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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 6.59% 38.46% 11.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 85.71% 62.50% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Average salary £28,550 £21,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.95% -35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
7 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 7.69% 61.54% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Average salary £28,550 £21,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.95% -35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Tamworth

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) MCTS
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) WatchGuard
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tamworth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Network Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCTS
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) WatchGuard
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper