The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.54% 3.52% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.82% 17.31% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 5
Average salary £30,000 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,250 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £55,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
WAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 104 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.44% 20.35% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 93 77 58
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

WAN
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Suffolk region.

WAN Salary Trend in Suffolk

WAN
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Suffolk

WAN
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -23 6 £31,250 -21.87%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £23,750 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
1 19 (90.48%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 12 (57.14%) DHCP
3 12 (57.14%) DNS
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
7 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (28.57%) SAN
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (23.81%) VPN
10 4 (19.05%) Citrix
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
10 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
11 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (14.29%) Office 365
11 3 (14.29%) MS Office
12 2 (9.52%) ITIL
12 2 (9.52%) Linux
12 2 (9.52%) VoIP
12 2 (9.52%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) DHCP
2 12 (57.14%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (9.52%) VLAN
6 2 (9.52%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) Internet
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Handset
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Android
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
1 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 1 (4.76%) ITSM
2 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.76%) Service Management
2 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec
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