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 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 55 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.73% 1.27% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.67% 8.79% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 20
Median salary £37,500 £38,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% -7.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,800 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,300 £40,800 £60,500
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 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 75 91 119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 16.20% 14.44% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67 76 91
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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

WAN
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Sheffield over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Sheffield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for WAN.

1 20 (90.91%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) Firewall
4 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (27.27%) CCNA
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (18.18%) Analytics
8 4 (18.18%) BYOD
8 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
8 4 (18.18%) Lead Generation
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 4 (18.18%) IIS
8 4 (18.18%) MS Office
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) VPN
8 4 (18.18%) B2B
8 4 (18.18%) Wireless
8 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (18.18%) Finance

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Top Related 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
5 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
7 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 2 (9.09%) SSL
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (4.55%) DNS
8 1 (4.55%) H.323
8 1 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (4.55%) MGCP
8 1 (4.55%) MPLS
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Account Manager
2 4 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Operations Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) BYOD
2 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Android
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Analytics
1 4 (18.18%) B2B
1 4 (18.18%) Business Development
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) Lead Generation
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Logistics
3 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Presales
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
4 2 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) Red Box
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