The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 1.32% 6.00% 7.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 14.29% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +17.74%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
WAN
Shropshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 38.16% 42.00% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 10
Average salary £42,000 £33,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

WAN
Salary Trend in Telford

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

WAN Salary Trend in Telford

WAN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Telford 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Telford 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 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Assistant
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Assistant
1 2 (66.67%) IT Assistant
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft