The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.17% 1.51% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.62% 8.82% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 4
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
WAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.62% 17.09% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 50 27 35
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

WAN
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

WAN Salary Trend in Worcestershire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

WAN
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redditch - 10 £42,500 - 1
Worcester +8 8 £37,500 +4.16% 3
Droitwich - 2 £33,750 -
Bromsgrove - 1 - -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 27 (96.43%) LAN
2 21 (75.00%) Cisco
3 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (53.57%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) Juniper
5 13 (46.43%) CCNP
5 13 (46.43%) CCNA
5 13 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (42.86%) VPN
6 12 (42.86%) VoIP
7 11 (39.29%) Windows
7 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
7 11 (39.29%) Wireless
8 10 (35.71%) BGP
8 10 (35.71%) EIGRP
8 10 (35.71%) MPLS
8 10 (35.71%) OSPF
8 10 (35.71%) IPsec
8 10 (35.71%) SSL
8 10 (35.71%) RIP
8 10 (35.71%) iSCSI
8 10 (35.71%) FCoE
8 10 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (35.71%) Multicast
8 10 (35.71%) VPLS
8 10 (35.71%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (35.71%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
8 10 (35.71%) Presales
8 10 (35.71%) Cisco Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) LAN
2 15 (53.57%) Firewall
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (42.86%) VoIP
4 12 (42.86%) VPN
5 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
5 11 (39.29%) Wireless
6 10 (35.71%) BGP
6 10 (35.71%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (35.71%) EIGRP
6 10 (35.71%) FCoE
6 10 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (35.71%) IPsec
6 10 (35.71%) iSCSI
6 10 (35.71%) MPLS
6 10 (35.71%) Multicast
6 10 (35.71%) OSPF
6 10 (35.71%) RIP
6 10 (35.71%) SSL
6 10 (35.71%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Consultant
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 10 (35.71%) Consultant
1 10 (35.71%) Network Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
6 1 (3.57%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Presales
2 7 (25.00%) Network Design
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) SIEM
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) CCNA
2 13 (46.43%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCDA
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.57%) Mitel
7 1 (3.57%) NEC
7 1 (3.57%) Panasonic
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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