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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.72% 5.00% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 27.27% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 4
Average salary £18,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -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
57 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 23.55% 18.33% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 51 43 24
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +2 8 £18,000 -46.26%
Droitwich -4 1 £32,500 -7.14%
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) LAN
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (73.33%) MS Office
3 11 (73.33%) ADSL
3 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
3 11 (73.33%) Mathematics
3 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) PKI
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Clustering
6 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (6.67%) DMVPN
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) ADSL
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) DMVPN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Service Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Riverbed