The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 7 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 13.51% - 8.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% - 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £29,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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 Dudley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 27.03% 9.30% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 19
Average salary £29,000 £19,499 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.72% -41.79%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Dudley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

WAN
Salary Trend in Dudley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Dudley region.

WAN Salary Trend in Dudley

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 7 (87.50%) High Availability
2 7 (87.50%) VoIP
2 7 (87.50%) PPP
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Service Delivery
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (87.50%) HSRP
2 7 (87.50%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) VoIP
2 7 (87.50%) PPP
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (87.50%) HSRP
2 7 (87.50%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Service Delivery
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
1 7 (87.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco