The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 56 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 97 83 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.11% 4.05% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.96% 19.86% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64 69 52
Median salary £35,000 £43,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,400 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
WAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
335 418 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.19% 20.42% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 259 373 235
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

WAN Salary Trend in Birmingham

WAN
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for WAN.

1 199 (90.87%) LAN
2 105 (47.95%) Cisco
3 101 (46.12%) Firewall
4 83 (37.90%) Active Directory
5 82 (37.44%) Microsoft
6 74 (33.79%) VPN
6 74 (33.79%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (30.14%) ITIL
8 65 (29.68%) VMware
9 62 (28.31%) Windows
10 53 (24.20%) CCNA
11 52 (23.74%) CCNP
12 48 (21.92%) MS Exchange
13 45 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (19.18%) Citrix
15 40 (18.26%) TCP/IP
16 39 (17.81%) Data Centre
17 38 (17.35%) Windows Server
18 37 (16.89%) MPLS
19 35 (15.98%) DNS
19 35 (15.98%) Wireless
20 34 (15.53%) SLA
21 32 (14.61%) DHCP
21 32 (14.61%) Project Management
22 31 (14.16%) Network Security
23 30 (13.70%) VoIP
23 30 (13.70%) Validation
24 29 (13.24%) assyst
24 29 (13.24%) Symantec
24 29 (13.24%) SCOM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 48 (21.92%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (6.39%) Skype for Business
4 11 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.57%) IIS
6 8 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.91%) SAS
8 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.46%) CMS
9 1 (0.46%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.46%) JBoss
9 1 (0.46%) Moodle
9 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (13.24%) assyst
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.91%) JDE World
3 1 (0.46%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.31%) Mimecast
2 11 (5.02%) Office 365
3 9 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.83%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 199 (90.87%) LAN
2 101 (46.12%) Firewall
3 74 (33.79%) VPN
4 40 (18.26%) TCP/IP
5 37 (16.89%) MPLS
6 35 (15.98%) DNS
6 35 (15.98%) Wireless
7 32 (14.61%) DHCP
8 31 (14.16%) Network Security
9 30 (13.70%) VoIP
10 24 (10.96%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (8.68%) SAN
11 19 (8.68%) SSL
12 17 (7.76%) NetScaler
13 13 (5.94%) OSPF
13 13 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (5.48%) EIGRP
14 12 (5.48%) IPsec
15 10 (4.57%) Internet
15 10 (4.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (6.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.65%) French Language
3 7 (3.20%) Finance
4 6 (2.74%) Law
4 6 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.74%) Retail
5 5 (2.28%) German Language
5 5 (2.28%) Legal
6 4 (1.83%) Banking
6 4 (1.83%) Marketing
7 2 (0.91%) Back Office
7 2 (0.91%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (26.94%) Analyst
2 48 (21.92%) Network Engineer
3 30 (13.70%) Network Analyst
4 28 (12.79%) Network Support
5 25 (11.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (10.05%) Support Engineer
7 21 (9.59%) Support Analyst
8 19 (8.68%) Project Manager
9 18 (8.22%) Network Support Analyst
10 17 (7.76%) Cisco Analyst
10 17 (7.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 16 (7.31%) Architect
11 16 (7.31%) Exchange Engineer
12 13 (5.94%) Citrix Engineer
12 13 (5.94%) Designer
13 12 (5.48%) Cisco Engineer
13 12 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 11 (5.02%) Consultant
15 10 (4.57%) Infrastructure Manager
16 9 (4.11%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) EDI
2 3 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.46%) CSS
3 1 (0.46%) DOM
3 1 (0.46%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) HTML5
3 1 (0.46%) jQuery
3 1 (0.46%) JSON
3 1 (0.46%) LINQ
3 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.46%) WAP
3 1 (0.46%) XML
3 1 (0.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.48%) Fat Client
3 12 (5.48%) Thin Client
4 7 (3.20%) iSeries
5 6 (2.74%) IVR
6 5 (2.28%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.83%) Handset
8 3 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.91%) AS400
9 2 (0.91%) Clustering
9 2 (0.91%) CMDB
9 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.91%) Replication
9 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.46%) EPoS
10 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.46%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 62 (28.31%) Windows
2 38 (17.35%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (6.39%) Windows 7
5 13 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.48%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.74%) Linux
9 4 (1.83%) Unix
9 4 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.91%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.46%) Android
11 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (30.14%) ITIL
2 32 (14.61%) Project Management
3 30 (13.70%) Validation
4 19 (8.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (8.22%) PRINCE2
5 18 (8.22%) Service Management
6 17 (7.76%) Change Management
7 13 (5.94%) Configuration Management
7 13 (5.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (5.94%) Problem Management
7 13 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (5.48%) Service Delivery
9 10 (4.57%) Presales
10 9 (4.11%) Information Security
10 9 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (3.65%) Change Control
11 8 (3.65%) Network Design
11 8 (3.65%) Network Management
12 7 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.20%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.22%) C
2 11 (5.02%) SQL
3 3 (1.37%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.91%) Python
4 2 (0.91%) RPG
4 2 (0.91%) VB
5 1 (0.46%) C#
5 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (33.79%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (24.20%) CCNA
3 52 (23.74%) CCNP
4 23 (10.50%) CISSP
5 20 (9.13%) Security Cleared
6 18 (8.22%) SC Cleared
7 16 (7.31%) MCSE
7 16 (7.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (6.85%) Degree
9 10 (4.57%) CISM
10 7 (3.20%) APMP
11 6 (2.74%) MCSA
11 6 (2.74%) PMI Certification
11 6 (2.74%) PMP
12 5 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.83%) CCIE
14 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.91%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.53%) SLA
2 3 (1.37%) COBIT
2 3 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (37.90%) Active Directory
2 45 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (12.33%) vSphere
4 19 (8.68%) XenApp
5 17 (7.76%) XenDesktop
6 16 (7.31%) Hyper-V
7 12 (5.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.83%) XenServer
9 3 (1.37%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.91%) Snort
10 2 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.91%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.46%) Firmware
11 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.46%) vCloud
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (13.24%) SCOM
2 18 (8.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (5.94%) EdgeSight
4 12 (5.48%) NetBackup
5 9 (4.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (2.74%) SCCM
7 4 (1.83%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.91%) Nessus
8 2 (0.91%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.91%) Proventia
8 2 (0.91%) QRadar
9 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.46%) Cacti
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.46%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 105 (47.95%) Cisco
2 82 (37.44%) Microsoft
3 65 (29.68%) VMware
4 42 (19.18%) Citrix
5 29 (13.24%) Symantec
6 25 (11.42%) HP
6 25 (11.42%) Juniper
7 17 (7.76%) CheckPoint
7 17 (7.76%) Extreme Networks
7 17 (7.76%) ServiceNow
8 14 (6.39%) F5
9 13 (5.94%) AppSense
10 12 (5.48%) Palo Alto
11 11 (5.02%) Riverbed
12 10 (4.57%) Avaya
13 8 (3.65%) Aerohive Networks
13 8 (3.65%) Aruba
13 8 (3.65%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.74%) NetApp
15 5 (2.28%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + gd benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22500.00 - £29850.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago