Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 55 63
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.09% 3.38% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 21.57% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 33 20
Suffolk median annual salary £29,000 £37,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.67% +33.93% -37.78%
10th Percentile £23,100 £28,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £54,000 £38,750
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -

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 Suffolk with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 68 153 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.85% 15.66% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 66 128 120
Suffolk median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.69% -16.67%
10th Percentile £21,875 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,375 £62,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Suffolk

WAN
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for WAN in Suffolk

WAN
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Suffolk over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Suffolk

WAN
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Haverhill - 6 £29,000 -
Bury St Edmunds +5 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Ipswich -1 1 £23,000 -42.50%
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for WAN.

1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) ADSL
5 4 (33.33%) WLAN
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Internet
5 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (33.33%) Network Management
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) Data Privacy
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (16.67%) VMware

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) ADSL
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) WLAN
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Support Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 6 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 6 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (33.33%) Data Privacy
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware