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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 32 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +34
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 32 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.45% 7.58% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 29.91% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 2
Average salary £28,000 £45,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% +37.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,200 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £55,000 £36,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
47 107 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.71% 25.36% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 46 92 45
Average salary £28,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.11% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Halesworth - 2 £26,000 -
Bury St Edmunds +8 1 £30,000 -18.91%
Ipswich -29 1 £43,000 -4.44% 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (30.00%) Network Management
7 3 (30.00%) Lync
7 3 (30.00%) Apple
7 3 (30.00%) Change Management
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) Content Management
7 3 (30.00%) Polycom
7 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (30.00%) Android
7 3 (30.00%) Smartphone
7 3 (30.00%) Streaming Video
8 2 (20.00%) iSeries
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (20.00%) VPN
8 2 (20.00%) WSH
8 2 (20.00%) AS400
8 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (10.00%) SaaS
9 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (10.00%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WSH
2 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (30.00%) Smartphone
1 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (20.00%) iSeries
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Content Management
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Apple
2 3 (30.00%) Polycom
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday