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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 13 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 6.67% 15.79% 10.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 75.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £18,500 £20,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
7 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 15.56% 21.05% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Average salary £18,500 £20,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tamworth

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Email Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tamworth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware