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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 3.13% 15.38% 9.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 34.15% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Average salary - £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.35%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
33 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 34.38% 45.05% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 16
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £47,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet