Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 62 75
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.44% 2.43% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.50% 14.62% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 39
Sheffield median annual salary £28,000 £36,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.29% -33.64% -
10th Percentile £19,100 £25,288 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £42,500 £67,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% -20.00% -9.09%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 129 171 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.71% 16.65% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 120 137 175
Sheffield median annual salary £32,500 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.45% -11.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £20,638 £22,650 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £56,000 £62,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -10.26% -2.50%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 16 (80.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (45.00%) Office 365
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco
7 7 (35.00%) VPN
7 7 (35.00%) Citrix
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (20.00%) Mitel
10 4 (20.00%) EMC
10 4 (20.00%) CCNA
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (15.00%) ITIL
11 3 (15.00%) MCP
11 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (15.00%) Project Management

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 2 (10.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) VPN
4 4 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) MPLS
5 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.00%) Skype
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) VoIP
6 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 1 (5.00%) PBX
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Mitel Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Mitel Voice Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) IT Support
2 2 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (10.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Juniper Support
2 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Support
2 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Mitel Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Case Management
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) ERP
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.00%) Logistics
2 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (5.00%) Presales
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
5 4 (20.00%) Mitel
5 4 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (10.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) Lotus
6 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) Siemens