Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 56 39
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.60% 1.37% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.81% 7.84% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 7
Shropshire median annual salary £55,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.23% -18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,875 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,606 £46,050 £43,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +28.79%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 106 102 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 23.19% 17.47% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 74 90 44
Shropshire median annual salary £39,564 £38,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.76% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £24,350 £22,750 £18,600
90th Percentile £56,375 £47,500 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +7 20 £55,000 +69.23%
WAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) VPN
3 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (71.43%) Network Design
4 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (47.62%) Project Management
7 10 (47.62%) Oracle
7 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
7 10 (47.62%) Network Architecture
8 8 (38.10%) Cisco
8 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
9 7 (33.33%) CCNP
9 7 (33.33%) DHCP
9 7 (33.33%) DNS
9 7 (33.33%) LAN
10 6 (28.57%) ITIL
10 6 (28.57%) Windows
10 6 (28.57%) CCNA
10 6 (28.57%) CCDA
10 6 (28.57%) CCDP
10 6 (28.57%) McAfee
10 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (28.57%) Degree
10 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 6 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (23.81%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (23.81%) Office 365

WAN
Co-occurring 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 4 (19.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) IaaS
2 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 5 (23.81%) PaaS
2 5 (23.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) VPN
3 7 (33.33%) DHCP
3 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 7 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (19.05%) BGP
5 4 (19.05%) ICMP
5 4 (19.05%) IPv4
5 4 (19.05%) IPv6
5 4 (19.05%) Multicast
5 4 (19.05%) OSPF
5 4 (19.05%) SSL
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) PBX
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.76%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
1 11 (52.38%) Cloud Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Design Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) IT Support
3 4 (19.05%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) JSON
1 5 (23.81%) WAP
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (19.05%) PKI
4 2 (9.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Network Design
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Network Architecture
3 10 (47.62%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
5 4 (19.05%) Project Governance
5 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 4 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CCDA
3 6 (28.57%) CCDP
3 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) CCIE
5 1 (4.76%) CCSA
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) McAfee
4 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Nokia
5 4 (19.05%) Fortinet
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) VMware