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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.38% 3.66% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.54% 18.37% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 6
Median salary £45,000 £25,750 £17,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+74.75% +51.47%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
65 49 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 17.76% 19.92% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 58 39 27
Median salary £50,000 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -18.82%
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 6 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 6 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 +2 12 £36,250 +3.57%
Redditch - 11 £50,000 -
Bromsgrove -5 4 £19,500 -7.14%
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 6 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 40 (95.24%) LAN
2 29 (69.05%) VPN
2 29 (69.05%) Cisco
3 28 (66.67%) Firewall
4 27 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (61.90%) CCNP
5 26 (61.90%) VoIP
6 23 (54.76%) TCP/IP
7 21 (50.00%) CCNA
7 21 (50.00%) Juniper
8 20 (47.62%) Wireless
8 20 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (45.24%) Cisco PIX
9 19 (45.24%) iSCSI
9 19 (45.24%) FCoE
9 19 (45.24%) Fibre Channel
9 19 (45.24%) VPLS
9 19 (45.24%) Spanning Tree
9 19 (45.24%) Data Centre
9 19 (45.24%) Multicast
9 19 (45.24%) Presales
9 19 (45.24%) Cisco Wireless
9 19 (45.24%) IPsec
9 19 (45.24%) BGP
9 19 (45.24%) EIGRP
9 19 (45.24%) MPLS
9 19 (45.24%) OSPF
9 19 (45.24%) RIP
9 19 (45.24%) SSL
10 12 (28.57%) 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 40 (95.24%) LAN
2 29 (69.05%) VPN
3 28 (66.67%) Firewall
4 26 (61.90%) VoIP
5 23 (54.76%) TCP/IP
6 20 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (47.62%) Wireless
7 19 (45.24%) BGP
7 19 (45.24%) Cisco PIX
7 19 (45.24%) Cisco Wireless
7 19 (45.24%) FCoE
7 19 (45.24%) Fibre Channel
7 19 (45.24%) IPsec
7 19 (45.24%) iSCSI
7 19 (45.24%) MPLS
7 19 (45.24%) Multicast
7 19 (45.24%) OSPF
7 19 (45.24%) Spanning Tree
7 19 (45.24%) SSL
7 19 (45.24%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Cisco Consultant
1 19 (45.24%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 19 (45.24%) Consultant
1 19 (45.24%) Network Consultant
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) IT Support
5 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.38%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Presales
2 7 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Network Management
5 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) C#
2 2 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (61.90%) CCNP
3 21 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (11.90%) CCIE
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Cisco
2 21 (50.00%) Juniper
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) F5
5 5 (11.90%) VMware
6 3 (7.14%) Veeam
7 2 (4.76%) CA
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix
7 2 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Mitel
8 1 (2.38%) NEC
8 1 (2.38%) Panasonic
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec
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