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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.58% 3.52% 4.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 23.81% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 20
Median salary £45,000 £29,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -45.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £23,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £37,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
50 63 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.26% 14.79% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38 56 75
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Ipswich -6 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £75,000 -
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco
3 16 (55.17%) CCNP
3 16 (55.17%) CCNA
3 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (55.17%) VoIP
3 16 (55.17%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (48.28%) Network Management
4 14 (48.28%) Network Security
4 14 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (48.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (48.28%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) VPN
5 11 (37.93%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
6 10 (34.48%) ADSL
6 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (34.48%) WLAN
6 10 (34.48%) Wireless
7 9 (31.03%) Internet
7 9 (31.03%) Network Design
7 9 (31.03%) Data Privacy
8 8 (27.59%) Firewall
8 8 (27.59%) VMware
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
9 7 (24.14%) Avaya
9 7 (24.14%) DNS
9 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (55.17%) VoIP
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (48.28%) Network Security
4 11 (37.93%) VPN
5 10 (34.48%) ADSL
5 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
5 10 (34.48%) Wireless
5 10 (34.48%) WLAN
6 9 (31.03%) Internet
7 8 (27.59%) Firewall
8 7 (24.14%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) HTTP
10 4 (13.79%) LDAP
11 3 (10.34%) DHCP
11 3 (10.34%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
12 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
12 2 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
General
1 7 (24.14%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Publishing
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Cybercrime
2 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
4 5 (17.24%) CentOS
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Unix
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (48.28%) Network Management
3 11 (37.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (31.03%) Data Privacy
4 9 (31.03%) Network Design
5 4 (13.79%) DNA
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) Email Filtering
6 2 (6.90%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) CCNA
1 16 (55.17%) CCNP
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) Xen
4 2 (6.90%) XenServer
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Avaya
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Meraki