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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 124 83 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.29% 4.22% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.96% 21.01% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 79 74 51
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,193 £34,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
388 395 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.54% 20.07% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 272 361 290
Median salary £40,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 August 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 184 (81.78%) LAN
2 112 (49.78%) Cisco
3 94 (41.78%) Firewall
4 85 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 85 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (35.56%) Active Directory
6 79 (35.11%) VPN
7 68 (30.22%) VMware
8 63 (28.00%) Data Centre
9 62 (27.56%) CCNA
9 62 (27.56%) Windows
10 60 (26.67%) ITIL
11 52 (23.11%) CCNP
11 52 (23.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 51 (22.67%) MS Exchange
13 43 (19.11%) TCP/IP
14 42 (18.67%) Wireless
14 42 (18.67%) Windows Server
15 41 (18.22%) DHCP
15 41 (18.22%) Citrix
16 40 (17.78%) MPLS
17 39 (17.33%) DNS
18 35 (15.56%) SLA
18 35 (15.56%) HP
19 34 (15.11%) Presales
20 33 (14.67%) vSphere
20 33 (14.67%) Project Management
21 32 (14.22%) Validation
22 31 (13.78%) Juniper
23 30 (13.33%) 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 51 (22.67%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 15 (6.67%) IIS
5 14 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.67%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.22%) JBoss
8 5 (2.22%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.89%) CMS
10 2 (0.89%) SAS
11 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.44%) Moodle
11 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (12.00%) assyst
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.89%) JDE World
3 1 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.00%) Mimecast
2 9 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.56%) Office 365
4 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.78%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 184 (81.78%) LAN
2 94 (41.78%) Firewall
3 79 (35.11%) VPN
4 43 (19.11%) TCP/IP
5 42 (18.67%) Wireless
6 41 (18.22%) DHCP
7 40 (17.78%) MPLS
8 39 (17.33%) DNS
9 28 (12.44%) OSPF
10 24 (10.67%) Network Security
11 22 (9.78%) SAN
12 21 (9.33%) EIGRP
12 21 (9.33%) VoIP
13 20 (8.89%) BGP
14 19 (8.44%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (7.56%) SSL
16 16 (7.11%) WLAN
17 15 (6.67%) VPLS
18 13 (5.78%) Cisco Wireless
18 13 (5.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (7.56%) Finance
2 16 (7.11%) Retail
3 13 (5.78%) French Language
4 10 (4.44%) Publishing
5 9 (4.00%) German Language
5 9 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.67%) Law
7 4 (1.78%) Banking
8 2 (0.89%) Back Office
8 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (24.44%) Analyst
2 40 (17.78%) Network Engineer
3 36 (16.00%) Network Analyst
4 29 (12.89%) Network Support
5 26 (11.56%) Support Analyst
6 25 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (10.67%) Support Engineer
8 21 (9.33%) Network Support Analyst
9 18 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
10 17 (7.56%) Project Manager
11 15 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
11 15 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 14 (6.22%) Architect
12 14 (6.22%) Cisco Support
13 13 (5.78%) IT Engineer
14 11 (4.89%) Technical Specialist
15 10 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
15 10 (4.44%) IT Support
15 10 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
16 9 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.78%) EDI
2 3 (1.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.44%) CSS
3 1 (0.44%) DOM
3 1 (0.44%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.44%) HTML5
3 1 (0.44%) jQuery
3 1 (0.44%) JSON
3 1 (0.44%) LINQ
3 1 (0.44%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.44%) WAP
3 1 (0.44%) XML
3 1 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.44%) CMDB
2 10 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.67%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.67%) iSeries
4 5 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.78%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.78%) Handset
6 3 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.89%) Clustering
7 2 (0.89%) IVR
7 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.89%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Replication
7 2 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (27.56%) Windows
2 42 (18.67%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.11%) Windows 7
4 15 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.33%) Windows 8
6 11 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.44%) Linux
8 8 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.11%) Unix
10 4 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.33%) AIX
11 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.33%) Solaris
12 1 (0.44%) Android
12 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.67%) ITIL
2 34 (15.11%) Presales
3 33 (14.67%) Project Management
4 32 (14.22%) Validation
5 28 (12.44%) PRINCE2
6 20 (8.89%) Service Management
7 18 (8.00%) Change Management
7 18 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.78%) Line Management
9 12 (5.33%) ITIL V3
9 12 (5.33%) Migration
9 12 (5.33%) Risk Management
10 11 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (4.44%) Gantt Chart
11 10 (4.44%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.44%) C
2 17 (7.56%) SQL
3 4 (1.78%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.33%) Perl
5 2 (0.89%) RPG
6 1 (0.44%) C#
6 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (27.56%) CCNA
3 52 (23.11%) CCNP
4 20 (8.89%) Degree
5 18 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 16 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (6.67%) CISSP
7 15 (6.67%) MCSE
8 14 (6.22%) CCIE
8 14 (6.22%) SC Cleared
9 13 (5.78%) PMP
10 11 (4.89%) MCSA
11 10 (4.44%) PMI Certification
12 8 (3.56%) CCVP
13 6 (2.67%) APMP
13 6 (2.67%) CCDP
14 5 (2.22%) CCDA
14 5 (2.22%) CCIP
14 5 (2.22%) CISM
14 5 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.56%) SLA
2 5 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.33%) COBIT
3 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 52 (23.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (14.67%) vSphere
4 15 (6.67%) XenApp
5 13 (5.78%) XenDesktop
6 12 (5.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.78%) XenServer
9 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.33%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.44%) Firmware
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (13.33%) SCOM
2 19 (8.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (4.00%) EdgeSight
5 8 (3.56%) SCCM
6 7 (3.11%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.78%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.33%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.33%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.44%) Cacti
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.44%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 112 (49.78%) Cisco
2 85 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 68 (30.22%) VMware
4 41 (18.22%) Citrix
5 35 (15.56%) HP
6 31 (13.78%) Juniper
7 26 (11.56%) CheckPoint
8 25 (11.11%) F5
8 25 (11.11%) Symantec
9 16 (7.11%) Palo Alto
10 14 (6.22%) Fortinet
10 14 (6.22%) SolarWinds
11 13 (5.78%) Brocade
12 11 (4.89%) Extreme Networks
12 11 (4.89%) Riverbed
13 10 (4.44%) Aruba
13 10 (4.44%) Computacenter
14 9 (4.00%) AppSense
14 9 (4.00%) NetApp
14 9 (4.00%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Proactive Appointments
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, discounts, childcare vouchers
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Met Police
Salary: £22,052 per annum plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago