Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 52 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 2.53% 4.05% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 31.88% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 12
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £27,250 £25,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% -4.76% +6.06%
10th Percentile £17,375 £20,675 £18,250
90th Percentile £36,375 £35,000 £56,250
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +9.38% +28.00%

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 50 69 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 12.66% 12.71% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 46 66 43
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% -2.86% +29.63%
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,250 £18,050
90th Percentile £52,500 £65,000 £55,500
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year -7.14% -7.28% +25.83%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

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

WAN
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Stoke-on-Trent over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for WAN.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) COM

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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Field Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) HP