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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 48 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 147 87 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.96% 4.66% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.43% 26.28% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 76 78 54
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 £26,186 £31,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £61,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
427 331 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.30% 17.73% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 273 288 340
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £25,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (75.41%) LAN
2 125 (51.23%) Cisco
3 109 (44.67%) Firewall
4 99 (40.57%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (35.66%) VPN
6 84 (34.43%) Microsoft
7 83 (34.02%) Data Centre
8 77 (31.56%) Active Directory
9 75 (30.74%) CCNA
10 70 (28.69%) VMware
11 58 (23.77%) Windows
12 57 (23.36%) ITIL
13 54 (22.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 53 (21.72%) DHCP
15 50 (20.49%) DNS
15 50 (20.49%) Wireless
16 49 (20.08%) MS Exchange
17 48 (19.67%) HP
17 48 (19.67%) CCNP
18 47 (19.26%) TCP/IP
18 47 (19.26%) Presales
19 43 (17.62%) Project Management
20 41 (16.80%) MPLS
20 41 (16.80%) Windows Server
21 40 (16.39%) Juniper
21 40 (16.39%) PRINCE2
22 39 (15.98%) CheckPoint
23 37 (15.16%) vSphere
24 36 (14.75%) F5
25 34 (13.93%) OSPF

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 49 (20.08%) MS Exchange
2 27 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (6.97%) Skype for Business
4 16 (6.56%) IIS
5 14 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.46%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.05%) JBoss
8 5 (2.05%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.82%) SAS
11 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.41%) CMS
11 1 (0.41%) Moodle
11 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (10.66%) assyst
2 1 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.61%) Mimecast
2 8 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.87%) Office 365
4 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.64%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 184 (75.41%) LAN
2 109 (44.67%) Firewall
3 87 (35.66%) VPN
4 53 (21.72%) DHCP
5 50 (20.49%) DNS
5 50 (20.49%) Wireless
6 47 (19.26%) TCP/IP
7 41 (16.80%) MPLS
8 34 (13.93%) OSPF
9 28 (11.48%) Network Security
10 24 (9.84%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (9.84%) EIGRP
10 24 (9.84%) SAN
11 23 (9.43%) BGP
11 23 (9.43%) VoIP
12 19 (7.79%) SSL
13 17 (6.97%) Cisco Wireless
13 17 (6.97%) VPLS
13 17 (6.97%) WLAN
14 16 (6.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (9.84%) Finance
2 22 (9.02%) Retail
3 15 (6.15%) Publishing
4 12 (4.92%) French Language
5 8 (3.28%) German Language
6 7 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.46%) Law
8 4 (1.64%) Marketing
9 3 (1.23%) Banking
10 2 (0.82%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.41%) Automotive
11 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (21.31%) Analyst
2 45 (18.44%) Network Engineer
3 33 (13.52%) Network Analyst
4 27 (11.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (11.07%) Network Support
5 26 (10.66%) Support Analyst
6 23 (9.43%) Support Engineer
7 21 (8.61%) Exchange Engineer
8 19 (7.79%) Network Support Analyst
9 17 (6.97%) Project Manager
10 16 (6.56%) Architect
10 16 (6.56%) Technical Specialist
11 15 (6.15%) Cisco Analyst
11 15 (6.15%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 14 (5.74%) Cisco Support
13 13 (5.33%) IT Engineer
14 11 (4.51%) Infrastructure Architect
15 10 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
15 10 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
15 10 (4.10%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.41%) CSS
2 1 (0.41%) DOM
2 1 (0.41%) EDI
2 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.41%) HTML
2 1 (0.41%) HTML5
2 1 (0.41%) jQuery
2 1 (0.41%) JSON
2 1 (0.41%) LINQ
2 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.41%) WAP
2 1 (0.41%) XML
2 1 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (34.02%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.97%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.15%) CMDB
4 8 (3.28%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.05%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.05%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.23%) Handset
6 3 (1.23%) iSeries
6 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.82%) AS400
7 2 (0.82%) Clustering
7 2 (0.82%) IVR
7 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.82%) Replication
8 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.77%) Windows
2 41 (16.80%) Windows Server
3 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (5.74%) Windows 7
5 13 (5.33%) Linux
6 12 (4.92%) Windows 8
6 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.28%) Unix
9 4 (1.64%) AIX
9 4 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.64%) Solaris
9 4 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.41%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.36%) ITIL
2 47 (19.26%) Presales
3 43 (17.62%) Project Management
4 40 (16.39%) PRINCE2
5 31 (12.70%) Validation
6 28 (11.48%) Service Delivery
7 24 (9.84%) Service Management
8 23 (9.43%) Line Management
9 20 (8.20%) Change Management
9 20 (8.20%) Risk Management
10 17 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (6.97%) Software Engineering
11 16 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (6.15%) Gantt Chart
12 15 (6.15%) ITIL V3
12 15 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (5.33%) Migration
14 11 (4.51%) Network Management
15 10 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.66%) C
2 17 (6.97%) SQL
3 5 (2.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.64%) Perl
5 1 (0.41%) C#
5 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (40.57%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (30.74%) CCNA
3 48 (19.67%) CCNP
4 25 (10.25%) Degree
5 18 (7.38%) PMP
6 16 (6.56%) CCIE
7 15 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (6.15%) PMI Certification
7 15 (6.15%) Security Cleared
8 14 (5.74%) MCSE
9 13 (5.33%) CISSP
10 11 (4.51%) MCSA
11 10 (4.10%) SC Cleared
12 8 (3.28%) CCVP
13 7 (2.87%) CCDA
13 7 (2.87%) CCDP
13 7 (2.87%) CCIP
13 7 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) COBIT
2 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (31.56%) Active Directory
2 54 (22.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (15.16%) vSphere
4 11 (4.51%) XenApp
5 9 (3.69%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.69%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.64%) XenServer
7 3 (1.23%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.41%) Firmware
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (12.30%) SCOM
2 22 (9.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (6.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (3.69%) SCCM
5 6 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (2.05%) EdgeSight
7 4 (1.64%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.64%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.41%) Cacti
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.41%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 125 (51.23%) Cisco
2 84 (34.43%) Microsoft
3 70 (28.69%) VMware
4 48 (19.67%) HP
5 40 (16.39%) Juniper
6 39 (15.98%) CheckPoint
7 36 (14.75%) F5
8 34 (13.93%) Citrix
9 30 (12.30%) Fortinet
10 25 (10.25%) Symantec
11 23 (9.43%) Brocade
12 19 (7.79%) SolarWinds
13 17 (6.97%) Palo Alto
14 15 (6.15%) Computacenter
15 12 (4.92%) Huawei
16 11 (4.51%) Riverbed
17 10 (4.10%) Aruba
17 10 (4.10%) NetApp
18 8 (3.28%) Aerohive Networks
19 7 (2.87%) Meraki
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