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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.59% 1.98% 4.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 7.14% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
32 56 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.58% 27.72% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 36
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £45,000 £40,000
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
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 30 January 2015. 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
Kidderminster +2 2 £31,500 -21.25%
Worcester -11 2 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Bromsgrove - 1 £25,000 -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) ADSL
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) SMTP
7 2 (16.67%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) ADSL
4 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) SMTP
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) DDNS
5 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ICT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago