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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 15 33
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 5.73% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 37.93% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 3
Average salary - £72,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.08%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.97%
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
12 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.81% 15.10% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 27
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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