The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 19 25 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 8.43% 6.31% 4.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 68.42% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 10
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +39.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £36,443
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 Shropshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 50 19 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 28.09% 9.22% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 56
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +39.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Shropshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Shropshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Shropshire

WAN
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Telford 0 13 £35,000 -26.31% 1
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 16 (88.89%) Unix
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (61.11%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (61.11%) VPN
4 11 (61.11%) DNS
4 11 (61.11%) DHCP
4 11 (61.11%) Nagios
4 11 (61.11%) MPLS
4 11 (61.11%) ProCurve
4 11 (61.11%) IP Telephony
4 11 (61.11%) Brocade
4 11 (61.11%) VPLS
5 9 (50.00%) BGP
5 9 (50.00%) IPv4
6 8 (44.44%) SonicWALL
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (38.89%) VLAN
7 7 (38.89%) Wireless
7 7 (38.89%) IPv6
7 7 (38.89%) OSPF
7 7 (38.89%) SNMP
7 7 (38.89%) NX-OS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) DHCP
2 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 11 (61.11%) IP Telephony
2 11 (61.11%) MPLS
2 11 (61.11%) VPLS
2 11 (61.11%) VPN
3 9 (50.00%) BGP
3 9 (50.00%) IPv4
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (38.89%) IPv6
4 7 (38.89%) NX-OS
4 7 (38.89%) OSPF
4 7 (38.89%) SNMP
4 7 (38.89%) Unified Communications
4 7 (38.89%) VLAN
4 7 (38.89%) Wireless
5 6 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Logistics Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Support Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Support
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Support Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Unix
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) Logistics
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Release Management
4 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) COBOL
1 4 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
1 4 (22.22%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) CCDA
2 2 (11.11%) CCDP
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) pfSense
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) Brocade
3 11 (61.11%) ProCurve
4 8 (44.44%) SonicWALL
5 7 (38.89%) Aruba
5 7 (38.89%) Ubiquiti
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago