The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.15% 0.83% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 6.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £33,309 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.54% 11.98% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

WAN
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

WAN Salary Trend in Solihull

WAN
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Solihull

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 12 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco
5 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
5 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 10 (41.67%) DHCP
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (41.67%) CCNA
7 9 (37.50%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) VMware ESX
7 9 (37.50%) Finance
7 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (37.50%) vSphere
7 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (25.00%) Project Management
9 6 (25.00%) VPN
9 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (25.00%) MS Office
10 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) Internet
10 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
12 2 (8.33%) Banking
12 2 (8.33%) Retail

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) DHCP
4 9 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (20.83%) Internet
7 2 (8.33%) SAN
8 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.17%) Wireless
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Analyst
2 14 (58.33%) Network Analyst
3 13 (54.17%) Senior Network Analyst
3 13 (54.17%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (25.00%) IT Support
7 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
7 5 (20.83%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
9 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
9 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
10 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
10 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
1 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (41.67%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 9 (37.50%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya