The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 70 28
Rank change year-on-year +23 -42  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 9 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.92% 1.29% 7.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.59% 10.84% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 40
Median salary £31,500 £27,750 £28,025
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% -0.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £65,000 £65,000
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 61 83 116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 11.87% 11.91% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43 72 106
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,598 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Staffordshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Staffordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tamworth - 6 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +16 4 £27,250 +21.11% 1
Cannock - 2 £35,000 - 3
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £72,500 -
WAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 20 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) CCNP
5 7 (35.00%) CCNA
5 7 (35.00%) HP
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) Juniper
6 6 (30.00%) MPLS
7 5 (25.00%) Motorola
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
7 5 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (20.00%) Android
8 4 (20.00%) VoIP
8 4 (20.00%) Wireless
9 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (15.00%) WLAN
9 3 (15.00%) VPN
9 3 (15.00%) SLA
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) MPLS
4 5 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (20.00%) VoIP
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) ISDN
6 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) WLAN
7 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.00%) VLAN
8 1 (5.00%) BGP
8 1 (5.00%) DHCP
8 1 (5.00%) DNS
8 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (5.00%) Multicast
8 1 (5.00%) Network Security
8 1 (5.00%) OSPF
8 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (10.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) Network Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) AS400
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) ERP
2 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CCNA
1 7 (35.00%) CCNP
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CCSA
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 5 (25.00%) Motorola
6 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Mitel
8 1 (5.00%) Avaya
8 1 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: 14% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago