The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tamworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 8 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 18.69% 13.04% 9.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 64.52% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 4
Average salary £28,550 £24,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.95% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
WAN
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tamworth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tamworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 28.97% 26.09% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 4
Average salary £28,550 £24,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.95% -38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £39,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tamworth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Tamworth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Tamworth

WAN
Salary Trend in Tamworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Tamworth region.

WAN Salary Trend in Tamworth

WAN
Salary Histogram in Tamworth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Tamworth region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Tamworth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tamworth

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Tamworth 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 17 (68.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) SLA
3 10 (40.00%) Citrix
3 10 (40.00%) VPN
3 10 (40.00%) Wireless
4 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (36.00%) Project Management
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (36.00%) CCNA
5 8 (32.00%) Chip and PIN
5 8 (32.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (28.00%) DHCP
6 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (28.00%) MS Office
6 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) MCSE
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (24.00%) Terminal Server
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (24.00%) MCTS
7 6 (24.00%) MCITP
8 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) Retail
10 3 (12.00%) VMware
10 3 (12.00%) Firewall

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tamworth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Tamworth 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) LAN
2 10 (40.00%) VPN
2 10 (40.00%) Wireless
3 7 (28.00%) DHCP
3 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) Firewall
5 3 (12.00%) VLAN
5 3 (12.00%) MPLS
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Project Coordinator
2 7 (28.00%) Coordinator
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Junior
3 6 (24.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Network Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Network Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (36.00%) CCNA
2 6 (24.00%) MCSE
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) MCTS
2 6 (24.00%) MCITP
3 3 (12.00%) CCNP
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
2 8 (32.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Terminal Server
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) WatchGuard
3 3 (12.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper