The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 45 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.11% 2.35% 8.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.17% 17.54% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 31
Median salary £33,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £33,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
71 57 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.58% 13.38% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 58 54 88
Median salary £33,500 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.51% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Suffolk

WAN
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds +1 14 £36,250 +20.83%
Ipswich +4 5 £33,500 +3.07%
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for WAN.

1 34 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (61.76%) Cisco
3 19 (55.88%) CCNP
3 19 (55.88%) CCNA
3 19 (55.88%) VPN
3 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (52.94%) Windows
4 18 (52.94%) Network Management
5 17 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 17 (50.00%) VoIP
6 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
7 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
7 15 (44.12%) DNS
7 15 (44.12%) Firewall
7 15 (44.12%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (44.12%) Network Security
7 15 (44.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (38.24%) VMware
9 12 (35.29%) Wireless
9 12 (35.29%) WLAN
10 11 (32.35%) HTTP
11 10 (29.41%) ADSL
11 10 (29.41%) Internet
11 10 (29.41%) High Availability
11 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (26.47%) vSphere
12 9 (26.47%) Network Design
12 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
12 9 (26.47%) Data Privacy

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Office 365
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (55.88%) VPN
3 17 (50.00%) VoIP
4 15 (44.12%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (44.12%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (44.12%) DNS
4 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 15 (44.12%) Network Security
5 12 (35.29%) Wireless
5 12 (35.29%) WLAN
6 11 (32.35%) HTTP
7 10 (29.41%) ADSL
7 10 (29.41%) Internet
8 7 (20.59%) LDAP
8 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
9 6 (17.65%) DHCP
10 4 (11.76%) IPsec
10 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
10 4 (11.76%) SSL
10 4 (11.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.59%) Marketing
2 7 (20.59%) Publishing
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (14.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Network Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) EMC VNX
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.76%) iPad
3 4 (11.76%) iPhone
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.94%) EPoS
5 1 (2.94%) iSeries
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.59%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Unix
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Network Management
2 17 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (29.41%) High Availability
4 9 (26.47%) Data Privacy
4 9 (26.47%) Network Design
5 7 (20.59%) Email Filtering
5 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (11.76%) DNA
7 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (5.88%) DevOps
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.94%) Feasibility Study
9 1 (2.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 1 (2.94%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) CCNA
1 19 (55.88%) CCNP
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (26.47%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.94%) Xen
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) Avaya
4 7 (20.59%) Dell
4 7 (20.59%) EMC
4 7 (20.59%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) Symantec
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) Meraki
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) Sophos