avaya
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.51%) Juniper
7 2 (5.41%) Nortel
7 2 (5.41%) VMware
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