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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.40% 1.10% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.79% 5.43% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Median salary £32,500 £40,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.75% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £29,750 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £43,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
91 129 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.94% 20.31% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82 90 50
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £47,500
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 - 5 £32,500 -
Ipswich +4 1 £50,000 +57.48% 2
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) DHCP
3 13 (68.42%) DNS
4 11 (57.89%) VPN
5 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
5 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
9 6 (31.58%) Citrix
9 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 6 (31.58%) VLAN
10 5 (26.32%) VMware
10 5 (26.32%) IPsec
10 5 (26.32%) SSL
10 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
10 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
11 4 (21.05%) Network Management
11 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
11 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
11 4 (21.05%) Trend Analysis
11 4 (21.05%) High Availability
11 4 (21.05%) LDAP
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle

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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 13 (68.42%) DHCP
2 13 (68.42%) DNS
3 11 (57.89%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) VLAN
5 5 (26.32%) IPsec
5 5 (26.32%) SSL
6 4 (21.05%) LDAP
7 3 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (10.53%) VoIP
8 2 (10.53%) WLAN
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
9 1 (5.26%) Fast Ethernet
9 1 (5.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 1 (5.26%) IGMP
9 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
9 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Network Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) IT Support
3 4 (21.05%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
8 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) High Availability
1 4 (21.05%) Network Management
1 4 (21.05%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.26%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos