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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 47 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 99 91 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.38% 4.75% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.12% 26.53% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 49 84 68
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £23,500 £26,225
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
379 343 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.78% 17.92% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 248 301 327
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 December 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 167 (71.06%) LAN
2 131 (55.74%) Cisco
3 117 (49.79%) Firewall
4 96 (40.85%) Cisco Certification
5 90 (38.30%) Data Centre
6 79 (33.62%) VPN
7 68 (28.94%) CCNA
8 65 (27.66%) ITIL
9 63 (26.81%) Microsoft
10 59 (25.11%) CheckPoint
11 54 (22.98%) HP
12 50 (21.28%) VMware
12 50 (21.28%) Presales
13 49 (20.85%) OSPF
13 49 (20.85%) Service Delivery
13 49 (20.85%) Windows
14 47 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 47 (20.00%) Fortinet
15 45 (19.15%) CCNP
16 40 (17.02%) Wireless
17 39 (16.60%) DHCP
18 38 (16.17%) DNS
19 37 (15.74%) Project Management
20 36 (15.32%) PRINCE2
20 36 (15.32%) Network Security
21 35 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
21 35 (14.89%) Juniper
22 34 (14.47%) F5
22 34 (14.47%) Windows Server
23 33 (14.04%) TCP/IP

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 26 (11.06%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (3.40%) IIS
4 7 (2.98%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.55%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.13%) JBoss
6 5 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.43%) CMS
7 1 (0.43%) Moodle
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (7.66%) assyst
2 1 (0.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.96%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 167 (71.06%) LAN
2 117 (49.79%) Firewall
3 79 (33.62%) VPN
4 49 (20.85%) OSPF
5 40 (17.02%) Wireless
6 39 (16.60%) DHCP
7 38 (16.17%) DNS
8 36 (15.32%) Network Security
9 33 (14.04%) TCP/IP
10 29 (12.34%) MPLS
11 28 (11.91%) BGP
12 24 (10.21%) EIGRP
13 23 (9.79%) VLAN
14 21 (8.94%) WLAN
15 20 (8.51%) SSL
16 19 (8.09%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (6.38%) Cisco Wireless
17 15 (6.38%) IP Telephony
17 15 (6.38%) SAN
18 14 (5.96%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
General
1 29 (12.34%) Finance
2 23 (9.79%) Retail
3 16 (6.81%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.53%) Publishing
5 6 (2.55%) French Language
6 5 (2.13%) German Language
6 5 (2.13%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (22.13%) Network Engineer
2 44 (18.72%) Analyst
3 29 (12.34%) Network Analyst
4 24 (10.21%) Architect
5 18 (7.66%) Support Analyst
6 17 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (7.23%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (6.81%) Technical Specialist
8 15 (6.38%) Network Support
9 14 (5.96%) Exchange Engineer
10 13 (5.53%) Cisco Analyst
10 13 (5.53%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 13 (5.53%) Network Support Analyst
11 12 (5.11%) IT Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Project Manager
11 12 (5.11%) Support Engineer
12 11 (4.68%) Network Specialist
13 10 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (4.26%) Senior Network Analyst
13 10 (4.26%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.43%) WAP
1 1 (0.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (38.30%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.49%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.53%) CMDB
4 9 (3.83%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.55%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.28%) FMCG
7 3 (1.28%) NHS
8 2 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.85%) EPoS
8 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.85%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.43%) Handset
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.85%) Windows
2 34 (14.47%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.26%) Linux
5 9 (3.83%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.55%) AIX
7 6 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.55%) Solaris
7 6 (2.55%) Unix
7 6 (2.55%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Android
9 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.66%) ITIL
2 50 (21.28%) Presales
3 49 (20.85%) Service Delivery
4 37 (15.74%) Project Management
5 36 (15.32%) PRINCE2
6 29 (12.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 27 (11.49%) Software Engineering
8 26 (11.06%) Service Management
9 25 (10.64%) Line Management
10 23 (9.79%) Validation
11 19 (8.09%) Network Management
12 18 (7.66%) Change Management
12 18 (7.66%) ITIL V3
12 18 (7.66%) Risk Management
13 17 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (5.96%) Change Control
15 13 (5.53%) Gantt Chart
15 13 (5.53%) Network Monitoring
15 13 (5.53%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.94%) C
2 13 (5.53%) SQL
3 6 (2.55%) Perl
3 6 (2.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 96 (40.85%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (28.94%) CCNA
3 45 (19.15%) CCNP
4 33 (14.04%) Degree
5 21 (8.94%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (7.23%) CCIE
7 17 (7.23%) MCSE
8 14 (5.96%) Security Cleared
9 13 (5.53%) PMI Certification
9 13 (5.53%) PMP
10 9 (3.83%) CCDP
10 9 (3.83%) MCSA
10 9 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (3.40%) CCDA
11 8 (3.40%) CCVP
11 8 (3.40%) CISSP
12 7 (2.98%) CCIP
12 7 (2.98%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.79%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) COBIT
2 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.21%) vSphere
4 6 (2.55%) XenApp
4 6 (2.55%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (10.21%) SCOM
2 15 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (4.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (4.26%) SCCM
5 6 (2.55%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.55%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.70%) EdgeSight
7 3 (1.28%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.43%) Cacti
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 131 (55.74%) Cisco
2 63 (26.81%) Microsoft
3 59 (25.11%) CheckPoint
4 54 (22.98%) HP
5 50 (21.28%) VMware
6 47 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 35 (14.89%) Juniper
8 34 (14.47%) F5
9 24 (10.21%) Brocade
10 21 (8.94%) Citrix
11 19 (8.09%) Huawei
11 19 (8.09%) Palo Alto
12 17 (7.23%) SolarWinds
13 15 (6.38%) Computacenter
13 15 (6.38%) Symantec
14 11 (4.68%) Meraki
15 10 (4.26%) Aruba
16 7 (2.98%) NetApp
16 7 (2.98%) Riverbed
17 6 (2.55%) Red Hat
Birmingham
TDA Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago