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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 0.97% 1.35% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 2.78% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
19 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 9.22% 48.65% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 14
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,244 £34,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Vista
4 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
4 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (33.33%) MS Office
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (25.00%) UNIX
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) DHCP
8 1 (8.33%) DNS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Team Lead
1 4 (33.33%) Network Support
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Vista
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) VMware