The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.43% 2.76% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.00% 16.67% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 7
Median salary £47,500 £21,000 £17,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+126.19% +23.52%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
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
50 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 14.29% 16.54% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 28
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

WAN
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -5 8 £43,125 +21.47% 1
Redditch - 8 £50,000 -
Bromsgrove -3 3 £19,500 -7.14%
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 44 (95.65%) LAN
2 32 (69.57%) VPN
2 32 (69.57%) Cisco
3 31 (67.39%) Firewall
4 30 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (60.87%) CCNP
6 27 (58.70%) VoIP
7 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
8 22 (47.83%) CCNA
9 21 (45.65%) Juniper
9 21 (45.65%) Wireless
9 21 (45.65%) Data Centre
10 20 (43.48%) Cisco Wireless
10 20 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (41.30%) Cisco PIX
11 19 (41.30%) iSCSI
11 19 (41.30%) VPLS
11 19 (41.30%) IPsec
11 19 (41.30%) Presales
11 19 (41.30%) Spanning Tree
11 19 (41.30%) Multicast
11 19 (41.30%) FCoE
11 19 (41.30%) Fibre Channel
11 19 (41.30%) MPLS
11 19 (41.30%) OSPF
11 19 (41.30%) BGP
11 19 (41.30%) EIGRP
11 19 (41.30%) SSL
11 19 (41.30%) RIP
12 13 (28.26%) Windows

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 44 (95.65%) LAN
2 32 (69.57%) VPN
3 31 (67.39%) Firewall
4 27 (58.70%) VoIP
5 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
6 21 (45.65%) Wireless
7 20 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (43.48%) Cisco Wireless
8 19 (41.30%) BGP
8 19 (41.30%) Cisco PIX
8 19 (41.30%) EIGRP
8 19 (41.30%) FCoE
8 19 (41.30%) Fibre Channel
8 19 (41.30%) IPsec
8 19 (41.30%) iSCSI
8 19 (41.30%) MPLS
8 19 (41.30%) Multicast
8 19 (41.30%) OSPF
8 19 (41.30%) Spanning Tree
8 19 (41.30%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Cisco Consultant
1 19 (41.30%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 19 (41.30%) Consultant
1 19 (41.30%) Network Consultant
2 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) IT Support
5 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Presales
2 8 (17.39%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) Network Design
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Network Management
6 2 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C#
2 2 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (60.87%) CCNP
3 22 (47.83%) CCNA
4 6 (13.04%) CCIE
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Cisco
2 21 (45.65%) Juniper
3 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) F5
5 6 (13.04%) VMware
6 3 (6.52%) Veeam
7 2 (4.35%) CA
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Mitel
8 1 (2.17%) NEC
8 1 (2.17%) Panasonic
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
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