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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 10 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 16.00% 9.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 80.00% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 20.00% 28.57% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £27,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.54% +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Dudley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Dudley region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Dudley

WAN
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Supplier Management
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) EPoS
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft