The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 47 24
Rank change year-on-year +16 -23  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 2.13% 1.64% 7.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 11.90% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 13
Median salary £27,250 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £22,500 £27,000
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12 42 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 6.38% 13.77% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 39 36
Median salary £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,124 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

WAN
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for WAN in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Data Management
6 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (16.67%) VLAN
6 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (16.67%) Juniper
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Migration

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
1 3 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (33.33%) Network Technician
2 2 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday