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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - - 23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 5.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
WAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 14 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.84% 10.69% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 19
Average salary £70,000 £55,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.12% +11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

WAN
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

WAN Salary Trend in the Midlands