The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.33% 2.13% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 15.79% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £28,250 £22,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.55% -25.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £19,900 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £22,900 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.33% 13.48% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 44 18 15
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £18,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Staffordshire

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 16 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 16 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 16 (88.89%) Citrix
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) DNS
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (44.44%) CCNA
6 7 (38.89%) CCNP
7 6 (33.33%) Games
7 6 (33.33%) NetScaler
7 6 (33.33%) BIG-IP
7 6 (33.33%) F5
7 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
9 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
9 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (11.11%) Apple
10 2 (11.11%) Internet
11 1 (5.56%) DWDM
11 1 (5.56%) Juniper
11 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 1 (5.56%) Change Management
11 1 (5.56%) Wireless
11 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
11 1 (5.56%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 16 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 9 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 6 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) DWDM
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.56%) SSH
General
1 6 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
2 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Help Desk Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (44.44%) CCNA
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Nortel