The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 3 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 32.43% 2.56% 15.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% 7.69% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Median salary £32,000 £26,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.62% -10.83%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 Dudley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 48.65% 33.33% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 3
Median salary £32,000 £25,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.73% -15.83%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

The demand trend of job ads across the Dudley region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Dudley

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Dudley region with a requirement for WAN.

1 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) VLAN
3 9 (64.29%) Wireless
3 9 (64.29%) VoIP
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (50.00%) MPLS
6 6 (42.86%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
6 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
6 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
6 6 (42.86%) Huawei
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (42.86%) Draytek
6 6 (42.86%) HSRP
6 6 (42.86%) Meraki
6 6 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (35.71%) ADSL
7 5 (35.71%) CCNA
8 4 (28.57%) IPv4
8 4 (28.57%) Project Management
8 4 (28.57%) SSL
8 4 (28.57%) DHCP
8 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
8 4 (28.57%) Resource Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley 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:

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) VLAN
3 9 (64.29%) VoIP
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
3 9 (64.29%) Wireless
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (50.00%) MPLS
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) HSRP
6 6 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 6 (42.86%) Wireshark
7 5 (35.71%) ADSL
8 4 (28.57%) DHCP
8 4 (28.57%) IPv4
8 4 (28.57%) SSL
9 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
9 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Network Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IP Architect
2 2 (14.29%) IP Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior IP Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Presales
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
1 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Security
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Draytek
2 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Huawei
2 6 (42.86%) Meraki
3 4 (28.57%) NETGEAR
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds