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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 103 67 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.35% 3.78% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.12% 23.34% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 59 49 55
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £23,700 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £63,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
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
331 287 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.99% 16.19% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 249 236 235
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,350
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 24 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 (93.93%) LAN
2 108 (50.47%) Cisco
3 96 (44.86%) Firewall
4 80 (37.38%) Microsoft
5 76 (35.51%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (33.64%) Active Directory
7 62 (28.97%) Windows
8 61 (28.50%) VMware
9 58 (27.10%) VPN
10 56 (26.17%) CCNA
11 54 (25.23%) ITIL
12 53 (24.77%) CCNP
13 42 (19.63%) Windows Server
14 41 (19.16%) MS Exchange
15 39 (18.22%) Citrix
16 36 (16.82%) Project Management
16 36 (16.82%) Data Centre
17 35 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
17 35 (16.36%) TCP/IP
18 32 (14.95%) SLA
19 30 (14.02%) DNS
19 30 (14.02%) MS Excel
20 29 (13.55%) MPLS
20 29 (13.55%) Network Security
21 28 (13.08%) vSphere
21 28 (13.08%) Juniper
22 26 (12.15%) DHCP
22 26 (12.15%) HP
22 26 (12.15%) Validation
22 26 (12.15%) 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 41 (19.16%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (6.07%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.21%) IIS
5 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.93%) GroupWise
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (12.15%) assyst
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.93%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.07%) Mimecast
2 10 (4.67%) Office 365
3 9 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.87%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (93.93%) LAN
2 96 (44.86%) Firewall
3 58 (27.10%) VPN
4 35 (16.36%) TCP/IP
5 30 (14.02%) DNS
6 29 (13.55%) MPLS
6 29 (13.55%) Network Security
7 26 (12.15%) DHCP
8 23 (10.75%) VoIP
9 19 (8.88%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (8.88%) SAN
10 18 (8.41%) Wireless
11 17 (7.94%) NetScaler
12 13 (6.07%) IPv4
13 12 (5.61%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (4.67%) Internet
14 10 (4.67%) VLAN
15 9 (4.21%) SSL
16 8 (3.74%) IPsec
17 5 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.93%) 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 11 (5.14%) Finance
1 11 (5.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.74%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.27%) French Language
4 6 (2.80%) Retail
5 5 (2.34%) Legal
6 4 (1.87%) Banking
6 4 (1.87%) German Language
6 4 (1.87%) Law
6 4 (1.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
7 2 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (28.04%) Network Engineer
2 49 (22.90%) Analyst
3 24 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (10.28%) Network Analyst
5 20 (9.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 20 (9.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 16 (7.48%) Architect
7 16 (7.48%) Project Manager
8 14 (6.54%) Cisco Analyst
8 14 (6.54%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 14 (6.54%) Network Support
8 14 (6.54%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (6.07%) Citrix Engineer
9 13 (6.07%) Designer
9 13 (6.07%) Exchange Engineer
10 10 (4.67%) Consultant
10 10 (4.67%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (4.21%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.87%) EDI
2 3 (1.40%) .NET
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%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.82%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.61%) Fat Client
2 12 (5.61%) Thin Client
3 10 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.74%) iSeries
5 4 (1.87%) IVR
6 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.40%) Handset
7 2 (0.93%) AS400
7 2 (0.93%) Clustering
7 2 (0.93%) CMDB
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.93%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.47%) FMCG
8 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (28.97%) Windows
2 42 (19.63%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.61%) Windows 8
6 11 (5.14%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.27%) Linux
9 4 (1.87%) Unix
9 4 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.47%) Android
11 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.23%) ITIL
2 36 (16.82%) Project Management
3 26 (12.15%) Validation
4 19 (8.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (7.94%) PRINCE2
6 14 (6.54%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (6.54%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.07%) Change Management
7 13 (6.07%) Service Management
7 13 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.14%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.14%) ITIL V3
8 11 (5.14%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.67%) Change Control
10 9 (4.21%) Presales
11 8 (3.74%) Network Design
11 8 (3.74%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.27%) Information Security
12 7 (3.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.54%) C
2 10 (4.67%) SQL
3 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.93%) Python
4 2 (0.93%) RPG
4 2 (0.93%) 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 76 (35.51%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (26.17%) CCNA
3 53 (24.77%) CCNP
4 25 (11.68%) Security Cleared
5 19 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (8.88%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.48%) MCSE
7 13 (6.07%) CISSP
7 13 (6.07%) Degree
8 8 (3.74%) CISM
8 8 (3.74%) MCSA
9 7 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.80%) APMP
11 5 (2.34%) PMI Certification
11 5 (2.34%) PMP
12 4 (1.87%) CCIE
13 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.93%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) COBIT
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (33.64%) Active Directory
2 35 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (13.08%) vSphere
4 18 (8.41%) XenApp
5 17 (7.94%) XenDesktop
6 16 (7.48%) Hyper-V
7 12 (5.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.87%) XenServer
9 3 (1.40%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.93%) Firmware
10 2 (0.93%) Snort
11 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.47%) vCloud
11 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (12.15%) SCOM
2 14 (6.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (6.07%) EdgeSight
4 12 (5.61%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.87%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.93%) Nessus
6 2 (0.93%) Nexpose
6 2 (0.93%) Proventia
6 2 (0.93%) QRadar
6 2 (0.93%) SCCM
7 1 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.47%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (50.47%) Cisco
2 80 (37.38%) Microsoft
3 61 (28.50%) VMware
4 39 (18.22%) Citrix
5 28 (13.08%) Juniper
6 26 (12.15%) HP
7 25 (11.68%) Symantec
8 19 (8.88%) CheckPoint
8 19 (8.88%) Extreme Networks
9 18 (8.41%) Avaya
10 15 (7.01%) ServiceNow
11 13 (6.07%) AppSense
12 8 (3.74%) Aerohive Networks
12 8 (3.74%) Aruba
12 8 (3.74%) F5
13 6 (2.80%) NetApp
14 5 (2.34%) SonicWALL
15 4 (1.87%) LANDesk
15 4 (1.87%) Motorola
15 4 (1.87%) Ruckus Wireless
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