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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 16 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 8.77% 6.52% 21.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 76.92% 50.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 4
Average salary £26,250 £18,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% -9.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
13 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 11.40% 13.04% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 7
Average salary £26,250 £18,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% -11.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (89.47%) CCNA
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 16 (84.21%) VPN
4 15 (78.95%) HP
5 12 (63.16%) Degree
6 11 (57.89%) Wireless
7 10 (52.63%) CCNP
8 9 (47.37%) VLAN
8 9 (47.37%) Citrix
9 8 (42.11%) MPLS
9 8 (42.11%) WatchGuard
10 4 (21.05%) Windows
11 3 (15.79%) Cisco
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (15.79%) MCITP
12 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
12 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (10.53%) MCTS
12 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (10.53%) VMware
12 2 (10.53%) MCSE
12 2 (10.53%) VoIP
13 1 (5.26%) DHCP
13 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
13 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
13 1 (5.26%) IPv4

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tamworth by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 16 (84.21%) VPN
4 11 (57.89%) Wireless
5 9 (47.37%) VLAN
6 8 (42.11%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) VoIP
8 1 (5.26%) DHCP
8 1 (5.26%) DNS
8 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
8 1 (5.26%) IPv4
8 1 (5.26%) IPv6
8 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (5.26%) SAN
8 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Administrator
2 9 (47.37%) Network Administrator
3 6 (31.58%) Graduate
3 6 (31.58%) Graduate Network Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Junior
3 6 (31.58%) Junior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Field Service Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) CCNA
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) Degree
3 10 (52.63%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) MCITP
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) HP
2 9 (47.37%) Citrix
3 8 (42.11%) WatchGuard
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) VMware