The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.17% 2.87% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 16.07% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 13
Average salary £40,250 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.16% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £29,550 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £38,250 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 112 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.93% 17.83% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 55 100 91
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -18 3 £75,000 +114.28%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £38,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
5 5 (35.71%) Information Security
5 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) SIEM
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) MCSE
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) SLA
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (21.43%) BCP
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) BCP
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe