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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 120 61 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.94% 3.35% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.38% 21.11% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 72 42 55
Median salary £44,149 £43,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.67% +43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
349 289 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.36% 15.86% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 263 236 227
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 5 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 201 (94.37%) LAN
2 104 (48.83%) Cisco
3 88 (41.31%) Firewall
4 80 (37.56%) Microsoft
5 73 (34.27%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (29.58%) Active Directory
6 63 (29.58%) Windows
7 62 (29.11%) VMware
8 54 (25.35%) ITIL
9 53 (24.88%) CCNA
10 52 (24.41%) VPN
11 50 (23.47%) CCNP
12 41 (19.25%) Windows Server
13 39 (18.31%) Citrix
14 38 (17.84%) MS Exchange
14 38 (17.84%) Project Management
15 34 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (15.49%) Data Centre
16 33 (15.49%) TCP/IP
17 31 (14.55%) DNS
17 31 (14.55%) MS Excel
18 30 (14.08%) SLA
19 29 (13.62%) Network Security
19 29 (13.62%) vSphere
20 27 (12.68%) MPLS
20 27 (12.68%) Juniper
21 26 (12.21%) Security Cleared
22 25 (11.74%) SCOM
22 25 (11.74%) DHCP
22 25 (11.74%) Validation

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 38 (17.84%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (5.16%) Skype for Business
4 10 (4.69%) IIS
5 9 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.94%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (11.74%) assyst
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.94%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.63%) Mimecast
2 10 (4.69%) Office 365
3 9 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.88%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (94.37%) LAN
2 88 (41.31%) Firewall
3 52 (24.41%) VPN
4 33 (15.49%) TCP/IP
5 31 (14.55%) DNS
6 29 (13.62%) Network Security
7 27 (12.68%) MPLS
8 25 (11.74%) DHCP
9 23 (10.80%) VoIP
10 19 (8.92%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (8.45%) SAN
12 17 (7.98%) NetScaler
13 14 (6.57%) IPv4
14 12 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (5.63%) Wireless
15 10 (4.69%) VLAN
16 8 (3.76%) Internet
17 7 (3.29%) IPsec
17 7 (3.29%) SSL
18 5 (2.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (7.98%) Finance
2 12 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.29%) Retail
5 5 (2.35%) Banking
5 5 (2.35%) French Language
5 5 (2.35%) Law
5 5 (2.35%) Legal
6 4 (1.88%) German Language
6 4 (1.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (26.29%) Network Engineer
2 49 (23.00%) Analyst
3 22 (10.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (10.33%) Network Analyst
4 17 (7.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (7.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (7.51%) Architect
6 15 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (6.10%) Cisco Analyst
7 13 (6.10%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 13 (6.10%) Citrix Engineer
7 13 (6.10%) Designer
7 13 (6.10%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.10%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.63%) Exchange Engineer
9 11 (5.16%) Consultant
9 11 (5.16%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (4.23%) Network Designer
10 9 (4.23%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.88%) .NET
1 4 (1.88%) EDI
2 2 (0.94%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) DOM
3 1 (0.47%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) HTML5
3 1 (0.47%) jQuery
3 1 (0.47%) JSON
3 1 (0.47%) LINQ
3 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.63%) Fat Client
2 12 (5.63%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.76%) iSeries
5 4 (1.88%) IVR
6 3 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.41%) Clustering
6 3 (1.41%) Handset
6 3 (1.41%) Replication
7 2 (0.94%) AS400
7 2 (0.94%) CMDB
7 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.47%) EPoS
8 1 (0.47%) FMCG
8 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (29.58%) Windows
2 41 (19.25%) Windows Server
3 24 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.57%) Windows 8
6 13 (6.10%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.82%) Linux
9 4 (1.88%) Unix
10 3 (1.41%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.47%) Android
12 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.35%) ITIL
2 38 (17.84%) Project Management
3 25 (11.74%) Validation
4 22 (10.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (7.51%) Service Delivery
5 16 (7.51%) Service Management
6 14 (6.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (6.57%) PRINCE2
7 12 (5.63%) Change Management
7 12 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.16%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.16%) ITIL V3
8 11 (5.16%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.69%) Change Control
10 8 (3.76%) Network Design
10 8 (3.76%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.29%) Migration
11 7 (3.29%) Presales
12 6 (2.82%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.10%) C
2 11 (5.16%) SQL
3 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.94%) Python
4 2 (0.94%) RPG
4 2 (0.94%) VB
5 1 (0.47%) C#
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (34.27%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (24.88%) CCNA
3 50 (23.47%) CCNP
4 26 (12.21%) Security Cleared
5 20 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (9.39%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.98%) MCSE
7 12 (5.63%) Degree
8 11 (5.16%) CISSP
9 9 (4.23%) MCSA
10 8 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (3.29%) CISM
12 4 (1.88%) APMP
12 4 (1.88%) CCIE
12 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.41%) PMP
14 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.47%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.08%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (29.58%) Active Directory
2 34 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.62%) vSphere
4 18 (8.45%) XenApp
5 17 (7.98%) Hyper-V
5 17 (7.98%) XenDesktop
6 12 (5.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.88%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.88%) XenServer
8 3 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.94%) Firmware
9 2 (0.94%) Snort
9 2 (0.94%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (11.74%) SCOM
2 13 (6.10%) EdgeSight
2 13 (6.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (5.16%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.88%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.94%) Nessus
5 2 (0.94%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.94%) Proventia
5 2 (0.94%) QRadar
5 2 (0.94%) SCCM
5 2 (0.94%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 104 (48.83%) Cisco
2 80 (37.56%) Microsoft
3 62 (29.11%) VMware
4 39 (18.31%) Citrix
5 27 (12.68%) Juniper
6 23 (10.80%) HP
6 23 (10.80%) Symantec
7 20 (9.39%) Avaya
8 19 (8.92%) CheckPoint
9 16 (7.51%) Extreme Networks
10 15 (7.04%) ServiceNow
11 13 (6.10%) AppSense
12 7 (3.29%) F5
13 6 (2.82%) NetApp
14 5 (2.35%) Aerohive Networks
14 5 (2.35%) Aruba
14 5 (2.35%) SonicWALL
15 4 (1.88%) LANDesk
15 4 (1.88%) Remedy
15 4 (1.88%) Ruckus Wireless
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