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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 22 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.81% 2.86% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 27.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £37,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
18 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.63% 10.29% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 26
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

WAN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) VXML
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (50.00%) WFM
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Verint
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Presales

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Presales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Presales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Presales Solution Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) WFM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Verint