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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 61 56
Rank change year-on-year +27 -5  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.04% 1.34% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 6.72% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 8
Median salary £23,000 £30,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% -25.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,400 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £32,500 £43,600
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 Suffolk with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 40 119 109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 13.61% 19.87% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35 107 65
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £45,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 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
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 3 months to 28 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
Ipswich +38 3 £23,500 -24.80%
WAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Driving Licence
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) CentOS
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Cybercrime
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) VoIP

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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Platform Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Driving Licence
2 3 (23.08%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Mitel