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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 57 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.18% 2.43% 5.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.43% 22.86% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 27
Median salary £30,500 £30,375 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.41% +21.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £61,100 £73,500
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 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 53 70 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 12.53% 10.62% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 45 66 89
Median salary £29,500 £34,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.49% +1.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,550 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 30 March 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 30 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
Lichfield +11 2 £30,500 +27.08% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +8 2 £24,250 -3.00%
WAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) VoIP
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) ERP
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) MS Office
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Network Security
9 3 (20.00%) Clustering
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) Sage
9 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 3 (20.00%) Android
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 10

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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) VoIP
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
6 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (13.33%) ISDN
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) Multicast
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) WLAN
7 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (6.67%) NAS
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (13.33%) French Language
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Support
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Technician
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Network Operations Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) AS400
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Android
4 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Sage
4 2 (13.33%) Mitel
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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