The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.42% 1.02% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 5.32% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 23
Median salary £47,500 £30,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.33% -27.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 45 94 110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 9.43% 19.14% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 38 79 101
Median salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

WAN
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for WAN in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (10.00%) VCAP
7 1 (10.00%) Logistics
7 1 (10.00%) JNCIA

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) CCEA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp