The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 26 58 56
Rank change year-on-year +32 -2  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.21% 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 3.17% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £23,500 £31,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.80% -26.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 9 63 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 6.62% 15.00% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 56 33
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Ipswich

WAN
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Ipswich.

Salary trend for WAN in Ipswich

WAN
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Cybercrime
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel