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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 46 23
Rank change year-on-year +15 -23  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.88% 2.27% 5.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.81% 12.82% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 7
Median salary £55,000 £31,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +74.60% +26.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £21,800 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £33,000 £48,500
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 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 59 78 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 23.89% 17.73% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33 66 48
Median salary £55,000 £33,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.17% +21.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +10 16 £55,000 +74.60% 3
WAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 26 (81.25%) VPN
2 25 (78.13%) Firewall
3 20 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 18 (56.25%) Windows
5 16 (50.00%) Unix
6 15 (46.88%) Project Management
6 15 (46.88%) DHCP
6 15 (46.88%) Oracle
6 15 (46.88%) DNS
6 15 (46.88%) Cisco
6 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (46.88%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (43.75%) Network Design
8 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
9 12 (37.50%) VMware
9 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (34.38%) IPv4
10 11 (34.38%) IPv6
10 11 (34.38%) Linux
10 11 (34.38%) Wireless
10 11 (34.38%) BGP
10 11 (34.38%) OSPF
10 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
10 11 (34.38%) SolarWinds
11 10 (31.25%) ProCurve
11 10 (31.25%) Network Architecture
11 10 (31.25%) IP Telephony

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 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) IaaS
2 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 5 (15.63%) PaaS
2 5 (15.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) VPN
2 25 (78.13%) Firewall
3 15 (46.88%) DHCP
3 15 (46.88%) DNS
4 11 (34.38%) BGP
4 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (34.38%) IPv4
4 11 (34.38%) IPv6
4 11 (34.38%) OSPF
4 11 (34.38%) Wireless
5 10 (31.25%) IP Telephony
5 10 (31.25%) MPLS
5 10 (31.25%) VPLS
6 8 (25.00%) LAN
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (21.88%) NX-OS
7 7 (21.88%) SNMP
7 7 (21.88%) VLAN
8 6 (18.75%) Unified Communications
9 4 (12.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Architect
2 11 (34.38%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Support
4 5 (15.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Logistics Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Support Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Support Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support
6 3 (9.38%) Network Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (6.25%) IT Architect
8 1 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) JSON
1 5 (15.63%) WAP
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Unix
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
4 11 (34.38%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) VyOS
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Project Management
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Network Design
3 10 (31.25%) Network Architecture
3 10 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (15.63%) Business Process Modelling
6 5 (15.63%) Logistics
6 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
6 5 (15.63%) Release Management
7 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 4 (12.50%) Project Governance
7 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 4 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (12.50%) Workflow
8 3 (9.38%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) COBOL
1 5 (15.63%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNA
2 8 (25.00%) CCNP
3 6 (18.75%) CCDA
3 6 (18.75%) CCDP
3 6 (18.75%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
4 5 (15.63%) PMP
5 4 (12.50%) CCIE
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) pfSense
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Nagios
2 4 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) SolarWinds
4 10 (31.25%) Brocade
4 10 (31.25%) ProCurve
5 7 (21.88%) Aruba
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.88%) SonicWALL
5 7 (21.88%) Ubiquiti
6 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 4 (12.50%) McAfee
6 4 (12.50%) Nokia
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago