The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.31% 3.86% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 21.95% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 9
Average salary £17,000 £41,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.53% +21.48%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 41 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 18.46% 17.60% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 41
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
West Midlands

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Bromsgrove - 5 £17,000 -
Worcester -9 1 £32,500 -31.57%
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (61.54%) MS Office
4 8 (61.54%) ADSL
4 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
4 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
4 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) Network Design
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
7 2 (15.38%) Juniper
7 2 (15.38%) CCNP
7 2 (15.38%) CCNA
8 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (7.69%) Netcool
8 1 (7.69%) MPLS
8 1 (7.69%) BGP
8 1 (7.69%) SCCP
8 1 (7.69%) H.323

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) ADSL
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) SCCP
5 1 (7.69%) H.323
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Service Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Netcool
1 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) Riverbed