The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Telford 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)
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 11 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Telford 9.22% 9.63% 6.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.39% 76.47% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 8
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +39.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £32,600
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 Telford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Telford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 33 17 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 23.40% 12.59% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 33
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Telford 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 Telford

WAN
Salary Trend in Telford

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

Salary trend for WAN in Telford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Telford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Telford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Telford

WAN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford

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 Telford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (86.67%) Unix
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) BGP
3 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) IPv4
3 9 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (53.33%) Nagios
4 8 (53.33%) MPLS
4 8 (53.33%) VPN
4 8 (53.33%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) DHCP
4 8 (53.33%) ProCurve
4 8 (53.33%) SonicWALL
4 8 (53.33%) IP Telephony
4 8 (53.33%) Brocade
4 8 (53.33%) VPLS
5 7 (46.67%) VLAN
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (46.67%) Wireless
5 7 (46.67%) SNMP
5 7 (46.67%) OSPF
5 7 (46.67%) IPv6
5 7 (46.67%) NX-OS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) BGP
2 9 (60.00%) IPv4
3 8 (53.33%) DHCP
3 8 (53.33%) DNS
3 8 (53.33%) IP Telephony
3 8 (53.33%) MPLS
3 8 (53.33%) VPLS
3 8 (53.33%) VPN
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (46.67%) IPv6
4 7 (46.67%) NX-OS
4 7 (46.67%) OSPF
4 7 (46.67%) SNMP
4 7 (46.67%) VLAN
4 7 (46.67%) Wireless
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Logistics Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Support Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Support
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Support Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Unix
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Business Process Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) Logistics
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Presales
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) COBOL
1 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
1 4 (26.67%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) CCDA
2 2 (13.33%) CCDP
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) pfSense
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Brocade
3 8 (53.33%) ProCurve
3 8 (53.33%) SonicWALL
4 7 (46.67%) Aruba
4 7 (46.67%) Ubiquiti
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto