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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 104 88 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.48% 4.29% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.96% 21.57% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 78 79 49
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,191 £32,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £57,800
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
372 408 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.01% 19.90% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 291 373 260
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 26 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 209 (88.19%) LAN
2 123 (51.90%) Cisco
3 107 (45.15%) Firewall
4 87 (36.71%) Cisco Certification
5 83 (35.02%) Active Directory
5 83 (35.02%) Microsoft
5 83 (35.02%) VPN
6 75 (31.65%) ITIL
7 67 (28.27%) VMware
8 64 (27.00%) Windows
9 62 (26.16%) CCNA
10 54 (22.78%) CCNP
11 50 (21.10%) MS Exchange
12 48 (20.25%) Data Centre
13 47 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 46 (19.41%) Citrix
15 44 (18.57%) Wireless
16 40 (16.88%) MPLS
17 39 (16.46%) TCP/IP
18 36 (15.19%) DHCP
18 36 (15.19%) Windows Server
19 35 (14.77%) DNS
19 35 (14.77%) SLA
20 33 (13.92%) Project Management
21 32 (13.50%) Validation
21 32 (13.50%) Network Security
22 29 (12.24%) vSphere
22 29 (12.24%) HP
22 29 (12.24%) Juniper
23 28 (11.81%) Symantec

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 50 (21.10%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (7.17%) Skype for Business
4 14 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (5.06%) IIS
6 10 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.69%) JBoss
8 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.84%) SAS
9 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.42%) CMS
10 1 (0.42%) Moodle
10 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (11.81%) assyst
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.84%) JDE World
3 1 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.75%) Mimecast
2 10 (4.22%) Office 365
3 9 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.69%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 209 (88.19%) LAN
2 107 (45.15%) Firewall
3 83 (35.02%) VPN
4 44 (18.57%) Wireless
5 40 (16.88%) MPLS
6 39 (16.46%) TCP/IP
7 36 (15.19%) DHCP
8 35 (14.77%) DNS
9 32 (13.50%) Network Security
10 26 (10.97%) OSPF
11 25 (10.55%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (10.13%) VoIP
13 22 (9.28%) SAN
14 21 (8.86%) EIGRP
15 20 (8.44%) SSL
16 18 (7.59%) BGP
17 16 (6.75%) NetScaler
18 13 (5.49%) Cisco Wireless
18 13 (5.49%) VLAN
18 13 (5.49%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (5.06%) Finance
1 12 (5.06%) French Language
2 10 (4.22%) Retail
2 10 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.38%) German Language
4 6 (2.53%) Law
4 6 (2.53%) Publishing
5 4 (1.69%) Banking
6 3 (1.27%) Legal
6 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.27%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (27.85%) Analyst
2 50 (21.10%) Network Engineer
3 38 (16.03%) Network Analyst
4 32 (13.50%) Network Support
5 26 (10.97%) Support Engineer
6 25 (10.55%) Support Analyst
7 24 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (9.70%) Network Support Analyst
9 20 (8.44%) Cisco Analyst
9 20 (8.44%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 16 (6.75%) Exchange Engineer
11 15 (6.33%) Project Manager
12 14 (5.91%) Architect
12 14 (5.91%) Cisco Support
13 13 (5.49%) IT Engineer
14 12 (5.06%) Citrix Engineer
15 11 (4.64%) Cisco Engineer
15 11 (4.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 11 (4.64%) Consultant
15 11 (4.64%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.69%) EDI
2 3 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.42%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) DOM
3 1 (0.42%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) HTML5
3 1 (0.42%) jQuery
3 1 (0.42%) JSON
3 1 (0.42%) LINQ
3 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.42%) WAP
3 1 (0.42%) XML
3 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.25%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.22%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.22%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.53%) CMDB
5 6 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.53%) iSeries
6 4 (1.69%) Handset
7 3 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.84%) AS400
8 2 (0.84%) Clustering
8 2 (0.84%) IVR
8 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.84%) Replication
9 1 (0.42%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.00%) Windows
2 36 (15.19%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.17%) Windows 7
4 15 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.49%) Windows 8
6 12 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.53%) Linux
9 4 (1.69%) Unix
9 4 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.65%) ITIL
2 33 (13.92%) Project Management
3 32 (13.50%) Validation
4 23 (9.70%) Presales
5 22 (9.28%) PRINCE2
5 22 (9.28%) Service Management
6 18 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (6.33%) Change Management
7 15 (6.33%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.49%) Problem Management
9 12 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.64%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (4.64%) ITIL V3
10 11 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (4.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (4.22%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.22%) Migration
12 9 (3.80%) Information Security
13 8 (3.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.59%) C
2 13 (5.49%) SQL
3 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.84%) Python
4 2 (0.84%) RPG
4 2 (0.84%) VB
5 1 (0.42%) C#
5 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (36.71%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (26.16%) CCNA
3 54 (22.78%) CCNP
4 22 (9.28%) CISSP
5 19 (8.02%) Degree
5 19 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (7.59%) MCSE
6 18 (7.59%) Security Cleared
7 16 (6.75%) SC Cleared
8 12 (5.06%) CCIE
9 10 (4.22%) PMP
10 9 (3.80%) CISM
10 9 (3.80%) MCSA
11 7 (2.95%) APMP
11 7 (2.95%) PMI Certification
12 5 (2.11%) CCVP
12 5 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.69%) CCDA
13 4 (1.69%) CCDP
14 3 (1.27%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.77%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) COBIT
2 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (35.02%) Active Directory
2 47 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (12.24%) vSphere
4 18 (7.59%) XenApp
5 16 (6.75%) XenDesktop
6 14 (5.91%) Hyper-V
7 10 (4.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.69%) XenServer
9 3 (1.27%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.27%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.84%) Snort
10 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.42%) Firmware
11 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (11.81%) SCOM
2 18 (7.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (5.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (5.06%) EdgeSight
5 11 (4.64%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.53%) SCCM
7 4 (1.69%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.84%) Nessus
8 2 (0.84%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.84%) Proventia
8 2 (0.84%) QRadar
9 1 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.42%) Cacti
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.42%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 123 (51.90%) Cisco
2 83 (35.02%) Microsoft
3 67 (28.27%) VMware
4 46 (19.41%) Citrix
5 29 (12.24%) HP
5 29 (12.24%) Juniper
6 28 (11.81%) Symantec
7 23 (9.70%) CheckPoint
8 19 (8.02%) F5
9 15 (6.33%) ServiceNow
10 14 (5.91%) Extreme Networks
10 14 (5.91%) SolarWinds
11 13 (5.49%) Palo Alto
12 12 (5.06%) AppSense
12 12 (5.06%) Aruba
12 12 (5.06%) Riverbed
13 8 (3.38%) Aerohive Networks
13 8 (3.38%) Avaya
14 7 (2.95%) Fortinet
14 7 (2.95%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, Birmingham
Anchor
Salary: Competitive & negotiable DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
City, Birmingham
Anchor
Salary: Competitive & Negotiable DOE
Posted: 19 days ago